The figure concerning the percentage of women who have experienced some form of attack or abuse remains the same as when I started reporting on this day two decades ago: one in three women have been subjected to physical or emotional violence. Figures from one or two years ago show that we are not making progress. Planet Earth 2017 is a disgrace.
John McCain spoke of Russia as a "gas station country." Russia the gas station has developed into a country that could allegedly show influence on the course and the outcome of the presidential election in the US. Western "partners" acknowledge that solving major international problems without the participation of Russia is impossible
The EU has created a Military Planning and Conduct Capability Centre. Given rough situation in the NATO today because of disagreements between the US and their European allies concerning funding, such statements hint at the fact that the Europeans mastermind creation of their own fully fledged armed forces.
An authoritative US-based publication wrote in a recent article that President Donald Trump was supportive of NATO during his speech in front of Congress the week before. The Trump administration has finally switched to an unexpectedly tough course in relation to Russia, which caused applause in Europe and raised concerns in the Kremlin
Many in Russia paid attention to the social aspect of the tax: for some reason the luxury tax does not embrace either elite real estate, or yachts, or football clubs. Does Russia need a separate law on the luxury tax, which they tried to adopt, but have not adopted yet? Why doesn't the State Duma want to tax elite real estate, for instance?
That did not take long. The American MSM is excited. The U.S. airways are abuzz with titillating news. A mere six weeks into Donald Trump's Presidency, rumors abound around the country. Word on the street is that the networks favorite 'liberal' poster boy, Chief Instigator Barack Obama, hinted he wants in.
The appearance of the new medal has excited the Russian liberal opposition and, predictably, Ukrainian Internet activists and journalists. According to them, the new medal marks Russia's desire to go back to 1937, because the face of the medal will depict the founder of the All-Russian Commission for Combating Counterrevolution, Felix Dzerzhinsky
The potential of US nuclear forces enables Washington to deliver a crushing preemptive nuclear strike on any potential adversary. The possibility of an unchallenged nuclear missile strike on Russia or China is absolutely unreal for the United States. All of these calculations are related to silo-based continental ballistic missiles
The Islamic State terrorist group (banned in Russia) has stood up against China for the first time in its history. Terrorists of the movement have exposed a video, in which the portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping "turns" into a flame. The terrorists threaten China and promise to shed "rivers of blood" in the country
Those who have recently discovered Portugal and specifically, its capital city Lisbon, will have wondered how this Atlantic jewel managed to remain for so long off the tourist map. The reasons for this are many but for those who stumble on the shell and discover the pearl hidden inside, it matters little. They are already addicted.