LATEST FROM THE RUSSOPHILE - NON MAINSTREAM NEWS!

Hilarion: “Rome and Moscow can speak with one voice”

January 18, 2016 – Fort Russ News – – ZENIT — “the world seen from Rome” translated from Italian by Tom Winter Pope Francis with Metropolitan Hilarion, FM of the Moscow Patriarchate The head of the department for foreign relations of the Patriarchate of Moscow speaks of ecumenical progress and shared challenges that Catholics and the Orthodox […]

The post Hilarion: “Rome and Moscow can speak with one voice” appeared first on Russia News Now.

The 'Soda Police' Just Learned A Valuable Lesson About Taxes

Submitted by Daniel Mitchell via The Foundation for Economic Education, I don’t like tax increases, but I like having additional evidence that higher tax rates change behavior. So when my leftist friends “win” by imposing tax hikes, I try to make lemonade out of lemons by pointing out “supply-side” effects. I’m hoping that if leftists […]

The post The 'Soda Police' Just Learned A Valuable Lesson About Taxes appeared first on Russia News Now.

WATCH: Justice Department report hits Chicago police for lack of accountability, rampant racial profiling

After more than a year of investigation, the Justice Department released an official report on Friday that condemned the Chicago Police Department for lacking accountability, frequently abusing its power, and targeting racial minorities. The Chicago Police “has helped create a culture in which officers expect to use force and not be questioned about the need for […]

The post WATCH: Justice Department report hits Chicago police for lack of accountability, rampant racial profiling appeared first on Russia News Now.

Watch Syrian army battle terrorists in Dayr al-Zawr

A militant walks near damaged vehicles after a car bomb explosion in east of the northern Syrian town of al-Bab on January 15, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The Syrian army has released footage of clashes with Daesh Takfiri terrorists in the country’s eastern city of Dayr al-Zawr. In the footage released on Wednesday, Syrian troops can […]

The post Watch Syrian army battle terrorists in Dayr al-Zawr appeared first on Russia News Now.

Debate: Iran nuclear deal

In this episode of The Debate, Press TV has conducted an interview with Pye Ian, an independent economic and political researcher from Irvine, and Michael Lane, the founder of the American Institute for Foreign Policy from Washington, to discuss the achievements of Iran’s nuclear deal a year after its implementation.

The post Debate: Iran nuclear deal appeared first on Russia News Now.

PMU liberate two areas of Nineveh Plains from ISIS

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com The Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) have managed on Wednesday to liberate two areas in Nineveh Plain, IraqiNews reported. The media office of the PMU said in a press statement that “Forces from al-Hashd al-Shaabi’s 8th brigade liberated, today, the areas of Upper Glokhan and al-Baraem neighborhood in Nineveh Plain.” “The security forces also detonated […]

The post PMU liberate two areas of Nineveh Plains from ISIS appeared first on Russia News Now.

Iraqi PM calls for a “thorough investigation” on why the US invaded his country

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called for on Tuesday during a press conference for a full investigation into the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq.. He said he wants to see a “thorough investigation” on why the US decided its troops needed to be “occupying” Iraq. “The US invasion of Iraq removed [former Iraqi […]

The post Iraqi PM calls for a “thorough investigation” on why the US invaded his country appeared first on Russia News Now.

Lawyer: Snowden may get Russian citizenship in coming years

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com Edward Snowden The CIA and NSA contractor who leaked top-secret information on the US surveillance program, Edward Snowden, could be a Russian citizenship holder in the coming years his lawyer said. “In the near future, he may formally file a request for Russian citizenship, but only he will decide this for himself,” said Anatoly […]

The post Lawyer: Snowden may get Russian citizenship in coming years appeared first on Russia News Now.

Regime Change Comes Home: The CIA’s Overt Threats against Trump

Counterinformation By Prof. James Petras Global Research, January 18, 2017 The norms of US capitalist democracy include the election of presidential candidates through competitive elections, unimpeded by force and violence by the permanent institutions of the state.  Voter manipulation has occurred during the recent elections, as in the case of the John F. Kennedy victory […]

The post Regime Change Comes Home: The CIA’s Overt Threats against Trump appeared first on Russia News Now.

Russia, Turkey claim 14 breaches of the ceasefire in one day across Syria

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com TASS has reported that Russian servicemen have recorded seven ceasefire violations in Syria, another seven breaches have been recorded by Turkey, but they have not been confirmed by Russia, the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of the Warring Parties in Syria said in its daily bulletin posted on the Russian Defense Ministry’s website. “The […]

The post Russia, Turkey claim 14 breaches of the ceasefire in one day across Syria appeared first on Russia News Now.

Xi Jinping Steps Up With Charm Offensive

Counterinformation Chinese leader profits from a geopolitical vacuum only days before Donald Trump’s inauguration By Pepe Escobar January 18, 2017 “Information Clearing House” – “Asia-Times” –  He did it, his way; Chinese President Xi Jinping descended on the Swiss Alps; profited from a geopolitical vacuum only three days before Donald Trump’s inauguration with the Atlanticist […]

The post Xi Jinping Steps Up With Charm Offensive appeared first on Russia News Now.

The Extraordinary Array of Those Questioning Trump’s Legitimacy

Counterinformation By Gary Leupp January 18, 2017 “Information Clearing House” – “CP” – It is an extraordinary situation. The ruling class seems by and large quite shocked by the election result. Donald Trump is surely a representative of the class—in that he’s a billionaire for god sake—but, for the majority of the richest and most […]

The post The Extraordinary Array of Those Questioning Trump’s Legitimacy appeared first on Russia News Now.

Does Russia have the best armed forces in the world?

TheDuran| This article is published with the permission of the author, first published by The Saker. In my recent article “Risks and Opportunities for 2017” I made a statement which shocked many readers. I wrote: Russia is now the most powerful country on the planet. (…) the Russian armed forces are probably the most powerful […]

The post Does Russia have the best armed forces in the world? appeared first on Russia News Now.

Chelsea Manning sentence commuted after seven years of brutal imprisonment

– Advertisement – From WSWS President Obama commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the military intelligence analyst who made public evidence of US war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, allowing Manning to go free on May 17, after completing over seven years in prison. Army Pfc Bradley Manning was arrested by the Army […]

The post Chelsea Manning sentence commuted after seven years of brutal imprisonment appeared first on Russia News Now.

