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December 26th, 2017 - 12:22 am § in Misc., Russia

The Art of The Potter’s Wheel

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November 28th, 2016 - 1:09 am § in Misc., Russia

Being Black in Putin’s Russia

Black skin remains extremely rare in Russia. One estimate says that there are between 40,000 and 70,000 Russians of full or mixed-African heritage. Kevin O’Flynn, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty  Image 1: “African-Russians activists demonstrate in a march against racism in the Volga city of Niz[...]

November 14th, 2016 - 6:08 pm § in Misc., Russia

MiG Crashes Off of Russia’s Antique Aircraft Carrier

A Russian MiG-29k jet just crashed during its debut off the Syrian coast The jet crashed in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to land on Russia’s sole aircraft carrier, the Russian Ministry of Defense said Monday in a statement. As Russia’s lone aircraft carrier and the Russian navy’s flagshi[...]

November 12th, 2016 - 1:19 am § in Misc., Russia

The Incorporation of Russia and China

Putin Proposes State Corporate Structure Modeled After China After Vladimir Putin hinted at his September 5 Bloomberg interview that he might not run for presidency in 2018 and suggested that the next leader should be “fairly young” but “mature” [Note 1], pundits are now guessing his success[...]

November 9th, 2016 - 11:05 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc., Russia

Fascists Across World Celebrate Trump, Russia Admits It has Worked With Trump

The horror over Trump is that he is part of movementd we have seen before.  The movement, called fascism under Mussolini and populism uder Hugo Chavez, is misunderstood because of Hitler’s version that conflated racism with state corporatism and nationalism.  Mussolini’s fascism, the o[...]

October 11th, 2016 - 12:38 am § in Misc., Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Russian jets resume heavy bombing of Aleppo: Navy to create permanent base

Russian jets resumed heavy bombing of rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Tuesday after several days of relative calm, a rebel official and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. Air strikes mostly hit the Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood, Zakaria Malhifji of the Aleppo-bas[...]

October 8th, 2016 - 11:27 pm § in Misc., Russia

While Russia threatens war with the US, The Venezuela’s prize for peace and sovereignty goes to … Vladimir Putin

Masuro: ”I’ve decided to create the Hugo Chavez prize for peace and the sovereignty to Vladimir Putin.  “I think President Vladimir Putin deserves this Hugo Chavez award,” He went on to describe Putin as a “fighter for peace.” http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/08[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 2:00 am § in Misc., Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Russia Threatens War With The US!

‘S-300, S-400 air defenses in place’: Russian MoD warns US-led coalition not to strike Syrian army Russia’s Defense Ministry has cautioned the US-led coalition of carrying out airstrikes on Syrian army positions, adding in Syria there are numerous S-300 and S-400 air defense systems up and run[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 12:20 am § in Misc., Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Duterte Breaks Off Military Cooperation with US

PHILIPPINES TELLS US NO JOINT PATROLS IN SOUTH CHINA SEA SAN ANTONIO, Philippines (AP) – The Philippine defense chief said Friday that he told the U.S. military that plans for joint patrols and naval exercises in the disputed South China Sea have been put on hold, the first concrete break in d[...]

October 4th, 2016 - 8:35 am § in Misc., Russia

Trumpism: Russia

82% of Russians approve of Putin’s performance – poll shows Over 80 percent of Russians say that they are satisfied with President Vladimir Putin’s work, and about 50 percent approve of the general course of the nation’s development, according to the independent research center Levada.[...]