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Bolton in contact with Arab states to create regional force in Syria: Report

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:40

National Security Adviser John Bolton (R) and US President Donald Trump (file photo) John Bolton, US President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser, is spearheading a push to establish a coalition of Arab military forces in Syria to pave the way for an American withdrawal, according to reports. The White House is considering putting “a […]

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Enemy spy agencies have failed to confront Islamic Republic: Leader

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:39

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei meets with Intelligence Ministry staff in Tehran on April 18, 2018. (Photo by leader.ir) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemies have waged a large-scale intelligence war against Iran, but their spy agencies have so far failed to do any harm to […]

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When did the Russian national team suffer the hardest defeat in its history?

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:37

The Russian Empire national team at the 1912 Olympics. Public domain The Soviet national soccer team couldn’t draw on the experience of its predecessors — the Russian Empire national team, which totally vanished along with the country. But that was for the best, since the history of the latter is one of constant crushing defeats […]

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Video: Militants In Al-Dumayr Are Surrendering Heavy Weapons To Syrian Army

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:37

Donate A screenshot from the video Militants in the town of Al-Dumayr, eastern Qalamoun, are surrendering their vehicles, armoured vehicles and other weapons and equipment to the Syrian Army in the framework of a reconciliation agreement deal reached between them and the Syrian government on April 17. According to reports, about 1,000 militants and their supporters will […]

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Video: Militants In Al-Dumayr Are Surrendering Heavy Weapons To Syrian Army

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:37

Donate A screenshot from the video Militants in the town of Al-Dumayr, eastern Qalamoun, are surrendering their vehicles, armoured vehicles and other weapons and equipment to the Syrian Army in the framework of a reconciliation agreement deal reached between them and the Syrian government on April 17. According to reports, about 1,000 militants and their supporters will […]

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At least 500 refugees return to Syria from Lebanon

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:36

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:45 P.M.) – At least 500 refugees returned to Syria this week after spending several years in Lebanon, Syrian state news reported on Wednesday. According to the report from the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the refugees began returning this morning to the Beit Jinn area in western Damascus. [embedded content] Beit Jinn […]

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At least 500 refugees return to Syria from Lebanon

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:36

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:45 P.M.) – At least 500 refugees returned to Syria this week after spending several years in Lebanon, Syrian state news reported on Wednesday. According to the report from the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the refugees began returning this morning to the Beit Jinn area in western Damascus. [embedded content] Beit Jinn […]

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MUST Watch – Syria’s Assad absolutely RIPS western chemical attack charges (VIDEO)

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:32

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has not spoken to the western press since the alleged chemical attack in Douma and subsequent western bombing of his country. However, the uncanny similarity of Douma with the incident in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in April 2017 makes it worth revisiting what he had to say one year ago, […]

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FULL INTERVIEW: Sergei Lavrov Dismantles BBC ‘Hard Talk’ Host Stephen Sackur on Syria, Skripal

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:31

According to channel Russia Insight, the following full and unedited footage was taken by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, not BBC. Watch as Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov gives an interview to BBC host of ‘HardTalk’ Stephen Sackur. Throughout the interview Sackur is constantly interrupting and trying to head off the Russian […]

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FULL INTERVIEW: Sergei Lavrov Dismantles BBC ‘Hard Talk’ Host Stephen Sackur on Syria, Skripal

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:31

According to channel Russia Insight, the following full and unedited footage was taken by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, not BBC. Watch as Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov gives an interview to BBC host of ‘HardTalk’ Stephen Sackur. Throughout the interview Sackur is constantly interrupting and trying to head off the Russian […]

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#PEDOVORE: THE HORROR IS SYSTEMIC & GLOBAL

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:30

From: http://youtu.be/vFsFp46YiEs

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Ambassador Peter Ford speaks to Tucker Carlson: ‘The President Has Been Mislead on Douma’

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:29

What really happened in Douma? Have the US, UK and French governments been misled by fabricated intelligence, or are these governments involved in the fabrication of that intelligence? Does the western media bear any responsibility for their own willful inability to do their jobs and interrogate their own governments over such a serious matter as […]

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The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Announced the Failure to Fulfil Two of the IMF’s Conditions

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:28

The Minister of Finance of Ukraine Aleksandr Danilyuk said that the country at the present moment in time hasn’t satisfied two conditions of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for receiving the next tranche of credit. “According to the program of cooperation with the IMF there are now two preliminary measures that haven’t been implemented. The […]

