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Abby Martin speaks the plain truth about the Zionist regime in Palestine

Note by the Saker: interesting interview with Abby Martin, I highly recommend it.  Please try to set aside the typical Leftist clichés and language and just listen about what she experienced while visiting Palestine for the first time.  I wanted to share this video with you because Abby’s experience exactly mirrors mine.  Except that I was even more clueless than her when I set foot in Israel for the first

Russian Foreign Ministry statement about the newest US anti-Russian sanctions

It is regrettable that the law on sanctions against Russia has come into effect in the United States. Its very title – “Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act” – speaks for itself. Its initiators are trying to impress on the US public a certain image of our country. This is a very short-sighted and even dangerous policy fraught with undermining stability for which Moscow and Washington bear special responsibility. The

Dmitri Medvedev’s Facebook post on Trump and US Sanctions (full text)

The US President’s signing of the package of new sanctions against Russia will have a few consequences. First, it ends hopes for improving our relations with the new US administration. Second, it is a declaration of a full-fledged economic war on Russia. Third, the Trump administration has shown its total weakness by handing over executive power to Congress in the most humiliating way. This changes the power balance in US

Russia’s Foreign Ministry’s statement on the U.S. counter-sanctions

№ 1420-28-07-2017 28.07.17 Foreign Ministry’s statement   On July 27, the US Congress passed a new bill on tougher anti-Russia sanctions. This measure is further proof of the Unites States’ extremely hostile foreign policy. Hiding behind its sense of superiority, the United States arrogantly ignores the stances and interests of other countries. It is common knowledge that the Russian Federation has been doing everything in its power to improve bilateral

Vladimir Putin and Sauli Niinisto a joint news conference following bilateral talks.

Joint news conference with President of Finland Sauli Niinisto Vladimir Putin and Sauli Niinisto gave a joint news conference following bilateral talks. July 27, 2017 17:30 Punkaharju http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/55175 President of Finland Sauli Niinisto (retranslated): Welcome! I am sorry for keeping you waiting, but we had a lot of interesting topics to discuss. This year, Finland celebrates the 100th anniversary of its independence, and we very much appreciate the fact that President Putin came here and will join us in celebrating this event. At the same time, we

President Putin holds press conference at G20 in Hamburg

President of Russia Vladimir Putin answered journalists’ questions on the results of the two-day G20 Summit. July 8, 2017 17:20 Hamburg http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/55017       President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Good afternoon, Allow me to skip any statements and monologues. You have seen and heard everything, a great deal. Let us get straight to questions. Go ahead, please. Question: Mr President, both experts and ordinary people, some of whom are rampaging near this building now, are known to have different opinions on the usefulness of G20 summits.

Donald Trump’s Keynote Speech In Warsaw, Poland

Speech transcript: PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much. That’s so nice. The United States has many great diplomats, but there is truly no better ambassador for our country than our beautiful First Lady, Melania. Thank you, Melania. That was very nice. (Applause.) We’ve come to your nation to deliver a very important message: America loves Poland, and America loves the Polish people. (Applause.) Thank you. The Poles have not only

Putin and Xi Press statements following Russian-Chinese talks

  http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/54979 President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping made statements for the press following Russian-Chinese talks. July 4, 2017 16:05 The Kremlin, Moscow   President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr President Xi Jinping, ladies and gentlemen, The official visit to Russia by President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping is certainly the central event of this year in relations between our states. Yesterday Mr Xi Jinping and I had an informal meeting and candidly exchanged views on the most important issues of bilateral cooperation. Today we held intensive

Shoygu reported to Vladimir Putin about successful liquidation of the head of ISIS

Source: https://cont.ws/@barbera/642188 Translated by Eugenia Today at the working meeting of the Russian Security Counsel the Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu reported to the Commander-in-Chief that the Russian Air Force in Syria liquidated more than 30 field commanders of the terrorist organization ISIS, likely including its leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi. The report stated that on the night of May 28 Russian military planes Su-34 and Su-35 struck an ISIS command

Russian MoD declares it will shoot down any aircraft flying west of the Euphrates river

RT reports: The Russian Defense Ministry announced it is halting cooperation with its US counterparts in the framework of the Memorandum on the Prevention of Incidents and Ensuring Air Safety in Syria following the coalition’s downing of a Syrian warplane. The ministry has demanded a thorough investigation by the US military command into the incident with the Syrian government military jet, with the results to be shared with the Russian

US-led coalition downed Syrian army plane in southern Raqqa – Syrian army statement

Statement by the general command of the army and the armed forces: The oldest flight called the international coalition this afternoon to target one of our fighter planes in the south raqqa region during its execution is a combat mission against ISIS terrorist organization in the area leading to the crash and loss of the pilot. This blatant attack confirms beyond doubt the fact that the American position in support

Oliver Stone interviews the Russian president Vladimir Putin about divisive issues related to the US-Russia relations. Parts 1 and 2

by Baaz The Putin Interviews – Part 1 (English Subtitles)     The Putin Interviews – Part 2 (English Subtitles) ========== News In brief Russia will respond to NATO expansion to keep strategic balance – Putin Kremlin: Oliver Stone’s documentary on Russia’s leader ‘revealed Putin genuinely’ Snowden’s arrival in Russia took Moscow by surprise, Putin says No harassment of gays in Russia, Putin says in interview with Oliver Stone Putin

Reflection By His Grace Bishop Angaelos on recent terrorist attacks in Egypt and elsewhere

Reflection By His Grace Bishop Angaelos on recent terrorist attacks in Egypt and elsewhere Coptic Orthodox Church UK Media and Communications Office Coptic Orthodox Church (Europe) Media and Communications Office Reflection By His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, on recent terrorist attacks in Egypt and elsewhere You are Loved 27 May 2017 Once again, we find ourselves experiencing pain before which words

Putin’s Meeting with heads of international news agencies

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with the heads of Russian and foreign news agencies in St. Petersburg on Thursday, June 1 – the first day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2017. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/54650   Taking part in the meeting were President of EFE (Spain) Jose Antonio Vera, Editor-in-Chief of PTI (India) Vijay Joshi, Vice President of Kyodo News (Japan) Juno Kondo, General Director of DPA (Germany) Peter Kropsch, Editor-in-Chief of Anadolu (Turkey) Metin Mutanoglu, First

Vladimir Putin’s interview with Le Figaro

President Vladimir Putin gave an interview to French Le Figaro newspaper, at the Russian Cultural Centre in Paris. The interview was recorded on May 29 in Paris during the President’s visit to France. Turn the English captions “ON” by using the button “CC” located in the control bar for a video. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/54638 Interview with French newspaper Le Figaro Question (retranslated): A very good afternoon. Thank you very much for agreeing to answer questions

Hassan Nasrallah on Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia

Speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on May 25, 2017, on the occasion of the seventeenth anniversary of the Liberation of Southern Lebanon Source : http://almanar.com.lb/2088414 Translation: http://sayed7asan.blogspot.com (Please make sure to press the ‘cc’ button at the bottom left of the video to see the English subtitles) Transcript : Let’s evoke the summit (of Riyadh). First, it was said that it was a triple [American-Arab-Muslim] summit, when

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