Imports of food for the Russian market have become commonplace. Russia imports more goods than it produces, and this trend lasts for years. The world's largest country with rich agricultural history has become virtually dependent on other states, including even tiny European countries that one can hardly find on the map. Why is that so?
The US Vice-President goes to the Ukraine, reiterating the same idiotic comments his Government has been churning out for almost two months, namely slanderous anti-Russian rhetoric and threats of sanctions while he shakes the hands of Fascists or those supported by Fascists who called for the deaths of Russians and Jews.
There are too many of those, who wish to drive a wedge in the relations with Russia, but the Belarusian leader has something to say to them. "I kick them all out of the door," said Lukashenko in his national address to the nation and the parliament. The complexity of the historical moment does not frighten Alexander Lukashenko
A professional game of football took place at Vicente Calderón, in which the home side, Atlético Madrid, was held to a goalless draw by Chelsea, obeying Mourinho's orders and playing an intelligent and containing game of football. The bad news is Chelsea lost Cech and Terry through injury.
In anticipation of the United Nations Security Council meeting on Western Sahara on 17th April, 116 organisations from 21 countries have issued a joint letter calling for Security Council members to agree an expansion of the current MINURSO mandate to include the monitoring and protection of the human rights of the people of Western Sahara.
Opportunities for the Moon to become a "transit point" for further space exploration and a source of useful resources, including water, which it is very rich with, have been a topic for discussion for a long time. Before we fly to Mars, man must learn to live and work on another celestial body, under conditions of different gravity and atmosphere
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev delivered a report to the deputies of the State Duma on the work of the government in 2013. During his speech, Medvedev would ask himself questions and give answers to them. "Will our citizens suffer from these notorious sanctions? We will not allow our citizens to become hostages to political games," said
The British government has ordered the opening of an inquiry on the Muslim Brotherhood's activity in the country. PM Cameron said that the decision was taken at the end of March, after it was concluded that the British intelligence did not have enough information about the activities of the Islamist organization in the United Kingdom and in Egypt.
The Ten Most Ignored Issues in the American Media: 1. Is the distribution of the wealth just? 2. Should there be criticism of greed? 3. Why not criticize corporate waste and bureaucracy? 4. Should corporations be democratic? Should the idle rich go to work? 5. Should the terms "class," "social class," and "leisure class" remain taboo?
Russia's Central Bank continues to clean the banking sphere from dysfunctional players. A dramatic story unfolded in the city of Belgorod, where a man, a bank client, came to the bank office with a gun demanding the bank should return his deposit to him. The man thus tried to return the savings worth 23 million rubles ($639,000)
Since America's so-called "war on terror" was launched at the dawn of the new millennium, a plethora of judges operating in its so-called "justice" system have abdicated their role in the "check-and-balance" system, and done nothing more than rubber-stamp the very oppression and human rights abuses the United States Constitution, particularly the...
Anyone believing that U.S. money and military supplies helped Afghans bleed Soviet Union economically or that the collapse of the Soviet Union confirmed the success of capitalist economy over controlled economy should consider whose money and arms helped Afghans and Iraqis bleed the US and turn it into one of the most indebted nations in history
At the end of last week, Gazprom shipped the first batch of oil produced at Prirazlomnoye deposit - Russia's only project for the development of hydrocarbon resources in the Arctic shelf. Russian President Vladimir Putin personally gave a command to start the shipment. The first batch made up 70 thousand tons