When I think about North Korea, what first comes to my mind is a mist over the calm and majestic surface of the Taedong River near Pyongyang. Next I always recall two lovers, locked in a tender and almost desperate embrace, sitting side by side on the shore.
Russian President Putin has been losing control over his inner circle, Russian and foreign publications say. Although not all of them are ready to talk about it in the affirmative, some still doubt. Putin is said to be losing control over a variety of things on a regular basis. There are experts, who predict the imminent fall of Putin's regime
The rivalry between Russia and the United States in the Persian Gulf has been gaining momentum. Saudi Arabia has recently attracted VIP attention from Moscow and Washington. On April 16-17, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko paid a two-day official visit to Riyadh. The day after her departure, Pentagon chief James Mattis landed there
Heroin abuse and addiction is taking a massive toll on the USA. Every day, an American dies of heroin-related causes. The USA prescribes a lot of pills. So much so that around 80% of all prescriptions issued in the entire world are issued in the USA. Americans, to a certain extent, use pills as their 'go to' solution for pretty much everything
The UN has decided to declassify terrible crimes of the Nazi regime. The archives contain detailed descriptions of Nazi death camps and acts of genocide. Did it make sense to keep all those documents secret for so long?
Not that long ago, many in the USA believed that Nikki Haley, a woman unsophisticated in diplomatic affairs and potentially dependent on President Donald Trump, will not be able to take a tough anti-Russian stance in the United National Organisation. As we can see now, those apprehensions were unfounded
With the referendum of April 16, Turks gave their consent to the proposed changes to the constitution. The fact that President Putin called President Erdogan to congratulate him on referendum results is a clear indication the outcome is best for the mutual interests of the two countries
Interview: I asked about her impressions regarding Syria and its people, and she replied, frankly: "Syria is not what the mainstream media wants us to believe it is. One has to see it, to understand. Seeing is believing! It is an extraordinarily exceptional country. All that we have been told about Syria and its people is a lie."
A dangerous asteroid nicknamed The Rock will near Earth on April 19-20 overnight. Will the asteroid the size of Gibraltar rock be able to damage artificial satellites and the International Space Station?
A complicated situation has developed in the Vatican. The conflict of the Pope with conservative circles of the church has now reached a public level. Pope Francis is believed to have an authoritarian approach to leadership. Is the head of the Catholic church in danger?
The Syrian Republic did not threaten the USA, nor did it intend to attack America in any way. Therefore, the United States of America could not resort to Article 51 of the UN Charter. There was no decision from the Security Council of the United Nations either, nor were there any other norms of international law to justify the attack on Syria
terrorist attacks are manifestations of war declared against Russia. For me, terrorists are not people who share an integral worldview, Islamic or communist, etc. Modern-day terrorists are simply zombies, psychopaths stuffed with ideas and psychotropic drugs. The level of Islamophobia in Russia is already too high