Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Russia ETF Swells as Valuations Lure Bargain Hunters

Police Brutality can only be Ended when Officers Face Justice

Institutions paid for by the public must always be held to account, especially when we entrust public servants like the police with a responsibility to ensure that the most vulnerable in society are protected. Sadly, the opposite is often the…

NEO â€" Putin…Face of the Global Resistance Movement

- 'One of our first hurdles is to get people to understand that most of us live in "occupied countries", but not the traditional sense.'

Russia lives in 'alternative economic reality'

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Poland is Blowing in the Wrong Direction

Poland’s Foreign Minister compares his country’s relationship with USA to a “blowjob without getting paid”. In a taped “over a dinner conversation” with Jacek Rostowski, a former Polish Minister of Finance, Poland’s FM Radoslaw Sikorski allegedly expressed his frustration as … “We will get a conflict with both Russians and Germans, and we’re going to think […]

Sanctions bind Russia's energy elite to Putin

By Elizabeth Piper and Timothy Heritage MOSCOW (Reuters) - An offer by Gazprom to help rival Rosneft salvage an Arctic oil project shows how tightly sanctions have bound Russia's political and business elite together in the Ukraine crisis - an unintended consequence of the West's punitive measures. Some Gazprom executives now say this month's little noticed proposal to loan Rosneft a drilling ...

NEO â€" True Heroes Behind the Kiev Ceasefire

- Jim W. Dean..."We need to make America's state sponsored terrorism a fall campaign issue on the Dems and Repubs doing the AIPAC Zombie walk on Ukraine."

Soccer

(updates with statement denying Blatter quote) By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine might be put into different groups at the 2018 World Cup finals if the Ukrainians qualify and relations between the two countries do not improve, said on Tuesday. It seems (there was) a translation mistake," said in a statement to Reuters. "What the president ...

Putin Just Made the Most Important Speech of His Career. The West Should Listen More Closely

By Alexander Mercouris: 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. In it he charted a clear course for Russia, defining its place in international...

How The Russian Liberals Became “The Fifth Column”

The liberals in Russia are deserved casualties of the crisis in Ukraine. Their numbers are dwindling and only the most “hard-core” remains loyal to their orientation to the West. They have also got a new stamp as “the Fifth Column”. I have noticed the liberal exodus among many of my friends and it is confirmed in […]

Russia ready to deliver US supplies to ISS

Russia is prepared to ferry US supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) on its Progress rocket to compensate for the loss of the Antares rocket. The private US space freighter suffered a failure seconds after launch. Via::

Is NATO Marching on Moscow?

 Do we see a small crack in the facade of the western mainstream media regarding the crisis in Ukraine? The article below, by Foreign Policy In Focus columnist Conn Hallinan, was published, not only on FPIF but also on Huffington Post. Even if neither of those media outlets is deeply under the control of the […]

US Patriot Act: Government Spying Powers Used for Terrorism Only 0.5% of the Time

The Patriot Act continues to wreak its havoc on civil liberties. Section 213 was included in the Patriot Act over the protests of privacy advocates and granted law enforcement the power to conduct a search while delaying notice to the…

Ebola Can Survive For Months On Surfaces

The deadly virus can survive for more than seven weeks on certain surfaces according to research conducted by the UK’s Defense Science and Technology Laboratory. Tests performed prior to the latest Ebola outbreak in 2010 showed the Zaire strain lived…

Russia slams Kiev over Odessa deaths

- Russia has censured pro-Western authorities in Kiev as ‘criminally irresponsible’ following a deadly fire in the trade union building in Ukraine’s Odessa.

EU must prepare for Russia's 'hybrid warfare': Danish formin

By Alistair Scrutton and Sabina Zawadzki COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Russia poses no direct military threat to the European Union but its intervention in Ukraine is a type of 'hybrid warfare' the bloc should fight using coordinated energy policy and media to counter "massive propaganda", Denmark's foreign minister said on Monday. Martin Lidegaard has traveled three times to Kiev over a year that has ...

Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in 2007 Baghdad Killings â€" US Government Rewarding War Crimes with Millions in Contracts

A federal jury has found three formerBlackwater contractors guilty of manslaughter and a fourth guilty of murderfor killing 17 Iraqis in Baghdad’s Nissour Square on September 16, 2007. The men were private security guards hired to provide security to U.S.…

Civil Forfeiture Out of Control: Government Robs Restaurant Owner for $33,000

For decades, Americans used to be able to joke about the corrupt nature of police in other countries. The law enforcement in places like Mexico became notorious for their highway extortion antics, especially towards tourists. Countries like Russia are so…

“Fake Science”: Biotech’s Studies on GMOs are Flawed, Inaccurate

Remember when doctors and scientists told us cigarettes were safe, with doctors even showing up on commercials puffing away? Or how about when Vietnam Vets were told that being sprayed with Agent Orange wouldn’t cause them any significant health problems? …

Ebola Nurse Treated “Like a Criminal” in New Jersey Quarantine

New Jersey state authorities abruptly released Kaci Hickox Monday after a three-day involuntary quarantine ordered by Governor Chris Christie. A nurse who had worked caring for Ebola patients in West Africa, Hickox was detained Friday at Newark International Airport and…

United States, European Union Hail Election Staged by Ultra

On Monday, the US and the European Union hailed Ukraine’s parliamentary elections, held Sunday, as a “victory” for democracy. Spokesmen for Washington and the European powers ignored the bloody assault being carried out by the Kiev regime against pro-Russian cities…

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the All

Via:: -Russia State Television and Radio …

Russia ready to deliver US supplies to ISS

Russia is prepared to ferry US supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) on its Progress rocket to compensate for the loss of the Antares rocket. The private US space freighter suffered a failure seconds after launch. Via::

Watch this Neo

By Damir Marinovic: This video is from 2010, but it is indicative of what has been going on in Ukraine for years. This woman, Irina Farion, is nothing if not creepy. She’s a Ukrainian MP from Svoboda, a neo-nazi party with a strong faction in the current ruling coalition. She was just re-elected, and in...

Georgians as Expendable as White Rats

- There are now scattered reports of biological weapons being tested on citizens of various countries, including Georgia and some Middle Eastern countries.

Russia's E

By RI Staff: This article originally appeared at fibre2fashion.com Russia is poised to become one of the world’s leaders in B2C e-commerce sales by 2018, according to a report by Hamburg-based business intelligence organization yStats.com. The business-to-customer (B2C) e-commerce sales in Russia are expected to total 30 billion euros by 2018, says the report. Via::...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the All

Via:: -Russia State Television and Radio …

Deputy Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Information and Press Department Yuri …

Via:: Deputy Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Information and Press Department Yuri …

Russia denies pressuring U.S. diplomats, despite State Department claims

JC Finley MOSCOW, Oct. 29 (UPI) Russia has denied claims raised in a report by ABC News that U.S. diplomats in Russia faced "Cold War-era harassment."

Canada’s Heart of Darkness. Democracy and Civility Foregone?

Once upon a time, Canada was able to create  the illusion that it was the “peaceable kingdom”, an illusion accepted domestically and arguably by most of the rest of the world.  This history has  been well discredited with newer historical…

NEO

- "Mr. Stachnio has a great review of the 650 Western color revolution NGOs operating in Russia that are funded with deficit spending US taxpayer dollars."

Is the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa a Biological Proxy War?

Russia announced that they have a vaccine effective against Ebola. From another report in Moscow Times it seems more like they have an effective drug to treat Ebola and not a really a vaccine. The investigative reporter Jon Rappoport (nomorefakenews.com), who have disclosed the fraud behind the HIV-virus and other frauds committed by the BIG PHARMA […]

NEO â€" Are the Ukraine talks a NATO ploy?

