Seventeen oil fields in the South of Iraq were ignited by Iraqi soldiers today. As a Rosbalt correspondent reports, this has been confirmed by the Iraqi Defense Ministry. This is a preventative measure, according to the ministry, and is aimed at delaying the possible advance of US troops into Southern Iraqi territory.
Certain sources have said that the Iraqi government may have mined up to 52 of the largest oil fields in the country.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of collapse?
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War