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Assad and Zelenskyy – a contrast in media coverage

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Assad and Zelenskyy – a contrast in media coverage

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Written by Gavin O’Reilly

In the early hours of Friday morning, Israeli airstrikes on the Syrian capital of Damascus resulted in the deaths of three Syrian soldiers, only a month after Damascus International Airport was bombed under similar circumstances, with Tel Aviv alleging that it was being used by Iran to transport weapons into the Arab Republic, where Tehran is operating in an anti-terrorist capacity under official invite from the Syrian government. 

This air campaign, which began in 2013 following the Iranian intervention in the proxy war on Syria which had begun two years previously, has stepped up markedly in recent years, with Israel recently threatening to assassinate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in an airstrike should the Islamic Republic continue to co-operate with its Arab counterpart.

What is interesting to note however, is that despite remaining President in the face of an 11-year long regime change operation, involving the arming and training of terrorist groups by the United States, Britain and Israel, as well as direct military action from those states, Bashar al-Assad is not afforded the same heroic descriptions gifted to his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr  Zelenskyy, a newfound darling of the corporate media since the Russian military intervention in Ukraine began in February of this year.

To understand why, one must look at the wider geopolitical factors at play in both conflicts.

Timber Sycamore, the CIA operation intended to violently overthrow Assad, has its roots in the Syrian leader’s 2009 refusal to allow US-allied Qatar to build a pipeline through his country, an arrangement that would have undermined his relationship with key-ally Russia.

Realising that should Damascus fall, Tehran would be next in line to experience a US-backed ‘revolution’, Iran and Hezbollah launched an intervention in 2013 at the request of Assad’s government, an arrangement that has played a crucial role in preventing Syria from suffering the same fate that befell Libya, also subjected to a US-orchestrated regime change operation in 2011 and overrun and destroyed by Western-backed terrorists in the space of eight months.

This is where the role of Israel comes into play, with the Syrian Arab Republic being a long-time foe of the Zionist state since its establishment in 1948, and previously friendly Iran also becoming an opponent following the anti-Zionist Ayatollah Khomeini coming to power in the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

As a result, Israel has played a key role in the Syrian regime change operation by providing arms and training to the terrorist groups vying to overthrow Assad, and has also stepped up its campaign of air strikes against the Arab state in order to counter what it sees as ‘Iranian expansionism’ in the region.

Despite this air campaign carrying the serious risk of escalating the Syrian war into a major regional conflict, Israel has come in for little to no criticism from the West for carrying it out, and no praise has been given to Assad for standing by his country in the face of it, in stark contrast to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

In November 2013, a CIA and MI6-orchestrated regime-change operation was launched against Ukraine in response to then-President Viktor Yanukovych’s decision to suspend an EU trade deal in order to pursue closer ties with neighbouring Russia.

In a similar vein to Timber Sycamore’s support of radical Wahhabi groups, Euromaidan would see the support of far-right anti-Russian and neo-Nazi elements, who would play a key role in the post-coup Western-backed government of Petro Poroshenko.

Indeed, such was the extent of anti-Russian sentiment in Ukraine following the Maidan, that the predominantly ethnic Russian Donbass region in the east of the country would break away in April 2014 to form the independent Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk.

An eight-year long war on both Republics by Kiev would follow, involving neo-Nazi paramilitaries such as Azov Battalion and Right Sector, leading to 14,000 deaths.

Though Russia would seek to resolve this conflict peacefully through the Minsk Accords, which would grant Donetsk and Luhansk a degree of autonomy while still remaining under Ukrainian rule, Kiev’s failure to implement its side of the agreement would ultimately force Moscow’s hand in February of this year, when a special military operation was launched into Ukraine in order to protect the ethnic Russian population in the east, and to destroy any military infrastructure that would have been used against Russia had Ukraine gone on to become a member of NATO, the alliance having failed to honour a post-Cold War agreement not to expand eastwards.

