Tag "Russia"

Russia’s position at the seventy-sixth session of the UN General Assembly

https://www.mid.ru/en/foreign_policy/news/-/asset_publisher/cKNonkJE02Bw/content/id/4834791 1.      The goal of the 76-th session of the UN General Assembly (GA) is to reaffirm the central and coordinating role of the Organization in international affairs. Owing to its representativeness and universality, the UN is rightfully viewed as a unique platform for an equitable dialogue aimed at reaching compromise solutions with due regard to different opinions. Attempts to undermine the authority and legitimacy of the UN are, in

Press release on consultations with a Taliban delegation

8 July 2021 19:30 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation On July 8, Special Presidential Representative for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov held consultations with a delegation from the Taliban’s political office. The discussion focused on the situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the prospects for starting intra-Afghan talks. The Russian side voiced their concern over the mounting tensions in the northern regions of Afghanistan and

Statement by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and the President of the Russian Federation

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation We, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, hereby declare the following: 1. A complete ceasefire and the termination of hostilities in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone will become effective as of midnight, Moscow time, on November 10, 2020. The Republic of Azerbaijan and

A Call to Divine Unity: Letter of Imam Khomeini to President Mikhail Gorbachev

Introduction by the Saker: a Muslim friend of mine sent me the document below and when I read it, I decided to share it with you.  Why?  Because I happen to think that Putin actually did follow much of the advice given by Imam Khomeini.  Not to the letter, of course (Putin has not converted to Islam, but chose to embrace Christian Orthodoxy), and not necessarily because he was aware

Hypersonic Strike Systems Of United States

https://southfront.org/hypersonic-strike-systems/ Even two years ago, hypersonic weapons were barely an item of discussion among the US national security establishment. Today these weapons are all the rage. What accounts for that sudden emergence of US interest in this category of weapons, which has spurred research and development on several different weapon systems that are to enter service at some point in the upcoming decade? And what are the implications of their

How to treat Coronavirus infection COVID-19

Interview with the member of the Russian Academy of Science Alexander Chuchalin Translated by Scott Humor Source   If a situation with the CAVID-19 coronavirus infection follows the same scenario as the SARS epidemic, then by April- May the problem will be less acute. In his interview to the RT the academic Alexander Chuchalin, the Head of Department of Hospital therapy of the Russian National Research Medical Pirogov University. In

The West Will Try Again to Blow Up Russia From Within – Year Results

by Ruslan Ostashko Translated by Sasha Captioned by Leo   The home front is the most complicated for Russia if only because it was by sabotage that our implacable partners destroyed the USSR in the previous century. This is why taking stock for 2019 on the home front is the most complicated. During the holidays our channel (PolitRussia) subscribers were able to see a series of episodes dedicated to the

Drazha Mikhailovich: the man upon whom the future Serbia will be rebuilt!

This is a very special day for me, because the topics I will be covering are all very dear to my heart and to my entire family.  Following the Bolshevik revolution my family and another 1.5 million Russians fled their beloved motherland at the end of the civil war.  All our so-called European “allies” immediately betrayed us (what else is new?), organized an intervention and backed the russophobic Bolshevik regime

The Saker interviews Professor Seyed Mohammad Marandi

[this interview was made for the Unz Review] Introduction: first, several friends recently suggested that that I should interview Professor Seyed Mohammad Marandi; then I read this most interesting text on Moon of Alabama and I decided to ask Professor Marandi to share his views of the current situation in Iran, the Persian Gulf the rest of the Middle-East who very kindly agreed to reply to my question in spite

The Saker interviews A.B. Abrams about the geostrategic developments in Asia

[This interview was made for the Unz Review] I recently received a copy of a most interesting book, A.B. Abrams’ “Power and Primacy: the history of western intervention in Asia” and as soon as I started reading it I decided that I wanted to interview the author and ask him about what is taking place in Asia in our times.  This was especially interesting to me since Putin has embarked

The Other Ukraine

by arras for The Saker blog Ukraine is a country in the Eastern Europe, which doesn’t require introduction to most readers as it was and still is filling pages of the newspapers and screens of a TVs. Courtesy of ongoing geopolitical conflict between the United States and the Russian Federation there. Some say, this is a conflict between East and West and thus suggesting that it is not just a

Regime Change In Venezuela: Army Defectors, Russian Mercenaries And Disappearing Gold

Regime Change In Venezuela: Army Defectors, Russian Mercenaries And Disappearing Gold Over the past few days, the intensity of anti-government protests in Venezuela has declined despite attempts of the US-led bloc to warm them up through both public and clandestine measures. However, the conflict continues to develop amid the acute standoff in the media sphere between the Maduro government and its opponents backed by the US-led bloc. On January 29,

Liberals scream Putin sells Russia and call to give away the Kurils to Japan

By Ruslan Ostashko Translated and subtitled by Scott Humor Can a person simultaneously shout that the authorities of “this country” are selling out Russia, and advocate for giving away the Kuril Islands to Japan? A person can, if it’s a Russian-speaking, pro-Western liberal.   We have long been accustomed to the fact that the Ukrainian media writes all sorts of nonsense. However, when it comes to a “Kiev expert” it

President Putin’s meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club

Full official English language transcript. Vladimir Putin took part in the plenary session of the 15th anniversary meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club. October 18, 2018 Sochi The main topic is The World We Will Live In: Stability and Development in the 21st Century. The plenary session moderator is Fyodor Lukyanov, Research Director of the Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club. The Valdai Forum opened in Sochi on October 15. Its participants – 130 experts from 33 countries – are discussing Russia’s political and socioeconomic prospects as well as social and cultural development

Pre-War Hysteria: Trump Vows To Boost Nuclear Forces, Withdraw From INF Treaty

https://southfront.org/pre-war-hysteria-trump-vows-to-boost-nuclear-forces-withdraw-from-inf-treaty/ 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 Tensions in the diplomatic relations between the United States and Russia seem to be ramping up to a potentially pre-war level. The increasingly thought diplomatic rhetoric of both Moscow and Washington as well as hostile US actions against Russia

Putin: legally Sevastopol has always been part of Russia

Meeting with Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin The President had a working meeting with Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin to discuss the development of transport infrastructure and the capital’s economy, and the implementation of the housing stock renovation programme. October 22, 2018 Vladimir Putin: Good. I know that traditionally you help Sevastopol. How is this cooperation going today? Sergei Sobyanin: Mr President, Moscow and Sevastopol have always been sister cities, even when Sevastopol was not part of Russia; we always helped. Vladimir Putin: Legally it has

Kudrin offers to surrender to the West for the lifting of sanctions, by Ruslan Ostashko

Translated and subtitled by Scott Humor The Chairman of the Accounts Chamber Alexei Kudrin had actually offered to surrender to the West in exchange for lifting of sanctions. This is according to his statement made at the meeting of the board of The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP).   After the Ukrainian Maidan, a subtle joke was popular on the Runet that once the most successful business operation

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