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It seems that the issue of the delivery of two Kuril islands to Japan has been coordinated with the Kremlin. According to Japanese officials, the United States is ready to assist in the matter. Yet, the Russian side has not released any clear comments on the subject. Shinzo Abe steps up on the Kuril Islands dispute On January 1, 2019, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Continue Reading
New movie: I am Max Max Linder, the comic genius, mentor to Charlie Chaplin, has largely been forgotten - but now the movie industry is bringing him back to life in "I am Max" Pravdareport is proud to print an interview with Steven Fischer, Producer of the movie I am Max, about the life of one of cinema's geniuses, mentor to Charlie Chaplin.Continue Reading
Friendship between Russia and Belarus has become an issue recently. Is Russia going to be friends with Belarus in 2019 or is the brotherly nation going to join the ranks of Russia's enemies similarly to Ukraine? Moreover, Russian experts believe that President Putin should not be friends either with his US counterpart Donald Trump or Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Continue Reading
On December 20, Russian President Putin started his 14th, large press conference. Interestingly, on December 20 Russia marks the Day of the Security Officer, which has been commonly known in Russia as the "Chekist Day" ('Chekist' is a Russian colloquialism for 'KGB officer'). After the press conference, Putin will attend a gala evening dedicated to this date.A record Continue Reading
Bringing 16 Days of Activism campaign to a close, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman, survivors and activists spotlight solutions to end violence against women Fundraising event for the life-changing work of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women held in Los Angeles, with #HearMeToo voices taking centre-stage   (Los Angeles) - Commemorating Human Rights Continue Reading
Thanks in part to the overt racism and sexism of Donald Trump, there have been numerous discussions about these issues and their prevalence in American culture.  On an almost weekly basis, websites are flooded with stories about people who espouse racist or sexist views in public, on social media, and at the ballot box. Whenever such incidents occur, Internet news sites Continue Reading
L'Antidiplomatico Interview: Andre Vltchek interviewed by Alessandro Bianchi    AB: Let's start from today's crisis in the Sea of Azov. The European Union and NATO have given full support to Ukraine after the violation of Russian sovereignty by two Ukrainian vessels. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg gave his full support to Poroshenko, who declared martial law. What Continue Reading
This paper presents an opinion which is not likely to be accepted by most modern Americans, especially those who are millennials and the homosexual community.       It is not meant to be considered homophobic, but an opinion based upon facts.       While being considered for Pravda, more than likely it would not be presented favorably by mainstream media in America, which Continue Reading
Trump/Putin Meeting at G20: On or Off? Showdown with China's Xi Jinping? G20 leaders will meet on Friday and Saturday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Kiev's staged Black Sea provocation and Trump's trade war with China hang over the summit, along with US hostility toward Russia, endless war in Syria, and other major geopolitical issues. Major Sino/US differences highlighted Continue Reading
Russia is ready for any development of the situation around the Treaty on Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF Treaty), but there can be no winners in a nuclear war, officials with the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation said. Russia is ready to conduct full-fledged negotiations on the issue of arms control and the future of the INF Treaty. Russia also Continue Reading
Representatives of the Federal Guards Service (known for the Russian initials as FSO) explained the appearance of two military helicopters over the Kremlin on November 22. In the afternoon of November 22, eyewitnesses filmed two helicopters taking off from the territory of the Kremlin. One of the choppers was carrying a platform, on which, as it appeared, there were Continue Reading
The Russian military have released a new video of the flight of four Russian Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation aircraft. The video shows the four aircraft lining up one after another in the air before one of the airplanes performs a highly complicated aerial stunt known as the "maple leaf." To perform the stunt, a pilot causes the airplane to spiral down gently, creating an Continue Reading
Colonel-General Igor Korobov, the head of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, died on November 21. He was 63 years old. Korobov died of an illness, but it was not specified what kind of illness he had. Officials with the Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation said that Igor Korobov earned many state awards during his Continue Reading
Depression in Russian smaller cities continues rising, while state-run major corporations continue counting their profit. Nevertheless, most people in Russia are ready to endure any hardships. As they say in Russia - anything for a life without war. The psychology of the Russian person does not change and there is no leader who can change this. Real income of the Continue Reading
The Moscow Transport Prosecutor's Office is investigating circumstances of the death of a man at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport.The victim, a 25-year-old male citizen of Armenia, was deported from Madrid, Spain, to his homeland with a stopover in Moscow. It is believed that the man went on a rampage on board the airplane on the way to Moscow. The crew had to Continue Reading
According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the large-scale re-equipment of the Armed Forces will help preserve strategic parity and protect Russia from external threats."By 2021, the share of modern weapons and equipment in the army and navy should be at least 70 percent," Putin said at a meeting in Sochi.Putin noted that such a large-scale reequipment of the troops Continue Reading
Unemployed Russian citizens will have to pay all insurance contributions to social funds for themselves. It goes about the fees to the pension fund, the mandatory medical insurance fund and the social insurance fund. The new rule will affect only able-bodied individuals of working age who officially do not work anywhere.The suggestion in the draft law "On Amendments to Continue Reading
A call from US senators to vote against the Russian candidate for the position of the head of Interpol is an act of interference in the electoral process, Kremlin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. The Kremlin responded to the publication of an open letter from US senators, in which they urged  the administration of the US President and members of the Interpol Continue Reading
The Russians are not expecting the bleak and poor future to come - they are getting ready for it already now, a new study by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre said. According to the study, the number of those who share a pessimistic view on the future in both personal and national terms has skyrocketed.  Fifty-seven percent of the polled said that the economic Continue Reading
One should ensure the optimal oil price for consumers and producers, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference in Singapore."One needs an optimal price for both producers and consumers. The price that we've had just recently - about $70 per barrel - is fine with us," Putin said adding that one should not restrict oil output. Putin also said that the Continue Reading