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‘Putin’s Russia’ didn’t create the Ku Klux Klan
We need to have a conversation about Twitter threads. Especially examples where pseudo-'Russia experts' try to connect Moscow to every problem facing the United States (and the wider world). Because if you believe some of these clowns, before Vladimir Putin arrived on the political scene there was no Ku Klux Klan, no Nazis and n [...]
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Media hyping North Korea threat to sell the public on another war
It’s not every day that you’ll hear a news anchor be so upfront about the media’s worst proclivities — but last week, NBC anchor Brian Williams told a panel of guests that the media’s job was to “scare people to death” about North Korea. Keep in mind that Williams is the same anchor who was widely ridiculed for w [...]
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‘UK’s main growth industry: Brutalizing world’s poorest with hi-tech military equipment’
The UK is investing in F-35 fighter jets, part of a massive £160 billion program to re-equip the British military. It comes in the midst of painful austerity when there is no money for anything else, says political analyst Dan Glazebrook. The UK's plan to purchase F-35 fighter jets has MPs debating the increasing costs. &nbs [...]
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Crimean officials say Ukraine blockade attempts have failed
Senior Crimean officials have said that despite the attempts of Ukrainian authorities to isolate the peninsular and damage its tourist-oriented economy, the flow of visitors has remained constant with many of them coming from Ukraine. “An attempt to impose a ‘tourist blockade’ of Crimea has drowned in the thousands-strong [...]
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Russia cutting dependence on US dollar – economy minister
The Russian government is taking steps to reduce the value of transactions using the American currency in the country, according to Economic Development Minister Maksim Oreshkin. “There is a big trend toward the de-dollarization of the Russian economy.  [...]
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The Possibility of Reason: Oliver Stone Blasts US Media Bias
Famous film director Oliver Stone berated US media for its apparently biased view of Russia and its leader, President Vladimir Putin, at a film festival in Sarajevo. During a Q&A session at the Sarajevo Film Festival, acclaimed American film director Oliver Stone said that US media outlets like The Washington Post, The New [...]
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Eyes Wide Shut: How US, UK-Made Toxic Agents Ended Up in Hands of Terrorists
The discovery of toxic agents manufactured by US and UK companies in the territories liberated from terrorists has once again revealed the hypocrisy of the US-led coalition, Ammar Waqqaf, a Middle East expert told Radio Sputnik, adding that it is not the first time jihadists have been spotted using poisonous substances in Syria. [...]
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North Korean Crisis Reveals Biggest Rift in US-EU Relations Since WWII
Previously obedient European allies of Washington have openly criticized Donald Trump's policy toward North Korea, political commentator Rostislav Ishchenko writes, adding that for the first time since the Second World War "the West" is split over the issue of war and peace. Washington's ramping up of the war of words with [...]
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Yanukovych’s “Trial” in Ukraine: a Coup That Doesn’t Let to Forget Itself
A British writer and journalist Edward Lucas, one of the pioneers of the theory presenting Russia as an existential threat to the US and the European Union, several years ago coined the term of “whataboutism.” The term is supposed to denote the inclination of Russian media to question the moral ground of Western accusati [...]
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Military Solution to N Korean Problem to Have ‘Terrible Consequences’ – Berlin
The German government reiterated German Chancellor Angela Merkel's call for a diplomatic and political solution to the crisis on the Korean Peninsula. The German government believes that a military solution to the North Korean issue will have terrible consequences, spokesman Steffan Seibert said. [...]
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Eurasian Economic Union Expects to Sign Free Trade Deal With Iran This Year
A temporary agreement on establishing a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran may be signed in 2017, Chairman of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Board Tigran Sargsyan said Monday. [...]
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Trump ‘Hasn’t Done Anything’ in Terms of Upgrading US Nuclear Capabilities
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump wrote via Twitter that the US nuclear arsenal was stronger and more powerful than ever before. The statement has come amid the ever-growing tensions between the United States and North Korea. Answering the question of whether Trump has been able to increase and upgrade the US nuclear ars [...]
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China Shows Readiness to ‘Punish Anyone’ Who Destabilizes Korean Peninsula
China "will stay neutral" if North Korea launches missiles threatening the United States, according to an op-ed in the influential Chinese newspaper Global Times. At the same time, Beijing will respond if the US and South Korea strike first and try to overthrow the North Korean regime. [...]
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‘No US warplanes over Syria’: Congress & Pentagon hit with 68k petition signatures
A CIA whistleblower and ex-Marine Corps captain are among the outspoken leaders of a campaign to stop the US bombing of Syria before a “nuclear apocalypse” erupts out of the conflict with Russia. The National Press Club in Washington, DC on Tuesday hosted a conference of five speakers opposed, morally and legally, to US inte [...]
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US ready to use ‘full range of military capabilities’ against N. Korea – top officer
The United States is ready to use the "full range" of its capabilities if provoked by North Korea, the country's top military officer said, noting that Washington is still hoping for a "peaceful resolution" to the crisis. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, made clear on Monday that Washingto [...]
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Why Expulsion of US Diplomats From Russia Caught Washington Off Guard
Washington has once again misread Moscow, not expecting that a series of anti-Russia measures adopted under the Obama and Trump administration would result in the large-scale expulsion of US diplomats from Russia, Pavel Salin, the director of the Center for Political Studies at Moscow's Financial University, told Radio Sputnik. [...]
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‘Excited at the Prospect’: UK Used Iraq’s Invasion of Kuwait to Boost Arms Sales
The UK government saw Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait as an "unparalleled opportunity” to hawk military wares to international customers, particularly the Gulf states, declassified documents reveal. An arms trade researcher has told Sputnik their efforts created strong bonds between the UK and repressive regional powers that en [...]
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