Category Archives: The Great Game

Byzantium (Almost) Recognizes Banderite Church – Part III

An aged man is but a paltry thing, A tattered coat upon a stick, unless Soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing For every tatter in its mortal dress, Nor is there singing school but studying Monuments of … Continue reading

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Byzantium (Almost) Recognizes Banderite Church – Part II

Dear Readers: This Autocephaly story — which is rapidly growing more legs than a millipede on stem-cell regeneration therapy — came as a slap in the face to the Russian government!  A slap such was never before was seen, since … Continue reading

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Byzantium (Almost) Recognizes Banderite Church – Part I

Dear Readers: This is Breaking News of the highest order!  Yesterday (Thursday October 11), the Patriarch of Constantinople (almost) recognized the Ukrainian Banderite Church as the legitimate tomos of Ukraine.  (Well, technically, Bartholomew just “Removed the Anathema“, but that’s Step … Continue reading

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Russia – Israel Relations In The Aftermath – Part II

Dear Readers: Today concluding this piece by reporters Oleg Moskvin and Mikhail Moshkin. The headline reads: How the downing of the Russian IL-20 and the delivery to Syria of the S-300 has affected Israeli public opinion Yesterday we learned about … Continue reading

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Russia – Israel Relations In The Aftermath – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I have this interesting piece by reporters Oleg Moskvin and Mikhail Moshkin.  The headline reads: How the downing of the Russian IL-20 and the delivery to Syria of the S-300 has affected Israeli public opinion The reference … Continue reading

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New Balkan War? – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today concluding this piece by military reporter Evgeny Krutikov. Our story so far, in a nutshell:  The deadline for the compromise solution (Serbia vs Kosovo) expired;  Serbia was willing to accept the compromise (=some minor territory swaps between … Continue reading

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New Balkan War? – Part III

Dear Readers: Today continuing this piece by military reporter Evgeny Krutikov. This most recent crisis came about because the deadline had run out for the two sides in the conflict (Serbia vs Kosovo) to hammer out an agreement regarding territory … Continue reading

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