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Russia’s legendary barque Kruzenshtern calls at Belgian port

KALININGRAD, May 25. /TASS/. Russia’s legendary windjammer Kruzenshtern, which is on its first training voyage of the year, on Thursday called at the Belgian port of Oostende to take part in an international festival of sailing vessels, Irina Obraztsova, spokesperson for the Baltic State Academy of the Fishing Fleet, the owner of the ship, said. […]

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US Senate committee approves new Iran sanctions bill

An Iranian military truck carries an air defense missile system during a parade on the occasion of the Army Day, in Tehran on April 18, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has passed a bill that would impose new sanctions on Iran over its missile program that Tehran has […]

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OPEC agrees to extend key oil output cut deal

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to extend until March 2018 an oil output cut deal that was sealed last year to help shore up prices. (Photo by AFP) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to extend until March 2018 an oil output cut deal that was […]

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‘Sorted’ by MI5: How UK government sent British-Libyans to fight Gaddafi

by Amanda Thomas-Johnson and Simon Hooper, with contribution by Areeb Ullah, for Middle East Eye Fighters say government operated ‘open door’ policy allowing them to join rebels, as authorities investigate background of Manchester bomber A mural in Tripoli paying tribute to fighters from Manchester who joined the 17 February Martyrs’ Brigade during Libya’s revolution against Gaddafi […]

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Dr. Duke and Eric Striker on Israel and Saudi Arabia – the Leaders of Team ISIS!

This is a controversial source. The views of David Duke are not shared by everyone within the anti oligarchical empire movement. Download Today Dr. Duke had Daily Stormer journalist Eric Striker as his guest for the hour. They discussed the Saudi and Israeli roles in nurturing and supporting ISIS. Dr. Duke played a clip of […]

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Tiger Forces Encircling ISIS-held Town Of Maskanah In Aleppo Province

southfront.org Donate Click to see the full-size map On Thursday, pro-government forces, led by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) Tiger Forces liberated the villages of Al-Bouajouz, Khirbat Al-Khazraf, the fourth farms and the Faryya village near the ISIS-held town of Maskanah. By this, the SAA has isolated the ISIS stronghold from the northern and western […]

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ISIS Attacks Egyptian Security Forces In Sinai – Photos

southfront.org Donate Four members of Egyptian security forces have been killed in two separate ISIS attacks in the Sinai peninsula. 3 soldiers have been killed in a bombing of an armored vehicle by ISIS militants near the town of Rafah. Separately, a policeman has been killed by gunmen in the city of Arish. ISIS also released a photo-report […]

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Ejército sirio aniquila a ISIS en Homs, libera todas las carreteras entre Palmira y Damasco

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com El Ejército Árabe Sirio (EAS) desplegó este jueves a miles de soldados de infantería y cientos de vehículos militares en un empuje conjunto masivo que en última instancia unió a las fuerzas gubernamentales en la frontera de Palmira con las que estaban en la frontera provincial entre Homs y Rif Dimashq. Con todas las […]

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Trump Administration Iran Bashing

Stephen-LendmanTrump Administration Iran Bashing by Stephen Lendman Decades of US hostility toward Iran escalated under Trump’s ZioCon-infested administration. In February, it breached the letter and spirit of the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal by unilaterally imposing illegal sanctions on Iranian companies and individuals. At the time, Trump accused Tehran of “playing with fire,” referring to its […]

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Brazil sinking deeper into crisis as its unelected President faces corruption charges

SOTT.netsott.net/news Deepening political and economic crisis in Brazil exposes the folly of last summer’s impeachment of Dilma Rousseff – the country’s democratically elected leader – on obviously concocted charges. Back on 29th August 2016 I wrote an article for The Duran in which I said that the pending impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was […]

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Crazy murderer Savchenko mad as hell that bumbling Neo-Fascists in Kiev are blocking her aspirations to become president

SOTT.netsott.net/news Ukrainian parliamentary deputy Nadia Savchenko Nadia Savchenko, a former military helicopter navigator who entered politics after returning home following two years in a Russian jail, says the Justice Ministry is ignoring her request to register her new political movement. Savchenko spoke at a news conference on May 25, exactly a year after she was […]

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FISA court: NSA violated search restrictions and spied on Americans

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Getty Images Intelligence agencies under former President Barack Obama routinely violated privacy rights, conducted illegal searches and gathered information on US citizens, according to a FISA court that called their conduct “a very serious Fourth Amendment issue.” Earlier this month, the Director of National Intelligence released a court order from the Foreign Intelligence […]

