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Russia turns to the East, away from stagnant Europe

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 16:46
Everyone can see what is happening in the economies of Western Europe. Their growth is zero. Russia will have the same if it sticks to European partners only. Now look at the countries of the Asia-Pacific region. They have five-seven percent of economic growth. Chinese economy grows by seven percent. Russia's goal is to leave Europe behind
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Donbass and Chechnya: Incomparable comparison

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 17:50
This comparison is incorrect. Firstly, one needs to understand that in the Donbass, it was common people, who took weapons in their hands. They organized themselves and started fighting to exclude their own mass extermination - genocide - that the Ukrainian government was going to conduct in the east of the country
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Military conflict between Russia and NATO may start in near future

Wed, 15/07/2015 - 15:44
The West is changing its nuclear strategy. They intend to pull out from the treaty on short and medium-range missiles. The United States will thus be able to deploy medium-range ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and ground-based missiles in Europe. All this is being done for the so-called decapitating and preemptive nuclear strike on Russia
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USA's Patriot system is pitiful semblance of Russia's S-300

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 16:29
Anti-aircraft missile system S-400 "Triumf" is second to none in the world and is recognized as the most advanced system of the kind. The idea to create a long-range system appeared during the 1990s to destroy targets at a maximum range at medium altitudes
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Russian economy: In tatters, weakest or stable and growing?

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 17:25
Economists surveyed by Bloomberg named ten countries with worst expectations for GDP growth this year. Russia is to be ranked second in terms of GDP reduction - 3.5 percent - after Ukraine's four percent. Is it possible to say that the Russian economy is one of the weakest in the world?
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Russia demonstrates political and economic influence in Ufa

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 17:56
Russia, being not a G7 member anymore, concentrates on the blocs, where the West is not represented. The large-scale joint summit of BRICS, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEC) in the city of Ufa on July 8-10 will be a major geopolitical event for those forces that stay away from Washington
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Gambling business in Russia: Hopeless ruins

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 19:06
Most Russians have only negative associations when they think of gambling business. The dynamically developing industry has not taken roots in Russia, even though it was bringing very good taxes to regional budgets and state treasury. In 2009, all casinos in Russia were closed. More than 400,000 people - most of them young people - lost their jobs
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Russian opposition activists want foreigners to occupy and rule Russia

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 17:08
Does anyone remember wonderful suggestions from Mikhail Khodorkovsky to give Russian nuclear weapons away to the United States to write off Russian debts that Putin subsequently repaid by the way? Does anyone remember Khodorkovsky's another suggestion to sell a half of the Russian oil industry to American oil giants?
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How foreign NGOs destroy Russia

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 17:11
Recently, the Federation Council suggested introducing a "stop-list" for foreign NGOs in Russia that either implement political tasks to the benefit of foreign states or finance Russian NGOs for the same purpose. Let's take a look at well-known political NGOs. Many of them do not work in Russia officially anymore
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Eurasian Economic Union: Russia's new USSR?

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 22:10
What future will the Eurasian Economic Union have? Will EEU members use the experience of the Soviet or of the European Union? Will they integrate on fundamentally new principles? A lot was destroyed after the collapse of the Soviet Union. A lot was lost, and Russia reoriented her foreign economic ties to European, American and African countries
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It is about time Russia should end International Space Station project

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 18:49
Before the ISS project started, the Americans were practically nobody in the field of manned spaceflights. Nowadays, Russia and the USA are about on the same level with it comes to space technology, spaceflight training and long-term staying in space. Russia has excellent rockets that no one else in the world can make
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Belgium's decision to arrest Russian state property displays absolute lawlessness

Thu, 18/06/2015 - 12:56
Russian institutions in Belgium received arrest warrants for state property of the Russian Federation in the European country. The list of the arrested Russian public property includes the local branch of the Russian Orthodox Church, the Russian representative office in Eurocontrol, representative offices of non-governmental organizations and media
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Who can win World War Three if it can be won at all?

Wed, 17/06/2015 - 12:07
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia would aim its striking forces at the territories that posed a threat to Russia's security. "If someone threatens our security, we will have to aim our striking forces at the territories, from where the threat comes." According to Putin, it is NATO that is approaching Russia's borders
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Russia's new missiles to overcome any type of missile defense systems

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 19:37
Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that Russian Armed Forces would receive more than 40 intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2015. The new missiles would be capable of overcoming any, even most technically advanced missile defense systems, Putin also said. Russia has also developed a new amphibious ship to replace the French Mistrals
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Islamic State already in Russia

Wed, 10/06/2015 - 16:12
Dagestani preacher Abu Khalid Nadir swore an oath to the Islamic State, thereby creating a new threat to stability in the North Caucasus region. The emergence of such an organization was beneficial to Sunni monarchies of the Gulf. Paradoxically, but it was profitable to Israel. The Islamic State was financed by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the USA.
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Russia's Western partners understand only language of force

Mon, 08/06/2015 - 17:32
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond stated that London was considering an opportunity to deploy US cruise missiles on the territory of the United Kingdom as Russia's actions could not be left unanswered. In fact, Russia's sworn friends have been moving their red lines closer and closer to Moscow. Can Russia have its forces in Russia?
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Israeli carrots vs. Russian farmers: Who wins the battle?

Tue, 02/06/2015 - 18:01
Carrots from Israel, cucumbers from Serbia, fruit from Africa - this is what most Russians can find in food stores nowadays after Russia embargoed food imports from European countries. Finding domestic products in Russian supermarkets is not an easy task. Why can't Russian consumers buy Russian food?
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Russia's fifth-generation smartplane PAK FA T-50: Total eclipse of F-35

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:26
Russia's PAK FA T-50 fifth-generation fighter jet is a "flying robot and a smart plane," in which the pilot does not play a significant role, but becomes an integral part of the aircraft. The Russian fifth generation T-50 stealth fighter is in many ways superior to state-of-the-art models of American fighters F-22 and F-35
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Russia's import substitution: Ruble has to be cheap

Mon, 25/05/2015 - 20:45
In the US, specialists say that the Russian economy is recovering. This is happening not in spite of, but owing to Western sanctions and the weak ruble. Russian companies switch to domestic products, which means that the much-talked about import substitution is taking place. However, with stronger ruble, the process loses relevance
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Can Russia and Japan eat apple of discord?

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 16:12
After US Secretary of State Kerry paid a visit to Russia, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe evinced interest in Russia as well. It is an open secret that Japan follows Washington when it comes to foreign policy. Japanese Prime Mniister Abe demonstrates an intention to resume dialogue with Russia. "The puck is on the side of Japan," Putin said
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