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Andrei http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-23/capitalism-dead-or-merely-dying
2017-10-23 23:49:30 "Capitalism is whatever all the rich people decide it is over tomorrow's breakfast." Kurt Vonnegut Is Capitalism Dead Or Merely Dying? Here is an interesting analysis with a foray into Greek Myth to find a conclusion
Andrei http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-23/hillarys-private-server-revealed
2017-10-23 23:38:30 Hillary's Private Server Revealed (without comment)
Andrei http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-23/dramatic-pivot-shia-militia-leader-tells-us-get-ready-leave-iraq
2017-10-23 23:32:43 Yanqui Go Home In A Dramatic Pivot, Shia Militia Leader Tells US: "Get Ready To Leave Iraq" If this continues, perhaps in twenty or forty years, Iraq will be as independent, free and prosperous as it was under Saddam Hussein
Andrei http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-23/mueller-investigating-podesta-group-connection-russia-probe
2017-10-23 23:17:07 "Crooks ride bareback on crooks and goad them on with yet more crooks" (Nikolai Gogol) Now News from Washington: Grand Inquisitor (ex FBI head) who covered up the WTC demolition Mueller Investigating Podesta Group In Connection With Russia
Andrei http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-23/ray-dalio-explains-what-most-important-economic-political-and-social-issue-our-time
2017-10-23 23:03:31 Two Solitudes - The Rich and the Poor: Ray Dalio: "This Is The Most Important Economic, Political And Social Issue Of Our Time" Which America you belong to makes all the difference But it is the poor that murder, and die, in the military
Andrei https://www.rt.com/usa/407543-mccain-trump-vietnam-draft/
2017-10-23 22:11:14 Favorite American Pastime: Two Americans Finger-point (mod. 'Cock-block') and Try to Prove That the Other American is the Coward while They Are Patriot Warcriminals McCain blasts draft-dodging Trump for Vietnam ‘bone spur’ excuse
Andrei http://www.fort-russ.com/2017/10/european-commission-notes-importance-of.html
2017-10-23 20:12:02 European Commission notes importance of Russia for European security Juncker now backing a multi-polar world? Does the USA know? Can the leper [sic] change his spots... without the zoo-keeper's permission?
Zena http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1071414.shtml
2017-10-23 18:22:03 China - The Catalan independence movement sets off alarm bells for Europe to adjust. Europeans are addicted to their previous glory. But the continent is now facing various challenges. It's time for them to wake up.
Zena http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1071635.shtml
2017-10-23 18:14:18 China - "In many other countries, serving the people is an empty promise, but in China people are precisely the focus of politics. It is their needs that form the entire focus of all policy."
Zena http://nrt24.ru/en/news/dpr-intelligence-have-spotted-nazi-ukraine-junta-heavy-military-equipment-coming-rocket
2017-10-23 17:32:28 DPR Intelligence have spotted Nazi Kiev’s rocket artillery battery on southern outskirts Of Donetsk Republic !
Littlejohn https://www.sott.net/article/365149-Brennans-Police-State-USA-and-his-Trump-Russia-connection
2017-10-23 13:23:25 The United Snakes warned Russia to "Stay Out of Syria... Or Else"
Littlejohn http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-22/west-eyes-recolonization-africa-endless-war-removing-gaddafi-was-first-step
2017-10-23 13:11:47 West Eyes Recolonization Of Africa With Endless War; Removing Gaddafi Was First Step
Andrei http://tass.com/economy/972045
2017-10-23 10:41:45 Russian Academy of Sciences expects economic growth rate to increase to 4-6% in 2021-2030
Andrei http://tass.com/world/972106
2017-10-23 10:31:19 "Not so bad?" The EU is not a parliamentary democracy and is not sovereign but infiltrated and occupied by the USA Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s participation in PACE Russia Has democracy, a Parliament, and is in Europe already
Andrei http://tass.com/politics/972075
2017-10-23 10:16:47 Russian Communist leader blasts Sobchak’s ‘farcical’ presidential bid as ‘cheap show’ Just like the USA? Grab the popcorn... and caviar Though Sobchak, a cross between Alexey Navalny and Miss Piggy, may not outlast her ten minutes of fame
Andrei http://tass.com/economy/972088
2017-10-23 10:11:27 CONFIRMED With recovery comes probity: Suspicious financial operations down 2.5 times in Russia Approximately $3.1 billion were prevented from entering the shadow turnover, according to the head of the Russian financial watchdog
Andrei http://theduran.com/russia-takes-centre-stage-diplomacy-korean-crisis/
2017-10-23 09:26:59 Russia takes center-stage in Korean diplomacy The sane parts of the world continue to gain respect, power and authority as the US, a divisive, grasping, death-dealing, failed state, with nukes, continues to fade into history
LZ99 http://www.fort-russ.com/2017/10/rostov-monument-signals-shift-in.html
2017-10-23 09:02:50 fire in the hole, Comrade...million-strong population has openly praised the values of the Russian World and called Donbass" volunteers defenders of such. Such statements, and such a high-profile monument ceremony, are unthinkable without VVP OK.
Andrei https://thebulletin.org/what-would-happen-if-800-kiloton-nuclear-warhead-detonated-above-midtown-manhattan8023
2017-10-22 23:55:18 Given that US psychosis is now terminal (Gen Goldfinger asks for 'creativity' in uses of nuclear weapons), as a public service for those who may 'miss' the event, here: What would happen if an 800-kiloton nuclear warhead detonated above NY
Andrei http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-22/us-put-nuclear-bombers-24-hour-alert-first-time-26-years
2017-10-22 23:38:00 For First Time In 26 Years, US Puts Nuclear Bombers On 24 Hour Alert Gen. Goldfein (dual citizen) Air Force head and Chief of Staff: is asking his force 'to think about new ways that nuclear weapons could be used for deterrence or even combat'