Five months on, and the Russian military intervention in Ukraine has been the subject of global condemnation and sanctions, with Zelenskyy acting as a figurehead for Western propaganda to offset the fact that Moscow has been successful in its goal of preventing NATO from encircling Russia on its Western border, the Ukrainian President receiving widespread praise from the Western media despite Kiev, located in the west of Ukraine, not being the focus of the Russian military operation taking place mainly in the east, in stark contrast to Bashar al-Assad staying in Damascus, a city that only took back full control from Western-backed terrorists in 2018, and is still regularly targeted by Israeli airstrikes.

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JJ345

Assad is not a gay Zion clown, and Assad is not the puppet leader of a terrorist group.

Yanqui’s puppet getting backing by yanquis other puppets… anyone surprised? Even the Zion MSM losing ground.

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Ashok Varma

US and Zionist propaganda is failing bigtime as Hungarian PM just said:

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

“The sanctions have not shaken Russia and Europe has already lost four governments. It is quite possible that events in Ukraine will put an end to Western domination and open the door to a multipolar world order.”

Myrtle D. McCloskey

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Laszlo Kovacs

Defiant Orban Doubles Down on EU -Russia Policy, and calls for an end to the war that Ukraine has lost.

The West, especially the US and UK should stop arming Ukraine and work for a peace settlement instead, Hungary’s prime minister told his supporters on Saturday.

Viktor Orban doubled down on positions that have brought him into direct conflict with the European Union, the US and even his former political allies in Poland. He said the West’s strategy in Ukraine — including economic sanctions on Russia and the provision of military aid — has failed.

“It’s not the EU’s job to take sides in this conflict, but to go between the two sides” to help negotiations, Orban said an annual retreat in Baile Tusnad, Romania.

Orban directly blamed Western long-range missile shipments for Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s remark this week about annexing more Ukrainian territory. The Hungarian emphasized the need to understand Russia’s position of requiring security guarantees that its territory can’t be attacked.

Ukraine can’t win the war with Russia, even with Western support, according to Orban. He said sanctions by the EU, the US, Canada and elsewhere haven’t weakened Moscow but instead have caused instability in Europe. The rest of the world isn’t joining in the repudiation of Russia, Orban added.

Retired Troll

Well, Trump is saying the same thing. He even called EU a parasite.

During his term, the US had “no problem” with Russia, China or North Korea, and “nobody even talked about” Ukraine, the ex-president claimed. Ukraine is a Russian issue and has to be solved locally.

Retired Troll

Donald Trump: Europe is a parasite and has done nothing while US is going bankrupt funding a losing war

“But we just give money out. And we have $35 trillion in debt. We have all of these problems,” he said, referring to record inflation in the US, the energy crisis, and other issues.

Trump also doubted whether even the massive levels of US assistance would change the situation on the ground in Ukraine. “Now, it’s much tougher to solve,” he said about the crisis. “Russia has 35 times the fire power. And they’re looking to obliterate the weapons as we send them in. A lot of bad things are happening,” he added.

Not-a-NWO-Puke-Headed-Nazi

All because NATO Pukes & Hires of Bilderberg Group Puppeteering them, US & WEF seem oblivious to the FACT their “LIBERAL WORLD ORDER” is SATAN’s attempt establish his “End of the World” Pricktatorship!!! ;-p))))

Bayraktar

He is a gay Zion clown. when Israel bombs Syria, Assad does nothing, he never did anything. the Golan Heights still in Israel’s hands, Assad does not even speak of recovering it. he destroyed his country. perfect for the big Zionist Jewish plan that is “Heretz Israel”

Retired Troll

I would doubt that, the Zionist parasites are having a hard time hanging on to a small coastal strip of Palestine, let alone “Eretz Israel”. Even the CIA has concluded that they won’t last more than a couple of decades largely due to demographics and loss of western power.

