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Tank Renaissance: Germany Reportedly Reviving WWI-Era "Leopards"

While the EU is paving the way for tanks in Europe, preparing infrastructure, Germany is arming itself with the newest А7V modification for the Leopard 2, advertised by the producer as the world's most powerful main battle tank.
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See 19th century Russian society through the eyes of a British photographer (PHOTOS)

An Edinburgh-born photographer named William Carrick was the first ethnographer to capture the everyday life of the Russian Empire in photos. One subject is playfully looking to the side while striking a particularly difficult chord on a balalaika—a traditional Russian string instrument. Another has a pipe in his mouth and a bottle of something—moonshine perhaps? […]

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Russia, America, and the Biases Within Us

by Gordon M. Hahn In a recent New York Times article Keith Gessen attempts to explain the long deterioration in post-Cold War US-Russian relations. With a few acknowledgements unusual but now safe for a US mainstream publication to mention given that US-Russian relations are now permanently damaged – Gessen’s attempt is a minimal success (www.nytimes.com/2018/05/08/magazine/the-quiet-americans-behind-the-us-russia-imbroglio.html). […]

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Government Forces Start Redeploying For Operation Against Militants In Southern Syria (Map, Videos)

southfront.org Click to see the full-size image Following the liberation of southern Damascus from ISIS, Syrian government forces have started redeploying its units from the Damascus countryside to southern Syria, according to pro-government sources and videos appearing online. According to reports, the Syrian Arab Army and its allies are now preparing to deal with militant […]

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In the office, on a date or at home, many reefs in the Russian online sea threaten to sink your ship. Avoid embarrassment by learning these rules. Office “I can’t understand why Russians use parenthesis in work emails. What does it even mean?!” said John Galloway, a British man who recently joined a Russian company. […]

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Washington Prepares Regime Change Plan For Iran

southfront.org Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (top center) reviews army troops marching during the 37th anniversary of Iraq’s 1980 invasion of Iran, just outside Tehran, Iran on Friday. (source: AP photo) On May 10, the Washington Free Beacon website obtained an alleged copy of Trump’s administration plan to reimpose strong economic sanctions that would change the […]

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Dropping Like Flies: The Sad Truth Behind Ukraine’s “Operation of United Forces” in Donbass

According to our [the DPR’s – ed] intelligence, after the date of the transfer of powers in the operation zone to Nayev [the leader of Ukraine’s so-called “Operation of United Forces” (former “ATO”) – ed] the occupational forces from April 30th to May 20th (3 weeks) suffered critical losses – 282 militants, from them: 43 […]

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Mass Emigration: Where Ukrainians Go To Flee the Consequences of the West’s Maidan

Emigration in Ukraine is already acquiring a dangerous character. According to the latest survey of the International Organisation for Migration, by 2050 only 32 million people can remain in Ukraine [based on official (Maidan) statistics there are 42 million people, which is false; there are approximately 35 million today – ed], compared to 52 million […]

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Supermicro announces new cloud-scale enterprise systems at OpenStack Summit 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, today announced that it is offering proven cloud-scale, enterprise system configurations including the multi-node BigTwin and SuperBlade along with a 1U Cloud Storage system at the OpenStack Summit 2018, booth […]

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Companies in emerging markets are more leveraged than they were before the last big meltdown.

InvestmentWatchBlog TweetPocket Here’s One Reason to Worry About Emerging Markets A lot has changed since the late 1990s, when a period of credit-fueled growth ended in a wave of defaults and devaluations that swept from Asia through Russia and all the way to Latin America. Governments have built up big reserves to fend off attacks […]

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Russian diplomat slams sanctions on Venezuela as counterproductive

TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Russian diplomat slams sanctions on Venezuela as counterproductive <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE ONLINE CONFERENCE On a subject: Search result: ]]> © AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos BUENOS AIRES, May 22. /TASS/. Imposing […]

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No Peace US Approves $45mn Sale of 3,200 Bombs & Bunker Busters to Bahrain

