Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has opened an account on the social network website Twitter.
His opening tweet was: “Can you hear me now?”
In his profile, Mr Snowden says he “used to work for the government. Now I … Read the rest
Washington’s IQ follows the Fed’s interest rate — it is negative. Washington is a black hole into which all sanity is sucked out of government deliberations.
Washington’s failures are everywhere visible. We can see the failures in Washington’s wars and … Read the rest
The export of the so-called democratic revolutions continues, as the international community fails to learn from mistakes, which have already been made, Russian President Vladimir Putin said addressing the UNGA.
He cited the example of the revolutions in the Middle … Read the rest
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi became the most prominent Western politician to visit Russian-annexed Crimea when he strolled beside the Black Sea on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Western visitors have been rare since Russia seized Crimea from … Read the rest
Poland’s conservative president on Tuesday slammed a deal between Russia’s Gazprom energy giant and several leading Western firms to build a second gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea, saying it ignores Polish interests.
“Considering that an agreement was concluded on … Read the rest
As Europe’s migrant crisis grows far and wide, many Russian media are recalling the late Libyan leader Muamar Gaddafi’s gloom prophecy made several months before his violent death. “Now listen you, people of NATO. You’re bombing a wall which stood … Read the rest
The government of Russia has announced a sweeping new policy commemorating the victims of past repressions during the era of the Soviet Union.
Not that you’ll hear about in the Western press which will continue to insist Putin sees Stalin … Read the rest
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov prompted a wave of social media buzz this week after being filmed swearing under his breath during a press conference in Moscow with his Saudi counterpart.
Lavrov and Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubier met Tuesday to … Read the rest
Russia and NATO are actively preparing for war with one another amid the greatest build up of military tension in Europe since the end of the Cold War, a new report says.
Rival exercises by the Russian armed forces and … Read the rest
It has been 70 years since the United States became the only nation in history that deployed two nuclear weapons against civilian populations.
On August 6, 1945, a B-29 known as the Enola Gay took off from Tinian island, north … Read the rest
Nearly three decades after US President Ronald Reagan issued his much-celebrated challenge to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall, some Eastern European countries have once again begun floating the idea of building up walls in Europe, … Read the rest
Investigators say they believe the same Russian hackers that carried out attacks on the White House and State Department last year and the attempted penetration of the Pentagon last month were responsible for a major cyberattack that shut down the … Read the rest
South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh set a world record for the men’s 50 metres breaststroke in the qualifying heats at the world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia on Tuesday.
The defending champion’s time of 26.62 seconds broke his previous … Read the rest
A group of Italian MPs announced plans to travel to Crimea less than a week after a delegation of French lawmakers visited the Black Sea peninsula late last week.
When will we see a delegation of US lawmakers take a … Read the rest