Azov Battalion

Ukraine Requests NATO Military Buildup, Imposes Martial Law as Russia Sends Troops to Border

Ukraine Requests NATO Military Buildup, Imposes Martial Law as Russia Sends Troops to Border

December 12, 2018

Tensions flare as Ukraine imposes martial law and President Poroshenko requests a major NATO military presence in the Black Sea, while Russia sends troops to Crimea and its border. Historian Tarik Cyril Amar speaks about the increasing militarization of the conflict

The US Is Empowering Nazis in Ukraine

July 12, 2018

The United States is helping Ukrainian neo-Nazis fight against Russia. Ex-Bush administration official turned whistleblower Larry Wilkerson warns this is the most dangerous kind of “the enemy of the enemy is my friend” politics. Ben Norton reports

Ukrainian Fascist Leader Speaks in US Congress, While Nazis Launch Racist Attacks

July 6, 2018

Journalist Max Blumenthal asked why a fascist leader was welcomed in the US Senate building. He discusses Andriy Parubiy, the founder of two neo-Nazi organizations and the chair of Ukraine’s parliament, and the violent white supremacist movement against Russia

Israel Is Arming Ukraine’s Blatantly Neo-Nazi Militia the Azov Battalion

July 6, 2018

A shocking new report in the Electronic Intifada reveals that Ukrainian neo-Nazis are using Israeli weapons to fight Russia. Journalist Max Blumenthal discusses the SS-wearing Azov Battalion, a neo-Nazi militia that uses Hitlerian symbols and is embedded in the National Guard of Ukraine, which also receives support from the US and Canada

Max Blumenthal: US is Arming Neo-Nazis in Ukraine

February 5, 2018

Max Blumenthal reports that the US has provided military assistance to the Azov Battalion, known as a bastion of neo-Nazism within the Ukrainian armed forces. He also discusses US and Israeli ties to the far-right government in Poland, where neo-Nazism is on the rise