Posts Tagged ‘rússia’

PM and Ukraine president discuss possible Israeli mediation in Russia conflict

KYIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed a possible future role for Israel as mediator between Ukraine and Russia, two officials familiar with the matter said Tuesday. Israel, which has good relations with both Kyiv and Moscow, could serve as intermediary between the two warring countries at a future […]

FEC Blocks Investigation Into Russia-NRA Ties

Originally published at WhoWhatWhy.org The initials FEC stand for Federal Election Commission but the “F” might as well stand for “feckless.” The agency, according to its own words, is supposed to “promote confidence and participation in the democratic process.” It seems to be failing at its core mission. Late last week, the […]

10yo Indian boy summits Russia’s Mt. Elbrus en route to climbing 7 of world’s highest peaks (PHOTOS)

Sai Sudhir Kawade, 10, from the Indian city of Pune, added Europe’s highest mountain, the dormant volcano Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus Mountains to his list of conquests.  The foreboding peak in Southern Russia is 832 meters (2,729 feet) higher than France’s Mont Blanc. Climbers can expect to be lashed with biting winds of over […]

JFK, MLK, OJ Simpson, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Nazi Dr Josef Mengele and Now Epstein – Another Controversial Case for ‘Celebrity Pathologist’

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) Within hours of Jeffrey Epstein’s death on Saturday (Aug 10), the internet was awash with conspiracy theories. Though officials said the politically connected financier appeared to have committed suicide in jail while awaiting trial for multiple sex-trafficking charges involving underage girls, skeptics immediately declared he had been murdered and debated which of […]

US Leaves INF Because “Russia,” But Points Missiles at China

  August 9, 2019 (Gunnar Ulson – NEO) – We’re told that the US withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty singed in 1987 between the US and Soviet Union was based on claims that Russia had violated it. While we continue waiting for Washington to provide evidence to prove these claims, the US itself admitted […]

JFK, MLK, OJ Simpson, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Nazi Dr Josef Mengele and Now Epstein – Another Controversial Case for ‘Celebrity Pathologist’

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) Within hours of Jeffrey Epstein’s death on Saturday (Aug 10), the internet was awash with conspiracy theories. Though officials said the politically connected financier appeared to have committed suicide in jail while awaiting trial for multiple sex-trafficking charges involving underage girls, skeptics immediately declared he had been murdered and debated which of […]

Russia Sold 85% of US Treasury Securities Last Year –– They Own Over $100 Billion in Gold

Russia’s gold reserves rose to more than $100 billion thanks to rising gold prices and the country’s efforts to boost its bullion holdings. In June alone, Russia added more than 18 tons of the precious metal. June’s gold purchases brought Russia’s gold reserves to a total of 2,208 tons, according to the latest data released […]

Russia, France share common tasks of preserving JCPOA: Putin’s aide

MNA – Ahead of meeting between the Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday, Kremlin Aide Yury Ushakov has said that Russia and France share common tasks of preserving Iran nuclear deal. Speaking to reporters on Friday on the probable topics to come up in the meeting of the Russian President […]

WATCH Latest military video of Russia’s new heavy combat drone on its maiden flight

The new video, released Friday, offers an additional glimpse of the Sukhoi-built ‘Okhotnik’ (Hunter) aircraft which completed a maiden flight last week. The secretive drone is seen performing a take-off roll, followed by a fast climb-out. It also performs some basic turns before gently touching down at a military airfield. While the drone’s properties are […]

Russia Orders Evacuation of Village Near Site of Nuclear Explosion After Radiation Spike

By Tyler Durden Russia is evacuating civilians in the area of Nyonoksa village in the far northern region where a nuclear-powered experimental rocket exploded during tests last Thursday, which had killed seven, Interfax reports. So far it appears a “recommendation” and not an ordered evacuation, which officials advise should be accomplished by Wednesday, after radiation levels in the vicinity of  Severodvinsk […]

Russia Initiates Civilian Evacuation Near Site Of "Mini Nuclear" Accident 

Russia is evacuating civilians in the area of Nyonoksa village in the far northern region where a nuclear-powered experimental rocket exploded during tests last Thursday, which had killed seven, Interfax reports. So far it appears a “recommendation” and not an ordered evacuation, which officials advise should be accomplished by Wednesday, after radiation levels in the vicinity […]

‘Opposition’ or Terrorists: Who is Syria and Russia Really Bombing in Idlib?

A rebuttal to Al Qaeda’s UK-based PR boosters… Russian Soukhoï Su-34 fighter on mission over Syria (Image Source: Wikicommons) Tony Cartalucci 21st Century Wire  Scott Lucas – a professor at the University of Birmingham UK – would decry with the rest of the Western media – resumed joint military operations carried out by Syria and […]

Russia’s investment rating rises even in the face of sanctions

   Global rating agency Fitch upgraded Russia’s investment grade rating on Friday to ‘BBB’ from ‘BBB-‘, citing ‍strengthened policy mix, robust fiscal and external balance sheets, which it said will help the country cope with heightened sanctions risk​. Russia’s finance ministry welcomed the decision. “We believe that the Fitch decision will become a legitimate reason […]

How Tehran fits into Russia-China strategy

August 12, 2019 by Pepe Escobar – posted with permission Complex doesn’t even begin to describe the positioning of Iran-Russia in the geopolitical chessboard. What’s clear in our current, volatile moment is that they’re partners, as I previously reported. Although not strategic partners, as in the Russia-China tie-up, Russia-China-Iran remain the crucial triad in the ongoing, multi-layered, […]

“Opposition” or Terrorists? Who Is Syria and Russia Targeting in Idlib?

Scott Lucas – a professor at the University of Birmingham UK – would decry with the rest of the Western media – resumed joint military operations carried out by Syria and Russia in and around the northwestern governorate of Idlib. Reuters in their article, “Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in northwest Syria,” would […]

Cold war 2.0 and Russia’s new ultra-heavy drone

   The Cold War perception of space travel as being very human-oriented with man conquering Mars to build the Capitalist or Communist cities of tomorrow has been completely replaced by the reality that drones are much better suited for space exploration than humans. When it comes to military aviation the situation is similar. The strongest […]

‘Sensational’: First ever ANCIENT male rhino skull found in Russia

The Caucasian Elasmotherium skull, which is in remarkably good condition, was found encased in the ancient mud of the Sinaya Balka volcano in southern Russia’s Krasnodar Region.  Its discovery was hailed by Vadim Titov, a lead researcher at the Southern Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences. “This year we found the remains of […]

Russia invents self-destroying satellite to solve burgeoning ‘space junk’ problem

The materials used in the satellite means it would “evaporate” when it is no longer useful, preventing it from adding to the increasing volume of defunct man-made objects that are floating around in space. A patent filed with the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) shows that this would involve constructing the satellite out of […]

Russia accuses German broadcaster & foreign NGOs of meddling in election protests

   German broadcaster Deutsche Welle and several foreign NGOs interfered in Russia’s internal affairs by calling on people to join the unsanctioned protests in the capital, Russian authorities say. “Such media escapades are against to the norms of professional journalist ethics and constitute an attempt by the German media corporation to meddle in the internal […]

Russia Gains Stranglehold Over Persian Gulf

    OilPrice.com In a potentially catastrophic escalation of tensions in the Persian Gulf, Russia plans to use Iran’s ports in Bandar-e-Bushehr and Chabahar as forward military bases for warships and nuclear submarines, guarded by hundreds of Special Forces troops under the guise of ‘military advisers’, and an airbase near Bandar-e-Bushehr as a hub for […]

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