Many readers of internationally famous publications believe that the world political favorite is Vladimir Putin, while Obama and Merkel received only 2% and 4% of approval. And that comes after Vladimir Putin was recognized as the most influential politician of the world according to Forbes and a Person of the Year according to Time
Certain religious traditions, including Christianity, emphasise the importance of forgiveness. Forgiveness is misconceived and, therefore, a bad idea. There are important psychological reasons for this. What is the appropriate psychological response to inappropriate behaviour if we want change in the direction of improved functionality in future?
The United Nations Organization has called on all parties to avoid escalation of tensions through propaganda, fear-mongering and incitement to hatred, expressing alarm at the highly volatile scenario in Eastern Ukraine and urges the self-appointed "Government" to respect diversity, inclusivity and equal participation for all, including minorities.
Why should we even bother getting informed about situation in other countries? Unemployment and underemployment, muzzle of political correctness, brainwash and indoctrination, fiscal harassment...Does that ring a bell?
Residents of the Luhansk region are ready to stand up as a human shield on the way of military columns. Yesterday, the locals managed to block the movement of a column of armored vehicles. People's dissatisfaction in the incumbent Kiev authorities in the region has been growing against the backdrop of worsening living standards
As expected, with attention turned elsewhere, military activity increases in Syria where in the latter part of 2013 and throughout 2014, the Syrian Armed Forces have been making gains. There are reports of Turkish involvement with terrorist forces in the north of the country to slaughter Armenians as Western-backed terrorist forces shell a school.
Kiev authorities remain adamant in their wish to buy Russian gas against the backdrop of past discounts, including the one that was provided to Viktor Yanukovych in 2013, the head of the National Bank of Ukraine, Mr. Kubiv, stated in Washington. Economist Said Gafurov shared his opinion with Pravda.Ru on how Gazprom should respond to the Kiev junta
Washington has lost Crimea. Instead of admitting that its plan for grabbing Ukraine has gone amiss, Washington is unable to admit a mistake and, therefore, is pushing the crisis to more dangerous levels. Russia, China, and Iran are in the way of Washington's hegemony and are targeted for attack. The attack on Russia is mounting
Police around the nation are cracking down on even the most peaceful of public assemblies and escalating situations. Peaceful protests, traditional college student public antics and even wedding reception parties have been sequestered or dispersed by overwhelming police show of force. Is this what America has become?
As South-Eastern Ukraine spins out of control, as the Fascist Junta in Kiev loses popular support and looks on impotently, as suspicions appear that the ones who fired on the Maidan protesters were mercenaries from "activist" positions in Hotel Ukraina, now is not the time for sabre-rattling, it is time for intelligence.
Common people think of urine as human waste. Disposing such a valuable substance in space would be unreasonable. Urine is primarily composed of water, so it can be used as a beverage. The specialists working on the ISS can still receive everything they need from the Earth. However, space travelers of the future will be forced to recycle water
André Villas-Boas sees his Zenit St. Petersburg back on top of the Russian Premier League after beating Krasnodar 4-1, while main rivals Lokomotiv could do no better than a home goalless draw against Anzhi Makhachkala. The English Premiership looks set to go to the wire, while in Spain Barça slipped up.
There must be something in the water at No 10 Downing Street, currently inhabited by Prime Minister David Cameron. When Tony Blair was in residence, the then Prime Minister was guided by his faith and regularly spoke to "his Maker." Last year it emerged that David Cameron has been seeking advice from Tony Blair...