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
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
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
Iran has tested medium-range missiles in response to recent decisions of the Trump administration. Republican Alcee Hastings introduced a resolution entitled "Authorization of Use of Force Against Iran," which entitled the US President for the use of force against Iran to stop the country from creating nuclear weapons. Is the war near?
Following the strange story with the use of the military airfield in Iran's Hamadan, it has become clear that Russia should not trust Iran. The events of the recent years can only reinforce the impression. Russia and Iran have different approaches not only to Syria - Iran shows influence on Russia's relations with the United States
Now President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is demonized and 'mistrusted', ridiculed and dismissed as a demagogue, condemned as a rough element, mocked as a buffoon. In his own country he is enjoying the highest popularity rating of any president in its history: at least well over 70 percent, but often even over 80 percent.
Turkey and Russia have coordinated a comprehensive truce plan, which will be presented to the parties of the conflict in Syria. This is not the first time, when the United States has not been invited to take part in negotiations on the regulation of the Syrian conflict. In December, foreign ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey gathered in Moscow
The liberation of Aleppo, Syria's second city and an ancient marvel, represents the most serious setback for the 15-year long Washington-led aggression on the entire region. An effective recolonisation of the region has stretched from Afghanistan to Libya, under a range of false pretexts. Invasions and proxy wars have been backed by economic...
The brutal killing of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov in Ankara was committed the day when Russian President Putin was going to attend "Woe from Wit" at Moscow's Maly Theater - the spectacle based on the great play by Alexander Griboyedov. Griboyedov was a writer, musician and diplomat of the highest rank, who was killed in Persia
The first casualty in war is truth: when conflicts flare up fierce is always very difficult, if not impossible, to be able to inform the public by maintaining a slightest impartiality and intellectual honesty. Often it is easier adapt yourself to the common choir, the official mainstream, because it is the most comfortable and safe solution.
Vladimir Putin started his two-day visit to Japan on December 15. The Russian president arrived in Japan two hours later than was originally planned. Putin is staying in Japan in the town of Nagato, the native town of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The Russian president was accommodated in a modest hotel next to hot springs
The Committee on Armed Services of the US Senate said at a meeting dedicated to the struggle against global threats to the United States that terrorist organizations in the Middle East, as well as Russia and China, were the biggest challenges to the United States of America. Russia and China seek to restore their erstwhile influence