Russian PM admitted he was "very sad" about the fact that President Obama, speaking at the UN, put Russia on the list of global threats between Ebola fever and the Islamic State. "I do not even want to comment on that, this is sad, this is some kind of aberration in the brain. What can be said about resetting the relations in such a context?"
After Matchday 3, Russia has one win and two draws, the last one a disappointing 1-1 home point to Moldova, after holding Sweden away by the same result. Russia occupies second place in Group G behind Austria (nine points). Sensation side: Iceland! Three games, three victories, eight goals scored, none conceded, nine points!
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia would be protecting itself against Western sanctions with the help of a long-term program of special measures. "All the measures that we need to take to protect ourselves from unlawful restrictions will, of course, be taken," Lavrov said in Moscow
Tony Abbott, a former boxer, is known for his criticism of Russia. In August, he proposed to introduce tougher sanctions against Moscow. Abbot is also known for his attempts to blame Russia for the crash of the Malaysian Boeing 777 in Ukraine, even though the case has not been investigated still. Abbott's remarks are immature, a Russian diplomat...
So, Australian Prime Minister wants to shirt-front Russia's President Vladimir Putin, does he? It is difficult to find a more blatant example of childishness, incompetence for the position, criminal intent, downright nastiness and an indication of a disturbed mind crying out for therapy. Don't the Australian people deserve better?
For centuries, people sincerely believed that the dead can rise from their graves. The most famous character is Dracula. In Germany, archaeologists found evidence to prove the existence of such zombies. Our ancestors were not trying to resurrect the dead. On the contrary - they were trying not to let the deceased rise from their graves
During the epidemic of avian and swine flu, there was not even one single incident of avian flu reported in Russia. There is a possibility for the virus to cross the Russian border. Russian scientists developed a vaccine against Ebola. Another drug - Triazavirin - works very actively against a whole range of influenza viruses
Foreign publications put emphasis on the excellent organization of the event, similarly to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. In addition, the event also showed that major Western businesses did not abandon their projects in Russia, despite the hype around the sanctions. The champion, Lewis Hamilton, was very impressed with Russia
Most political eyes now are turned to whether the Republicans will take, or the Democrats hold, a Senate majority. Meanwhile what may be a comparably important election will be conducted, probably next month, mostly out of the public eye
The Kurdish problem was created at the end of WWI when the British and French colonialists rejected, at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, the proposal for an independent Kurdistan and decided instead to disperse the Kurdish nation among Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Armenia and Azerbaijan, leaving the Kurds as the world's largest stateless minority
I would advise Russia's President Vladimir Putin to wash his hands carefully and sterilize them after shaking the paw offered to him by Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the forthcoming G20 Summit in Brisbane. It is not about Ebola Virus Disease, it is about the disease called insolence and Australia's colonial chip on its shoulder.
The latest scores. Group D ...Germany loses 2-0 to Poland... In Group F, Northern Ireland, Finland and Romania deal the cards for now... and in Group I, Albania proves that the globalization of values provides a globalization of quality on the field.
In Group A the big surprise is Iceland's two victories from two games, and Turkey's zero points from the openers. Wales leads Group B, for the time being anyway, after getting four points from the first two games. In Group H, Italy and Croatia lead.