Cowichan Conversations: The Ukraine Crisis – It Is All About Control of Oil and Gas

Cold War propaganda has been ratcheted up considerably as the US continues its efforts to gain control and influence in the region that began a decade ago. Exxon, Shell and Chevron have invested heavily. Much of the western media has been unquestionably advancing the side of goodness and light ( the US interests) while focusing ...

CuriosityCat: Putin prepares for a fistfight with the EU over Gazprom gas policies: Who will win?

In this corner, we have the former head of the infamous KGB, President Vladimir Putin, he of the rugged outdoor, macho activities. And in the other corner, we have the bureaucrats in Brussels, representing 500 million Europeans. In the middle, we have Russia’s most important company, the source of the bulk of the Russian government’s ...