InvestmentWatchBlog TweetPocket by Thinker Peace has gotten lost among the weapons, deaths, and endless wars for profits. When you ask a soldier these days, who they are fighting for or what, no answer is the same. Only the weapons manufacturers are ringing in every holiday with joy, while the soldiers who fight and die are […]

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Terrorists may move from Afghanistan to Central Asian states — Russian defense minister

© Valeriy Sharifulin/TASS TASHKENT, May 22. /TASS/. The situation in Afghanistan is not getting any more stable, making it possible that terrorist groups will move to the neighboring countries, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a meeting with his Uzbek counterpart Abdusalom Azizov. According to Shoigu, military cooperation between Russia and Uzbekistan “is totally specific […]

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Over 100 Turkish military officers sentenced to life in prison over 2016 coup attempt

almasdarnews.com Up to 106 military personnel were given aggravated life sentences for attempting a coup that killed 250 people in Turkey on July 15, 2016. Investigations made by Turkish authorities revealed that the coup attempt was carried out by Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), which used infiltrators in the military to seize power. Izmir was one […]

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Iran talks continue despite US sanctions

almasdarnews.com BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:45 A.M.) – EU Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete continued talks in Tehran on Sunday in a bid to protect trade ties amid fresh US sanctions. He met with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Head of Department of Environment Isa Kalantari. Canete is reportedly expected to discuss further bilateral collaboration as […]

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Washington Post, Slate and Newsweek all have actual ties to Russia… see the details

InvestmentWatchBlog TweetPocket by: JD Heyes (Natural News) Since before President Donald J. Trump took office the so-called “Mainstream” media was doing its best to convict him in the court of public opinion of “colluding” with the Russians to “steal the election” from Hillary Clinton. In story after story, the legacy media published one suggestive story […]

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Yekaterinburg mayor announces resignation

Yevgeny Roizman © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS YEKATERINBURG, May 22. /TASS/. Yekaterinburg Mayor, Chairman of the Yekaterinburg City Duma Yevgeny Roizman has declared his resignation, refusing to take part in the procedure abolishing direct mayoral elections. “I am resigning. I don’t want to take part in it. The decision that was taken is ultimate; I told you everything. […]

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Breaking: Syrian, Palestinian forces fully liberate Yarmouk Camp

almasdarnews.com BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their Palestinian allies are now in full control of the Yarmouk Camp after a large batch of Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists were transported to the Badiya Al-Sham region of eastern Syria. According to a military source, the Yarmouk Camp was handed over to […]

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Trump; “You Live the CIA, you Breathe CIA — and Now You Will Lead the CIA,”

InvestmentWatchBlog TweetPocket by Thinker Gina Haspel has been sworn in as the first female director of the CIA at a ceremony attended by US President Donald Trump, despite controversy surrounding her participation in the post-9/11 torture and interrogation program. Trump called Haspel a “very special person” and someone who has served the US with “extraordinary […]

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Scientists study how industries, climate influence White Sea ecosystems

PETROZAVODSK, May 21. /TASS/. A group of Russian scientists will study how the climate changes and industrial activities influence the White Sea’s ecosystems over a period of three years, Alexei Tolstikov, an expert from the Academy of Sciences Institute for Water Studies, told TASS. “We have begun a three-year project to study how the climate […]

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Russia’s State Duma passes law on counter-sanctions against US, unfriendly states

MOSCOW, May 22. /TASS/. Russia’s State Duma (lower house of parliament) has passed the final third reading of a law on counter-sanctions against the US and other unfriendly states. The law stipulates that the Russian president may provide the government with the right to impose restrictions, provided they do not apply to vital supplies which […]

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Trump, Kim Jong-un carry on backstage bargaining on North Korea denuclearization — expert

MOSCOW, May 22. /TASS/. US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un continue wheeling and dealing over a possible settlement aimed at resolving the Korean Peninsula issue, Director of the Russian Strategy for Asia Center of the Institute of Economics at Russia’s Academy of Sciences Georgy Toloraya told TASS on Tuesday. “I think […]

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Lavrov discusses the Astana Syrian peace process with Turkey’s top diplomat

TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Lavrov discusses the Astana Syrian peace process with Turkey’s top diplomat <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE ONLINE CONFERENCE On a subject: Search result: ]]> MOSCOW, May 22. /TASS/. Russian Foreign […]

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Syrian forces liberate southern Damascus neighborhood, state media reports

TASS: World – Syrian forces liberate southern Damascus neighborhood, state media reports <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE ONLINE CONFERENCE On a subject: Search result: ]]> © EPA-EFE/YOUSSEF BADAWI MOSCOW, May 22. /TASS/. Syria’s Internal Security Forces have […]

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Russia developing exoskeleton for army engineers

© Russian Defense Ministry KUBINKA (Moscow Region), May 22. /TASS/. Russia is developing a passive exoskeleton for its engineering troops, Chief of Russia’s Engineering Troops Lieutenant-General Yuri Stavitsky said on Tuesday. “Work will continue in 2018 on our own initiative under the defense procurement plan to develop and create advanced engineering armament of various designation, in […]

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PM Medvedev expects growth of non-oil and gas budget revenues to persist

TASS: Business & Economy – PM Medvedev expects growth of non-oil and gas budget revenues to persist <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE ONLINE CONFERENCE On a subject: Search result: ]]> Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev © Sergei […]

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Press review: UK MPs to fight Moscow’s ‘dirty gold’ and Russia-US rift hits Open Skies

RBC: British MPs call for crackdown on ‘Moscow’s gold’ being laundered in UK The British Parliament has come up with recommendations to tackle ‘dirty’ Russian money as its Foreign Affairs Committee released a report, titled ‘Moscow’s Gold: Russian Corruption in the UK’ Particularly, the Parliament suggested that issuance and placement of Russian sovereign bonds through […]

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Germany Shows Off New Tanks for “Containing Russia”

The German newspaper Die Welt recently released information on the “reborn” Leopard 2 tank with the latest А7V modifications, which is supposed to “contain Russia.” According to the newspaper, the new combat vehicles have the same name as the German tank “monster” A7V, which participated in World War I and became the first German tank […]

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New Russian cabinet gathers for first meeting

© Sergei Bobylev/TASS MOSCOW, May 22. /TASS/. Members of the newly-formed Russian government have gathered for the first meeting on Tuesday. Several people are for the first time participating in the event as cabinet members, including Deputy Prime Ministers Maksim Akimov, Yuri Borisov and Konstantin Chuichenko, Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev, Transport Minister Yevgeny Ditrikh, Emergencies Minister […]

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Expert: US Military Wants Espionage, Not Cooperation

The US Navy has launched a research project to understand how Russia and China hide their weapons from reconnaissance drones and satellites, The National Interest has reported. This news has been commented on by Russian military expert Viktor Litovkin. According to Litovkin, intelligence devices transmit such a high volume of data that only artificial intelligence is capable […]

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Playing Trump for Peace How the Korean Peninsula Could Become a Bright Spot in a World Gone Mad

Spring Fund Drive: Keep CounterPunch AfloatCounterPunch is a lifeboat of sanity in today’s turbulent political seas. Please make a tax-deductible donation and help us continue to fight Trump and his enablers on both sides of the aisle. Every dollar counts! When, in early March, Donald Trump agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the […]

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Russia and France to build business bridges at SPIEF 2018

Bilateral discussions within business dialogue between Russia and other key economies from different regions are traditionally given a important role in the Business Programme of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. The Russia–France Business Dialogue will take place on 25 May and is expected to draw much attention. Confirmed speakers include Oleg Belozerov, CEO and […]

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US Still Does Not Rule Out War with North Korea

The US has never ruled out military options on the North Korean issue, US Vice President Mike Pence has stated. “We’ve never excluded the military option,” Mike Pence told Fox News. Earlier, US President Donald Trump said that the so-called “Libyan model” regarding North Korea’s denuclearization would be applied “if we do not reach an […]

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Question for Discussion: Is Russia an Adversary Nation?

