Monthly Archives: April 2018

Can America And Russia Still Cooperate In Space?

Dear Readers: Witty people say that any post title which consists of a Yes/No question should always be answered with a very strong NO! However, being an Optimist, I do have these two pieces from VZGLIAD on the theme of … Continue reading

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Mark Feigin – Worst Lawyer In the World?

Dear Readers: I have heard of an American competition called “Ugliest Dog In the World”.  This is a great concept, and by the same token, there should be prizes for Worst or Ugliest [insert anything].  In the case of Russian … Continue reading

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Poroshenko Seeks To Punish Ordinary Crimean Workers

Dear Readers: Today I have 2 (somewhat) related stories, both involving the Ukraine. First this one, in which Ukrainian President Petr Poroshenko has proposed a law, whereby those residents of the Crimea who took part in recent Russian elections, will … Continue reading

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French Rocket Attack Against Syria Creates Friction Between Old Friends

Dear Readers: It is sad when old friends quarrel.  Often when two lovers break up, one returns a token to the other, such as a ring.  Or the Order of the French Legion.  And this can happen not just between … Continue reading

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Syrian Boy Tells Of His Acting Gig in White Helmets Propaganda Reel

Dear Readers: Syria is an ancient land full of history dating back many millenia, yea even unto the Bronze Age of Man.  In the 10th-century B.C. the Assyrians built a ruthless but effective Empire, from which the current nation derives … Continue reading

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Russian Military-Industrial Complex Finds New Customers – Part II

Dear Readers: We will proceed now to this interview with Alexander Mikheev, General Director of the Russian state entity called Ros-Oboron-Export (ROE).  According to its website and mission statement, ROE is “единственная в России государственная организация по экспорту всего спектра … Continue reading

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Russian Military-Industrial Complex Finds New Customers – Part I

Dear Readers: One unintended consequence of the Syria War (unintended, that is, from the point of view of the aggressors) is that Russian military hardware has found new fans, and new customers, around the world.  Customers who are impressed with … Continue reading

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