Category Archives: Breaking News

Breaking News: Fighting Breaks Out On Russia-China Border

Dear Readers: Haha – gotcha!  Okay, my title is blatant click-bait, and also highly misleading — but it’s not fake news!  Please allow me to explain.  Today I have this short but exciting piece by reporter Alina Nazarova, which describes … Continue reading

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More Wire-tapped Poroshenko Biden Conversations – Part II

Dear Readers: The Poroshenko-Biden wiretap story took an amusing turn as laid out in this piece, by reporter Nikolai Storozhenko.  Russians and Ukrainians, plus those who follow this whole language issue, will get why this story is so funny.  Or … Continue reading

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More Wire-tapped Poroshenko Biden Conversations – Part I

Dear Readers: I am 4 days late with this story from June 22, but that’s not too bad, I reckon, given the mass of important things going on in the world.  This current story is a continuation of an earlier … Continue reading

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Russian Reaction To American Protests – Part V

Dear Readers: Before continuing with Varlamov’s vid, and just to place the whole issue of American police brutality in its appropriate context, I urge people to read this piece by Max Blumenthal of the Grayzone.  A vocal critic of the … Continue reading

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Russian Reaction To American Protests – Part IV

Dear Readers: From among the swamp of the Russian non-systemic Opposition, it must be clarified that not all of them have the “la-di-da” attitude of a, say, Xenia Sobchak.  I saw this piece by Ilya Varlamov, who is one of … Continue reading

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Russian Reaction To American Protests – Part III

Dear Readers: I set myself a difficult task of trying to educate my (mostly American) readers about what Russia “thinks” of the current protest movement. It is difficult, because, of course, there is not just one opinion.  Russian mainstream media … Continue reading

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Russian Reaction To American Protests – Part II

Dear Readers: As we continue to discuss the American protests and demonstrations, we have seen that there is a surprising lack of Schadenfreude in the Russian media.  Even though American media continues to demonize Russia; and even though American government … Continue reading

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Russian Reaction To American Protests – Part I

Dear Readers: This is a very broad and complicated topic, that is well above my pay grade (especially considering that my pay grade is $0 as a blogger!) but I am going to do my best to shed some enlightenment, … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges On The Real Mafia State

Dear Readers: I saw this Jimmy Dore/Chris Hedges interview on youtube and wanted to share, in case somebody has not seen it yet.  This type of material is not my usual “beat” because it’s in English, and I usually do … Continue reading

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Two Rape Suspects Acquitted In Ufa

Dear Readers: Still on the “True Crime” beat, and still on the topic of (alleged) police brutality; but today moving much farther East — to the Bashkiria Republic of the Russian Federation.  You guessed it! – it’s a story I … Continue reading

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