Spring Fund Drive: Keep CounterPunch AfloatCounterPunch is a lifeboat of sanity in today’s turbulent political seas. Please make a tax-deductible donation and help us continue to fight Trump and his enablers on both sides of the aisle. Every dollar counts! Photo by Tom Hilton | CC BY 2.0 Question for discussion: When did Russia become […]

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Russian diplomat slams Pompeo’s demands addressed to Iran as nonsense

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo © AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite MOSCOW, May 22. /TASS/. Washington’s demands addressed to Iran, which US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo voiced on Monday, are nonsense, because they leave no chance for clinching a deal, Russia’s representative at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mikhail Ulyanov said on Tuesday. “That’s […]

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Russian Deputy: Venezuelan Elections “Taught the CIA a Lesson”

Nicolás Maduro was re-elected as President of Venezuela on Sunday. The significance of this win has been commented on by Russian deputy Aleksandr Yushchenko. On Sunday, Nicolás Maduro  won new presidential elections, obtaining 5.8 million votes (about 68%). According to the National Electoral Council, candidate Henri Falcón obtained more than 1.8 million votes and Javier […]

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Trump Meeting With Rosenstein, Wray On Spying Concludes: Congress To See All “Highly Classified” Information

As previewed earlier, on Monday afternoon president Trump met with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, FBI Director Chris Wray and the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, in a discussion of the latest developments in the bombshell report that the Obama administration used a longtime FBI and CIA asset, identified as 73-year-old Cambridge professor Stefan […]

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The False Narratives Used to Try to Derail Bernie's Army

On Monday, Politico ran a piece on the Bernie Sanders founded organization, Our Revolution, titled “Bernie’s Army in Disarray,” a pre-conceived, yet inevitable narrative that Sanders’ movement is somehow ineffective and failing. The new article, a follow-up to their May 29, 2017 piece “Sanders revolution hits a rough patch,” utilizes anonymous sourcing and various false […]

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November’s “Revolution” Will Not Be Televised

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BEST OF THE WEB: FBI and CIA re-booted the Cold War in order to cover their own election meddling

sott.net/news On December 29, 2016, the Obama Administration – with three weeks remaining in its term – issued harsh sanctions against Russia over supposed election interference. Two compounds in the United States were closed and 35 Russian diplomats were ordered to leave the country. Russia responded by calling the actions “Cold War déjà vu.” In […]

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Israel Is at the Height of Its Power, but the Palestinians Are Still There

Patrick COCKBURN The Palestinian issue is back on the international agenda more than at any time over the last 15 years. If the move of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was intended to demonstrate that the Palestinians were powerless and there was nothing they could do about it, then it has failed. […]

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Drone shot down by Hmeymim base’s air defense system

TASS: Military & Defense – Drone shot down by Hmeymim base’s air defense system <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE ONLINE CONFERENCE On a subject: Search result: ]]> © Marina Lystseva/TASS MOSCOW, May 21. /TASS/. An air defense […]

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7 Reasons Why European Banks Are In Trouble

Authored by Philipp Bagus via The Mises Institute, While the euro crisis seems far away as all Eurozone countries ran government deficits below 3 percent of GDP, there is one problem for the euro that quietly keeps growing: the unresolved banking crisis. And this is not a small problem. The Eurosystems´and euro banks´ balance sheets […]

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Donald Trump's “Big Pharma First” Agenda

After handing huge tax cuts to the country’s richest people and taking away health care insurance for millions, Donald Trump took another giant step toward abandoning his populist agenda last week. Instead of having Medicare negotiate to bring drug prices down, Trump put out a plan that is focused on making foreign countries pay more […]

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Rouhani mocks Pompeo’s tough-talk on Iran

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Monday mocked a speech by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he took a hard stance against the Islamic Republic.

