The appearance of the new medal has excited the Russian liberal opposition and, predictably, Ukrainian Internet activists and journalists. According to them, the new medal marks Russia's desire to go back to 1937, because the face of the medal will depict the founder of the All-Russian Commission for Combating Counterrevolution, Felix Dzerzhinsky
The potential of US nuclear forces enables Washington to deliver a crushing preemptive nuclear strike on any potential adversary. The possibility of an unchallenged nuclear missile strike on Russia or China is absolutely unreal for the United States. All of these calculations are related to silo-based continental ballistic missiles
The Islamic State terrorist group (banned in Russia) has stood up against China for the first time in its history. Terrorists of the movement have exposed a video, in which the portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping "turns" into a flame. The terrorists threaten China and promise to shed "rivers of blood" in the country
Those who have recently discovered Portugal and specifically, its capital city Lisbon, will have wondered how this Atlantic jewel managed to remain for so long off the tourist map. The reasons for this are many but for those who stumble on the shell and discover the pearl hidden inside, it matters little. They are already addicted.
To call Janusz Korwin-Mikke a typical Pole is, no doubt about it, a deep insult to the Polish people and nation. To call this Member of the European Parliament a typical and shining example of male bigotry and chauvinism, certainly and finally, who takes the decisions in the European Union? People like this?
Russia's Defence Ministry is allocating 25 million rubles to purchase 49,000 colour cloths of the state flag of the Russian Federation for the drapery of caskets. In 2017, the department plans to spend up to 6.3 billion rubles on funeral services: to maintain military burial sites, set tombstones and monuments
What is the difference between the Gulf monarchies and Iran? There is no Washington's control over Iran. Washington does not control Gulf monarchies entirely, but there is no force that can manipulate Iran. Any country that has access to nuclear technology can take a little effort and have some political will to obtain a military nuclear component
Here it goes again! The same old tired and predictable tune, the same recognizable chorus. Once again the world is told what to think and what to believe. The world is also given both rhythm and leitmotif, so the grotesque and crooked dance could begin. The lyrics of the tune are recited with that air of moral and cultural superiority...
It appears that the level of democracy in the European Union nears that in Turkey. The European Parliament readies to withdraw immunity from National Front leader Marine Le Pen and put her on trial for the tweet that she made two years ago. The irony of the situation is the fact that Marine Le Pen is a presidential candidate
Walking down the street, the ability to say 'good morning or good evening' has been eroded as everyone seems to be working a conversation via the cell-phone or looking down at email. It's a world of people walking with their heads-down on the street. It's heads-down in elevators, offices and even in church pews on Sunday