Venäjä, Ukraina, Valko-Venäjä jne — Russia, Ukraine, Belarus etc.


Omia artikkeleitani — My articles


Making sense of the new Cold War, 26 March 2019

Hysteria haittaa Venäjän politiikan analysoimista, 16.11.2018

Sofi Oksanen's misleading account of Finlandisation, 14 July 2018

Finland and the supposed Russian threat, 18 February 2017

Ukraina, Putin, Facebook ja minä, 14.3.2015

Ukraine, Finland and "Western family of nations", 4 March 2015

Finland's choice between peace and conflict, 9 January 2015

The Empire of Chaos, Ukraine and Finland, 1 September 2014

The international order of hypocrisy, 23 March 2014

Ukraina, Krim ja geopoliittisen pelin vaarat, 10.5.2014 (Diana Johnstone)

Yhdysvaltojen varjo Ukrainan yllä, 11.3.2014

Victor Sergen vapaudenhenkinen viesti, 23.1.2014

Victor Serge's libertarian message, 21 February 2013

Dreams of freedom in Russia, 24 September 2009

Suurvaltapeliä Kaukasuksella, 2.9.2008

"Vaaran vuosi" 1970


Finland's "year of danger" 1970

15 September 2005

Historical hallucinations

30 September 2004

Crisis in Russia: echoes from the past


September 1998

Markkinatalouden kaikkoava haave

Ydin, 1993

Britannia ja Moskovan kaappaus

BBC Finnish Section, 23.8.1991

Neuvostoliiton reformien umpikuja

BBC Finnish Section, 27.11.1990

Neuvostoliiton tie markkinatalouteen on tukossa

Ydin, 6/1990

Venäjän uusi vallankumous

BBC Finnish Section, 24.2.1989

Neuvostoliiton joukot ylittäneet Tšekkoslovakian rajan Pasi Rutanen, Tapani Lausti

YLEn Elävä arkisto 1968



Muiden kirjoittajien artikkeleita — Articles by other writers

Damned if you do: Russia has nothing to gain by cutting off ties with Ukraine. But, sadly, talking to Kiev doesn't help either by Paul Robinson, RT, 16 October 2021

Do nothing and wait? Or creeping annexation? Russian options in Ukraine by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 16 October 2021

Book Review: Navalny: Putin's Nemesis, Russia's Future? by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 11 October 2021

Full of Gas by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 8 October 2021

UK military plan to counter Russian “threat” in Arctic is three years late by Phil Miller, Declassified UK, 8 October 2021

Pandora Papers: Every US state-funded exposé on the lavish lives of elites is about Russia & Putin, even when he's not mentioned by Paul Robinson, RT, 5 October 2021

US, British Surveillance Planes Circle Kaliningrad by Jason Ditz,, 3 October 2021

Russia Has a New Socialist Movement by Mikhail Lobanov and Ilya Budraitskis, Jacobin, 2 October 2021

Novichok Secret Paralyzes British Doctors Following German Doctor's Disclosures by John Helmer,, 1 October 2021

Then and Now: Dissenters From American Foreign Policy on Russia in the 1980s and Today by Gilbert Doctorow,, 30 September 2021

What Motivates Russian Military Intervention? by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 28 September 2021

Congress wants to put even more troops in Russia's backyard by Anatol Lieven, Responsible Statecraft, 21 September 2021

Russian elections: Pro-Putin party loses support but keeps ‘supermajority,' Communists get big boost but allege count was rigged by Paul Robinson, RT, 20 September 2021

Comrades in arms? West is cheering on Russia's Communists, but heirs of Bolsheviks even more skeptical of US, EU & NATO than Putin by Glenn Diesen, RT, 20 September 2021

With Clinton lawyer charged, the Russiagate scam is now under indictment by Aaron Maté, The Grayzone, 20 September 2021

None of the Above: Thoughts on Two Elections by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 18 September 2021

Back to the USSR? Team Navalny wants Russians to vote for the once-hated Communists instead of liberal pro-Western candidates by Paul Robinson, RT, 16 September 2021

Putin's unveiling of monument to Alexander Nevsky on NATO frontier shows how Russia believes real threat comes from West, not East by Paul Robinson, RT, 15 September 2021

Russia's polling industry is gravely wrong. Here's how to change it by Sergei Erofeev, openDemocracy, 14 September 2021

