Saturday, August 22, 2015

Everything Western Media Report About Russia Is a Big Fat Lie

Everything Western Media Report About Russia Is a Big Fat Lie

by Stephen Lendman

Vital truths are systematically suppressed. Willful disinformation, distortions and bald-faced lies substitute - why Western media are called presstitutes, making street whores look good by comparison. More on this below.

Longstanding regime change plans lie at the root of US anti-Russian policy - not how the country is governed, its geopolitical agenda or who leads it. Previous articles explained. 

Washington wants pro-Western stooge governance replacing Russia’s sovereign independence, its vast land mass balkanized for easier control, its resources looted, its people exploited like serfs - a pure evil Hitlerian agenda wrapped in the American flag.

Outlandish anti-Russian propaganda rages - way exceeding hostile Cold War rhetoric. Virtually all major Western publications and electronic media are in lockstep - reporting vicious Big Lies instead of hard truths.

Nonexistent “Russian aggression” is the common denominator along with calling Putin an existential threat - perhaps to US hegemonic aims, nothing else. 

“Vladimir Putin Hides the Truth,” claimed New York Times editors - about war in Ukraine Washington and its Kiev proxies bear full responsibility for waging.

They continue blaming Moscow for downing MH17 despite clear evidence proving one of more Ukrainian warplanes were responsible.

“Don’t back down on sanctions,” they blustered” - ignoring their illegality and harm to EU countries imposing them, yielding to US pressure against their own best interests and common sense.

Who Threatens America Most,” they asked? They quoted incoming Joint Chiefs chairman General “fighting Joe” Dunford calling Russia the top “existential threat” Washington faces.

In testimony before congressional committees, other US officials say the same thing - despite no evidence suggesting it, plenty indicating otherwise.

Times editors continue promoting the Big Fat Lie about “Russian aggression” - claiming hordes of its forces invaded Ukraine, yet no one spotted them because none exist.

Last May, Bloomberg outrageously claimed Russia uses “mobile crematoriums” to hide its nonexistent war dead. The source: NATO and US officials.

In March, former US Assistant Defense Secretary/current Deputy NATO Secretary-General (de facto boss) Alexander Vershbow lied saying “Russian leaders are less and less able to conceal the fact that Russian soldiers are fighting - and dying - in large numbers in eastern Ukraine.”

“The Russians are trying to hide their casualties by taking mobile crematoriums with them. They are trying to hide not only from the world but from the Russian people their involvement.”

Fact: No Russian aggression exists nor does any evidence suggest it’s planned. Vershbow flat-out lied claiming otherwise.

Fact: Putin, Sergey Lavrov and other Russian officials are consummate  peacemakers.

Fact: US-led NATO and Israel support endless wars of aggression. They represent the world’s greatest existential threat - risking mass annihilation advancing their imperial agendas.

The Economist is a London-based propaganda mouthpiece for wealth and power interests - operating since the mid-19th century. 

In the last year alone, it published numerous Russia-bashing articles - claiming nonexistent “Russian aggression,” provocative Western confrontation, and posing a greater threat than during the 1962 missile crisis.

Canada’s largest circulation national newspaper (its New York Times equivalent), the Globe and Mail,  published a late July right-wing Prime Minister Stephen Harper op-ed headlined “Our duty is to stand in the face of Russian aggression,” saying:

“There can be no weakening of our resolve to punish the Putin regime for threatening the peace and security of eastern and central Europe.”

Harper’s government partners with America’s imperial wars. Canadian warplanes bombed Libya in 2011. They’re currently attacking Syrian targets on the pretext of fighting ISIS.

Canadian like American media scoundrels lie for power - substituting propaganda for what people need to know.

Obama boasts about bombing seven countries since taking office. “I have not shied away from using force when necessary,” he blustered.

Including against Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Syria, Somalia and Yemen, as well as partnering in Israeli wars - plus covert destabilizing operations in Venezuela, Ecuador, Iran and numerous other countries worldwide, naked aggression and lawless interference in the internal affairs of other countries.

Russia and China represent America’s final frontier. Its master plan calls for asserting dominance over both nations - the only challengers to its hegemonic aims, risking nuclear war to achieve them.

Instead of condemning the madness of possible mass annihilation, media scoundrels march in lockstep with recklessness threatening everyone.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at 

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

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