Category Archives: Russia

TheIMF admits that Russia has survived both the drop in oil prices and the sanctions and is on the path of recovery

http://thesaker.is/the-imf-admits-that-russia-has-survived-both-the-drop-in-oil-prices-and-the-sanctions-and-is-on-the-path-of-recovery/ Press Release No. 16/529 “IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Russian Federation” End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of … Continue reading

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News and the Cold War

We live in an era of Cold War politics. I remember the first Cold War of the early postwar period. But I was only a child then. The first casualty of the Cold War is always the truth, and the … Continue reading

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Red Hot Jingoism, with a Side of Apple Pie

Red Hot Jingoism, With a Side of Apple Pie Posted on May 23, 2016by marknesop Uncle Volodya says, “Empty threats are for dreamers. And I fancy myself a realist.” Peruse, if you will, this sabre-rattling pile of poop. Coming on the … Continue reading

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Has Russia now salvaged Europe?

Originally published in Washington’s Blog; http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2016/04/russia-now-salvaged-europe.html Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The United States cooked up the idea of using fundamentalist-Sunni, Saudi-led-and-inspired mujahideen, or “Taliban,” as cheap fanatics to fight against the Soviet Union in 1979 in Afghanistan; and, … Continue reading

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US Military Dismayed by Outstanding Russian Military Performance in Syria

http://russia-insider.com/en/military/us-military-dismayed-excellence-russian-militarys-military-performance-syria/ri12553 US Military Dismayed by Outstanding Russian Military Performance in Syria Article in the British newspaper The Independent captures the astonishment – and admiration – of the US military at the performance of Russia’s military in Syria. Our writer Daniel Fielding wrote … Continue reading

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Russian Airstrikes stop NATO’s terrorist convoys in their tracks

http://off-guardian.org/2015/11/29/analysis-russian-airstrikes-stop-natos-terrorist-convoys-in-their-tracks/ Analysis: Russian airstrikes stop NATO’s terrorist convoys in their tracks Oil trucks destroyed by Russian airstrikes in Syria. Sott.net writes: For years, NATO has granted impunity to convoys packed with supplies bound for ISIS and Al Qaeda. Russian airstrikes have … Continue reading

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Turkish Shootdown of Russian Jet: what you need to know

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2015/11/must-know-facts-turkish-shootdown-russian-jet.html Turkish Shootdown of Russian Jet: What You Need to Know Posted on November 24, 2015 by WashingtonsBlog A U.S. official told Reuters that the Russian jet was inside of Syria when it was shot down: The United States believes that the Russian jet shot down by Turkey … Continue reading

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Will Novorossiya Vote to join Russia in Autumn?

http://fortruss.blogspot.se/2015/08/will-novorossiya-vote-to-join-russia-in.html August 25th, 2015 Alexander Chalenko for Politnavigator, translated by J Arnoldski “Referendum on the the joining of Donbass to Russia will take place in late autumn” In late autumn, the integration of the two Novorossiya republics, the DPR and LPR, … Continue reading

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East, West and Russia – who is really behind in the technology race?

August 21, 2015 Russky Tatarin Cont Translated for Fort Russ by Soviet Bear This was inspired by the post of a friend about the fact that in Riga the low income kids will be getting food at schools by special … Continue reading

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Russian GDP Surpasses Germany in PPP

http://fortruss.blogspot.se/2015/08/august-15th-2015-sdelanounas.html August 15th, 2015 sdelanounas.ru – translated for Fort Russ by Soviet Bear Fresh recount data from The World Bank (July 1, 2015). It has shown that Russia overtook Germany last year, and despite sanctions, falling oil prices and the Ukrainian … Continue reading

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