Do Russians hunger for Western-style government? Polling suggests most would favour return of Soviet system over liberal democracy by Paul Robinson, RT, 13 September 2021

Book Review: Is Russia Fascist? by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 10 September 2021

Like Afghanistan, Russia's almost-finished Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline shows that the US can no longer bend the world to its will by Paul Robinson, RT, 9 September 2021

Opium of the masses: Russia's Communists are flirting with faith in God but, in upcoming elections, can they hope for a miracle? by Paul Robinson, RT, 5 September 2021

UK Defense ministry document reveals Skripals blood samples could have been manipulated by Dilyana Gaytandzhieva, Defend Democracy Press, 5 September 2021

A democratic socialist running for Russian parliament. What could go wrong? by Dmitry Sidorov. openDemocracy, 1 September 2021

Ben Rhodes' Book Proves Obama Officials' Lies, and His Own, About Edward Snowden and Russia by Glenn Greenwald, ScheerPost, 31 August 2021

An evil empire? The Soviet Union's legacy is being usd to paint Russians as conquerors, despite the fact it conquered them too by Paul Robinson, RT, 26 August 2021

Sergei Kovalyov and the Tragedy of Russian Liberalism by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 11 August 2021

Russian liberals hoped for an anti-Putin street revolution. They now may be realising that they wasted years on a doomed strategy by Paul Robinson, RT, 10 August 2021

Ukraine: the Key to Unlocking the Russian-American Stalemate by Melvin Goodman, CounterPunch, 9 August 2021

Gorbachev blames communist hardliners & nationalists for Soviet collapse, most others blame him, but USSR was doomed from start by Paul Robinson, RT, 7 August 2021

Splitting Russia and China by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 5 August 2021

New Cold War: Some Western pundits want to break up Russia & China & see their people impoverished & starving, but it won't work by Paul Robinson, RT, 5 August 2021

Washington's Bizarre and Dangerous Ukraine Obsession by Ted Galen Carpenter,, 3 August 2021

Opinion: A Fresh Reminder of Russiagate's Failed Guardian(s) of Integrity by Aaron Mate, RealClear Investigations, 29 July 2021 (text and video)

Putin is broke? Biden the latest American leader to publicly expose the dangerous lack of genuine Russia expertise in Washington by Paul Robinson, RT, 29 July 2021

Half of My Life Is War, But It Shouldn't Be Like This… by Denis Zharkikh, Stalker Zone, 27 July 2021

Love Triangle Exposed: Democrats-Mueller- NY Times by Ray McGovern,, 24 July 2021

Biden's belief that Putin is conspiring with China to take down democracy betrays his complete ignorance of Russia's own politics by Paul Robinson, RT, 23 July 2021

Mikhail Bulgakov, “ Master and Margarita ” and the anti-Russian hysteria in the United States by Gilbert Doctorow, MR Online, 22 July 2021

Russia's targeting of some opposition groups & media seems to be about links to hostile foreign states, not their support at home by Paul Robinson, RT, 21 July 2021

Crackpot Theory no. 12: Civilizations by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 20 July 2021

Ukrainian Tragedy. Who Is to Blame? by Edward Lozansky,, 20 July 2021

After Syria, Libya, Nagorno-Karabakh: Ukraine To Use Turkish Drones for War in Donbass, Black Sea by Rick Rozoff,, 16 July 2021

The Guardian plumbs new depths: Inside the latest wild claims from its resident ‘Russiagate' fanatics that Putin got Trump elected by Paul Robinson, RT, 16 July 2021

Latest RussiaGate Allegation by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 16 June 2021

The devil in the MH17 details — How Ken Stolworthy deceived the Dutch, How the Dutch agreed to be deceived by John Helmer, Defend Democracy Press, 16 July 2021

The Guardian : Regurgitating the Russia-Gate Canard by Ray McGovern,, 16 July 2021

RUSSIAGATE: Luke Harding's Hard Sell by Joe Lauria, Consortium News, 15 July 2021

NATO's Activities Near Border Pose Nuclear Threat to Russia: Official by Rick Rozoff,, 14 July 2021

Putin's warning to the West: Moscow sees Ukraine as part of ‘Russian world' & this is meant to be taken seriously by outsiders by Paul Robinson, RT, 14 July 2021

Putin's Futile Effort to Win Back Ukraine by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 14 June 2021

