The initial western financial thrust to collapse the Russian economy backfired by driving up energy prices for the benefit of western rivals. However, it is Russia’s next step – if implemented – that threatens to drive up commodity prices, undermine western financial markets, and ultimately collapse their currencies.
The East is slowly but steadily crafting the new concepts of the new world order, while the West is drowning itself in its imperial and colonial measures, which may prolong the battle slightly but would not be able to change the results aspired to by the majority of human beings on this planet: a multi-polar world, credible, fair, safe and prosperous for all and not for some or few.
But the mysterious white ‘Z’ painted on vehicles has come to symbolise something more: It is seen to represent “World Order Z”– all those countries and peoples who jointly are choosing a path of ‘defiance’ and national renewal.
Washington who see the conflict as an opportunity to weaken Russia so it cannot obstruct US plans to “pivot” to Asia. The transformation of Ukraine into a frigid, uninhabitable wastelands is largely the result of Washington’s voracious geopolitical ambitions.
No matter how it develops, what is occurring right now will force the perennially tone-deaf politicians in and around the White House to begin to rethink America’s place in the world and its options as a major power. No one can predict how that will go and the process will make compelling theater as America’s two major political parties take up positions to make the case that the other party is solely at fault. It is impossible to foresee how far that bloodletting will go.
The usual UK Column News round-up on 7th October. What will happen now the Donbass referendum has thrown the West into a flat spin?
Going through her personal on-the-ground experience and larger insights, Vanessa will help you understand the truth of the recent Donbass elections for east Ukraine to rejoin Russia, why these elections were entirely legitimate, how Ukrainian Nazis are being used as western proxies for geopolitical ends and how this relates to the coming economic meltdown.
The recapture of the Kharkov region at the beginning of September appears to be a success for Ukrainian forces. Our media exulted and relayed Ukrainian propaganda to give us a picture that is not entirely accurate. A closer look at the operations might have prompted Ukraine to be more cautious.
We are pleased to bring you this fresh interview with Jacques Baud, in which we cover what is now happening in the geopolitical struggle that is the Ukraine-Russia war. As always, Mr. Baud brings deep insight and clear analysis to the conversation – The Postil
A conversation with author and historian Matt Ehret covering Russian and Chinese global ‘soft power’ initiatives. Unlike Western neocolonialism which has destroyed and divided continents and destabilised sovereign nations to enable the plunder of resources and has stunted development of ‘third world’ countries and peoples – the Russian and Chinese model is based upon unification of continents and ‘win, win’.