According to media reports today several thousands demonstrators protested against the war in Ukraine and Russia’s involvement in it. As usually at protest the number of participants communicated by different sources variates. The police speaks of 5000 protesters while the organizers estimate that tens of thousands participated in the protest, nearing the maximum allowed number … Continue reading Peace protests in Moscow
A recent video report from Vice News was particularly interesting since parts of it can remind on the so called the stab-in-the-back myth after World War I. According to this stab-in-the-back myth (German: “Dolchstosslegende“), politicians, social democrats and Jews stabbed the fighting and German army that was considered by many of it’s members as undefeated … Continue reading The Ukrainian stab-in-the-back myth?
Media reports that representatives of the Ukrainian government and the both people’s republics of Donetsk and Lugansk have agreed a cease fire on Friday. By signing an agreement with the separatists the Ukrainian government acknowledges them as negotiation partner. Initially this was never intended instead the separatists were considered as terrorists thus denying them a … Continue reading Peace, defeat, victory, war