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Riyadh gave NO PROOF Tehran launched oil-plant attack – but still ‘expects US to do its dirty work for them’

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Saudi Arabia wants its allies to believe Tehran launched attacks on its oil facilities, even though the one thing their evidence proves is the Iranian-made arms. Even so, Donald Trump will unlikely greenlight a war against Iran. ‘Made in Iran’ is not ‘launched by Iran’ The possibility that Iranian-made missiles were used in the attack Read More

World sleepwalking into total nuclear war as callous elites fear no bloodshed – Russian scholar

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Limiting nuclear arsenals doesn’t make the world safer – not while the elites, who have never seen a big war, complacently believe they never will. This dangerous illusion invites apocalyptic conflict, a renowned scholar believes. Humankind’s history might be a history of wars, but for several decades there was a sort of lull, with no Read More

Was Russian with same name as jailed activist invented as spoiler candidate?

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Looking through the list of newly-elected deputies to the Moscow city council, I was surprised to see the name Alexander Solovyov on the list. I knew an Alexander Solovyov who was an associate of exiled former oligarch and Putin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and was, until recently, chairman of his Open Russia movement. As far as Read More

Kashmir, nukes & Pakistan’s toll in US war on terror: Imran Khan talks to RT

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Pakistani leader Imran Khan talked to RT’s Paula Slier about Pakistan being maligned during the War on Terror, the world’s lackluster response to Kashmir, threats of nuclear war, and ties with Russia, among other topics. Islamabad dragged into Washington’s war in Afghanistan “I strongly felt that Pakistan should have been neutral” in the US-led global Read More

Alliance between Berlin & Warsaw? New docs reveal what pushed USSR towards Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

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Recently released papers shed new light on the infamous non-aggression pact between the USSR and the Nazis. It was allegedly the West’s enmity and a potential alliance between Poland and Germany that forced Moscow’s hand. The Russian Defense Ministry has published a batch of historical documents in the wake of the 80th anniversary of the Read More

Security, terrorism & Iran: What Netanyahu talked to Putin about, days ahead of Israeli election

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is in Russia meeting President Vladimir Putin and top ministers. The little we know from the talks suggests Netanyahu may be trying to drag Moscow into his fight against Iran-linked “destabilization.” The two leaders met in the Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi late on Thursday. Officially, the talks were Read More

Pakistan ‘unfairly’ blamed for Washington’s failures in Afghanistan, PM Khan tells RT

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Islamabad suffered great losses when it joined Washington’s War on Terror, and in the end the US still pinned the blame on Pakistan for its own setbacks in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan told RT in an exclusive interview. Pakistan took a serious hit after joining the US-led global campaign against terrorism, Khan revealed. Before Read More

Poland wins bid to reduce Russian control of EU gas pipeline

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By Stephanie Bodoni, Vanessa Dezem and Maciej Martewicz on 9/10/2019 LUXEMBOURG (Bloomberg) – Poland won a European Union court ruling that limits Russia’s control of a key natural gas link. The eastern European nation successfully challenged a European Commission decision from 2016 that allowed Gazprom PJSC to use most of the capacity on the Opal Read More

Freudian slip? Kiev is part of Russia… at least on Le Figaro’s world map

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One of France’s most-read papers has depicted Kiev as a Russian city during its filming of the landmark prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine. Kiev was indeed a hub of Rus civilization… many centuries ago. Le Figaro, like most Western media outlets, has dispatched its reporters to cover the prisoners’ arrival at Kiev’s Boryspil airport Read More

India loses touch with spacecraft on mission to the moon

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India’s space agency has lost touch with its lunar lander as it approached the moon’s south pole. It’s not clear whether the Vikrum lander has crashed or landed. The agency said the spacecraft’s descent was normal until 2km (1.2miles) from the moon’s surface. It was supposed to deploy a rover to search for signs of Read More