© AP Photo/Michael Sohn BERLIN, August 17. /TASS/. The dialogue with Russia is important in the search for solutions to world crises, but the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin due on August 18 is unlikely to produce specific results at once, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Berlin on Friday after talks with Montenegro’s Prime Minister Dusko Markovic. "It Continue Reading
TBILISI, August 17. /TASS/. Russia’s visa center has opened in Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi on Friday. Sources in the Russian Interests Section at the Swiss Embassy in Tbilisi said that the center will accept visa applications from citizens of Georgia and other countries, as well as from stateless persons. The center’s personnel are authorized to accept and process visa Continue Reading
US Department of State building ©  EPA/MIKE THEILER WASHINGTON, August 17. /TASS/. The United States maintains contact with Russia on Syria and Ukraine, as well as strategic stability and many other bilateral issues, a US Department of State spokesperson told TASS on Thursday. "As we have said many times, this administration has been clear that the door to dialogue is Continue Reading
Ron Paul, now 'retired' from politics, but still plugging away trying to counter the tsunami of BS coming from Washington, publishes the Liberty Report. On today's episode, he interviewed his son, Senator Rand Paul, about his recent peace mission to Moscow, where he spent a week meeting Foreign Committee members of the Duma and Federation Council (Russia's Congress). They Continue Reading
MOSCOW, August 16. /TASS/. Syria’s Minister of State for National Reconciliation Ali Heidar has urged the population of Idlib Governorate to launch popular unrest against the control of the armed groups, the online edition of the Al Watan daily said on Thursday. After meeting with the Iranian ambassador in Damascus, Ali Heidar said the situation in Idlib totally differed Continue Reading
The leader of Germany's Left Party Sahra Wagenknecht has launched a new political movement called 'Stand Up,' which aims to be a voice for workers and to unite a divided left across Europe. While left-wing and not against immigration on principle, the new 'Aufstehen' movement presents a case for limiting the number of migrants coming to Germany looking for work, arguing Continue Reading
The leader of Germany's Left Party Sahra Wagenknecht has launched a new political movement called 'Stand Up,' which aims to be a voice for workers and to unite a divided left across Europe. While left-wing and not against immigration on principle, the new 'Aufstehen' movement presents a case for limiting the number of migrants coming to Germany looking for work, arguing Continue Reading
The Jewish state is no friend. I am often asked why I have this "thing" about Israel, with friends suggesting that I would be much more respected as a pundit if I were to instead concentrate on national security and political corruption. The problem with that formulation is that the so-called "special relationship" with Israel is itself the result of terrible national Continue Reading
Starting around WWI, the US has experienced at least three waves of anti-Russia sentiment. What is unique about today's Russophobia is that it's not based on ideological differences, but rather raw political brinkmanship. When viewing particular chapters of American history, it becomes evident that US leaders have a tendency to believe, or feign to believe, that Americans Continue Reading
Starting around WWI, the US has experienced at least three waves of anti-Russia sentiment. What is unique about today's Russophobia is that it's not based on ideological differences, but rather raw political brinkmanship. When viewing particular chapters of American history, it becomes evident that US leaders have a tendency to believe, or feign to believe, that Americans Continue Reading
Russian President Vladimir Putin used to be an incredibly energetic child, who in time came to study diligently, his school teacher and long-time family friend, Vera Gurevich, has revealed in an interview with Russian media. Gurevich taught the future Russian leader German and was his class teacher for 3 years, when he studied in a Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) secondary Continue Reading
The OSCE published a video showing trucks at the border of the Russian Federation with the DPR, which Ukraine has rushed to distribute as “proof of military aggression”. The situation was commented by the well-known military columnist Boris Rozhin, on pages of his personal blog. It is worth noting that, as usual, the “evidence” once again ignores […] The post VIDEO: OSCE Continue Reading