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Iran’s Leader, senior officials stop using Telegram messaging application

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:26

An illustration picture taken through a magnifying glass on April 17, 2018 in shows the icon of the messaging app Telegram on a smart phone screen. (By AFP) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stopped using the Telegram messaging application in a show of support for domestic versions and in line with the country’s […]

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Top 5 fashion items with Soviet roots

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:24

Russian closets full of old hats or string bags might seem unlikely treasure troves, but believe it or not, ‘Made in the USSR’ is a mark of high fashion. 1. Avoskas String bags in the Soviet Union, known as avoskas, were used to buy groceries. In the 1970s, they were very popular because there were no […]

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Syrian Forces Repelling Militants’ Counter-Attack In Rastan Pocket (Maps)

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:23

southfront.org Donate Click to see the full-size image Syrian government forces are repelling a counter-attack by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) in the areas of Jarjsia and Qubbat al-Kurdi in the so-called Rastan pocket in northern Homs, according to pro-government sources. The Syrian Army launched a military operation in the […]

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Iraqi forces launch large-scale offensive in western Iraq

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:22

almasdarnews.com BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – Earlier today, the Iraqi Armed Forces kicked off a major offensive inside the Al-Anbar Governorate, targeting the Islamic State’s (ISIS) last positions near the provincial capital Led by their army and Popular Mobilization Units (var. Hashd Al-Sha’abi), the Iraqi Armed Forces stormed the Islamic State’s positions inside the vast […]

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Ambassador Peter Ford speaks to Tucker Carlson: ‘The President Has Been Mislead on Douma’

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:17

21CentyryWire | What really happened in Douma? Have the US, UK and French governments been misled by fabricated intelligence, or are these governments involved in the fabrication of that intelligence? Does the western media bear any responsibility for their own willful inability to do their jobs and interrogate their own governments over such a serious […]

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The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Announced the Failure to Fulfil Two of the IMF’s Conditions

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:16

The Minister of Finance of Ukraine Aleksandr Danilyuk said that the country at the present moment in time hasn’t satisfied two conditions of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for receiving the next tranche of credit. “According to the program of cooperation with the IMF there are now two preliminary measures that haven’t been implemented. The […]

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Is lying becoming new US foreign policy?

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:12

The neocons in both the Republican and Democratic parties, disappointed by the limited nature of President Trump’s recent airstrikes on three Syrian “chemical facilities”, are calling for a permanent occupation under the friendly-sounding phrase “comprehensive strategy”. At least 20 lawmakers have repeated the phrase in recent tweets, which could not be a mere coincidence but […]

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French President claims he’s ‘equal to Putin’ – immediately gets shredded on Twitter

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:11

French President Emmanuel Macron felt the need to remind Journalists that he’s Vladimir Putin’s equal…and how does he do that…by bombing Syria of course! Because that totally represents a man without any form of impotency issues whatsoever. It also inspires in a reasonable individual, the serious question as to whether or not Macron has a Napoleonic […]

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Trump picked the least expensive option to strike Syria out of three

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:59

sott.net/news The White House took roughly a week to retaliate against the Syrian regime for a gas attack on a rebel-held city as Trump was distracted by the FBI’s raid on the home, hotel and office of his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the ongoing negotiations over Nafta and his burgeoning war against Amazon. While Trump […]

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Trump picked the least expensive option to strike Syria out of three

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:57

sott.net/news The White House took roughly a week to retaliate against the Syrian regime for a gas attack on a rebel-held city as Trump was distracted by the FBI’s raid on the home, hotel and office of his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the ongoing negotiations over Nafta and his burgeoning war against Amazon. While Trump […]

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Near Deadly Political Gas Attack On Americans

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:47

RINF “Historically, reactionary forces on the verge of extinction invariably conduct a last desperate struggle against the revolutionary forces, and some revolutionaries are deluded for a time by this phenomenon of outward strength but inner weakness, failing to grasp the essential fact that the enemy is nearing extinction while they themselves are approaching victory.” In […]

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“America First!” as Economic War

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:45

Photo by kelly bell photography | CC BY 2.0 President Trump would be funny if he were not so serious when he complains that the USA is the victim of the rest of the world. According to the president, the whole globalized world economy is a clever ploy by other countries to feed off America. […]

