Tagged: Ukraine

MH17 tragedy – new investigation launched - Unsorted

Ken Perrott Jun 09, 2016

Two years after the shooting down of the Malaysian commercial airliner (flight MH17) over eastern Ukraine (Donbass), investigators seem no closer to identifying the culprits. This may seem surprising given the quick recovery of the black boxes and most of the airplane. But, on second thoughts, perhaps not surprising given the regional … Read More

Flight MH17 in Ukraine – what do intelligence services know? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jan 20, 2016

Despite claims of proof made by politicians like David Cameron, Barack Obama and Tony Abbott after the downing of flight MH17 in Ukraine in 2014 no intelligence agencies in their countries ever provided any evidence. I find that surprising as these intelligence agencies were obviously monitoring the area and should have been able to give evidence to back up … Read More

We always seem to ignore the causes - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 04, 2015

I thought this cartoon was very relevant – not only to the Baltimore situation but to many areas of conflict throughout the world. Take the situation in Ukraine. The media seems to only concentrate on problems of the ceasefire – violations and non-compliance with withdrawal of heavy arms. But the Minsk agreement covering the current … … Continue reading … Read More

A couple of “oldies” inject some sense into international politics - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 05, 2015

Politicking: Stephen Cohen on the Ukraine crisis and his ‘unpatriotic’ views At last – something sensible from an American perspective on the Ukrainian crisis and the new cold war. The trouble is – it’s a minority viewpoint and no-one in power seems to be listening. Similar articles … Read More

US meddling in Ukraine behind coup - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jan 29, 2015

Ukraine Deputy has proof of USA staging civil war in Ukraine Just came across this video. It is useful as we tend to forget the early history of the current crisis in Ukraine. This is a speech in the Ukrainian parliament made just before the outbreak of the Maidan demonstrations and riots which eventually lead … … Continue reading … Read More