Top Chinese Economic Adviser Preparing for Trade War with Trump

January 18, 2017   |   James Holbrooks (ANTIMEDIA) On Wednesday, the New York Times ran a biographical piece on Lui He, the top economic advisor to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Described as a “soft-spoken, American-educated technocrat” with influence “some believe rivals that of the prime minister,” the Times goes on to suggest Lui may […]

The post Top Chinese Economic Adviser Preparing for Trade War with Trump appeared first on Russia News Now.

LIVE NOW: Fox News Stream of Donald Trump Inauguration, Full Coverage Leading Up to Ceremony

Featured Politics TV LIVE NOW: Fox News Stream of Donald Trump Inauguration, Full Coverage Leading Up to Ceremony Watch history from your PC, phone, or tablet. Live Fox News Stream of all coverage leading up to Donald Trump’s Inauguration as well as the full ceremony and events following the swearing in of the 45th President […]

The post LIVE NOW: Fox News Stream of Donald Trump Inauguration, Full Coverage Leading Up to Ceremony appeared first on Russia News Now.

The Pentagon’s director of operational test & evaluation (OTE) assessment of the F-35 (amazing read!)

Friends,This is not Russian “propaganda”. This is an official US government document. And an amazing read.  See for yourself: I would like to use this opportunity to wholeheartedly congratulate Israel for being the first country outside the USA to deploy this superb aircraft! Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Liberman speaks June 22 during the Lockheed […]

The post The Pentagon’s director of operational test & evaluation (OTE) assessment of the F-35 (amazing read!) appeared first on Russia News Now.

“Color Revolution” against Donald Trump

What will happen on Inauguration Day? Anti-Trump protest movements are envisaged alongside a campaign to disrupt.  While there  are “genuine protests” –e.g. those led by the Answer Coalition and Workers World–, the main thrust is coming from an “engineered” campaign supported and financed by the Neocons, which is largely intent upon disrupting the inauguration and destabilizing the Trump […]

The post “Color Revolution” against Donald Trump appeared first on Russia News Now.

French PM: EU needs independent defense

Failed-evolutionFrench Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has called for the creation of an independent European defense system, in response to Donald Trump’s recent criticism of NATO, which the US president-elect called “obsolete.” In the interview with German newspaper Bild and the Times of London, published Sunday, Trump raised doubts that the US, under his leadership, would […]

The post French PM: EU needs independent defense appeared first on Russia News Now.

Not helpful: Trump's UN pick Nikki Haley shows support for Israel and hard line on Russia

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Carlos Barria / Reuters South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, nominated to be the new US ambassador to the UN, told the Senate she would “always stand by Israel” and took a hard line on Russia, clashing with positions taken by President-elect Donald Trump. Haley’s opening remarks at her confirmation hearing before the Senate […]

The post Not helpful: Trump's UN pick Nikki Haley shows support for Israel and hard line on Russia appeared first on Russia News Now.

Obama's last White House news conference: US is 'strongest country… we're going to be OK'

SOTT.netsott.net/news Just two days before vacating 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, President Barack Obama reiterated his clichés about US protecting small countries, blamed bad relations with Russia on Vladimir Putin, and called situation in Israel a threat to US national security. The first question was about his decision to commute much of whistleblower Chelsea Manning’s sentence. Manning’s […]

The post Obama's last White House news conference: US is 'strongest country… we're going to be OK' appeared first on Russia News Now.

Does A Rogue Deep State Have Trump's Back?

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Rather than being the bad guys, as per the usual Liberal world-view, the Armed Forces may well play a key role in reducing the utterly toxic influence of neocon-neoliberals within the Deep State. Suddenly everybody is referring to the Deep State, typically without offering much of a definition. […]

The post Does A Rogue Deep State Have Trump's Back? appeared first on Russia News Now.

By freeing Chelsea Manning, Obama saved her life. Many other trans prisoners won’t be so lucky

Chelsea Manning will soon be free. Following pressure from LGBT advocacy groups, President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of the whistleblower, who has served seven years at the Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas, an all-male facility. As groups like the American Civil Liberties Union, National Organization for Women, Lambda Legal and the Transgender Law […]

The post By freeing Chelsea Manning, Obama saved her life. Many other trans prisoners won’t be so lucky appeared first on Russia News Now.

Ukraine’s president hopes to meet Trump in February – WSJ

NEW YORK, January 19. /TASS/. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko hopes to meet US President-elect Donald Trump in February and believes the incoming administration will continue its policy of Ukraine’s support, he said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. “Look, first of all, we are enjoying the strong bipartisan support” in the US, Poroshenko […]

The post Ukraine’s president hopes to meet Trump in February – WSJ appeared first on Russia News Now.

The Elite In Davos Have Just Proposed Something Unbelievable To Take Back Control Economically – Episode 1181

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:06 — 45.6MB) Click On Picture To See Larger Picture Lowe’s begins to layoff employees, it starts with 2400. Target holiday season was terrible.Macy’s might be closing another 100 stores. Tiffany blames Trump for decline in sales. Wage inflation weakest in 30 months. FDIC can now sue […]

The post The Elite In Davos Have Just Proposed Something Unbelievable To Take Back Control Economically – Episode 1181 appeared first on Russia News Now.

Syrian army enters outskirts of Ain Fijeh town under heavy fire

xinhuanetDAMASCUS, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — The Syrian army stormed the outskirts of the Ain Fijeh town, where the main water spring feeding the capital Damascus is located, under cover of heavy rocket fire on Wednesday, in the latest bid to restore that area to resume the water pumping into Damascus, the Syrian military media said. […]

The post Syrian army enters outskirts of Ain Fijeh town under heavy fire appeared first on Russia News Now.

Hollande, Merkel, Putin discuss Minsk deal, Syria peace talks over phone

xinhuanetPARIS, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — Leaders of France, Germany and Russia discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine and progress in implementing the Minsk agreement in addition to Astana intra-Syrian talks in a three-way phone call on Wednesday, the French presidency said in a statement. French President Francois Hollande called for the Minsk agreement to be […]

The post Hollande, Merkel, Putin discuss Minsk deal, Syria peace talks over phone appeared first on Russia News Now.

RT blocked from posting new articles or sharing on Facebook

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com Breaking News RT have announced that they are currently blocked from being able to make new posts with links or share content on Facebook. They have announced they are still able to write status updates. In the meantime they have urged everyone to follow them on Twitter at @rt_com as they experience the downtime […]

The post RT blocked from posting new articles or sharing on Facebook appeared first on Russia News Now.

