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Countering Western Disinformation on Russia and Other Nations Opposing the American Empire

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If the Burevestnik Cruise Missile Is a Joke, Then Why Are Anglo-Saxons Worrying?

Source – Sunday Telegraph: “The Chief of the British military intelligence, Jim Hockenhull warned that the Russian global range missile with a nuclear power source ‘Burevestnik’ is capable of staying in the atmosphere for a practically unlimited period of time,” ...
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This Russian sailor convinced an enemy garrison to surrender – after they took him prisoner

Leonov landed at a Japanese airfield near the Korean port of Wonsan with a force of 140 men, led by a higher-ranking officer. The airfield, supposedly lightly defended, was actually manned by 3,500 Japanese defenders. Horribly outnumbered, 10 Spetsnaz officers were ...
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Best Book on “The Rape of Russia”?

YASHA LEVINE—The book’s generally great, but it does have a some flaws: One is that it gives almost no space to America’s deep involvement in the Rape of Russia. The other is that it has kinda comic antisemitic and Russian ...
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Stephen Cohen Has Died; Remember His Urgent Warnings Against The New Cold War

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—And now the complex cold war escalations he kept urgently warning us about have become even more complex with the addition of nuclear-armed China to the multiple fronts the US-centralized empire has been plate-spinning its brinkmanship upon, and it is clear ...
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On Blacklists and Russia “Hacking” American Democracy

YASHA LEVINE—It was November 2016. Evgenia and I were living in St. Petersburg, Russia, then. She was shooting a short film about a murderous old lady, I was finishing Surveillance Valley. Donald Trump had won, but hadn’t yet been sworn ...
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Why the U.S. Government Likely Had Alexei Navalny Poisoned

ERIC ZUESSE—The article does make clear that Navalny has been hoping to use these accusations in order to rise in Russian politics. It would be a dangerous way to rise in any nation’s politics, regardless of whether those accusations are ...
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Exclusive: Sergei Lavrov Talks About West’s Historical Revisionism, US Election and Navalny Case

The Russian embassy is still operating from Tunisia. I hope it will return to Tripoli as soon as some basic security is ensured there. A number of embassies operate there, but the security is very poor; so it was decided ...
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Eastern Nations Prefer Russian Weapons to US Ones

The S-400 Triumf is designed to destroy aircraft (including stealth targets), cruise and ballistic missiles (travelling at a speed of 4.8 km/s). The system’s radars can detect dozens of aerial targets at the same time and subsequently intercept them in ...
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Navalny Poisoning – The Real Target is Russian-German Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

TONY CARTALUCCI—Consider the much worse and absolutely verified crimes against humanity the US and NATO are guilty of - with the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the 2011-onward military interventions in Libya and Syria as just two examples. Poisoning Navalny ...
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Lukashenko Claims Intercept of Warsaw-Berlin Call Shows Merkel Made False Statements About Navalny

SOFIA CHEGODAEVA—A call between Warsaw and Berlin was intercepted, showing that German Chancellor Merkel's statements about Alexei Navalny were false, President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, claimed during a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin in Minsk on Thursday.  A ...
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Dave Lindorff reviews Ron Ridenour’s ‘The Russian Peace Threat’

DAVE LINDOFF—Ridenour provides a well documented history of the rise of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He explains in detail how the US first helped install the corrupt and alcoholic Boris Yeltsin — a man who allowed US business interests to ...
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Guaido, President of Belarus

ISRAEL SHAMIR--But Belarusian suppression is not something to write home about. The crowds aren’t big, for Belarusians are quite civil and obedient folk, they even wait for the green light (a rare quality in the East). Despite provocateurs and Soros-trained ...
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