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Putin just made the most important speech of his career

Posted by seumasach on October 29, 2014

“Anyone looking to Putin to lead some great crusade against the US is on the evidence of this speech going to be disappointed.  As some have noticed, what he actually wants from the US is not conflict but cooperation.”

The West Should Listen More Closely

Alexander Mercouris

Russia Insider

29th October, 2014

Last Friday, Vladimir Putin delivered the single most important speech on foreign policy since he became President of Russia in 2000.  Mikhail Gorbachev said he thought it was the best, and most significant speech Putin has ever made.

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Western hypocrisy and the Russian election

Posted by seumasach on March 11, 2012

Western Hypocrisy and the Russian Election. We preach “democracy” and practice oligarchy

Justin Raimondo

Antiwar.com

7th March, 2012

Vladimir Putin wasn’t the only one with tears in his eyes as he exulted in his presidential election victory and shouted “Glory to Russia!” The entire American punditocracy, to say nothing of the Brits, responded as one with accusations the election had been fixed, confidently predicting a “crackdown” on “dissent” as the Russian leader resumed the office he had never really left.

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Russia and the changing world

Posted by seumasach on March 4, 2012

Vladimir Putin

Voltairenet

29th February, 2012

In the run-up to Russia’s presidential elections, prime minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin has to date published a total of seven program statements in which he defines Russia’s niche in a “changing world.” The sixth article on defense policy and army reforms was published by Voltaire Network yesterday. Today we bring to the attention of our readers the latest statement, published Monday in theMoskovskiya Novosti, devoted to international affairs.

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US media rigged ahead of Russian elections

Posted by seumasach on March 2, 2012

Tony Cartalucci

Poor Richard’s Blog

1st March, 2012

In the spirit of recognizing mobs of terrorists as legitimate national governments before a sovereign nation’s true leadership is murdered by US-led NATO operations, as was the case in Libya, the Western media is already decrying Russia’s upcoming elections as “rigged” before they’ve even taken place. Leading the preemptive media coverage is Foreign Policy (FP) magazine featuring an article by Freedom House president David Kramer and Freedom House vice president, Christopher Walker.

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Putin’s oligarch killer

Posted by seumasach on March 1, 2012

John Helmer

Asia Times

2nd March, 2012

When the archaeologists of the next millennium excavate, they will find the evidence of a tectonic shift and turning-point in Russian history that took place in the two months between December 28 and February 25.

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Chavez: Fidel Is Stronger than Hurricane Ike

Posted by smeddum on September 28, 2008

Chavez: Fidel Is Stronger than Hurricane Ike
By Jorge Petinaud

Moscow, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s visit to Moscow, his meetings with top Russian leaders this week, and the signing of transcendental agreements are events of world relevance. Read the rest of this entry »

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