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Kurdish militia receive 'truckloads' of US arms and ammo

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Syria-Trendolizer Over 100 trucks loaded with US armaments and ammunition, including heavy mortars and anti-tank missiles, have reached the Kurdish controlled northern Syrian city of Hasakah over the past weeks, Turkish and Kurdish media report. The US arms shipment was reserved for the multi-ethnic Syrian militia known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) […]

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Trump adds $75M to Israeli missile defense program

SOTT.netsott.net/news © REUTERS/ Ariel Schalit/PoolThe touch, the look, the persuasion… Following a meeting with US President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that Washington has pledged to give the country’s missile defense program $75 million, as a sign of Washington’s continued commitment to the Jewish state. During a ceremony to mark the 50th […]

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New documents revealed: Could Ukraine have destroyed evidence of its responsibility for MH17 crash?

SOTT.netsott.net/news © AFP 2017/ BULENT KILIC On Monday, the Russian newspaper Sovershenno Sekretno (“Top Secret”) published copies of secret documents allegedly proving that Ukrainian security services hid and destroyed evidence of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in 2014. The airliner crashed in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbass on July 17, 2014, while en […]

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Obama Praises “Favorite Partner” Angela Merkel During Berlin Visit

Before heading to a NATO summit in Brussels where she would meet with President Donald Trump and a host of other world leaders, German Chancellor Angela Merkel indulged in an exercise of mutual praise with her “dear friend” former U.S. President Barack Obama as the pair appeared in public during a gathering at Berlin’s Brandenburg […]

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Belkomur rail project brings new opportunities to Russia’s Arctic regions

MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. The first trains may run on the Belkomur railway (White Sea-Komi-Urals) already in 2023. The Belkomur project is a new railway route, which will connect industrially developed regions in Siberia and the Urals with ports in Russia’s North and North-West. The project will add to effective development of the Arctic projects […]

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Lavrov keeps close eye on situation with jailed Russian pilot in US

Konstantin Yaroshenko © Courtesy of the family archive/TASS MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has put the case of Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, sentenced to a lengthy prison term in the US, under his personal supervision, Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters on Thursday. She said the Russian Foreign Ministry is seeking his return to […]

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WADA offers pole vaulter Isinbayeva post of ambassador for clean sports in Russia — source

© EPA/WALTER BIERI MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has allegedly offered legendary pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva to become an ambassador of clean sports in Russia, a source close to the situation told TASS on Thursday. According to the source, WADA sent an official letter to the two-time Olympic champion inviting her to […]

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NATO seeks to continue and expand dialogue with Russia

TASS: World – NATO seeks to continue and expand dialogue with Russia <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE On a subject: Search result: ]]> © AP Photo/Virginia Mayo BRUSSELS, May 25. /TASS/. NATO believes it is necessary to […]

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Russian diplomat says NATO needs to abandon political ambition to join US-led coalition

MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. NATO may join the US-led international coalition active in Syria only if it abandons its political ambition, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov told reporters on Thursday. “As for NATO joining the coalition, I honestly don’t know about their plans,” he said. “If they (NATO) really seek to fight against terrorism […]

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Draft resolution on Syria safe zones memorandum still on the table — diplomat

MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. A resolution on the memorandum on de-escalation zones in Syria is not discussed by the UN Security Council as of yet, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov told reporters on Thursday. “We submitted a draft resolution, but there is no concrete discussion at the moment, as we assume that other formats […]

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Syrian army liberates Homs areas from Daesh grip

This photo released by official SANA news agency shows Syrian army soldiers flashing the victory sign near their tank in the Sukkari neighborhood, east Aleppo, Dec. 23, 2016. (Photo by AP) The Syrian military says it has managed to regain control of areas in Homs Province and purge them of Daesh Takfiri terrorists. The army […]

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Africa Day celebrated in Iran

The Iranian capital Tehran has hosted a ceremony to commemorate Africa Day. Yusef JalaliPress TV, Tehran Africans across the world are celebrating Africa Day. The day marks the anniversary of the foundation of the Organization of African Unity, now known as the African Unity, back in 1963. The Iranian capital Tehran has hosted a ceremony […]

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Trump and Pence's approval ratings fall to all-time lows: Poll

US President Donald Trump (L), Vice-President Mike Pence (R) in Washington, US, May 15, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) US President Donald Trump’s approval rating has sunk to a record low, standing at 40 percent, a new poll shows.   According to a Fox new poll released on Thursday, 53 percent of voters disapprove of the job Trump […]

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Russia Insider Daily Headlines for 05/25/2017