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World Cup honey trap! British press adds gorgeous women to many 'threats' English team faces in Russia

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:45

sott.net/news © Ramil Sitdikov / SputnikMiss Russia 2018 beauty pageant. Moscow, April 14, 2018. The scariest thing English footballers will face this year is a hooligan hacker model bot, armed with laxatives and a chained balalaika-playing bear at her knee. At least that’s what you’d think after reading the British press. British tabloids have been […]

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World Cup honey trap! British press adds gorgeous women to many 'threats' English team faces in Russia

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:44

sott.net/news © Ramil Sitdikov / SputnikMiss Russia 2018 beauty pageant. Moscow, April 14, 2018. The scariest thing English footballers will face this year is a hooligan hacker model bot, armed with laxatives and a chained balalaika-playing bear at her knee. At least that’s what you’d think after reading the British press. British tabloids have been […]

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Why Theresa May Must be Impeached

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:43

Rob SLANE So the moment we’ve been holding our breaths for a week finally came. In the end, I am mighty glad that this particular strike seems more like the impotent thrashing of the neocon snake that didn’t dare to attack places where Russian servicemen were likely to be killed, than it does the start […]

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Teacher rushed to intensive care unit following knife attack in Bashkortostan school

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:41

© Artiom Geodakyan/TASS UFA, April 18. /TASS/. A teacher has been rushed to an intensive care unit (ICU), following an attack by a teenager in a Bashkortostan school. Doctors have reported that she is in stable condition, the hospital’s admission department in Sterlitamak, to where the victims had been delivered, told TASS. “Yes, almost everyone is […]

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Greeks take to the streets to protest against US-led attack on Syria

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:40

almasdarnews.com BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 P.M.) – Members of the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) took to the streets of Athens on Tuesday in protest of the US, British, and French April 13 airstrikes on Syria. Footage shows the protesters as they marched between the Syntagma square, the Embassy of France, the EU Commission offices and finally […]

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Iran rejects ‘baseless’ UK, US accusations on Yemen missiles

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:39

Yemenis check the damage in the aftermath of a Saudi airstrike in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, on March 8, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Iran has firmly rejected fresh US and British allegations of Tehran sending missiles to Yemen, saying the two are seeking to whitewash their “shameful” complicity in the crisis gripping the war-torn country by leveling […]

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Near Deadly Political Gas Attack On Americans

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:33

RINF “Historically, reactionary forces on the verge of extinction invariably conduct a last desperate struggle against the revolutionary forces, and some revolutionaries are deluded for a time by this phenomenon of outward strength but inner weakness, failing to grasp the essential fact that the enemy is nearing extinction while they themselves are approaching victory.” In […]

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WW III This Ain’t

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:32

“Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table.” – George Schultz, former U.S. Secretary of State For anyone wondering what this most recent attack on Syria by the U.S., U.K. and France is all about the answer is refreshingly simple. It is about the shape […]

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Why Theresa May Must be Impeached

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

Rob SLANE So the moment we’ve been holding our breaths for a week finally came. In the end, I am mighty glad that this particular strike seems more like the impotent thrashing of the neocon snake that didn’t dare to attack places where Russian servicemen were likely to be killed, than it does the start […]

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Germany Cracks Down On Middle-Eastern Crime Families

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:29

Authored Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, Middle Eastern crime clans now control large swathes of German cities and towns – areas that are effectively lawless and which German police increasingly fear to approach. The crime families, which have thousands of members, have for decades been allowed operate with virtual impunity: German judges and prosecutors […]

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Soft Power: US Gives Award to US-Funded Agitator

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:28

April 18, 2018 (Tony Cartalucci – NEO) – The Western media continues to saturate headlines with stories of “Russian meddling,” meanwhile Western governments led by Washington openly celebrate their own meddling in foreign political affairs. One such example unfolded during the US State Department’s annual “Women of Courage Awards” with Thailand-based Sirikan “June” Charoensiri among […]

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UN envoy for Syria to visit Moscow on April 20

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:27

TASS: World – UN envoy for Syria to visit Moscow on April 20<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 Онлайн-конференция On a subject: Search result: ]]> GENEVA, April 18. /TASS/. UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura […]

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Iran’s defense chief in Iraq to discuss ties, Syria strikes

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:25

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami (L) and Secretary-General of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense, Lieutenant General Mohammad Jawad Kazim in Baghdad, April 18, 2018. (Photo by IRNA) Iran’s defense minister is in Iraq to exchange views with the country’s senior officials on bilateral security cooperation as well as the most recent regional developments, […]

