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Envoy killed in a ‘parallel universe’

21. December 2016

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Envoy killed in a ‘parallel universe’

The Russian ambassador was killed in Ankara on the evening of Dec. 19 .  The killer, a 22-year-old Turkish graduate of the police academy who had been fired in July after being deemed untrustworthy, fired 11 bullets into the ambassador’s back as he finished addressing the attendees at the opening of the Russia Through Turkish […]

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9. February 2015

What If Putin Doesn’t Back Down?

By Scott MCCONNELL (USA)

What If Putin Doesn’t Back Down?

What if Vladimir Putin really was tough? What if he would prefer to fight to the death rather than see his country humiliated by the West or his regime collapse into chaos—outcomes he likely regards as equivalent. Is this not possible? There is no shortage of American politicians ready to attribute the most vile traits […]

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8. February 2015

Nuclear War and Clashing Ukraine Narratives

By Robert PARRY (USA)

Nuclear War and Clashing Ukraine Narratives

The U.S. government and mainstream media are swaggering toward a possible nuclear confrontation with Russia over Ukraine without any of the seriousness that has informed this sort of decision-making throughout the nuclear age. Instead, Official Washington seems possessed by a self-righteous goofiness that could be the prelude to the end of life on this planet. […]

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8. February 2015

Who will win the Power Struggle for Tajikistan in the Central Asian ‘Great Game’?

By Adil KHAN (UK)

Who will win the Power Struggle for Tajikistan in the Central Asian ‘Great Game’?

Central Asia largely evades mainstream media coverage. This is despite it being the centre of a fascinating, ‘great game’ geopolitical contest; fought by the nations of Russia, China, the U.S., and Iran. This is a niche article specifically focusing on Tajikistan, which is vastly underdeveloped, resource rich, and ruled by a corrupt elite. Therefore the […]

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7. February 2015

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Minister Lavrov in Munich: ‘European Security sabotaged by the US’

By Sergey LAVROV (Russia)

Minister Lavrov in Munich: ‘European Security sabotaged by the US’

Full video and fragments of the speech by the Russian FM Sergey Lavrov at the Munich Security Conference 2015: “Recent development in Ukraine have corroborated our warnings. Remember Pres. Putin’s speech here in Munich in 2007.” “At every stage of the Ukrainian crisis Washington has been taking steps that “only promoted further aggravation of the […]

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6. February 2015

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Is Washington able to buy off Frau Merkel?

By Oleg MAKARENKO (Russia)

Is Washington able to buy off Frau Merkel?

Last Monday Germany announced it would not send arms to Kiev. Angela Merkel stated quite clearly that she was not going to supply weapons to the government there and that the conflict in Ukraine should be resolved solely through diplomatic means. This was an unexpected statement, given the Frau’s reputation as someone who is hardly […]

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6. February 2015

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Countering the NATO propaganda on Russia (VI)

By Vladimir Kozin (Russia)

Countering the NATO propaganda on Russia (VI)

Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V A follow-up of Professor Vladimir Kozin’s comments on NATO’s Fact Sheet about relations with Russia published in December 2014. The topics to be covered in this part: NATO’s operation in Afghanistan was a failure; The NATO-led mission in Afghanistan failed to stop the Afghan drugs […]

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5. February 2015

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What is lost in Poles’ memories?

By Vadim TRUKHACHEV (Russia)

What is lost in Poles’ memories?

A few days ago Polish President Bronisław Komorowski proposed a Victory Day parade on May 8 in Westerplatte – a section of Gdansk where World War II began on Sept. 1, 1939. He was supported by Poland’s foreign minister, Grzegorz Schetyna, speaking on Radio RMF. Responding to the host’s question as to whether the Polish […]

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4. February 2015

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The Munich conference: Western pseudo-multipolar stability theory in action

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

The Munich conference: Western pseudo-multipolar stability theory in action

The Munich Security Report 2015 (MSR) debuted at the end of January and is proof that confirmation bias is definitely still en vogue in the West. Although the document touches upon a myriad of other topics aside from Russia, the current article will broadly address the overall fallacies in regards to that country. The MSR […]

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4. February 2015

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Real targets of Ukrainian missiles and phantom targets of the European sanctions

By Konstantin KOSARETSKY (Ukraine)

Real targets of Ukrainian missiles and phantom targets of the European sanctions

On Jan. 29 the Council of Europe extended the sanctions against a number of influential people in Russia and the Donbass. Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz was right when he admitted that he was skeptical of large-scale economic sanctions, and that “targeted action against specific people who are responsible for what is happening in the […]

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4. February 2015

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Countering the NATO propaganda on Russia (V)

By Vladimir KOZIN (Russia)

Countering the NATO propaganda on Russia (V)

Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV A follow-up of Professor Vladimir Kozin’s comments on NATO’s Fact Sheet about relations with Russia published in December 2014. The topics to be covered in this part: NATO enlargement followed the same process as the expansion of the USSR and the Warsaw Pact; NATO tried to “drag” […]

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3. February 2015

Warning: Suspicious Clintonites Rattle Sabers at Russia over Ukraine. War to Come?

By William DUNKERLEY (USA)

Warning: Suspicious Clintonites Rattle Sabers at Russia over Ukraine. War to Come?

Ukraine shot to the top of the U.S. news on Monday, February 2. In the proceeding week, the news had been occupied with a snowstorm that threatened to paralyze the U.S. Northeast; militant attacks, hostage situations, and death threats all involving Islamists; alleged NFL team cheating with soft footballs; chit chat over the upcoming Super […]

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3. February 2015

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Hacked documents reveal Ukrainian military in dire conditions

By Andrey POLEVOY (Russia)

Hacked documents reveal Ukrainian military in dire conditions

On Jan. 28 the hacker group Cyber Berkut published a collection of documents taken from the computer of Ukraine’s chief military prosecutor, Anatoly Matios. The papers contain information about catastrophic situation inside the Ukrainian armed forces, such as extremely low morale, arms smuggling, and attempts by Ukrainian commanders to force their soldiers to fight the […]

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