Tag: Russia

Order Out of Chaos

The Middle East peace talks have been suspended. Russia has annexed Crimea. Civil war is boiling in the Ukraine. Iraq is engulfed in a full-fledged conflict between Sunni and Shia Islamists. Fifty thousand children and young people have poured across the southern border of the US so far this year. And did I mention that […]

Ukraine’s Poroshenko ‘to order unilateral ceasefire’

Ukraine’s president has set out proposals for a peace plan for eastern Ukraine involving a unilateral ceasefire by government forces. Petro Poroshenko said the temporary truce – expected “in hours or days” – would allow pro-Russian militants in the region to lay down their arms. One separatist group has already rejected the proposal. Mr Poroshenko’s […]

Kiev Says Russia Has Cut Off All Gas To Ukraine

KIEV/GORKI Russia (Reuters) – Russia cut off gas to Ukraine on Monday in a dispute over unpaid bills that could disrupt supplies to the rest of Europe and set back hopes for peace in the former Soviet republic.   After weekend violence that included the loss of 49 troops in the downing of a Ukrainian plane, Russia said Kiev missed a deadline for a $1.95 […]

Russia’s Gazprom signs Agreement to Abandon the Dollar

On June 6 2014, the official Russian news agency Itar Tass announced what many were expecting since at least the beginning of the Ukrainian crisis: Russian main energy company, Gazprom Neft has finally “signed agreements with its consumers” to switch from Dollars to Euros (as transition to the ruble) “for payments under contracts”. The announcement […]

Two U.S. stealth bombers head to Europe for first time

Two U.S. B-2 Spirit stealth bombers are being deployed to Europe for the first time. The deployment of the advanced aircraft will be used for “short term deployment” at Fairford, a Royal Air Force base in England — just three hours from Russia. “This deployment of strategic bombers provides an invaluable opportunity to strengthen and […]

Obama in Europe shows the limits of US power

Whether he likes it or not, President Barack Obama’s trip to Europe will be about Ukraine, Vladimir Putin and American power. He may not stoop to pick up the geopolitical gauntlet thrown down

American eagle, Russian bear and Chinese dragon: One will have to go

The visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to China is seen as a landmark event in terms of changing the vector of Russia’s development towards Asia. State Duma deputy Mikhail Emelyanov explained in an interview with Pravda.Ru why the United States tried to prevent Russia’s initiative to move closer to China and how the […]

Gathered for Armageddon

And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole […]

The Coming Destruction of Damascus

What will become of the prophesied war in Damascus? By Tani Shrabel   “The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap. Isaiah 17:1   Isaiah 17 clearly prophesies the destruction of Damascus, Syria. With the recent turmoil in Syria, where almost 7,000 have been […]

After World War III

What will the world look like? What should America do? By Irvin Baxter   What will the world look like the day after two billion human beings die? How do you bury two billion people? Most likely, the only choice will be mass graves dug by bulldozers. Sensitivities aside, it will be critical to bury the […]