A Western-backed war couldn’t destroy Syria, now sanctions are starving its people

June 16, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett A little over a decade ago, Syrians lived in safety and financial security. After ten years of war on Syria, while safety has largely returned, Syrians are struggling to exist under increasingly crippling Western sanctions. As Syrian analyst Kevork Almassian noted, “Were it not for the CIA… Read More A Western-backed war couldn’t destroy Syria, now sanctions are starving its people

The suggestion Turkey was smuggling weapons to Al-Qaeda in Syria shows why Russia’s desire to halt ‘aid’ was a good idea

June 4, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett New allegations that aid trucks to Syria from Turkey carried weapons for terrorists have surfaced. But it’s unlikely to convince those in the West to change their tune that Russia was wrong to want border crossings closed.  In July 2020, there were those who self-righteously railed at Russia… Read More The suggestion Turkey was smuggling weapons to Al-Qaeda in Syria shows why Russia’s desire to halt ‘aid’ was a good idea

Talking Syria’s Presidential Elections, With Laith Marouf & Myself (in Damascus)

Brief conversation I had last night with geopolitical analyst Laith Marouf about yesterday’s Syrian presidential elections. I visited eastern Ghouta towns yesterday and saw jubilation among Syrians on the streets, including in Douma, singing and dancing. No matter what the lame corporate media is saying about the elections, Syrians wanted them and are still celebrating… Read More Talking Syria’s Presidential Elections, With Laith Marouf & Myself (in Damascus)

Western media quick to accuse Syria of ‘bombing hospitals’ – but when TERRORISTS really destroy Syrian hospitals, they are silent

*Dec 2013: FSA & Al-Qaeda bomb and completely destroy Aleppo’s Al-Kindi hospital, one of the best cancer hospitals in the Middle East. March 24, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett As legacy media again bleat the unsubstantiated “Syria is bombing hospitals” chorus of its war propaganda songbook, let’s pause to review the relatively unknown (but verifiable)… Read More Western media quick to accuse Syria of ‘bombing hospitals’ – but when TERRORISTS really destroy Syrian hospitals, they are silent

The Navalny Protests Charade: More Western Interference & Disinfo on Russia

-Eva K Bartlett, January 30, 2021, Moscow Western mass media and hypocritically-indignant Western representatives are again busily claiming Russian peaceful protesters have been brutalized by police in demonstrations across Russia on January 23. The sloganeers demand the release of the unpopular petty criminal and Western flunkey, Alexei Navalny, arrested upon returning to Russia for having… Read More The Navalny Protests Charade: More Western Interference & Disinfo on Russia

Guilty until proven innocent (again): UN report on alleged Russian ‘war crimes’ in Syria is based on ‘We Say So’ & unnamed sources

March 7, 2020, RT.com -Eva Bartlett A UN-mandated report, which accuses Russia of war crimes in Syria, heavily relies on anonymous sources and lacks evidence, but also smacks of deliberate disinformation that is halting the eradication of terrorism in Idlib. Earlier this week, the The Independent International Commission of Inquiry into the Syrian Arab Republic… Read More Guilty until proven innocent (again): UN report on alleged Russian ‘war crimes’ in Syria is based on ‘We Say So’ & unnamed sources

Thomas Röper on His “Anti-Spiegel” Writings, and on Life in Russia vs. Russophobic Stereotypes

Thomas Röper is the creator of the Anti-Spiegel, a website that examines content produced by the German news site Der Spiegel for lies or misinformation. We discuss his work, and also life in Russia, where he has lived for over 20 years. Worthwhile listening for those wondering if perhaps the 24/7 anti-Russia rhetoric emanating from… Read More Thomas Röper on His “Anti-Spiegel” Writings, and on Life in Russia vs. Russophobic Stereotypes

Media have been spreading propaganda against Syria for years – journalist

Dec 31, 2019, RT America: “Fallout continues from recent Wikileaks revelations, which confirmed that the OPCW had been pressured to alter its report to cover up evidence about the alleged April 2018 chemical attack in Douma, Syria. Investigative journalist and on-the-ground reporter Eva Bartlett joins In Question to discuss.” * I thank Robert Thorpe for… Read More Media have been spreading propaganda against Syria for years – journalist

Some of my travels in Crimea this August, where everyone I spoke with supported the 2014 referendum to join Russia, or as they said: return to Russia. Beautiful peninsula, visit if you can! My article on traveling around Crimea, and what the people I was meeting had to say on life pre & post referendum… Read More

Return to Russia: Crimeans Tell the Real Story of the 2014 Referendum and Their Lives Since

Eva Bartlett traveled to Crimea to see firsthand out how Crimeans have fared since 2014 when their country reunited with Russia, and what the referendum was really like. October 9, 2019, Mint Press News SIMFEROPOL, CRIMEA — In early August I traveled to Russia for the first time, partly out of interest in seeing some… Read More Return to Russia: Crimeans Tell the Real Story of the 2014 Referendum and Their Lives Since