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Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine Black Sea Military Crisis: On The Brink Of War

On November 25, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) Border Service was forced to open fire on and damage Ukrainian warships, which were carrying out hostile actions and advancing in Russian territorial waters in the Black Sea off Crimea. After ...

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Al Jazeera Drops Video Showing Work Of Russian Military Advisers In Central African Republic

Al Jazeera has got access to Russian military instructors on the ground in the Central African Republic (CAR). Russia dispatched its advisers in the country upon request from CAR President Faustin-Archange Touadéra and with approval from the United Nations. Western ...

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russia

Cold War II: Russia hasn’t gotten involved yet but is already winning.

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putin

Decoding the hypersonic Putin on a day of remembrance

Sitting alongside French President Macron during the 100th anniversary to commemorate the end of World War I, Putin and Trump stole the show in Paris by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with The Asia Times by special agreement with the author) The Elysee ...

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Multipolar World

The Meaning of a Multipolar World

by Eric Zuesse for Ooduarere.com Right now, we live in a monopolar world. Here is how U.S. President Barack Obama proudly, even imperially, described it when delivering the Commencement address to America’s future generals, at West Point Military Academy, on 28 ...

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S 300 Syria

S-300 in Syria – a preliminary assessment

[This article was written for the Unz Review] We now know a little more about which version of the S-300 family the Russians have delivered to the Syrians: the Russians have converted a number of S-300PM and S-300P2 systems to the ...

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Who profits from the end of the mid-range nuclear treaty?

by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with The Asia Times by special agreement with the author) The US move to shelve the Intermediate-range Nuclear-Forces treaty could accelerate the demise of the whole post-WWII Western alliance, and herald a bad remix of the 1930s ...

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Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s Interview with Euronews

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with Euronews, Moscow, October 16, 2018 Question: The issue of Russia’s financial contribution to the Council of Europe has long been on the agenda after Russia’s voting right was suspended. How important is the Council of ...

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The Empire splits the Orthodox world – possible consequences

[This analysis was written for the Unz Review] In previous articles about this topic I have tried to set the context and explain why most Orthodox Churches are still used as pawns in purely political machinations and how the most commentators who discuss these issues ...

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g20

Welcome to the G-20 from Hell’

World leaders wrestle with a maelstrom of complex, burning issues as they prepare for November 30 summit by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with the Asia Times by special agreement with the author) The G-20 in Buenos Aires on November 30 could set ...

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