- "Censored from Western media is the fact that the 'special status' for the New Republics recently passed by Kiev has a six month expiration date "

Fight the Enemies of Truth: Support the Spread of Knowledge

“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie â€" deliberate, contrived and dishonest â€" but the myth â€" persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic.” â€" JFK “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion…

La potenza di Roma sui mari

La portaerei Garibaldi, rimessa a nuovo nell’Arsenale di Taranto, resterà in servizio per almeno altri 7/8 anni. I lavori di ammodernamento, che hanno riguardato la quasi totalità degli impianti e delle strutture della nave, sono costati oltre 10 milioni di…

NEO â€" Japanese Sanctions against the Russian Federation

- The real threat is who is really running the show in the US and Europe. Is it the elected leaders, or those who are really behind who gets elected?

The Power of Fantasy: Bioterrorism, ISIS and Ebola Mania

Does demagoguery have an inventive side?  Only if you assume semi-literacy is virtuous, and that imagination lies in the name of the manipulative.  The combination of both Ebola and terrorism are the evil twins of the same security dilemma. It…

NEO â€" Putin puts Ukraine gas payments on Europe’s back

- The Geo-political war going on over Ukraine has been short on bullets and bombs, and long with lies and disinformation.

US War, Inc. America Stuck in the Vicious Circle of the War Economy

Ike at his desk in the White House. An unexpected source of truth about the nation’s reality. (click to expand) In 1961, President Eisenhower, after two terms in office did what no other president could have. During his farewell address,…

How a US and International Atomic Energy Agency Deception Haunts the Nuclear Talks

In 2008, the Bush administration and a key IAEA official agreed on a strategy of misrepresenting Iran’s position on the authenticity of intelligence documents, which they used to establish an official narrative of Iran “stonewalling” the IAEA investigation. That narrative…

President Putin’s Address to Russian Diplomats (in English)

President Putin is a man of his words. He writes his own speeches and their content tells you what he thinks about Russia and its relationship to other nations. That's why it is well worth to pay attention to his words in this speech ... Download (PDF, 197KB)

Illusory Ceasefire in Ukraine

Conflict continues. Peace is a convenient illusion. Fascists don't wage wars to quit. Washington manipulates events destructively. It uses its installed stooge government to solidify unchallenged control over Ukraine. Get more info this from VT author Steve Lendman

Rosneft and Chinese National Petroleum Corporation Expand Strategic Cooperation Amid Sanctions

By RI Staff: This article originally appeared at Rosneft Rosneft and CNPC, Chinese National Petroleum Corporation will expand strategic cooperation amid tough sanctions placed against the Russian oil giant by the West over the country’s alleged role in the Ukraine crisis. Rosneft chief Igor Sechin and CNPC Vice President Wang Dongjin signed a document on...

Ukraine, Russia try again to forge gas deal at Brussels talks

By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine and Russia begin new gas crisis talks on Wednesday, but wrangling over Ukraine's upfront cash payments threatens to push a deal out of reach, even as temperatures have fallen below zero in Kiev. Russian state utility Gazprom halted supplies to Kiev in June because of Ukraine's unpaid gas bill, which Moscow says is around $4.5 billion. For months, the ...

NEO â€" Planet Earth “done in” by False Flags

- Seth Ferris is doing a wonderful job at showing us how some of the nasty things our government does, that they know we would never approve of.

Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Call on Obama to Release CIA Torture Report

Twelve winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have urged fellow laureate, US President Barack Obama, to release a Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s post-9/11 Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program, also known as the torture report. The laureates revealed…

NEO â€" Does the CIA plan a Syrian style terror war in Ukraine?

- Someone decided to pull the plug on the four-way Ukraine talks on planned for this week. Kiev decided to invade its own country.

President Putin’s Address to Russian Diplomats (in English)

President Putin is a man of his words. He writes his own speeches and their content tells you what he thinks about Russia and its relationship to other nations. That's why it is well worth to pay attention to his words in this speech ... Download (PDF, 197KB)

NEO â€" Paradoxes of Georgian â€" Abkhazian Relations

- Seth Ferris..."Crimea is the flavor of the month in Western discourse as it has become a part of the Russian Federation following its recent referendum."

