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

Kazakhstan: Militarist's Newest Case For Confronting Putin's Russia by Melvin Goodman, CounterPunch, 11 January 2022

US Officials in Glass Houses Shouldn't Throw Stones by Ted Galen Carpenter,, 11 January 2022

US-Russia Talk About Where Not To Place Missiles by Ray McGovern,, 11 January 2022

'Putin Appeasement' Slur Shows Little Chance for Diplomacy by Finian Cunningham, Sputnik International, 10 January 2022

America Must Stay Away from Kazakhstan's Troubles by Anatol Lieven, Responsible Statecraft, 10 January 2022

Offer Russia a Solution, Not a Policy Placebo by Doug Bandow,, 10 January 2022

US-Russia Talks May Be the Last Chance by Tony Kevin, Consortium News, 9 January 2022

Biden Urged to 'Engage Diplomatically' With Russia to 'Avert a Military Conflict' Over Ukraine by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams, 9 January 2022

US Must Take Russia's Security Concerns Seriously by Natylie Baldwin,, 8 January 2022

How Far Can Diplomacy Go? Awaiting the US-Russian Talks in Geneva on January 10 by Gilbert Doctorow,, 8 January 2022

The worse the better – How Twitter views Kazakhstan by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 7 January 2022

Putin's Quid : No Offensive Missiles in ‘ABM' Sites by Ray McGovern,, 7 January 2022

As Kazakhstan burns over inequality, the elite's wealth is safe and sound in London by Thomas Rowley, openDemocracy, 6 January 2022

Why Did the Soviet Union End? by Stephen Cohen, ZNet, 6 January 2022 (2011)

Six Things the Media Won't Tell You About Ukraine by Ted Snider,, 6 January 2022

Nuclear War Over Ukraine? by Eric Margolis, Common Dreams, 5 January 2022

Closing the Door on NATO Expansion Is Imperative by Daniel Larison,, 5 January 2022

The Credibility Chimera: US Shouldn't Go to War So It Can Go to War by Doug Bandow,, 5 January 2022

The Specter of World War III – Handiwork of Washington's Busy-Bodies and Hegemonists by David Stockman,, 5 January 2022

Dangerous Democrats Push Confrontational Policies Toward Russia and China by Ted Galen Carpenter,, 4 January 2022

Ukraine's gas prices bankrupt industries; women to face mandatory military service by Dmitriy Kovalevich, Defend Democracy Press, 3 January 2022

Ukrainian neutrality: a ‘golden bridge' out of the current geopolitical trap by Anatol Lieven, Responsible Statecraft, 3 January 2022

Putin and Xi Plot Their SWIFT Escape by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 1 January 2022

US Militarism Should Have Died With the Soviet Union by Daniel Larison,, 29 December 2021

Ukrainians Are Far From Unified on NATO. Let Them Decide for Themselves by Volodymyr Ishchenko, Truthout, 28 December 2021

Ukraine 'Enjoys' NATO-Masochist Relationship by Finian Cunningham, Sputnik International, 28 December 2021

Putin Speaks by Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News, 28 December 2021

What! No Russian Invasion of Ukraine? by Ray McGovern,, 27 December 2021

How the Russian Left Survived in a Post-Soviet World by Ilya Budraitskis, Jacobin, 26 December 2021

How Not to Explain the Ukraine Crisis by Mike Madden, Consortium News, 24 December 2021

Failure of US Media on Ukraine by Ron Forthofer,, 24 December 2021

Ukraine's Neo-Nazis Demand Respect by Robert Parry, Consortium News, 23 December 2021

Russia's Dilemma: US Essence is Predatory Power by Finian Cunningham, Sputnik International, 23 December 2021

Those Nasty Russians by John Kiriakou, Consortium News, 23 December 2021

Putin Says Ukraine Peace Up to US by Len Bracken, Consortium News, 23 December 2021

2022 — Year of Major Power Conflict Over Ukraine by Scott Ritter, Consortium News, 23 December 2021

US & Ukraine at UN Refuse to Condemn Nazism by Craig Murray, Consortium News, 23 December 2021

NATO, Russia and the Other Broken Promise by Ted Snider,, 23 December 2021

NATO, Russia and the Other Broken Promise by Ted Snider,, 23 December 2021

Russians Face Soaring Costs and Tough Choices This New Year by Andrea Palasciano for AFP, The Moscow Times, 22 December 2021

America's Foreign Policy Dilemma by Paul Craig Roberts, Information Clearing House, 20 December 2021

U.S. Proxy War Against Russia in Ukraine: The Afghanistan-Syria Redux Option by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 20 December 2021

Guys and Dolls by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 20 December 2021

A Surprise Russian Ultimatum: New Draft Treaties To Roll Back NATO by Gilbert Doctorow,, 20 December 2021

The Growing Russia-China Relationship by Ted Snider,, 20 December 2021

US Unveils Legal Trigger for War With Russia by Finian Cunningham, Sputnik International, 17 December 2021

How Do We Stop the Neocons From Starting Another Disaster in Ukraine? by James W. Carden, CounterPunch, 17 December 2021

