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Waffenstillstand jetzt!

The authors of this appeal call on the West to end the Ukraine war through negotiations. Among the signatories are Juli Zeh and Richard David Precht.

Europe is faced with the task of restoring peace on the continent and securing it in the long term. This requires the development of a strategy to end the war as quickly as possible.

Thanks in part to massive economic sanctions and military support from Europe and the USA, Ukraine has so far been able to defend itself against the brutal Russian war of aggression. The longer the measures last, the more unclear it becomes, however, which war aim is associated with them.

Prominente fordern Waffenstillstand in der Ukraine

Der Botschafter der Ukraine in Deutschland, Andrij Melnyk, zeigte sich auf Twitter empört: ,,Nicht schon wieder, what a bunch of pseudo-intellectual loosers" (,,Nicht schon wieder, was für ein Haufen pseudo-intellektueller Versager"). Sie alle sollten sich endlich mit ihren ,,defätistischen ,,Ratschlägen" zum Teufel scheren".

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The ambassador of Ukraine in Germany, Andriy Melnyk, was outraged on Twitter: "Not again, what a bunch of pseudo-intellectual losers". They should all go to hell with their "defeatist "advice".

Andrij Melnyk dismissed by #zelensky for neo-Nazi sympathies ...

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'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Jul 25th, 2022 at 07:28:20 AM EST
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"Heavy Weapons Now!

The piquant thing about the collective call for negotiations between Ukraine and Russia is that no signatory had previously been conspicuous by having dealt with Russian-Ukrainian relations in depth. It can be assumed that none of the signatories understands Ukrainian. One wonders how many of the callers are proficient in Russian and to what extent. This repeats the pattern of the famous "Open Letter to Chancellor Scholz" from 28 intellectuals and artists who are not very familiar with Eastern Europe in the magazine "EMMA" of April 29, 2022.

The underrepresentation of Russia and Ukraine expertise in the letter on the Russia-Ukraine war is no coincidence

It is only to be welcomed if journalists and academics outside of Eastern Europe studies also speak out publicly about the region. Since the call is about a war between Ukraine and Russia, the complete absence of ...

Ignorance .... it is not about Ukraine 🇺🇦 it is the economic leadership of America at stake fought in a battle between mercenaries, proxies and broken armies with antique weapons that needed to be destroyed anyway. Of course it touches the lives and well being of all people across Europe and the Globe.

We will not leave the decision for war to the think tanks, warmongers and the generals. Stop the military industrial complex and lobbies destroying the planet.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Jul 25th, 2022 at 07:29:52 AM EST
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