Russia endeavors to be the supreme balancing force in 21st-century Eurasia, seeking to “wipe the slate clean” in its relations with non-traditionl partners.
Those pushing for Sputnik and RT to register as “foreign agents” under FARA should apply these standards to other publicly financed media outlets such as Al Jazeera and the BBC.
it doesn’t want to find itself bogged down in months or years of ambushes, IEDs and all that. And then probably have to leave at the end, anyway.
Russia has had three military actions this century – Chechnya II, Ossetia and Syria – all victories; all US military interventions have been failures.
Hezbollah swiftly defeated Daesh in an effective anti-terrorist campaign coordinated with the Syrian Arab Army along the mountainous Syrian-Lebanese border.
Brick by BRICS: The roadmap for cooperation in the wider ‘global east’ all leads to One Belt–One Road
BRICS, the EAEU and SCO are ultimately all best served to hasten the development of smooth and frequent trade between all member states of each body.
The “progressive” faction of the Russian “deep state” (permanent military, intelligence, and diplomatic bureaucracies) understands that their country needs to flexibly adapt to the full-spectrum paradigm changes taking place across the globe.
Donald Trump Crosses China’s Red Line in Afghanistan just as Obama crossed Russia’s in Syria and Ukraine
It is in China and Pakistan’s joint interest to finalise a tentative Afghanistan peace process as quickly as possible.
Ukraine’s misunderstanding of Lenin helps explain America’s fight with re-invented historical statues
Lenin is a convenient target for a Kiev regime whose ideology is neo-fascist, but the fact that Lenin was in many ways the inventor of modern Ukraine, is an inconvenient fact that is being totally ignored.
So long as the Indian government maintains its inflexible “zero-sum” mentality towards any of its partners’ relations with Pakistan, however, its people will probably continue breaking with tradition and increasingly come to view Russia and its leadership through a negative pro-Western Mainstream Media prism.
Russia and China approved the UNSC sanctions against North Korea because it corresponds to their grand strategic interests, not under American pressure.
Trump’s statements after signing the Russia sanctions bill strongly hint at uncontrollable fury.