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Surprised by Russia: How Lenin and Stalin astonished H. G. Wells

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:23

H.G. Wells visited Russia three times in the course of two decades Getty Images British science fiction writer Herbert George Wells visited Russia three times in the course of two decades, and he met Lenin and Stalin, as well as world famous singer Fyodor Shalyapin. Each of these prominent men made a tremendous impression on […]

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Trump Hits Syria a Second Time and Signals to the World that the U.S. Empire is Coming Apart at the Seams

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:23

Donate Written by Brian Kalman exclusively for SouthFront; Brian Kalman is a management professional in the marine transportation industry. He was an officer in the US Navy for eleven years. A number of days have passed since naval and air assets of the United States, France and the UK struck a number of targets of the Syrian government within that […]

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Will Armenia be the next victim of Western backed regime change?

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:22

Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in all major cities across Armenia as the outgoing president, Serzh Sargsyan, is elected Prime Minister by the Parliament. The move is largely perceived as a power grab, as Sargsyan will largely retain the same powers that he held during his two terms in the Presidential […]

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Will Armenia be the next victim of Western backed regime change?

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:22

Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in all major cities across Armenia as the outgoing president, Serzh Sargsyan, is elected Prime Minister by the Parliament. The move is largely perceived as a power grab, as Sargsyan will largely retain the same powers that he held during his two terms in the Presidential […]

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Russia’s Transport Ministry confirms extension of overflight approvals for US airlines

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:21

TASS: Business & Economy – Russia’s Transport Ministry confirms extension of overflight approvals for US airlines<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 Онлайн-конференция On a subject: Search result: ]]> MOSCOW, April 18. /TASS/. Russia’s Transport Ministry has confirmed […]

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Prison Planet.com » US Facebook users could get up to $5,000 compensation for EVERY picture tagged by the company’s photo-scanning AI

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:13

RINF Daily MailApril 17, 2018 Facebook will face a class action law suit in the wake of its privacy scandal, a US federal judge has ruled. Allegations of privacy violations emerged when it was revealed the app used a photo-scanning tool on users’ images without their explicit consent. The facial recognition tool, launched in 2010, […]

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US notifies Russia it will not impose new sanctions for some time — source

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:07

TASS: World – US notifies Russia it will not impose new sanctions for some time — source<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 Онлайн-конференция On a subject: Search result: ]]> © EPA-EFE/SHAWN THEW MOSCOW, April 18. /TASS/. The United […]

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Comey sells books. @LizPeek

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:01

AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Comey sells books. @LizPeek https://www.amazon.com/Higher-Loyalty-Truth-Lies-Leadership/dp/1250192455 In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His […]

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Comey sells books. @LizPeek

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:01

AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Comey sells books. @LizPeek https://www.amazon.com/Higher-Loyalty-Truth-Lies-Leadership/dp/1250192455 In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His […]

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Russia extends overflight privileges of US carriers ahead of deadline — RT US News

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00

RINF Moscow has extended overflight privileges of US carriers flying over Russia, hours before they were due to expire, the US State Department said, noting that it continues working with Moscow to secure “benefits” for US companies. The US State Department announced that it has been relentlessly working with Moscow to extend an agreement which […]

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Are we headed for a WORLD WAR?

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00

From: http://youtu.be/ViODeAbI2IQ

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US notifies Russia it will not impose new sanctions for some time — source

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:56

TASS: World – US notifies Russia it will not impose new sanctions for some time — source<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 Онлайн-конференция On a subject: Search result: ]]> © EPA-EFE/SHAWN THEW MOSCOW, April 18. /TASS/. The United […]

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Media watchdog warns Facebook may face block in Russia unless databases are localized

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:54

© AP Photo/Thibault Camus MOSCOW, April 18. /TASS/. Russia’s telecom and media watchdog, the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media might block Facebook following an inspection in 2018, unless the social networking service localizes its Russian user database in Russia, the watchdog’s chief Alexander Zharov said in an interview with the […]

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Tales of the New Cold War: The New Cuban Missile Crisis. 1 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:47

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/u-s-says-air-strikes-cripple-syria-chemical-weapons-program-idUSKBN1HJ0ZSAUTHOR. (Photo:  President Kennedy meets with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko in the Oval Office (October 18, 1962))) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: The New Cuban Missile Crisis. 1 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/u-s-says-air-strikes-cripple-syria-chemical-weapons-program-idUSKBN1HJ0ZS U.S. says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons program WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – […]

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The Final War Has Begun!

