Cynthia Chung, How the Ukrainian Nationalist Movement Post-WWII was Bought and Paid for by the CIA

Cynthia Chung In part 1 of this series Fact Checking the Fact Checkers, the question was posed “why does Ukraine seem to have so many Nazis nowadays?” In that paper we were led to the further question “is the United States and possibly NATO involved in the funding, training and political support of neo-Nazism in Ukraine and if so, for what purpose?” It was concluded that in order to answer such questions fully, we would have to look at the historical root of Ukrainian nationalism and its relationship with U.S. Intelligence…

Yoichi Shimatsu, Major media, NGOs and online fakers push a fake Ukraine narrative

By Yoichi Shimatsu The third part of this Ukraine series examines the underlying issues, political, military and ethnic, involved in the long-simmering clash with Russia, an avoidable crisis that corrupt Ukrainian politicians rejected due to the siren song of serving as a NATO front-line state. The limited Russian operations in the easternmost Donetsk region and annexation of Crimea, as territorial concessions had the effect of lulling the Ukrainian population toward the larger unresolved issue of NATO membership. Before delving into the geopolitical issues, some attention needs to be focused on…