Jeremy Kuzmarov, who, with John Marciano, wrote The Russians Are Coming, Again: The First Cold War as Tragedy, the Second as Farce, just contributed a piece to Counterpunch about how the U.S. political left neglects the plight of the Eastern Ukrainian people:
“On Saturday September 7, Russia and Ukraine agreed to a prisoner swap which has brought hope of improved relations between the two countries and an end to the 5-year long conflict in Eastern Ukraine. ¶ A peace accord is being planned for later this month in Normandy involving Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany. ¶ Ukraine’s newly elected comedian president Volodymyr Zelensky called the prisoner exchange a “first step” in ending the war in Eastern Ukraine, which has killed an estimated 13,000 civilians….”
Read Kuzmarov’s article at Counterpunch
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