Today’s headlines Cruising on the Ship of State — Does Russian Tourism Abroad Sink or Swim? by John Helmer UK Facilitated the Travel of Manchester Qaeda-Linked Islamists to Libya to Fight Gaddafi by Amandla Thomas-Johnson Will Venezuela Be the Battleground in the Next US-Russia Proxy War? by MintPress News Desk Eurasian Economic Integration Forges Ahead […]

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Russian Youth, Then and Now

Home /Stories /TWERF /Russian Youth, Then and Now Thursday, May 25, 2017 by Alice E.M. Underwood From Pioneers to Generation Z  1. This week marks the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Pioneers – the rough Soviet equivalent of Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, but with a heavy dose of communist ideology. The Pioneers were […]

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Leading Russian theater director released from police custody

Theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov, a Cannes prizewinner, was released after questioning at the Russian Investigations Committee in relation to an inquiry into embezzlement of public funds. The committee commented in a statement that Serebrennikov is still regarded as a witness in the case, and might still be obliged to appear before the official investigator. On May […]

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Trump to NATO: Pay up or shut up (VIDEO)

TheDuran| Donald Trump delivered a speech at NATO headquarters that was received by visible apprehension amongst fellow heads of state. The main portion of Trump’s speech dealt with the fact that few NATO members pay the required 2% of GDP to the alliance and that even so, this was realistically too little to make NATO […]

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Rebecca Gordon, Those Who Do Not Remember History…

– Advertisement – This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. In the first paragraphs of George Orwell’s famed novel 1984, Winston Smith slips through the doors of his apartment building, “Victory Mansions,” to escape a “vile wind.” Hate week — a concept that should seem eerily familiar in Donald Trump’s America — was soon to arrive. […]

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'Disgrace' for Pakistan, thanks to a leader and a lawyer

– Advertisement – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif received the diplomatic snub at the Saudi summit attended by President Donald Trump over the weekend . The US chief executive addressed at length terrorism’s devastating effects on countries like India, Russia and Australia but did not mention the losses suffered by Pakistan as the front line state […]

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Former People’s Deputy Proposed to Beat Students and Teachers With Sticks for Speaking Russian

stalkerzoneNot only pupils should be hit, but also teachers, if they dare to speak anything other than the state language during breaks. This was stated on the air of the “112” TV channel by the former deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, the deputy of Kiev City Council from the neo-Nazi party “Svoboda” Igor Miroshnichenko. He was […]

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Police arrest Eric Clanton after bike lock assaults during Berkeley protests

Eric Clanton, a former teacher at Diablo Valley College, was arrested by Berkeley police on Wednesday on suspicion of three counts of assault with a deadly weapon identified as a U-lock bike lock, and one of those assaults is alleged to have caused a significant injury. Police say the violence happened April 15 in Berkeley when pro-Trump supporters clashed with […]

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Europeans are Tired of US-NATO Occupation – Korovin

May 25, 2017 – Fort Russ News –  The director of the Center for Geopolitical Expertise and member of Russia’s Civic Chamber, Valery Korovin, believes that the latest Sputnik survey on European views of NATO’s “Russian threat” rhetoric shows  that Europeans are increasingly displeased with American occupation. Moreover, in Korovin’s view, the “Russian threat” is […]

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4 Islamic State terrorists planning attacks arrested in Moscow

May 25, 2017 – Fort Russ News –  Islamic State terrorists planning terrorist attacks on the Russian capital’s transport have been arrested in Moscow, the Federal Security Service’s Center for Public Relations has reported. The group of arrested suspects numbers four people, including Russian citizens and citizens of Central Asian countries. During searches, security forces […]

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Western countries close their eyes to real chemical terrorism in Syria, Iraq – Zakharova

May 25, 2017 – Fort Russ News –  According to the official spokeswoman of Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maria Zakharova, a number of Western countries continue to close their eyes to numerous incidents of militants’ using chemical weapons in Syria.  “Numerous cases of militants using chemical weapons which, even according to Western media, has […]

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'Confusing u-turn': Trump breaks vow avoiding Middle East entanglements

SOTT.netsott.net/news © REUTERS/ Jonathan Ernst US President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia that ended up in signing of a colossal arms deal with Riyadh has shown that the American leader is making a “spectacular and confusing U-turn” in the Middle East policy, violating his campaign vows to avoid the entanglements in the region, according […]

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British-Libyan terrorists: “MI5 gave us free passage to fight Gaddafi”