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:47

It is just matter of time before the major military powers begin to unleash their nuclear might. They are preparing for the final confrontation. Recent military strikes against Syria by U.S., U.K. and France, based on spurious “evidence” of an alleged “chemical attack” in Douma, indicate that even the pretentious “diplomacy” no longer exists. Ambassador […]

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‘No war in history has begun with so little support’ – Galloway slams PM over Syria (VIDEO) — RT UK News

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:46

RINF “Not even a quarter” of Brits support attacking Syria, says George Galloway, as Theresa May prepares to face off with MPs when Parliament resumes on Monday, after she ignored calls from across the House for a vote on the matter. UK Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the press at Downing Street at the […]

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Russia's UN envoy says Syria's Raqqa devastated, 'de-facto occupied and run by a gang of incompetents'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:44

sott.net/news © Erik de Castro / ReutersRaqqa City, Syria The US and its allies are doing practically nothing to help rebuild Raqqa, which is de-facto occupied, Russia’s UN Ambassador told the UNSC, after a UN representative reported on the mass-scale devastation of the Syrian city. On average, an estimated 50 people a week are being […]

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Maybe The Russians Did It…

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:43

Authored by Robert Gore via Straight Line Logic blog, Con artists are the most easily conned. If ever a military incident seemed to scream “false flag,” it’s the alleged chemical weapons attack on Douma. The Chief of Russia’s General Staff, Valery Gerasimov, predicted a staged chemical attack almost a month prior. If Syria launched such […]

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Watchdog reports six-time decrease of HIV infection rates in Russia

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:43

MOSCOW, April 18. /TASS/. The HIV infection rates in Russia have decreased six times in five years, said Anna Popova, head of the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing, at the Fourth Conference on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. “We’ve managed to achieve a considerable reduction in […]

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Macron Boasts He, Trump and May “Separated the Russians and the Turks”. The Turks Beg to Differ

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:41

Macron has defended Trump’s strikes on Syria he participated in with 8 missiles saying they had the benefit of driving a wedge between Russia and Turkey (seeing how one rhetorically condemned and the other welcomed them: Among other things, the French president claimed that the operation drove Turkey and Russia apart. “With those strikes we have […]

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Hengtong High Voltage manufactures the world's longest length submarine power cable

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:40

SUZHOU, China, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hengtong High Voltage Submarine Cable Co. (known as Hengtong High Voltage), a subcompany of Hengtong Optic-Electric, a leading manufacturer of optical fiber cable and integrated service provider for power-line communications in China, has produced the world’s longest length of 500kV AC XLPE submarine power cable without factory joints. […]

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Jihadist civil war continues as factions loyal to Turkey attack HTS in west Aleppo

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:36

almasdarnews.com BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 A.M.) – The jihadist civil war in northern Syria continued this morning, as factions loyal to Turkey carried out a big attack against Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham. According to pro-opposition accounts, the militants of Jabhat Tahrir Souriya attacked HTS’ positions in the Jabal Barakat area of west Aleppo this morning. Jabhat Tahrir […]

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Jihadist civil war continues as factions loyal to Turkey attack HTS in west Aleppo

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:35

almasdarnews.com BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 A.M.) – The jihadist civil war in northern Syria continued this morning, as factions loyal to Turkey carried out a big attack against Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham. According to pro-opposition accounts, the militants of Jabhat Tahrir Souriya attacked HTS’ positions in the Jabal Barakat area of west Aleppo this morning. Jabhat Tahrir […]

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Tales of the New Cold War: The New Cuban Missile Crisis. 1 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:33

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/u-s-says-air-strikes-cripple-syria-chemical-weapons-program-idUSKBN1HJ0ZSAUTHOR. (Photo:  President Kennedy meets with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko in the Oval Office (October 18, 1962))) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: The New Cuban Missile Crisis. 1 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/u-s-says-air-strikes-cripple-syria-chemical-weapons-program-idUSKBN1HJ0ZS U.S. says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons program WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – […]

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Tales of the New Cold War: The New Cuban Missile Crisis. 2 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:33

