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The US Is Doing Everything to Make The Russian Elite Return Money to Their Motherland, by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated and captioned by Leo. Make sure to press CC for English captions.     News of the largest bank of Switzerland, Credit Suisse freezing Russian assets of over $1 billion once again has proved that Vladimir Putin was correct. He after all warned businessmen to return their activities to Russian jurisdiction. The Kremlin is not responsible for all of those that didn’t listen. It looks like Donald Trump towards

The fallacy of western economics II; China Breaks the mould

by Ghassan Kadi for The Saker Blog The economic rise of China is perhaps the best example that challenges the basic foundations of the “science” of economics and demonstrates the invalidity of many of its theories. In the previous article (http://thesaker.is/the-fallacy-of-western-economics-slavery-in-disguise/), I expressed my views about how the West used the principles of economics as a means to impose on the rest of the world a new era of slavery.

Yemen and Spain – Destruction and Death – versus Spanish Unemployment An Appeal to Spain’s President, Pedro Sanchez

by Peter Koenig for The Saker Blog Spain’s President, socialist Pedro Sanchez, canceled a week ago the sale of 400 laser-guided missiles to the Saudis for humanitarian reasons (value of the missile contract € 9.2 million –US$ 10.7 million). A couple of days ago, he reversed that noble decision, reinstating the sale, because the Saudis threatened cancelling their contract for 5 “Corvette” warships to be built by Navantia over the

U.S. Protects Al Qaeda in Syria, Proven

by Eric Zuesse for The Saker Blog There’s plenty of proof that the U.S. Government protects Al Qaeda in Syria. Right now, America is protecting Al Qaeda’s main center throughout the world, which is the province of Idlib in Syria. This protection is part of a bigger picture, no merely isolated phenomenon. For example: the key point of difference between the Obama Administration in America and the Putin Administration in

The EU Attacks Orban

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-the-eu-attacks-viktor-orban/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180913/1021116124.html   The Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán never distinguished himself in diplomacy. He always directly said what he thinks, which put his European colleagues – who got used to saying one thing, thinking another thing, and doing something completely different – in an uncomfortable position. And now they (Europeans) passed a resolution through

September 13, 2018: Turkey Abducts Suspect Of 2013 Reyhanli Bombing In Lattakia

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-13-2018-turkey-abducts-suspect-of-2013-reyhanli-bombing-in-lattakia/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 On September 12, Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) announced that it had abducted Yusuf Nazik, a suspect of the 2013 Reyhanli bombing, in the Syrian city of Lattakia and transported him to Turkey. According to the MIT, Nazik confessed

Moveable Feast Cafe 2018/09/13 … Open Thread

2018/09/13 13:00:03Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of the issues of the day. The ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’ will have two new open threads each week. The Saker stated moderation policy will apply eg ‘no caps’, no obscenity … etc to all post. The Cafe is now open for

On the censorship of Michael Hoffman’s books by Amazon

[This article was written for the Unz Review] A couple of months ago I did an interview with one of the foremost scholars of rabbinical Judaism, Michael Hoffman. The occasion was the release of his latest book “The Occult Renaissance Church of Rome”. At the time I did not expect to have to ask for a follow-up interview with him, but when I learned that Amazon had censored his books

Ukraine’s Pending Disaster- Escalating in Lugansk and Donetsk

by GH Eliason for the Saker Blog The tragic murder of Alexandr Zakharchenko solidified Ukraine’s intent to retake the Donbass region by force. We know the attack on Donetsk Republic leadership was meant to throw the fledgling nation into an emotional and political turmoil and cause a crisis in succession for the Republic Ukraine gravely miscalculated the response Poroshenko received which was both deliberate and dignified by Donetsk Republic leadership

Greater Eurasia coming together in the Russian Far East

by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with the Asia Times by special agreement with the author) The Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok has become a crucial part of strategic integration between China, Russia and other countries in northeast Asia, a graduation assimilation set to transform the current world system Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin were involved in a joint cooking venture. Pancakes with caviar (blin, in Russian), chased down with a shot

September 12, 2018: Militants Filming Stated Chemical Attack In Idlib

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-12-2018-militants-filming-stated-chemical-attack-in-idlib/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 On September 11, the US-led coalition and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that the SDF is kicking off a military operation to eliminate the ISIS-held pocket of Hajin in the Euphrates Valley. According to a coalition spokesman,

The Patriarchate of Constantinople Started a War That Cannot Be Stopped

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-the-patriarchate-of-constantinople-started-a-war-that-cannot-be-stopped/ source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180910/1021076752.html   The Constantinople Patriarchate appointed two exarchs “for the preparation of the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church”. The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church responded to this decision with a statement that is unprecedented in its sharpness. It included words about the deadlock in relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the

“Anthem” by Ralph Towner

Ralph Towner is definitely one of the most talented composers and guitarists of our time.  His solo career and his career with the group “Oregon” has produced some of the most beautiful and original music written in our times.  Today I want to share with you one of his compositions for solo acoustic guitar called “Anthem”.  The main reason I love it is because of its immense lyrical beauty, but

September 10, 2018: US Claims Destruction Of Civilian Objects Is Purpose Of Idlib Advance

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-10-2018-us-claims-destruction-of-civilian-objects-is-purpose-of-idlib-advance/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 The US-led propaganda campaign against the Syrian-Iranian-Russian alliance has reached a new level as the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is openly preparing to kick of a ground assault on terrorist groups in northwestern Syria. During a September 7 UN

The alter ego wars

by Denis A. Conroy for The Saker Blog The British Press is big on righteous indignation. Its wallows in selective grief whenever Russia is accused of dirty dancing. It uses single issues reportage selectively, to obfuscate its modus operandi. The subject of the unpleasant Salisbury Skripal poisoning attack on two people was written up as though it was the evil to end all evils…far outweighing the attention poor suffering Yemen

‘Resistance’ runs amok in the US Deep Throat War

by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with the Asia Times by special agreement with the author) Bob Woodward’s book and the ‘resistance’ op-ed look increasingly like a sophisticated psy-ops scheme and a prelude for a ‘Deep State’ coup We now live in a psy-ops world. The latest Deep Throat War in Washington bears all the elements of an epic of the genre. Fear: Trump in the White House, by Bob Woodward, who remains

Who the USA capable of fighting with by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated and subtitled by Eugenia Source: The USA has discontinued the development of Tomahawks, because they turned out to be not nearly as great as Trump described them. However, serious problems are seen not just in cruise missiles but in the entire American weapons industry. Hello, my friends. Today we are going to talk about the American weapons industry. Just recently I recorded a 5-minute piece about how Russia and

Syria September 8 and 9 SITREP

SitRep by Scott Humor Russian Ministry of Defense reported that “On September 8, 2019 two F-15 USAF airplanes delivered strikes on Hajin using white phosphorus incendiary munitions. The strikes resulted in severe fires. Casualty toll is being verified. The Protocol to the 1949 Geneva Conventions prohibits use of  white phosphorous containing munitions.” As to the history of the United States use of the prohibited methods of war against civilians see:

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