Another thorough speculation on Russia – US- EU relations regarding the Ukraine….multi-layered big time!-A.M.
I have said in my previous articles that the US and EU strategies in Ukraine are multi-prong. The idea is that even if some of the strategies don’t pan out, others will. The US and EU each have their own interests, which are in some cases coincide and others are quite different. The main interest of the US is to destabilize Ukraine. By creating an area of permanent instability on the Russian border, US hopes to further destabilize Russia and Eurasia as a whole, as well as to draw a wedge between Europe and Russia. One of the goals was also taking over the Crimea and building US/NATO military bases there, therefore squeezing Russia out of the Black Sea almost entirely. But as we know, that part of their multi-prong stratagem has already backfired. I am sitting back and waiting for the other parts to do the same… As discussed in my previous article, this is just a matter of time: Global Consequences: Russia Announces Eurasian Union and New Currency Altyn.
In addition to the above, the US interests are licking their lips at the prospect of #fracking up the entire country to get to Ukraine’s #shale gas. I discussed this issue before, explaining how foolish Ukraine would be to allow that. The prized Ukrainian black soils, #chernozem, would then become unusable, further destroying the already mismanaged Ukrainian agriculture and economy. Read Why Is Canada’s PM Harper in a Rush to Visit Ukraine? The illegitimate Kiev junta, as it is called in Ukraine, is ready to sell out Ukraine wholesale. It’s never talked about, however, one of the reasons for the protests in Eastern Ukraine is that the citizens don’t want fracking done on their land.
In addition to the above, given the state of the US economy and the fact that US gold reserves have been undoubtedly depleted, United States won’t say “no” to Ukrainian gold.