AUTHOR. (Photo:October 29, 1962 EXCOMM meeting held in the White House Cabinet Room. President Kennedy, Robert McNamara and Dean Rusk. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: The New Cuban Missile Crisis. 2 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/u-s-says-air-strikes-cripple-syria-chemical-weapons-program-idUSKBN1HJ0ZS U.S. says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons program […]

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CONFIRMED: CIA met with Kim Jong-un in North Korea

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:30

TheDuran| President Donald Trump spoke on Tuesday, regarding unprecedented talks between North Korea and the United States: “We have had direct talks at very high levels, extremely high levels with North Korea,” The Washington Post quoted Trump as saying, during a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Abe. Hours later, major news broke that CIA […]

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The 5 Minute Redpill: Secret Space Program

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:30

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Macron Boasts He, Trump and May “Separated the Russians and the Turks”. The Turks Beg to Differ

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:30

Macron has defended Trump’s strikes on Syria he participated in with 8 missiles saying they had the benefit of driving a wedge between Russia and Turkey (seeing how one rhetorically condemned and the other welcomed them: Among other things, the French president claimed that the operation drove Turkey and Russia apart. “With those strikes we have […]

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Hengtong High Voltage manufactures the world's longest length submarine power cable

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:29

SUZHOU, China, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hengtong High Voltage Submarine Cable Co. (known as Hengtong High Voltage), a subcompany of Hengtong Optic-Electric, a leading manufacturer of optical fiber cable and integrated service provider for power-line communications in China, has produced the world’s longest length of 500kV AC XLPE submarine power cable without factory joints. […]

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Direct Tehran-Erbil flights to resume April 27

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:27

Iran’s Mahan Air will offer direct service twice a week to the Iraqi city of Erbil. Iran will resume direct flights between Tehran and the Iraqi city of Erbil from April 27 after a six-month hiatus which saw Baghdad and its neighbors impose an air ban on the regional Kurdistan government over a secession bid. […]

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How immersive theater makes you look at yourself in a new light

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:24

Immersive performances are something relatively new for theater-goers around the globe. What are the mechanics of these shows and what peculiarities make staging them even more difficult in Russia? The creative producer of one of the first immersive theater shows in Russia, The Revenants, Anastasia Timofeeva spoke to Russia Beyond about her experience bringing a new […]

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European Council Conclusions on Syria

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:22

1. The Syrian conflict has entered its eighth year of continuous and widespread violence, persistent and brutal violations of international law, including abuses of human rights and international humanitarian law, by all parties as well as the repeated use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime and by Da’esh. The Syrian regime bears the overwhelming […]

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Syrian Air Force heavily bombs eastern Qalamoun after rebels refuse to leave

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:22

almasdarnews.com BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 A.M.) – The largest rebel force in the eastern Qalamoun region of Damascus has refused to leave the area after several rounds of negotiations with the Russian Reconciliation Centre. As a result of the rebel refusal, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a big attack in the Qalamoun Region, targeting the […]

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European Council Conclusions on Syria

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:20

1. The Syrian conflict has entered its eighth year of continuous and widespread violence, persistent and brutal violations of international law, including abuses of human rights and international humanitarian law, by all parties as well as the repeated use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime and by Da’esh. The Syrian regime bears the overwhelming […]

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Tales of the New Cold War: The New Cuban Missile Crisis. 2 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:20

AUTHOR. (Photo:October 29, 1962 EXCOMM meeting held in the White House Cabinet Room. President Kennedy, Robert McNamara and Dean Rusk. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: The New Cuban Missile Crisis. 2 of 2: Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/u-s-says-air-strikes-cripple-syria-chemical-weapons-program-idUSKBN1HJ0ZS U.S. says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons program […]

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WATCH Tucker Carlson guns BLAZING on Russia warmongers, OWNS Hillary Clinton flunky

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:16

TheDuran| Fox News host Tucker Carlson is exploding in prime time cable ratings. And it’s not hard to see why. Apart from scathingly criticizing liberal-left politically correct lunacy, Carlson offers an unbelievable dose of truth and common sense on foreign policy – glaringly missing from western mainstream media, including Fox News itself.  And he’s […]

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Russia’s largest cargo airline ends contract with NATO

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:12

The Russian cargo airline Volga-Dnepr will no longer provide NATO with AN-124 cargo planes, bringing an end to the near-decade-long Ruslan collaboration. Moscow Citing French media, Kommersant reported that the cessation of operations will take effect on 1 January 2019, a move in response to western sanctions on Russian companies. This provision used to be […]

