Russia

Pirate-Captured Tanker Freed by Russian Navy

The crew of a large Russian anti-submarine ship has freed an oil tanker seized by Somali pirates on Wednesday. All 23 Russian sailors from the hijacked vessel have escaped the incident unscathed. As a result of the rescue efforts, 10 pirates have been captured and one killed. “The large submarine-hunter […]

Putin Blamed for ‘Pumping-up National Pride’

On May 3, the World Press Freedom Day, the international human rights organization ‘Reporters without Borders’ has compiled a list of 40 ‘predators of press freedom’. Along with unnamed Colombian guerrillas, Mexican narcocartels, ETA separatists, Italian Mafiosos, and a galaxy of traditional ‘villains’ from Mullah Muhammad Omar to Zimbabwean Robert […]

The Egyptian Mission of Patriarch Kirill

Vitaly Bilan (Russia) His Holiness forged a dialogue between civilizations in the land of the pyramids In recent years there have been dozens of interfaith clashes in Egypt between the Muslim majority and the Christian (Coptic) minority. That is why the visit by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus […]

Roadmap To Global Security Is Outside Europe

Andranik Migranyan I strongly believe that the principal rules and instruments for securing global peace remain inalterable despite ongoing changes in the world. The global alliances per se are nothing, as they used to collapse without a core leading power inside. Without the Soviet Union there is no Warsaw Pact […]