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Episode 023

April 19, 2014 08:30

Syrian people from the Christian town of Maalula (AFP Photo)

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For three long years Christians in the Holy Land of Syria have been terrorized by Western backed Al-Qaeda "revolutionaries." The Christian Church however has now begun a peaceful fight-back: kidnapped nuns have been freed by strenuous diplomatic efforts and pilgrimages to Syria are highlighting the plight of the Syrian people. Two of those pilgrims, Father Dave Smith and John Shipton, CEO of the Wikileaks Party, join Sputnik this week to give a moving account of their journey.

And, in part two, we look at what's going on outside Kiev. The unelected government which forced the legitimate government from power by street violence is being rejected by substantial parts of the country. However, the coup leaders seem to think the Ukraine can be stabilized by continuing the slaughter, placing them, if it happens, on a collision course with Russia. John Wight a regular RT contributor, joins Sputnik to give his analysis of the situation.

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Comments (4)


0040 02.05.2014 19:52

I dislike all religion so the first half of your show was garbage to me , however I guess a pilgrimage is slightly less harmful than a crusade. The second part of the show was very informative. The split in Saudi policy is not reported by the MSM . The one constant in the middle East is the Arabs/Muslims always being at each others throats, Churchill found this very useful. The Bush/Obomber doctrine is based on this fact.


George Rizk 29.04.2014 15:35

What a great show. That is the kind of press we can have if the chosen people were not dominating our press. The A D L yesterday on C-span were bragging about how "they" were so effective lining up the support of both Muslims and Jews to "their" wars in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Kuwait!


ABDELKADER 25.04.2014 03:04

Cenk Uygur despite his other redeeming qualities is disappointing in that like all gullible Americans he actually believes the lies that Russian tanks went into Crimea and that Russia has every intention to use ethnic Russians as an excuse for military incursion into Eastern Ukraine and the Baltic states when in reality couldn't be further from the truth. Americans tend to believe what they want to believe and lack the understanding, intellectual capacity and intelligence to question the deliberate disinformation they have been purposely given.

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