Current Affairs

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Ukraine army deflated as guerrilla warfare unfolds

Ukrainian government struggles to contain insurgents in the east of the country as pro-Russian separatists prove to be ruthless and adept

Smoke rises from the downed Ukrainian army helicopter Thursday

Russia Withdraws Most of Forces From Ukraine Border: U.S.

The “majority of the Russian forces” have now withdrawn from the Ukrainian border, says Pentagon spokesman, as pro-Russian separatists shot down Ukrainian helicopter.

Revenge Killer Traumatized by Porn as Child

Revenge Killer Traumatized by Porn as Child

We’ve heard a lot about tightening gun legislation in the wake of the Virgin Killer slayings but there one aspect the media are pointedly silent about. How Elliot Rodger’s exposure to porn at a young age resulted in sex addiction

‘I was trained as a spy’: Whistleblower Edward Snowden says he worked undercover for the CIA and NSA

Given that he was trained as a spy in the ways subterfuge and deception: one has to wonder if Edward Snowden is still practising the same?

Slowly, Slowly: Russia Troops Pulling Back from Ukraine Border

So slowly that the greater part of more than 40,000 Russian troops still remain close enough to move into Ukraine quickly, should Putin give the order

Ukrainian Mi-24 gun ship over Donetsk Airport. Click to enlarge

Dozens Dead After Ukraine Forces Retake Donetsk Airport

Helicopter gun ships, paratroopers and air strikes used to wrest control of terminal buildings from pro-Russian separatists

UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage reacts as election results are announced in Southampton. Click to enlarge

EU Elections: Eurosceptics Seize Ground, Ukip Unleashes ‘Political Earthquake’

What’s significant is that the Ukip’s sweeping gains come after they were belittled and smeared as “racists” by commentators across all shades of the media spectrum.

What the media isn't telling you about Elliott Rodger, the psycho killer who murdered six in a soulless rampage

What the media isn’t telling you about Elliott Rodger, the psycho killer who murdered six in a soulless rampage

Is it a coincidence that he was son of the Assistant Director of a film series that depicts young people killing each other as a sport?

Zionist/NATO Vultures Reclaim Libya Carcass

The UK, France and the USA are now going to “save” Libya from the mess made by them when they toppled Ghadafi. JoAnna Moriarty explains

U.S. Sees No Sign of Russian Troop Pullback From Border

Days after Madeleine Albright — infamous for replying “we think the price was worth it” when asked about 1 million dead Iraqi children — is named as monitor for the May 25 vote, conflicting reports over Russian troops withdrawal

Russia defence minister orders troops away from Ukraine border – report

After President Putin ordered troops to return to their home bases not once but on three occasion, and each time they remained on the border, we wait to see what happens

'Boys in skirts' plan sparks standoff at French school

‘Boys in skirts’ plan sparks standoff at French school

The latest effort to undermine gender identity in France targets school kids. And of course, it’s being done under the pretext of fighting ‘discrimination’

Yusuf Yerkel kicks a protester. Click to enlarge

Turkey mine disaster: aide to PM pictured kicking protester

This speaks volumes about how politicians view the public, not just in Turkey but across the world: as Erdogan aide pictured kicking protester repeatedly while police pin him down

Russian Foreign Minister Demands Obama Reply to Claim U.S. Mercenaries in Ukraine

Formerly known as Blackwater, Academi denies its men are helping junta in Kyiv eliminate opposition

Screenshot from a video showing a white-painted Mil Mi-24 strike helicopter allegedly used by Kiev troops in their military operation against Donetsk regional militia. Click to enlarge

UN-marked strike helicopter ‘used by Kiev against militia’ sparks scandal

Kiev using attack helicopters flying under U.N. colours to strike at pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Includes video

Hagel Sees No Evidence of Russian Pullback from Ukraine

No evidence that Russian troops massed on the Ukraine border were dispersing, says U.S. Defence Secretary. They are still poised to intervene should Putin decide to do so

London ‘Could Host 2016 Olympics’ As Rio Falls Behind Schedule

Preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio are so far behind schedule that the games chiefs are thought to be considering a plan B

An armoured personnel carrier, abandoned Ukrainian government forces, burns near the centre of Mariupol. Click to enlarge

Ukraine security forces cede Mariupol streets to pro-Russian protesters after deadly clash

Drive to recapture Mariupol grinds to a halt, as Ukrainian army forced to withdraw to the outskirts of the second biggest city in Donetsk region

Ukrainian Forces Attack Militant-Held Police Station

Ukraine slides closer to outright civil war

‘Wicked black monkey’: White House furious over North Korea’s racist Obama slur

Obama isn’t actually black but mixed raced. Nonetheless the “black” designation helps him counter critical attacks with charges of “racism”. More telling however, was the attack on the South Korean president who was described as an ‘old prostitute’