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
A Russian military adviser was killed in a mortar attack in Syria on February 1. According to sources in the Syrian army, the shelling could be conducted from the side of Turkey. The shelling of command posts of Syrian armed forces in the north of the country has become more frequent during the recent several weeks
Russia has reached a completely new level of warfare technology during its operation in Syria. Yet, the US and its allies have all they need to do the same, but they do not try to succeed at this point. Poor quality of intelligence information and financial inefficiency in the operation against ISIL brings up obvious questions
Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov called White House spokesman Josh Earnest's remarks about the Russian president "outrageous and offensive." In a recent press conference, Earnest stated that the US administration was sharing the view about Putin's corruptness. "We hope that our American colleagues will give us some explanations on that," Peskov said
China's Xinhua news agency, the mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, has released a detailed and harsh statement about recent information attacks against Russia and China. Such attacks are enthusiastically conducted by bloggers, Western press and liberal media of Russia and Ukraine
The BBC that has repeatedly found itself in the midst of corruption scandals has released a propaganda documentary about Russian President Putin. This is how we can see the professional purity of the BBC journalism. What can we expect from the corporation that referred to the Soviet War Memorial in Berlin as "The Tomb of the Unknown Rapist?"
Historically, Russia has always fought intuitively for the survival of all mankind. Of course, the events do not always look this way. But whatever they look like, this huge country has repeatedly rebuffed the most powerful forces of evil which were becoming a threat to the very existence of our planet.
Why did Russia start the operation? The analysis shows that the fall of Damascus would have become a powerful factor for the Islamic State to strengthen and expand further. Syria has been our historical ally, and Russia could not leave Syria to the mercy of fate. It took Russian military men months to develop the Syrian operation
The Russian economy may recover in the next two years regardless of what will be happening to oil prices, former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said. the creation of federal reserves, the reduction of the Russian public debt and the free floating of the national currency may resume the growth of the Russian economy
the mass perception of Putin as the new leader is associated with the fact that 1999 became the year, when elderly Russians started receiving their pensions without delays for the first time in years. Afterwards, from 2004 to 2008, a completely new consumer environment was created. The Russians renewed their home appliances, many bought cars
The Soviet Union did not break up because of the oil prices, although it did create a number of problems for the country. The myth was created to conceal the consciously made choice of the then Soviet administration. The choice was to deliberately destroy the Soviet Union. They lied when they said that the Soviet Union was starving in 1990-1991...
Russia has been paying the PACE, the Council of Europe and the European Court for Human Rights for years. It just so happens that all these payments were made to receive criticism and listen to anti-Russian remarks, Russian officials said. In April 2014, Russia was stripped of its powers in the organization because of the crisis in Ukraine
If the air space in the zone of combat operations on the territory of Ukraine had been closed from the ground level without any restrictions in altitudes, the accident would not have happened. Russian officials are convinced that Ukrainian authorities deliberately concealed or misrepresented real threats to the safety of civil aviation flights