Will the change of power in Washington and Trump's victory mean an improvement in the US-Russian relations? Does Russia have a hope? Republicans and Democrats share different approaches to Russia, but they all dislike Russia. The Republicans perceive Russia as a rock. They try to conquer this rock, but the Democrats act differently
The Washington Post has recently published an article by its Moscow correspondent about Russia's expectations of the outcome of the US presidential election. Pravda.Ru editor-in-chief Inna Novikova decided to comment on the article
US President Barack Obama intends to ask Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to close Greek ports for vessels of the Russian Navy. Obama is not even a lame duck now - he is a man who leaves his job in two months. No one in Europe will follow his advice or orders. Greece has absolutely different plans about its relations with Russia
At the end he has it done. And not by a narrow margin! Those 279 Great Electors make the difference, I'll say! It's the difference between being seated at the White House as President instead of as a temporary guest. And so it's Donald Trump to be the new President of the United States. Not you, Hillary. The Donald sits in the Oval Office.
In my Pravda.Ru article Donald Trump and the Genius of Idiocy, I discussed how the corporate-controlled media's incessant coverage of Trump's outrageous remarks were creating "the very real prospect of provoking the reverse psychology of voters.
They say it gets darkest just before the scene turns pitch black. That is probably how the situation felt to Corporal Alex Bierkamp. At 28 years old, this was his first time: he was ordered to parachute from the Air Force Viscount at 8,000 feet precisely at 22:00 hours.
The Portuguese celebrate November 11 as The Day of Saint Martin...yet he never set foot in Portugal. Other cultures celebrate other popular figures around the same date. Indeed in the USA it is celebrated as Veterans' Day, in Europe, Armistice Day. Is there a wider significance? What is the link between Portugal, Tours, the Native Americans and...
Brushing away the extreme claims and rhetoric of much election analysis, there are some observations which deserve attention. These unfortunately mostly provide hard lessons and not a lot of encouragement for people who hold to principles of democracy, enlightenment, and progressivity
Alexander III used to say that Russia has only two allies - its own army and its own navy. The All-Russian Movement for the Support of the Fleet exists for 25 years. Does Russia still have the same allies? Pravda.Ru editor-in-chief Inna Novikova asked this question to Mikhail Nenashev, the chairman of the movement
Although there are protests throughout America decrying the election of Donald Trump as the new, US President-elect the world should be thankful that it was not Hillary Clinton. Had she been elected, it is highly likely that the world would soon be engaged in WWIII
For Russian music fans, Markus Schulz is a special artist. He is not just a charismatic person, who never runs out of energy. He is also a huge talent and a long-time friend. We were lucky to be the first to invite Markus Schulz to Russia and have an interview with a genius of modern electronic music
The cause of the wars that has been ongoing in the Middle East for a century is the decision taken in the Cairo conference of 1921. In the Cairo conference, the 40 representatives of British imperialism drew up the new borders of the Middle East without bothering to consult the people who lived there
Once upon a time there was a very powerful nation. The most powerful nation in all the world. But, sadly, it had lost its way. It became arrogant and corrupt. It thought it could boss around the rest of the world, and if they did not comply they would simply drop bombs on them. In fifty years they dropped bombs on over thirty countries.