SOTT.netsott.net/news © AFPA mural in Tripoli paying tribute to fighters from Manchester who joined the 17 February Martyrs’ Brigade during Libya’s revolution against Gaddafi The British government operated an “open door” policy that allowed Libyan exiles and British-Libyan citizens to join the 2011 uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi even though some had been subject to […]

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Israel alters intelligence-sharing rules with US after Trump shared intelligence with Lavrov

SOTT.netsott.net/news © REUTERS/ Jonathan Ernst Israel has changed its intelligence-sharing rules with the United States after Trump leaked sensitive intelligence to Russian officials, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said in an interview on Wednesday. “I can confirm that we did a spot repair and that there’s unprecedented intelligence cooperation with the United States,” Liberman told Army […]

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Russian FSB detains 4 members of ISIS-linked network planning attack on Moscow public transport system

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Sputnik Four members of an ISIS-linked terrorist network, who were managed from the territory of Syria and were preparing attacks on the Moscow public transport system, have been detained, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) reports. “The Russian Federal Security Service has detained four members of a terrorist group that consists of citizens […]

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Israeli Minister calls for Assad's assassination after US compares Syrian government to Nazi regime

SOTT.netsott.net/news For the duration of the Syrian proxy war, Israel has been a key player in the destabilization of the Syrian state. From providing medical support to directly arming the rebels, Israel’s dirty role in supporting the opposition has been clear for all to see for years now. Despite these efforts to force regime change […]

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Jeremy Corbyn straddles the politics and ethics of war during campaign

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Garry Knight | CC BY 2.0 Jeremy Corbyn recently laid out his vision for British foreign policy at Chatham House. The speech drew on the idea of an ‘ethical foreign policy’ to allow Corbyn room to oppose wars without ruling out the use of force in all cases. This was important to dispel […]

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Russia and Iran sign oil-for-goods trade agreement

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Reuters Moscow and Tehran have signed a deal, under which Iran will sell crude to Russia in exchange for products, according to Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh. While sanctions against Iran have been lifted, banking restrictions on trade in US dollars remain, making it difficult to sell oil on the open market. “The […]

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Bahrain, Egypt block Al Jazeera and others for 'supporting terrorism and lies' amid Qatar news 'hack'

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Brendan McDermid / Reuters Egypt and Bahrain have blocked news websites, including those run by Qatari-based state funded Al Jazeera. Cairo has blocked 21 websites, claiming they support “terrorism” and published “lies.” The move comes on the heels of similar actions by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, in response to statements […]

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Syrian forces make new gains in Homs countryside, discover US and Israeli-made weapons and ammunition

SOTT.netsott.net/news On Thursday, units of the Syrian Army, backed by allies, managed to regain full control over Al Bardeh area, located 32 km east of the town of Qaryatein in the eastern countryside of Homs province. Control was also established over Zaqaqiyeh Khalil Mountain, located 6 km east of Al Bardeh area and Al Bassiri […]

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What Keeps Bank of America Up At Night

It has been a painful, bruising intellectual exercise for BofA’s HY credit strategist Michael Contopoulos, who after starting off 2016 uber-bearish, was – together with every other money manager and advisor – taken to the woodshed, and forced to flip bullish, kicking and screaming, and advising BofA clients to buy the same junk bonds he […]

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Cruising on the Ship of State — Does Russian Tourism Abroad Sink or Swim?

Russia-InsiderIt used to be fashionable for European tourists of high class, especially the ladies with their menfolk, to visit wars and enjoy the display of artillery at night; the clash of infantry and cavalry on the battlefield; and the morgues where the casualties were displayed in naked and dismembered heaps afterwards. Frisson tourism then, extreme […]

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Cruising on the Ship of State — Does Russian Tourism Abroad Sink or Swim?

Russia-InsiderIt used to be fashionable for European tourists of high class, especially the ladies with their menfolk, to visit wars and enjoy the display of artillery at night; the clash of infantry and cavalry on the battlefield; and the morgues where the casualties were displayed in naked and dismembered heaps afterwards. Frisson tourism then, extreme […]

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Down the Memory Hole: Living in Trump's United States of Amnesia

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump exit Air Force One at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, May 23, 2017. (Photo: Stephen Crowley / The New York Times) Nonprofit, independent news outlets like Truthout are critical to countering the mainstream media narrative. Help get the real stories out by supporting Truthout with […]

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Moscow's historic Soviet-era hotel Ukraina

TASS: Society & Culture – Moscow’s historic Soviet-era hotel Ukraina <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE On a subject: Search result: ]]> On May 25, 1957 Soviet hotel Ukraina was opened. The second tallest of the neoclassical Stalin-era […]

