After US Secretary of State Kerry paid a visit to Russia, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe evinced interest in Russia as well. It is an open secret that Japan follows Washington when it comes to foreign policy. Japanese Prime Mniister Abe demonstrates an intention to resume dialogue with Russia. "The puck is on the side of Japan," Putin said
Russia is now a ruling world power, despite a relatively modest population, but she has the right allies; not Estonia or Portugal, but Brazil, South Africa and China again, which is using all her millenary wisdom and her current fantastic soft power to get rid us from the American dollar, a piece of crap since the end of the gold standard in 1971
US Secretary of State John Kerry shared his impressions of yesterday's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The May 9 parade showed a very high degree of consolidation of the Russian society around Vladimir Putin as the national leader. Russia is ready for any development of the scenario
PRAVDA.Ru journalists went onboard Russia’s most powerful nuclear submarine The might of the Russian navy is not often discussed these days. Political contacts and negotiations are definitely relevant. However, when Russia has something to boast of, this is completely different. Russia has been weakened a lot over the recent year. Yet, it is...
Russia has changed beyond recognition during 15 years of Putin's stay in power. It is hard to deny the fact that Putin has shown an enormous influence on the country and the world. Despite the tense relations with the West and the current economic decline in Russia, Putin's rating is higher than that of any other Russian leader before him
On 6 June 1944 the armies of "Britain, the Empire, and America," supported by mighty naval and air forces, were hurled across the English Channel to exterminate Nazi tyranny. During the preceding night paratroopers and glider-borne assault troops had boldly landed behind the invasion beaches
Members of the Russian motorcycle club The Night Wolves rammed into the world of big politics at high speed. They have already proved that there is no democracy in the "tolerant EU." The Russian bikers ought to end their tour of Europe to retrace the route of the Soviet army to Berlin on Harley Davidson motorbikes
Starting in January 2014, Russian security forces conducted continuous counter-terror operations in the Caucasus region and especially in Daghestan, where many jamaat were eradicated and many gang leaders either arrested or eliminated. In 2014, the number of terror-related incidents in Daghestan decreased by 20%
Documents about joint plans of Kiev and NATO as well as of military structures of the USA and the UK to conduct psychological operations in eastern Ukraine, the Donbass and Russia have surfaced on the Internet. The folder with documents about the psychological pressure on the Russian leadership is most interesting.
Instead of fighting in Ukraine, Russia should lead the international coalition to conduct a ground operation against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. This would be a very beneficial move for Putin. Russia may return to the Group of Eight, the West would lift sanctions, and Putin will rehabilitate himself in the eyes of the West
The Americans have been taking advantage of Russia's military reforms of recent decades. Those reforms were all about disarmament. Looking at our military-technical retreat, the opposing party is obliged to go on offensive, which they did. If they launch nuclear warheads at Russia - practically all of them will land on the Russian territory
The new Russian submarine, Lada, will end the era of USA's reign at sea. The new subs will deprive Washington of its global geopolitical role. Russian submarines of Project 677 Lada with air-independent power plant will take the Russian undersea fleet to new frontiers. The arms complex of the submarine is unusually large
The most important thing that Western media saw in the documentary "Crimea: Way Back Home" that was shown on Russian television on Sunday, March 15, was Putin's readiness to set Russian nuclear forces on full combat readiness, if the West had taken effort to impede the referendum in the Crimea. Traditionally, Western media accuse Putin of lies