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putin

The world according to Vladimir Putin

Russian president, in Sochi, lays down the law in favor of conservatism – says the woke West is in decline By Pepe Escobar, posted with permission and first posted at Asia Times The plenary session is the traditional highlight of the annual, ...

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covid 19

Pandemic: Political and economic consequences underneath a false flagged health banner

by Apogee for the Saker Blog This article discusses the political and economic consequences underneath the false flagged health banner while some rake in the cash. Starting with a segment of the west, the article moves to compare and contrast ...

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Biden

Has the US begun its “great retreat”?

[This column was written for the Unz Review] I have to begin this column by admitting that “Biden” (note: when in quotation marks, I refer to the “collective Biden”, not the clearly senile man) surprised me: it appears that my personal ...

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checkmate fighter

Checkmate fighter puts Russia ahead of the game

by Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times The annual MAKS aerospace show kicked off its 2021 installment at Zhukovsky Airport outside Moscow – not with a bang, but with multiple bangs. MAKS – whose name is an ...

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Nord stream

The Empire is throwing in the towel on North Stream 2

This was expected for quite a while now, but nonetheless, this is huge news: the Biden Admin has given up on US plans to prevent the NS2 from being completed.  Not only that but, apparently, Blinken wants the Ukies to stop bitching ...

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Will the Russians sink a British ship the next time around?

[This analysis was written for the Unz Review] To begin, let’s recap what just happened in the Crimean waters. First, the HMS Defender deliberately entered the Russian waters under the pretext that the Brits don’t recognize what they call the “annexation” ...

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cancel culture

Brave New Cancel Culture World

If we need a date when the West started to go seriously wrong, let’s start with Rome in the early 5th century By Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times In 2020, we saw the enshrinement of techno-feudalism ...

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U.S Russian flag

Biden Set To Meet “killer” Putin On Neutral Ground

During a telephone conversation with Vladimir Putin, US President Joe Biden invited his Russian counterpart to meet in the coming months in a “third country” to discuss the full range of issues in relations between the two states. “They discussed ...

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RUssia

Russia conducts full-spectrum rehearsals for war

Dear friends, This is going to be the last, tenth, open thread on the topic of the escalation in the eastern Ukraine (unless, of course, the attack actually happens, at which point I will probably reopen an open thread again). ...

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Should Russia repeat the 08.08.08 war in the Donbass?

You know the expression, “better a bad peace than a good war“.  This surely sounds true and common sense seems to support this.  But, as with many slogans, it all depends on the meaning of words. For one thing, Russia has ...

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