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UK airstrikes in Syria based on ‘hearsay’ – Labour MP Chris Williamson (VIDEO) — RT UK News

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:38

RINF Labour MP Chris Williamson accused the UK government and its allies in the US and France of intervening in Syria against President Bashar Assad on the basis of “hearsay” rather than concrete evidence. Hitting back at Prime Minister Theresa May’s claims that the strikes fired in the early hours of Saturday morning were in […]

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UK airstrikes in Syria based on ‘hearsay’ – Labour MP Chris Williamson (VIDEO) — RT UK News

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:37

RINF Labour MP Chris Williamson accused the UK government and its allies in the US and France of intervening in Syria against President Bashar Assad on the basis of “hearsay” rather than concrete evidence. Hitting back at Prime Minister Theresa May’s claims that the strikes fired in the early hours of Saturday morning were in […]

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UK airstrikes in Syria based on ‘hearsay’ – Labour MP Chris Williamson (VIDEO) — RT UK News

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:36

RINF Labour MP Chris Williamson accused the UK government and its allies in the US and France of intervening in Syria against President Bashar Assad on the basis of “hearsay” rather than concrete evidence. Hitting back at Prime Minister Theresa May’s claims that the strikes fired in the early hours of Saturday morning were in […]

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As the Lack of Rubble Settles, the Real Plan for Syria is Revealed

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:33

I told you over the weekend that Trump’s presidency was over.  As a practical matter it is.  His yielding to his ‘advisors’ on every foreign policy issue makes it clear that he can’t or won’t stand up to the relentless pressure to do what his instincts tell him. This morning’s article at the Deep State Washington Post paints a […]

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Ural teen school attacker swayed by Columbine High School massacre

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:32

MOSCOW, April 18. /TASS/. A teenager who attacked a school in Sterlitamak has been publishing pictures about hatred on his VKontakte social page at least since late February, and directly before the attack he published a video about an attack in Columbine High School in the US. According to the information published on the teenager’s […]

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G7 Leaders' Statement on Syria

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:27

We, the G7 Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the European Union, are united in condemning, in the strongest possible terms, the use of chemical weapons in the April 7 attack in Eastern Ghouta, Syria. We fully support all efforts made by the United States, […]

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France wants to revoke Assad’s Legion of Honor award

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:27

Following its missile strike on Syria, Paris suddenly realized that Bashar Al-Assad is still holding the country’s most prestigious Legion of Honor decoration, received in 2001 from Jacques Chirac, local media has revealed. France has initiated a procedure to revoke the Legion of Honor awarded to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, an official of the French […]

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UK airstrikes in Syria based on ‘hearsay’ – Labour MP Chris Williamson (VIDEO) — RT UK News

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:25

Labour MP Chris Williamson accused the UK government and its allies in the US and France of intervening in Syria against President Bashar Assad on the basis of “hearsay” rather than concrete evidence. Hitting back at Prime Minister Theresa May’s claims that the strikes fired in the early hours of Saturday morning were in the […]

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Prison Planet.com » Trump Is Assembling An Arab Army To Replace US Troops In Syria

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:25

Zero HedgeApril 17, 2018 The Trump administration is hoping to secure a commitment from a handful of Middle Eastern states to assemble what is effectively an Arab army for a permanent military “stabilizing force” in Syria that would replace the U.S. military deployment in Syria and overthrow Assadprevent ISIS from regaining lost territory in Syria’s […]

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Prison Planet.com » Trump Is Assembling An Arab Army To Replace US Troops In Syria

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:24

Zero HedgeApril 17, 2018 The Trump administration is hoping to secure a commitment from a handful of Middle Eastern states to assemble what is effectively an Arab army for a permanent military “stabilizing force” in Syria that would replace the U.S. military deployment in Syria and overthrow Assadprevent ISIS from regaining lost territory in Syria’s […]

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Tech Firms Promise To Fight Back Against Government Spying

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:20

In an announcement ostensibly meant to put Russian and Chinese hackers on notice – but we imagine is truly intended to reassure wary foreign customers that American cloud computing firms wont’ turn their data over to the NSA – 31 tech titans from around the world (but mostly the US) have signed on to a […]

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Cannes Film Festival organizers announce jury lineup