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Visit to My Russia cultural and ethnographic centre

The ethnographic park was built in keeping with centuries-old traditions of home building found in 11 regions of the country. It is divided into several geographical sectors: the Caucasus, Suzdal,Central Russia, the Krasnodar Territory, Moscow, Russian North, St Petersburg, Kazan, the Urals, Siberia and Buryatia. Here one can see buildings designed to resemble the architecture of the respective region. The centre, which opened ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, stretches along […]

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Israeli Air Force Chief: F-35I Stealth Fighters Participated In Strikes On Syria

southfront.org Donate Israel’s first two F-35 stealth fighter jets on their maiden flight as part of the Israeli Air Force on December 13, 2016. (Israel Defense Forces) F-35I stealth fighters of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) have participated in strikes on Syria, Israel’s air force commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin said on May 22. “The […]

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Russia to accept advanced robotic mine-clearing vehicles in 2018

KUBINKA (Moscow Region), May 22. /TASS/. The robotic mine-clearing vehicles Uran-6, Skarabei and Sfera are expected to be accepted for service in Russia’s engineering troops this year, Chief of Russia’s Engineering Troops Lieutenant-General Yuri Stavitsky said on Tuesday. “The Uran-6 multifunctional robotic vehicle, the Skarabei remote-controlled inspection robotic system and the Sfera remote-controlled robotic complex […]

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India sees Iran oil imports steady despite US threats

Iran is India’s third biggest energy supplier, selling it around 18.4 million tonnes of crude oil during 10 months between April 2017 and January 2018.

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DPR Military Claims Ukrainian Side Lost 282 Fighers In Period Between April 30 And May 20

southfront.org Donate Illustrative image: GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS The Armed Forces of Ukraine “have suffered significant losses”, according to a report released by the Ministry of Defense of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) published on May 21. According to the intelligence report, from April 30 to May 20 Ukrainian forces lost 282 service members, including 43 killed people […]

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Pope Francis SHOCKS Catholics: OK to be gay

TheDuran| Pope Francis reportedly told a gay man that “God made you that way…” according to a report from the Spanish newspaper El Pais. This article, released on 21 May, 2018, covers the account of a man named Juan Carlos Cruz, who was victimized sexually by a Chilean Roman Catholic priest. Mr. Cruz got to not […]

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How $65,000 was stolen from each American

TheDuran| Here are key excerpts from the most concise, accurate, and clearest, news-reports about something that almost all U.S. news-media have been completely hiding (issuing no reports about, though the theft indisputably happened and grows each year) — a theft of $65,000 from each American. Consequently, this composite news-report (which is herewith being submitted to […]

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Italian Coalition nominates Russia friendly populist as new PM

TheDuran| After months of back and forth over getting a majority percentage of the popular vote, the two parties with the highest public backing have come together to nominate a candidate, Giuseppe Conte, to form a new government in Italy and serve as the next PM. The Coalition has prepared a populist proposal to combat […]

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Italy’s coalition partners present their choice of premier

They presented Guiseppe Conte as their compromise candidate for prime minister. Conte, a little-known law professor, has scant political experience. Salvini is likely to be appointed as interior minister, while Di Maio would head the ministries of labour and economic development. The two parties have expressed diametrically opposing views on Israel. Beppe Grillo, founder of […]

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Graffiti Glorifying the SS “Galicia” Division Was Found in Kiev

Translated by Ollie Richardson 11:29:08 22/05/2018 politnavigator.net In Kiev Nazi graffiti glorifying the SS “Galicia” division, which Hitlerites formed from among the number of residents of Western Ukraine, was found. This was reported on the blog of Eduard Dolinsky, the head of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee. “A building in Kiev on Klovsky Street was decorated with […]

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Moon Jae-in Must Tell Trump to Shut Bolton Up For The Sake of Peace

When South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrives at the White House later today for talks with Donald Trump, there will likely be many smiles and many more soft diplomatic statements appearing to demonstrate solidarity on the major issues surrounding the still scheduled but increasingly tenuous 12 June summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. But […]

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Marseille shooting: Men open fire with Kalashnikovs

Many shots were heard on Monday in the area of La Busserine, in the 14th district of Marseille. A police crew was targeted by the perpetrators. “Many empty cases were found on the spot,” police sources confirmed later. A police car had been cut off by a car driven by the two criminals, one armed […]

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Iran remains top Asian futsal team in fresh AMF rankings

The Iran men’s national futsal team has maintained its position as Asia’s best in the latest Asociación Mundial de Futsal (AMF) rankings, and upheld its place in the world’s overall standings to stay put in the sixth slot. According to the latest classification published by the AMF, which is the governing body of futsal, the Iranian […]

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Grenfell Tower inquiry: we need to uncover the Truth, not drown in an ocean of emotive propaganda.

