Sunday, November 27, 2022

Russia

Why Do Americans Hate Putin? – VT

Tucker Carlson thinks he knows. Here’s what he said:“… Democrats in Washington have told you it’s your patriotic duty to hate Vladimir Putin. It’s not a suggestion. It’s a mandate. Anything less than hatred for Putin is treason.Many Americans...

Ukraine capital in survival mode following latest Russian missile barrage: Residents without water, power

The Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv is in survival mode after a brutal series of Russian aerial attacks left most citizens without power, drinkable water, or both.About 70% of the city was left without power on Thursday morning after...

European Parliament attacked by hackers after vote naming Russia terrorism sponsor

The European Parliament’s website was down for several hours on Wednesday after "Pro-Kremlin" hackers retaliated against Russia being designated as a state sponsor of terrorism, according to reports.Earlier in the day, Reuters reported, European lawmakers voted in favor of...

Russian volcano gears up to most powerful eruption in 15 years

The Shiveluch volcano in Russia's far eastern Kamchatka peninsula may be gearing up for its first powerful eruption in 15 years, scientists say.Kamchatka is home to 29 active volcanoes, part of a vast belt of Earth known as the...

Cuban state visit to Russia demonstrates importance of Havana for Putin’s anti-American agenda

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel traveled to Russia this week under the auspices of an official state visit, where he will attend the unveiling of a statue of Fidel Castro at the Sokol metro station in northwestern Moscow.Despite Cuba's decision...

NATO expansion and the origins of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – VT

Eight months into the war in Ukraine, a consensus seems to have solidified among the U.S. commentariat: NATO expansion and years of U.S. policy had little or no role to play in Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine, which...

Ukraine plans to investigate video of Ukrainian forces allegedly killing Russian prisoners

Ukraine says it will investigate video footage circulated on Russian social media which Moscow alleged shows that Ukrainian forces killed Russian troops who may have been trying to surrender, after one of the men seemingly refused to lay down...

Turning on Russia: NEOCONS and RussoPhobia – VT

Part II:  The post-WWII strategy of the neocons has been shaped chiefly by Russo-phobia against the Soviet Union and now Russia By Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould Originally published in 2018 In the months and years following the Arab-Israeli war of October...

Turning on Russia: Been Done Before But Will This Time Be The Last? – VT

Originally published in 2018 “Stanley Fischer, the 73–year-old vice chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, is familiar with the decline of the world’s rich.  He spent his childhood and youth in the British protectorate of Rhodesia… before going to London...

Russian gas pipeline explodes near St. Petersburg, video shows

An explosion erupted in a gas pipeline outside St. Petersburg in Russia Saturday, according to a social media post by the governor of the Leningrad Region."Firefighters and rescuers extinguish a fire caused by a gas pipeline depressurization between Berngardovka...

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Pfizer Sinks $100 Billion in COVID Profits Into Developing — and Marketing — More Drugs – VT

For drugmaker Pfizer, a fortune amassed in the COVID-19 pandemic is now paving the path to pharma nirvana: a weight loss...

MTG Responds to Biden’s Gun Control Push With Pic of Herself With a Dead Hog and an AR-15

Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene just responded to Joe Biden’s latest gun control push by tweeting a picture of...