The beginning of the US military operation against Iraq could influence the construction of the major export oil pipeline Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan, President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Natig Aliyev stated to journalists. According to him, pipes for the pipeline are delivered from the Turkish port Iskenderun. If "the northern front opens", pipe delivery to Azerbaijan could slow down, which will lead to delaying the construction of the pipeline.
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