Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

Why the Russian Federation Recognized the Independence Movements in Donbas

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, February 23, 2022 Recognition of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics is a direct result of U.S. efforts to contain Russian economically and militarily. “Minsk, Minsk, Minsk,” they cried after Russia recognized Donetsk and Luhansk. But those Western diplomats and pundits did not hear those of us in the anti-war, pro-peace and[…]

Read more

The High Stakes of the U.S.-Russia Confrontation Over Ukraine

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies, November 22, 2021 A report in Covert Action Magazine from the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic in Eastern Ukraine describes grave fears of a new offensive by Ukrainian government forces, after increased shelling, a drone strike by a Turkish-built drone and an attack on Staromaryevka, a village inside the buffer zone established by the[…]

Read more