Retired Troll

Donald Trump: “Two years ago we were energy independent… Now we are a beggar nation, with Biden down on his knees pleading for energy from all over the globe; going to Venezuela, Saudi Arabia. Going to countries all over the world, asking for help,” he added.

jha

the US exports more oil every day than it imports. if the US needs more oil then maybe the US should simply stop exporting it’s oil. also the US is the world’s leading producer of natural gas. it really doesn’t get any more “energy independent” than that, does it.

Not-a-NWO-Puke-Headed-Nazi

Not exactly as the oil produced by Joint Oil/Gas Platform shared by US, Japan & Russia in in Sekue Region w/ majority interest US & Japan can expect to claim ZERO Oil & Gas from the Project as Russia has proclaimed “Force Majeure” (Superior or Overpowering Force)!

Killing the Pipelines Projects to distribute Gas and Oil over the nation was the BULLET Biden Admin used to make our own Gas & Oil too high priced vs importing it. All in an effort to Make Warren Buffet Richer w/ Train Distribution than a far more efficient & cheaper way via Pipelines!

“Liberal World Order” is bent on going to Electric which will see America becoming a 3rd World nation as we are just not there yet. It’s like FORCING Americans to go to Metric System which still hasn’t fully transpired and never will!

Right now Solar & Wind Powered Power Generation is not going make America Independent and we still use COAL & OIL as our Go To Powered Power Plant Generation. This is all a SCAM by the Khazarian Mafia led Bilderberg Secret Society so they can KEEP living off OPM (other people’s money) instead of using theirs!

All to bring in their NWO “Liberal World Order” w/ their GREAT RESET!!!

JJ345

Going by your name, Turkey is also supporting and is the same as Zion.

No, they have their goals, and what has Zion achieved? Nothing. I don’t think you understand Zion position nowadays. They are madly sacred of Hezbollah alone.

Going by what you are saying you don’t know Zion’s plans.

FOSSILS RULE BANKS JUST DROOL

How many a times you were shot down dead by Russias,beyond a joke you pathedic gayee gimp!

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JJ345

You can also find the SF channel of Odysee BTW.

The Truth

Assad = true hero, Zelensky = true scum.

The truth is just the opposite from whatever Anglo Zionist demons and their media say .

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Ashok Varma

Zelensky is not Ukrainian but a Jew and is kept as a western whore to incite a Slavic fratricide. People around the world are sick of him. Indian TV does even show him anymore and even the Latin Economic Summit blacklisted him and invited President Putin as the keynote speaker at the virtual summit. Brazil and Argentina along with Venezuela blocked even any mention of Ukraine.

Laszlo Kovacs

Viktor Orban has said that Zelensky is directly responsible for the all the suffering of the Ukrainian and Russian people and must be removed and this blood shed stopped. Russian superpower can not be defeated.

Muhammad your Prophet

Assad who?

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lgbt group therapy wed in Omaha—bring your 17 daddies, used condom

War

Hero that kick US ass 😂

Ashok Varma

Dr. Assad is good decent man and very popular in Syria and the region.

Muhammad your Prophet

A good decent deranged dictator you mean, right? Decent by Putin’s genocidal standard?

Herbie

You sound deranged….just saying….

Muhammad your Prophet

You’re the one backing up the terrorist genocidal Russian president… just saying…

FOSSILS RULE BANKS JUST DROOL

YOUR THE ONE BACK INCEST HITLER,ISIS,LGBTQ,BIO-LABS,YOU SIC FUK!

Salamender

Please, don’t flatter him.

Salamender

The False prophet is always deranged. He is kicked out of this column very fast, most of the time.

Leonidas

What a relief. You know Assad. You are prophet indeed

FOSSILS RULE BANKS JUST DROOL

Your the derranged anal flogged dud muslim desperate fascist scums wannabe dictraitors,you filth,you pathedic keweer buerocratic spaso gutless,jealous prik! Aint got the balls even dare take on trannys and phaedophiles,weak piece of pus!

