Today Ukraine is desperately squeezing out the last drops of use from its decrepit Soviet-era nuclear facilities.
The decoded recordings clearly showed that the missile had been fired from the zone controlled by the Ukrainian military.
Although outbreaks of dangerous infections are usually detected in Africa and South Asia, the US military is showing increased interest in countries that are at a relatively low risk for epidemics, but which are located near the borders of America’s biggest geopolitical rivals – Russia and China.
Although the falsification of Ukraine’s demographic data is not a secret, the validity of the official figures is hardly ever discussed.
The bill on Russia sanctions would effectively halt the plans for Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, aimed at providing EU countries with cheap Russian gas.
On the eve of his meeting with Vladimir Putin, President Trump gave a speech in Warsaw that included several jabs at Russia, which prompted a fairly strong reaction in Moscow. Many officials and commentators were hard-pressed to understand why it was necessary to rile things up right before such important […]
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated at a press conference a while back that “the level of freedom we have now … is unprecedented. Never in the history of Ukraine we had so much freedom … in regard to journalists … in regard to public figures …” President Poroshenko must either […]
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 […]
In recent weeks, the battle for Aleppo has exposed the true heart of contemporary global politics with vivid clarity. The US Air Force’s duplicitous Sept. 17 attack on Syrian army positions near Deir ez-Zor, the hysterical outcry against Russia that erupted from the Pentagon, the US State Department’s undisguised threats […]
The 6th Fundamental Principle of Olympism (non-discrimination of any kind, including nationality and political opinion) seems to be forgotten long ago. In ancient Greece the competition of best athletes was able to halt a war and serve as a bridge of understanding between two recent foes. But in the twentieth […]
To those who rewrite the history, fight the monuments and insult the memory of the perished, we have a simple answer: yes, we can re-show it!
Earlier this month while delivering a public lecture in Kiev, “The Challenges of an Ever-Changing World,” former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made an inspiring remark for anyone who might have been thinking that life in Ukraine was bad: “You should go to Liberia where the standard of living […]