Russia's 'liberal' opposition goes to war again... with itself: Yabloko tells SUPPORTERS of Navalny it doesn't want their votes by Paul Robinson, RT, 10 July 2021

Naive to think West will change stance on Navalny's ‘poisoning,' Russia's OPCW envoy tells RT after report reveals inconsistencies, RT, 10 July 2021'

A Cyber-Culprit Other Than Russia? by Ray McGovern,, 9 July 2021

Low Oil Price – BAD for Russia. High Oil Price – Bad for Russia Too! by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 8 July 2021

Stephen Cohen's legacy lives on in group fostering US-Russia relations by Katrina vanden Heuvel and James Carden, Responsible Statecraft, 7 July 2021

New York Times Pushing the Envelope on Russia by Ray McGovern,, 6 July 2021

Conflict with Russia in the Black Sea? by Scott Ritter, ZNet, 3 July 2021

Western focus on Russian political dead-enders exposes failure to grasp that real change in Moscow will come from system insiders by Paul Robinson, RT, 30 June 2021

Brits in Crimea: Scared of looking scared by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 27 June 2021

British PM Boris Johnson personally ordered warship into Crimean waters, ignoring warnings of his foreign secretary - media report, RT, 25 June 2021

Breaking down barriers may be the best way to stop a new Cold War. By banning a liberal US college, has Russia scored an own goal? by Paul Robinson, RT, 25 June 2021

Britannia fools the waves: UK sent clear signal to Moscow with warship in Crimean waters... just probably not the one it intended by Paul Robinson, RT, 24 June 2021

Warmongering British Actions in the Black Sea,, 24 June 2021

Black Ops in the Black Sea by Craig Murray, Consortium News, 23 June 2021

Britain makes deal to supply warships & build naval bases for Ukraine as NATO prepares to conduct Black Sea war games with Kiev by Jonny Tickle, RT, 22 June 2021'

While the media focused on theatrics, Putin & Biden quietly launched a new diplomatic effort to avert an apocalyptic nuclear war by Dmitry Stefanovich, RT, 21 June 2021

The Not-So Strange Death of Liberal Russophobia by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 21 June 2021

'We'll start a fight and then figure it out': the life and death of a Russian new media by Ilya Yablokov, openDemocracy, 21 June 2021

The US-Russia Summit by Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News, 14 June 2021

Soviet collapse taught Russians the danger of being a messianic superpower. Biden makes it clear America hasn't learnt the lesson by Paul Robinson, RT, 12 June 2021

Boris Yeltsin had entourage of ‘hundreds' of CIA agents who instructed him how to run Russia, claims former parliamentary speaker by Jonny Tickle, RT, 12 June 2021

Success Is Confrontation by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 11 June 2021

Sorry Ukraine, Uncle Sam won't be riding to your rescue: Biden delivers essential wake-up call to Kiev, ending years of delusion by Paul Robinson, RT, 9 June 2021

Silly Season by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 7 June 2021

The Future For Belarus by Brian Cloughley, CounterPunch, 4 June 2021

Heading toward summit: new NATO narrative depicts Russia as threat to world peace by Rick Rozoff, MR Online, 3 June 2021

Thoughts on Language Politics by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 3 June 2021

Western media, even Bellingcat, failed to save the reputation of neo-Nazi soldier Protasevich by Christelle Néant, MR Online, 1 June 2021

More Thoughts on Belarus by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 28 May 2021

Is the Biden-Putin Summit Doomed? by Ray McGovern,, 26 May 2021

US-funded Belarusian regime-change activist arrested on plane served with neo-Nazis in Ukraine by Ben Norton, The Grayzone, 26 May 2021

Separating the Domestic from the International: Or Whatabout Whataboutism? by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 25 May 2021

EU States Combined to Force Down Snowden Flight,, 24 May 2021

As Anger Toward Belarus Mounts, Recall the 2013 Forced Landing of Bolivia's Plane to Find Snowden by Glenn Greenwald, Substack, 24 May 2021

U.S. Secretary of State assures Ukraine of support for NATO membership plan by Rick Rozoff, MR Online, 24 May 2021

Russia's Futile Extremist Law by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 20 May 2021

Striking Back at Modern Day Macarthyism by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 15 May 2021

Pictures of a Ukrainian Dream by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 13 May 2021

