Russia

‘Stop These Madmen': Germans Blast NATO Muscle-Flexing in the Baltics

Friday, February 24, 2017
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 24.02.2017 Focus readers criticized German leadership and the North Atlantic Alliance for sending German military equipment, including the Leopard 2 main battle tanks, Marder infantry fighting vehicles and Pionierpanzer 2 Dachs armored engineering vehicles to Lithuania as part of NATO’s plan ostensibly aimed at “deterring Russia.” Focus readers have criticized German leadership and... »

Why Everything Is Being Blamed On Putin

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Glenn Greenwald, originally posted at The Intercept, ZeroHedge.com Feb 23, 2017 For aspiring journalists, historians, or politically engaged citizens, there are few more productive uses of one’s time than randomly reading through the newsletters of I.F. Stone, the intrepid and independent journalist of the Cold War era who became, in my view, the... »

How the Corporate Media Continues to Use the Russia Scapegoat as a Distraction from Status Quo Failure

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By Paul Martin

Michael Krieger LibertyBlitzkrieg.com Wednesday Feb 22, 2017 Countless observers have noted the obvious fact that the corporate media’s all-encompassing obsession with anti-Russia hysteria is partly just a shameless campaign to prevent change within the Democratic Party by blaming its loss on an outside enemy as opposed to the oligarch-coddling, corrupt disaster it nominated. While... »

Russia Returns to Gold Market, Buys Tons More Precious Metal

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 22.02.2017 In January, Russia continued to increase its gold reserves with a large purchase of more than one million troy ounces, Vesti.ru reports. n January, Russia increased its gold reserves by 37 metric tons, equivalent to more than a million troy ounces, Vesti.ru reported on Tuesday. As a whole, Russia’s foreign reserves grew... »

The Russian Love Affair With Donald Trump Sours As The U.S. And Russia Move Toward War

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By Paul Martin

By Michael Snyder TheEconomicCollapseBlog.com February 20th, 2017 In recent months Donald Trump has been severely criticized by both Democrats and Republicans for not being sufficiently “anti-Russia”, but the truth is that the Trump administration has not been working hard enough to repair a relationship that is now souring very rapidly. When Donald Trump won... »

How Useless Is NATO? So Useless That Four NATO Members Would Pick Russia to Defend Them If Attacked

Monday, February 20, 2017
By Paul Martin

In a Gallup poll, respondents from Bulgaria, Greece, Slovenia and Turkey said they would pick Russia as an ally if their nations were attacked. Yes, those are all NATO members Russia-Insider.com 2/19/2017 In the face of a “resurgent Russia” and other “emerging challenges”, NATO needs to stay agile and ready to “fight tonight,” according... »

Russian Ambassador To UN Vitaly Churkin “Suddenly Dies” In New York

Monday, February 20, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Feb 20, 2017 Vitaly Churkin, who served as Russia’s permanent representative to the United Nations since 2006, “died suddenly” in New York, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced. Churkin died one day before his 65th birthday. The Russian diplomat reportedly passed away after being rushed to a hospital in New York.... »

Top intel officials say allegations of Trump campaign link to Russia ‘complete garbage’ – Priebus

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By Paul Martin

RT.com 19 Feb, 2017 News reports of US President Donald Trump’s team having contacted with Moscow before the US presidential election are “not only grossly overstated, but also wrong,” White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said, citing top US intelligence officials. “I can assure you, the top levels of the intelligence community have... »

The Washington Post Actually Takes Russian Government Money (Unlike the Websites It Helped Slander)

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Paul Martin

Michael Krieger LibertyBlitzkrieg.com Friday Feb 17, 2017 Earlier this week, Tucker Carlson interviewed the Washington Post’s Erik Wemple and brought up the fact that the paper regularly receives money from the Russian government to publish propaganda known as “native advertising” within the contents of the newspaper. This was news to me. The Rest…HERE Share... »

NATO’s Black Sea Build-up Will Be Greeted by Russia’s Most Advanced Military Hardware

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Paul Martin

Russia is more than ready for NATO’s plan to increase naval and air presence in the Black Sea region Richard Brandt Russia-Insider.com 2/17/2017 Russia’s growing presence in the Black Sea is a military and geopolitical reality that NATO refuses to accept. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced yesterday that NATO will “strengthen its air and... »

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