 Britain’s capacity for generating Inquiries is matched only by its growing desire to indulge in emotional incontinence and disinformation. The Grenfell forum must be cool, focused on forensics and brave enough to nail the guilty. Yesterday’s opening session left me with the uneasy feeling that it has lost the plot before it even starts. ¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤ […]

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Saddam’s Ghost Will Haunt The US Forever

Imagine a world where a powerful Arab state with a strong Sunni President was able to de-facto isolate Iran from the Levant. Imagine a world where this strong Arab state had no love for Syria, had mutually indifferent relations with Turkey, but like Turkey a willingness to cooperate with the west. One needn’t imagine such […]

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Erdogan slams Trump’s exit from Iran nuclear deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a press conference at the extraordinary summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, on May 18, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed the US President Donald Trump administration for unilaterally withdrawing from the multi-nation Iran nuclear deal. “As Turkey, we […]

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For Duterte’s Opponents, Wanting Peace is the Sign of A “Dictator”

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been condemned by his typical domestic and international opponents for seeking and largely attaining peace with China in spite of Beijing’s recent large scale military drills in the South China Sea. Perversely, many of the opponents of Duterte’s win-win policy of cooperation with China are suggesting that the military exercises […]

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Economy minister: Germany to help firms trading with Iran 'where it can'

German insurer Allianz and Siemens were among the first European entities which announced their intention to scale back business in Iran. Germany’s economy minister says the government will help firms maintain business with Iran where it can after the US decision to reimpose sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Peter Altmaier has told the Passauer Neue […]

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Saudi royal urges coup to depose King Salman, protect kingdom from harm

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) and his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman An exiled Saudi prince has called for a coup by his influential uncles to depose King Salman and prevent the current ruling structure led by his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, from doing more damage to the kingdom. Prince […]

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Pence: N Korea could end up like Libya if Kim does not cooperate

US Vice President Mike Pence introduces US President Donald Trump during a rally in Elkhart, Indiana, May 10, 2018. (Photo by AFP) US Vice President Mike Pence has warned that North Korea could end up like Libya if Kim Jong-un does not cooperate with the United Sates and give up nuclear weapons. “You know, there […]

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Israeli parliament debates bill promoting Kurdish statehood

A Kurdish man holds Israeli and Kurdish flags during a rally in support of a secession referendum in Erbil, Iraq, September 16, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Israel’s parliament (Knesset) has reportedly discussed a bill that explores ways through which the Tel Aviv regime can help the Kurds establish an independent state supportive of the regime within Syria, Iraq […]

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A Needed Burst of Optimism

Direct collaboration between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping at the end of this week pulled China and the U.S. back from the brink of a highly dangerous potential trade war between the two countries, a scenario devoutly desired and orchestrated by the British Empire and their free-trade acolytes in Washington. The problem is […]

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A Needed Burst of Optimism

Direct collaboration between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping at the end of this week pulled China and the U.S. back from the brink of a highly dangerous potential trade war between the two countries, a scenario devoutly desired and orchestrated by the British Empire and their free-trade acolytes in Washington. The problem is […]

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U.S.-China Reach Agreement on Trade Talks

The U.S. and China issued a joint statement Saturday at the conclusion of the talks between the Chinese delegation (headed by Vice Premier Liu He) and the U.S. side (headed by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin). The official statement is short on specifics, but the tone is very positive and there is a heavy emphasis on […]

