Putin the Poisoner? More Doubts Over Attempts to Delegitimize Russia’s Leader

Putin the Poisoner? More Doubts Over Attempts to Delegitimize Russia’s Leader

Attempts to delegitimize President Putin by making him an international poisoner is tragedy elevated by its absurdity to the level of farce. It seems that ever since Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election of 2016 the western media and numerous politicians have been working especially hard to convince the world…

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! A Year of a Good Old Enemy!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! A Year of a Good Old Enemy!

St Petersburg, the Tsars’ seat and still the most civilised city, the culture capital of Russia, enjoys its wonderful Yuletide. Fluffy snow had covered the streets, decorated hills and seashore, softened the air, and turned this fascinating city into a fairy winter tale. Christmas trees adorn the city squares and private dwellings. The magnificent imperial…

The Rodchenkov Act Brings Russiagate Into the Sports Realm

The Rodchenkov Act Brings Russiagate Into the Sports Realm

Trump’s recent signing of the so-called Rodchenkov Act enabling the US to prosecute foreign athletes accused of doping amounts to the internationalization of the Russiagate conspiracy theory blaming the Eurasian Great Power for everything that goes wrong in the world. Trump’s recent signing of the so-called Rodchenkov Act enabling the US to prosecute foreign athletes…

How to Talk to Deep State Deniers

How to Talk to Deep State Deniers

Anti-Trump activists attempt to delegitimize any analysis of factionalism in the permanent military, intelligence, and diplomatic bureaucracies (“deep state”), which they outright deny has ever existed anywhere at any time in the history of the world, but this can be powerfully counteracted by sharing some ancient and contemporary historical examples which will force all but…