Oleg Tsarev: Ukraine Will Avoid Collapse Only After Pivoting to Russia

stalkerzoneThe speaker of parliament of Novorossiya, the former deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Oleg Tsarev, especially for “Russian Spring”, commented on the statement of the deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Aleksandr Yushchenko for rapid disintegration of Ukraine. In his opinion, the probability of the implementation of such a scenario has significantly […]

The post Oleg Tsarev: Ukraine Will Avoid Collapse Only After Pivoting to Russia appeared first on Russia News Now.

What Chelsea Manning’s Story Tells Us About Justice in the United States

January 18, 2017   |   Darius Shahtahmasebi (ANTIMEDIA) In a surprising move by an American president who has used the outdated Espionage Act more than all past presidents combined, Barack Obama commuted the 35-year prison sentence of whistleblower Chelsea Manning on Tuesday. Manning is now set to be released on May 17 of this year. Chelsea Manning was […]

The post What Chelsea Manning’s Story Tells Us About Justice in the United States appeared first on Russia News Now.

Russia Snaps, Accuses UK, Germany And France Of 'Grossly Interfering' In The US Election:'US allies have grossly interfered in America’s internal affa…

Steve QuayleHaving listened stoically for the past two months to accusations without evidence that Moscow “hacked the US election”, and that Hillary’s loss was indirectly due to Putin’s alleged meddling, which resulted in Obama’s expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats, on Wednesday Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov finally snapped, and lashed out at the ongoing US election […]

The post Russia Snaps, Accuses UK, Germany And France Of 'Grossly Interfering' In The US Election:'US allies have grossly interfered in America’s internal affa… appeared first on Russia News Now.

Venezuela, A Threat to US National Security??: Obama Extends Executive Order Targeting Venezuela for Second Time.

Outgoing US President Barack Obama renewed a controversial executive order Friday that designates Venezuela as an “unusual and extraordinary threat” to national security. In one of his last acts as president, Obama stated that he had decided to extend the executive order given that Venezuela’s situation had “not improved” since the decree was first renewed […]

The post Venezuela, A Threat to US National Security??: Obama Extends Executive Order Targeting Venezuela for Second Time. appeared first on Russia News Now.

EPA Nominee Pruitt's Hearing Shows Him Poised to Be “Every Polluter's Ally”

RINF Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) and his Democratic colleagues on the Senate Environment and Public Works committee dug into Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) nominee Scott Pruitt on Wednesday, blasting his record of suing the very agency he’s been selected to lead, and putting his fossil fuel industry ties front and center.  As Ben Jervey and […]

The post EPA Nominee Pruitt's Hearing Shows Him Poised to Be “Every Polluter's Ally” appeared first on Russia News Now.

Επιβεβαιώνει ο Σ.Λαβρόφ τις «υπόγειες τριβές» ελληνικής και ρωσικής διπλωματίας

Failed-evolutionΠΑΡΑ ΤΙΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΣΤΟΜΕΣ ΔΙΑΚΗΡΥΞΕΙΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΙΣ ΕΛΛΗΝΟΡΩΣΙΚΕΣ ΣΧΕΣΕΙΣ, ΦΑΙΝΕΤΑΙ ΠΩΣ Ο «ΚΟΦΤΗΣ» ΔΟΚΙΜΑΖΕΤΑΙ ΠΡΩΤΑ Σ’ ΑΥΤΕΣ ΜΕ AΠΕΛΑΣΕΙΣ ΔΙΠΛΩΜΑΤΩΝ, ΑΡΝΗΣΗ ΑΝΕΦΟΔΙΑΣΜΟΥ ΠΛΟΙΩΝ ΚΛΠ Θανάσης Αυγερινός Πρωτοφανείς είναι οι αποκαλύψεις, στις οποίες προχώρησε εμμέσως πλην σαφώς ο Ρώσος υπουργός Εξωτερικών Σεργκέι Λαβρόφ, απαντώντας σε ερωτήσεις μας κατά την καθιερωμένη εναρκτήρια του έτους συνέντευξη Τύπου. Ο επικεφαλής […]

The post Επιβεβαιώνει ο Σ.Λαβρόφ τις «υπόγειες τριβές» ελληνικής και ρωσικής διπλωματίας appeared first on Russia News Now.

Foreign central banks liquidate record $405 billion in US Treasuries as China sells most since 2011

SOTT.netsott.net/news The wholesale liquidation of US Treasuries continued in November, when according to the just released TIC data, foreign central banks sold another $936 million in US paper in November 2016, which due to an offset of $892 million in buying one year ago, means that for the 12 month period ended November, foreign central […]

The post Foreign central banks liquidate record $405 billion in US Treasuries as China sells most since 2011 appeared first on Russia News Now.

Syria rushes troops and top commander to Deir Ezzor under siege by ISIS

SOTT.netsott.net/news As situation in eastern desert city of Deir Ezzor under attack from ISIS remains tense, Syria rushes reinforcements and a top commander to the town, with latest reports suggesting that further ISIS attacks have been repelled. As the military crisis in Deir Ezzor continues, the Syrian army has rushed reinforcements to the besieged desert […]

The post Syria rushes troops and top commander to Deir Ezzor under siege by ISIS appeared first on Russia News Now.

FBI, 5 Other Agencies Are Probing If The Kremlin Covertly Funded Trump

It’s official: after months of speculation that the Feds and other US intelligence agencies are probing whether Trump has any connections to the Kremlin, financial or otherwise, this afternoon McClatchy confirmed that indeed, the FBI and five other intelligence and law enforcement agencies have collaborated for months on an investigation into whether Russia’s government secretly […]

The post FBI, 5 Other Agencies Are Probing If The Kremlin Covertly Funded Trump appeared first on Russia News Now.

Mogherini: EU committed to JCPOA implementation

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini arrives for the opening of the Mideast peace conference in Paris on January 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has stressed that the 28-nation bloc will “protect and preserve” Iran’s historic nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of countries. “We have made very clear […]

The post Mogherini: EU committed to JCPOA implementation appeared first on Russia News Now.

