Bucha is a Turning Point in the Ukraine War

Putin will struggle to negotiate an exit from here

Shankar Narayan
7 min readApr 5, 2022


Ukrainian Police enter Bucha: Image by Wikimedia Commons

Donald Trump wanted to steal the 2020 election from Joe Biden. Instead of blaming factors beyond his control for the loss, he accused the Democrats of stealing the election.

For some Senators it is not enough to simply stop spreading COVID-19 misinformation, they have to bring down Dr. Anthony Fauci for spreading COVID-19 information.

Right-wing populists are done with finding ideas that resonate. Hard work is for little people. They have gotten used to accusing the other side of the crimes they commit.

If the underlings have mastered the art of deceit, the master has to be miles ahead, isn’t it? During an emotional UN address, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, asked for a Nuremberg-style tribunal to investigate Russian atrocities in Bucha.

But the master had already prepped his stooges to deploy the right-wing playbook. “Russian officials responded by claiming that Ukrainian “Nazis” will need to face a tribunal as part of the Kremlin’s “denazification” of Ukraine”.

The man who runs the global right, standing on a platform built by the left, keeps comparing Ukraine to the Nazis because he is the Nazi.

Ukraine is not run by Fascists

Wikipedia defines fascism as “a form of far-right, authoritarian ultranationalism characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition, and strong regimentation of society and the economy”.

Russia fits this definition perfectly in its current form.

  • Vladimir Putin keeps claiming that Ukraine is run by fascists because he turned Russia into a fascist state.
  • He constantly invokes Nazis in Ukraine, because Vladimir Putin is a Nazi.

There are far-right elements in Ukraine. The Azov Battalion, run by a White supremacist and integrated into the Ukrainian military by former President Petro Poroshenko, is a national shame for Ukraine.

Not too far from the Proud Boys inflicted shame on the United States. The are ultra-nationalist elements in India, Pakistan, Britain, France, Germany and so many…



Shankar Narayan

Lov stats and hate status-quo. Forecasted all the states Biden won in 2020. Correctly forecasted the twin Georgia elections in 2021, House and Senate in 2022.