No one doubts the power of American weapons. The United States is one of the greatest military in the world, no matter how you look at it. Russia has no doubts about it either, but the country does not fear US weapons, because it can adequately respond to any "smart move" of the American military
In Byzantine chronicles from 536-540 AD, scientists found the description of an unusually long solar eclipse. According to chronicler Procopius of Caesarea, a black could covered the sun for months. The celestial phenomenon was linked to many disasters that occurred during that time, such as crop failures, famine and epidemic of Justinian plague
Russia and China buy gold to get rid of the weakening dollar. The weakening of the dollar will become even more noticeable. Increasing their gold reserves, Moscow and Beijing make their economies stronger. Russia and China have been buying a lot of gold recently. During the past 15 months China has increased its gold reserves by 70% to 1,700 tons
Just when Americans thought the score in the GOP primaries was settled last week in Indiana, the powers to be still parsed their words. After all, the Hoosier Republican voters made their choice: loud and clear. They sent Lyin' Ted Cruz packin'; but not before the sole remaining challenger did a lot of cryin'.
Just about one half of the year 2016 is in the world's history books. The 16th year of the 21st Century, a century that was supposed to usher in a new era of democracy, opportunity, "green thinking", and income for all, has thus far been a bust for much of the citizens of the world
In which country can a gang which includes criminals, defendants in criminal cases and incompetents remove a democratically elected President who has not committed a crime? In which country does the new Government justify why it has no women by claiming "There aren't any" in a country with over 100 million of them? Guess...
The economy of Venezuela remains in a difficult situation, because the revenues that the country was receiving from oil sales in the last four years have dropped considerably. Venezuela under-receives a huge amount of money. In January, the country received only $77 million in oil revenues. Venezuela is standing on the brink of an armed rebellion
In April-May of 1944, the Crimean Tatar battalions took part in battles against the Red Army in the Crimea. The units that were evacuated from the Crimea in June 1944, were compiled into the Tatar mountain-Jaeger three-battalion SS Regiment. A month later, the group became the first Tatar-mountain-Jaeger SS Brigade
The political background of Jamala's performance was obvious, although the singer herself claimed that she was singing about her own feelings and experiences. The family of Ukrainian singer Jamala (born Susana Jamaladinova), lives a well-to-do life in the Crimea and refuses to move to Kiev. It does not matter what most European people think
I am not sure who has invented those rumors that Cuba is now facing a mortal danger, that it has lost its bearings, and that it could collapse at any moment, after just one lethal visit by US President Barack Obama. The rumors and speculations are snowballing, and they are already being confused with reality.
There are several essential messages literally shouting from the screen, whenever one watches 'The Last Supper' (La Ultima Cena), a brilliant 1976 film by a Cuban director Tomas Gutierrez Alea. The utmost one: it is impossible to enslave an entire group or race of people, at least not indefinitely. Longing for freedom is impossible to break...
The immortal battalion originated in Russia, created with a sea of pictures of relatives who fought in WWII. Then this tribute to the fallen fearsome warriors and remaining veterans who have survived into their 90s and some even to the remarkable age ¬of 100 suddenly spread across the continents like a fire.