There are more Russian tanks in the temporarily occupied territories than in Germany and the UK combined. This was said on-air on Channel 5 by the representative of Ukraine in the Minsk talks, Yevhen Marchuk. He assured that Ukrainian intelligence knows exactly through which railway crossing and border checkpoints trains come from the Russian side, how… Continue reading There are 702 Russian tanks in the Donbas
Russian opposition figure Roman Dobrokhotov summed it all up rather succinctly in a tweet yesterday: “The cops are afraid of the prosecutors, the prosecutors are afraid of the Investigative Committee, the Investigative Committee is afraid of the FSB, the FSB is afraid of Ramzan Kadyrov, Kadyrov is afraid of Vladimir Putin, and Putin is afraid… Continue reading I Know What You Are, But What Am I?!
By Paul Goble 2016/07/20 Vladimir Putin’s propaganda is intended to destroy “all the rules of rational thought” just as those who support pseudo-science do, Pavel Shekhtman argues on the Kasparov portal today; but it does so in exactly the opposite way that the supporters of religious fundamentalism attack rationality. Religious fundamentalists reject doubt and insist… Continue reading Putin propaganda rejects the possibility of rational thought, Shekhtman says
By all appearances Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for the President of the United States, is pro-Russian. That’s not a good thing. Others have noticed. Trump, Deferring To Putin, Deleted GOP Platform’s Call To Supply Ukraine With Lethal Defensive Weapons – Forbes Meet Paul Manafort, the Washington insider running Trump’s campaign | Minnesota Public Radio… Continue reading Is Trump Pro-Russian?
“To his voters, Russia must remain a great country suffering from Western injustice. It can’t be represented by a gang of crooks passing bottles of urine through a mouse hole.” Putin needs Russia to suffer to maintain power. A damning indictment of Putin’s power over Russia. </end editorial> JULY 19, 2016 1:10 PM EDT By Leonid… Continue reading Why Putin Won’t Admit the Truth About Doping
Mar. 25 2015 — 18:24 By Ivan Sukhov Many people who were either born in Russia or have lived here for many years are feeling that it is now time to leave. And often their reasons have nothing to do with politics: They couldn’t care less whether this is President Vladimir Putin’s first or fiftieth term in office or who controls… Continue reading Nobody Wants to Live in the Mean New Russia
MOSCOW – A prominent journalist was killed in a car bombing in Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, on Wednesday, sending shockwaves through the Ukrainian journalist community that was shaped by the gruesome killing of the publication’s founder 16 years ago. The country’s top online news website Ukrainska Pravda said its journalist Pavel Sheremet died in an explosion… Continue reading Prominent journalist killed in car bombing in Ukraine