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Zelensky's leadership in a new light: What is not talked about behind Putin's invasion

UKRAINE: It seems that the United States deliberately did everything to trigger a Russian invasion. Ukraine is a victim of this brutal game. For Russia, there are five very limited requirements.

New base in northern Norway directs US warplanes and nuclear submarines

NATO: Norway has got a new NATO base paid for by the US Navy. This time it is Bratland, Lurøy on the Helgeland coast, which is being built in NATO's service.

Hedges in MODERN TIMES

JOURNALISM: This time, MODERN TIMES reproduces two longer articles courtesy of the famous American Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist and activist Chris Hedges.

The war in Ukraine – what is the role of the United States?

USA / RUSSIA: It was a sad day for the world, but Russia's shocking military action should not stop us from looking at the role of the United States in the situation that has arisen.

PAID BY THE US MARINE: New base in northern Norway directs US warplanes and nuclear submarines

ORIENTERING: June 10, 1972, (on Norwegian base policy).

Deterrence and reassurance?

MILITARISM: The Norwegian base declaration of 5 March 1949 was a first condition for Norwegian accession to NATO. Norway must deny the United States the base of armed forces on Norwegian territory in peacetime – The Storting must now reject the "supplementary agreement".

A militaristic elite

UKRAINE: What are the consequences of US and NATO expansion eastwards in Europe?

Destructive criticism of Sweden

Nils Melzer: The Julian Assange Case

Assange: Bureaucratic co-criminals – this is how a new book by Nils Melzer describes Sweden's handling of Julian Assange. Swedish Stina Oscarson reviews – and is ashamed.

Sweden and England were democracies

Notification: The treatment of Julian Assange is a legal disaster that began in Sweden and continued in the United Kingdom. If the United States manages to get Assange extradited, it could prevent the publication of information about the great power in the future.

Lies, manipulation and filth

Anne Applebaum. Translated by John Grande: The swan song of democracy. Politics that fails and friendships that end

DEMOCRACY: Anne Applebaum shows how concrete historical events developed a political populism. How can we understand and counteract the forces that want the liberal, democratic, fact-based structure of society to come to life?

This is how five presidents of the United States deceived public opinion and Congress

THE PENTAGON REPORT: So far, Norwegian newspapers have brought surprisingly little from the revelations that have been published in the New York Times.

People in the small towns

USA: What were Trump's chances of re-election in November? Extensive fieldwork provides useful insights into the segment commonly perceived as his core voters.