Exercise! Frozen bikes, illegal yoga, sturdy stolen statues

Home /Stories /TWERF /Exercise! Frozen bikes, illegal yoga, sturdy stolen statues Thursday, January 12, 2017 by Alice E.M. Underwood Sport can be hazardous to your health 1. Dreaming of a bike Christmas: what better way to celebrate -27 degrees (-17 F) temperatures than a brisk bike ride through the capital? That’s what about 500 bicyclists did […]

The post Exercise! Frozen bikes, illegal yoga, sturdy stolen statues appeared first on Russia News Now.

President of CNN: Our Credibility Is Higher Than Ever

IWB-InvestmentwatchInvestmentWatchBlog by Amna El Tawil CNN and president-elect Donald Trump have a rocky relationship and it comes as no secret they constantly accuse each other of all sorts of things. For instance, Trump tweeted on numerous occasions that CNN will lose its credibility. On the other hand, president of CNN, Jeff Zucker, claims their credibility […]

The post President of CNN: Our Credibility Is Higher Than Ever appeared first on Russia News Now.

Clinton Foundation Caught In a $145 Million Scandal With Russia! After All The Talk About Trump And Russia, IT IS CLINTON Dealing With Putin! OH, WOW, ERIC BRAVERMAN SURFACES!

IWB-InvestmentwatchInvestmentWatchBlog by Pamela Williams When it rains it pours, and buckets are pouring down on the Clintons as we speak. This is really infuriating, as all we have heard recently is talk about Trump and Putin’s ties; but in reality we should be talking about the fact that American soil is now owned by Vladimir […]

The post Clinton Foundation Caught In a $145 Million Scandal With Russia! After All The Talk About Trump And Russia, IT IS CLINTON Dealing With Putin! OH, WOW, ERIC BRAVERMAN SURFACES! appeared first on Russia News Now.

Edward Snowden Allowed to Stay in Russia for a Couple More Years, Has Right to Become Russian Citizen

IWB-InvestmentwatchInvestmentWatchBlog by Amna El Tawil Edward Snowden, a whistleblower who disclosed the extent of NSA’s surveillance, can stay in Russia for a few more years, it has been revealed. According to The Guardian, an official confirmed that Russia extended Snowden’s stay in the country. The NSA contractor will get to spend two more years in Russia […]

The post Edward Snowden Allowed to Stay in Russia for a Couple More Years, Has Right to Become Russian Citizen appeared first on Russia News Now.

Video: Kurdish-led forces capture ISIS child soldiers near Raqqa

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which compromises mostly of the Kurdish YPG, have captured three ISIS child soldiers in a town in Raqqa’s western countrysides. According to an SDF spokesman in the video, the children will be investigated before they are returned to their families to resume a normal life as it was before the […]

The post Video: Kurdish-led forces capture ISIS child soldiers near Raqqa appeared first on Russia News Now.

Syria would welcome United States to peace talks in Astana, contradicting Iran

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com Any country, including the United States, that “honestly seeks to facilitate the peaceful settlement of the Syrian conflict, is eligible to take part in the Astana meeting,” Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Meqdad said on Wednesday in an interview with the Lebanese broadcaster al-Mayadeen. Only earlier, Meqdad had said that Qatar and Saudi Arabia […]

The post Syria would welcome United States to peace talks in Astana, contradicting Iran appeared first on Russia News Now.

14 Iraqi police killed or wounded by ISIS in Iraq, another five abducted

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com 14 members of the Federal Police were either killed or wounded and a further five others abducted by ISIS in an attack on their headquarters in Albu Eissa, a security source in Salahuddin Province told Al-Sumaria News on Wednesday. “ISIS launched an attack, at dawn today, on the Federal Police headquarters in Albu Eissa […]

The post 14 Iraqi police killed or wounded by ISIS in Iraq, another five abducted appeared first on Russia News Now.

Syrian opposition groups name delegation chiefs to peace talks

VeteransToday by  Jim W. Dean, VT Editor  … with Press TV,  Tehran The HMNC’s Alloush, representing the Wahabbi religious terrorists [ Note: It appears that the next round of Syrian Peace talks have gotten past the “crib death” stage. The opposition is committed to attending now, without the deal-wrecking preconditions that the Saudi rump group, […]

The post Syrian opposition groups name delegation chiefs to peace talks appeared first on Russia News Now.

Iben Thranholm: Christianity is a common ground between the West and the East

A remarkable geopolitical shift has taken place in this part of the world as the traditional pattern of friends and adversaries is broken. India and… First of all we have to accept that Russia is leading today an alliance, which consists of countries and forces that are fighting terrorism in Syria… Russia will continue to […]

The post Iben Thranholm: Christianity is a common ground between the West and the East appeared first on Russia News Now.

US Intel Vets Demand Obama Show Proof of Russian Hacking or Admit It Doesn’t Exist

January 18, 2017   |   Alice Salles (ANTIMEDIA) A group of intelligence, military, and diplomatic veterans known as Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, or VIPS, have signed a letter calling on President Barack Obama to release evidence regarding alleged Russian interference in the election. Otherwise, the letter asserts, the outgoing president must admit proof is […]

The post US Intel Vets Demand Obama Show Proof of Russian Hacking or Admit It Doesn’t Exist appeared first on Russia News Now.

America’s word: not worth a Kopek

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:35

January 18, 2016 – Fort Russ News – – Christophe SERVAN in Boulevard Voltaire, translated by Tom Winter The entire conquest of the West was accomplished through treaties with the Indian nations which Washington hastened to trample under foot. To listen to some members of the US Congress, one must take seriously the hypothesis of an impending […]

The post America’s word: not worth a Kopek appeared first on Russia News Now.

Trump’s nominee to lead EPA says human impact on climate change up for debate – Pruitt

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:33

RINF Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, disagrees with the president-elect that climate change is ‘hoax,’ but says the human impact on the phenomenon needs more debate. During his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Pruitt told the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, “science tells us the climate is changing […]

The post Trump’s nominee to lead EPA says human impact on climate change up for debate – Pruitt appeared first on Russia News Now.

Trump’s personality will have serious impact on foreign policy, warns Chatham House

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:33

RINF Donald Trump’s “brash, thin-skinned” personality is likely to have serious impacts on allies and enemies alike, according to a report by UK think tank Chatham House. The extensive study, ‘America’s International Role Under Donald Trump,’ speculates on the impact Trump will have on the world when he takes office on Friday. Its findings include […]

The post Trump’s personality will have serious impact on foreign policy, warns Chatham House appeared first on Russia News Now.

