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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