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Speeches and Statements

Annual address of President to Verkhovna Rada “On Internal and External Situation of Ukraine in 2016”

Fellow Ukrainians! Dear people’s deputies! Dear Ukrainian Government! First of all, I would like to congratulate everyone once again on the 25th anniversary of restoration of our state independence. Yes, it is true that the parliament is made up from the ruling faction and the opposition. This is the inviolable and important feature of democracy. But sometimes there are moments when one should forget at least for a second who

Iran’s Leader issues message on 2016 Hajj pilgrimage

(Saker note: note the *very* harsh words of Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei against the Saudi Wahabis) In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most MercifulAnd all praise belongs to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds, and Allah’s greetings be upon our Master, Muhammad (PBUH), and upon his Immaculate Household and chosen companions and upon those who follow them rightfully until the Day of Judgment. Muslim brethren and sisters

Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok Russia September 3rd, 2016

Vladimir Putin took part in the plenary session of the Eastern Economic Forum. This year, representatives of 35 countries applied to attend the forum. In total, delegations from 56 countries are taking part. September 3, 2016 08:20 Russky Island     Images from the Eastern Economic Forum   The Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) was established by a Presidential Executive Order in 2015 to promote the accelerated economic development of the Russian Far East and the expansion of international cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.

Statements of the Russian Ministry of Defense on a major readiness exercise

Statements of the Russian Ministry of Defense: Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu has declared the start of an unannounced combat readiness inspection of the Central, Southern and Western MD  troops. Upon the decision of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces, the troops of the Southern MD, separate formations and units of the Western and Central Military Districts, the Northern Fleet, the Aerospace Forces, the

STATEMENT BY THE FOREIGN MINISTRY OF RUSSIA on terror attacks in Crimea

STATEMENT BY THE FOREIGN MINISTRY OF RUSSIA August 11, 2016 Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has disrupted a plot to carry out terrorist attacks in the Republic of Crimea. The attacks, planned by the Ukrainian Defence Ministry’s Chief Intelligence Directorate, targeted critical infrastructure and facilities in Crimea. Russia’s intelligence services take the view that these planned acts of sabotage and terrorism were intended to destabilise the socio-political situation in the

Putin, Erdogan hold joint press conference in St. Petersburg (FULL VIDEO)

Putin, Erdogan hold joint press conference in St. Petersburg (FULL VIDEO)   Streamed live Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, are holding a joint news conference in St. Petersburg following their meeting. Items for discussion on the agenda were expected to include economic projects and the settlement of the Syrian crisis. Erdogan is on his first foreign visit since the attempted military coup in Turkey.

A hardcore Russian nationalist shares his opinion about Islam (very interesting!)

Let me begin by saying that I am not a big supporter of Konstantin Dushenov.  Without going into a long detailed discussion about this, let’s just say that I don’t consider myself a nationalist.  However, I will readily admit that Dushenov makes some excellent points and that I do agree with a lot of what he says.  This time, I decided to post his short commentary about Islam to show

James Clapper Director of National Intelligence: “US Intel is at war with Russia 7/24 365”

This is the full text of the panel at the Aspen Security Conference 2016 in which the Director Clapper admitted that the US Intel community is at war with Russia: MR. SCIUTTO: So, let’s turn that around, if Putin sees himself as fighting this sort of low level war, in your job do you look at yourself as at war to some degree with Russia? MR. CLAPPER: Well, that’s the

Reaction of Elena Isinbaeva, two-time Olympic gold medalist, a three-time World Champion and current world record holder

Reaction of Elena Isinbaeva, two-time Olympic gold medalist (2004 and 2008), a three-time World Champion (2005, 2007 and 2013), the current world record holder.  She has never been implicated in any doping scandal. Translation: All which an athlete had to do what to jump high enough, pass the test and compete.  Thank you for the funeral of track and field athletics.  This is motivated solely by political expediency.  All the

The Turkish Coup: For Russia From Turkey With Enough Love To Last Until The Great War

by Imran N. Hosein Turkish President Erdogan is, of course, quite correct that there was US (and hence NATO) involvement in the attempted coup against his government. He is also quite correct in his accusations against the Turkish Sufi Shaikh, Fathullah Gulen, accusing him of involvement in the coup. It would have been more honest of Erdogan, however, if he had also disclosed that he knew that the coup was

China’s President XI Jinping speech on the 95th anniversary of the Communist party of China [Updated]

XI Jinping: Russia and China may form an alliance before which NATO will be powerless Chinese President XI Jinping in his speech on Friday the 1st of July, noted the strategic need for an alliance between Russia and China, which he believes will determine the future world order. “The world is on the brink of radical changes. We see how the EU is gradually crumbling and the US economy is

President Vladimir Putin addressed Russian Federation ambassadors and permanent envoys

President Vladimir Putin addressed Russian Federation ambassadors and permanent envoys Vladimir Putin addressed the eighth meeting of Russian Federation ambassadors and permanent envoys at the Russian Foreign Ministry. June 30, 2016 Moscow   President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Colleagues, it is a pleasure to greet you all at this traditional gathering at the Foreign Ministry. Let me start by thanking the Foreign Ministry’s heads and staff and everyone working in our missions abroad for their professionalism and devotion to their work. I am sure that you will all continue to work in the same

An absolutely fascinating look into the mind of an Ukronazi

Note by the Saker: when “AB” send me a link with the subject heading “Outright Nazis” I was expecting some Ukronazi skinhead photos, or maybe a report about a Ukie death-squad.  Instead, I got an absolutely fascinating insight into not only the kind of delusional insanity which takes place in the minds of these Ukronazis, but also a look into the kind of propaganda which (US financed) Radio Liberty targets

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