The collapse of the Kiev parliament came as a result of the harsh IMF conditions which the right wing coalition did not want to approve. – Really? – These conditions were known long in advance. The Yatsenyuk government was begging the IMF for the US$ 17.5 billion line of credit, long before he was even the PM of a sham elected Government.
The IMF complied promptly, disbursing a first tranche of 3.5 billion to pay off Kiev’s gas debt to Russia. That happened hastily. The IMF’s motto – bind them to our conditions of social restructuring – pension cuts, salary cuts, work force cuts — before taking the risk that Ukrainians, those who were allowed to vote, may vote with reason, against the Nazi junta.
Happily for the IMF – and the US and the EU – and of course for Wall Street – that did not happen.
Yatsenyuk and his right-right coalition knew the conditions. Indeed, the PM pretends he resigned because Parliament did not want to approve this draconian IMF loan. Yatsenyuk went on to lie that without these funds Ukraine will starve, will have no money to buy wheat for bread and gas for the winter. Yet, he knows, the Parliament knows that not a penny of this money goes into the Kiev Treasury, but is transferred straight to Ukraine’s creditors.
So – why resign now and feign a collapse of the Ukraine Government, when manipulating parliament in a Nazi dictatorship is so easy? – After all, dictatorships all over the world have so-called Presidential decrees to bypass parliament.
Was the PM involved in the downing of MH17? – With the killing of almost 300 people – to provoke Russia into a Third World War?
Just pretend that indeed the Malaysian airliner was flying 200 km south of the conflict zone, well clear of a potential danger, as asserted by the Malaysian Transport Minister; that Malaysia Airlines had a long-standing policy not to fly over conflict zones throughout the world, as recommended by the International Civil Aviation Organization – ICAO, an advice followed by many other airlines – and let’s pretend that two Ukrainian fighter jets caught up with MH17 to escort and guide it over the Donbass conflict zone – once there, they disappeared and in less than 3 minutes, according to recorded air controllers conversations, the Boeing 777 exploded.
In the meantime, despite Obama’s early demonizing and unproven blame on Russia, the CIA as much as cleared Russia from direct involvement, and according to Kiev’s own admission radar installations were disabled by the Kiev military in the conflict area, so as to prevent the pro-Russian militia to use guided land-to-air missiles to shoot down the junta’s fighter planes.
Who else remains? – The Kiev Nazi junta, of course, the extended arm of Washington that would not dare to touch a gun if not authorized by their NATO masters. And if so, would not the Ukraine PM – Yatsenyuk, know about it? – Possibly even have given orders to his air force for the escorting and shooting down operation? – Could that be the true reason for his resignation and the ‘collapse’ of the right-right parliamentary coalition? – Trying to sink into oblivion before an investigation somehow might uncover the truth?
Food for thought.
Meanwhile, US arrogance keeps churning out anti-Putin lies through the Anglo-Saxon corporate dominated propaganda killing machine, repeating lies after lies – spread throughout the Western media. As we all know – and in Goebbels words – a lie repeated often enough becomes the truth.
At the same time, the US Joint Chief of Staff, General Dempsey’s declaration at the “Aspen” club of ‘US intelligentsia’ (sic) that Russia was stepping up the war in Eastern Ukraine, that never since 1939 has a country so recklessly invaded another sovereign nation for purposes of territorial expansion as Russia is doing today. This is ridiculous statement, disregarding all the Bush-Clinton-Bush-Obama wars and invasions throughout the world. This outright lie remains uncontested by American intellectuals – not to mention the public at large.
But careful – this amateurish and reckless arrogant trigger-happy crowd of politicians and senior officials may just press the red button and pull humanity down the drain.
Peter Koenig is an economist and former World Bank staff. He worked extensively around the world in the fields of environment and water resources. He writes regularly for Global Research, ICH, the Voice of Russia and other internet sites. He is the author of Implosion – An Economic Thriller about War, Environmental Destruction and Corporate Greed – fiction based on facts and on 30 years of World Bank experience around the globe.