Most Americans are ignorant of Russia's incredible contribution to the defeat of Nazi Germany and Japan. Americans can barely remember the details of World War II. What the US populace knows of Russia's efforts in WWII is viewed through the lopsided American narrative of that war and the equally discolored American tale of the Cold War
Russia has recently unveiled its Project 1239 rocket ship to the world. Representing Russia's Black Sea Fleet, the unique missile hovercraft "Bora" took part in the international exhibition of defense industry AIDEF 2013, which was held in Istanbul on May 7-10. The newest Russian rocket ships of this type will soon turn 20 years old
As you have probably already guessed, I am exposing the sources accusations, to weaken their credibility and to show how politically motivated and shallow they are. In fact in this case I will not even read the article. What we have achieved already is exposed the fact that "The Moscow Times" is funded by Wall Street in New York.
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International who watched NATO kill 50,000 blacks, women and children in Libya are agitating because the laws passed by the Russian Duma interfere in the work of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), seeks to cast government critics as clandestine enemies, thereby threatening the viability of Russia's civil society.
Russian President Vladimir Putin held a regular televised Q&A conference with Russian citizens on April 25th. As in the previous times, there were plenty of issues to discuss. Evaluating the style of his policy, Putin said that it was impossible to compare the current model of governance with that of Stalin's era
The Foundation for the Development of Civil Society is soon to publish a major report concerning a very contentious subject: the use of the Russian Internet for political purposes and consequent censorship of the Internet and filtering content. Anyone who is interested in politics is aware of the existence in Russia of a blacklist of websites
Foreign Agents Registration Act came into force in Russia in November 2012. According to the law, non-profit organizations that conduct political activities in Russia on the funds they receive from abroad should be registered with the Ministry for Justice as foreign agents. Political NGOs immediately became opposed to their designation as agents.
State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin may take part in the session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in the fall of 2013. Last year, the chairman of the lower house of the Russian parliament refused to participate in the event due to the position taken by some leaders of the PACE and a number of "Russophobian delegations"
The Obama Administration sent for the approval of the U.S. Congress the "Magnitsky list" that includes 18 people. 16 of them are directly linked with the case of Hermitage Capital lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Another two were included on certain humanitarian grounds. All of them, in case of approval by the Congress, will not be able to visit the US
Spy devices disguised as rocks were found on an uninhabited island near the Russian base at Tartus. Israel is keeping an eye on other military objects in Syria served by Russian experts, and may have intelligence operations in Russia. The country is selective about sharing this information with its allies.
Numerous materials were written about the nuclear submarine "Komsomolets" that sank 24 years ago, on April 7th, 1989. The boat that still holds the world record of submergence to 1,032 meters "suddenly" sank one day. 42 people were killed, 27 were rescued. The day of death of submarine "Komsomolets" in Russia is considered the memorial day of...
"We should have considered the issue of the American aggression against Yugoslavia in the Security Council, and to should have created a court together with other countries. Clark and Albright should have been held criminally responsible," said Colonel-General Leonid Ivashov in an interview with Inna Novikova, chief editor of Pravda.Ru
Russia's relations with South Africa were not always as good as they are today. During Soviet times, the Soviet leadership disapproved strongly of the South African white regime's harsh apartheid politics. The Soviet Union supported the African National Congress in its struggle against apartheid. In 1956, the ties were severed completely by the...