The XI Paralympic Winter Games are opening in Sochi today, March 7th. As many as 600 athletes from 45 countries will take part in the competitions. Paralympics always create a special atmosphere - because unlike the Olympics, this is not just a sports festival, but also a proof of the power and resilience of human spirit
The Russia of Vladimir Putin is the last fortress that resists the global entropy and the creation of homogenized and miniaturized world controlled by a handful of bankers, engineers and entertainers. For that reason Putin will be fought until the End. There is no America. There is no democracy. the world is a business, peace is a business, The EU...
Ukraine is a friendly state for Russia, and Russia has no enemies there, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at today's press conference. On March 4, Putin held a press conference in his Novo-Ogaryovo residence to comment the events in Ukraine. This is the first time, when the Russian leader gives public comments on the situation in Ukraine
The State Duma of the Russian Federation has registered a bill about the annexation of the Crimea to the Russian Federation. The West does not need another "cold war" with Russia. The West does not want to see its relations with Russia in ruins. None of NATO countries will go to war with Russia because of the conflict
Russian troops are already located in the Crimea. This is a contingent that is located there under an interstate agreement about a military base. The strength of the contingent can not be increased in violation of the agreement. The republic of Crimea, in accordance with the laws of Ukraine, is subordinated to the central government
The closing ceremony of the 22nd Olympic Games won by the Russians was held in Sochi on Sunday. It will be relatively quiet in the Olympic Village until March 7 when the Paralympic Games 2014 start. It is time to calculate the revenues and funds spent on holding this grand sporting event. What are the profits from the 2014 Olympics?
In Russia, 27 percent of the population live below the poverty line, while in 2011 the percentage of impoverished population was 18 percent. This means that over the past two and a half years the population of the Russian Federation has been greatly impoverished. This is associated with the withdrawal of money abroad at a catastrophic scale
Sochi delivered all it promised, a spectacular success in providing top-class venues and a wonderfully friendly and professional atmosphere welcoming the athletes, providing the backdrop for a party which lasted seventeen days and which will remain in the hearts and minds of Olympic Games fans for many years to come.
The Russian Navy will greatly enhance the potential of its constant group, including in the Mediterranean Sea, by introducing 636.3 project submarines in the Black Sea Fleet. In the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea, there are 12 warships and support vessels of the Russian Navy, including heavy nuclear missile cruiser "Peter the Great"
Market economy in Russia is only 25 years old. There was a lot of turmoil during these years, a lot of changes took place, the crises from 1998 and 2008 are still fresh. Russia does not have the institute of real estate, the institute of property. People are afraid to invest. Most Russians spend the lion's share of their income on consumption
The campaign in Western media to discredit the Sochi Olympics has gone hysterical by the middle of the Games. Now Western journalists use all possible ways to criticize anything they can - from bathrooms in the rooms of the Olympic Village to race tracks. There are people, who do their best to show everyone that there is nothing good about Sochi
The article by journalist Viktor Shenderovich, in which he compared the Olympics in Sochi with 1936 Berlin Olympics, made a great impression even on American journalists. One of them noted that the opus of the "leading Russian opposition" provided a more than ever clear explanation of why the liberal opposition in Russia was still in the backyard