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:18

Cate Blanchett, President of the Jury of the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival © EPA-EFE/IAN LANGSDON PARIS, April 18. /TASS/. French actress Lea Seydoux and Canadian director Denis Villeneuve have joined the jury of the 71st Cannes Film Festival under the presidency of Australian actress Cate Blanchett, the festival’s organizers said in a statement. “Facing a […]

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US admits 5,000+ contractors working in Syria and Iraq

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:14

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Prison Planet.com » Trump Is Assembling An Arab Army To Replace US Troops In Syria

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:12

RINF Zero HedgeApril 17, 2018 The Trump administration is hoping to secure a commitment from a handful of Middle Eastern states to assemble what is effectively an Arab army for a permanent military “stabilizing force” in Syria that would replace the U.S. military deployment in Syria and overthrow Assadprevent ISIS from regaining lost territory in […]

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Chemical Weapons Inspectors Barred from Douma Site

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:11

RINF Russia and the Syrian regime have been accused by western diplomats of denying chemical weapons inspectors access to sites in the town of Douma, where an attack killed dozens and prompted US-led missile strikes over the weekend. Russia and Syria had cited “pending security issues” before inspectors could deploy to the town outside Damascus, said Ahmet Üzümcü, […]

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Chemical Weapons Inspectors Barred from Douma Site

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:58

RINF Russia and the Syrian regime have been accused by western diplomats of denying chemical weapons inspectors access to sites in the town of Douma, where an attack killed dozens and prompted US-led missile strikes over the weekend. Russia and Syria had cited “pending security issues” before inspectors could deploy to the town outside Damascus, said Ahmet Üzümcü, […]

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‘I’m more a spy than he is!’ Trump defends US pastor on trial in Turkey — RT US News

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:58

RINF US President Donald Trump has voiced his support for US pastor Andrew Brunson, who is currently being tried by Ankara over his alleged links to a group accused of orchestrating a failed military coup in Turkey. Trump called Brunson “a fine gentleman” and a “Christian leader” who is being persecuted in Turkey for “no […]

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‘I’m more a spy than he is!’ Trump defends US pastor on trial in Turkey — RT US News

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:45

RINF US President Donald Trump has voiced his support for US pastor Andrew Brunson, who is currently being tried by Ankara over his alleged links to a group accused of orchestrating a failed military coup in Turkey. Trump called Brunson “a fine gentleman” and a “Christian leader” who is being persecuted in Turkey for “no […]

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PressTV-Trump supporters disappointed by Syria strike

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:44

RINF US President Donald Trump has been criticized over his decision to strike Syria again by some of his most vociferous conservative supporters wary of US involvement overseas. “What Trump said was ‘America First.’ That means putting America’s interests first, and we have legitimate interests in Syria,” said James Carafano, a defense policy expert at […]

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Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's Interview with BBC HardTalk. Full Version

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:40

Question: The world was deeply alarmed last week by the prospect of a direct military confrontation between the United States and Russia. How close do you believe we came to that? Sergey Lavrov: Well, I don’t think that was very close. I think it was a situation created by very reckless behavior of our Western colleagues who […]

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The Neocons' Real Plan For Syria Emerges From The Lack Of Rubble

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:40

Authored by Tom Luongo, I told you over the weekend that Trump’s presidency was over.  As a practical matter it is.  His yielding to his ‘advisors’ on every foreign policy issue makes it clear that he can’t or won’t stand up to the relentless pressure to do what his instincts tell him. This morning’s article at […]

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Now Trump Is Accusing Russia of 'Currency Devaluation'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:38

There is just too much economic confusion in the latest tweet from Trump to even begin to explain it, so we will just point out that moments ago Trump, in this case definitely not under the advice of Larry Kudlow, accused China and Russia of “playing the currency devaluation game”, at a time of rising […]

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Now Trump Is Accusing Russia of 'Currency Devaluation'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:38

There is just too much economic confusion in the latest tweet from Trump to even begin to explain it, so we will just point out that moments ago Trump, in this case definitely not under the advice of Larry Kudlow, accused China and Russia of “playing the currency devaluation game”, at a time of rising […]

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Iran completes first oil-for-goods supply to Russia

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:38

Under the agreement, Russia would buy 100,000 barrels a day of Iranian oil in exchange for Russian equipment and goods. Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak says the first Iranian oil supply to Russia under the oil-for-assets program has been completed and the two sides could extend the deal for five years when it runs out […]

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