Zelensky targeting opposition leaders for ‘treason' won't help Ukraine's unity problems – but could shatter the country for good by Paul Robinson, RT, 13 May 2021

‘The Russia Question' by James W. Carden, Marshall Auerback and Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News, 12 May 2021

Ukrainian President Doesn't Rule Out New World War in Conflict With Russia by Rick Rozoff,, 11 May 2021

The Pinochet Option – Liberal Authoritarianism, Russian Style by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 10 May 2021

Official: Ukraine Certain of Receiving Lethal Weapons From NATO by Rick Rozoff,, 8 May 2021

Talking about Ukraine, Donbass and Russia by Paul Robinson and Regis Tremblay, Global Conversations, 8 May 2021 (video)

‘The word feminism is still a trigger': Russia's feminists in their own words by Maria Koltsova, openDemocracy, 6 May 2021

Foreign Minister, Military Chief: Ukraine's NATO-Standard Army To Be Integrated Into Global Military Force by Rick Rozoff,, 3 May 2021

Ukrainian President to Baltic NATO Allies: This Is War in Europe by Rick Rozoff,, 3 May 2021

West turns a blind eye to march honoring WW2 Nazi ‘SS' in Kiev: Ukraine may not be a fascist state, but it has a fascism problem by Paul Robinson, RT, 1 May 2021

As Ukraine Simmers, Victoria Nuland Is Now Highest-Ranking Member of US Foreign Service by Rick Rozoff,, 30 April 2021

A nation no longer divided? How Russians are increasingly remembering, rather than erasing, the country's bloody Civil War history by Paul Robinson, RT, 29 April 2021

Ukraine, US, and Russia: Red Lines and Red Lines by Rick Rozoff,, 29 April 2021

How to Write a Bad Article about Russia by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 26 April 2021

Putin Rewrites the Law of the Geopolitical Jungle by Pepe Escobar, The Saker, 23 April 2021

Book Review: Weak Strongman by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 23 April 2021

Putin, Navalny, and the left: The coming political crisis in Russia by Boris Kagarlitsky and Radhika Desai, ZNet, 21 April 2021

Putin Isn't Bluffing on Ukraine by Ray McGovern,, 22 April 2021

More Bad Journalism on Russia by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 21 April 2021

Navalny vs Assange, or the geopolitics of selective outrage by Thomas Scripps, World Socialist Web Site, 21 April 2021

Czech Mate by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 19 April 2021

Bombast From Washington: Joe Biden's Russia Sanctions by Gilbert Doctorow,, 17 April 2021

CrossTalk on Ukraine: Toward war? with Rick Rozoff, Paul Robinson and George Szamuely, RT, 16 April 2021 (video)

Biden Declares National Emergency: U.S. and NATO Brand Russia an International Pariah by Rick Rozoff, Global Research, 16 April 2021

Ukrainian President: Proposed Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Is War, ‘Occupied Territories' Are Worse Than Chernobyl by Rick Rozoff,, 16 April 2021

Stuck in a Cul-De-Sac, With No Way Out. Half-Speed Ahead by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 16 April 2021

Biden's Russia policy ludicrous, unbelievable, contradictory & unprecedented: First offers Putin summit & then imposes sanctions by Paul Robinson, RT, 15 April 2021

Ukrainian Envoy: NATO or Nuclear Weapons by Rick Rozoff,, 15 April 2021

Biden and Blinken Blink on Ukraine by Ray McGovern,, 15 April 2021

Meet the student journalists who are trying to change Russia by Dmitry Sidorov, openDemocracy, 14 April 2021

Russia, the Arctic, and the Healthy Nature of the International Order by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 13 April 2021

Cold War Fever in Brussels by Gilbert Doctorow,, 13 April 2021

Gagarin's history-making flight, 60 years on: How a bizarre Russian dream to resurrect the dead led to a Cold War victory in space by Paul Robinson, RT, 12 April 2021

Secretary of State Blinken Throws Down the Gauntlet to China and Russia… Again by Rick Rozoff,, 12 April 2021

US Secretaries of Defense and State Headed to NATO Headquarters Over Ukraine Crisis by Rick Rozoff,, 10 April 2021

Russians' lack of sympathy for Navalny may be partly down to constant lies about the country from West's media & political classes by Paul Robinson, RT, 10 April 2021

