Posts Tagged ‘russian’

‘Russian Orthodox’ KGB patriarch Kirill says Muslims worship same god as Christians

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – MAY 24, 2019: Gennady Zyuganov (L), Chairman of the Russian Federation Communist Party (KPRF), congratulates Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his name day, Saints Cyril and Methodius Day. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images) Eighty-five-year-old schemamonk Elder Raphail of Mount Athos warns the flock of the […]

Liberalism is multifaceted & attractive, but ‘it’s eating itself,’ says Russian president

Liberalism still remains “multifaceted” and there’s no need to be arguing about its overall attractiveness, the Russian president told reporters on Saturday, during a final press conference at the G20 summit in Japan. In the meantime, the philosophy has its own setbacks, he pointed out. The liberal ideal has started to eat itself In Putin’s […]

Declassified: The Sino-Russian Masterplan To End U.S. Dominance In Middle East

Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin’s early June 2019 summit in Moscow with People’s Republic of China (PRC) Pres. Xi Jinping seems likely to have a disproportionate influence on the next phases of the crises unfolding in the greater Middle East, and therefore on the future of the region. By Yossef Bodansky via Defense & Foreign Affairs […]

In daring to assert Russian interference in Brexit is a myth, Nick Clegg is excommunicated

Ask Nick Clegg if you don’t believe me. Britain’s former deputy prime minister, and erstwhile leader of the country’s Liberal Democrats, is now a top executive with Facebook in the US. In this capacity, working within the belly of the beast of the hegemonic social media platform, Clegg is in a position to know if […]

Annual defense show displays Russian military power

Russian military power was on display in the Moscow region on Tuesday (June 25) at this year’s Army Forum, an annual event. “I want to mark, that despite economic sanctions, which were imposed to slow down the development of science and technology in Russia, the defense industry enterprises not only stood firmly but are also […]

Russian Warship Docks In Havana As Kremlin Sees New Cuban Missile Crisis

At the very moment a Russian warship has docked in Cuba — a mere one hundred miles off the American coast, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has slammed US build-up of its weapons systems in Europe by invoking comparisons to the 1962 Cuban missile crisis.  Ryabkov made his comments early Monday, the same day the frigate Admiral Gorshkov, […]

S-300 theft fail: Pole jailed for 14 years after attempting to steal Russian missile system parts

Marian Radzajewski was found guilty and sentenced to 14 years in a “strict regime colony,” Moscow City Court announced in a press release Tuesday. The trial itself was closed to the public as it involved materials the Russian government considers confidential. READ MORE: ‘They will pay a price’: Bolton says US has expanded ‘offensive cyber […]

Russian MP brands NATO chief ‘irresponsible babbler’ over ‘Russian INF non-compliance’ claim

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty will expire in six months after the US announced its withdrawal from the Cold War-era agreement in February. The Donald Trump administration claimed the move was due to Russia’s non-compliance, a charge that Moscow denied. The US-favored narrative was reiterated by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg as he was […]

Cyber cat-walk: Frostbitten Russian cat first to get four TITANIUM prosthetic paws (VIDEO)

The cat named Redhead was found over a year ago in Russia’s Novosibirsk, suffering from severe frostbites. “His ears and four paws were frostbitten,” veterinarian Sergei Gorshkov said, adding that all four of the animal’s paws had to be amputated. After rehabilitation, the vets started to prepare Redhead for a series of operations to enable […]

Iran and US Officials Attend a Russian Security Forum but Nobody Is Talking About It

President Putin’s opening speech was read aloud by Russian Security Council chief Nikolai Patrushev, which explained the forum’s agenda and objectives, namely, to create a positive atmosphere that should succeed in reducing various areas of tension between countries around the globe. “I expect your communication to be substantial and fruitful, and will help achieve […]

Thousands of anti-Russian Protesters try to storm Georgia parliament in Tbilisi

   Protesters have attempted to storm Georgia’s parliament building in the capital, Tbilisi, after thousands swarmed the building during an anti-government rally demanding the resignations of top officials. Around 5,000 people gathered outside the parliament in Tbilisi to protest the participation of the Russian delegation in a session of the Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy. Tensions […]

Vietnam calls in Russian experts to help preserve Ho Chi Minh’s body

Ho’s body was first embalmed after his death, almost 50 years ago, and resides in a glass coffin in a Hanoi mausoleum where it attracts thousands of visitors each year. Also on rt.com ‘Doctors helped me survive; God helped me live on’: Napalm girl on life since iconic photo A special council of Vietnamese and […]

Russian Nationals Falsely Charged with Downing MH17

Not a shred of credible evidence suggests Russia or its nationals had anything to do with downing Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) on July 17, 2014 in eastern Ukraine airspace, all passengers and crew members perishing at the time. So-called Joint Investigation Team (JIT) member countries Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Ukraine (US sponsored Kiev […]

US considers three sanctions packages on Turkey over Russian S-400 systems

US President Donald Trump’s administration is weighing three packages of sanctions against Turkey over Ankara’s decision to acquire advanced Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems. Citing three unnamed people familiar with the matter, English-language Bloomberg television news network, reported on Wednesday that the most severe package under discussion between officials at the National Security Council and […]

Russian lawyer from Trump Tower meeting kicked off Twitter

Veselnitskaya’s account was greyed-out on Monday, with the only explanation given that Twitter suspends accounts that violate the rules. Which rules she might have broken was left unsaid. Sputnik radio host Lee Stranahan seemed convinced Veselnitskaya was banned over her criticism of Bill Browder, an oligarch wanted for tax fraud in Russia and one of […]

FBI Never saw CrowdStrike Unredacted or Final Report on Alleged Russian Hacking Because None was Produced

The FBI relied on CrowdStrike’s “conclusion” to blame Russia for hacking DNC servers, though the private firm never produced a final report and the FBI never asked them to, as Ray McGovern explains. By Ray McGovernSpecial to Consortium News CrowdStrike, the controversial cybersecurity firm that the Democratic National Committee chose over […]

"Treason!" NYT Story Reveals US Cyber Ops Against Russian Power Grid Hidden From Trump

President Trump has hurled the dire charge of “Treason” at the New York Times for its lengthy investigative piece alleging US intelligence has stepped up systematic cyber attacks on Russia’s power grid. “This is a virtual act of Treason by a once great paper so desperate for a story, any story, even if bad for our […]

Pakistan eyes Russian weapons… and here’s what Moscow has in store

For at least several decades, Pakistan’s military has relied on Western and Chinese vendors when upgrading or expanding their arsenals. Now, times are about to change as the South Asian country is looking at Russian-made weapons systems and is keen on building military-to-military ties with Moscow. “Previously, Pakistan was tied to the US, and, as […]

Turkey will not back down on plans to obtain Russian S-400 missile systems: FM

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country will not back down from its decision to buy advanced Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems, rejecting any ultimatums on the issue despite US warnings that it will lead to Ankara’s exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet program. “The language and content of Acting US Defense Secretary […]

Leaked documents reveal Russian effort to exert influence in Africa

Russia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across Africaby building relations with existing rulers, striking military deals, and grooming a new generation of “leaders” and undercover “agents”, leaked documents reveal. The mission to increase Russian influence on the continent is being led by Yevgeny Prigozhin, a businessman based in […]

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