Two South Africans have made it into the respected Sunday Times Rich List released on Sunday, with Ukrainian businessman Len Blavatnik taking the top spot with a personal wealth of £13.17bn (R240bn).
South-African born Swazi business mogul Nathan Kirsh claimed … Read the rest
Murdered opposition figure Boris Nemtsov apparently liked to accuse Putin of things he himself was busy with.
“Russia is rapidly becoming a colony of China. Russia is losing sovereignty. This is the main point of modern foreign policy of the … Read the rest
This week I was invited to address an important conference of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Scholars from Russia and from around the world, Russian government officials, and the Russian people seek an answer as to why Washington … Read the rest
The federal government has admitted that national and international companies in Ukraine benefit from EU subsidies and loans. Fertile lands in Ukraine are being transferred to Ukrainian oligarchs and international seed companies, and in return the Kiev government receives international … Read the rest
The President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman said not everyone being called political prisoners had this status.
President Miloš Zeman has responded in a rather unusual way to the call of the son of civil rights activist Natalya Gorbanevskaya … Read the rest
Like government leaders everywhere, Russia’s Vladimir Putin often lies. But when he tells an uncomfortable truth, few people in the US or Europe bother to listen. Take what he said about Ukraine back in 2007, when Time magazine interviewed him … Read the rest
A private military company will be in charge of suppressing protest movements in Eastern Ukraine, said a source in the country’s Security Service. According to him, the name of the company is Greystone Limited.
According to a source cited by … Read the rest
By Dmitri Menin.
It has long been known that revolutions are carried out by romantics, and their fruits harvested by cynics. But Ukraine has now put them all to shame with the unbelievable speed with which it has rushed from … Read the rest