One day after the speaker of Transdniestria's separatist parliament, during a trip to Moscow, urged Russia to incorporate his mainly Russian-speaking region, which split away from Moldova in 1990. Moldovan President Timofti said Russia would be
RPI Chairman Ron Paul has an op-ed in Tuesday’s USA Today wondering why the US is so eager to saddle up for war over a relatively insignificant piece of land thousands of miles away.
Who's Got the Pierogies?
Vladimir Putin seems to have lost touch with reality, Angela Merkel reportedly told Barack Obama after speaking with the Russian president. He is “in another world.”
Why do Western media downplay the neo-Nazi, fascist elements in the new Ukrainian government?
Army 'Ready for Combat' Over Crimea
Anyone With a Passport Could Vote
MOSCOW — There were two large rallies on Saturday in Moscow.
Some fear foreign powers will fill the void.
►Kremlin: If The US Tries To Hurt Russia's Economy, Russia Will Target The Dollar "If we didn't re-instate them into the swift system (and Russia would, in retaliation, reject the petro-dollar and allow other trade currencies) then the ENTIRE
The U.S. Global Empire is rotting at its core, disintegrating, destroying the heart of America–the love of freedom and the Constitution, and dying worldwide.
A story that appeared recently in Libération, the left-wing French newspaper in financial difficulty, seemed to me to capture the spirit of our times very well.
The scenario that best fits the facts is a spontaneously initiated "drastic political protest" by the captain that went awry.
In his March 6 Executive Order, “Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine,” Obama declares that support for Crimean self-determination constitutes “an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and
Putin Strikes Back: Russia's Sanctions List Said To Include US Senators, High Ranking Administration Officials
Russia responded to threat of sanctions by moving more than $100 billion in Treasury bonds out of the U.S.
As the search for the missing flight MH370 enters its 10th day with few clues as to its whereabouts, the New Straits Times said today the Boeing 777-200ER dropped 5,000 feet (1,500m) to evade commercial radar detection.
Stephen Lendman (Progressive businessman, writer) gives insight on the situation in the Ukraine - Christine Kinealy (Professor of Irish History in the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies at Drew University) on the Irish Famine
Crimea had been part of Russia since the 18th century until Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev transferred it to Ukraine in 1954. Both Russians and Crimea's majority ethnic Russian population see annexation as correcting a historic insult.
The White House keeps saying the referendum is illegal. The basis for those assertions are in this interview, which is at the Council for Foreign Relations website. The CFR is part of the deep government of the U.S.
Russia Expected to Retaliate
The Washington orchestrated coup in Ukraine has kept Venezuela out of the headlines.
In this interview, Ron Paul says that Russia may have the law on its side and that the the West may have undermined the previous Ukraine government.
Contrary to the bombast, jingoism, and shrill moralizing flowing from Washington and the mainstream media, America has no interest in the current spat between Putin and the mobs of Kiev. For several centuries the Crimea has been Russian; for even lon
Venice, once a great independent city-state, seeks to be so again. Would call itself the Republic of Veneto.
Insists He Has a Half-Jewish Friend, So He Can't Be Anti-Semite
Fears grow in Cabinet of a "constitutional crisis" which would put the election in doubt, as legal expert warns that Scottish independence could bring down the next government
2 weeks after Russian troops seized their peninsula, Crimeans voted to leave Ukraine and join Russia, overwhelmingly approving a referendum that sought to unite the strategically important Black Sea region with the country it was part of for 250 year
She learned to read, then for a challenge she taught herself Spanish – at the tender age of 2. Her parents took her to the doctor, where IQ tests put her in the top 2% of test-takers, with an IQ of 160 – the same as Albert Einstein’s. Her doctors tol
UPDATE 3/13/14: As expected (see my analysis of ocean currents and drift-time below), the purported debris was a false lead. The revelation that the automated ACARS was still sending data on the Rolls Royce engines is not surprising given what else i