Occupation forces have repeatedly bombed Iraq's second largest southern city of Basra. According to the Iranian radio, explosions are also heard in the Iranian border town of Shelemcheh.
US-British forces have been besieging Basra for two weeks already, though they have so far failed to completely seize the city with the population of over one million. Iraq's governmental troops continue showing resistance. In some districts of Basra, there is severe fighting between Iraqis and invaders, most of which are British military men.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of collapse?
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War