Ukraine and Russia: A Brief History
The pages below show historical imbalances in power and behavior. Links open in separate browser windows:
Ukraine / Russia FAQs
Catherine "The Great"
Suppression of Ukrainian Culture
Stalin's Mass Murders
The Holodomor: Famine, 1932 - 33
Russian Aggression, from 2014
America's impoverished media ecosystem has become steadily more unreliable even with - or perhaps because of - digital technology. One symptom of this dysfunction is the popular "Whataboutism" ( making invalid comparisons between two wildly disparate events, ideas, or concepts ). Some craven politicians and pundits seek to blame Ukraine for starting the war / provoking Russia into a "self-defense" reaction. This is utter nonsense. Russia's behavior toward all territories and countries which it has controlled - not just Ukraine - has been savage, bloody slaughter and brutal occupation. The *real* truth - NOT Putin's disinformation - is out there. Seek it out.
Humanitarian Relief, Reparations, Gummint Contacts