Islamist terrorists are ready to cut off the tongues of those, who call their organization Daesh, but not ISIS/ISIL. World media prefer to use the term "ISIS" or the "Islamic State." Which name is correct? Daesh is actually a Latin-adapted Arabic acronym. The French were the first, who challenged the Islamic State linguistically
My new essay is devoted to the Russian altruism, supported with facts and links. I'm sick and tired of hearing these two words - 'Russian Aggressor.' To all mocking skeptics, who doubt an ethical account, please get off this page and stop reading it. Your Russophobe brains won't comprehend this, anyway!
People have been cherishing the dream of flying to other planets for decades. However, space is the environment that is highly hostile to humans. Space per se excludes life and only accepts death. Death may occur right on the way to space. Does it mean that space is not a place for humans?
To a foreign weed I prefer the nettles of my home. So says me Ouday, the old Syrian. He also said that it was a poet of Iraq that told him first and who am I to doubt the old Ouday? Before greeting cheerful the foreign who enters your home armed, telling you that he came to free you, better if you ask yourself what are his real reasons, you that...
When Russian Air Force used the KAB-1500 half-ton bomb to strike terrorists in Syria, many Russians felt proud. Indeed, such a powerful bomb capable of breaking through three meters of concrete is a reliable guarantee of protection. Are there other types of large bombs in the world and how did they appear?
The Russian Ministry of Sports asked the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to consider only reliable information in its work. It goes about the investigation of possible violations committed by Russian athletes, who, as Western publications reported, were accused of using steroids. Now the WADA wants Russia out of the 2016 Olympics
The scandal related to recent revelations from FIFA chief Joseph Blatter is gathering pace. Recently, Blatter stated that a secret agreement was made to host the World Cup 2018 in Russia. Blatter spoke about the World Cup in 2022, but it was Russia that got all the media hype. In Russia, may people took Blatter's words as words of "betrayal"
French publication Charlie Hebdo has published cartoons of the crash of the Russian aircraft in Egypt. Russia's reaction followed immediately and it was sharply negative, of course. Many Russian publications showed a strange reaction to the cartoons and started reprinting them. The Kremlin administration did not leave the news out of attention
Well-known people from different countries of the world have become Russian citizens. At the same time, Russian liberals and a certain segment of Western media never stop trumpeting about bears in the streets of Russian cities, the "Putin regime" and so on. In search for freedom, Europe and America have come to the point of absurdity
A recent plenum of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China adopted a series of landmark economic decisions. One of them is about the need to raise the standard of living in China. Just think about it: 1.5 billion Chinese people - a fifth and perhaps even a quarter of mankind - will start living better lives
Zita Rezakhanova, one of the Siamese twins, who were separated in 2003 by Russian surgeons, died. Zita and Gita Rezakhanova were born with three legs and one pelvis. The surgery to separate Siamese twins Zita and Gita was unique, because doctors managed to save the lives of the two girls, who shared unpaired internal organs
The United States has declassified information about the officer, who prevented the start of a nuclear war during the Cuban missile crisis. the global catastrophe was prevented owing to the actions of Captain William Bassett, who received an order at a military base in Okinawa (Japan) to launch 32 Mace B cruise missiles
It was customary for many Russians and still remains so for some to diminish themselves in front of the West. In the West, the trend is the opposite: to diminish all other nations in the name of the glory and power of the West. The West has done a lot for the human civilization, but they want to bite a bigger piece from somebody else's pie as well