Ευρωπαϊκή αποκεντρωμένη ημέρα δράσης κατά της CETA

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:32

Failed-evolutionΣάββατο 28 Ιανουαρίου 2017, 12:00 – Σύνταγμα: Ερμού & Νίκης Εμείς, η κοινωνία των πολιτών, τα κινήματα βάσης, τα εργατικά κινήματα, οι αγρότες, οι περιβαλλοντικές και κοινωνικές ομάδες από όλη την Ευρώπη καλούμε για μια αποκεντρωμένη, ευρωπαϊκή, ημέρα δράσης κατά της εμπορικής συμφωνίας μεταξύ ΕΕ και Καναδά (CETA), που θα πραγματοποιηθεί την 21η Ιανουαρίου και […]

The post Ευρωπαϊκή αποκεντρωμένη ημέρα δράσης κατά της CETA appeared first on Russia News Now.

Death toll in Yemen war reaches 10,000

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:32

Failed-evolutionA UN envoy held talks with Yemen’s President Abd Rabbuh Hadi on Monday as the United Nations said the death toll from the war had reached 10,000. The envoy, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, was in Aden for the meeting that focused on a return to a ceasefire and to political talks to end the nearly […]

The post Death toll in Yemen war reaches 10,000 appeared first on Russia News Now.

Majority of Americans believe Trump would have won anyway, hacked or not

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:31

SOTT.netsott.net/news © AP / Washington Post / Ghetty ImagesA majority of Americans think the outcome of the U.S. presidential elections would have remained the same, despite Russia’s alleged hacking. Donald Trump (left) won the election over Hillary Clinton (right) in November 2016 Most Americans think Donald Trump would have still won the election regardless of […]

The post Majority of Americans believe Trump would have won anyway, hacked or not appeared first on Russia News Now.

Angela Merkel's EU Army Poses the Greatest Threat to World Peace in 2017

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:30

This article was orignally posted at www.disobedientmedia.com Abstract German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other Europhile politicians have pushed forward with an aggressive campaign to militarize the European Union. These plans have at times been kept from European citizens in certain states. The new EU Army appears to be supplied at least in part by NATO […]

The post Angela Merkel's EU Army Poses the Greatest Threat to World Peace in 2017 appeared first on Russia News Now.

Foreign Central Banks Liquidate Record $405 Billion In US Treasuries As China Sells Most US Paper Since 2011

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:30

The wholesale liquidation of US Treasuries continued in November, when according to the just released TIC data, foreign central banks sold another $936 million in US paper in November 2016, which due to an offset of $892 million in buying one year ago, means that for the 12 month period ended November, foreign central banks […]

The post Foreign Central Banks Liquidate Record $405 Billion In US Treasuries As China Sells Most US Paper Since 2011 appeared first on Russia News Now.

XI: China seeking new model of relations with US

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:26

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech during a high-level event in the Assembly Hall at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on January 18, 2017. (Photos by Reuters) Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will strive towards including the United States in its “circle of friends” around the globe. Xi Jinping made the […]

The post XI: China seeking new model of relations with US appeared first on Russia News Now.

Houthis kill at least 16 Saudi soldiers with sniper fire since beginning of 2017

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:21

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com Yemeni sources said on Wednesday that at least two Saudi soldiers in the kingdom’s southern Jizan province were taken out by Houthi sniper fire. There were no other reports on injuries to soldiers who were targeted at two Saudi military camps in the border region. Houthi forces said on Wednesday that at least 16 […]

The post Houthis kill at least 16 Saudi soldiers with sniper fire since beginning of 2017 appeared first on Russia News Now.

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Antitrust Lawsuits To Move Against JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, & Bank Of America

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:17

The U.S. Supreme Court turned away an appeal by Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc. and JP Morgan Chase & Co., refusing to stop antitrust lawsuits that accuse some of the world’s largest banks of conspiring to rig Libor. The banks sought review of a decision that said the suing investors had adequately claimed they […]

The post U.S. Supreme Court Allows Antitrust Lawsuits To Move Against JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, & Bank Of America appeared first on Russia News Now.

Marine Le Pen: Crimea Was Never Ukrainian, I Will Recognize Crimea as Part of Russia

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:17

The French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has reiterated her support for Russia’s claim on Crimea in a newspaper interview in which she made another decisive tilt towards Moscow. With three months before France goes to the polls, the Front National leader said she recognised Crimea as being part of Russia and if elected, she […]

The post Marine Le Pen: Crimea Was Never Ukrainian, I Will Recognize Crimea as Part of Russia appeared first on Russia News Now.

New Cold War.org Information Bulletin, Vol 2 #9, Jan 18, 2017

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:33

New Cold War.org Information Bulletin, Vol 2 #9, Jan 18, 2017 (Asterisk * denotes that the listed item has also been posted separately, in full, on the New Cold War.org website.) Ukraine-Russia-Europe: Edward Snowden granted three-year residency extension in Russia, Reuters, Jan 18, 2017 Ukrainian forces intensify shelling, violate ceasefire 682 times over past 24 […]

The post New Cold War.org Information Bulletin, Vol 2 #9, Jan 18, 2017 appeared first on Russia News Now.

In OtherWords: January 18, 2016

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:33

RINF Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The bizarre week leading up to inauguration was a strangely fitting one. There were new allegations of Russian meddling with Trump, salacious new allegations about the billionaire’s private life, and ever more speculation about foreign intrigue. But if the new allegations are true, writes Jill Richardson this week, the […]

The post In OtherWords: January 18, 2016 appeared first on Russia News Now.

SOTT FOCUS: Social Justice, Clinton and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:32

SOTT.netsott.net/news We all know by now that the 2008 Crisis was the result of the unchecked and unregulated greed of Wall Street Fatcats. This greed, that infects the 1%, nearly brought the entire world economy to its knees, and could have brought it lower. Money mad psychopaths were able to convince the government to deregulate […]

The post SOTT FOCUS: Social Justice, Clinton and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis appeared first on Russia News Now.

Chinese tourists are avoiding Paris due to rising violence and crime

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:31

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Julien Chatelin/Rex FeaturesBig spenders … Chinese tourists carrying boutique shopping bags are easy prey for thieves, especially in the suburban hotels where they tend to stay Tourists from China are avoiding France amid surging violence and crime, a Chinese tourism expert has said, reporting that customers are turning to Russia as a safer […]

The post Chinese tourists are avoiding Paris due to rising violence and crime appeared first on Russia News Now.

