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From Jim Crow Kentucky to Red Square - RAI with Stephen Cohen (4/5)

Reality Asserts Itself - Stephen Cohen

April 29, 2019
Prof. Stephen Cohen, professor emeritus of politics at Princeton University and of Russian studies and history at New York University, his recent book is titled ‘War with Russia? From Putin and Ukraine to Trump and Russiagate’; Cohen discusses the forces that shaped his political thinking on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay
Comedian Zelenskiy Wins Ukrainian Presidency in Landslide

Comedian Zelenskiy Wins Ukrainian Presidency in Landslide

April 22, 2019

In a contest against incumbent Petro Poroshenko, the TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won an overwhelming majority of 73%, signaling a hunger for real change in Ukraine

As Ukraine's Presidential Race Heats Up, Politics Shift to the Right

As Ukraine’s Presidential Race Heats Up, Politics Shift to the Right

March 13, 2019

A brand new face entered the Ukrainian presidential race, promising to clean up the country’s corrupt politics, but the three main candidates are all pro-West and political discourse has moved to the right as the far-right continues to gain influence. Prof. Tarik Cyril Amar analyzes the situation

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

Moscow & NATO Playing a 'Dangerous Tit-For-Tat Game' in the Ukraine

Moscow & NATO Playing a ‘Dangerous Tit-For-Tat Game’ in the Ukraine

November 26, 2018

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says that the latest Ukraine crisis, in which Russia is holding Ukrainian navy boats, was foreseeable and likely, given NATO’s constant encroachment on Russia’s border region

Right-Wing Eastern European States Honor Nazi-Collaborating Fascists as Anti-Communist 'Heroes' (Pt 1/2)

Right-Wing Eastern European States Honor Nazi-Collaborating Fascists as Anti-Communist 'Heroes'

September 28, 2018
Far-right governments in Eastern Europe are rehabilitating past Nazi collaborators as national heroes, rewriting the history of the Holocaust to turn the Soviet Union into the villain. Historian Dovid Katz explains how the fascist-apologist "double genocide" myth is spreading.

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