The ongoing doping scandal against Russia has been gathering pace thanks to the efforts of one man only, Grigory Rodchenkov, who used to chair the anti-doping laboratory in Sochi, to the greatest shame of the laboratory. According to him, all Russian athletes without exception were taking doping. How many lies are there in his words?
WADA has called to suspend Russian athletes from all international competitions, including the Olympics. Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday, July 18, that the Kremlin was strongly opposed to the use of doping in sports. Russia believes that there an anti-Russian coalition being created in sport
after the decision of the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Russia needs to terminate the fundamental NATO-Russia act. Russia is already regarded as an enemy. NATO is deploying troops near Russia already. When they conduct a dialogue, they simply set forth their requirements and say that Russia must meet them, that's all
How much politics is there in the story about the prohibition for Russian athletes to participate in the Summer Olympics in connection with the alleged use of doping drugs? Interestingly, the biggest scandal in the history of WADA was connected with too many positive samples at the World Athletic Championship in the USA
During the recent weeks, NATO military officials have made quite a few attempts to demonstrate the power and the resources of the alliance to Russia. The results of those demonstrations have turned out to be somewhat surprising. The state of affairs inside NATO objectively reflects the state of affairs in Europe, and in the West in general
Has a letter from Turkish President Erdogan solved all the problems in the Russian-Turkish relations? Have the relations between the two countries returned back to normal? It is believed that the apology from Turkey came as a formal step. The Turks, apparently, do not suggest anything else to recover the bilateral ties with Russia
For decades, Western military officials have talked about the Russian military capabilities and strategy as outdated and obsolete. they would say that the Russian Air Force was more stupid than smart, while the Russian navy was rusty. However, Russia's military capabilities of recent years have left the West in a state of shock
The war between Russia and the USA may break out even tomorrow, if the US bombs Assad. Units of the Russian Air Force are still present in Syria, so clashes between Russia and America are very likely to occur in Syria. Russian President Putin sent Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to look into the state of affairs in Syria
"The West has been trying to drive Russia into a corner, but we can not retreat farther. Russia is already staying in the corner, from which we want to get out. Our so-called Western partners leave us no other choice. They, of course, expect Russia's complete capitulation as it was in 1991, but such a shame will not repeat in our history
Lebanon asked Russia to help the armed forces of the country to combat terrorism. The Lebanese army shows daily resistance to the onslaught of Islamic State and Jabhat en-Nusra terrorists. Russia could supply arms to Kurdistan and promote the idea of the independent Kurdistan to try to establish law and order
It appears that the whole Western world has teamed up against Russia. What is the ultimate purpose of the ongoing anti-Russian campaign that the West is running? What kind of Russia does the West want? How can Russia respond to Western aggression? What is the essence of Trans-Atlanticism? Russia has been suffering from immense pressure lately.
Deputy chairman of Defense and Security Committee of Russia's Federation Council spoke about NATO's plans to strike a preventive blow on Russia. US missile defenses serve both as the smoke screen and a platform for placing offensive missiles. Can NATO strike a preventive blow on Russia without entailing catastrophic consequences for the aggressor?
Russian military officials said that Bastion systems and the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Navy will watch another missile destroyer of the Sixth Fleet of the United States in the Black Sea. The Americans were also warned that Russian aircraft could visit the US warship in the waters of the Black Sea