I'd like to start this article with some nice fireworks, a burst of beautiful fireworks, a bonaaaanza of fireworks .... red, blue, yellow, green, all bright, gaudy and noising. New Year Neapolitan stuff. But I can't, of course, so I leave the willing reader imagine them in all their glory. Including noise.
Is 2015 following climate change predictions, creating scenarios which include more intense and frequent heatwaves, drought-and-flood cycles? Or is 2015 simply following the trend of variable weather conditions over time. The United Nations Organization's World Meteorological Organization draws some conclusions. But so do we...
There is something deeply hypocritical about the West's campaign against 'extremism'. Many of the actions of Western governments in recent years have hardly been 'moderate'. How 'moderate' was the decision to invade Iraq - a decision that has probably done more than anything else to encourage violent Islamism to spread throughout the world?
What has been happening in Greece lately is a cautionary tale of how a party representing the powerless and impoverished majority is trying to win the war from having the powerful and wealthy minority. Chances for that are slim as evidenced by the resignation of Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis
Most Russians have only negative associations when they think of gambling business. The dynamically developing industry has not taken roots in Russia, even though it was bringing very good taxes to regional budgets and state treasury. In 2009, all casinos in Russia were closed. More than 400,000 people - most of them young people - lost their jobs
A sad date in the history of Russia - the shooting of the royal family - is drawing near. Despite the investigation, neither the Russian Orthodox Church, nor members of the royal family recognized that the remains that were buried in the Peter and Paul Cathedral in 1998 were the remains of the family of Nicholas II
At least there is one country in Europe with a spine and some courage and that country is called Greece; at least there is one people in Europe who stand for Democracy and those people are the Greeks. On the other side of the fence, the endemic misery, social terrorism and subservience to Germany practiced by Eurocrats, preached by Euro-austerity.
Pravda.Ru conducted an interview with Andreas Andrianopoulos, a former minister in several Greek governments to discuss the current events in the country. We attempted to find out what is in store for Greece after the referendum, at which more than 60 percent of people voted against paying debts to European creditors
France will have to pay for Mistrals. Paris and Moscow have tentatively agreed on the amount of compensation that France will have to pay to Russia because of the decision not to deliver the helicopter carriers