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Category Archives: Politics of Russia

Russia’s Real Endgame

Authored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, Russia’s Putin has never taken his eye off the ball. His ambition is not global hegemony or European conquest. Putin seeks what Russia has always sought: regional hegemony and a set of buffer states in eastern Europe and central Asia that can add to Russia’s strategic depth. […]

Chechnya’s Leader Claims “Russian Doomsday Device” Is Activated

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of Chechnya, gave a rare interview to a media outlet in the United States that aired Tuesday, and what he said is taking many aback… While speaking to HBO’s Real Sports, Kadyrov denied that gay people are humans, that they exist in his region, and that […]

“It’s The ‘Russia’, Stupid!”

Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, It’s another week in Washington and another horror show. This time it was Attorney General Jeff Sessions being grilled by Senators on whether, when, and how he might have met with certain Russians, or any Russian, or someone who might actually know a Russian. In […]

Putin Warns Of “Hot War” And Nuclear Holocaust: “I Don’t Think Anyone Would Survive”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, With tensions among the world’s super powers mounting in places like Ukraine, Syria, North Korea and  most recently Qatar and Iran, it may only be a matter of time before someone pushes the red button. When they do, all bets are off, and as we’ve learned from the assassination […]

Putin Tells Stone: “Snowden Is Not A Traitor”

Just hours after Megyn Kelly announced on NBC’s Today show that she would be interviewing Vladimir Putin in St Petersburg tomorrow at the International Economic Forum, Showtime released the first trailer and extended clip for The Putin Interviews, a sit-down with the Russian president conducted by the film-maker Oliver Stone for a four-part special that […]

Putin: “We Should Be Grateful To President Trump: In Moscow It’s Cold And Snowing”

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday during a panel at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum that the US investigations into whether the Kremlin meddled in the US election are nothing more than "hysteria," and that the anti-Russia sentiment in the US was about as virulent as anti-semitism.  “It’s like saying everything is the Jews’ fault,” […]

Putin: “Russian Meddling Is A Fiction Democrats Invented To Divert Blame For Their Defeat”

With McCarthyism 2.0 continues to run amok in the US, spread like a virulent plague by unnamed, unknown, even fabricated sources, over in France one day after his first meeting with French president Emanuel Macron, the man who supposedly colluded with and was Trump’s pre-election puppet master (but had to wait until after the election […]

Putin Plays Soviet Classics On Badly Tuned Piano During China Silk Road Summit

Sunday’s celebration of China’s grand $1 trillion Silk Road infrastructure plan, three years in the making (detailed earlier), had several somewhat bizarre subplots. First, just hours before the summit opened, North Korea launched its latest ballistic missile, provoking Beijing and further testing the patience of China, its chief (former) ally. Ironically, the United States had […]

The Suspense Is Over: Putin Meets With Rex Tillerson At The Kremlin

Despite numerous earlier reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin would not meet U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, moments ago the “breathless speculation” and suspense whether the Russian president would indeed skip the opportunity to meet with the top US diplomat – who has been repeatedly portrayed in the press as a friend of the […]

Putin Responds: Syria Strikes “Cripple US-Russia Relations”; Deploys Cruise Missile Frigate To Syria

Responding to Trump’s unexpected military attack on Syria in which 59 cruise missiles were launched (of which only 23 allegedly hit their target), Russian President Vladimir Putin “regards the strikes as aggression against a sovereign nation,” his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, noting that the president believes the strikes were carried out “in violation of international […]