Posts From Scott

President Trump and other geo-political oddities, by Scott Humor

Donald Trump has won the presidential election despite polls that indicating that Hillary Clinton was favored. One popular explanation for this is that some people were too afraid to admit to pollsters that they supported Trump — what’s being called the “shy Trump” phenomenon. A review of the evidence, however, suggests that probably isn’t why the polls got Trump wrong. “Shy Trump voters started to come out of the woodwork

CrossTalk: Donald and Vladimir

Nov 18, 2016 President-elect Donald Trump says he wants to improve relations with Russia. The Russian President Vladimir Putin tells us he agrees. What does it mean to have better relations and will the American foreign policy establishment allow this to happen? CrossTalking with Daniel McAdams, an Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, and Andrew Langer, a President of the Institute for Liberty. Follow Scott

Bashar al-Assad says if Donald Trump fights terrorism he will be a natural ally for Syria alongside Russia and Iran

Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad gave an interview to RTP TV channel.   Update: The YouTube video is no longer available. You can watch the interview here.   Following is the full text; Question 1: Mr. President, let’s start with Aleppo if you don’t mind. There are still thousands of civilians trapped, trying to survive in a sort of sub-human conditions in the middle of a deluge of bombs. Why do

Spring on Zarechnaya street theme song performed in Zaporozhye Ukraine

A video of the 83 local choir members singing the iconic for Zaporozhye  song from the legendary movie “Spring on Zarechnaya street”.   Vocal flash mob has become a creative gift of the TV5 channel  to celebrate the significant day for people of  Zaporozhye  .  On November 16th the  industrial giant  “Zaporizhstal”  will celebrate his 83rd birthday. “Anyone at such a solid age it is difficult to surprise for their

On the election of Mr. Trump, by Auslander

First, I wish to congratulate the president elect of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump. I can only imagine what this gentleman has gone through in this election cycle and this does not address the vitriol poured on his wife and children during the media attack, and that is exactly what it was and is, a concerted and ongoing news media and blog attack on Mr. Trump and

NAVAL BRIEF 02 November 14th, 2016 by LeDahu

Part 1 – The Russian navy modernisation program “I would like to emphasize that we have commissioned 42 warships in the past three years, from 2013 to 2016. From 2016 to 2018 we are planning to commission more than 50 warships,” Russian naval CINC, Admiral Vladimir Korolyov said. Read more With only an estimated 48% of the Russian military has been modernised so far, it is certain that the Russian Navy is lagging behind. An interview with retired Deputy

The Russian Navy in the Eastern Mediterranean: Naval Briefing November 9th, 2016 by LeDahu

Source: Extract from infographic – Offiziere.ch Source: Extract from infographic – Offiziere.ch Latest information is that the Russian fleet off the coast of Syria is going to carry out military strikes in the Aleppo region including seaborne missiles launches.  This is not surprising since the main elements of the Russian Navy force have at last converged off Cyprus & Syria. The Kuznetsov carrier has been on the receiving end of

What’s goes around comes around, or How Russia and the US are trading punches, by Scott Humor

This article was first published by the Duran Three years ago someone’s video parody of a “Russian guy’s reaction” to a meteor falling over Chelyabinsk went viral.  “Russia Today” even included it into its reportage of how the Russian dashcam videos become internet sensations [2:24]. This 10 sec video had done more to project the toughness of Russians than all the fireworks of Vitaly Churkin’s diplomatic rhetoric.  Hands down, Churkin

The Empire Files: Abby Martin Exposes John Podesta

    Nov 5, 2016 With the Wikileaks release of thousands of emails belonging to John Podesta, very little is known in US society about Podesta himself. While he’s maintained a low profile, John Podesta is actually considered one of Washington’s biggest players, and one of the most powerful corporate lobbyists in the world. In this episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin explores John Podesta’s political rise, his vast

Russia celebrates a Unity Day of liberation of Moscow from the Polish Roman Papists army in 1612

