Category: RUSSIA

The Self-Imposed Impotence of the Russian and Chinese Governments

PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS—For a more mild response, Putin could have announced: “As Washington and its servile European puppets have sanctioned us, we are turning off the rocket engines, all energy to Europe, titanium to US aircraft companies, banning overflights of US cargo and passenger aircraft, and putting in place punitive measures against all US firms operating in Russia.” Instead of acting intelligently, the witless Russians are still using the US dollar for their oil trade!


Cold War in the Sauna: Notes From a Russian American

PAVEL KOSHEVNIKOV—So, I went into the sauna; a stout man was sitting on the upper bench. He was the same age as I. Many of the older men in America call ourselves “old farts.” The name is not offensive to us, because we really do not care about our image, and because we like to make jokes about everything, mostly about ourselves. Usually, we old farts are nice, we love to talk, even in the sauna. Young people nowadays do not talk. They turn on their phones even in the sauna – I bet they do not know how to talk with other people. They cover their “secrets” in towels while we do not – we do not have any secrets anymore.


Mole Inside Russian Hypersonic Weapons Lab Smuggles Top Secret Files To West: Report

ZEROHEDGE—Sources said it is still unclear whether the hypersonic glide vehicle will carry explosives, due to the fact that Mach 20 capabilities alone can pack enough force to annihilate targets. In March, Putin said the Avangard strikes “like a meteorite, like a fireball.” Putin added that Russia’s hypersonic program to produce the world’s most advanced weapons would remain a high priority. He mentioned in March that the missile entered series production.