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The war goes on

The Nato member summit has just concluded in Vilnius, Lithuania. This was the first meeting since Finland was admitted to the alliance. After blocking the entry of Sweden, Turkey finally…

Shock, awe and ICC warrants

It must be a coincidence that ICC (International Criminal Court) issued arrest warrants for Russian President Vladimir Putin, for war crimes in Ukraine, just two days before the 20th anniversary…

One year of war

Last year on February 24, the war between Russia and Ukraine started. One year on, Ukraine is facing the worst kind of destruction, reportedly the casualties of tens of thousands…

War crimes

Threshold question: should we hold trials or join Joe Stalin like he proposed after WWII for Hitler and his Hit Men, and just lynch those responsible, their crimes being so…

The nuclear threat

There is visible nervousness. Events of the last three weeks are indicating gradual penetration of disappointment, lassitude and desperation in Putin’s camp. Indubitably, Putin is worried about the repeated failures…

The horror of war [Part IV]

In this concluding part of this series, I would like to discuss how wars, conflicts, civil strife, armament, nuclearization and weapons tests have affected the environment and what potential they…

A way forward for Moscow

It is true that the West did not keep its promises, reneging on its assurances that were held out to the Soviet Union just prior to the end of the…

Peace, not war

Russia launched its massive invasion of Ukraine on February 24 flagrantly violating the most fundamental norm of international law – the prohibition of recourse to international force except in exercising…

Against the war

On Saturday, Facebook deleted a video posted by the Socialist Equality Party of Germany opposing the German government’s participation in the US-led Nato proxy war against Russia in Ukraine. The…