Ukraine and Russia tackle gas crisis as tensions spike

Ukraine and Russia were set on Wednesday to resume crunch EU-mediated gas talks aimed at ending a months-long supply cut that threatens to hit swathes of Europe this winter. The latest negotiations in Brussels come a day after Russia stirred tensions with its war-torn neighbour still further by announcing plans to recognise the disputed leadership polls pro-Kremlin insurgents in eastern Ukraine ...

Russia Wants State Control of Root Internet Infrastructure

By Alexey Eremenko (The Moscow Times): This article originally appeared in The Moscow Times Russia has mounted an effort in recent weeks to bring the root infrastructure of the Internet under control of state-affiliated bureaucracies, both internationally and at home. Via::

Watch this Neo

By Damir Marinovic: This video is from 2010, but it is indicative of what has been going on in Ukraine for years. This woman, Irina Farion, is nothing if not creepy. She’s a Ukrainian MP from Svoboda, a neo-nazi party with a strong faction in the current ruling coalition. She was just re-elected, and in...

Russia Wants State Control of Root Internet Infrastructure

By Alexey Eremenko (The Moscow Times): This article originally appeared in The Moscow Times Russia has mounted an effort in recent weeks to bring the root infrastructure of the Internet under control of state-affiliated bureaucracies, both internationally and at home. Via::

Rethinking the North Korean “Collapse Narrative”. The Most Demonized Country Worldwide

“Ever since the US has lost the war militarily, i.e., signed the Armistice Agreement in July 27, 1953, they’ve instead chosen a war propaganda strategy by mobilizing the whole global media (i.e., their globally-monopolized mainstream media) to demonize(isolate) the North…

Russia's E

By RI Staff: This article originally appeared at fibre2fashion.com Russia is poised to become one of the world’s leaders in B2C e-commerce sales by 2018, according to a report by Hamburg-based business intelligence organization yStats.com. The business-to-customer (B2C) e-commerce sales in Russia are expected to total 30 billion euros by 2018, says the report. Via::...

The Reasons Why Russia Will Not Invade Ukraine

Russia will not invade Ukraine and here are the reasons. A lot of energy is right now spend on trying to get Russia more involved with the civil war in Ukraine. The New World Order cabal wants it because they want NATO to get a reason to come to the defense of the new government they […]

Poland is Blowing in the Wrong Direction

Poland’s Foreign Minister compares his country’s relationship with USA to a “blowjob without getting paid”. In a taped “over a dinner conversation” with Jacek Rostowski, a former Polish Minister of Finance, Poland’s FM Radoslaw Sikorski allegedly expressed his frustration as … “We will get a conflict with both Russians and Germans, and we’re going to think […]

Russia angers West by backing rebel polls as EU uphold sanctions

Russia announced Tuesday it will recognise separatist polls in Ukraine next weekend, sparking an angry reaction from Washington and Kiev's newly elected pro-Western leaders. The rebel elections on Sunday should "go ahead as agreed" and Russia will "recognise the results", Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the Izvestia daily. Lavrov's remarks were seen as one of Moscow's most overt acts of ...

Pegasus Targets Freeh â€" On Orders From The President

  I have received a number of requests to verify the article below.As a former member of Pegasus, I do have contact with at least 3 active members. I also am well aware of Mr. Freeh and his previous activities in the DOJ. I have placed my remarks at the bottom of the article.  A […]

Rosneft and Chinese National Petroleum Corporation Expand Strategic Cooperation Amid Sanctions

By RI Staff: This article originally appeared at Rosneft Rosneft and CNPC, Chinese National Petroleum Corporation will expand strategic cooperation amid tough sanctions placed against the Russian oil giant by the West over the country’s alleged role in the Ukraine crisis. Rosneft chief Igor Sechin and CNPC Vice President Wang Dongjin signed a document on...