Zelensky: NATO to stop Donbas War by Gary Leupp, CounterPunch, 9 April 2021

Russia ‘would really not want' Cold War 2.0 by Pepe Escobar, The Saker, 9 April 2021

Why Ukraine's borders are back at the center of geopolitics by Vijay Prashad, MR Online, 8 April 2021

Why Does Ukraine Want War? by Andrew Korybko, Global Research, 8 April 2021

How Russia Views the UK, Supposedly by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 8 April 2021

Biden to Ukraine: “Unwavering Support for Euro-Atlantic Aspirations” by Gary Leupp, CounterPunch, 7 April 2021

Ukraine redux: war, Russophobia and Pipelineistan by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 7 April 2021

Reports of Russian troops ‘massing' near Ukraine miss the mark: Russia-Ukraine war is possible, but only if Ukraine strikes first by Paul Robinson, RT, 5 April 2021

Peace Prospects Dim as Ukraine Tries To Drag US, NATO Into Its Confrontation With Russia by Rick Rozoff,, 4 April 2021

“Defender Europe 21”: The US Militarization of the Balkans. A Threat Against Russia and Serbia? by Rudolf Hänsel, Global Research, 2 April 2021

As London seeks to boost military spending, Telegraph obliges with ludicrous claims that Russia has military advantage over NATO by Paul Robinson, RT, 31 March 2021

The Benefits of Détente by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 26 March 2021

Biden's and America's Mental Illness is on Full Display by Dave Lindorff, CounterPunch, 24 March 2021

A high-stakes Abramovich libel case may see the dubious quality of much Western reporting from Russia finally come under scrutiny by Paul Robinson, RT, 24 March 2021

V. Putin Ain't No Corn Pop by James Howard Kunstler, Information Clearing House, 22 March 2021

Putin's Killer Response by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 22 March 2021

The Case of Alexei Navalny. Reviving the Cold War by John Ryan, Information Clearing House, 22 March 2021

Some Musings on Soviet Philosophy by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 22 March 2021

WATCH: Presentation of Adams Award & Stephen Cohen Tribute, Consortium News, 21 March 2021

Russiagate Rolls On, Giving Biden Political Cover by Joe Lauria, Consortium News, 20 March 2021

Biden on ‘Killer' Putin by Gilbert Doctorow,, 20 March 2021

Seven years after Crimea rejoined Russia, Western leaders are fooling themselves if they hope peninsula can ever return to Ukraine by Paul Robinson, RT, 18 March 2021

Russia Stories Rolling Up Like London Buses by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 17 March 2021

Boris Johnson's military spending boost makes London look aggressive & hostile; new measures play into hands of Moscow hardliners by Paul Robinson, RT, 17 March 2021

The Russian Hydra by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 16 March 2021

MI-5 Whistleblower Annie Machon Wins 2021 Sam Adams Award; Prof. Stephen Cohen to be Honored, Consortium News, 16 March 2021

War Erupts Inside the Atlantic Council Over Article Questioning Washington's Hostile Approach to Moscow by Dave DeCamp,, 15 March 2021

The Atlantic Council's Russia ‘Post-Regime Change' Report Is a Work of Fantasy by Johanna Ross,, 13 March 2021

Germany a Russian Disinfo Target? by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 12 March 2021

Shock Revelation: Putin wants stability in the USA by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 12 March 2021

Ukraine & Latvia's war on Russian language is self-defeating & foolish, given world's most successful countries are multi-lingual by Paul Robinson, RT, 11 March 2021

Cracks in the Anti-Russian Narrative (Soon Painted Over) by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 8 March 2021

Alexei Navalny's Movement Reflects the Weakness of Russian Democracy by Oleg Zhuravlev / Kirill Medvedev, Jacobin, 7 March 2021

Russian withdrawal from Council of Europe over perceived Human Rights court bias would be a lose-lose situation for everyone by Paul Robinson, RT, 4 March 2021

US and EU Hit Russia With Sanctions Over Navalny Jailing by Dave DeCamp,, 2 March 2021

Mote in Your Own Eye,, 1 March 2021

Watching the Disinformation Watchers by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 1 March 2021

Recovering the anarchism of the 1921 Kronstadt Rebellion by Alexander Herbert, ROAR, 1 March 2021

“Seventeen dreadful days”: Emma Goldman on the Kronstadt Rebellion, ROAR, 1 March 2021

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