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Moscow's historic Soviet-era hotel Ukraina

TASS: Society & Culture – Moscow’s historic Soviet-era hotel Ukraina <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE On a subject: Search result: ]]> On May 25, 1957 Soviet hotel Ukraina was opened. The second tallest of the neoclassical Stalin-era […]

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Russia to build first helicopter carrier by 2022

© Vitaliy Nevar/TASS MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. Russia will build its first helicopter carrier by 2022, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday. “The cycle of building a helicopter carrier is at least four years; yes, somewhere by 2022,” the deputy defense minister said. The Russian Navy currently lacks universal amphibious assault ships. Mistral-class […]

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Russia to build first helicopter carrier by 2022

© Vitaliy Nevar/TASS MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. Russia will build its first helicopter carrier by 2022, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday. “The cycle of building a helicopter carrier is at least four years; yes, somewhere by 2022,” the deputy defense minister said. The Russian Navy currently lacks universal amphibious assault ships. Mistral-class […]

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Deputy prime minister says Russia capable of ensuring its security, protecting allies

TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Deputy prime minister says Russia capable of ensuring its security, protecting allies <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE On a subject: Search result: ]]> MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. Russia has all […]

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Deputy prime minister says Russia capable of ensuring its security, protecting allies

TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Deputy prime minister says Russia capable of ensuring its security, protecting allies <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE On a subject: Search result: ]]> MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. Russia has all […]

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Russia to shell out $1.7 bln for Belkomur rail project in 2023-2034

MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. State support for the Belkomur railway project will amount to 95.8 billion rubles ($1.7 billion) in 2023-2024, First Deputy Governor of the Arkhangelsk Region – Chairman of the Arkhangelsk Region Government Alexei Alsufyev said in the upper house of Russia’s parliament. The Belkomur project is a new railway route, which will […]

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Syrian Forces Make New Gains In Homs Countryside, Discover US and Israeli-made Weapons and Ammunition

May 25th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – SANA – – translated by Samer Hussein –   On Thursday, units of the Syrian Army, backed by allies, managed to regain full control over Al Bardeh area, located 32 km east of the town of Qaryatein in the eastern countryside of Homs province. Control was also […]

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The Assassination of Seth Rich, the DNC Emails and the Russia Probe

A statement purportedly authored by Seth Rich’s parents has been published in the CIA-funded Washington Post titled “We’re Seth Rich’s parents. Stop politicizing our son’s murder.” I don’t really know what is meant by this slogan about “politicizing” Seth Rich’s murder which mainstream outlets keep repeating and which Rich’s parents have oddly begun parroting, but […]

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Nato – A Dangerous Alliance

When the Warsaw Pact ended, after the collapse of communism, some optimists might have expected Nato to be broken up too. After all, the Labour Party in Britain had been opposed to Nato in the mid-1980s. But that was not to be. The US, which had always dominated Nato, quickly began to reinvent Nato and furthermore […]

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Shared intelligence must remain 'secure,' May to tell Trump

RINF British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will bring up the issue of intelligence leaks from an investigation into the Manchester attack during a discussion with President Donald Trump. The two leaders are scheduled to meet at a NATO summit in Brussels later on Thursday. “I will make clear to President Trump that […]

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oppositional defiance

RINF regarding evolutionworld pollution andyour personal health cares corporate backersrussian hackers andworld wide security scares all is wellnot going to hell if they say “yes”then we just say “no” if they say “stay”then we just say “go” if they seek the truththen we create the truth if they offer factsthen we deny them for defiance […]

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Trump to press for increased defence spending at NATO summit

RINF   Trump to press for increased defence spending at NATO summit ByJohannes Stern 25 May 2017 As part of his first foreign trip as US president, Donald Trump will participate in Thursday’s NATO meeting in Brussels, before traveling to the G7 summit in Sicily over the weekend. Trump’s visit takes place in the context […]

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Europeans still believe US would intervene in case of conflict with Russia – survey

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Ints Kalnins / Reuters Most Europeans believe the US would protect its European NATO allies in case of war with Russia despite US President Donald Trump’s criticism of the military alliance, a new poll shows at a time when it is NATO which are amassing its forces on Russia’s borders. On average, 66 […]

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Philippines army loses 7 as it rescued 78 hostages, kills 13 ISIS-linked terrorists

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Erik de Castro / Reuters At least seven soldiers and police officers were killed in the Philippines city of Marawi where government forces carried out an operation to rescue dozens of hostages held by Islamic State-linked terrorists, according to the army. Five soldiers and two policemen have been killed in sporadic clashes with […]

