EU may tighten sanctions against Russia if Moscow recognizes the results of the coming elections in the People's Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk on November 2. A source in the Russian government, in turn, confirmed the existence of a closed addendum to the Minsk agreements that envisaged the elections in the Donbass before November 3
The recent parliamentary elections in Ukraine showed that the parliament will be dominated by the "war party" of Prime Minister Yatsenyuk, although the "peace party" of Poroshenko is not peace-loving at all. The war will resume, while the authorities will try to distract public attention from socio-economic problems that Ukraine is facing today
The United States needed just three more percent to get rid of Russia's BRICS ally, Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff. Money and experience of George Soros was used along with manipulations in electronic vote counting, but it was probably a miracle that did not let that happen. Russia should support loyal governments in Latin America
Ukraine sums up the results of the early parliamentary elections that took place on Sunday, October 26. The turnout at the elections made up 52.42 percent. Election districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions due to the ongoing military conflict. No candidate registered under the name of Darth Vader has managed to make it to the Verkhovna Rada
Vladimir Putin came late for the meeting with Angela Merkel, as he was celebrating Serbia's liberation from Nazi invaders. The president of Serbia decorated Putin with an order and called Russia Serbia's great friend. This happened at the time when Serbia prepares for NATO and EU member. Serbia, as a EU candidate, has been staying under pressure
The West estimated Putin's behavior at Europe-Asia Summit in Milan as challenging and negligent. Indeed, everyone was expecting a "breakthrough," but Putin did not justify anyone's expectations. In dealing with Putin, Western officials allow insults, put Russia into line with worst enemies and do not hide the wish to destroy Russian statehood
Ukraine has moved off the top of the news lists, now occupied by Islamic State and Ebola Virus Disease. But what is going on? The news is far from perfect - Fascist parades, continuing attacks from Pro-Putsch Ukrainian Armed Forces, including a terrorist attack on a school. However, there are some positive signs.
During the last CIS summit in Minsk, an unpleasant incident occurred. The presidents of Moldova and Russia were about to have a verbal fight with each other, as many journalists assumed. The presidents were talking about the Association of Moldova with the EU and the introduction of Russia's sanctions in response
A group of 30 doctors and scientists published their findings on the website of the New England Journal of Medicine that the Ebola ravaging West Africa is a new strain of the disease and was not imported from Central Africa. Another interesting piece of information is that apparently someone had advance notice that there would be an Ebola outbreak
The Republic of Serbia is a key state in the Balkans. This is well understood both in the West and in Russia. Why would the consolidated pro-Western leadership of Serbia take an unprecedented step and invite Vladimir Putin to Belgrade to celebrate victory over fascism, given the fact that even one mentioning of victory annoys the USA?
In Russia, it is impossible to imagine that in America, they believe people on the say-so. A voter comes to the poll station and says that his name is, let's say, John Hopkins and that he resides at the following address. A poller would then verify the provided data and either admits the person to voting or says that there was a mistake
Europe demonstrates complete failure in diplomatic activities. European sanctions encourage Russia to cooperate more closely with China and India. Most likely, Putin's objective would be to explain that the Europeans acted to their own detriment, having succumbed to USA's pressure. The sanctions have not affected the American economy much
Tony Abbott, a former boxer, is known for his criticism of Russia. In August, he proposed to introduce tougher sanctions against Moscow. Abbot is also known for his attempts to blame Russia for the crash of the Malaysian Boeing 777 in Ukraine, even though the case has not been investigated still. Abbott's remarks are immature, a Russian diplomat...