Death of a Nation

Every living nation needs symbols. They tell us who we are as one people, in what we believe, and on what basis we organize our common life. This fact seems to be very clear to the current leadership in Russia, particularly to President Vladimir Putin, in restoring and reunifying a country rent by three generations of …

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Military Intervention in Venezuela Crisis is Unacceptable – Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov criticized the idea of any intervention, including military, in the Venezuela crisis, saying that the situation in the country must be resolved through peaceful means. “We are united in the need to overcome the existing disagreements in the country by peaceful means through a nationwide dialogue as soon as possible, …

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China-India Conflict is Far More Dangerous Than US-North Korea One

While the international media remains concerned to the point of being fixated on the US-DPRK (North Korea) stand-off, in terms of sheer firepower, the much more pressing stand-off between China and India holds the potential to be far more destructive. Indian Nuclear Weapons While the best intelligence about North Korea’s weapons delivery capabilities indicates that …

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Mission Unaccomplished: Moscow Says Time is Right for US to Leave Afghanistan

Russia believes that the time has come for the US to leave Afghanistan. The statement was made by Zamir Kabulov, the Russian Foreign Ministry's Director of the Second Asian Department in Afghanistan and a special envoy to Afghanistan, in an interview with Russian Izvestia daily. According to him, the country is turning into a global incubator of …

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Doklam Plateau As a Stage Of Global Standoff

In June 2017, Chinese effort to extend a road on the Doklam Plateau provoked a militarized confrontation as India rushed troops to the area in order to prevent the construction. On July 2, 2017, the head of the, the People’s Republic of China Ministry of Defense Center for International Security Cooperation Zhou Bo warned that …

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Hezbollah and Syrian Army Units Finishing Off Terrorists of Al-Nusra

It came unexpectedly, rapidly and with great force: on 21 July 2016, Hezbollah in Lebanon and the Syrian army from their side, in unison, attacked positions of the malevolent terrorist group, Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly known as Al-Nusra Front), in the mountainous province of Jroud Arsal in Bekaa Valley, on the border of two countries. …

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Multipolar Sanctions on North Korea: Sell-Out or Strategic?

A lot of people in the Alternative Media community were taken aback by Russia and China’s decision to go along with the US-led UNSC sanctions on North Korea, especially considering that it was undertaken in the context of the US recently passing more anti-Russian sanctions and even threatening to sanction China too, which has created …

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China Will Prevent US First Strike Against North Korean Regime

China will prevent the US and South Korea from carrying out strikes on North Korea and trying to overthrow the leadership there, but will remain neutral if Pyongyang launches missiles at American targets first, the state-run Global Times said. The warning, delivered through an editorial in the Chinese state-run newspaper on Thursday, comes as both …

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Korea Crisis: Trump ”Losing Control of His Rhetoric” But Without Any Plan for Attack

President Trump's threats against North Korea conceal the absence of any US intention to attack that country. All they do is play into Kim Jong-un's hands. Shortly after both the Chinese and the Russians expressed their growing exasperation at the war of words between Washington and Pyongyang – for which they are increasingly blaming Washington …

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