Talks about self determination of national minorities in Ukraine

Manuel Ochsenreiter (Director of the German Center for Eurasian Studies), Mikhail Tyasko (vice chairman of the World Council of Carpathian Rusyns) and Vasyl Dzhuhan (chairman of the World Council of Carpathian Rusyns) presenting the Rusyn flag in Prague
Manuel Ochsenreiter (Director of the German Center for Eurasian Studies), Mikhail Tyasko (vice chairman of the World Council of Carpathian Rusyns) and Vasyl Dzhuhan (chairman of the World Council of Carpathian Rusyns) presenting the Rusyn flag in Prague

The German Center for Eurasian Studies met in Prague leading representatives of the World Council of Carpathian Rusyns. The talks were about the political situation of the national minority of Rusyns in Transcarpathia which is today part of Ukraine. The talks were about the level of discrimination by the Kiev government and the ignorance of the EU institutions.

“Washington is a security threat to Europe”

 U.S. Army soldiers with the 1st Armored Division drive a M-1A1 Abrams tank through a German town north of Frankfurt, Germany
U.S. Army soldiers with the 1st Armored Division drive a M-1A1 Abrams tank through a German town north of Frankfurt, Germany

The Washington Post reports that dozens of State Department employees signed and submitted a memo urging the Obama administration to adopt a more aggressive stance against the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad, including the use of military force. Continue reading ““Washington is a security threat to Europe””

German Center-Analyst Kevork Almassian comments on ‪‎ISIS‬ attack in ‪France‬

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Kevork Almassian, Expert of the German Center for Eurasian Studies, talks on RT about the recent ISIS attack in France. A police commander and his wife were assassinated near Paris. Continue reading “German Center-Analyst Kevork Almassian comments on ‪‎ISIS‬ attack in ‪France‬”

German research group: Hawks from the SBU behind the assassination of Boris Nemtsov

Wilhelm Dietl
Wilhelm Dietl

At a press conference on Tuesday in Berlin, longtime investigative journalist, author and ex-employee of the German BND, Wilhelm Dietl, presented a comprehensive report on the murder of the Russian liberal opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Continue reading “German research group: Hawks from the SBU behind the assassination of Boris Nemtsov”

Hungarian MP demands autonomy for ethnic Hungarians in Ukraine

Márton Gyöngyösi
Márton Gyöngyösi

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said in the beginning of June that he is willing to give Crimean Tatars political and cultural autonomy in case Crimea comes back to Ukraine. Hungarian MP Márton Gyöngyösi (Jobbik) sees in Poroshenko´s plan a “political statements clearly directed against Russia”. Gyöngyösi: “Mr. Poroshenko doesn´t have any credibility when it comes to ethnic minority rights issues.” The Hungarian politician demands “self-governance and cultural autonomy” for ethnic Hungarians in Ukraine. Continue reading “Hungarian MP demands autonomy for ethnic Hungarians in Ukraine”

German MEP Pretzell: “Genocide recognition and genocide prevention!”

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Copyright: Olaf Kosinsky/Skillshare.eu

German MEP Marcus Pretzell of the eurosceptic AfD party sharply criticized the Bundestag debate about the recognition of the Armenian genocide as an “unworthy theater”. Pretzell described the “aggressive actions” of the Turkish lobby groups that want to prevent the recognition as “shocking”. “Erdogan uses migrant lobby groups as his infantry in Europe”, said Pretzell. The MEP continued: “The political pressure exerted by Ankara on the elected representatives of the Bundestag is unacceptable.” Continue reading “German MEP Pretzell: “Genocide recognition and genocide prevention!””

Director Manuel Ochsenreiter on “Katehon TV” about Piskorski´s arrest

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The director of the German Center for Eurasian Studies, Manuel Ochsenreiter, talks on Moscow based “Katehon TV” channel about the arrest of his friend and colleague Mateusz Piskorski (vice director of the German Center for Eurasian Studies) in Poland. Continue reading “Director Manuel Ochsenreiter on “Katehon TV” about Piskorski´s arrest”

Piskorski: NATO will suppress protests in Poland

Mateusz Piskorski ist the vice director of the German Center for Eurasian Studies and political prisoner in Poland.
Mateusz Piskorski ist the vice director of the German Center for Eurasian Studies and political prisoner in Poland.

On May 18th, 2016, the well-known Polish politician Mateusz Piskorski was arrested on charg-es of spying for “third countries.” Shortly before, he wrote an article that predicted the beginning of mass political repressions against NATO opponents in Poland and Europe as a whole. He was right. The German Center for Eurasian Studies presents the following translation (original source: Katehon) of his article: Continue reading “Piskorski: NATO will suppress protests in Poland”

German Center Expert Kevork Almassian about the War in Syria on RT

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The Obama administration again says it supports the peace process to end the Syrian proxy war. However, there is still the demand for a political transition defined by Washington. And this demand is backed up by threats. Has this conflict entered a new stage for Syria and the region?
CrossTalking with Mohammad Marandi, Richard Weitz, and Kevork Almassian (German Center for Eurasian Studies) Continue reading “German Center Expert Kevork Almassian about the War in Syria on RT”