Daily Archives: October 2, 2016

UNCTAD14: A mirage of distorting mirrors

by Yash Tandon

People not versed in the complexities of the diplomatic world of distorted mirror images in Geneva or Accra or Nairobi may wonder in awe at the agreements negotiated in their name by their representatives in multilateral forums like UNCTAD. But, truth be told, UNCTAD is in no position to deliver the mandate that it got in Nairobi.

Pakistan | Pakistan and India exchange fresh fire as tensions rise

Pakistan and India have exchanged fresh fire along the de facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir, the Pakistani military said, as tensions rise between the nuclear-armed neighbouring countries.

“Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing” which started at 4:00 am (2300 GMT) and continued for four hours in Bhimber sector on the Pakistani side of the border, a Pakistani military statement said on Saturday, without mentioning any casualties.

Irrefutable proof of OUN Involvement in massacre at Babi Yar

by Vladimir Kornilov

Translated by Ollie Richardson & Angelina Siard

Now Kiev is trying to refute the irrefutable – the involvement of the OUN in the executions at Babi Yar. Here is more proof. In front of you is the newspaper “Ukrayinske Slovo” published by a “OUN marching group” in Kiev. The number 28 September 1941, exactly when Babi Yar mass executions began.
And the “Ukrayinske Slovo” is released with a picture of Hitler on the cover and the editorial “For Ukraine, for its freedom,” with calls to help with everything “German liberators”: “The struggle, which is now in Ukraine, is a Holy battle! It is the fight in defense of culture and civilization… nowadays by the orders of its leader completes a German soldier… Ukraine is covered in the fresh graves of her liberators – the German soldiers. Ukrainian black soil, watered generously by the blood of their sons, now also impregnated with German blood. Without this blood, without sacrifice of the German soldier without weapons and will of its leadership, the Holy Ukrainian land be trampled on by long red boots of Bolshevik’s profane“.