Category Archives: True Crime

Yatsenyuk alibi for Chechnya?

Dear Readers: A couple of years ago, when I was still a fledgling blogger, one of my earliest posts was this story about then-Ukrainian Prime Minister, Arseny Yatsenyuk, who was alleged to have been fighting against Russia in Chechnya in … Continue reading

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Free Nelly Shtepa!

Dear Readers: A few days ago news came from the special isolation unit where Nelly Shtepa has been rotting for over three years.  Nelly has been subjected to what Americans called “enhanced interrogation”.  The photograph from the prison shows an … Continue reading

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Is Ukraine A Victim of American Biological Warfare? – Part IV

Dear Readers: The summer is over!  It’s September 1 and the leaves are turning on the trees at my bucolic country estate of Mikhailovskoye, where I pen this blog. Normally this would be the day when I do my monthly … Continue reading

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Is Ukraine A Victim of American Biological Warfare? – Part III

Dear Readers: Ever since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the United States and NATO have been busy as beavers setting up military bases and radar installations along the entire Russian perimeter, wherever they can find a spot.  Preparations for … Continue reading

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Is Ukraine A Victim of American Biological Warfare? – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing to work through this piece by VZGLIAD military reporter Evgeny Krutikov.  Like a clever newsie, Krutikov draws the readers in with his sensationalistic lede about American biological warfare labs possibly being the source of mysterious local (in … Continue reading

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Is Ukraine A Victim of American Biological Warfare? – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I have this sensationalistic piece by VZGLIAD military reporter Evgeny Krutikov, whose pieces I have frequently featured.  Krutikov, a former secret agent himself, reports on the establishment of American biological warfare laboratories in Ukraine (=fact); and the speculation … Continue reading

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Death of ISIS Leader – a Stroke of Luck for the Syrian Army? – Part III

Dear Readers, Today we finish working through this piece by Evgeny Krutikov, analyzing the life and puported liquidation of ISIS leader Abu-Bakr Al-Baghdadi.  (Whom I will henceforth abbreviate as ABAB not to be funny, but just for convenience.) Where we left … Continue reading

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