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Don't Trust Trump!

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:08
As has been pointed out many times by European observers of the American political scene - maybe since Dwight Eisenhower's presidency, and certainly since Richard Nixon's resignation, no one can even think about one-man management of American politics

World Cup Qualifiers: Who is coming to Russia to meet Zabivaka?

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 16:44
With less than a year to go until the 2018 FIFA World Cup hosted by Russia, and as the qualifiers reach their final stage, who is already qualified and how are the groups shaping up for the 32 places in the Finals to meet the Official Mascot, the Wolf called Zabivaka (the Goal Scorer)?

From Myanmar, to Whitehall, to Washington - Politics Festering Nadir

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 23:33
Oxford UK, the "city of dreaming spires", as described by poet Matthew Arnold and the oldest university city in the English speaking world, is to rescind the honour of the Freedom of the City awarded to Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, over her response to the Rohingya crisis, reports The Guardian

Russia gets ready for USA's interference in 2018 presidential election

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 21:06
Judging by statements from US President Trump, he is ready to abandon the traditional policy of interference in affairs of other states under the pretext of promoting democracy. It is obvious that Donald Trump says one thing, but the team that works with him often takes steps that come contrary to what the president says

The West always despised Russia for its alternative way and preferred Nazis instead

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 19:01
Russian liberals do their best to speak ill of the history of Russia's relationships with the West. They talk about the need to introduce European values in Russia for the modernisation of socio-cultural reality. However, even in most difficult and darkest times of history, Nazi Germany was dearer to the West than Soviet Russia

Train rams into bus in Russia

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 17:34
A train rammed into a passenger bus, the motor of which died on railway tracks in the Vladimir region of Russia on October 6

Saudi Arabia to buy S-400 air defence systems from Russia

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 16:45
As a result of the talks between Russian President Putin and King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdel-Aziz Al Saud in the Kremlin on October 5, the parties signed a package of agreements worth "billions of dollars"

US Korea Policy, 'Mutually Assured Madness'

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 15:58
The propaganda mill and the mainstream media greatly exaggerate the US national security risk to the American people, and it is for their own greedy self-interest to spread panic and paranoia among the American people

Millions of Christians worship wrong relics

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 15:15
Turkish archaeologists unearthed the genuine burial ground of Nicholas - a saint revered by Orthodox and Catholic churches, who lived in the territory of modern-day Turkey. They believe that the real Saint Nicholas was buried in Demre. If this theory is true, it will just so happen that millions of Christians were worshiping the wrong relics

Train crashes into bus stuck on tracks in Russia, at least 19 killed

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:25
A train rammed into a passenger bus, the motor of which died on railway tracks in the Vladimir region of Russia on Friday, October 6. The drivers could not start the engine because of a problem with a battery

Saudi King books all of Ritz-Carlton Moscow, but his escalator breaks

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 22:03
The moving airstairs of the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdel-Aziz Al Saud malfunctioned upon the king's arrival at Vnukovo international airport in Moscow

Vadim Gorshenin: USA's issues with RT ridiculous

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 19:52
RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan said that she never came across such strong pressure against the television channel before, as the authorities of the United States are determined to oust RT from the USA. The US Department of Justice demands RT should be registered as a foreign agent. "In fact, we are supposed to flog ourselves," she said

Having lost in Syria, the West needs to find another victim nation

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 18:13
The West can't change the course of war in Syria. They have to come up with a new hotspot, where they can harm Russia. It makes no sense for the West to make a greater problem out of Syria, it's easier to create another war in another place. Iraq does not seem to be a good choice at this point, because the West has eaten this country alive

Older persons key players in global development agenda

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 16:40
As the proportion of the older persons across the Asia-Pacific region increases exponentially, we must seek out new and innovative approaches to this demographic trend. The number of older persons in the region is expected to more than double, from 535 million in 2015 to about 1.3 billion by 2050. The phenomenon has a strong influence on our lives

King of Saudi Arabia in Moscow: Russia's most cherished dream comes true

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:51
The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, arrived in Moscow on September 4. The Saudi king will stay in Moscow till October 7. Experts believe that the state visit of the Saudi monarch to Moscow may justify Russia's hopes in the field of economic and defense cooperation with the largest monarchy of the Gulf

Catalonia, Referenda and when the People rise above the law

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:22
The issue of the independence of Catalonia places Europe in the middle of a quandary, in unchartered territory where the Union has never been before. Some speak of the break-up of the European Union, others of the right of a people to self-determination, others of respect for the Spanish Constitution. But at what point is a document worthless?

The Black Death is back

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 06:02
The World Health Organization has issued an alert that Bubonic and Pneumonic Plague are back, ravaging Madagascar since August this year, causing panic in the heavily populated coastal cities. In total there have been 131 cases and 24 deaths. Despite this, the WHO as usual has advised against any travel or trade restrictions.

Kurds, Subject to Iraq's Constitution and Unity

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 05:12
On September 25, 92 percent from the total of 8.4 of Iraqi Kurds have voted "yes" to independence on the Iraqi Kurdish referendum, on whether to secede from the Iraqi territory. That was a symbolic step for the world's largest ethnic group composed by more than 30 million people spread across five countries...

Catalonia: Europe's Crimea

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 20:03
The referendum in Catalonia has spiced up the topic of "tectonic" processes in the Old World. The Russian diplomacy may take advantage of the Catalan referendum to revisit the painful topic of the legal status of the Crimea. It is not only the Catalan referendum, but also the recent elections in Germany that give Russia such a reason

Upholding the territorial integrity of Syria and Iraq intact

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 17:43
President Putin paid a surprising visit to Ankara on September 28th and put his signature on important decisions for the future of the region as a consequence of a bilateral discussion with President Erdoğan. Putin accepted President Erdoğan's invitation to consult regarding the latest occurrences in the Middle East