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.
Geneva talks on the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Syria have been suspended. Obviously, Western leaders do not need peace - they need more bloodshed in the Middle East. Bashar Assad is a symbolic obstacle on the way to the dismemberment of Syria. If Assad is toppled, Syria will be dismembered just like Iraq and Libya were
It is more than possible to speculate why Prime Minister David Cameron has declared it his mission to scrap the Human Rights Act - which is incorporated into the European Convention on Human Rights - it appears he simply does not believe in human rights.
A Muslim person is a person who lives according to Islam, the Qur'an and the Sunnah of the Prophet. A real Muslim man, who takes it seriously, will never encroach on the honor of a woman, whether she is a Christian or a Muslim woman. The Christians are people of the Scripture - they are respected in Islam
The BBC is launching a new reality show devoted to the scenario of WWIII. The authors of the project say that the show is based on real events, although the plot has little in common with reality, at least for the time being. Analysts from a US-based company presented two reports about the possibility of a nuclear war between NATO and Russia