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Four suspected 'violent islamists' arrested in Berlin ahead of Obama's visit

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters German police have detained four suspected Islamists during a raid in Berlin on Wednesday as the capital gears up for several mass events on the weekend, including a joint appearance by Chancellor Angela Merkel and former US president Barack Obama. The early morning operation was aimed against a gang […]

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RBC Explains What The Hell Is Going On: “Prudent” Fed & Chinese Intervention

A “prudent” Fed (and China’s “National Team”) have spurred a risk-on rally, as RBC’s head of cross-asset strategy Charlie McElligott notes the market’s ‘Pavolovian’ response to Fed’s ‘dovish hints’ contained within the Minutes – despite simultaneously staying ‘on message’ with hiking / tapering commentary – prompts a “QE of old” response: stocks and Treasuries bid, while […]

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Russian diplomat says West continues to ‘turn a blind eye’ to chemical incidents in Syria

MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. Some Western countries continue to cynically shut their eyes to numerous outrageous incidents with the use of chemical weapons in Syria, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. The numerous instances of chemical weapons’ use by militants, which even in the opinion of Western media has become terrorists’ normal […]

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The Pitfalls of “Buy American”

Backed by a huge banner reading “Buy American — Hire American,” President Trump declared in March that his administration would make the US the “car capital of the world” again. “For decades, I have raised the alarm over unfair foreign trade practices that have robbed communities of their wealth and robbed our people of their […]

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Putin calls talks with Chinese foreign minister important step ahead of Xi Jinping’s visit

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi © Maxim Shemetov/Pool Photo via AP MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. The visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Russia on May 25-26 is an important step for preparations of the upcoming official visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Russia, President Vladimir Putin said on […]

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Russian State Duma committee upholds Nebenzya’s appointment as UN permanent representative

TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Russian State Duma committee upholds Nebenzya’s appointment as UN permanent representative <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE On a subject: Search result: ]]> Vasily Nebenzya © Alexandr Sherbak/TASS MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. […]

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Russian diplomat calls Kerry’s advice to learn Russian ‘strange’

TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Russian diplomat calls Kerry’s advice to learn Russian ‘strange’ <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE On a subject: Search result: ]]> Former US Secretary of State John Kerry © AP Photo/Alex Brandon […]

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Russia, China sign memorandum on cooperation in Antarctica

© Timur Enikeev/TASS BEIJING, May 25. /TASS/. Russia and China are going to expand practical cooperation in exploring Antarctica, the leader of the Russian Antarctic Expedition, Valery Lukin, said after the Arctic and Antarctic Institute of Russia’s weather-watching service Rosgidromret and the Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration signed a memorandum on cooperation. “We received a proposal […]

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OPEC extends agreement on oil production cut

TASS: Business & Economy – OPEC extends agreement on oil production cut <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE On a subject: Search result: ]]> © Viktor Drachev/TASS VIENNA, MAY 25. /TASS/. OPEC extends agreement in oil production reduction […]

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Diplomat says by cancelling visit to Moscow British foreign secretary damaged himself

TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Diplomat says by cancelling visit to Moscow British foreign secretary damaged himself <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KX9ZXT” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> All news News Search Topics ОК Use filter You can filter your feed,by choosing only interestingsections. ]]> ]]> LIVE On a subject: Search result: ]]> MOSCOW, May 25. /TASS/. British Foreign Secretary […]

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Daily Digest 5/25 – America's Public Pension Crisis, Rise of Crypto Currency Means USD Rejection

Daily Digest Image by Kishjar?, Flickr Creative Commons by Daily Digest Thursday, May 25, 2017, 9:25 AM Economy Rise of Crypto Currency Means Rejection of US Dollar – Rob Kirby (pinecarr) Kirby says the key assets in the game for the big money players are gold and silver. Kirby contends, “The Achilles heel of this […]

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EU says talks with Trump resulted in no common position on Russia

US President Donald Trump (L), flanked by European Council President Donald Tusk, leaves after a meeting with EU officials at the bloc’s headquarters, on the sidelines of the NATO summit, in Brussels, on May 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Senior officials at the European Union have revealed that talks with US President Donald Trump have […]

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Republicans lose hope for win in Montana after assault on reporter

US Republicans have lost hope to win Montana’s congressional race after the Republican candidate allegedly “bodyslammed” a Guardian reporter on the eve of the election. Greg Gianforte attacked reporter Ben Jacobs at a campaign event in Bozeman, Montana, on Wednesday evening, one day before voters go to the polls to fill the seat vacated in […]