Is NATO Marching on Moscow?

 Do we see a small crack in the facade of the western mainstream media regarding the crisis in Ukraine? The article below, by Foreign Policy In Focus columnist Conn Hallinan, was published, not only on FPIF but also on Huffington Post. Even if neither of those media outlets is deeply under the control of the […]

NEO â€" Ukrainian Elections: EU Membership May be a Mirage

- The Ukraine coup continues to be a zoo, and continued failure will be nothing new. Its Western backers will continue their takeover of another struggling country

Speech by Putin to Russian Lawmakers about Crimean Referendum

Historical speech by President Putin to Russian lawmakers March 18 2014 about the referendum in Crimea and the acceptance of Crimea into the Russian Federation. I remember being in Moscow listening to the direct transmission of this historical speech by president Putin. Even if I am not Russian, I couldn’t help to feel how this […]

“Humanitarian Warfare” against the DPRK or “Conflict Resolution”? The UN Human Rights Inquiry on North Korea

A small demonstration that took place across the street from the UN on Wednesday, October 22 was a sign of the problem represented by the Commission of Inquiry (COI) report by the UN Human Rights Council on North Korea. The…

GM Crops and the Rat Digestive Tract: Is GM Food Safe for Animals and Humans?

by I.M. Zdziarski,  J.W. Edwards,  J.A. Carman , J.I. Haynes  ABSTRACT The aim of this review is to examine the relationship between genetically modified (GM) crops and health, based on histopathological investigations of the digestive tract in rats. We reviewed…

A Very Complete Analysis by the Saker of the Crisis in Ukraine

This is the most complete and, in my opinion, also a very correct analysis of the crisis in Ukraine initiated by the Neocons in the US. I don’t know who this “Saker” really is. But I do know that he knows a lot about Russia, USA and the New World Order. Having followed the Saker’s […]

Putin’s Choices in Ukraine

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t. That is the situation for Putin with regards to the crisis in Ukraine right now. As before, the blogger called “the Saker” describes Russia’s choices in an excellent way. What is going on is unbelievable. It is incomprehensible that the individual countries in Europe can support the […]

Putin Speaks

On April 17, Putin held his annual televised Q & A session. He did it with ordinary Russians nationwide. He did it for the 12th time. Doing so connects with them.

Fondos buitre sobre Argentina, ¿arma de EE.UU. en una guerra energética con Rusia?

La creciente tensión de los fondos buitres sobre Argentina podría tener relación con los planes de Buenos Aires de desarrollar, con la ayuda de Rusia, la segunda mayor reserva mundial de gas de esquisto, opina un analista geopolítico. No es…

The Reasons Why Russia Will Not Invade Ukraine

Russia will not invade Ukraine and here are the reasons. A lot of energy is right now spend on trying to get Russia more involved with the civil war in Ukraine. The New World Order cabal wants it because they want NATO to get a reason to come to the defense of the new government they […]

A Very Complete Analysis by the Saker of the Crisis in Ukraine

This is the most complete and, in my opinion, also a very correct analysis of the crisis in Ukraine initiated by the Neocons in the US. I don’t know who this “Saker” really is. But I do know that he knows a lot about Russia, USA and the New World Order. Having followed the Saker’s […]

NEO â€" EU Declares War on Russia and Europe

- Is the EU going to force Putin to launch the counter-sanctions on all EU car, truck and bus imports by launching its latest sanctions against Russia?

NEO â€" Russian

- You won't read anything like this in Western media as it conflicts with their fairy tale of spreading peace and democracy when proxy terrorism is the new game of choice.

Eurosatory â€" The Largest International Land and Air Land Defence and Security Exhibition

Eurosatory - the largest international land and air land defence and security exhibition was very interesting and informative.