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Muhammad your Prophet

But first you need to learn how to write, you fucking deranged moron.

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f u c k you

First fuuck you fucking crazy retard, and second: fuuck you. and third: fuuck you. and then: fuuck you, and finally fuuuuuuuuuuuck you.

Salamender

Wrong, Muhammad is not muslim, he is a Tel Aviv scum. And he is no prophet, he never said anything true, in his whole life.

Dave

Hahaha, yeah, right.

Leonidas

You don’t know Assad ??!!. No kidding; are you a real prophet or not?

Muhammad your Prophet

You mean the lunatic who murdered hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians at Ghouta. The hundreds of thousands of empty Facebook pages. A mass online graveyard. I already saw it. It’s still there. Proof beyond any doubt of mass murder.

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FOSSILS RULE BANKS JUST DROOL

YOUR ARE (sic) No one here believes (sic) poofs as you ranting on like tranny premadonna Trust quests you beligerant rant,truth assasin master of null,lgbtq problem (sic) child!

Muhammad your Prophet

I don’t a fuck if you believe what or not. You’re a terrorist freak. You have no opinion.

Stephan Williams

I gotcha! No one but serial lying, psychotic jews are permitted to have an opinion.

Did I get that right?!? Heh heh heh

Muhammad your Prophet

You did get that right. You’re one proud antisemite terrorist cockroach who deserves to have no opinion. You certainly got that right.

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Salamender

You’re close to the truth.

f u c k you

No one gives a fuck if you terrorist freak breathe or not your retarded mutant vermin, whether you eat shit in your cockroach basement or in hell, preferably.

you are nothing, the most insignificant piece of shit from joe bidens asshole. go back there and die.

Salamender

He doesn’t, he is a false prophet, from the slum.

War

US has been planning to destroys Russia Ukraine and EU because EU is competitor of US’s trade.

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Herbie

Zelensky needs to be taken out for this pointless war to end, the sooner to save more lives…..

Bayraktar

Assad is a monster, he had thousands of his civilians killed. may Allah remove him from the earth. those who support Assad are profound morons

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Joe Bidet Is A Senile Pedo

You believe in Allah so clearly you are a retarded f u c k w i t!

FOSSILS RULE BANKS JUST DROOL

Nope,it believes in anal and lgbtq,you obviously are a dud low iq bot belonging to fkn it,POOFS! bidens a phaedo,fkn drr,wont cfhange things regardless no future in fascism nor soros,nor lgbtq! CORRECTED+ FIXED!

Usman

God bless the USA and the West for supporting terrorists and White Helmets who destroyed hundreds of cities and killed hundreds of thousands of people by chopping off their heads. God bless is a brave Israel that has been bombing civilian and military facilities in Syria for 10 years with a bloodless “civil” war (against the grown American-Western terrorism). God bless Turkey for supporting “innocent bearded children with machetes” who have been killing Syrians for many years. Damn Russia and Syria for destroying democratic terrorists

FOSSILS RULE BANKS JUST DROOL

DAMN,OBUMMER,HELLARY,EUGEDDON,ISIS,CIA,MI6,NWO,LGBTQ,WOKE,UNREPENTED SCUM! FIXED!

Salamender

A little sarcasm, hey?

FOSSILS RULE BANKS JUST DROOL

Assad must go? Say what? How is that so poof? You are an absolute weak person,soo fullovit,just like your phaedokweer degenerate masters over the years whom i may add Assad pissed on gleefully! stupid fekn troll,no wonder the west is lost,congratuknations,degenerate low iq lieing cursed mongrel! FIXED!