Chinese tourists are avoiding Paris due to rising violence and crime

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:31

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Julien Chatelin/Rex FeaturesBig spenders … Chinese tourists carrying boutique shopping bags are easy prey for thieves, especially in the suburban hotels where they tend to stay Tourists from China are avoiding France amid surging violence and crime, a Chinese tourism expert has said, reporting that customers are turning to Russia as a safer […]

The post Chinese tourists are avoiding Paris due to rising violence and crime appeared first on Russia News Now.

Report: HSBC is funding destruction of Indonesian rainforests, orangutan habitats

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:30

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Getty ImagesRecently cleared land for palm oil plantations, habitat of Sumatran orangutans and a peat swamp ecosystem. A major British bank is financing the destruction of vast areas of rainforest in Indonesia, a new report claims. HSBC has allegedly helped provide billions of pounds in funding for companies that destroy natural forests to […]

The post Report: HSBC is funding destruction of Indonesian rainforests, orangutan habitats appeared first on Russia News Now.

Report: HSBC is funding destruction of Indonesian rainforests, orangutan habitats

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:30

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Getty ImagesRecently cleared land for palm oil plantations, habitat of Sumatran orangutans and a peat swamp ecosystem. A major British bank is financing the destruction of vast areas of rainforest in Indonesia, a new report claims. HSBC has allegedly helped provide billions of pounds in funding for companies that destroy natural forests to […]

The post Report: HSBC is funding destruction of Indonesian rainforests, orangutan habitats appeared first on Russia News Now.

Report: HSBC is funding destruction of Indonesian rainforests, orangutan habitats

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:30

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Getty ImagesRecently cleared land for palm oil plantations, habitat of Sumatran orangutans and a peat swamp ecosystem. A major British bank is financing the destruction of vast areas of rainforest in Indonesia, a new report claims. HSBC has allegedly helped provide billions of pounds in funding for companies that destroy natural forests to […]

The post Report: HSBC is funding destruction of Indonesian rainforests, orangutan habitats appeared first on Russia News Now.

Emergence of a New Alliance: Russia, Turkey Join Together Fighting Terrorists

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:30

Strategic-Culture-FoundationThe Russian Defence Ministry said on January 18 that Russian and Turkish air forces launched a joint operation against Islamic State (IS) militants holding the town of al-Bab northeast of Aleppo. Lieutenant-General Sergei Rudskoi, the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Federation, said it was the first time the air forces of Russia and Turkey […]

The post Emergence of a New Alliance: Russia, Turkey Join Together Fighting Terrorists appeared first on Russia News Now.

Alibaba'a Jack Ma Drops a Redpill in Davos: The U.S. Wasted $14 Trillion on Wars Over the Past 30 Years

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:29

And there it is, the unvarnished, raw, truth about how everything went wrong for middle class America. Since the Vietnam war, more than 45 years ago, the US has embarked on a neocon strategy of war in an effort to build a global empire. The result of that strategy has left American infrastructure second rate, its […]

The post Alibaba'a Jack Ma Drops a Redpill in Davos: The U.S. Wasted $14 Trillion on Wars Over the Past 30 Years appeared first on Russia News Now.

Ukraine’s Savchenko expelled from Rada security, defense committee

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:28

KIEV, January 18. /TASS/. Security and defense committee of Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada has expelled the flamboyant deputy Nadiya (Nadezhda) Savchenko for releasing a list of Ukrainian POWs currently kept in the part of Donbass uncontrolled by the Kiev government. Savchenko told Wednesday’s hearings of the committee she did not recognize any guilt on her part. […]

The post Ukraine’s Savchenko expelled from Rada security, defense committee appeared first on Russia News Now.

Moscow Army store to grant discounts to Americans on Trumps’ inauguration day

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:28

MOSCOW, January 18. /TASS/. A Moscow commissary is offering a special treat to U.S. diplomats and other U.S. citizens on January 20, the day of inauguration of the 45th President, Donald Trump – they will enjoy discounts if they turn up there and decide to buy something. The Army of Russia branded store, which is […]

The post Moscow Army store to grant discounts to Americans on Trumps’ inauguration day appeared first on Russia News Now.

Venezuelan president says he is planning to visit Moscow soon

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:28

MOSCOW, January 18. /TASS/. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has said he intends to pay a visit to Moscow soon. “I hope I’ll be in Moscow soon,” he told a teleconference hosted by the country’s Embassy in Russia answering a question from a TASS correspondent. A source in the embassy has confirmed in an interview with […]

The post Venezuelan president says he is planning to visit Moscow soon appeared first on Russia News Now.

Russia Insider Daily Headlines for 01/18/2017

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:26

Today’s headlines Alex Jones: ‘CIA Director Brennan Is an Entity From the Pit of Hell’ by David Curry Washington Will Cry – RT Now Available at UN Headquarters by Simon North Black Political Genius Maxine Waters: Kremlin Invented Term ‘Crooked Hillary’! (Video) by Richard Brandt Russians Are Rolling out the Welcome Mat for Trump by […]

The post Russia Insider Daily Headlines for 01/18/2017 appeared first on Russia News Now.

PODCAST: The Fight Over a Trump-Putin Détente Begins (Stephen F. Cohen)

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:22

John Batchelor ShowJanuary 18, 2017 Nation Contributing Editor Stephen F. Cohen and John Batchelor continue their weekly discussions, now in their fourth year, about the new US-Russian Cold War. Events this past week make clear that Trump was serious about changing US policy toward Russia, and the enemies of détente know it. from http://eastwestaccord.com/podcast-fight-trump-putin-detente-begins-stephen-f-cohen/

The post PODCAST: The Fight Over a Trump-Putin Détente Begins (Stephen F. Cohen) appeared first on Russia News Now.

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Antitrust Lawsuits To Move Forward Against JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, & Bank Of America

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:18

The U.S. Supreme Court turned away an appeal by Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc. and JP Morgan Chase & Co., refusing to stop antitrust lawsuits that accuse some of the world’s largest banks of conspiring to rig Libor. The banks sought review of a decision that said the suing investors had adequately claimed they […]

The post U.S. Supreme Court Allows Antitrust Lawsuits To Move Forward Against JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, & Bank Of America appeared first on Russia News Now.

Is China About to Dethrone the US as the World’s Economic Leader?

