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The Big Lie About Ukraine’s War

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The Big Lie About Ukraine's War

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Written by Eric Zuesse

Before Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky quit negotiations with Russia to settle the war in Ukraine, he told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on 20 March 2022, “I made a point that the war in Ukraine has been lasting for eight years. It’s not just some special military operation.” 

Zakaria had asked him “You have said recently that Ukraine perhaps will not be a member of NATO. You have admitted that. Could that — there are people who ask, could that concession, had you made it clearly and loudly earlier, could that have prevented this war?” Zelensky’s reply said that for Ukraine to make such a “concession” — unless some NATO countries would step up to provide “guarantees” to Ukraine’s winning this eight-year war — would be unacceptable to Ukrainians, because this war had started “eight years” earlier, and they wouldn’t accept now — after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022 — a “concession” of an indispensable part of what their military has been fighting for ever since long before that, going all the way back to 2014 — virtual if not official membership in NATO, so that American missiles can then become posted on Ukraine’s border only 300 miles away from Russia’s command center in The Kremlin. That has always been Ukraine’s goal throughout this eight-year war. And for Ukraine to “concede” it to Russia now would be for Ukraine to lose what they have been waging war for eight years in order to attain. He also told Zakaria that Ukrainians would never accept any concession to Russia on what was, before 2014, Ukrainian land: Crimea and Donbass: “Any compromises related to our territorial integrity and our sovereignty … We cannot concede to it.” The NATO issue is part of that: “NATO could be a source of guarantees for Ukraine, but we are not accepted as a member of NATO, so Ukraine has to seek for other security guarantees from individual countries, that could be NATO members. That is what we are proposing, a number of leaders of world countries could be the source of guarantees for Ukraine. They could be part of this circle of powerful countries. That is what we can talk about, security guarantees for Ukraine.” His war in Ukraine is a war for “sovereignty” within the Ukraine that existed before 2014, and including Ukraine’s right to allow U.S.-or-allied missiles to be posted there within only a five-minute flight-time away from nuclear-annihilating The Kremlin. He even said that “We are running out of time. You have to admit Ukraine into NATO right now. We do not have much time. You have to accept Ukraine as a member of E.U. [as a stepping-stone to being allowed into NATO]”. In other words: Only as a temporary measure would he accept some NATO countries offering to provide “guarantees” to Ukraine’s winning this eight-year war — and he is holding the same goal now, that Ukraine’s Government has been pursuing ever since 2014.

Here is a video of the 2014 regime-change in Ukraine which had produced this war. And here is what had led up to that historic regime-change event. And here is how that historic regime-change event ultimately produced Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022.

So: the Big Lie about Ukraine’s war is that it started on 24 February 2022, instead of during 20-26 February 2014. Even Ukraine’s President acknowledges that it is false. For some reason, the leaders of Ukraine’s ‘allies’ do not acknowledge it.

Investigative historian Eric Zuesse’s new book, AMERICA’S EMPIRE OF EVIL: Hitler’s Posthumous Victory, and Why the Social Sciences Need to Change, is about how America took over the world after World War II in order to enslave it to U.S.-and-allied billionaires. Their cartels extract the world’s wealth by control of not only their ‘news’ media but the social ‘sciences’ — duping the public.


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Sgt. Based

Publicly admitting that the whole reason is because they want to pose an existential threat to Russia

If Canada wanted to post Chinese nukes in Toronto you better believe the US would be raising flags over Ottawa



As Russia should have done far more 8 years ago than it did that got this mess much further than it ever should have been allowed after February 2014.

Too many DPR military and civilians were needlessly and tragically sacrificed that never should have been which is it’s biggest scandal.

Just sayin!

Last edited 2 months ago by Matt

Well you are right Russia should have gone in 8 years ago once those Nazis went on a rampage,but we are where we are,its what Russia does now that counts.


Lets hope that it includes a resignation from the UN $hith0use and that Russia will be decoupling it’s markets completely from the Western Central Banking cabal to let the markets raise and lower the price of it’s commodities NOT the Central Bank(s)…

The Russian Federation needs to start by replacing ALL of it’s most strategic energy and banking executives asap!…


Last edited 2 months ago by Matt

The moment the Russians resign the UN the US will get a resolution for a military legal intervention against them through so why would russia give up it’s right to veto such a thing?


