October 12, 2018

War in Syria won’t end while the US remains there – Lavrov to French media

The illegal US presence in Syria is one of the reasons why war there cannot end, especially since Washington is apparently trying to create a quasi-state on the eastern bank of the Euphrates, the Russian foreign minister said.

The pessimistic prediction about the future of Syria came from Sergey Lavrov in an interview he gave to RT France, le Figaro and P...

October 11, 2018

Vladimir Putin: 'Nothing criminal' about suspects in Novichok nerve agent poisoning

LONDON — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that his country has identified the two men that Britain says are Russian intelligence officers suspected of poisoning a former spy and his daughter with a nerve agent in an English city.

Putin said there is “nothing criminal” about the pair, who are known to British investigators as Ale...

March 20, 2018

("The UK government isn't playing by the rule of law", but the russians just poisoned an entire city....)

International experts from the from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons are due in the UK to assess the type of nerve agent used to poison ex-spy Sergei Skripal, as the UK continues to put the blame on Russia. Author and digital expert Rob Abdul told Sputnik that the current UK government isn't pla...

December 15, 2017

quick commentary, and of course uzbekistan and starvekistan have a higher GDP per cap than Norway

“By most parameters we are better than the cities in developed countries. This year most of our parameters became better that those in rapidly developing cities such as Beijing. In some spheres we are still behind, but in others we can be competitive,” Sobyanin said in an interview with the TASS news agency.

“For example, we have fe...

October 27, 2017

During the late fifties and early sixties, at the dramatic height of the space race between the United States and Soviet Russia, propaganda was rife on both sides of the world but as these Soviet era propaganda posters attest to the Ruskies had an upper hand when it came to making striking and powerful propaganda posters.

Painted in the Soviet realism style these posters featured bold colours, grand imagery and inspiring slogan...

October 23, 2017

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lets just forget that the guy was a mass murderer and tortured his prisoners

Exactly 50 years ago Comandante Ernesto "Che" Guevara, one of the most famous Latin American revolutionaries, was killed by the CIA-backed Bolivian military forces. One of Che's dreams was to bring a revolution to his homeland, Oscar Fernandez Mell, Guevara's friend and associate, told Sputnik, sharing memories about the Argentinean.


October 23, 2017

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The peace loving Putin spreads his words of wisdom

Speaking at the annual Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin specifically underscored the need to team up to solve the world's most pressing issues. In an interview with Sputnik, journalist and Valdai Club member Giulietto Chiesa, touted Putin's speech as "exceptionally important."

Giulietto Chiesa said that the Russian President's rem...

October 18, 2017

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Canada watch out! there is a new planet saver out there, justin must be really worried

Russia has delivered more than 650 tons of food aid to over 110 countries in the past 10 years, the country’s envoy to the United Nations has revealed.

Vasily Nebenzya told a session of the UN Security Council that Russia was spending around $120 million annually to sustain more than 45 humanitarian operations around the globe...

October 10, 2017

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isis in syria and russia bad, in the rest of the world... not so bad

Russia’s prime minister has urged all nations in the world to set aside contradictions and unite their efforts to fight international terrorism in general and Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in particular, in order to defend the human civilization.

“It is time for all nations to set aside their ambitions and conflicts and unite for the sa...

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