• Der Spiegel: Putin is ready to abandon Assad

    "The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, had no intentions to support Bashar Assad as a President of Syria. Apparently, he is ready to fulfil the requirement of the West on the resolution of Syrian conflict" – reported German weekly Der Spiegel on November 13, referring to a secret document in their possession. The document talks about Russian strategy in Syria and relations with the West.It shows that Putin is seeking a beginning of the negotiations on the resolution of the Syrian conflict …

  • Islamic State threatens Russia

    The terrorist group, Islamic State, published a video threatening to carry out attacks on Russian soil– reported SITE international intelligence group. The group tracks jihadist activities on the Internet.

    In the video, a sequence of video scenes is accompanied by a song “Soon, very soon” and features images of murder and ISIS militants. "Soon a sea of blood will flow" -proclaim the jihadists.

    The Kremlin responded to the video. "Russian Intelligence Agencies will examine the video …

  • New Russian banknote marks annexation of Crimea

    According to reports of the TASS news agency, a 100 ruble banknote commemorating Moscow's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 will appear in Russia next month.This comes as an act of defiance against world opinion. 

    Russia's annexation of Crimea followed the ouster of Ukraine's pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych in 2014, and has been widely condemned as an illegal act by world leaders. This, and a prolonged fighting between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in the east of the …

  • Pro-Russian Hungarian Premier's sentiments on Ukraine

    In his interview with Swiss Weekly, Victor Orban, the Hungarian leader known to support Putin, said: "If we were not in the EU, we could easily find ourselves in the same situation as Ukraine. From a historical perspective, Ukraine should be in the EU. But at this point in time does it truly belong to Europe? If we do not want to be a second Ukraine, if we do not want a country in the twilight between two worlds," he added that: " Hungary must belong to the EU. It is about our identity. If …

  • England urges FIFA to expel Russian Minister from its Executive Committee

    The Head of the Football Association of England, Greg Dyke, filed a request to expel Vitaliy Mutko, the Russian Minister of Sport from the FIFA Executive Committee. The World Anti-Doping Agency accused Vitaliy Mutko of covering numerous manipulations with doping samples.

    “FIFA must make a swift decision whether the person who is involved should remain on the Executive Committee. Vitaliy Mutko is the head of the Worl Cup 2018 Organizational Committee and the Russian Minister of Sport. He …