What is taking place today is a battle for global dominance, waged by major Western geopolitical players, and what is at stake here is the future of our planet, an anonymous US analyst who goes by the name 'The Saker' told Sputnik; as for Daesh, it is simply a weapon, he adds.
Change and Reform bloc chief MP Michel Aoun declared during an interview with Russia Today that was aired Monday on OTV that it is up to the March 8 coalition to decide whether or not to nominate Marada Movement leader MP Suleiman Franjieh for the presidency and not ( former PM Saad ) Hariri. “My […]
On Sunday, Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that Turkey has taken the body of a Russian warplane pilot to be delivered back to Russia. As reported by USA Today, the pilot died after his plane was shot down by Turkish fighter jets. Show More Summary
Russia's Sergey Lavrov is not one foreign minister known to mince his words. Just earlier today, 24 hours after a Russian plane was brought down by the country whose president three years ago said "a short-term border violation can never...Show More Summary
Earlier today, Russia announced that special forces were indeed able to rescue one of the two pilots that ejected from the Su-24 shot down by Turkish F-16s near the Syrian border on Tuesday. In the 36 or so hours since the incident, both Moscow and Ankara have been busy trying to “prove” their respective sides of the story. Show More Summary
Russia says its pilot received no warning before Turkey shot down one of its fighters on Tuesday. Turkey says it gave plenty of warning. Here's the New York Times today: A United States military spokesman, Col. Steven Warren, confirmed...Show More Summary
Only 12 people—all Americans—have put their boots on the Moon. Today, however, NASA has no plans to send humans back to our pockmarked satellite. Instead, its space pioneers will shoot... read more The post Russia and Europe Want a Moon Colony—Why Is NASA So Focused on Mars? appeared first on Singularity HUB.
The fallout from yesterday's shoot down continues. The Russian Defense Ministry threatened Turkey over the shoot down. However, today Russia has stated they will not be going to war with Turkey over the shoot down. All Russian airstrikes will have a fighter escort from now on. Show More Summary
Turkish F-16s shot down a Russian SU-24 figher jet today after the plane allegedly flew into Turkish airspace near the Syrian border—but Russia says its aircraft never left Syria, while president Vladimir Putin has called the attackShow More Summary
Russia had it coming. Turkish fighter jets today shot down a Russian Su-24 in what was allegedly a violation of its airspace. Russia promptly denied the transgression but Turkey remains adamant it only acted in self-defense -- and after giving multiple warnings. Show More Summary
The news is coming fast and furious out of Syria on Tuesday where, earlier today, Turkey decided to shoot down a Russian Su-24 which Ankara says violated its airspace while conducting operations near the border. Russia says the fighter...Show More Summary
Earlier today the Moscow City Court ordered the local Church of Scientology to set up a commission to liquidate in six months. According to AP, Russia's Justice Ministry successfully argued that the term "Scientology" is "trademarked and thus cannot be considered a religious organization covered by the constitution's freedom-of-religion clause."
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Turkey’s government is very unhappy today about developments in Syria. President Obama’s special envoy, Brett McGurk, said Sunday that the some 50 men…
Well, well, well. Look who came by for their season 2 fitting. Why, it’s none other than Alex Mallari Jr. (Dark Matter’s FOUR), back from a multi-month working vacation in Russia…which might explain the shoes (provided he didn’t steal them from the costume beside him). Also in for a fitting following an equally busy hiatus was […]
Kafr Nabudah being bombarded. Supposedly this was done by the Russians and with cluster munitions. The Russians hit a total of 138 targets today. The Russians also used their strategic bombers again today. Russia did use its 'new' Kh-101 cruise missiles in Syria. Show More Summary
According to the Republican Right, Russia is the same bogeyman today that the Soviet Union was in the 1950s. In their view, the world in 2015 is pretty much the same as it was back then - Mr. Putin is Mr. Stalin, the U.S. is the sole...Show More Summary
Today we go back in time and lift the cover of Soviet Russia’s personal computer advertisements, the latest in personalized art, and get ready to Get Schwiftty with a super rad remix of the […]
American political drama television series "Madam Secretary" is going to go on a different direction in their next episode as they take a break from the ISIS and Russia storylines. According to Christian Today, episode 7 will have the characters turn their focus on renewing relations with Cuba.
Authored by The Saker, Interesting stuff today. A major Russian TV channel just aired a report about Putin meeting with his top military commanders. I don’t have the time to translate what Putin said word for word, but basically he said...Show More Summary
So as we’ve told you before, 100 Quebec cities and towns dump their sewage, untreated, right into streams and rivers. It’s so gross, it’s making international news. Everyone from Vladimir Putin’s state-run news agency, Russia Today, to Erin Brockovich (the Kardashian of environmentalists) is shaming us. But here’s my news today: A carrot plant in Hillaton, […]