Ukraine is a failed state, the most corrupt country in Europe, and the ninth most corrupt country in the world.
Ukraine is also home to the most active and virulent neo-Nazi movement in the world, which New Zealand consistently refuses to condemn, and which has terrorised the ethnic Russian population for years.
A global coordinated campaign by legacy mainstream media has once again plunged the Western world into a state of fear and panic based on misinformation.
This is not to say that Russia is innocent, historically, for under communism especially atrocities were committed on the part of the USSR. However, there is a significant historical background to the current crisis, and the facts show that NATO aggression and Kiev’s consistent refusal to abide by the Minsk Agreement made the conflict inevitable.
In these videos political commmentator Stew Peters gives a basic overview of the crisis and its background, while Jimmy Dore, with the help of investigative journalist Max Blumenthal go into the topic in more detail.