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Our Beautifully Democratic Wars

By Philip Roddis – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Aug 11, 2020 FRN Of course the people don’t want war. That is understood … But after all it is the leaders who determine the policy and it is a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, a fascist dictatorship, a […]

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VIDEO: What’s Happening In Beirut & The Middle East.

What role does the Belt and Road Initiative play with the Beirut explosion of August 4? How has Lebanon been pulled between two systems for decades and in what way have the unipolarists of the west kept this nation (and the entire Arab world) under the imperial grip of a financial elite and under the chaotic storms of war and regime change? How have leading Lebanese statesmen positioned this small but strategic nation to take on a new destiny within the newly emerging multipolar alliance and who has the most to lose in this new paradigm?

MOSCOW: US Global Deployment of Land Missiles Will Prompt Russia’s Quick Reaction, Non-Nuclear Attack Could Trigger Nuke Response

MOSCOW – Washington’s deployment of land-based short and intermediate-range missiles in various regions around the world will provoke an immediate reaction from Russia, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced. “It is clear that deployment of American land-based short and intermediate-range missiles globally seriously undermines regional and global security and will provoke a new dangerous phase of […]

TRUMP: ‘Russia’s Taliban Bounties for Killing US Troops Fake News’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump said he hasn’t discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin the media report claiming that Moscow had paid the Taliban in Afghanistan to kill US troops. Trump was addressed on the month-old story, which was first published in The New York Times, during his lengthy interview for “Axios on HBO”. […]

NEW SANCTIONS WAR: EU Imposes Sanctions on Russians, Chinese, North Koreans For ‘Cyber Attacks’, Russia Responds Tit-For-Tat

BRUSSELS/MOSCOW – The EU approved restrictions against structures and citizens of Russia, China and North Korea for alleged “cyber attack activities”. The sanctions are imposed in the framework established a year ago but never applied before allowing the EU to impose targeted restrictive measures to “deter and respond to cyberattacks”, reads the EU Official Journal, […]

Russian FM Calls on Minsk to Stop Escalating Negative Emotions, Refutes Claims That Russia Sent People to Destabilize Belarus

MOSCOW/MINSK – Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov refuted claims that Russia could have tasked anyone with destabilizing the situation in Belarus ahead of the presidential election there as slander. “We are now seeing slanderous claims that some Russian organizations send people to Belarus to destabilize the situation there. Of course, this is nothing but slander. Russia […]

MAJOR: Syria to Build a Replica of Hagia Sophia With Russia’s Help

DAMASCUS – President of Syria Bashar Al-Assad announced yesterday that he will build a replica of Hagia Sophia, showing his firm opposition to Turkey’s latest decision on converting the Greek Orthodox Cathedral into a mosque. Russia pledges to assist Syria in the construction of the church replica. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has reiterated that, unlike […]

MOSCOW: We Couldn’t Care Less About G7

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has not put forward any initiatives related to joining the G7, and the country does not actually seek to become a member of the group, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, commenting on German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas’ fresh statement against Russia’s reincorporation into the format. “President Putin […]