The dollar and the euro hit new records on the Moscow Exchange. The fall of the ruble is connected with the collapse of world oil prices after OPEC cartel decided to preserve current oil production quotas - 30 million barrels a day. OPEC's decision not to reduce quotas for the extraction of hydrocarbons will stay in effect before June 2015
Russian clubs Dinamo Moskva in Group E and Krasnodar in H both gained points -Dinamo beat Panathinaikos 2-1 in Moscow while Krasnodar drew at home 1-1 with LOSC Lille. Dinamo leads Group E with 15 points - a maximum five wins from five games and is automatically classified. Krasnodar is already destined to leave Europe this year.
When Osama bin Laden was killed in cold blood in Pakistan and many demanded to see his death-photos for verification, President Obama refused and said, "That's not who we are," which begs the question: Who are the Americans?
These days, mass media pay attention to a new political course of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in relation to Russia. Previously, Merkel had a loyal stance to Moscow. Recently, however, her statements have gotten a lot harsher in connection with the Ukrainian crisis. According to her, nothing can justify "the annexation of the Crimea"
In 2014, as many as 80,000 new infections are to be registered. At this rate of HIV infection, it can be expected that at the end of 2015 the number of cases will reach one million people. HIV stopped being an infection of marginalized and homosexual individuals. The rate of HIV-positive heterosexual individuals is the highest among drug addicts
Globalization, together with the parallel collapse of "actually existing socialism", defined the New World Order (NWO), which has been established in the last thirty years or so, following the rise of globalization and the parallel collapse of the ex-soviet bloc
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