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The changing face of female beauty in Russia

16th century: Anastasia Zakharyeva-Yuryeva, the first wife of Ivan the Terrible Anastasia Romanova on the Monument ‘Millennium of Russia’ in Veliky Novgorod. / Source: Dar Veter (CC BY-SA 3.0) To become the wife of the first tsar of Russia, Anastasia went through a medieval casting call: Marriageable ladies from across the realm were brought to Moscow […]

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VEB: World oil prices unlikely to ever exceed $60

The world oil prices are unlikely to ever exceed $60 per barrel in the future, according to VEB Chairman Sergey Gorkov, TASS reports. “It’s unlikely that oil will ever exceed $60 per barrel. Never, except for some cataclysms, which can be very short-lived,” Gorkov said. According to him, Russia should take into account the factor […]

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Russia’s Arctic ambitions to be fuelled by new combat icebreakers

Russia is actively implementing a program to consolidate its military presence in the Arctic. The country is developing military vehicles that can operate in harsh climatic conditions, establishing Arctic brigades, and constructing airfields and military infrastructure in the region. Keeping the country’s Arctic ambitions in mind, the Russian Defense Ministry has called on state-owned manufacturers […]

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How Russia is training a special ops force of aquatic mammals

The Russian Defense Ministry won’t talk openly about this squad of super-killers. The subject is not discussed by the military and is treated as if it doesn’t exist. But in Murmansk in northern Russia and in Sevastopol in Crimea there are two top-secret centers for the training of marine mammals: The Murmansk Marine Biological Institute […]

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Foreign Minsiter Sergey Lavrov’s opening remarks at talks with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano, Moscow, May 25, 2017

Mr Minister, We have met upon the instruciton of our presidents. Two days ago, President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte had a meeting in the Kremlin. Unfortunately, President Duterte had to cut short his visit to Russia due to the terrorist attacks in the south of the Philippines. I […]

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Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with Director-General for Foreign Policy of the Foreign Ministry of Portugal Francisco Duarte Lopes

On May 25, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met at the Foreign Ministry with Francisco Duarte Lopes, Director-General for Foreign Policy of the Foreign Ministry of Portugal, who is in Moscow for consultations between the Russian and Portuguese foreign ministries. The talks were also attended […]

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Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano

On May 25, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines Alan Peter Cayetano. The ministers exchanged views on a broad range of bilateral issues. The parties confirmed their shared commitment to promote the political dialogue and expand cooperation in the trade, economic, scientific, defence, military-technical, and […]

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Press release on the exchange of greetings between foreign ministers of Russia and Slovenia on the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations

On May 25, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Slovenia Karl Viktor Erjavec exchanged greetings on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two states. The ministers reaffirmed mutual resolve to continue to develop the partner dialogue and mutually beneficial trade and economic, cultural and […]

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Video, Photos: Syrian Troops Crush ISIS Units In Southeastern Homs Countryside

southfront.org Donate [embedded content] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies made large gains against ISIS terrorists in the southeastern Homs countrysside liberating 1,400 km2 in the area. Click to see the full-size image Click to see the full-size image Click to see the full-size image Click to see the full-size image Click to see the […]

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Video, Photos: Syrian Troops Crush ISIS Units In Southeastern Homs Countryside

southfront.org Donate [embedded content] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies made large gains against ISIS terrorists in the southeastern Homs countrysside liberating 1,400 km2 in the area. Click to see the full-size image Click to see the full-size image Click to see the full-size image Click to see the full-size image Click to see the […]

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Palmira yakınlarında IŞİD’e taarruz başlatan Suriye ordusu, devasa bir alanı kontrol altına aldı (Harita+Video)

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com 3 gün önce Palmira şehrinin güneybatısı ve Karyateyn’in doğusundaki dağlardan eş zamanlı olarak taarruza geçen ordu birlikleri; bugün yaklaşık 1400 kilometrekarelik bir alanda kontrolü sağlamayı başardı. Önceki gün Barda köyü ve çevresindeki dağlarda kontrolü sağlayan Suriye ordusu ve müttefikleri, bugün hızlı bir hücumla Huneyfis, Busira,Savana kasabalarıyla birlikte onlarca dağ ve tepeyi IŞİD’den temizledi. 3 […]

