Mayor of the Latvian city of Ventspils, Aivars Lembergs, shared his ideas about what the Latvians expect from the planned growth of NATO military presence in the Baltic region. According to him, local prostitutes are waiting for NATO soldiers impatiently. A thousand NATO troops will arrive, and prostitutes will prosper
Turn-around of the competition so far was the game between Valencia and Basel. The first leg ended 3-0 to the home team in Switzerland and on today's return leg, the Spanish side equalized the tie by 90 minutes, and then scored twice in extra time. The hero of the night was Alcácer Garcia with a hat-trick. Benfica, Juventus and Sevilla are through.
The current US administration is not all together stupid, they can read public felling and sentiment. American people are tired of war and multitudes of wars. No other country in the world has been at war constantly since WWII, other than the US. When asked if Americans supported a US intervention in Ukraine - almost 60% opposed such a move
Ukraine may soon experience a nuclear disaster and collapse of the energy industry. All this may happen because of the American fuel that Ukrainian officials intend to use at nuclear power plants, in spite of the fact that nuclear plants in Ukraine were built to operate specifically on Russian energy sources
The ultimatum of the head of Ukraine's Interior Ministry to pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine expired. The minister promised to resolve the situation in Luhansk, Kharkiv and Donetsk regions within 48 hours: either through negotiations or by force. Ukrainian special unit "Alpha" refused to storm the buildings in Donetsk and Luhansk
The Crimean Parliament adopted the new constitution of the republic. All 88 deputies present in the auditorium voted for the constitution. The approval of the Constitution of the Crimea by Russian central authorities is not required. According to the Constitution, the Republic of Crimea is a legal and democratic state within the Russian Federation
In Lugansk, pro-Russian protesters booed and assaulted Mikhail Dobkin, a representative of the Party of Regions. Dobkin wanted to enter the captured building of the Security Service to convince the activists to surrender peacefully. Shouting "F****t! and "A*****e!" the people threw condoms, eggs, empty bottles and garbage at the official
The notion one has these days is that whenever you turn on a TV set, it no longer raises the eyebrows to see dozens of students running screaming out of a building where some psychopathic lunatic has gone on a rampage. In the USA of course, where else? USA, USA, USA
In May 2014, presidents of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus will sign an agreement on the establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union. The name of the new joint currency has been supposedly coordinated - altyn. The new currency is likely to be introduced not later than in 2025. Kazakh president believes the dollar is an illegal currency
Mikhail Gorbachev, the first and the last president of the USSR, said that the proposition to bring him to trial for the collapse of the Soviet Union was "utter nonsense." The appeals to try Gorbachev for the break-up of the Soviet empire came from several deputies of the State Duma. They only want to PR themselves, Gorbachev said
What a semi-final it promises to be. Atlético Madrid, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Chelsea FC. Coaches Simeone, Ancelotti, Guardiola, Mourinho. Evra put Manchester United ahead in Munich but pepe Guardiola's team proved too strong. In Madrid, Atlético just pipped Barça in an all-Spanish game.
Russia and the United States, and more so our governments, have so many differences that we often find ourselves in conflict with one another. But one of the amazing things is that for all of our differences, Russians and Americans might have far more in common than they realize
Not only is Middle East "Peace Envoy", Catholic convert and Butcher of Baghdad, Tony Blair gunning for another overthrow and mass destruction in Syria, he has recruited the son of an Archbishop to help him. Not any old Archbishop either, Blair's latest recruit is son of Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England.