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Fire and Riddles at Hamburg G-20 Conference

Victor Grossman Portside
Victor Grossman reports from Germany, giving a European left perspective on the recently concluded G20 Summit in Hamburg. Was anything accomplished in polished conference rooms and luxurious hotel suites carefully protected from the wild, fiery street scenes? Was it worth hundreds of injured police officers and arrests and millions in damage? His answer: maybe.

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About George Soros and the Ukraine

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Immediately following the posting June 20th of the article George Soros: Puppet Master Behind the Ukrainian Regime a number of moderators raised serious concerns about both its content and source. And it was unanimously decided that we would remove it from our website, which we did. Further inquiries and comments from our readers confirmed that decision. It should never have been posted.

George Soros: ‘Puppet Master’ Behind Ukrainian Regime

F. William Engdahl New Eastern Outlook
The hacker group CyberBerkut has recently published online letters allegedly written by New York billionaire George Soros that expose him as a puppet master behind the US-backed Ukraine government, involved in the minutest details of the workings of the Kiev regime. They also reveal his machinations with the US Government and the officials of the European Union in a scheme where, if successful, he could win billions through the plunder of Ukrainian assets.

Fugitive Ex-Georgian President Given Control of Odessa in Ukraine

Bryan MacDonald Russia Today
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has tapped yet another foreigner to help rule his people. But this one may be the most bizarre yet. On May 31, Poroshenko awarded Ukrainian citizenship to fugitive ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and appointed him governor of Odessa, the complex, primarily Russian-speaking region that is also geographically close to the western Ukraine. Saakashvili is wanted in his homeland for embezzlement and human rights abuses.

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U.S. Training Nazis in Ukraine Government Merger

Russ Bellant Portside
April 20 was Hitler's birthday, a day when in the past few years neo-Nazis around the world have engaged in terror attacks; and on April 20, 2015 the U.S. Army is officially beginning the training and integration of the Ukraine's neo-Nazi stormtroopers.

Appeal for Democracy and Internationalism in Ukraine

Initiative Group for Democracy and Internationalism in Ukraine
Ukrainian anti-fascists are calling on people around the world to mark May 2 as a day of commemoration of those who were killed in the trade union building in Odessa.
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