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About George
George Eliason is a journalist based in Roven'ky, Luhans'ka oblast, Ukraine. In 2014, I was the only journalist to go across the entire region doing invasive passport and weapons checks on the militias fighting here. 
From early 2014 I broke most of the important stories from the region. I scooped the world on the start of the conflict and had articles in print before Russian or other Western media sources had time to react to what was going on.  I did the first English interview with Prizrak commander Alexey Mozgovoy in 2014.

I write a lot of in-depth analysis and get cited by academics. Some of my articles have been reprinted in academic resources and by NGO's concerned with the region. My articles have been featured in media from both sides of the conflict. 
I've done interviews with the BBC, Press TV, RT, and others about the war. 
I am currently set up for video work.
Languages
English
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
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Skills
War Reporter Fact Checking
Portfolio

Ukraine Speaks! Why Ukraine Can't Win The War

04 Apr 2024  |  intelligencer.today
Western military aid to Ukraine has been criticized for being delayed and ineffective, with senior Ukrainian officers highlighting strategic failures and corruption as major obstacles. Despite significant financial and military support from the US and Europe, Ukraine struggles to match Russian forces, leading to calls for more traditional weaponry and a reassessment of current strategies. The article questions the wisdom of past decisions by Ukrainian leadership and suggests that the real casualty figures and effectiveness of aid are being misrepresented, potentially leading to a reconsideration of continued support.

Hollywood Reporter Scott Roxborough Linked To Info Operation Against Hollywood Director Oliver Stone

26 Mar 2024  |  intelligencer.today
The article criticizes Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Roxborough and the OCCRP for allegedly spreading false information about Oliver Stone and Igor Lopatonok's involvement in corruption tied to Kazakhstan's former president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. It defends Stone and Lopatonok, arguing that the accusations are baseless and part of a broader media smear campaign. The piece also touches on the media's role in perpetuating misinformation and criticizes the OCCRP's journalistic practices.

Forgetful Joe Biden Clinches Democratic Party Nomination For 2024

14 Mar 2024  |  intelligencer.today
Joe Biden has secured the Democratic Party nomination for the 2024 presidential election after winning the required delegates in Georgia. Despite low approval ratings and concerns about his age and mental acuity, Biden is set for a rematch with Donald Trump, who is expected to be the Republican nominee. Biden's campaign focuses on contrasting his support for Ukraine and NATO expansion with Trump's admiration for Putin. However, Biden's presidency has been criticized for the mishandled withdrawal from Afghanistan, inadequate handling of immigration, and his advanced age. A special counsel's investigation into Biden's mishandling of classified documents concluded without prosecution, attributing Biden's actions to memory lapses.

NATO Declares Pope Francis A Heretic To Peace

12 Mar 2024  |  intelligencer.today
Pope Francis's suggestion for Ukraine to negotiate with Russia sparked controversy, with Kyiv and European leaders criticizing his remarks. Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba emphasized the country's determination, while NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg insisted on military support for Ukraine rather than negotiations. The Kremlin found the Pope's call for talks understandable, but NATO's stance remains firm against what it perceives as surrender. The article suggests NATO's strategy may lead to unnecessary Ukrainian casualties and criticizes the Ukrainian government's past negotiation failures.

Macron Wants To Fight Russia In Ukraine?

03 Mar 2024  |  intelligencer.today
French President Emmanuel Macron's suggestion of potentially deploying Western troops to Ukraine has isolated him among European leaders. His comments at a Paris conference on February 26 sparked immediate reactions from the U.S. and Europe, who reiterated their stance against sending troops. U.S. Lieutenant General (Ret.) Ben Hodges highlighted the importance of strategic ambiguity, while French Foreign Minister Stephane Sejourne provided a vague clarification. Western leaders, including President Biden and U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, maintain their position of providing military aid without troop deployment. Macron's remarks have caused a rift with Germany, potentially affecting the alliance and the course of the war.

