ORIENTAL REVIEW republishes the full text of outstanding article written by the Russian leader Vladimir Putin last week. There are already many speculations in the international press regarding his intention to establish Eurasian Union on the part of post-Soviet space. It is always reasonable to study the original source before […]
Month: October 2011
Russia & China Prevented Third World War
The decision by Russia and China, two permanent UN Security Council members, to veto the draft resolution that would have laid the groundwork for sanctions against Syria is still sparking lively discussion. Damascus welcomed the decision by Moscow and Beijing to block the UN Security Council draft resolution, emphasizing that […]
Is Euro Becoming «Contageous»?
For quite a time history of economic crises was able to do with a brief list of vivid images. The term «Black Thursday», for instance, has unequivocally meant the exchange collapse of 1929 for many years. Yet the time went by, crises took place all the more often and now […]
Did Russia and China Put End to the Arab Spring?
On Tuesday, October 4th, Russia and China vetoed the UNSC resolution on Syria, which – if adopted – would have offered the implementation of the Libyan scenario in the country. The US ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, however, warned against any parallels between Libya and Syria, saying that […]
Putin’s Return Marks Russia’s Geostrategic Shift
The return of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin – grand energy czar – as presidential candidate marks Russia’s geostrategic toughening stance in the face of the unraveling of savage capitalism and the threats of a new world war by the Israeli-Anglo-American financial circuits. Such tightening was to be expected after the […]
A Fairy-Tale About Europe
On the 17th of October EU summit is to take place — primary issue on the agenda of the day is the extension of Schengen zone to the EU freshmen of Bulgaria and Romania. Yet, the latest events have endangered the Schengen extension. Holland and Finland object to that, while […]
Last week the US Senator John McCain while on visit in Libya astonished us with the following statement: “We believe very strongly that the people of Libya today are inspiring the people in Tehran, in Damascus, and even in Beijing and Moscow…” We can speak neither for Tehran and Damascus […]
How We Almost Killed Each Other
In 2009, I wrote about a fictional occupation of the USSR by the USA: The World War that never happened. Recently, I learned about some more wars that never happened. Or was it the same war? The article was published at OrientalReview.org: Britain Planned to Attack USSR on June 12, […]