Not so fast Mr. Hope and Change. Haven't you heard? There's a new Sheriff in town in the Middle East. President Putin reminded Barry that he's in charge. He already reminded Netanyahu recently after Israel fired into Damascus in early May. Afterward, Bibi sang a different tune. Putin's talent as a Judo expert is always useful in these situations
Russian President Vladimir Putin made a sensational statement during a visit to the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center. He said that the decision to nationalize Schneerson library surrounded by never-ending scandals was made in the 1920s by the first Soviet government, 80 to 85 percent of whose members were Jews
The election campaign in Moscow has suffered its first loss. The leader of Civil Platform, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov left the fight for the post of mayor of Moscow. He is not the only one. Prokhorov said that his sister Irina would not be running for mayor either. There will be no candidates from the Civil Platform
The vast majority of the Russians (88 percent) support the ban on the propaganda of homosexuality. A relative majority of Russians today believe that non-traditional sexual orientation should be punishable as a criminal offense (42 percent). In 2007 the number was only 19%. 25% of respondents currently believe that homosexuality should be condemned
During the Cold War, the Mediterranean was the most important area of strategic struggle between the West and the USSR. Many years have passed, a lot has happened, but the importance of the Mediterranean Sea has remained the same. Russia, a successor of the USSR, has lost some of its influence in the region over the years
About 100,000 documents from the archives of Joseph Stalin and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union became available to the general public. The legendary leader is presented in the materials as both a statesman and the man he was in every day life. The materials were published on a new website launched by the Russian Archives
Last week President Putin and his wife formally announced their divorce. Soon thereafter, the obtuse western media reared its ugly head in tabloid form again forgetting even their own heroes of the D-Day Normandy invasion. These perennial adolescents give their opinions as fact and disregard history or anything from the past as most drug addicts...
Social networks have become one of the methods of cyber warfare, including against Russia. They are used to exercise powerful manipulation of public opinion. There is a special department at the U.S. State Department that is engaged in this kind of affairs. It uses social networks to let the USA achieve its military goals by non-military means
During 1990s, a group of U.S. scientists simulated the model of the Earth after a nuclear war. The result of their research was quite depressing. The scientists also analyzed how people affect nature. They concluded that the influence of man on nature and the consequences of a nuclear war are more or less the same. The only difference is in time
The Russian light industry that has been invaded by foreign production is going through hard times. Products of the Russian light industry face serious competition with mostly Chinese, Indian and Turkish goods. They lack quality and may often be hazardous to health, but they attract customers' attention with their low prices and a wide assortment
There is no surprise that Russia has delivered S-300 air defense systems to Syria. The US has been screaming for Assad to go for a long time and Russia has a naval base in Tartus. Guess what? Russia is not moving. There is finger pointing between the West and Russia but the political rhetoric is ignored by President Vladimir Putin as he calmly...
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, to take part in the informal summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization. Among the main issues on the agenda of the forum is the situation in Afghanistan in connection with the upcoming withdrawal of international troops in 2014 and the fate of Bishkek airport Manas
The letter from President Vladimir Putin to his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama, which the Russian leader wrote to criticize the U.S. position on missile defense, has not discouraged Washington. The Americans are not ready to make any concessions to Russia. Instead, the Americans expect concessions from Russia