Portraits of former Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin emerged on displays in the center of Donetsk, the pro-russian rebel capital of eastern Ukraine. as the separatist authorities fuel a mood of Soviet nostalgia.The rebels revive Soviet customs to cement their Moscow-backed rule and fuel a mood of Soviet nostalgia.The horrors of Stalin's repressions and the deaths of up to five million Ukrainians in the 1930s due to famine caused by forced collectivization go unmentioned.The Donetsk rebel leader …
A monitoring group reports that several commanders of the “Free Syrian Army” have been killed by Russian air strikes in recent days.
The commanders are reportedly from the groups which receive support of US and other coalition allies.
The Syrian Observatory for Human rights reports that 45 people were killed by Russian airstrikes on Monday.
Among them were both civilians and rebel fighters. The airstrikes occurred in Jabal Akrad area.
This area is under control of the First Coastal Division …
Swiss military office has explained why their war plane approached the Russian air craft.
The Swiss official explained that the war plane approached Russian aircraft for the purpose of identification.
Peter Minder, an official of the Swiss Federal defense department stated that this is a standard procedure and it is carried out more than 100 times a year.
He confirmed that the military aircraft which approached the Russian jet transporting the speaker of the Russian Parliament, Sergey …
Saudi Arabia has a record number of world oil deposits. This can cause a major imbalance of the oil market.
The oil experts agree that Saudi Arabia is trying to gain a bigger share on the European Market.
Currently Saudi Arabia is on its way to making more oil deals. This can be a major problem for Russia as one of the major oil producers.
For 13 year, Saudi Arabia has accumulated record deposits of crude oil. On August of this year they came up to 326 615 barrels (approximately 44.55 …
US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has warned Putin of the Russian role in Syria and their support for Assad.
President of Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin has negotiated a personal meeting with the government officials from US, Turkey, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. It looks like Putin is trying to secure support from these countries and he might be successful.
On October 19th, John Kerry confirmed that the talks in Vein with the representatives of these countries will start shortly.
In the …