Stadion Petrovski, Saint Petersburg: Zenit beats Benfica 1-0 with a goal from Danny on 79 minutes, meaning Benfica is out of the Champions League. Qualified are Atlético Madrid, Juventus, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund.
At the airport of the town of Igarka, an amazing video was made. The footage shows people lining up along the wings of a Tupolev 134 aircraft in an attempt to make it move. The passengers of the aircraft performed the stunt after it became known that the aircraft would not be able to take off as its chassis froze to the ground
America is a police state. When they teach Russia democracy or human rights from Washington, it raises rejection and resentment. The Americans do not need democracy anywhere, either in Russia or elsewhere. What they need is a banana republic, a client state, a drunken president like Yeltsin, they need a whore country
Groups EFGH Played tonight. CSKA earned a home draw with Roma with a last-minute strike by Vasili Berezutski on 90+3 minutes after Totti had put Roma ahead on 43 minutes. CSKA had 8 shots, 4 on target, while Roma had a total of 6, 3 on.
The failure of foreign policy pursued for two decades by London and Washington results in the sad reality that the citizens of these two countries dare not step off an aircraft in a growing number of countries, while at home, the advice today is "Run, Hide and Tell" in the increasing probability of a terrorist act. Where lies the responsibility?
The US finally won the fight in convincing the French not to deliver Mistral to Russia. All seemed to be fine, as Russia would receive its money back plus penalties from France. However, Kerry wanted more. He wanted to set the French up to make them look like dishonest partners and publicly point out the fact that they are Washington's bootlickers
In real America, racial discrimination has taken economic forms. Economic discrimination is particularly noticeable in residential areas. White people live in rich areas, whereas African Americans live in ghettos, because they can not afford a house. It is the color of the skin that defines comfort
In the middle of December, the Navy of Russia will receive the third of eight state-of-the-art submarines of Project 955 Borei, a strategic nuclear cruiser. In 2006, Borei (Northwind) project almost ceased to exist as a carrier of strategic ballistic missiles. The Vladimir Monomakh is the third sub in the series
For more than three decades we have called attention on this page to what we called the "reserve-currency curse." Since some politicians and economists have recently insisted that the dollar's official role as the world's reserve currency is instead a great blessing, it is time to revisit the issue
This Monday, November 24, the spark ignited by a 12-person grand jury's decision in a Missourian community where black people predominate (67 percent in 2010 census) will have most white Americans confounded why blacks behave as they do, shaking their heads in disbelief
Every year, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we are reminded how every day, women and girls experience violence in their lives. Women are beaten in their homes, harassed on the streets, bullied on the internet.
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and this year marks the twentieth year since the Beijing Platform for Action, which launched the program for gender equality. Two decades on, the onus is on actions by men to support women, to form a global inclusive society. Are we capable of this? Then let's do it!
Between Madeleine Albright's admission (12 May 1996) that "over half a million children had died" and Blair's tenure between 1997 to the invasion, six years later, a further near half a million children died (do the maths.) Yet Save The Children - whose commitment "No Child Born to Die" is at the top of each page of the charity's website - honour...