Because the “H0$t” of that “Club” doesn’t follow any of the rules that the subordinate members MUST follow!…

Why can’t Russia grow a pair after all of the adversity they’ve faced since the wholesale destruction of every neighbor around them since 1991 to tell the other member(s)… You don’t need to put up with this $hit ANY MORE!…

And they Don’t and they wouldn’t if Russia took those steps!

And here’s one of the biggest reasons Russia should have vacated after Maidan… https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39237748 It begs the question if Pu-Tin was in on it, as he didn’t want Churkin to mention the letter from Yanukovich’s SOS to Russia for help

Vitaly Churkin RIP!

Last edited 2 months ago by Matt
Bernard Davis

Exactly. The US would then be able to launch any aggression it liked, but under the cover of the UN flag. Remember what happened in Korea: the USSR was boycotting the UN Security Council, enabling the US to get a resolution through enabling military action in exactly that way.


You are talking about 70 years ago… Not the same U.$. after 9/11 that has been in non-stop conflict”$” for the purposes of looting any holdout($)… By the way… How did the U.$. Imperial War machine “DO” across each of those 8 victim Afghanistan being the biggest defeat bankrupting it far beyond any scale of Korea, Vietnam and every conflict through the 80’s and 90’s combined?… Where is the money going to come to fight at the door of the most sophisticated military on the planet that is the Russian Federation?!

Last edited 2 months ago by Matt

YES BD… We have a REAL winner here!…


Last edited 2 months ago by Matt
Stephan Williams

Russia wasn’t prepared to fight a war against NATO 8 years ago. It appears they’re prepared now.


That’s why there are a shyt tonne of people around the World supporting the Russians. Their goal is clear, get the Anglo-Saxons off traditional Slavic territory.

William White

It’s hard to imagine that people would actually swallow the stuff that Zelensky has been saying. It’s been a virtual suicide mission right from the get go. I’m a Carpenter and I knew they never had a chance, all you have to do is look at the numbers.

Peter the Great

Right! I’d say more but this isn’t exactly a Free Speech Site. Their Censorship is worse than any other site on the Web!


Well, yes. If I was living in Vancouver and China wanted nuclear armed hypersonic missiles there, of course the US would go ballistic!!! It’s close to Seattle and a major naval Pacific coast command base. You can see Russia has given Ukraine ample time to call it quits but USA pulling all the strings 😉. Russia has been trying to keep civilians from being killed because half the country is related to Russians. The US will kill to the last Ukrainian and Russia now sees they have to do what’s necessary to end this thing. Zelensky and the Ukronazis aren’t any different than the Neocons, that they will sacrifice Ukraine, to try and wear down Russia. How ever sanctions have back fired, especially; as planned on the European Union. Russian soldiers are becoming more and more battle hardened from Syria and more from Ukraine with land forces. US will not get past Russia to isolate China, just US, Natostan wet dream losing it’s ability to climax.

Peter the Great

My words exactly… but this site has the most retarded Spelling B Censorship Bots on the planet!

It’s why I won’t waste my time trying to figure out what part of my comments they’re censoring and go to other sites to donate money and comments to aren’t so BOT CENSORSHIP Run and RULED!


US and UK have been planning to destroy Russia Ukraine EU and China even EU because EU is competitor of US and UK trade.


“…so that American missiles can then become posted on Ukraine’s border only 300 miles away from Russia’s command center in The Kremlin…” That’s the US goal.

USA is a shithole, EU is becoming one

The US goal goes much deeper: take for nothing the huge ammount of resources of Russia, Siberia and all, for the Corporations. And Russians to be reduced to lowest class, slaves for the slaves of the slaves of Big Corporations, driven out of existence for the Western scum to settle in.

Fugly Joe

The Nose can sniff out money from 100 yards, he doesn’t just use it for sniffing the arseholes of fm Nafo “leaders”.. Hd needs more money because his Beard aka wife is increasing her fees: it aint easy being near a guy with repulsive dick breath.


This very very bad actor (at every level), trying to convince the wider world to mass conflagration and slaughter by ‘legitimising’ the placement of offensive weapons of annihilation ON the borders of Russia – argued as rational international thought !?! …has to be the definition of criminal insanity in pursuance of a racist HATE crime.

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