Bayraktar

Lol… You take me for a Westerner. I certainly spent a good part of my life there. i live in turkey now next to syria. I know Syrians who told me their stories, who showed me their own destroyed houses. I don’t need to listen to the media to know what is happening a few hundred kilometers from my home. Assad is a monster I had all the evidence I needed. you who live thousands of miles away, what do you know? nothing. the United States and Europe are terrorists and so is Russia. massacred thousands of Syrian civilians for their own personal gain disgusts me. the crown obviously goes to the iranians who massacred thousands of syrians just because they are sunnis. they killed more than Daesh NATO Russia combined. Assad he owes his life to this trash Putin. if Russia hadn’t come to help Assad he would have been dead a long time ago.

Leonidas

An idiot Turk. What a surprise!

Joe Bidet Is ASenile Pedo

Clearly a sad mentally disturbed Islamic goat shagger! (probably all the inbreeding)

The Objective

I take you for a dumb turd. A wannabe jihadist monkey with a keyboard but in reality just a cowardly, worthless basement rat. You was in the west as a janitor and toilet cleaner, but you failed as both, now you’re in some turkish shithole working as a male prostitute in turkish hammam and fantasizing about sultan Erdogan’s mighty banana-jihad. Who gives a fck anyway?

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Joe Bidet Is A Senile Pedo

You mean the Jew controlled western MSM presents an evil Jew pervert as a hero, surely not, LOL!

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Donnchadh

Pro Ukraine hackers group thought they were fighting against Russia with a new DDoS app but it turns out the app itself is malware infecting their devices -confirmed by Google . It was coded by Russian group-Turla-aka- Venomous Bears ans other names -affiliated to the Russian Federal Security Service .It hit the Ukrainian Azov Regiment -aka-cyberazovcom using a spoofed domain–not as clever as they think -one in the eye for the Paid Posters here.

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FOSSILS RULE BANKS JUST DROOL

Most media have chronic fascist health issues,conversely one is the statesman,where as the other has severe mental illness complex disorders,whom don’t rate even a single hair to the formers ass! Night of day difference.

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Peter Jennings

The Russia admin may have to do in Syria what it has done in Ukraine. When it comes to showdown in Syria, the Russian admin may find that the isreali apartheid regime will side with the US and its nato poodles. The Turkish admin may do the same if nothing can be done to settle the wants of the PKK, who will just go to the US/nato and isreal if they don’t..

Syria is a weak point, as was Ukraine, in the Russian strategy to fend off the US and its nato poodles, and prevent them from surrounding Russia almost completely.

The same may need to be done in Iraq and Libya. This would be a golden opportunity for the people of both countries. They could be rid of murderous invaders who steal everything. Libya could rebuild its cities and culture in the spirit of their last great leader, who was murdererd by those very invaders.

In Iraq and Libya, the US and nato came with ‘democracy’ and ‘freedom’. In Syria they came with a new religion. In Ukraine they came with cookies to celebrate the sacrifice.

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helene matz

izrahell and yankfascistan zelensky spawn of their lifes work

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kotromanic

Zelinsky is modern day Lenen. A Jew hand of Rothshild with the goel to kill the slavs so their people can move in. Basically the same as the german lebensraum policy just using foreign military cause they do not have their own.

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Dan

It seems to me that the West has seriously miscalculated! I remember the riots during the miners strike, the Poll tax riots and unless our politicians start to resolve the mess they have created in Ukraine there are going to be ‘winter riots’. People will be hungry and cold. It will be resolved during or after the winter.

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Salamender

There is a difference. Assad is a true leader of his peoples and loves his country. No one, can say the same thing of Zelensky. On one side we have an educated doctor, trying to save lives, on the other, we have a comedian in high heels.

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LOL

If that midget clown actually fired those things, he’d fall over.

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NDR7652

Question is the Iranian revolution Anti -Zionist ???

If you remember Israeli was shipping WEAPONS TO IRAN as part of the Oliver North network during the 80’s when Khomeini was still alive

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Bozo

Zelensky put me on pro Russian list merely because I sell used Mongolian condoms to USA #1 tranny Sawyer

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