The photo of the presumed terrorist, a black male with a salafi-style beard being carried away on a stretcher, left very little doubt about the identity of the attacker. No wonder his biography began to appear on several online newspaper and analysis websites. Was the photographed man just one of the victims?
The results of first televised debate of French presidential candidates do not look too comforting. The debate has shown that France is unable to determine its development strategy under new and extremely complicated conditions. The French elite is divided, the society is disoriented - everything indicates a looming acute political crisis
This week the Filipino President has bluntly demanded of the European Parliament to mind its own business, rather than that of his country. Andrey Klimov, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Committee on International Affairs, who has been to the Philippines recently, has told Pravda.Ru about this offbeat figure
When discussing the recent scandal in the relations between Turkey and the European Union, many pay attention to the electoral aspect of this conflict - the forthcoming elections in Germany and France and a referendum in Turkey. However, it remains unclear why Turkish President Erdogan has decided to go to the length of the conflict
Ukrainian military expert Oleg Zhdanov made a statement that shocked military officials in many countries. Ukraine's military analyst stated that Russia was "incapable of waging a full-scale war with Ukraine." "The Russians will be retreating as long as the Ukrainian Armed Forces will be chasing them out"
The European Union is experiencing the most acute and profound crisis in its entire history. Britain is leaving the EU against the backdrop of serious problems in Greece, the refugee crisis, smouldering military conflicts in Ukraine and the Balkans, the deterioration of relations with neighbours - all this undermines the unity of the European Union
The class that serves as the basis of stability, prosperity and social peace turns into a terrified and hysterical monster that only wants its peace back at any cost. The "middle class" is called "middle" because it takes a place between the proletariat and the big bourgeoisie. Today's middle class consists of not only farmers and small proprietors
Ukrainian politicians and economists say that because of the so-called "European integration" and the blockade of the Donbass, the barely alive Ukrainian economy will collapse in the coming months. Consequences of the collapse of the Ukrainian economy will affect every single Ukrainian national
How can Japan combine complete rejection of the right of the nation to wage war and the intention to attack someone else's territory? In order to be able to conduct such attacks, Japan must first erase Chapter 2 of its fundamental law. Tokyo has long been running a peculiar policy to "circumvent" constitutional restrictions on military activities
An authoritative US-based publication wrote in a recent article that President Donald Trump was supportive of NATO during his speech in front of Congress the week before. The Trump administration has finally switched to an unexpectedly tough course in relation to Russia, which caused applause in Europe and raised concerns in the Kremlin
The potential of US nuclear forces enables Washington to deliver a crushing preemptive nuclear strike on any potential adversary. The possibility of an unchallenged nuclear missile strike on Russia or China is absolutely unreal for the United States. All of these calculations are related to silo-based continental ballistic missiles
What is the difference between the Gulf monarchies and Iran? There is no Washington's control over Iran. Washington does not control Gulf monarchies entirely, but there is no force that can manipulate Iran. Any country that has access to nuclear technology can take a little effort and have some political will to obtain a military nuclear component
It appears that the level of democracy in the European Union nears that in Turkey. The European Parliament readies to withdraw immunity from National Front leader Marine Le Pen and put her on trial for the tweet that she made two years ago. The irony of the situation is the fact that Marine Le Pen is a presidential candidate