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Syrian War Report – March 9, 2017: Govt Forces Crash ISIS In Aleppo, Aim Raqqah

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-march-9-2017-govt-forces-crash-isis-in-aleppo-aim-raqqah/ 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 Voiceover by Harold Hoover The Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces, supported by the Syrian and Russian air forces, have continued making impressive gains against the ISIS terrorist group in the province of Aleppo. The Tiger Forces further advanced along the

Full text: Human Rights Record of the United States in 2016

BEIJING, March 9 (Xinhua) — The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China published a report titled “Human Rights Record of the United States in 2016” on Thursday. Following is the full text of the report: Human Rights Record of the United States in 2016 State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China March 2017 Foreword On March 3 local time, the State Department of

Moveable Feast Cafe 2017/03/09 … Open Thread

2017/03/09 08:30:01Welcome 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

Behind Ukraine vs. Russia case in the UN International Court icj-cij

 Obama-Clinton’s Democrats in a legal war on Russia   In January 2017, the Kiev administration filed a lawsuit against Russia titled: “Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the  Elimination of All Forms  of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine v. Russian Federation)” The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). Latest developments

‘The time to invest in Iran is now’

by Pepe Escobar for the Asia Times The shift in the global balance of financing power towards Russia, India and China — especially China — is opening up opportunities for Tehran It’s a beautiful late winter morning, the snowy Alborz mountains glittering under the sun, and Professor Mohammad Marandi from the faculty of world studies at the University of Tehran is taking me on the road, westbound. Sprawling west Tehran is

Syrian War Report – March 8, 2017: ISIS Defenses Collapsing In Aleppo Province

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-march-8-2017-isis-defenses-collapsing-in-aleppo-province/ 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 The Syrian army’s Tiger Forces, backed by Russian warplanes, reached the Euphrates River in the province of Aleppo, liberating a large chunk of the area from ISIS. The town of Khafsah and the nearby Water Treatment Station were the

The Ukronazis are turning on each other

This is really sweet: the Ukronazi crazies are now publicly turning on each other.  Today, I want to share with you a video (pretty long, 28min, no need to watch it all) with no subtitles.  I will just summarize what you will see.  A member of the Ukie Parliament, Tetiana Chornovol, decided to visit the volunteers currently blockading Novorussia to try to explain to them that if the Nazi-occupied Ukraine

Syrian War Report – March 7, 2017: Further Escalation In Northern Syria

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-march-7-2017-further-escalation-in-northern-syria/ 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 Voiceover by Harold Hoover On Monday, the Jaish al-Islam militant group, known to be supported by Saudi Arabia, launched missiles against government forces positions in the Damascus countryside. Jaish al-Islam allegedly captured some missiles in the Qalamoun area in

‘White Trash’ – both a book and Trump revolution?

by Ramin Mazaheri White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America (2016) by Nancy Isenberg is a book which is credited with the groundbreaking idea of studying the history of poor Whites in America. It’s a necessary book because it gives us a lot of badly-needed historical information to analyze the major divide in the United States today: between pro- and anti-Trump factions. Hillary Clinton denounced Trump supporters as

‘White Trash’ – A book review of our family

by Ramin Mazaheri Americans, whether you like it or not, and whether you admit it or not, this book review is about our family. White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America (2016) by Nancy Isenberg is a book so necessary that it compelled reviews in “The New York Times” and “The Wall Street Journal” because it finally gives White Trash the place in American history that they have

Catherine Austin Fitts interviews the Saker for the Solari Report: The Emerging Multipolar World with Saker – Washington’s Russia Meltdown

Dear friends, Here is the latest installment of my quarterly conversations with Catherine Austin Fitts.  This time the topic was Washington’s Russia Meltdown.  I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did. Here is the main page of the interview: https://solari.com/blog/the-emerging-multipolar-world-with-the-saker-washingtons-russia-meltdown/ You can listen to the interview here: https://solari.com/audio/Saker02022017.mp3 You can get the transcript in PDF format here: https://solari.com/00archive/web/solarireports/2017/Saker02022017.pdf I highly recommend that you check out the rest

Poroshenko doesn’t want another Maidan SITREP

Maidan has come full circle: masked protesters took down the EU flags in Kiev and Social Media exploded with the revelations that Maidan was Russia’s plan to push Ukraine into the EU to destroy them both. June 2015,  the EU flag raised over City Hall in Kiev.   March 2017, Extremists from the Right Sector took down all the EU flags outside of the administrative buildings in Kiev   “I

Moveable Feast Cafe 2017/03/05 … Open Thread

2017/03/05 21:00:02Welcome 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

A bird’s-eye view of Russia

A bird’s-eye view of Russia   Tver, Rostov, Yaroslavl, Crime, Hersone, Sevastopol, Yalta, Krasnodar, Sochi, Novorossiysk, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Uglich Music by Alexander Borodin. Opera Prince Igor. Fly on the wings of the wind. Performed by Natasha Morozova You can also search for the videos of YouTube using the Russian title  Улетай на крыльях ветра (Песня пленниц Опера Бородина “Князь Игорь”). No. 17, “Polovtsian Dance with Chorus” [“Половецкая пляска с

History of the Orthodox People website launched!

Dear friends, It is a real joy for me to announce to you the official launch of the History of the Orthodox People (HOP) website and project.  You can now find it here: http://orthodoxhistory.info/ Please keep in mind that at this point in time the HOP website is a placeholder, a kind of leaf-less “tree” with each “branch” dedicated to the history of one, specific, Orthodox people but with all

Moscow accused Trump of lack of professionalism

by Mikhail Moshkin translated by Eugenia Source: http://www.vz.ru/world/2017/2/24/859374.html Donald Trump, having believed the rumors about the Russian deployment of cruise missiles in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force Treaty (INF Treaty), promised to touch upon revision of the previous agreements in the upcoming talks with Putin. His intention “to make America great” in nuclear weapons could start another round of the arms race. Anyway, only four years are left until

Global and Info wars March 5th SITREP

  NATO continues build up of troops in Europe and on Russia’s borders The US carrier strike groups NATO General Peter Pavel offered Russia to recall the recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. In response, Russia has started a snap drill  in its Southern Military District with units deployed in Chechnya, Dagestan, Karachay-Cherkessia and Crimea. Russia also has scrambled Sukhoi fighter jets in response to the NATO Poseidon and Global

The Donbass is breaking away from an agonizing Ukraine

This article was written for the Unz Review: http://www.unz.com/tsaker/the-donbass-is-breaking-away-from-an-agonizing-ukraine/ Tectonic shifts are continuing to occur in the political landscape of the Ukraine. Last week, following the imposition of a total blockade against Novorussia by the Ukronazis, Russia declared that she will from now on recognize the official documents emitted by the DNR and LNR authorities. This week, the Novorussian authorities have nationalized all the key factories of the Donbass. Furthermore,

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