The National Unity Day, first celebrated on 4 November 2005, commemorates the popular uprising lead by prince Dmitry Pozharsky and  a meat merchant Kuzma Minin which ejected the alien occupying forces of Polish Roman Papists army from Moscow in November 1612, and more generally the end of the Time of Troubles and foreign interventions in Russia. Its name alludes to the idea that all the classes of the Russian society

World SITREP November 4th, 2016 by Baaz

Russia and its Allies China Joins Russia in Syria Shaping New Anti Terrorist Alliance   Serbia: Russian and Belarusian Airborne units arrive for ‘Slavic Brotherhood’ drills   Vladimir Putin’s Videoconference With Expedition In Antarctica Nov 4, 2016 President Vladimir Putin spoke via video linkup with members of the Leaders Club expedition currently in Antarctica. Kremlin, Moscow, Russia, November 3, 2016. Click on CC button for English subtitles.     [Scott]

President al-Assad: United States and its Western allies are to blame for failure of latest ceasefire

President al-Assad: United States and its Western allies are to blame for failure of latest ceasefire November 3rd, 2016 Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad asserted that the United States and its Western allies are to blame for the failure of latest ceasefire, because terrorism and terrorists are for them a card they want to play on the Syrian arena. In an interview given to the Serbian newspaper Politika, President

TV channel “Zvezda” posted a footage of SU-33 and MiG-29KUB landings and takeoffs from the aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov”

  The Su-33 aeroplane has been developed on the platform of the Su-27; it is manufactured in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. The Su-33 is a single-seat ship-based STOBAR fighter, with upward folding wings and horizontal tail surfaces (for hangar storage); it is equipped with probe-and-drogue flight refuelling capability. The Su-33 is designed for defence of naval ships from aerial threats.   Both the MiG-29K (single seat) and MiG-29KUB (double seat) aircraft  are the

President Putin Meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club

Vladimir Putin took part in the final session of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s 13th annual meeting, which this year took the theme The Future in Progress: Shaping the World of Tomorrow. Over the three-day event, 130 experts and political analysts from 35 countries examined current issues concerning development of international relations, internal political organisation, the economy, demography, and technology. The participants looked, in particular, at ways to mitigate the consequences of radical changes on the global political map and the crisis in democratic systems and their work, and discussed development roads for Russia-EU relations and what the global system

World SITREP October 23rd, 2016, by Baaz

Russia This Ain’t Grandpa’s Soviet Jeep: New UAZ Patriot Competes With Luxury SUVs The Russian anti-terrorist operation in Syria is about to get more ‘patriotic’. On Friday, the Defense Ministry confirmed that it has deployed a group of UAZ Patriot pickups equipped with Kord 12.7 mm heavy machine guns and AGS-17 grenade launchers to the war-torn country. The vehicles are likely to be assigned to protect humanitarian convoys. Russia: Four-year-old

General Rudskoy briefing on a humanitarian pause in Aleppo airstrikes on October 20th, 2016

General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian federation October 17th 2016 briefing Lieutenant-General Sergey Rudskoy   Oct 17, 2016 Chief of the main operations directorate of Russia’s General Staff says Moscow has agreed with Syria on declaring a brief humanitarian pause in the flashpoint city of Aleppo. Rudskoy said Moscow will halt its airstrikes on Aleppo from eight AM to four PM local time on Thursday. He added

A few images of the Motorola’s murder scene, by Scott

  Motorola’s home address was published online in spring 2015   Published on Apr 2, 2015 Donetsk street address of Motorola was revealed by a Donetsk blogger veselchak_jk. He found a car that Motorola gave to his wife as a birthday present.   In 2014, someone made a video while visiting him at his apartment.   There are some details to keep in mind in regard to this murder: It’s

President of Russia answered questions from Russian journalists following the BRICS Summit in Goa

The President of Russia answered questions from Russian journalists following the BRICS Summit in Goa President Vladimir Putin answered questions from Russian journalists     Question: Much is being said in the Western media about BRICS going through a rough patch. Since Brazil got a new president, the country has been allegedly thinking whether it needs BRICS. There is little secret about the tension that exists between India and China. In fact, the US has been increasingly proactive regarding

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