After Buying S-400, Turkey Aims to Build Own Components for Air Defense Systems

After Buying S-400, Turkey Aims to Build Own Components for Air Defense Systems

Talks with Russia on deliveries of S-400 air defense systems to Turkey are at final stages, but Ankara still aims to manufacture its own components for such systems, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik said Wednesday. Purchase of S-400 From Russia ‘Might Signal Turkey’s Estrangement From NATO’ ANKARA (Sputnik) — Russia and Turkey have been engaged in talks […]

Mosul Hasn’t Been Fully Liberated ‘Because of Washington’

Mosul Hasn’t Been Fully Liberated ‘Because of Washington’

The United States has deliberately not provided advanced precision weapons to Iraqi security forces, limiting Baghdad’s ability to fully liberate Mosul and fight Daesh, defense analyst Ahmad al-Sharifi told Sputnik Persian. “Sixty-two countries, including the United States, are part of the international coalition in Iraq. The US has enormous military capabilities and the most cutting-edge weapons. However, […]

Sex abuse & sham marriages: Reality for Eastern European women trafficked to Scotland

Sex abuse & sham marriages: Reality for Eastern European women trafficked to Scotland

Women from Eastern Europe are being smuggled into Scotland for sexual exploitation and sham marriages at the hands of human traffickers, according to a new documentary. Undercover BBC journalist Sam Poling traveled to Slovakia to expose how Eastern European criminal gangs are trafficking young women to Scotland for them to marry third-country nationals, mainly Pakistanis, […]

Germany: Russia, Iran Bear Responsibility for Observance of Syria Safe Zones Agreement

Germany: Russia, Iran Bear Responsibility for Observance of Syria Safe Zones Agreement

Responsibility for observance of the memorandum on safe zones in Syria lies upon Russia and Iran, while the Syrian regime relies on their support, according to the German Foreign Ministry. BERLIN (Sputnik) — Russia and Iran are the ones carrying the main responsibility for observance of the memorandum on safe zones in Syria, the German Foreign Ministry said Saturday. “Any […]

Russian Engineers Develop New Surveillance, Missile Defense Airships

Russian Engineers Develop New Surveillance, Missile Defense Airships

Sputnik/Moscow: Russian engineers are designing new advanced airships which may become a potent element of the country’s anti-ballistic missile defenses. A Blimp on the Radar: NSA’s ‘Hover Hammer’ Spied on ‘International’ New York Shipping Data On May 6, 1937, the German passenger airship Hindenburg crashed in the US during a docking attempt, dealing a critical blow to the […]

Why Armenia Needs the Iskander System

Why Armenia Needs the Iskander System

Azerbaijan’s actions in Nagorno-Karabakh are reason enough for Armenia to seek protection. Areg Galstyan On April 17, the Washington Times published an article by Lloyd Green, in which the author describes the Karabakh-Azerbaijani conflict, and its consequences for the whole region and international community. Many theses of my colleague are distorted and, therefore, readers may […]

Breaking: Al-Jazeera & White Helmets stage fake ‘chemical attack’ – new details

Breaking: Al-Jazeera & White Helmets stage fake ‘chemical attack’ – new details

According to the information confirmed by several channels on May 1, aided by Al-Jazeera’s professional crew including cameraman Samir Samarin, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham militants and the so-called ‘White Helmets’ have recently filmed a staged, fake movie of an alleged chemical attack against civilians by the Syrian Army in Saraqeb village not far from Idlib. Around […]

Politics, not Religion, is the Source of Sunni-Shia Conflict

Politics, not Religion, is the Source of Sunni-Shia Conflict

Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today Lately, it has become a habit of Orientalist apologists of Western imperialism to offer reductive historical and theological explanations of Sunni-Shi’a conflict in the Middle East region in order to cover up the blowback of ill-conceived Western military interventions and proxy wars that have reignited the flames of the internecine […]

Tale of the White Witch of Mara Lago: Ivanka’s Chinese Factory, Low Wage Slavery

Tale of the White Witch of Mara Lago: Ivanka’s Chinese Factory, Low Wage Slavery

By Drew Harwell for the Washington Post Workers at a factory in China used by the company that makes clothing for Ivanka Trump’s fashion line and other brands worked nearly 60 hours a week to earn wages of little more than $62 a week, according to a factory audit released Monday.The factory’s 80 workers knit clothes […]

Russia: Facebook Double Standards Enable Targeting of Palestinians

Russia: Facebook Double Standards Enable Targeting of Palestinians

  Sputnik/Moscow: Instances of individuals being prosecuted and/or jailed for their social media activities are on the increase the world over. Israel is a world leader in this phenomenon, arresting hundreds annually for their posts – although similar behavior by Israelis is censured neither by Facebook nor the Israeli government. Data suggests 27 percent of all internet […]

Awarding Saudi Arabia chair on Women’s Rights Commission makes UN complicit in crimes

Awarding Saudi Arabia chair on Women’s Rights Commission makes UN complicit in crimes

  Ms. Marwa Osman. PhD Candidate located in Beirut, Lebanon. University Lecturer at the Lebanese International University and Maaref University. Russia Today: The Saudi Arabia that publicly beheads women and dangles bodies from cranes was just elected to the UN Women’s Rights Commission. This is not the punchline of a twisted joke, but the intergovernmental […]

Trump “Sold” Turkey US Approval to Attack Iraq

Trump “Sold” Turkey US Approval to Attack Iraq

What is key to this is how Trump is raising cash, direct payoffs to his personal wealth laundered through the Trump and Alterra hotel companies, cash payoffs from foreign governments paying for US attacks, arms deals and for US diplomatic support for ethnic cleansing and support of terrorism

Atrophy of Knowledge and Amputation of Honor, America, are you ready for revolution?

Atrophy of Knowledge and Amputation of Honor, America, are you ready for revolution?

Vladimir Lenin, ideologist and strategist of the Bolshevik revolution of 1917, presented in his “May Day of Revolutionary Proletariat” an accurate definition of the revolutionary situation: revolution occurs when the upper classes cannot continue to rule as before, and the lower classes do not want to continue to live as they are. Americans of many classes really did not want to live as before so they voted for Trump’s “dark horse”.


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