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  • RUSSIA the peacekeepers: Putin's troops 'will not allow' Syria and Turkey to enter direct [tr]

    10/15/2019 8:22:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 49 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 15, 2019 | Chris Pleasance
    Russia has stationed troops between the Syrian army and Turkish forces in an attempt to prevent fresh clashes in northern Syria. Moscow said its soldiers are now patrolling land outside the flashpoint city of Manbij, which was taken over by Syrian government forces on Tuesday, to prevent an anticipated Turkish attack. Russia, which backs the Syrian government, said 'no one is interested' in fighting between Syrian government troops and Turkish forces and that Moscow 'is not going to allow it.'
  • A secret Russian assassination squad has proven 'they can get to anyone' in Europe (Tr)

    10/09/2019 11:02:10 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 30 replies
    BuSiness Insider ^ | October 9, 2019 | Mitch Prothero
    Full title: A secret Russian assassination squad has proven 'they can get to anyone' in Europe but there's just one problem — they're really sloppy about itRevelations of an alleged Russian intelligence operation to murder opponents and spread chaos across the European Union were met with a mix of wonder and derision in the intelligence community. Russia's decision to return to formalized violent operations in the West has "proven they can get to anyone," a source told Insider. But in many cases, the Russians' sloppy tradecraft has meant their "secret" operations are almost immediately noticed. Two current European intelligence officials...
  • Pelosi and Schiff are colluding with their puppetmaster Putin

    10/07/2019 9:41:21 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 6 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-07-19 | DrJohn
      Adam Schiff and Nancy Pelosi are Putin's puppets. Let's see why. For the last three years Donald Trump has been falsely under assault from he left. Why? The phony dossier and more. Russia-linked accounts were said to have spent a grand total of $4700 in Google ads in 2016 to influence the elections. NADLER: According to meda reports, Google found evidence that Russian agents spent thousands of dollars to purchase ads on its advertising platforms that span multiple Google products as part of the Russian agents’ campaign to interference in the election, two years ago. Additionally, Juniper Downs, head...
  • Impeachment inquiry so far – Trump's days are numbered and never underestimate Pelosi

    09/30/2019 3:05:23 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 30, 2019 | Mary Anne Marsh
    On the day Donald Trump stood before the United Nations advocating that the world embrace nationalism, Nancy Pelosi decided to protect our nation from Donald Trump. And that means Trump’s days in the White House are numbered. The past week revealed that Trump solicited foreign assistance from Ukraine for his 2020 election, hid the transcript of that request on a separate, highly secure computer system designed for national security purposes, and acknowledged that Russia interfered in the 2016 election and deemed it acceptable in a White House meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov....
  • Russia Says It Will Keep Source of Hole (and Air Leak) on Soyuz Secret— But NASA Wants to Know...

    09/22/2019 8:29:40 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    Live Science ^ | 2019-09-22T12:40:29Z | Elizabeth Howell - Contributor
    Amid reports that the Russians will keep the cause of an air leak discovered at the International Space Station in 2018 secret, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has promised to speak personally with the head of the Russian space agency. "They have not told me anything," Bridenstine said during a Houston energy conference question session Thursday (Sept. 19), according to the Houston Chronicle. But he emphasized that he wants to keep good relations with the Russians, one of the two chief partners on the orbiting complex. "I don't want to let one item set [the relationship] back, but it is clearly...

    09/14/2019 10:33:22 AM PDT · by rintintin · 70 replies
    JPost ^ | Sep 12 2019 | HERB KEINON
    The results of the Knesset election are very important to Moscow, and it hopes politicians will be elected who will maintain close ties with Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin said alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Sochi on Thursday. Netanyahu traveled to the Black Sea resort to meet the Russian leader – just five days before the election – in a move widely seen as an effort to woo elder Russian-speaking immigrants who form an important base of support for Avigdor Liberman’s Yisrael Beytenu party.
  • In Polish Ceremony Marking 80 Years Since WWII, the Poles Forgot One Thing

    09/03/2019 2:59:53 AM PDT · by NorseViking · 38 replies
    Haaretz ^ | September 2, 2019 | Ofer Aderet
    In events marking 80 years since Nazi invasion of Poland that started the war, genocide of Jews was swallowed up like it never happened. The right-wing nationalist government in Poland can celebrate a great victory. In the long war over the “culture of memory,” an objective it set for itself upon coming to power in 2015, the last bastion was conquered yesterday. After Israel’s recognition last year of the Polish narrative – which emphasizes the suffering of the Polish nation and minimizes its part in causing suffering to another nation – now Germany and the United States have also been...
  • US Natural Gas Will Soon Run the World

