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Russia Railway Troops to Finish Grading Works for Road Bypassing Ukraine in June
May27

Russia Railway Troops to Finish Grading Works for Road Bypassing Ukraine in June

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian Railway Troops have finished 97 percent of the grading works as part of the construction of a railroad bypassing Ukraine and are expected to finalize the process in June, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Dmitry Bulgakov said Saturday. “As of now 97 percent of grading works, which amounts to 9.6 million cubic...

IMF Tranche to Kiev Not Happening Unless Kiev Sells Off Land, Raises Pension Age
May27

IMF Tranche to Kiev Not Happening Unless Kiev Sells Off Land, Raises Pension Age

IMF officials’ latest fact-finding mission to Ukraine has concluded with some unpleasant news for Kiev. On Friday, a press statement put out on behalf of IMF Ukraine mission chief Ron van Rooden indicated that Ukraine would not be getting its next, fifth loan tranche until lawmakers approved the pension and land reform measures which the...

President Kenyatta due to deliver ‘long-overdue’ address to G7
May27

President Kenyatta due to deliver ‘long-overdue’ address to G7

President Kenyatta and Trump exchanged pleasantries at a concert in Italy/PSCUNAIROBI, Kenya, May 27 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Saturday expected to deliver a historic speech at the G7 Summit in Italy in what he describe as the long overdue inclusion of Africa in global decision making processes. President Kenyatta has been invited to speak...

Tusk Surprised by Trump’s Brexit Stance, Calls for Unity on Ukraine
May27

Tusk Surprised by Trump’s Brexit Stance, Calls for Unity on Ukraine

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, said on Friday he was positively surprised by the attitude of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, with regards to the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

Politics: Russia just released this video of its elite Spetsnaz taking over a cargo ship
May26

Politics: Russia just released this video of its elite Spetsnaz taking over a cargo ship

The video shows Spetsnaz troops storming the ship by air and sea, and then clearing the decks and halls. Russia just released a video of their elite Spetsnaz forces simulating a drilling rig rescue in Crimea — the region of Ukraine that Moscow illegally annexed in 2014. The training simulation was performed as “a response to the current...

Politics: ‘Putin will be thrilled’: Former NATO ambassadors say Trump just dealt ‘a major blow’ to the alliance
May25

Politics: ‘Putin will be thrilled’: Former NATO ambassadors say Trump just dealt ‘a major blow’ to the alliance

President Donald Trump drew backlash Thursday after he did not explicitly endorse Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's founding document. President Donald Trump drew backlash Thursday after he did not explicitly endorse Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s founding document during his summit with NATO...

Civilians in East Ukraine Live Without Proper Medical Care – Russian UN Envoy
May25

Civilians in East Ukraine Live Without Proper Medical Care – Russian UN Envoy

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — He added that Russia continues to provide large-scale assistance to people in the region and noted that calls by humanitarian groups and human rights organizations to stop the blockade have not changed Ukraine’s policy. “As a result of the blockade imposed by Kiev over the last three years, civilians in the region...

Exceptional Security: Goals of Russian FSB Spetsnaz Drills in Crimea (VIDEO)
May25

Exceptional Security: Goals of Russian FSB Spetsnaz Drills in Crimea (VIDEO)

The maneuvers involved combat swimmers and paratroopers as well as armored vehicles, amphibious boats, drones and advanced reconnaissance equipment. “The results of the first stage of the exercise prove that FSB special purpose units are well prepared for counterterrorist missions at maritime facilities of different types,” the FSB reported in a...

Politics: Russian officials bragged about how well they knew Trump’s advisers
May25

Politics: Russian officials bragged about how well they knew Trump’s advisers

The Russian conversations centered on two top Trump campaign advisers. US spies were able to capture discussions revealing that senior Russian intelligence and government officials sought to sway Donald Trump’s opinion of Russia by way of his advisers, The New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing several current and former American...

Ukraine brews up Trump beer with a Putin twist
May25

Ukraine brews up Trump beer with a Putin twist

A craft brewery in Ukraine has cashed in on the frenzy surrounding Donald Trump’s possible campaign links to Russia by bottling a lager with a label featuring the US president and Vladimir Putin peeking from behind. …read more Source: The...

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