The ghost of Georgia 2008 should be haunting Kiev right now by Andrew Cockburn, Responsible Statecraft, 15 December 2021

Putin, Xi and the Power of Siberia by Finian Cunningham, Sputnik International, 14 December 2021

Brean, Braun, and Putin's Brain by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 14 December 2021

Some thoughts prompted by Nemtsov's Confessions of a Rebel by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 9 December 2021

U.S. -Ukraine Plan Emerges… Make Another Afghan Quagmire for Russia by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 8 December 2021

What Putin really told Biden by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 8 December 2021

Biden-Putin Summit: Who Won the Match of Wills? by Gilbert Doctorow,, 9 December 2021

Sleepy Joe Cradles the Dead Hand of the Soviet Presidium by David Stockman,, 9 December 2021

The United States Can Solve the Ukraine Crisis by Melvin Goodman, CounterPunch, 8 December 2021

Did Biden Thwart Putin's ‘Plan' To Invade Ukraine with 175,000 Troops? by Ray McGovern,, 8 December 2021

US Leaders Pursue a Dangerously Simplistic Deterrence Policy Regarding Ukraine by Ted Galen Carpenter,, 7 December 2021

Putin to Biden: Finlandize Ukraine, or We Will by Patrick J. Buchanan,, 7 December 2021

Ukraine Shows Off US Military Hardware on Army Day, Vows to Fight Off Russia by Dave DeCamp,, 6 December 2021

War in Ukraine? NATO expansion drives conflict with Russia by Richard Sakwa and Aaron Maté, The Grayzone, 6 December 2021 (video)

The Usual Suspects Are Trying to Foment a Crisis With Russia by Ted Galen Carpenter,, 30 November 2021

Putin mentions Gandhi: proof he loves Hitler! by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 29 November 2021

Poking the Bear, US Warns Russia All Options on Table by Finian Cunningham, Sputnik International, 27 November 2021

What war with Russia over Ukraine would really look like by Anatol Lieven, Responsible Statecraft, 24 November 2021

Is There Much Point in Putin or Xi Talking With Biden? by Finian Cunningham, Sputnik International, 23 November 2021

This is what propaganda looks like by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 23 November 2021

The High Stakes of the U.S.-Russia Confrontation Over Ukraine by Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies, Common Dreams, 22 November 2021

Russia Rejects US Claims of Potential Ukraine Invasion by Dave DeCamp,, 22 November 2021

Russia-NATO war over Ukraine is becoming increasingly unavoidable by Glenn Diesen, RT, 20 November 2021

Boris' Solution for Europe Freezing From Gas Shortage – Start Hot War With Russia! by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 17 November 2021

Frozen Deutschland by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 17 November 2021

The Banning of Memorial: Liberal Says Liberals To Blame by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 17 November 2021

NATO push for dangerous escalation along its European border with Russia by Clara Weiss, World Socialist Web Site, 15 November 2021

What Can Russia Do About NATO Hostility? by Finian Cunningham, Sputnik International, 13 November 2021

Another Bogus Russian War Scare by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 12 November 2021

Black Lives Matter protest shows the West which Russian liberals want Moscow to join no longer exists by Paul Robinson, RT, 12 November 2021

Reaction to closure of Kyiv Post once again highlights Western hypocrisy over Ukraine by Paul Robinson, RT, 11 November 2021

Belarus and the Migrant Gap by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 10 November 2021

US Piles Black Sea Tinderbox by Finian Cunningham, Sputnik International, 10 November 2021

An Open Letter to Strobe Talbott About RussiaGate by Tom Couser, ScheerPost, 7 November 2021

Ray McGovern: The Man Who Got Russiagate Right and Tried to Warn the Public—To No Avail by James Bradley and Jeremy Kuzmarov, CovertAction Magazine, 5 November 2021

Crackpot theory no. 13: the responsibility to rebuild by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 1 November 2021

Communists face rare crackdown in Russia, upending old balance by Fred Weir, MR Online, 29 October 2021

More on the Russian Idea by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 29 October 2021 (text and video)

NATO Sliding Towards War Against Russia in Ukraine by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 28 October 2021

Russia and the West: Convergence or Divergence? by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 28 October 2021

In Russia, Communists Are Standing Up Against Putin's Fraud An interview with Yaroslav Listov and Vladimir Kharchenko by Denis Rogatyuk, Jacobin, 27 October 2021

Antagonizing Russia: A Biden Administration Specialty by Ted Galen Carpenter,, 26 October 2021

The world according to Vladimir Putin by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 24 October 2021

Putin Warns of League of Nations Revival: What Are the Implications? by Matthew Ehret, Information Clearing House, 24 October 2021

Postliberalism, or a ‘conservatism for optimists' by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 24 October 2021

More on the disinformation industry by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 21 October 2021

Russia's dramatic decision to cut direct diplomatic ties with NATO further proof that Moscow no longer cares what the West thinks by Paul Robinson, RT, 20 October 2021

Heightening Tensions in Ukraine by Dominick Sansone, The American Conservative, 20 October 2021

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


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