    08/03/2019 6:12:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/03/2019 | Todd Royal
    United States carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the power sector and the broader economy have declined 61 percent between 2006 and 2014, mainly from "switching from coal-to-gas-powered generation," according to the U.S. Department of Energy's Second Installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review, January 2017.  These environmentally sound numbers from higher use of natural gas can also be translated globally to help with pollution in countries such as China, India, and the entire continent of Africa. The U.S. now uses natural gas converted to liquid natural gas (LNG) from shale deposits in states such as Texas, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania to...
  • INF nuclear treaty: US pulls out of Cold War-era pact with Russia

    08/02/2019 7:41:33 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 12 replies
    BBC ^ | Aug 02, 2019
    The US has formally withdrawn from a key nuclear treaty with Russia, raising fears of a new arms race. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) was signed by US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987. It banned missiles with ranges between 500 and 5,500 km (310-3,400 miles). But earlier this year the US and Nato accused Russia of violating the pact by deploying a new type of cruise missile, which Moscow has denied. The Americans said they had evidence that Russia had deployed a number of 9M729 missiles - known to Nato as SSC-8. This accusation...
  • China is blaming the US for the Hong Kong protests. Can that really be true?

    08/02/2019 1:08:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | 08/02/2019 | Kristy Needham
    The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong Kong for two months. "As you all know, they are somehow the work of the US," Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a press conference in Beijing. Hua added that China would "never allow any foreign forces" to interfere in the semi-autonomous city, and warned that "those who play (with) fire will only get themselves burned." The comments are one of the most direct accusations Beijing has so far made of US interference in Hong Kong politics, and...
  • Donald Trump slaps new sanctions on Russia over chemical weapons use

    08/02/2019 12:51:43 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 8 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug 2, 2019 | Veronica Stracqualursi
    Trump told reporters Thursday that he had spoken with Russian President Vladimir Putin about ways to improve trade and wildfires blazing in Siberia. He made no mention of either the new sanctions or whether they came up during the phone call. President Donald Trump slapped new sanctions on Russia for its poisoning of an ex-spy in the United Kingdom in 2018...Trump, who signed the executive order Thursday, has been reluctant to impose sanctions against Russia in his efforts to improve relations between Washington and Moscow.
  • China Wants to Hit Back at Trump. Its Own Economy Stands in the Way.

    08/02/2019 10:55:54 AM PDT · by Innovative · 28 replies
    NY Times ^ | Aug. 2, 2019 | Alexandra Stevenson
    As China considers ways to retaliate against President Trump’s mounting tariffs, it has increasingly acknowledged that it must first address its main obstacle to punching back: its own slumping economy. Chinese officials have vowed to respond with measures of their own if Mr. Trump follows through on his threat to put 10 percent tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports a year. If Mr. Trump enacts the tariffs next month, as he said he would do on Thursday, the costs would rise for nearly everything China ships to the United States, from shoes to car parts to the latest gadgets....
  • U.S. pulls out of Soviet-era nuclear missile pact with Russia

    08/02/2019 7:11:37 AM PDT · by McQ444 · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | 08-02-19 | Steve Holland, Andrew Osborn
    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States formally withdrew from a landmark nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was in violation of the treaty, something the Kremlin has repeatedly denied. Washington signalled it would pull out of the arms control treaty six months ago unless Moscow stuck to the accord. Russia called the move a ploy to exit a pact the United States wanted to leave anyway in order to develop new missiles. The 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) was negotiated by then-U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • US pulls out of Reagan-era arms treaty, saying Russia 'made no efforts' to comply

    08/02/2019 3:26:13 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 02 2019 | Lukas Mikelionis
    A historic arms-control treaty signed three decades ago by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was scrapped after President Trump decided to withdraw Friday. The move to scrap the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty comes amid the administration’s assessment that Russia was in “material breach of the treaty” and made no effort to “come back into compliance” with the agreement, a senior White House official said. Russia was given a six-month period, in accordance with the treaty, as a “final opportunity to come back into compliance” with the agreement, but the government headed by President Vladimir Putin “has...
  • How Saddam’s ‘War of the Cities’ spawned Iran’s missile drive