Soros & US State Dept Directed OCCRP Attacking Trump Supporters As Election 2024 Heats Up

28 Feb 2024  |  intelligencer.today
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), funded by George Soros and the US State Department, is accused of targeting conservative Americans and Trump supporters, including Hollywood documentary producer Igor Lopatonok. The article claims the OCCRP's reporting is biased and politically motivated, serving as hit pieces rather than factual journalism. It also alleges that Soros's influence extends to the media, with significant donations to various media groups. The article criticizes the OCCRP's legal defense against numerous lawsuits and suggests that their reporting on the Adani Group in India was an attack rather than investigative journalism. The text portrays the OCCRP and its backers as a threat to free speech and democracy, and calls for the shutdown of their media efforts.

Were Ukrainian Neo-Nazis Involved In Planning, Executing The Capitol Hill Siege?

05 Sep 2023  |  creativedestructionmedia.com
The article suggests Ukrainian neo-Nazis, specifically members of Pravy Sektor and the Azov Battalion, were involved in planning and executing the Capitol Hill siege on January 6th. It alleges that Democrats collaborated with Ukraine and US militant groups like AntiFa and BLM to disrupt the presentation of election fraud evidence on behalf of Donald Trump. The article claims that Ukrainian nationalists were granted asylum in the US and that former Ukrainian President Petr Poroshenko has been working to unseat Trump since the 2016 election. It also implicates Joe Biden in election interference. The article contains several unverified claims and presents a narrative aligning with far-right conspiracy theories.

Ukraine Admits Donors and the Many US Online Teen Volunteers Are Military Targets

12 Mar 2023  |  georgeeliason.substack.com
Ukraine's actions, supported by Congressional Democrats and influenced by Ukrainian lobbies, are targeting US and EU infrastructure to pressure companies to cease business in Russia. This has led to the classification of US teen volunteers and donors as combatants, equating them to terrorists. The article criticizes the involvement of prominent Democratic figures and raises concerns about the safety of American youths and the potential political motivations behind these actions.

ELECTION – HERSH ALSO ATTACKS INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS WITH HIS OWN PLOT TO FEED THEM “CRUMBS”

19 Feb 2023  |  Dances With Bears
Seymour Hersh, a US journalist, defends a CIA plan to sabotage President Biden’s re-election campaign while attacking investigative journalists. Hersh's recent interviews reveal several factual errors and criticisms of Biden's administration, the CIA, and the State Department. He also discusses the Nord Stream pipeline sabotage, highlighting mistakes and misinformation in his reports. The article critiques Hersh's credibility and the actions of the US government, with a focus on the geopolitical implications of the Nord Stream incident and the ongoing war in Ukraine.

George & Vanessa

03 Oct 2022  |  silentpartner.substack.com
George Eliason and Vanessa Beeley, both recipients of the Serena Shim Award for Uncompromised Integrity in Journalism, discuss the situation in Ukraine, with Eliason providing on-the-ground insights from Donbass. The article challenges mainstream narratives about the Ukraine conflict, suggesting that the public has been misled by a 'carefully planned, deliberate lie.' It also touches on the potential financial motivations behind the conflict, such as the shelling of a nuclear plant to secure long-term funding. The piece includes criticism of NATO, the European Union, and various government officials for their roles in the conflict and the persecution of journalists. Vanessa Beeley's journalism is praised, and the article encourages readers to support and share her work.

Chalupa’s Animal Farm2- BLM ties to ISIS shows why Conservatives are the enemy

27 Aug 2020  |  georgeeliason.substack.com
The article argues that Antifa and BLM have ties to terrorist groups like ISIS, facilitated by the Obama-Biden administration and supported by the DNC. It claims that these groups are part of a broader strategy to introduce integral nationalism in the US, replacing democracy. The text also suggests that conservatives and centrists are the true enemies of these groups, as they oppose their political framework. The article links historical and current events to support its narrative, portraying left-wing groups and their supporters as orchestrating a coup against the presidency and undermining American values.