Russia

Speech by Putin to Russian Lawmakers about Crimean Referendum

Historical speech by President Putin to Russian lawmakers March 18 2014 about the referendum in Crimea and the acceptance of Crimea into the Russian Federation. I remember being in Moscow listening to the direct transmission of this historical speech by president Putin. Even if I am not Russian, I couldn’t help to feel how this […]

Russia

NEO â€" What America is really threatening in Ukraine

- "Henry Kamens gives us one hell of an overview of the present Ukraine mess, which I have compared to the Tar Baby in the briar patch from Uncle Remus."

Putin Just Made the Most Important Speech of His Career. The West Should Listen More Closely

By Alexander Mercouris: 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. In it he charted a clear course for Russia, defining its place in international...

Τhe Transnational Elite and the New World Order (NWO)

This article attempts a brief historical description of the emergence of the New World Order (NWO) based on neoliberal globalization, in the last thirty or so years ago. The Transnational Elite is defined in this context as a network of…

US Covers Up Support for Hong Kong “Occupy Central”

For the United States, so-called “color revolution” used to be a specialty until recently. The Western media has delighted in exposing the US State Department’s role  in the wake of successful political subversion around the world via the National Endowment…

Putin’s Choices in Ukraine

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t. That is the situation for Putin with regards to the crisis in Ukraine right now. As before, the blogger called “the Saker” describes Russia’s choices in an excellent way. What is going on is unbelievable. It is incomprehensible that the individual countries in Europe can support the […]

Police State USA: 15 Signs that We Live During a Time of Rampant Government Paranoia

How does it feel to live under a government that is getting even more paranoid with each passing day?  Yes, we live in a world that is becoming increasingly unstable, but that is no excuse for how ultra-paranoid the federal…

The Long Withdrawal: The Defeated Leave Afghanistan

“The problem of Islamic extremism was there before we went into Afghanistan and is going to be with us for a long time.”  (Michael Fallon, UK Defence Secretary, The Telegraph, Oct 26, 2014) The flags of two powers â€" that…

NEO â€" Gunnar

- Ulson Gunnar - Warplanes, helicopter gunships, heavy armor and troops poured into eastern Ukraine in a blitzkrieg offensive after the show elections.

Russia, Ukraine might be kept apart in 2018: FIFA

By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine might be put into different groups at the 2018 World Cup finals if the Ukrainians qualify and relations between the two countries do not improve, FIFA said on Tuesday. However, FIFA denied a comment attributed to President Sepp Blatter, who was quoted by the R-Sport agency as saying "you can be sure about this" in reply to a question ...

Is the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa a Biological Proxy War?

Russia announced that they have a vaccine effective against Ebola. From another report in Moscow Times it seems more like they have an effective drug to treat Ebola and not a really a vaccine. The investigative reporter Jon Rappoport (nomorefakenews.com), who have disclosed the fraud behind the HIV-virus and other frauds committed by the BIG PHARMA […]

Deputy Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Information and Press Department Yuri …

Via:: Deputy Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Information and Press Department Yuri …

How The Russian Liberals Became “The Fifth Column”

The liberals in Russia are deserved casualties of the crisis in Ukraine. Their numbers are dwindling and only the most “hard-core” remains loyal to their orientation to the West. They have also got a new stamp as “the Fifth Column”. I have noticed the liberal exodus among many of my friends and it is confirmed in […]

Police State Targets Dissidents: Government To “Impose Extreme Disruption Orders On Individuals”

The battle for hearts and minds is on and the elite are getting fed up with citizen proles who believe it a right to speak freely and openly about their ideologies and criticisms of government policies. Their attempts to control…

ISIS: America’s Terrorist Mercenaries

Generally historical revision takes place long after events unfold and the victors attempt to bury humiliating or inconvenient truths. Today, in the age of information, these would-be victors are finding it increasingly necessary to revise history in real-time through a…

Russia ETF Swells as Valuations Lure Bargain Hunters

Investors are piling into the biggest exchange-traded fund tracking Russian equities at a record pace as the cheapest valuations in emerging markets and easing tension in Ukraine spur bets stocks will rebound.