    08/03/2019 5:20:49 AM PDT · by NorseViking · 8 replies
    The Arab Weekly ^ | March 25, 2018 | Ed Blanche
    Iran’s focus on building a powerful ballistic missile arsenal, which the Americans, Saudis and Israelis, among others, see as a major threat, has its origins in the 1980-88 war with Iraq in which major cities were subjected to merciless missile and air strikes in which thousands of civilians were killed or wounded. The so-called War of the Cities involved five periods of systematic and intense bombardments with missiles, aircraft and even long-range artillery from February 1984, when Saddam Hussein ordered indiscriminate attacks on 11 Iranian cities, through February 1987. The objective was to inflict large civilian casualties to demoralise the...
  • Far-Right Extremists Have Been Using Ukraine's War as a Training Ground. They're Returning Home.

    08/03/2019 4:35:28 AM PDT · by NorseViking · 43 replies
    Vice News ^ | July 31, 2019 | Tim Hume
    Five years on, Mikael Skillt still doesn't know exactly what made him leave his construction job and his girlfriend to fight in the war in Ukraine. “I’ve done tons of soul-searching, and the more I think about it, the less I know why I came,” the 43-year-old told VICE News. But an undeniable part of the draw was that Ukrainian ultranationalists, many with barely disguised neo-Nazi or white supremacist views, had been a driving force in the revolution. Skillt, at the time a notorious Swedish neo-Nazi with a 20-year history in the extreme-right scene, felt compelled to join their fight....
  • Ex-MSNBC host Ball rips former network over Russian hoax: ‘Maddow, you’ve got some explaining <tr>

    07/25/2019 11:10:30 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 24 2019 | Brian Flood
    Ex-MSNBC host Krystal Ball rips former network over Russian hoax: ‘Rachel Maddow, you’ve got some explaining to do’ Ex-MSNBC host Krystal Ball blasted her former network as “not journalism” and singled out "The Rachel Maddow Show" on Thursday for floating wild “Russian conspiracy theories” that blew up during former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's testimony. Mueller's testimony before two House committees Wednesday was largely considered a “disaster” for Democrats and opponents of President Trump despite MSNBC pushing the collusion narrative. Ball -- who now hosts The Hill newspaper's “Rising” -- said on her show she did not mean anything personal when...
  • MUST READ: Vladimir Putin Discusses Russian Interference in US Election and the Attempted Coup d’éta

    07/25/2019 9:46:13 PM PDT · by bitt · 23 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 7/22/2019 | Jim Hoft
    Russian President Vladimir Putin recently sat down for an interview with far left Hollywood producer Oliver Stone. The transcript for the interview was posted on the Kremlin website. Most of the liberal mainstream media is covering the part of the interview where Oliver Stone asked Putin to be the godfather of his daughter. The Democrat Pravda media is ignoring the rest. Robert Wenzel posted part of the transcript on his website. You can make up your own mind on this interview. But it really is amazing that he is more believable in this video than the liberal mainstream media has...
  • Putin Accuses Foes of 'Excessive Demonization' of Stalin in Oliver Stone interviews

    04/05/2018 9:03:03 AM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 31 replies
    RFE/RL ^ | 2017 | staff
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the "excessive demonization" of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin "is one means of attacking the Soviet Union and Russia." Putin made the comments in the last of four installments of a series of interviews that he gave to U.S. filmmaker Oliver Stone, which was aired on June 15, 2017. In the past, Putin has praised Stalin as an "effective manager," and Stalin's reputation in Russia has been growing steadily since Putin came to power in 2000. A poll in April by the independent Levada research center found that 25 percent of Russians consider Stalin's...
  • Putin to Oliver Stone: Obama Created a ‘Minefield’ for Trump

    06/16/2017 4:27:46 AM PDT · by markomalley · 88 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 6/16/17 | Zachary Leeman
    <p>“We did not hack the election at all,” said Russian President Vladimir Putin to “Snowden” director Oliver Stone in the fourth and final part of Showtime’s fascinating series, “The Putin Interviews.”</p> <p>The Russian leader was more fiery than ever in a conversation that took place in February of this year — after Donald Trump had been inaugurated and after conspiracy theories about Russia’s potential hacking of the presidential election became the favorite expression of upset over the election results among Democrats and the media.</p>