Speeches, Statements and Interviews

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

Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff Colonel General Sergei Rudskoy holds briefing for mass media

14.04.2018 (12:00) http://eng.mil.ru/en/news_page/country/more.htm?id=12171300@egNews   The US alongside its allies conducted a missile strike by its air and naval carriers targeting military and civil facilities of the Syrian Arab Republic on April 14 in the period from 3.42 am till 5.10 am (MSK). The Russian air defence systems at the Khmeimim and Tartus air base timely located and controlled all naval and air launches made by the USA and the UK.

Briefing by official representative of Russian Defence Ministry Major General Igor Konashenkov Full Transcript

13.04.2018 (18:00) http://eng.mil.ru/en/news_page/country/more.htm?id=12171238@egNews   The Russian Centre for Reconciliation jointly with the Syrian authorities is completing the large-scale humanitarian operation in the suburbs of Damascus – the Eastern Ghouta. In total, 170,152 people have been evacuated during the operation, including 63,117 militants with their families. All the settlements in the Eastern Ghouta are currently under the control of the Syrian government. The Russian military police has been deployed in the

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, April 12, 2018

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, April 12, 2018 Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Stef Blok to pay a working visit to the Russian Federation Talks between Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Stef Blok are scheduled to take place in Moscow on April 13. He will be in the Russian Federation at the Netherlands’ initiative. The two foreign ministers

Russian ambassador to the UN Vasily Nebenzea addressing the UN SC 9 April 2018 Updated with transcript

Russian ambassador to the UN Vasily Nebenzea addressing the UN SC in regard to an alleged chemical attack in the suburban Damascus city of Douma.     Russian Envoy to the UN: US, UK and France push for World War III (full transcript) Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia addressing the Security Council on April 9, 2018, in regard to an alleged chemical attack in the suburban Damascus

Glasses

By Ivan Ilyin, from Книга раздумий (The Book of Rumination) translation by Edvin Buday You do not wear glasses? What a shame! In the opposite case, I would have told you a little something about glasses. After all, it is thanks to them that I have learned something in life, something that possibly might not be without any use for others as well. When I was a child I did

Russia’s UN Ambassador Vasily Nebenzya Comments on Salisbury Case in the UNSC

Russia’s UN Ambassador Vasily Nebenzya Comments on Salisbury Case in the UNSC: Remarks and reply by Ambassador Vassily Nebenzya, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, at the UN Security Council meeting regarding the March 13, 2018 letter from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, New York, April 5, 2018   Mr Chairman, On March 14, the Security Council had an open meeting on

Notes on the Catacomb Church in the USSR

By professor Ivan Andreev Translation by Edvin Buday Introduction by The Saker: For all Orthodox Christians, today is the Great Friday of Passion Week (which would be called “Good Friday” in the West), that is the day on which Orthodox Christians re-live (“commemorate” would be the wrong word) the Crucifixion of our Lord Jesus Christ on the Golgotha.  Christ Himself, His Apostles and the Fathers have all taught us that

Putin’s secret weapon (hilarious, must read!)

source: https://ruslanostashko.livejournal.com/160806.html translated by Scott for the Saker blog Have you ever wondered why in Sherlock Holmes stories the famous Scotland Yard detective Lastred has been portrait as an idiot? Honestly, I always thought this was a literary technique allowing Holmes’ intelligence to shine brighter and brighter against a backdrop of a policeman’s stupidity. After Skripal’s case, not only I don’t think so any longer, but I’m almost 100% certain

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