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Filipinler ordusunun Maravi’de başlattığı operasyonlar neticesinde 13 IŞİD militanı öldürüldü

almasdarnews.com IŞİD, geçtiğimiz gün Filipinler’de Maravi kentini tamamen ele geçirmişti. Bu olay üzerine Filipinler ordusu, kente yönelik bir dizi operasyon başlatarak kentteki Amai Papak hastanesi ve Dansalan Koleji’ni geri almayı başardı. Kentte süren yoğun çatışmalar neticesinde 13 IŞİD militanının ve 7 Filipinli askerin hayatını kaybettiği bildirildi. Bunun yanı sıra Filipinler ordusunun 120 rehineyi de kurtardığı […]

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Cihatçılar Dera’da ilan edilen güvenli bölgede Suriye ordusuna karşı ilerliyor

al-masdar-newsalmasdarnews.com Cihatçıların devam eden taarruzu ve buna cevap olarak Suriye hava kuvvetlerinin saldırıları Dera’da ateşkesi anlamsız kılmışa benziyor. Hayat Tahrir El-Şam (HTS) ve Özgür Suriye Ordusu (ÖSO) kaynaklarına göre cihatçılar çarşamba günü Menşiye mahallesinde 34 binayı ele geçirmeyi başardılar. Cihatçıların ele geçirdiğini iddia ettiği alanın haritası: Advertisement Buna ek olarak HTŞ’nin iddiasına göre cihatçı örgütün elit […]

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Filipinler ordusundan Maravi’de IŞİD’e hava harekatı

almasdarnews.com Filipinler hava kuvvetleri, Maravi kentinin büyük bir kısmını ele geçiren IŞİD bağlantılı gruplara karşı hava harekatı başlattı. Filipinler ordusu ve polis güçlerinin Maravi kentindeki operasyonları sürerken kentteki birçok hükümet binası IŞİD’in kontrolünde bulunuyor. Öte yandan, IŞİD’in kentte bulunan bir silah dükkanından onlarca silah ve mühimmat ele geçirdiği ve limanın büyük bir kısmında kontrolü ele aldığı […]

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Manchester Terror Attack Proves that the War on Terror Is Failing: Ten Ways to Reduce Terrorism

Given that the Manchester terrorist was a product of the interventions in Libya and Syria, it’s time to have an adult discussion about what it will take to stop terrorism. 10 Ways to Reduce Terrorism There are 10 basic principles that serious, mature people need to discuss if we want to stop terrorism … I. […]

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Selected Articles: The Manchester Bombing: Unanswered Questions

Following the blast at the Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester last Monday, the MSM reported of an alleged terrorist attack which leads to heightened police security in the area. Global Research News has a collection of incisive articles that provide an in-depth analysis of the occurrences in the UK. Read below.  In the early hours of the […]

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Never Mind the Real Russia, This Is All About Trump

In American politics, Donald Trump has been so effectively identified with Russia that hostility or friendship toward Russia is now driven by feelings about Trump. David Swanson, founder of World Beyond War and author of “War is a Lie” and “War Is Never Just,” was on a friendship tour in Russia when a Tiki torch-bearing […]

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Blowback? Manchester bomber linked to terrorist group which UK allegedly backed

RINF Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi and his father, Ramadan, had long-standing links to a violent jihadist group which may have had British backing for the 2011 Libyan war and a 1996 attempt to kill then-Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The controversy centers on the role of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), which was both […]

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Blowback? Manchester bomber linked to terrorist group which UK allegedly backed

RINF Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi and his father, Ramadan, had long-standing links to a violent jihadist group which may have had British backing for the 2011 Libyan war and a 1996 attempt to kill then-Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The controversy centers on the role of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), which was both […]

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‘It’s the Most Misogynist, Gender-Segregated Country in the World’

RINF Janine Jackson interviewed Medea Benjamin about Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia for the May 19, 2017, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. MP3jPLAYLISTS.MI_0 = [{ name: “1. CounterSpin Medea Benjamin Interview “, formats: [“mp3”], mp3: “aHR0cDovL3d3dy5mYWlyLm9yZy9hdWRpby9jb3VudGVyc3Bpbi9Db3VudGVyU3BpbjE3MDUxOUJlbmphbWluLm1wMw==”, counterpart:””, artist: “”, image: “true”, imgurl: “” }]; MP3jPLAYERS[0] = { list:MP3jPLAYLISTS.MI_0, tr:0, type:’MI’, lstate:true, […]

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MSM talking heads: Europe should 'get used to terrorist attacks', because “we have to”

SOTT.netsott.net/news © Daily Mirror If the monster turns on the maker, then simply ‘get used to it.’ After the summer 2016 Nice, France terrorist attack, that left 84 dead (several of them children), French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told France and the rest of the EU to “learn to live with terrorism”. Fast forward nearly […]

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