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Putin Offers Joint Projects to Unite Russia, North and South Korea

Moscow (TeleSUR) – Rather than inviting Pyongyang “to a cemetery,” economic integration would strengthen stability and trust while developing the region, Putin said. Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed a conciliatory solution toward resolving the crisis on the Korean peninsula, noting that the incorporation of North Korea into joint development projects across the region could soothe the frayed […]

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NATO and Ukrainian Troops Begin Training in Georgia

Tbilisi (GPA) – The latest western dismissal of Moscow’s national security concerns has kicked off this week, and it involves NATO and Ukrainian troops right along Russia’s border. The latest saber rattling has taken the form of another set of NATO exercises taking place along Russia’s borders. In fact, this latest exercise, known as “Agile Spirit 2017,” […]

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American Jackboot Diplomacy

Moscow (SCF) – The latest extraordinary roughshod violation of Russian diplomatic rights by the American authorities shows that the US doesn’t want to restore normal bilateral relations. Indeed, it has now resorted publicly to jackboot diplomacy. The rapid ordering of Russia to vacate three of its diplomatic properties – in a matter of hours – amid reported threats from the […]

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Russia & Turkey: The Arms Deal that Signals the Age of Pragmatism

Moscow (EAN) – If any single arms deal can capture the shifting nature of Russian cooperation in the post-Cold War era, it is the pending sale of S-400 air defense systems to Turkey that now looks increasingly likely to happen. The S-400 is an advanced integrated system capable of simultaneously tracking 300 targets and striking them from up […]

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UNSC: Russia and China Call for Peace – Condemn DPRK Nuke Test

New York (Duran) – Russia and China remain committed to peace. The US seems determined to prolong tensions. The Ambassadors of China and Russia have spoken with a joint voice before the United Nations Security Council during a special session devoted to discussing North Korea’s detonation of what is thought to be a hydrogen bomb on the 3rd […]

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Op-Ed: Weekend of Failure: Trump Regime Snubs Partners He Needs Most

Washington, D.C. (GPA) – In the days prior to North Korea’s first test of a hydrogen bomb, the Trump regime spent their time destroying relations with every nation that could potentially help return stability to Southeast Asia. This weekend, several agencies from the countries surrounding the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea), recorded unusual […]

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Vladimir Putin, at Wit’s End with Washington, Opts for Poker over Chess

Moscow (SCF) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a calculated bet that the embattled Trump administration will interpret his expulsion of hundreds of US diplomats from Russia as more of a friendly warning than an overtly hostile act. As US lawmakers on the weekend sent to President Trump’s desk a bill that would make […]

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Why Trump Must Sign the New Russia Sanctions Bill

Washington, D.C. (Duran) – The neo-con establishment has deprived the president of foreign policy authority, locking in sanctions by act of congress. Despite the White House’s apparent opposition, the US congress has passed a new sanctions package against Russia, Iran, and North Korea. Donald Trump seems destined to sign the legislation – and in fact, he has little […]

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Russia Expelling US Diplomats as Response to Latest Sanctions

Moscow (GPA) – Triggered by a new round of sanctions, Russia expelling US diplomats comes as the predictable – though long delayed – response to one of Obama’s last geopolitical moves. Following Congress’ passage of new sanctions targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea, Russia has responded by issuing an order to the US, and several other countries, […]