№ 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
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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
By Scott Humor As a story goes, back in the nineteenth-century, a Paris opera house decided to stage a play with insults towards Russia and its monarch, Alexander I. He sent his diplomat to talk to the theater administration and asked them not to stage this sort of Russophobic production; they refused, saying that the French were enjoying freedom of speech and could insult Russians all they wanted. Alexander I
Dear friends, A very interesting question was recently asked by a reader of the French Saker Blog, “FD”: Should we expect a coup AGAINST Putin or a coup BY Putin? Given the power of the pro-USA forces at the top political, intellectual, financial and media circles, will Putin not have to make his own “18 Brumaire“? This is a very interesting idea because, in a way, it might appear to