Ukraine's Latest Big Lie
by Stephen Lendman
Rogue states have no credibility whatever. Ukraine's regime is a US-installed Nazi-infested fascist police state. It's a serial lying machine.
US-anointed illegitimate oligarch president Poroshenko ludicrously claimed Russia has 11,000 troops in Ukraine - during an interview on German ZDF television.
"Today we can see that, despite the signed Minsk agreement, the number of Russian weapons and Russian troops on the occupied territory is increasing," he blustered.
Not a shred of evidence supports him. He complained about continued conflict in Donbass. He ignored his military's full responsibility complicit with Washington, systematically breaching Minsk ceasefire terms.
Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov responded saying Russia "see(s) no need to repeat that such unfounded accusations without any specifics or any evidence, to put it mildly, do not contribute to anything positive here."
Repeated accusations of "Russian aggression" in Ukraine are baseless - some of the most outlandish propaganda in modern times exceeding anything during Cold War years.
A US-created state of war exists in Ukraine. On Thursday, NATO foreign ministers expressed their firm support for Kiev - ignoring its coup d'etat regime waging war on its own people.
They continued turning a blind eye to Moscow's all-out efforts for peaceful conflict resolution. They outrageously demand Russia "cease its (nonexistent) destabilization of eastern Ukraine."
US-installed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg regurgitates what Washington orders him to say.
He ignored ongoing Kiev low-level aggression in Donbass, including against residential neighborhoods.
He outrageous pointed fingers the wrong way claiming "an increase in ceasefire violations, primarily by the separatists, continued Russian support for them, and the continued obstruction of the work of OSCE monitor."
False on all counts - willful Big Lies in support of Washington's imperial project to crush democracy in Donbass, harden fascist rule, and use Ukraine as a pretext to bash Russia irresponsibly risking direct confrontation.
Stoltenberg expressed full NATO support for Kiev's Nazi-infested coup d'etat regime. "Our partnership is strong and getting stronger," he blustered.
On May 14, Ukrainian state-controlled media reported fugitive former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashviki head of Poroshenko's so-called International Advisory Council for Reforms to solidify repressive fascist rule more than already.
Saakashvili is a US neocon favorite. In Georgia, he's a wanted man. His assets were frozen by court order.
He faces corruption and other criminal charges. An international warrant was issued for his arrest. An Interpol Red Notice was served against him.
He'd been living comfortably in New York. In February, Poroshenko appointed him a non-staff advisor.
Despite a Ukraine/Georgia extradition agreement, he’s granted safe haven status in Kiev.
In August 2008, he was complicit with Washington in attacking South Ossetia. Russia was irresponsibly blamed for intervening to protect its own citizens - after hundreds were ruthlessly slaughtered.
A 2010 Independent Fact Finding Mission Report ruled Saakashvili responsible for naked aggression.
He's militantly anti-Russian. So is neocon US Senator John McCain. Poroshenko asked him to join Saakashvili and others on his so-called International Advisory Council - a cover initiative unrelated to responsible reform.
McCain said he's unsure whether Senate rule permit his involvement. They favor all anti-Russian initiatives - the more outlandish the better.
Stoltenberg said US-dominated NATO will send increasing numbers of so-called advisors to "strengthen Ukraine's ability to defend itself" - despite having no enemies except ones it invents.
Low-level dirty war against Donbass continues - to be revved up to full-scale at Obama's discretion. Rogue states operate this way. Washington and Kiev partner in high crimes against peace.
Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."
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