One can say that the presidential race in the United States has entered the homestretch. Will it be the America of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? We will see it after the Americans go to the polls on November 8th. For the time being it is obvious that the time remaining before this date will pass amid fierce struggle between the two bitter rivals
On 17th March 1991 a majority of Soviet citizens voted in a referendum to preserve the USSR. This declaration of the people’s will was consigned to history, as in reality everything turned out exactly the opposite: several months later the Union fell apart and instead of one state, 15 new ones were formed
Hundreds of people from foreign countries, including from the USA and Ukraine, will be observing the course of the parliamentary elections in Russia. Does Russia need to invite observers from the USA and Ukraine given a high decree of complications in the relations with these two countries?
Max Factor is one of the most popular cosmetic brands in the world. Not many people know, however, that the brand name appeared after its founder - an American perfumer of Polish descent, Max Factor. Max Factor opened his first cosmetics store in Ryazan, Russia. In 1904, he and his family emigrated to America
First documented porn pictures were printed in oriental manuals of sex, Kama Sutra was the most popular one among them. The Hindu feared that the paper works would not survive and decorated the temples of Kajuharo with bas-reliefs of numerous figurines of people having sex
The Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic claimed while meeting with the US Vice President Joseph Biden that the country would not impose sanctions on Russia, even if it's required by the EU foreign policy.
Two years ago, Ukraine signed an agreement for economic association with the European Union. The recently hacked email of George Soros contained a message, in which the billionaire predicted an economic collapse of Ukraine. No wonder, as the ultimate goal of those who stage color revolutions is to destroy the state to promote their own interests
Crude oil futures were rising in price steadily last week. Traders are full of optimism. They are confident that world's largest players will take measures to stabilize the oil market. First of all, it goes about agreements between Russia and Saudi Arabia. The first attempt to reach an agreement in Doha suffered a fiasco in April
The Turkish authorities would release 38,000 prisoners on parole. In particular, it goes about the prisoners, who have less than two years left to serve and those who showed good behavior. Those convicted of murder, domestic violence, crimes against the state and crimes of sexual nature will not be amnestied
Some time ago I wrote a series of articles on the US imperial wars: one against Milosevic's Serbia for the control of Kosovo and the destruction of Yugoslavia, another against Libya that ended with Gaddafi's death at the hands of NATO's henchmen and that, unfortunately still going on, against Syria.
One should have a critical attitude to such stories There is Envaitenet island on the Kenyan Rudolf Lake. Local tribes say that the name of the island translates as "no-return." It is a rather small island - just several kilometers wide and long. Local people do not live on the island, because they think that it is a cursed place