US weapons, European supplicants block peace in Ukraine

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By Pushback with Aaron Mate and Pushback with Aaron Maté. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
As the Russia-Ukraine war opens a new phase in the Donbas, scholar Richard Sakwa on the absence of diplomacy; the Western media's veneration of Zelensky; the European Union's self-implosion over the war; and the crackdown on dissent in both Ukraine and Russia. Guest: Richard Sakwa. Professor of Russian and European politics at the University of Kent. His books include "Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands” and his latest, “Deception: Russiagate and the New Cold War." Support Pushback: https://www.patreon.com/aaronmate Links: "'One less traitor': Zelensky oversees campaign of assassination, kidnapping and torture of political opposition" https://thegrayzone.com/2022/04/17/traitor-zelensky-assassination-kidnapping-arrest-political-opposition/ "Siding with Ukraine's far-right, US sabotaged Zelensky's mandate for peace" https://mate.substack.com/p/siding-with-ukraines-far-right-us?s=w "'Al Qaeda Is on Our Side': How Obama/Biden Team Empowered Terrorist Networks in Syria" https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2022/04/20/al_qaeda_is_on_our_side_how_obamabiden_officials_helped_create_a_safe_haven_for_terrorists_in_syria_827477.html

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