Russia intends to continue to build up military and nuclear capabilities. This is required for security, not for attacks, he said. Estimating the actions of the Ukrainian military in south-eastern Ukraine, Putin drew a parallel with the tactics of fascist forces in the Soviet Union during Second World War
Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the "militia of Novorossiya." The text of his address appeared on the Kremlin website on Friday night, August 29. Putin rarely makes such addresses, especially at night. Putin's previous unscheduled address appeared soon after the crash of the Malaysian Boeing in the Donetsk region
As expected, the meeting in Minsk between the presidents of Russia and Ukraine within the scope of the Customs Union-EU-Ukraine summit ended without any breakthrough results. Vladimir Putin emphatically stated that the regulation of the crisis in Ukraine was not Russia's business, but an internal problem of Ukraine
According to Putin, Russia will abolish preferences for Ukrainian imports, if the Association Agreement between Ukraine and Europe starts working. "Russia can not stand still in this situation. We will be forced to take counter-measures to protect our market. We will simply have to introduce a standard trade regime with Ukraine," said Putin
The day before the meeting between representatives of Ukraine, the European Union and the Eurasian Three in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, which Russian and Ukrainian presidents Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko will also attend, the Kremlin does not exclude a possibility of a separate bilateral meeting between the leaders of Russia and Ukraine
This is it. We have entered a new stage of the Cold War with the United States. This can be seen in remarks expressed by leading American politicians, political scientists and numerous articles. Russian officials still prefer to use more abstract expressions and definitions. The Russian cult of hunger for justice still tries to prove something
Moscow prepares additional measures, should the West continue running the policy of sanctions. Russia's additional sanctions could extend to industrial goods, including automobiles. The economic war between Russia and the West may affect the field of air communication too. PM Medvedev said that the ban could be extended to US and European airlines
In the last few days, many European farmers, including Greek farmers, waking from the lethargy into which they have been sunk with the decisive help of the Transnational Elite, noted with surprise that not only do they not control the economy of their own country, but they do not even participate in the decisions that directly affect their own...
Vladimir Putin came nearly four hours late with his long-awaited speech before State Duma deputies and federal ministers in Yalta, Crimea. The press has been expecting "epic" statements from Putin on the subject of the Ukrainian crisis for long already. According to him, "Ukraine has plunged into bloody chaos and killings"
Russia is now forced to search for new suppliers of the products that it no longer wants to import from several countries. The fact that Russia is a net importer of mainly fresh vegetables, fruit and meat products may give Turkish and Argentine exporters an opportunity to expand access to the Russian market
Russian military officials believe that the sanctions imposed by Western countries against Russia will not cut the volume of Russian arms trade on the international market. As expected, within three years (up to 2016 inclusive), annual sales of arms and military equipment of Russian defense export company Rosoboronexport will make up about $13bn
Vladimir Putin is demonized by western media according to an old humanitarian agenda. The more imperialism is cruel, the more it pretends to be moral and humanitarian. This is not a paradox; not even a mark of hypocrisy. This is just the way the West works since it began its cruel imperialistic agenda in the nineteenth century.
On Saturday, the Russian Foreign Ministry responded to the accusations from the White House spokesman, who said that Putin and the Russians were "guilty" of the crash of the Malaysian Boeing 777 in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. Meanwhile, Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov called EU and US leaders "state terrorists" responsible for many conflicts