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NATO’s Depraved Disregard for Libyan Civilian Casualties

By Glen Ford December 21, 2011 “BAR‘ —  After leaving the door open to the United States and its European allies to destroy Libya from the air for seven brutal months, Russia is now pressing for an investigation of civilian casualties inflicted … Continue reading

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Russia steps up demands for Nato to account for civilian deaths in Libya

Russia has stepped up demands for Nato to account for civilian deaths from the air strike campaign which led to the downfall of Libyan strongman Muammer Gaddafi. Wednesday 21 December 2011 The campaign by Britain, France, the United States and … Continue reading

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Russia would oppose a Libya-style military intervention against Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday his country would oppose a Libya-style military intervention against the Syrian regime which is battling months-long democracy protests. “We have many questions… after the UN Security Council adopted the Libyan resolution,” allowing … Continue reading

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In light of vicious NATO attack on Libya, China and Russia veto action against Syria

Russia and China on Tuesday vetoed a UN draft resolution on Syria, in their efforts to uphold the principle of non-interference and maintain peace and stability in the Middle East. Speaking at an open Security Council meeting after the vote, … Continue reading

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Russia: France has no authority to give Libyan money to the rebels

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has opposed any manipulations of European countries with the frozen accounts of the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi saying that this money can be used only following a special sanction of the UN Security Council. Moscow made such … Continue reading

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Another take on Libya hubris for China

‘China and Russia recognize the LCG as an effort by the proponents of military intervention in Libya to take the political bit in their teeth as well, in order to keep any further Libya discussions out of the UN Security … Continue reading

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Gaddafi removal not being discussed – Tripoli

Libya’s foreign minister has denied that Col Muammar Gaddafi’s removal was being considered in efforts to end the country’s conflict. “Gaddafi’s departure is not being discussed,” Abdelati Obeidi told reporters after talks in Moscow with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. … Continue reading

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