The mass New Year's Eve sexual attacks on women in Cologne, Germany by more than 1,000 men of "Middle Eastern and North African origin" reveals an uncomfortable truth about the politics of "sex" and "war" in the European Union (EU) in recent decades (often unspoken of in European mainstream media)
Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov commented on recent statement from Turkish President Recep Erdogan that he made in an interview with a Turkish newspaper. The Kremlin also paid attention to Angela Merkel's emotional remarks, in which eh said that she was appalled with the offensive of Assad's army and Russia's actions in Syria
Deputy Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency of the Russian Federation released a new statement on behalf of the department and addressed relatives of the victims of Flight MH17 disaster. The statement was released after the relatives of the victims requested Russia and Ukraine should reveal their radar data about the crash
Female Genital Mutilation, or excision of the clitoris to block the experience of sexual pleasure, practiced in a ritual on girls aged five or under, is to be eradicated by 2030, the focus of International Day of Zero Tolerance launched this week by the UNO. This is a clear case of ritual and lore breaching the law. Reader discretion advised.
Opportunistic Zika is being presented by the mainstream media and some government agencies in the same manner as the beheading of an ISIL/Daesh prisoner, and with all the drama, color commentary and propaganda of the War on Terror, the War in Afghanistan, the War in Iraq, etc, etc. Is it possible for the US to do anything other than wage war?
When Latvia entered the European Union in 2004, people were told that in 2012 the country would live on the level of Old Europe - Germany, France, England. Now the Latvians are told that they can reach this level only in 50 years at best. However, if there is no progress within the scope of one generation, there is no progress at all
For the last couple of years, the Western press has been feeding upon numerous reports and articles about the proposed collapse of the Russian economy and Russia as a nation. Many would often compare today's Russia with the USSR during the late 1980s, or with events in 1998 and 2008, when oil prices were in their decline too, just like they are now
Any sport is both dangerous pleasure and profession at the same time, as it entails health risks and injuries. This is a destiny for all who choose big sport their profession. We are going through a historical period of the global hybrid war, when attacks on sports serve as a part of global attack
President Putin set a number of conditions on February 1 to prevent new privatizations from being like the Yeltsin era's disastrous selloffs. This time the assets would not be sold at knockdown prices, but would have to reflect prospective real value. The firms being sold off would remain under Russian jurisdiction, not operated by offshore owners
While filming in the Democratic Republic or Congo, Rwanda and Uganda, while writing intensively about Zimbabwe, South Africa, Egypt and Somalia, I was developing an extremely clear picture of what the Empire was doing, and how it was liquidating tens of millions of innocent people.
How long is a decade? You say 10 years. Everyone agrees. Using that logic, how long is a century? Put another way, how many decades? The answer of course is 10. Working backward from today, two centuries span 20 decades. Add another 40 years, or four decades and the sum is 240 years.
What is the connection between more harmful developments of diseases such as Dengue fever and chemicals in foodstuffs, what is the connection between pesticides, insecticides and larvicides and the ensuing poisoned environment on public health? Questions explored here as Zika joins Chikungunya and Dengue as the new scourge of the Americas.