Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the resulting cries of “We are all Ukraine,” many have been eager to downplay the proliferation of neo-Nazis in Ukrainian paramilitary groups, the Ukrainian armed forces and even parts of the government. As Jimmy and The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal discuss, reports of neo-Nazis in Ukraine are not at all exaggerated, and the Zelensky government is, in fact, largely beholden to these racist, xenophobic, anti-gay groups that brag of the “fun” they get from fighting and killing.
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Much newsprint has been devoted to the repressive censorship underway in Russia in the wake of the Ukraine invasion, but censorship and the silencing of opposing viewpoints has been ongoing in Ukraine for a number of years, including the shuttering of critical media outlets and banning Russian social media platforms. Jimmy and political satirist Lee Camp discuss the increasing abandonment of free expression in Ukraine, Russia and the United States.
In a recent appearance on the Fox Business Channel, retired US Army Colonel Douglas MacGregor told incredulous host Stuart Varney that Ukraine has little hope of defeating Russia on the battlefield, and the only reason that Ukrainian President Zelensky insists on continuing is because his NATO puppet-masters are demanding that the fight continue. Jimmy and The Grayzone’s Aaron Maté (https://mate.substack.com) discuss Zelensky’s precarious position trying to represent the Ukrainian people’s interests while also appeasing the NATO allies who want Ukraine to keep fighting and the neo-Nazi militias that ahve threatened to assassinate him if he negotiates with Russia.