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Men don’t arch their backs, or why Russians reject “Western values” by Scott Humor Updated

European Military Expenditure per capita 2016 map   Virtual beads and all that… Cat Motya on the meaning of the “European values” “I have been thinking about how mice have brainwashed the European tribes. The technology of brainwashing is very simple and has not changed with the colonization of the Americas, but with one difference. Native Americans were selling their lands for glass beads.  Since then, the “global elites” of

Reviews of Scott Humor’s book The Enemy of the State

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Book “The Enemy of the State” by Scott is now out in ebook format

The Enemy of the State, an excerpt from How To be Russian: A Biography of Tatyana Sannina, by Scott Humor My dear friends, As I have announced prior, I took a month off to finish a book of my geo-political articles. But since it’s still summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and I am melting in the unbearable heat,  I’ve decided to offer for your entertainment an excerpt from  a different

Director of Research and development for the Saker, Scott Humor’s Announcement

Ladies and gents, I am taking a month or so off to complete my first book on the War in Ukraine, political processes that are taking place in Russia and the shaping of a new independent world. It will include essays on the motley crew of bizarre characters of neo-cons and neo-liberals that populate the global political scene. It also will have rumors, conspiracy theories,  insider looks behind political scenes,

May Waltz – Russian Waltz – Soldier Waltz

On June 22nd 1941, Hitler’s Germany crossed the border with the Soviet Union, and the most devastating war in human history began. Every year on June 22nd, my parents quietly remember their fathers that went to this war, but still have not come back home. My parents usually have one shot of vodka for their fathers and one shot of vodka “for Stalin, for our Victory.” This year, my mom

Crimean Kerch Strait bridge construction new Videos

Crimean Kerch Strait bridge construction at dusk The Kerch bridge construction side on Kerch side   Мы строим Мост, a promo video   Virtual tour of Crimean Bridge presented at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum It says that the trip takes about ten minutes. During the trip a virtual helicopter flies over the Kerch Strait to Kerch and back. It also explains how to operate this virtual helicopter. Principle of

Does NATO even exist? by Scott Humor

In 2015 NATO contemplated a bit and asked itself: Hybrid war – does it even exist? – Nato  “In the last decade, some of the most important military forces and coalitions in the world, including the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), have attempted to address and counter so-called hybrid threats. Rather than develop strategies based on ‘hybrid’ challenges (an elusive and catch-all term), I believe decision-makers should stay away from

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview to Komsomolskaya Pravda, Moscow, May 31, 2016

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview to Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper and radio, Moscow, May 31, 2016 Question: Let’s grab the bull by the horns. We have received hundreds of different messages and questions. Many of them show outright concern in connection with a very difficult situation regarding this country. They have tried to crush us with sanctions, NATO is moving closer to our borders, and a missile defence system is being

Russian President Vladimir Putin Joint press conference of with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras

  Following the Russian-Greek talks, Vladimir Putin and Alexis Tsipras made a joint statement for the press. May 27, 2016  Athens kremlin.ru Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras (retranslated): I would like to welcome once again President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. President Putin’s visit today after so many years concludes a series of contacts and meetings at the highest level that took place over the last year and that mark a new beginning in our bilateral relations. This meeting is part of the reciprocal Year of Culture between Russia and Greece,

Who will get Mecca after Saudis are ousted, by Scott

The following is a translation/ interpretation of Cat Motya posts regarding the issue of management of Mecca. Please, keep in mind that in Russian classic literature, folklore and fairytales,  cats are learned and wise creature whose main duty is to tell tales about life in faraway lands.   Take, for example, Alesander Pushkin’s poem, Ruslan and Ludmila.  The story of their love was told to Pushkin by a learned cat. That

Battle of fake Cossacks vs Navalny Liberals in several tweets, by Scott

A brief excursion into how the “opposition” in Russia makes fake “news,”  and political statements based on fake “news.” Alexey Navalny is a leader of so called “Anti-Corruption Foundation,” allegedly, the Western governments funded neo-liberal NGO organization. Recently, a documentary was released alleging that A. Navalny has been an MI-6 agent for over  a decade.   Tuesday May 17th, 2016 Navalny’s tweet: In Anapa airport group of dressed up clowns

Tell Eurovision in 1944 Stalin deported Crimean Tatars to protect them from punishment for Nazi war crimes, by Scott

On Saturday, May 14, in Stockholm’s Globe Arena an event called the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest final will take place. According to the Eurovision Official Rules 2016 posted on eurovision.tv: 1.2) Criteria of eligibility 1.2.1) Songs “The lyrics and/or performance of the songs shall not bring the Shows, the ESC as such or the EBU into disrepute. No lyrics, speeches, gestures of a political or similar nature shall be permitted

Waiting for Yalta – 2, or What the Kerry-Lavrov pact brings to the table, by Scott

I have been getting questions about Ukraine, and what’s next… Either people don’t read my posts, or they ignore everything I write. I could keep writing the same thing, but it’s gets boring and I want to finish writing a very interesting book. A month ago I mentioned that Washingtonian neo cons’ Ukro project is done, and that the US and EU abandoned it and returned it to Russia, warts

STAND for Ukraine Act H.R. 5094 and its authors, by Scott

The week before the Orthodox Christian Easter, the US senate went frantic with activities, adopting one obscene legislature after another. On April 28, US House Armed Services Committee adopted $610 billion, one of the largest single annual budget measures considered by Congress $3.4 billion effort to increase the US military presence in Eastern Europe Tackled the question of another major arms control agreement: The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, which the

Kolomna near Moscow home of ancient monasteries, churches, giant dogs, and movies, by Scott

Kolomna is an ancient city of Moscow Oblast, Russia, situated at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka Rivers, 114 kilometers southeast of Moscow. More than 70 movies were made in Kolomna, because of its absolutely unique preserved medieval atmosphere. Kolomna Air Balloon ride April 2016 Kolomna is famous for its Bobrenev monastery, founded at 1381. Nikola Gostiny’s church (Nikolskaya) was founded in 1530. Monument to Dmitry Donskoy in front

Officers of Russia’s Investigative Committee read Konstantin Simonov’s poem Motherland

Poem Motherland by Konstantin Simonov A translation of “Родина”. The three great oceans touching She lies, the towns and cities are spread out, Covered with the net of meridians, Invincible, broad and proud. But at the moment when the last grenade Has already been raised And in a flash you should recall at once Everything that in the distance has remained, You won’t remember an immense country Which you travelled

NATO is invited to leave Crimea: An Incident On Simonka book by R H Auslander

NATO is invited to leave Story never told before by R H Auslander Kindle edition is out today NATO is invited to leave Crimea: An Incident On Simonka book by R H Auslander A short story involving Sevastopol in February 2014. NATO had arrived in Sevastopol in 2010, just a small cadre at first. With time their numbers grew but the cadre was never large, at best around forty US

Ufa one of three biggest cities of Ural Region Russia

Top 6 Natural wonders of the Ural Mountains From the Jasper Mountains all the way to the ancient religious villages and sacred cities made out of stone, there are many attractions in the Ural region, which will capture the imagination no less than the famous Dyatlov Pass   Ufa Beauty of Ural Mountains   Ufa Ural   Ufa new development   Open air concert of classic music Youth Symphonic orchestra

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