A Discussion with Regis Tremblay about my recent trip to Russia

This week, I spoke with documentary film-maker Regis Tremblay about my trip in April to Moscow and Crimea. Regis is from the United States, but he now lives in Crimea. During my journey across [...]

Homelessness in Russia: A Visit to a Homeless Shelter in Moscow

Last month, after visiting Moscow for the first time, I published an account of what I saw and experienced there. In my account, one of the subjects on which I commented was the extent of visible [...]

Green Party of Canada co-leaders succumb to moral cowardice in a time of war

On January 31, 2023, Green Party leader Elizabeth May gave a press conference in which she revealed that the Green Party under her leadership now supports the transfer of weapons to Ukraine. As I [...]

Citizen Diplomacy: One Handshake at a Time

Recently, after I had spent several weeks in Russia, I received an interview request from Worlds Apart a geopolitical analysis program airing weekly on RT. The host of Worlds Apart, Oksana Boyko, [...]

Three Days in Sevastopol

[Note: The photographs and videos in this article were taken by me during my visit to Sevastopol.] During the past decade of conflict between Ukraine and Russia, the Crimean port of Sevastopol [...]

Revive the Spirit of the Elbe

Elbe Day, April 25, 1945, is the day U.S. and Soviet troops met at the Elbe River in Germany, marking an historic step toward the end of WWII in Europe. On April 25, I participated in an online [...]

The Ukraine War: My Debate with a National Post Columnist

On April 17, while I was travelling in Crimea (where I remain), I received an email from National Post weekly columnist Adam Zivo. In his email, Adam requested an interview, stating [...]

On the Edge of the War Zone

Those of us living in the West are shown the Ukraine war almost entirely from the Ukrainian perspective. Moreover, what we see is heavily filtered by media personalities whose bias is [...]

Ten Days in Moscow

On April 1, 2023, for the first time in my life, I arrived in Moscow. Ten days later, I boarded a train for Crimea. While taking the 28-hour train ride to Simferopol, which is about 2,000 km from [...]

Canadian Appeasement: A Presentation at Moscow State Institute of International Relations

On April 6, 2023, I delivered a presentation at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Russia’s leading university for the study of international affairs. The subject of [...]

When nuclear-armed powers are at war, refusing to engage in dialogue with the enemy is a recipe for disaster

On April 3, 2023, while in Moscow, I joined Yves Engler on Canadian Foreign Policy Hour to discuss the latest pro-NATO propaganda published by a Canadian University. With the obvious goal of [...]

More pro-NATO propaganda masquerading as academic analysis

A Canadian university has produced yet another piece of glossy, pro-NATO propaganda masquerading as academic analysis. In concert with the University of Maryland, the University of Regina’s [...]

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