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Syrian Army, allies repel ISIS attack in south Deir Ezzor countryside

almasdarnews.com DAMASCUS, SYRIA (5:50 P.M.) – The Islamic State has launched an assault against positions for the Syrian Army and allied forces in the southern countryside of Deir Ezzor as the group suffers another defeat along the Syria-Iraq borders. According to a military source, a number of ISIS militants attempted to infiltrate the government-held areas […]

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U.S.-China Reach Agreement on Trade Talks

The U.S. and China issued a joint statement Saturday at the conclusion of the talks between the Chinese delegation (headed by Vice Premier Liu He) and the U.S. side (headed by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin). The official statement is short on specifics, but the tone is very positive and there is a heavy emphasis on […]

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Pompeo threatens Iran with ‘strongest sanctions in history’ (video)

almasdarnews.com BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 A.M.) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that US will impose the “strongest sanctions” in history on Iran if it fails to comply with a list of US demands, during a briefing in Washington D.C. on Monday. Pompeo said the US will apply “unprecedented financial pressure” on Iran and […]

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Leftist Exclusionism Against the Quest for Peace – Consortiumnews

RINF The War Party’s ultra-left wing uses different arguments to arrive at the same conclusions: Syria & Russia are enemies. Instead of practical solutions to real problems, they spread suspicion, distrust & enmity, argues Diana Johnstone. By Diana Johnstone CounterPunch has astonished many of its old fans by its current fundraising ad portraying the site […]

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May 21, 2018 Syrian Army Liberates Southern Damascus As ISIS Withdraws

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-may-21-2018-syrian-army-liberates-southern-damascus-as-isis-withdraws/ The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies are about to re-establish full control of the southern Damascus countryside. The SAA has already liberated the entire district of al-Hajar

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Foreign Collusion in 2016 Elections Exposed

There are still many unanswered questions, but the evidence that now is part of the public record removes any doubt that British and US Intelligence services collaborated in a devious and fabricated scheme to portray the Trump campaign as intent on collaborating with Russia. The evidence was planted and cleverly fabricated. It was done through […]

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Iran suffers 3-2 loss against Australia in Asian Women’s U17 Volleyball Championship

The Iran women’s national under-17 volleyball team sustains a 2-3 defeat from Australia at the 12th edition of Asian Women’s U17 Volleyball Championship in Thailand.

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Yes, Virginia, There is a Deep State

Spring Fund Drive: Keep CounterPunch AfloatCounterPunch is a lifeboat of sanity in today’s turbulent political seas. Please make a tax-deductible donation and help us continue to fight Trump and his enablers on both sides of the aisle. Every dollar counts! Since the “Russiagate” probe began, US president Donald Trump and his supporters have used lots […]

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FBI and CIA re-booted the Cold War in order to cover their a****

sott.net/news On December 29, 2016, the Obama Administration – with three weeks remaining in its term – issued harsh sanctions against Russia over supposed election interference. Two compounds in the United States were closed and 35 Russian diplomats were ordered to leave the country. Russia responded by calling the actions “Cold War déjà vu.” In […]

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The Battle For The Iranian Nuclear Deal: China Vs The US

Authored by James Dorsey via MidEastSoccer blog, Conventional wisdom has it that China stands to benefit from the US withdrawal from the 2015 international nuclear agreement with Iran, particularly if major European companies feel that the risk of running afoul of US secondary sanctions is too high. In doing so, China would draw on lessons learnt from […]

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With Iran Sanctions Trump Made Europeans Look Like the Fools They Are

The attacks by European leaders against US President Donald Trump are getting sharper by the day. On the day Trump announced that he was ripping up the Iran deal, and that the US would impose sanctions on European companies trading with that country, the French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said that European states refused to be treated […]

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NATO-made arms cache in Syria shows US support for terrorists: Russian MP

A Russian MP says the recent discovery of NATO-made arms in Syria’s Homs shows that the US and its allies are providing support to terrorists operating in the Arab country.

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US-China trade talks, tariffs, and Trump’s ‘America First’ foreign policy

TheDuran| After Trump declared that doing business with China was bad business and bad for the US, because of America’s trade deficit with China and China’s alleged ‘unfair’ business practices, he levied tariffs on Chinese imports, which were quickly followed by Chinese retaliatory measures, which the US then countered with yet another round of tariffs. […]

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Andrei Kortunov: A Letter to John: Where Are U.S.-Russia Relations Headed?

