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Alexander Prokhanov. Click to enlarge

Mossad training ISIL terrorists: Putin aide

Readers will note that while these allegations are being made in many quarters, they are rarely being reported by the Western news media

MH17 was shot down in botched bid to assassinate PUTIN’: Pro-Kremlin media names Ukrainian air force pilot who they allege downed craft

For the record, we don’t think these claims are as “ludicrous” as the Mail Online

Reckless Congress Declares War on Russia

Ron Paul, former US congressman, writes that the U.S. has just moved closer to war with Russia

Ukrainians have been marking a year since the start of protests that brought down President Yanukovych

How can the West solve its Ukraine problem

In contrast to most of the BBC’s news analysis, this is an uncharacteristically balanced appraisal. But that maybe because it’s not written by a BBC staffer

Russian Military In Crimea Gets New Surface-To-Air Missile Systems: Report

As NATO forces deploy further to the east, Russia builds up its forces in response

Russia-China Military Ties Deepen Amid Western Pressure Over Ukraine

As relations with the West deteriorate, military cooperation with China grows

Russia Pushing for Oil-for-Goods Deal With Iran

A deal which would effectively bypass Western sanctions and benefit both parties, is thought to be close

Why Is Russia Banning GMOs While the US Keeps Approving Them?

President Putin says “Russia must protect its citizens from GMOs” even as the US Congress considers preempting state GMO labeling laws

NATO warns that Russia could exert control over entire Black Sea

US General Philip Breedlove claims that Russia may be marshalling resources to push for more territory

Ukrainian General Reveals Who is Really behind the Strife in Ukraine

Ukrainian General-Colonel Yan Kazemirovich reveals that CIA agents and Masons are behind the ongoing strife in Ukraine. With English subtitles

USA To Deploy 150 Tanks near Russian Border

The US Army is planning to station 150 tanks and heavy armoured vehicles in eastern Europe, close to Russia’s border

Opening the Gates to World War III

Washington’s arrogance is forcing a stark choice on Russia: vassalage or war.

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov. Click to enlarge

Western sanctions are aimed at regime change in Russia – Lavrov

Lavrov said that the tensions had been brewing for years before the Ukrainian crisis, but now things were clear: the West wants regime change in Moscow

"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

Satellite image of Ukranian SU-25 shooting down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. Click to enlarge

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