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Russia without SWIFT

by Kakaouskia for the Saker blog Greetings to the Saker community and readers. For some time now, US and its vassal states and Russia are engaged in an economic war. The first salvo was when VISA and MasterCard – which are ...

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PetroYuan gold

The petro-yuan bombshell

by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with the Asia Times by special agreement with the author) The new 55-page “America First” National Security Strategy  (NSS), drafted over the course of 2017, defines Russia and China as “revisionist” powers, “rivals”, and for all practical purposes strategic competitors of ...

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cia in syria

Did the CIA stop a bloodbath in Saint Petersburg?

(Here is the original report, for my evaluation, please see Saker’s below RT reports: The Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart Donald Trump for help in preventing a terrorist attack in St. Petersburg. Data provided by the ...

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putin

Just In: ‘Yes, I will’ – Putin Announces Decision to Take Part in Russia’s 2018 Presidential Election

Russia’s incumbent president has declared his intention to seek re-election for a second consecutive term in the country’s upcoming 2018 election. “I will be proposing my candidacy for the position of president of the Russian Federation,” Vladimir Putin said on ...

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From the Caucasus to the Balkans, China’s Silk Roads are rising

by Pepe Escobar of the Asia Times (cross-posted by special agreement with the author) With its focus on Central Asia and Eastern Europe, the Belt and Road Initiative can be seen as fulfilling a strategy of challenging the West that can be ...

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iran

Progress report on the US-Russian war

(This article was written for the Unz Review) I am often asked if the US and Russia will go to war with each other. I always reply that they are already at war. Not a war like WWII, but a war ...

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Joint statement by Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey

President of The Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani, President of The Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and President of The Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gathered in Sochi on November 22, 2017, for а tripartite meeting, reaffirmed their determination ...

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putin trump

Statement by the Presidents of the Russian Federation and the United States of America

President Trump and President Putin today, meeting on the margins of the APEC conference in Danang, Vietnam, confirmed their determination to defeat ISIS in Syria. They expressed their satisfaction with successful US-Russia enhanced de-confliction efforts between US and Russian military professionals that have dramatically accelerated ISIS’s losses on the battlefield in recent ...

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Russian Weapons

Debunking two American myths

This article was written for the Unz Review There are two myths which are deeply imprinted in the minds of most US Americans which are extremely dangerous and which can result in a war with Russia. The first myth is the ...

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Margarita Simonyan

2nd part MUST SEE interview of Margarita Simonyan on Russian TV

Again, words fail me to adequately express my gratitude to Eugenia for translating, subtitling and uploading these videos! The Saker Original links: Part I: https://rutube.ru/video/35f47363af9ce3fd35be7126d3e225ee/ Part II: https://rutube.ru/video/cefd5544d2b1c9e10c2b6ea57a0f3878/  Note: these videos often load slowly, but then play well.

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