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:14

January 18, 2017   |   James Holbrooks (ANTIMEDIA) Davos — Marking the first time a Chinese head of state has attended the World Economic Forum — an annual meeting of financial and political juggernauts from around the globe — China’s President Xi Jinping gave a landmark speech in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday, in which […]

The post Is China About to Dethrone the US as the World’s Economic Leader? appeared first on Russia News Now.

Associate of Paul Craig Roberts Exposes What Is Really Behind Gold’s Recent Spike

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 22:14

Steve QuayleToday an associate of former Assistant U.S. Treasury Secretary official, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, exposed what is really behind gold’s recent spike. Dave Kranzler:  The dollar went nearly parabolic after the election, along with the Dow and the S&P 500. The move was not supported by fundamental factors in any respect.  Rather, it was momentum-chasing […]

The post Associate of Paul Craig Roberts Exposes What Is Really Behind Gold’s Recent Spike appeared first on Russia News Now.

Trump’s UN pick Nikki Haley shows support for Israel, hard line on Russia

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:36

RINF South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, nominated to be the new US ambassador to the UN, told the Senate she would “always stand by Israel” and took a hard line on Russia, clashing with positions taken by President-elect Donald Trump. Haley’s opening remarks at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee revolved around the […]

The post Trump’s UN pick Nikki Haley shows support for Israel, hard line on Russia appeared first on Russia News Now.

Will President Trump rein in the U.S. Military Industrial Complex?

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:33

SOTT.netsott.net/news © AFP 2016/ DON EMMERTPresident-elect Donald Trump Whilst Donald Trump has spoken of reducing waste in the US military procurement system, ultimately if his administration is going to bring defence costs under control it needs to draw back from the US’s excessive military commitments. One of the most striking – though unreported – aspects […]

The post Will President Trump rein in the U.S. Military Industrial Complex? appeared first on Russia News Now.

Worst legislative record in history? Obama

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:33

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Getty Images“In case you forgot how, let me help you with that…” President Obama oversaw the deepest legislative malaise in modern political history, according to the Washington Times Legislative Index, which captures his struggles to find ways to work with a Congress that ranged from lukewarm to openly hostile toward him. Over the […]

The post Worst legislative record in history? Obama appeared first on Russia News Now.

Trump the 'cure for spinelessness' as Germany begins blaming U.S. for refugee crisis

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:32

SOTT.netsott.net/news Trump is the perfect villain who may finally spark a German declaration of independence from the Empire Trump might just turn out to be the cure to Germans’ spinelessnes. Speaking to a German daily earlier this week the man to be sworn in as POTUS this Friday wondered if US’ NATO alliance with Western […]

The post Trump the 'cure for spinelessness' as Germany begins blaming U.S. for refugee crisis appeared first on Russia News Now.

Anti-corruption campaigners slam Britain for 'failure to tackle tax havens'

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:32

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Inconnu Anti-corruption campaigners have accused the British government of falling short on its longstanding commitment to fight corruption, voicing concerns over the government’s “rejection of the need to stop the UK tax havens selling secrecy.” Responding to recommendations by the International Development Committee (IDC) in its October 2016 report ‘Tackling corruption overseas’, officials […]

The post Anti-corruption campaigners slam Britain for 'failure to tackle tax havens' appeared first on Russia News Now.

Deconstructing MI6 smear artist Chris Steele's 'dossier' on Trump's Moscow visit

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:32

SOTT.netsott.net/news Almost everyone goes to bed at night. Some get up to urinate. The older, less continent ones can’t get up easily, so they urinate on themselves. If properly cared for, they do so in what is known in the geriatric product market as roll-ups. A small minority arrange to be urinated upon by others, […]

The post Deconstructing MI6 smear artist Chris Steele's 'dossier' on Trump's Moscow visit appeared first on Russia News Now.

Nadia Savchenko draws condemnation in Ukraine by suggesting Crimea be put “on the back burner”

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:32

SOTT.netsott.net/news © RadioSvoboda.org (RFE/RL)Nadia Savchenko Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko has caused controversy by suggesting that Kyiv must accept Moscow’s grip on Crimea for the time being if it wants to regain control over eastern territory held by Russia-backed separatists. Speaking on 112 Ukraine TV on January 17, Savchenko said that “the only peaceful way” to […]

The post Nadia Savchenko draws condemnation in Ukraine by suggesting Crimea be put “on the back burner” appeared first on Russia News Now.

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard makes secret “fact-finding trip” to Syria

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:32

SOTT.netsott.net/news Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), joins colleagues and members of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America in support for the permanent re-authorization of the Zadroga Act. A US congresswoman made a secret “fact-finding trip” to the Syrian capital Damascus days before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Democratic Representative and Iraq War veteran Tulsi Gabbard […]

The post Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard makes secret “fact-finding trip” to Syria appeared first on Russia News Now.

Biden Announces 2020 Presidential Run: “We Have No Freakin' Idea What Trump's Gonna Do”

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:31

Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, In the sappiest of sappy interviews, outgoing vice president Joe Biden looks back, and forward. ‘I Wish to Hell I’d Just Kept Saying the Exact Same Thing’ says Biden in a New York Times interview. The title is cryptic but it pertains to a speech Biden gave in July […]

The post Biden Announces 2020 Presidential Run: “We Have No Freakin' Idea What Trump's Gonna Do” appeared first on Russia News Now.

Obama’s troubled legacy on race leaves room for black conservatives to rise under Donald Trump

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:30

During his farewell speech last week in Chicago, President Obama said that “race relations are better than they were 10, or 20, or 30 years ago, no matter what some folks say. You can see it not just in statistics, you see it in the attitudes of young Americans across the political spectrum.” While Obama’s […]

The post Obama’s troubled legacy on race leaves room for black conservatives to rise under Donald Trump appeared first on Russia News Now.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard embarks on “fact-finding” mission to Damascus, Syria

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:30

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a sophomore Hawaii Democrat and Iraq War veteran, recently embarked on what her office called a “fact-finding” mission to Damascus, in Syria. Per Foreign Policy: Congressional travel to the devastated country is exceedingly rare, especially as fighting continues in direct violation of a recent cease-fire agreement brokered by Turkey and Russia. This week, Syrian […]

The post Rep. Tulsi Gabbard embarks on “fact-finding” mission to Damascus, Syria appeared first on Russia News Now.

