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Eoghan Kidney writes:

[Irish-born, Moscow-based film director] Johnny O’Reilly – during a promotional interview for Moscow Never Sleeps (2015) – is cut short on live Russian TV after saying Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov was jailed by Moscow for “political reasons”….

Johnny O’Reilly is cut short on live TV after saying Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov was jailed by Moscow for “political reasons.” (TheHollywoodReporter)

…and West is, well, you know….

Raúl Ilargi Meijer of The Automatic Earth writes:

No NATO territory is under threat of being violated, other than inside the narrative. Moreover, while voices in Europe increasingly claim that the threat to Ukraine is a threat to Europe (i.e. the EU), Ukraine is no more an EU member than it is a NATO member. Brussels seems to want it to be, but that’s where the narrative ends. So it’s simply being changed on the fly and has now become: “Ukraine is fighting a war on behalf of all Europe”, according Lithuanian leader Dalia Grybauskaite.
Which is where I think: really, Ukraine has killed over 2000 of its own citizens ‘on behalf of Europe’?

MORE: These Clowns Are Dragging Us Into War (The Automatic Earth)

(Image: Guardian)

(H/T: Sido)


RT’s Paula Slier reports from Donetsk and carefully sidesteps the Ukrainian President’s assertion that the Russian Army has invaded.

The story of 10 Russian soldiers getting lost and ending up 20 miles into Ukrainian territory is still being pedalled.

“Now a few days ago there were 10 Russian soldiers who mistakenly crossed over the Russian-Ukrainian border into Ukrainian territory. The incident happened at night while at a part of the border where there are very few signposts”


Ukraine Says Russian Forces Lead Major New Offensive in East (New York Times)

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko greets EU Foreign Affairs & Security representative Catherine Ashton and Russian President Vladamir Putin in Minsk, Belarus earlier today.


The last moments of Flight MH17, understood to be a Boeing 777.


Russia Today presenter Eunan O’Neill reports the Russian envoy to the UN Vitaly Churkin said “we didn’t do it”.

Malaysian Airlines Plane Crashes On The Ukraine Russian Border (NewYorkDailyNews)