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"Russia's Rebirth as a Great Civilization is Inevitable"

“Russia’s Rebirth as a Great Civilization is Inevitable”

An unprejudiced observer can see that the further West you travel, the lower is the share of those who vote. It does not bode well for Western democracies.

The Mistral-class helicopter carrier Vladivostok is seen at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire, France, Sept. 4, 2014. Click to enlarge

France hits back after Russia warns of Mistral compensation

Citing concern over Ukraine, France has yet to hand over to a landing ship it had built for Russia. Despite the fact that the ship is built and paid for.

Western Space Agencies Are Tracking What Could Be A Russian Satellite Killer

Observers are tracking an satellite orbiting the Earth that may be unlike any other. It may be designed to fix — or attack — other satellites

NATO leader sees ‘serious military buildup’ in Ukraine

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg sounded a warning Tuesday over what he described as a ‘serious military buildup’ in Russia close to its border with Ukraine

Image Claims to Show Ukrainian Fighter Jet Shooting Down MH17

Image Claims to Show Ukrainian Fighter Jet Shooting Down MH17

A television news channel in Russia has released an image of what it claims shows a Ukrainian fighter jet shooting a missile towards Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

Four oligarchs very close to Putin: Guennadi Timtchenko, Iouri Kovaltchouk, Igor Setchine and Arkady Rotenberg. Click to enlarge

Russia’s Vulnerability to EU – US Sanctions and Military Encroachments

Western aggression, observes Professor James Petras, will compel Russia to either eliminate the oligarchs on whom it has relied so far or die.

Russia, Iran sign nuclear construction deal for 8 units

Growing bilateral ties between Russia and Tehran will be a factor for the U.S./Israel to consider if, and that’s an increasingly big IF, they decide to strike at Iran’s nuclear facilities

NATO armoured vehicles prepare to board military transport aircraft. Click to enlarge

NATO plans large-scale military drills in Eastern Europe and Baltic States

In addition General Hans-Lothar Domrose, a Commander of Allied Joint Force Command, says NATO plans to form a rapid reaction force ready to deploy in 2-5 days

Western Security Services May Be Turning IS Militants on Russia: Ex-Intelligence Officer

Former Russian military intelligence general says the leaders of Islamic militant groups may be under the influenc of British and US agents

Russia Weaponizes The Arctic

Plans to build 13 aAirfields and 10 radar stations to meet “unwelcome guests”

Russian Arms Sales to Syria, Iran Add to Middle East Instability

Although this article pointedly omits to mention how U.S. arms sales have also contributed to “instability”, it does highlight Russia’s growing arms trade

Poland to move thousands of troops to border with Ukraine

Historic military realignment underway. As Polish army turns to face threats coming from the East, not the West

Russia Rising

Russia Rising

Both Napoleon’s dreams of empire and Hitler’s ‘thousand year Reich’ met their end in Russia. Will a U.S. dominated New World Order go the same way?

George Soros Russia poses existential threat to Europe

“The investor and philanthropist”, as the Guardian describes him, also expressed concern over the rise of UK Independence Party and Le Pen’s Front National

Moscow says U.S. working on military ‘scenarios’ at Russia’s borders

Another indication that a chill is returning to Cold War levels in relations between Russia and the West

How to Start a War and Lose an Empire

Washington is not only totally evil, Dmitry Orlov explains, it is also a totally stupid collection of psychopaths

Sweden Hunts for Source of Underwater Signals

In scenes reminiscent of the Cold War, Swedish naval vessels combed coastal waters near Stockholm over the weekend after detecting signs of “foreign underwater activity”

Vladimir Putin Reminds Obama That Sowing Discord Between Nuclear Powers Can Undermine Strategic Security

Americans need to understand that their government is not merely incompetent and immoral, it is evil. Paul Craig Roberts explains

Interview with Sergei Glaziev – Advisor to President Putin

Interview offers a glimpse into the sort of advice being offered to Russian President Putin. Interesting

“Pardon Us For Our Country’s Existence in the Middle of Your Military Bases” – Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov’s Speech at the UN

Lavrov implicitly warns that U.S./NATO risk igniting WWIII