Oscar López Rivera to Be Freed as Obama Commutes Sentence for Puerto Rican Independence Activist

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:28

On Tuesday, President Obama also commuted the sentence of longtime Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera, who has been imprisoned for about 35 years, much of the time in solitary confinement. In 1981, López Rivera was convicted on federal charges including seditious conspiracy — conspiring to oppose U.S. authority over Puerto Rico by force. […]

The post Oscar López Rivera to Be Freed as Obama Commutes Sentence for Puerto Rican Independence Activist appeared first on Russia News Now.

Chelsea Manning's Attorneys: Obama's Commutation Will Help Save Life of Jailed Army Whistleblower

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:28

In one of his final acts in office, President Obama shortened the sentences of 209 prisoners and pardoned 64 individuals on Tuesday. The list included Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning, who is now set to be freed on May 17, after Obama reduced her sentence from 35 years to seven. According to her attorneys, she is […]

The post Chelsea Manning's Attorneys: Obama's Commutation Will Help Save Life of Jailed Army Whistleblower appeared first on Russia News Now.

Pundit: Saudi Arabia's regime change policy failed

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:28

This file photo taken on March 23, 2016 shows a Yemeni boy running past buildings that were damaged by air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in the capital Sanaa. (Photo by AFP) Iran has voiced readiness to work with Saudi Arabia to give an end to the regional conflicts including the war in […]

The post Pundit: Saudi Arabia's regime change policy failed appeared first on Russia News Now.

Taiwan Has Started Massive Drills Simulating Chinese Attack

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:25

IWB-InvestmentwatchInvestmentWatchBlog by Edmondo Burr The Liaoning Taiwan initiated defense preparation exercises in response to provocation by China, vowing to “enhance training 365 days a year.” On Wednesday, China sent its sole aircraft carrier into the Strait of Taiwan, raising the tension between Beijing and the self-ruled island. Sputnik reports: Taipei simulated a scenario in which […]

The post Taiwan Has Started Massive Drills Simulating Chinese Attack appeared first on Russia News Now.

US Increases Weapons Airdrops To Opposition Forces in Syria

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:25

IWB-InvestmentwatchInvestmentWatchBlog by Carol Adl The United States is increasing airdrops of weapons, ammunition and other supplies to foreign-backed militants in the Syrian city of Raqqa. The weapons are intended for opposition forces to “fight ISIS”  as they close in on the groups self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa in Syria, according to US media reports citing the […]

The post US Increases Weapons Airdrops To Opposition Forces in Syria appeared first on Russia News Now.

WITH TRUMP INAUGURATION JUST DAYS AWAY, RUSSIA FINALLY LETS WORLD KNOW HOW IT REALLY FEELS

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:25

IWB-InvestmentwatchInvestmentWatchBlog [embedded content] Jack Davis for Western Journalism reports, On Tuesday, Russia’s foreign minister said his nation looks forward to a pragmatic relationship with the United States under the leadership of President-elect Donald Trump. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said nuclear weapons reductions and an agreement to end the Syrian civil war could both be […]

The post WITH TRUMP INAUGURATION JUST DAYS AWAY, RUSSIA FINALLY LETS WORLD KNOW HOW IT REALLY FEELS appeared first on Russia News Now.

Член Конгресса США Тулси Габбард отправилась в Дамаск

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:22

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com Представитель Гавайев в Конгрессе США демократка Тулси Габбард, как сообщается, направилась в среду в Дамаск для изучения положения дел в Сирийской Арабской Республике, на территории которой продолжается гражданская война. Пресс-секретарь Габбард Эмили Лэтимер заявила изданию Foreign Policy, что, по мнению члена Конгресса США, важно лично встретиться с рядом лиц в Сирии, в том числе […]

The post Член Конгресса США Тулси Габбард отправилась в Дамаск appeared first on Russia News Now.

CONFIRMED: Russia and Turkey fighting ISIS together

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:18

TheDuran| Following weeks of reports that the Russian air force was quietly providing air support to the Turkish army fighting ISIS in the strategic Syrian town of Al-Bab, confirmation has now finally come from Russia that this is indeed happening. Indeed the Russians have confirmed that the Russian and Turkish air forces for the first […]

The post CONFIRMED: Russia and Turkey fighting ISIS together appeared first on Russia News Now.

NATO General agrees with Donald Trump…NATO has “some structures that are obsolete.”

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 21:18

TheDuran| Trump has a unique talent to overturn “sacred cow” issues, with simple word framing and marketing genius. Think “build the wall”, which brought out the taboo US immigration policy issue to the forefront. Now Tump is doing it again with his “NATO is obsolete” mantra…placing what was once a “do not touch” foreign policy […]

The post NATO General agrees with Donald Trump…NATO has “some structures that are obsolete.” appeared first on Russia News Now.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard makes secret 'fact-finding trip' to Syria

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 20:35

RINF A US congresswoman made a secret “fact-finding trip” to the Syrian capital Damascus days before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Democratic Representative and Iraq War veteran Tulsi Gabbard visited Damascus “to meet with a number of individuals and groups including religious leaders, humanitarian workers, refugees and government and community leaders,” Gabbard’s spokeswoman confirmed on Wednesday. […]

The post Rep. Tulsi Gabbard makes secret 'fact-finding trip' to Syria appeared first on Russia News Now.

Pepe Escobar: Global helmsman Xi Jinping steps up with charm offensive

TheRussophile Non-Mainstream-Russian-News - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 20:33

SOTT.netsott.net/news © REUTERS/Ruben Sprich He did it, his way; Chinese President Xi Jinping descended on the Swiss Alps; profited from a geopolitical vacuum only three days before Donald Trump’s inauguration with the Atlanticist West mired in stagnation and/or protectionism; unleashed a charm offensive; and deftly positioned China in the lead of “inclusive” globalization. In a […]

The post Pepe Escobar: Global helmsman Xi Jinping steps up with charm offensive appeared first on Russia News Now.

Pages

Subscribe to THE POLITICAL AVENUE™ aggregator - LATEST FROM THE RUSSOPHILE - NON MAINSTREAM NEWS!





























BEST NEWS OF THE YEAR 2016:

LONDON (Reuters) - A 14-year old girl who died of cancer has been cryogenically frozen in the hope she could be brought back to life in the future after winning a landmark court case shortly before her death, the BBC reported on Friday, 2016-11-18.