We are witnessing an assault by the national security state and its liberal media on a President of the United States that is unprecedented.
The Russian government has offered the presstitute media a transcript of the meeting, but, of course, the pressitutes are not interested.
What we are witnessing is the determination of the national security state to keep their prized “Russian Threat” in its assigned role as the Number One Threat to the US. The liberal media, owned by the CIA since the 1950s is in accord with this goal. Continue reading
ASTANA (Sputnik) — Moscow hopes that Iran’s Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) membership process would be launched in June, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday. Continue reading
Having listened stoically for the past two months to accusations without evidence that Moscow “hacked the US election”, and that Hillary’s loss was indirectly due to Putin’s alleged meddling, which resulted in Obama’s expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats, on Wednesday Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov finally snapped, and lashed out at the ongoing US election scapegoating fiasco, saying that leaders and top officials from the UK, Germany, and France have “grossly interfered” in US internal affairs, “campaigned” for Hillary Clinton, and openly “demonized” Donald Trump.
Unlike US accusations of Russian interference, at least Lavrov’s claim can be substantiated with a simple google search of news event in mid to late 2016. Continue reading
- “The aim of the Euphrates Shield Operation [in northern Syria] is not any country or person, but only terrorist organizations,” Erdogan said Thursday, as quoted by the Hurryiet Daily News.
- “No one should doubt this issue that we have uttered over and over, and no one should comment on it in another fashion or try to derail it,” he added.
- The latest comments come in contrast to remarks Erdogan made on Tuesday, when he said Turkey’s operation in Syria, launched in late August, aimed “to end the rule of the tyrant [Syrian President] al-Assad who terrorizes with state terror.”
- This drew surprise from Russia, which asked for clarification of the remarks.
TOKYO — On Sept. 28, when OPEC made a surprise agreement to cut oil production, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had a heated phone conversation with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov. A cease-fire in Syria brokered by the U.S. and Russia was on the brink of collapse. Kerry and Lavrov would continue to talk during the following two days but in the end failed to keep the truce alive.
On Oct. 3, the U.S. government proclaimed bilateral peace talks regarding Syria dead.Just like that, Russia has emerged as the decisive force in two situations reshaping Middle East politics — the Syrian civil war and oil prices.
Following Russia’s decree to end their joint nuclear deweaponization program with the US, the US State Department announced Monday that Washington has suspended bilateral contact with Moscow.
(VERO BEACH, FL) America has “suspended” bilateral contacts with Russia over the Syrian crisis, the US State Department said.
The military provocations between NATO and Russia reached a new post-cold war high yesterday when Poland became the host to the largest joint NATO war game in eastern Europe since the end of the cold war. The purpose of the massive drill, according to the Guardian, is for NATO “partner countries to mount a display of strength as a response to concerns about Russia’s assertiveness and actions.” The 10-day military exercise dubbed Anaconda-2016, involves 31,000 troops and thousands of vehicles from 24 countries.
The massive war games also play well with the current right-wing government in Warsaw which frequently argues that NATO must permanently deploy troops in eastern Europe to deter what the bloc keeps calling “Russian assertiveness.” Continue reading
MOSCOW, Russia — The leader of the main Syrian opposition group says after talks in Moscow that Russia isn’t committed keeping Syrian President Bashar Assad in power. Continue reading
A 2009 article with relevancy for today:
What was the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the 20th century?
The catalog of contenders runs long—but the answer is clear to Vladimir Putin. Russia’s strongman believes the “greatest geopolitical catastrophe” of the 20th century was the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.
The significance of that telling revelation is hard to overstate. That statement, made in his state of the union address in April 2005, provides an invaluable glimpse into the mind of the man who runs Russia. It lies at the core of current international relations, and it gives much-needed clarity and simplicity to the sometimes confusing and contradictory movements of Russia—the nation Winston Churchill identified as a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
Putin’s statement furnishes a key to understanding Russia!
Progress made on Iran’s nuclear program is significant as not being under the UN Security Council sanctions is the criterion of SCO membership
MOSCOW, May 18 /TASS/. The forthcoming summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) due in Ufa, the capital of Russia’s Bashkortostan Republic, may outline new perspectives for Iran’s membership of this regional organization as progress is being made on Iran’s nuclear program, problems linked to Iran’s nuclear program are being settled, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta published on the daily’s website on Monday. Continue reading
MOSCOW, April 22. /TASS/. The supplies of Russian S-300 missile systems to Iran are not breaking the balance of powers in the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday.
“As a result of the supplies of S-300 to Iran, those who still want to launch a strike against Iran will probably think at least twice before doing that,” Lavrov said in an interview with three radio stations, Ekho Moskvy, Sputnik and Govorit Moskva. Continue reading
A world is moving on and pushing America out of the picture.
Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi met in Beijing on Jan. 2 for the 13th Russia-India-China (RIC) summit to discuss how, as three countries with major influence on global affairs and with emerging domestic markets, they can work together to ensure global and regional peace and stability as well as pushing forward global economic growth.
From his 2012 presidential campaign onwards, Putin has tied his ambitions for Russia’s economy to the Russian Far East’s trade with China and the Asia-Pacific region. Relations between China and Delhi, which have at times been subject to tensions over ongoing territorial disputes, have also matured to enable mutual respect, despite the Indian press’s continuing reports on movements of both countries’ armies in northern Tibet and Indian-controlled Ladakh. Continue reading
Russia and India added their voices on Monday to China’s call for a new world order and endorsed Beijing’s plans to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war.
The foreign ministers of the three nations met in the capital for talks just a week after US President Barack Obama made a high-profile trip to India.
And the author is right. Lavrov does ‘get it’: The Obama administration is drunk on power and listens to no one but their own inner circle.
Therefore, it’s no shock when the Russian military is sending out more bomber patrols and incursions around the globe, among many other hints, for example. If the White House won’t listen, then they have no choice but to scare the pants off the Pentagon and U.S. military circles with hints of war in hopes they will listen, and in turn force the American intelligence community to hammer the Obama administration into listening, and maybe do something in America’s favor for once. If the Pentagon can’t get through to Obama administration, then no one else will. What’s more alarming, and another story, is that Obama has decimated and purged the U.S. military intentionally, so one can one only wonder what’s left in the military leadership that has any sense left.
When the point of no return in Russia’s perspective has been reached and the Obama administration continues to pay no mind, and only the Russians would know when, then the U.S. is in grave danger.
Make no mistake, the U.S. is a far better place than Russia will ever be, but it’s irreparably throwing the greatest nation in world history away along with its admiration. This isn’t about bashing America, but coming to the pragmatic realization of what it’s doing to itself.
One disconcerting thing I have noticed amongst some “liberty-minded” people I follow, is a knee-jerk tendency to pick a side in this affair. When it comes to powerful men running centralized nation-states with nuclear weapons, there are no church boys involved. I have noticed a desire to defend Russia every step of the way in what appears to be a simple-minded emotional reflex birthed in justifiable disgust with what they see happening in their home nations (the U.S. and UK in particular).
This behavior has always made me uncomfortable, and reminds me very much of how people get upset with one fake political party and then vote for the other guy simply because they are not a Democrat or a Republican. The best choice is to accept they are both useless and not vigorously defend either party. I take the same tact when it comes to battles between nation-states. Just because I am disgusted and horrified with what is happening in these United States, doesn’t mean I need to slavishly defend Russia, Vladimir Putin or pick any sides in a conflict in which the primary losers will always be powerless civilians. Continue reading