Included today is a 23 minute video with Wole Soyinka who shares about how Islam is not a problem. Alexander Nekrassov shares the Russian military analysts predictions about potential rise of violence in the area.
Boko Haram is an organisation responsible for kidnapping lots of children from school a few months ago. You may remember the appeals made by Michelle Obama to return the children.
Boko Haram are trying to get attention for Western aid for oil and this is perhaps what is motivating the escalating violence.
Former Kremlin Alexander Nekrassov makes a good point about how violence escalates and suggests some solutions to prevent any further violence in the area. Read the article in full over on Al Jazeera.
The abduction of 300 girls in Nigeria by Boko Haram, the election in South Africa and a possible referendum in Ukraine are among the topics discussed by James Delingpole and the former Kremlin advisor Alexander Nekrassov.
Jim Bob‘s insight:
Nigeria admits most abducted schoolgirls still missing. Islamist group claims Nigeria kidnappings. Nigerian forces accused of massive abuses. All this and more from this weeks news over on Telling It Like It Is a radio show that takes a light hearted look at the weeks news in the UK. Hosted over on the Voice of Russia.
Two Ukrainian helicopters shot down. More than 40-people killed in Odessa. Ukraine’s interim President admits he’s lost control in the East …
Jm Bob‘s insight:
Murdered on the street. Ukrainian troops killing people. Deep Divisions over Fate of Ukraine CCTV America. The police and forces have gone around shooting innocent civilians as fascism grows. One man shot in the head, next to him a man shot drinking tea with friends. Alexander Nekrassov, former advisor to the Kremlin and Doctor Taras Kuzio – an international expert on contemporary Ukrainian and post-communist politics join Anchor Anand Naidoo to discuss whether violence in Ukraine could escalate? It already has.
Explore the largest community of artists, bands, podcasters and creators of music & audio BBC Radio 5 Live Alexander Nekrassov calls into show to talk about the most recent events in the Ukraine. See on soundcloud.com
No one in the corridors of power in Moscow was anticipating that events in Kiev would take such a dramatic twist.
Jm Bob‘s insight:
The talks in Geneva between Russia, Ukraine, the EU and the US on finding a solution to the crisis might as well have not taken place at all, considering that there was no one there representing the east of the country. Vladimir Putin and the US, Moscow, Kiev, Geneva, Washington, European Union, Freedom Party, North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Constitutional Court. Find out more about the European parliament, US embassy, Russian intelligence, a Supreme Court, the Ukrainian parliament to determine which is the right sector to focus on this Tuesday.