America's international position is distinguished by its alliance networks. Presidential candidates decry today's dangerous world, yet the U.S. is allied with every major industrialized power, save China and Russia. It is a positionShow More Summary
Denis Lebedev demolished Victor Ramirez in a cruiserweight unification fight today in Russia. Denis Lebedev made quick work of Victor Ramirez this afternoon, scoring a second round stoppage win to unify the WBA and IBF cruiserweightShow More Summary
Almost anything that airs on the Kremlin-backed Russia Today makes for interesting fodder and Wednesday night was no different as former MSNBC host Ed Schultz lashed out at the “stupid” “mainstream media” for selling out to Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s claim that Bernie Sanders supporters incited “violence” at a Nevada convention last weekend.
Today's Cossacks are a far cry from their Czarist-era ancestors, the fierce horsemen with woollen papakha hats, sabres and horsewhips, best known as a buffer force on the borders of the Russian Empire. But revival communities of Russians...Show More Summary
Around 350 troops from six countries (US, UK, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, and Serbia) are taking part in a military drill entitled 'Platinum Eagle 16.1', which is scheduled to conclude today according to RT. The exercise comes less than...Show More Summary
Today's episode has thoughts on this past weekend's fights and the ongoing VADA saga in Russia. HEY! Mondays. Ugh, right? Haha. Garfield. Classic. Anyway, the podcast is here for today, being a Monday, and I've got thoughts on things! Things: The...Show More Summary
Kapustin Yar (known today as Znamensk) is one of the Soviet Union’s first rocket launch and missile development sites. The test ground was established on May 13, 1946, and to mark its 70th anniversary Russia’s Defense Ministry has declassified revealing photographs of the site that offer a peak inside the top secret military complex. Read more...
As many as three people are dead, 25 wounded, and 50 arrested after two rival groups of gravediggers got into a massive brawl in a Moscow cemetery on Saturday, according to Russian news agencies TASS and Russia Today. The fight was apparently over which group would control lucrative burial services in southwest ... More »
Today Russia stands for the immortal values of human civilization, including the Western one, The Saker writes.
Earlier today, the OPEC released its latest monthly forecast which echoed what the IEA said yesterday, as the organization which Roseneft CEO Sechin said has "practically stopped existing", said shrinking U.S. output and massive cuts...Show More Summary
Samsung today announced the launch of its stylish lifestyle band-Charm in Korea, Italy, France and Russia. Samsung Charm will be released in select markets very soon. Samsung charm is not an ordinary..
In a dramatic development for the global nuclear balance of power, yesterday we reported that starting today, the United States would launch its European missile defense system dubbed Aegis Ashore at a remote airbase in the town of Deveselu,...Show More Summary
We believe that the likelihood of a nuclear catastrophe is greater today than it was during the Cold War. In the Cold War our nation lived with the danger of a nuclear war starting by accident or by miscalculation. Indeed, the U.S. had...Show More Summary
The New York Times published a blistering exposé today, detailing how Russian Olympians engaged in a state-run doping program in order to win as many gold medals as possible during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. At least 15 medal winners were reportedly involved. Read more...
This post was co-authored by William J. Perry and Governor Jerry Brown We believe that the likelihood of a nuclear catastrophe is greater today than it was during the Cold War. In the Cold War our nation lived with the danger of a nuclear war starting by accident or by miscalculation. Show More Summary
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, host Brian Becker is joined by Zafar Bangash of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought to discuss the announcement by the U.S. and Russia that they are “re-doubling” their efforts to achieve peace in Syria, as well as the pledge to reinstate a country-wide ceasefire.
It used to be that global automakers thought Russia's car sales would top 4 million by 2020. Today, it's lucky to hit half that.
America’s international position is distinguished by its alliance networks. Presidential candidates fear today’s dangerous world, but the United States is allied with every major industrialized power, save China and Russia. It is a position...Show More Summary
Maybe it’s a little perverse of me, but today I’m going to celebrate a piece of good news about leopards and tigers: Russia has just opened its first roadway improvement designed to protect big cats, on its Siberian border with China. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
In 1939, an article entitled "Mourir pour Dantzig?" ("Why Die for Danzig?") argued that France should avoid war with Germany if the latter seized Poland. Today, the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, as well as Russia's belligerent foreign policy, leads us to ask similar questions. The post Defending The Liberal World Order appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.