The Terrorists Among US — The Coup Against the Presidency

15 Sep 2019  |  georgeeliason.substack.com
The article discusses an alleged deep state coup against the presidency of the United States, starting from 2012 and continuing through the 2016 election and beyond. It claims that cyber terrorists and information operations (IO) experts, particularly Joel Harding, have been manipulating media and public opinion to influence political outcomes. The narrative implicates various figures and organizations, including the US State Department, CIA, FBI, NSA, DHS, ODNI, Ukrainian Diaspora, Atlantic Council, and Bellingcat, in a coordinated effort to undermine US democracy and provoke conflicts, particularly with Russia. The text is highly opinionated, presenting a far-right perspective on these events.

Bellingcat’s Kerch Gaff – How Kurt Volker Bought Ukraine’s Lie

07 Dec 2018  |  MintPress News
The article criticizes the reliance on Bellingcat, an investigative journalism group, by Western officials such as Kurt Volker, the U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations, for intelligence on the Kerch Strait incident between Ukraine and Russia. It alleges that Bellingcat is an extension of Ukrainian Intelligence and spreads propaganda, influencing U.S. and EU policies. The piece suggests that such reliance could lead to international conflict and questions the integrity of U.S. intelligence. It also accuses Ukrainian nationalist groups and diaspora organizations of financing Bellingcat and promoting neo-Nazi ideologies.

The Rise of Ukraine’s Ultra-Nationalist Christian Church

25 Oct 2018  |  mintpressnews.com
The Patriarchate of Constantinople's decision to grant the Ukrainian Orthodox Church independence from the Russian Orthodox Church is creating a significant schism in Christian history. This move, seen as political rather than ecclesiastical, has led to a lawsuit by the Turkish Orthodox Church and could result in a criminal trial for Patriarch Bartholomew. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church, supported by nationalist churches in the US and Canada, is portrayed as a nationalist political church, with leaders like Filaret being criticized for their schismatic actions. The article suggests that this religious independence is part of Ukraine's broader political strategy against Russia, with President Poroshenko using it to bolster his re-election campaign. The narrative also touches on the historical context of Ukrainian nationalism and its association with Nazi collaboration during WWII.

This article details the impact of emigre voting blocs on US elections and how they organize to maximize the effect.

Fethullah Gulen's Grand Ambition Turkey's Islamist Danger

26 Aug 2016  |  OpEd News
The article discusses the influence and ambitions of Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric who has been accused by the Turkish government of orchestrating a coup attempt. It portrays Gulen as a nationalist with a mission to create a Turkic Islamic World Order by influencing regions in Russia and China with significant Turkic populations. The article suggests that Gulen's rise to power was inadvertently supported by Turkish President Erdogan and that Gulen's network has extended deeply into Turkey's power structures. It also raises concerns about Gulen's activities in the United States, suggesting he has established a political organization akin to a government in exile. The article questions the legality and implications of hyphenated-Americans supporting Gulen's agenda against US interests and suggests a reevaluation of dual citizenship's role in the political landscape.

The article details the modern history of Ukraine from 1991 as it relates to NATO expansion using new documents that have just been released by the George HW Bush library. It shows clearly through Ukrainian academics what Ukraine is and is not in 2016.

Emigre Super Bloc – Clinton’s Jihadis | Will the Super Delegates Vote YES to More Terrorism?

26 Aug 2016  |  thesaker.is
The article by GH Eliason discusses the influence of ethnic nationalist groups, such as the Albanian American Civic League (AACL), on US politics and their connection to Islamic terrorism. It critiques the Clinton administration's support for militant groups like the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) and the Muslim Brotherhood, drawing parallels to historical alliances during WWII. The author suggests that these relationships have led to increased terrorism and instability, particularly in the Balkans. The article also touches on the controversial role of the United States in the Arab Spring and the creation of ISIS-affiliated madrassas in Kosovo. It questions the ethics of US foreign policy that supports nationalist groups with histories of violence and genocide, and it challenges the Democratic National Convention delegates to reconsider their stance on these issues.
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