Trump, Syria, Brexit and the immigration crisis have dominated news since last summer but the problems of Ukraine have not gone away. In fact, although the shooting war between the Kiev government and the ethnic Russian rebels in the Donbass and Lugansk regions has reduced to occsional skirmishes, the political landscape Ukraine looks more unstable than ever.
Last week, following the imposition of a total blockade against the region now being called Novorussia by the puppet government installed in Kiev by the USA and NATO after a coup d'etat engineered by the CIA and the Obama administration. This revives the name the ethnic Russian dominated parts of Ukraine was known by under The Russian Empire prior to the 1917 communist revolution.
Russia declared that she will from now on recognize the official documents emitted by the DNR and LNR authorities, which make up novorussia. This week, the Novorussian authorities have nationalized all the key factories of the Donbass. Furthermore, the Novorussians have now declared that since the Ukrainian authorities are not willing to purchase the region's coal and anthracite exports will go to Russia. And just to make sure that they cover all their bases, the Novorussians have also declared that from now on only the Russian Rouble will be circulating in the Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics.
The authoritarian Kiev government's Prime Minister responded by declaring that he thinks that the irregular forces currently enforcing the blockade should be considered official border guards (as for these soon to be “border guards”, they have explained that for their main border post shall be called “nightingale” in honor of the Nachtigall battalion of the Nazi Abwehr). Yes, the guys in Kiev are big fans of the Nazis.
All in all the recent political moves in Ukraine give a casual observer the impression the DNR and LNR are cutting off their last ties to the Ukraine and the the junta in Kiev appears to be going along with this plan.
In reality, this is all much more complicated. There is a covert battle for supremacy going on between the Ukrainian oligarchs Rinat Akhmetov, Igor Kolomoiskii and President Poroshensko and there is also a not so covert war taking place between right wing extremists in Kiev and Poroshenko.
This situation begs the question of what the Russian banks will be able and willing to do to help the Novorussians as Russia does not need Novorussia's coal, they have plenty of their own. There could be some kind of deal under which Russia would sell on the break away region's coal in world markets, and with 'sustainable energy' technologies having fallen so far short of expectations, the market for coal could sooon be booming. There are many conflicting interests competing against each other now, but the big picture seems to be spelling out “good-bye Ukraine”.
The enormous importance if these developments in geopolitical terms can be gagued by the determination of western corporate media to pretend nothing significant is happening in Ukraine. British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Boris Johnson, who was in Kiev yesterday, was focusing exclusively on the upcoming Eurovision competition, and not on the dramatic developments taking place in the southeast.
In the Ukrainian context, the expression “never say never” is probably even more important than usual, but if the Donbass is now cutting its ties with the Ukraine and integrating with Russia politically and economically, and that the junta in Kiev appears to have been unable to prevent the Nazi sympathisers in the government from triggering this crisis with their blockade, then this potentially means the Kiev government has given up any hope of regaining control of Donbass. And that is terrible news for the NATO World Domination Society.
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