Russia and the United States have been at each other’s throats, and scrambling up the escalation ladder toward war. The U.S. capitalist press and politicians of all stripes have joined in. But has anyone heard the Russian side of the story?
Dr. Oleg Barabanov, Academic Director of the European Studies Institute at MGIMO University in Russia, reveals the thinking in Moscow in the middle of this growing crisis.
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Eugene Puryear is a longtime journalist and community organizer currently-based in New York City. Eugene helped to organize a number of the large-scale demonstrations that took place against the continuing U.S. war and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan, he was a key leader In the struggle to free the Jena Six in 2007, and a founder of the anti-gentrification group Justice First, the Jobs Not Jails coalition, DC Ferguson Movement and Stop Police Terror Project-D.C. Puryear is the author of the book Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America, and spent five years in radio prior to helping found BT News.