Why Eurasian Union is a Better Deal Than the European Union

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Translated from Russian by Kristina Kharlova “The European model is the Imperial model” Interview with Russian President’s adviser Sergey Glazyev Rustem Falyakhov  Sergey Glazyev  — Sergey, you took part in the St. Petersburg’s economic forum — what was most important? – The most important is the confirmation of the course for the openness of the […]

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أغسطس 14th, 2017

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US Starts Building ‘Maritime Operations Center’ in Ukraine

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American specialists have launched the construction of a maritime operations center at the Ochakiv Naval Base in Ukraine, the United States Navy reported on its website. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on July 25. “The Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1, have been in Ochakiv since April to establish contracts, obtain construction permits, and perform other […]

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أغسطس 14th, 2017

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How Former ‘Islamic State’ Militants Wind Up In Ukraine

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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) is, for most people, a symbol of ultimate evil. Formed around a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam, the “state” is widely recognized as a terrorist organization guilty of mass war crimes and ethnic cleansing. Fears of ISIS spreading are common throughout Europe. But ISIS may already have […]

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Russia looks to boost trade with India via North-South corridor

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Once carried out, the project of the International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC) will contribute to the economic partnership between Moscow and New Delhi as it tackles long distance, which has been holding these relations back, Amarendra Parida, the spokesman of the Indian Embassy in Russia, said Tuesday.  “We recognize that geography is a factor. Both […]

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أغسطس 10th, 2017

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Russia in Libya .. the new Settlement

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With the conflict in Libya proving to be hard to resolve through U.N. mediation, outside powers, including Russia, see an opportunity to facilitate the settlement of the crisis and serve their own interests by doing so. Libya has historically been one of Russia’s staunchest allies in the MENA region, leading to strong ties across domains […]

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أغسطس 10th, 2017

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Imperial Folly Brings Russia and Germany Together

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By Pepe Escobar The Empire of Whiners simply can’t get enough when it comes to huff, puff and pout as the Empire of Sanctions. With an Orwellian 99% majority that would delight the Kim dynasty in North Korea, the “representative democracy” Capitol Hill has bulldozed its latest House/Senate sanctions package, aimed mostly at Russia, but also targeting Iran and […]

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أغسطس 3rd, 2017

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Understanding the Chinese-Russian alliance

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ALEXANDER MERCOURIS The summit meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Putin in advance of the G20 meeting in Hamburg is the latest expression of the Chinese-Russian alliance which is reshaping the modern world. As my colleague Adam Garrie has rightly written, the meetings yesterday and today in Moscow between Presidents Xi Jinping […]

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Is America No Longer the Middle East’s Greatest Power?

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WHEN RUSSIA launched a dramatic military intervention in Syria in fall 2015, it stunned the world and announced its return to the Middle East. Its move also surprised American policymakers, who had not long before worked with Russia in an effort to rid Syria of its chemical weapons and expressed hope that such cooperation might […]

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مارس 3rd, 2017

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In photos – Russsian Special forces SSO in SYRIA

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 Russia against terrorists in Aleppo and Palmyra. In the Syrian Arab Republic is a test of the latest special tools, designed for reconnaissance, detection and destruction of the enemy: used infrared sights, thermal imagers, small reconnaissance drones, and even military robots. The whole experience of the Russian military-industrial complex and special training for tens of […]

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مارس 3rd, 2017

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Russia, Turkey: Cooperating to End Syrian Nightmare

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As a new round of Syria peace talks kicks off in Geneva, the Islamic State (IS) extremist group suffered a major defeat. Turkey’s military confirmed on February 24, that the Free Syrian Army (FSA) backed by Turkish military had captured Al Bab, a major stronghold of the Islamic State (IS) in northern Syria, following two and […]

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Slovenia Offers to Host Russia-US Summit

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On February 10, Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with President of Slovenia Borut Pahor, who was in Russia on an official visit. The leaders exchanged views on key regional and international issues and signed a host of documents to boost the cordial and mutually beneficial bilateral relations. Putin visited Slovenia in July to confer for hours in private with President Pahor. […]

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مارس 1st, 2017

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Russian Air Defense Systems Protect American Military

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The United Arab Emirates has deployed the AN/TPY-2 radar along with its THAAD battery operating near the coast. In 2011, the UAE became the first international customer to procure the advanced missile defense system designed to intercept short-range, medium-range, and some intermediate-range ballistic missiles from the United States. The initial contract included 48 missiles, 9 transporter erector launchers (TELs) and […]

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مارس 1st, 2017

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Syria Experience Spurs Great Progress in Modernization of Russian Military

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Syria has become a testing ground for Russia weapons. The opportunity is not missed. The lessons are taken into consideration to make the military more efficient. The Sukhoi Su-35, Su-30S, Su -30SM and Su-30 aircraft have been battle-tested and modernized. The Kh-101 and Kalibr cruise missiles launched from the Caspian Sea have delivered long-range high-precision strikes against terrorists in Syria. But it’s […]

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مارس 1st, 2017

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Russia: Workhorses Protecting Against Terrorist Threat

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Russian Su-24M and Su-25M aircraft have been recently deployed to Ayni Air Base, Tajikistan. The planes will hold exercises with the 20th infantry brigade stationed in that country in accordance with the bilateral agreement to last till 2042. This relocation appears to be a precautionary measure against the background of worsening situation in Afghanistan. Su-24M and Su-25M […]

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مارس 1st, 2017

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Russia – UAE Sign Breakthrough Military Deal

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed an outline agreement to buy Russian aircraft. It also plans to implement a joint project with Russia to develop a next-generation fighter that could enter service in seven or eight years. According to Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov, who led the Russian delegation at the IDEX 2017 exhibition, […]

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مارس 1st, 2017

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