Speeches, Statements and Interviews

Russian Federation Federal Law “On measures (countermeasures) to unfriendly actions of United States of America and other foreign States)”

translation by Miles for the Saker blog R U S S I A N F E D E R A T I O N FEDERAL LAW On measures (countermeasures) to unfriendly actions of United States of America and other foreign States) Adopted by State Duma on 22 May 2018 Approved by Federation Council on 30 May 2018 Article 1. Objective and scope of application of this federal law 1. Objective

Presidential Decree On national objectives and strategic tasks of Russian Federation’s development in the period up to 2024

translation by Miles for the Saker Blog P R E S I D E N T OF R U S S I A N F E D E R A T I O N DECREE № 204 Signed 07 May 2018 On national objectives and strategic tasks of Russian Federation’s development in the period up to 2024 To facilitate breakthrough scientific, technological and socio-economic development of Russian Federation, increase of

Hassan Nasrallah: Trump, Netanyahu and Bin Salman want to liquidate the Palestinian cause

Speech of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on May 14, 2018, commemorating the second anniversary of the death of Hezbollah Commander Sayed Moustafa Badreddine. Translation : unz.com/sayedhasan Transcript: […] (Finally), Palestine, (the most) important question —I will be brief because everything we said before had to do with Palestine. Tomorrow (May 15) is the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (‘catastrophe’, designating the forced exile of Palestinians in 1948), the

Hassan Nasrallah on Trump, Iran and Syrian Strikes in Occupied Golan

Hassan Nasrallah: Trump only cares about US and Israeli interests Hassan Nasrallah: Syrian strikes in Golan frightened Israel and broke its prestige Hassan Nasrallah: Trump only cares about US and Israeli interests Speech of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on May 14, 2018, commemorating the second anniversary of the death of Hezbollah Commander Sayed Moustafa Badreddine. Translation : unz.com/sayedhasan https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6jqb7b Translation: […] After this introduction devoted to our beloved

Iran, Turkey, Russia issue joint statement on Syria

TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) – The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the observance of the ceasefire regime in the Syrian Arab Republic issued a joint Statement on the International Meeting on Syria in Astana. Following is the full text of the statement: The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the observance

Ramin Mazaheri interviewed by Sputnik on US breaking JCPOA

Iran Deal: Europe Has Truly Broken Up With US Foreign Policy – Journalist On May 8, US President Donald Trump announced that the US was leaving the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) and promised to re-instate the toughest economic sanctions against Iran in response to Tehran’s alleged continued work on its military nuclear program. Ramin Mazaheri, PressTV’s chief correspondent in Paris, comments on the news. Sputnik: Despite numerous pleas

Hassan Nasrallah: Will the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia attack Syria?

Speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah in Baalbeck on May 1, 2018, in preparation for the May 6 legislative elections in Lebanon. Translation: unz.com/sayedhasan https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6ixll9 Transcript: […] Yes, the Resistance needs political protection, because there is an international conspiracy against it, which is currently growing, and a regional conspiracy against it. And we now find people willing to pay not 1 or 2 billion dollars – I am

Hassan Nasrallah: Israel has come into direct confrontation with Iran

Speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on April 13, 2018 in Beirut, in preparation for the May 6 legislative elections in Lebanon. Translation: unz.com/sayedhasan Transcript: […] Today, the whole region goes through a worrying situation. Worry is one thing, and fear is another. We say a worrying situation. Why? Because many leaders, governments, analysts, personalities and people in general, even people at home, everyday people who perhaps do

The Number of the Beast

by Protopresbyter Mikhail Polsky Translation and additional notes by Edvin Buday Among the broad masses of believers in subjugated Russia, the expectation of the second coming of Christ is exceptionally widely spread. A great number of people is busying itself with the interpretation of the apocalypse. All parts of the Revelations of John are being applied to the current moment; events that have already passed are being intelligently interpreted. Stages

Statement of A.Shulgin at the OPCW EC

Mr. Chairperson, I would like to start my speech with the words that belong to the great thinker Martin Luther, “A lie is like a snowball: the further you roll it, the bigger it becomes”. This wise aphorism is fully applicable to politics. He who has chosen the path of deception will have to lie again and again, making up explanations for discrepancies, spreading disinformation and doing forgery, desperately using

Briefing by Russian Defence Ministry official Major General Igor Konashenkov April 16, 2018

http://eng.mil.ru/en/news_page/country/more.htm?id=12171611@egNews As it was promised, the Russian Defence Ministry analyzed effectiveness of missile and bomb strike made by the United States, Great Britain, and France on Syria as well as actions held by Syrian air defence units. It is to be reminded that on April 14 from 3.42 a.m. to 5.10 a.m. (MSK) different objects of the Syrian Arab Republic were attacked air and sea-based missile carriers of the United

The Rape of Russia (Saker blog exclusive interview)

by Lars Schall for the Saker blog Introduction by Pepe Escobar: William Engdahl is one of the world’s top geopolitical analysts. His books – from Century of War to Full Spectrum Dominance – are absolutely essential to understand how the self-described exceptional nation created and expanded its global hegemony tentacles. A measure of his influence is that as much as Engdahl may be dismissed or derided across the Beltway, the

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