A Letter to John: Where Are U.S.-Russia Relations Headed?In the decades I spent working with the United States, I acquired quite a large circle of contacts in Washington. Collectively, they represent the so-called American establishment. Today, I’d like to address these Washingtonians as one individual, whom I’ll name John for the sake of simplicity.By Andrei […]

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Iran bags two medals at Hong Kong Barcelona Dragon Boat Festival

Male and female Iranian rowing teams have collected two medals at the first edition of Hong Kong Barcelona Dragon Boat Festival in Spain.

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Chinese VP heads to Moscow in bid to bolster ties with Russia

TheDuran| China’s new Vice President, Wang Qishan, begins his new role by strengthening ties with Russia. This week, the St. Petersburg International Economic summit will be taking place, at which Wang will be in attendance. The visit aims to coordinate China-Russian policy both in economic and political cooperation, as both nations field the ‘America First’ […]

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Mary Dejevsky: UK as Spearhead for Anti-Russian Alliance

Valdai Discussion ClubMay 22, 2018 Every now and again you hear a snatch of a radio bulletin or glimpse a newspaper headline and wonder where on earth it might have come from – so disconnected does it seem from everything else that is going on. This was my response to a recent front-page in the […]

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Georgia’s “Rave Revolution” Began In Armenia And Might End in Azerbaijan

Thousands of young protesters swarmed Tbilisi’s streets as part of what they claim is their impromptu “White Noise” movement that arose in response to the authorities’ latest anti-drug raids against their city’s most popular night clubs last Friday. They allege that too many innocents were unnecessarily roughed up by police after they burst into two […]

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Trump-Pompeo’s 12 Idiotic-Insulting Demands Upon Iran

TheDuran| On Monday, May 21st, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laid out a dozen demands upon Iran’s Government — demands which insult the sovereignty of Iran and dictate terms to its Government, as if the U.S. Government weren’t the one that routinely invades and perpetrates coups overthrowing other governments, so that the peoples of the world […]

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Provocation and imperial ultimatum or Kim-Trump Summit?, by Julio Yao Villalaz

John Bolton, the National Security Advisor to the President of the United States, Donald Trump Some days ago, we reported that the summit between the President of the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, Kim Jong-un, and the President of the Korean Republic, Moon Jae-in was a monumental historical success for the Korean Peninsular. Denuclearization, disarmament, […]

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Daniel Lazare: Making Excuses for Russiagate

consortium newsMay 22, 2018 As months turn into nearly two years and no solid evidence emerges to nail Russia for nabbing Election 2016, some big Russia-gate cheerleaders are starting to cover their tracks, as Daniel Lazare explains Comments are closed. from http://eastwestaccord.com/daniel-lazare-making-excuses-for-russiagate/

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Provocation and imperial ultimatum or Kim-Trump Summit?, by Julio Yao Villalaz

John Bolton, the National Security Advisor to the President of the United States, Donald Trump Some days ago, we reported that the summit between the President of the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, Kim Jong-un, and the President of the Korean Republic, Moon Jae-in was a monumental historical success for the Korean Peninsular. Denuclearization, disarmament, […]

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Despite sanctions and Western attempts to isolate, Russia attracts big investment

TheDuran| Western media would have you believe that Russia is an underdeveloped nation with a wretched standard of living. They advance the perception that it is a country that has never recovered from the collapse of the Soviet Union. They would also want you to believe that Russia is suffering under the heavy burden of […]

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Provocation and imperial ultimatum or Kim-Trump Summit?, by Julio Yao Villalaz

John Bolton, the National Security Advisor to the President of the United States, Donald Trump Some days ago, we reported that the summit between the President of the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, Kim Jong-un, and the President of the Korean Republic, Moon Jae-in was a monumental historical success for the Korean Peninsular. Denuclearization, disarmament, […]

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