Ukraine: More Unseen Ultra-Nationalists

I wanted to give some more “ultra-nationalist” news on Ukraine, as ignored by US news media and reported by the Russian news media, before the Crimean referendum vote in a few hours. Mainly because I believe there will be lots of extra fodder in the propaganda and far-right arena after Crimea votes to join Russia. I want to go back to […]

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Afrezza and Tresiba in Russia

Ukraine: My View on the Future

I was asked my view on the situation in Ukraine. I have been privately predicting what will happen for several weeks, fairly successfully. And yes, I can back this with emails between myself and sources in Ukraine. My short-term view of what will happen in Ukraine is: The current “new government” in Ukraine: The current government, and the next (elected May 25) will […]

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Ukraine: Russian Troops or Militia

I had an ex-US military friend disagree with me on if the troops active in Ukraine’s Crimea could be substantiated as Russian or not. His argument was that journalists confirmed that the men were from Russia, they carry modern Russian weapons only available to the Russian military, all the vehicles are painted the same color, their uniforms are new and uniformly colored, and they sport Russian […]

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