Posts Tagged ‘rússia’

Turks appeased, Kurds saved, US gets breathing space: ‘Russia takes on job that US failed at’ in Syria

On Tuesday the security crisis in northeastern Syria, which was triggered by US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops embedded with Kurdish militias in the face of a looming Turkish crackdown, deflated. The breakthrough comes from Russia, where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian host Vladimir Putin signed a short agreement on […]

Iran, Russia review situation in Persian Gulf, Syria

Iran – The ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian president’s envoy in the Middle East and North Africa affairs examined recent developments in the Persian Gulf and Syria. Mehdi Sanaee met with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Russian President’s Special Representative for the Middle East and North Africa Affairs Mikhail Bogdanov […]

Trump Hands Oil & Gas to Syria & Russia As He Claims “We’ve Taken Control of the Oil in the Middle East”

Trump claimed that “we’ve taken control of the oil in the Middle East” as a result of his greenlight to Turkey to invade Syria. As usual, no one could understand what he was talking about. Syria and Turkey are not oil states, though Syria was doing 400,000 barrels a day before the 2011 revolution. The […]

Russia begins pumping natural gas into Turkish Stream pipeline

   Gazprom has started to fill the first branch of the offshore section of the Turkish Stream pipeline with natural gas. This is the final stage of testing the pipeline before putting it into operation later this year. “Filling the pipeline system with gas is a significant step towards the start of actual gas supplies […]

Family of Israeli jailed in Russia seeks to delay extradition of hacker

The family of an Israeli woman imprisoned in Russia on drug charges met Friday with Justice Minister Amir Ohana, asking him to hold off on extraditing a Russian hacker whose detention is believed to be central to the case. “Our request at this stage was a modest one… to ask the minister at this point […]

Russia Scraps Carbon Trading System, Pollution Penalties After Uproar From Businesses

The Russian government has abandoned key provisions of a new climate legislation package after the country’s leading businesses mounted a significant protest, according to Russian daily Kommersant (via the Moscow Times). The abandoned legislation included quotas on carbon emissions at Russia’s largest companies, along with a national carbon trading system and strict penalties for the […]

Russia’s balanced diplomacy in Middle East on rise as US policy crashes

The high respect afforded to Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit this week to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates speaks of a new geopolitical reality in the region. Both countries are traditional US allies, but it is Russia that appears to be the one held in more regard. Russia’s pragmatic policy of […]

Larijani praises serious trust between Iran, Russia

IRNA – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Tuesday praised establishment of serious trust between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Russia. Speaking in a meeting with Valentina Matviyenko, Chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council held on the sidelines of the 141st Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly, Larijani said negotiations between two countries have experienced great […]

Russia Aims To Ditch The Dollar For Oil & Gas Sales

Russia’s de-dollarization efforts continue, in line with Putin’s promise to lower the country’s vulnerability to the ongoing threat of US sanctions, with officials eyeing energy exports next.  “We have a very good currency, it’s stable. Why not use it for global transactions?” Russian Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin said in an interview with the Financial Times on Sunday. […]

UN General Assembly 2019: Venezuela, Russia, China Denounce Violations of International Treaties and Distortions of UN Charter

As Venezuelan Chairman of the Non Aligned Movement, comprising 120 nations and observer states, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza denounced devious and Machiavellian ploys attempted by the US to force regime change on his country, with efforts to isolate the country, together with vicious unilateral coercive sanctions. Having failed to force regime change on Venezuela, using […]

Russia says Putin to weigh plea to pardon jailed Israeli; mother granted visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin will consider Israel’s requests to issue a pardon for Israeli Naama Issachar once they are submitted through the proper channels, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, as a Russian court granted her mother visitation rights. Peskov told RT (Russia Today), a Russian television network funded by the government and widely […]

Russia breaks away from the dollar

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Russia’s Kidnapping Problem THE SAKER • OCTOBER 9, 2019

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Russia bombed 4 Syria hospitals in May to save Assad rule — exposé

Extensive evidence gathered and analyzed over months proves that Russian warplanes bombed four Syrian hospitals in the span of 12 hours in May as part of Moscow’s effort to keep Syrian President Bashar Assad in power, the New York Times reported Sunday. “Recklessly or intentionally bombing hospitals is a war crime, but proving culpability amid […]

US and Russia Fail to Condemn Turkish Aggression in Syria. Moscow and Washington Exercise Their UNSC Veto in Favor of Turkey’s Invasion of Northern Syria

On Thursday, the US and Russia vetoed the same Security Council Resolution, the first time this happened since the body initially met on January 17, 1946. On Thursday in closed-door session, an EU Security Resolution called on Turkey “to cease unilateral military action.” Warning that “renewed armed hostilities in the northeast […]

Cuba signs Economic Deal with Russia

With Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Cuba amid growing tensions between the hegemon and the small island nation, an energy cooperation plan has been announced, aimed at developing Cuba’s oil and natural gas resources. The Russian Federation will make investments in Cuba’s energy sector to reduce her import dependence and foster […]

Russia already HAS weapons that can penetrate ANY missile defense, but its development won’t stop there – Putin

“We will work on the type of strike weapons systems that will certainly bypass any ballistic missile defenses,” the Russian President told an RT Arabic correspondent on Friday, adding “we will do it, this is obvious now.” Offering a sort of basic technology lesson, he explained that other countries’ existing anti- missile systems are designed […]

Israeli-American jailed by Russia for 7.5 years for smuggling marijuana

Russia on Friday jailed an Israeli-American woman accused of smuggling marijuana for 7.5 years. Israel had reportedly rejected repeated Russian offers for a prisoner exchange that would have seen Moscow free Naama Issachar in exchange for the release of a Russian hacker who is due to be extradited from Israel to the United States. Israel’s […]

Propaganda 101: The New York Times pumps another ‘evil Russia’ plot

Among its splash articles, under the headline ‘Top Secret Russian Unit Seeks to Destabilize Europe, Security Officials Say’, readers were told of an elite Russian spy team which has, allegedly, only recently been discovered. It’s called “Unit 29155” and purportedly directed by the Kremlin to “destabilize Europe” with “subversion, sabotage and assassination.” According to the […]

Return to Russia: Crimeans Tell the Real Story of the 2014 Referendum and Their Lives Since

SIMFEROPOL, CRIMEA — In early August I traveled to Russia for the first time, partly out of interest in seeing some of the vast country with a tourist’s eyes, partly to do some journalism in the region. It also transpired that while in Moscow I was able to interview Maria Zakharova, spokeswoman of the Foreign […]

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