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  • Vladimir Putin is hours away from seizing power until 2036 as he casts his ballot on final day of 'rigged' vote on the future of constitution

    07/01/2020 4:44:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 88 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 1, 2020 | Tim Stickings
    Vladimir Putin is heading for victory in a referendum that could extend his rule until 2036 as Russia enters its final day of voting today. The Kremlin strongman would normally reach his term limit in 2024, but voters are set to back a plan to reset his tally to zero and allow him to run for two more terms. The package of constitutional changes would also increase Putin's powers to dissolve parliament and expand his influence over courts and prosecutors.
  • Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote

    07/02/2020 6:32:04 AM PDT · by Salman · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | JULY 1, 2020 | Andrew Osborn, Vladimir Soldatkin
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the outcome was falsified on an industrial scale. Official results published on Thursday, after 100% of ballots had been counted, showed that the former KGB officer who has ruled Russia for more than two decades as president or prime minister had easily won the right to run for two more six-year terms after the current one ends in 2024. That means Putin, 67, could rule until...
  • Sensors detect rise in nuclear particles on Baltic Sea, global body says

    06/26/2020 8:40:31 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 23 replies
    Radiation sensors in Stockholm have detected higher-than-usual but still harmless levels of isotopes produced by nuclear fission, probably from somewhere on or near the Baltic Sea, a body running a worldwide network of the sensors said on Friday. The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) oversees a network of hundreds of monitoring stations that use seismic, hydroacoustic and other technology to check for a nuclear weapon test anywhere in the world. That technology can, however, be put to other uses as well. One of its stations scanning the air for radionuclides - telltale radioactive particles that can be carried long distances...
  • Putin Unveils Rzhev Memorial: We'll Not Let That Our Victory Be Besmirched By Lies & Falsifications![Video]

    06/30/2020 12:31:23 PM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Russia Insight ^ | June 30, 2020 | Staff
    President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko attended the ceremony to unveil the Rzhev Memorial to the Soviet Soldier.
  • Where Democrat Collusion Fantasies are Concerned, China is the new Russia

    06/22/2020 4:24:25 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 3 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Hey! Anybody up for the “China Collusion” fantasy scam? – That’s what’s coming next from the Democrat/Media Axis of Disinformation, as was made clear on the Sunday morning talk shows. Democrat activist hosts Martha Raddatz of ABC and NBC’s weaselly Chuck Todd kicked off the festivities, with Fake Jake Tapper playing a supporting role. Hilariously, this entire scam will revolve around the media’s former whipping boy, John Bolton, who has suddenly become their newest turncoat hero now that he’s taking shots at President Donald Trump. Todd interviewed bug-eyed Adam Schiff on his gabfest, “Meet the Press.” There he practically begged...
  • Fiona Hill puts to bed the Russia collusion farce

    06/23/2020 8:27:40 AM PDT · by Vendome · 3 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 23, 2020 | Tiana Lowe
    Whereas the Resistance mob tried to paint Trump as a maniacal genius, Hill saw what most non-crazy people suspected: that Trump treats his presidency like a business and diplomacy like dealmaking. "He just wants to go in and shoot the breeze with these guys, because he thinks he's got great chemistry with them," Hill said. BINGO! In short, Hill knows that in Trump's case, it's incorrect to ascribe to malice what mannerism and shortsightedness can easily explain. If the nation's leading expert on Russian interference in our politics (and one with every reason to loathe the Trump administration) doesn't buy...
  • Russia Secretly Offered Afghan Militants Bounties to Kill U.S. Troops, Intelligence Says

    06/26/2020 2:28:16 PM PDT · by FewsOrange · 30 replies
    The New York Times ^ | June 26, 2020 | Charlie Savage, Eric Schmitt and Michael Schwirtz
    American intelligence officials have concluded that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing coalition forces in Afghanistan — including targeting American troops — amid the peace talks to end the long-running war there, according to officials briefed on the matter. The United States concluded months ago that the Russian unit, which has been linked to assassination attempts and other covert operations in Europe intended to destabilize the West or take revenge on turncoats, had covertly offered rewards for successful attacks last year. Islamist militants, or armed criminal elements closely associated with them, are believed...
  • Russia secretly offered bounties on US troops to Taliban, report says

    06/26/2020 6:53:19 PM PDT · by MAGA_patriot · 40 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6/26/2020 | Bob Frederick
    A Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to militants in Afghanistan for killing coalition forces — including targeting American troops, according to a report Friday. The revelations, from American intelligence officials — reported by The New York Times — came as the US, Taliban militants and the Afghan government are struggling to cut a peace deal to end the 18-year conflict. The US determined months ago that the Russian unit, which has also been linked to assassination attempts and covert operations in Europe that are intended to destabilize the West, had secretly offered rewards for successful attacks last year,...
  • Trump wasn't briefed on report Russia paid Taliban to kill coalition forces in Afghanistan, White House says

    06/27/2020 8:40:12 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 25 replies
    USA TODAY | 27 JUNE 2020 | MICHAEL COLLINS
    Link below. Fake news strikes again. I knew this story was boving excrement the moment the Slimes ran it. https://amp.usatoday.com/amp/3272352001?__twitter_impression=true
  • Syria: A blatant example of Western hypocrisy and insolence (The Chickens Come Home To Roost)

    10/06/2015 11:18:00 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 2 replies
    Pravda ^ | *Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey
    In the run-up to the creation of ISIS, in the handling of the Syrian crisis and in the reaction to Russia's strikes against terrorists, we see yet another shining and blatant example of sheer hypocrisy and pig-faced insolence from the West. Who the Hell is Obama to opine about anything after his country's record? So NATO is expressing "concern" about Russia's strafing of terrorists with military hardware... Well, well... Did NATO express "concern" about its strafing of civilians with military hardware in Afghanistan? Did NATO and its puppet-master Washington express "concern" about the illegal act of butchery, the intervention in...
  • VIDEO: MSNBC Reporter Concerned New Wall Will Inconvenience Border Crossers

    06/25/2020 9:33:40 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 25, 2020 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Um, isn't the purpose of a border wall to make it harder (or more inconvenient) to illegally cross the border? However, that seems to be the concern of this MSNBC reporter, Jacob Soboroff. He is also concerned about coronavirus crossing the border. NEWSFLASH!!! By making it harder for people to cross the border, the new border wall is also making it harder for coronavirus to cross the border.
  • US Has Panic Attack After Libyan Puppets Lose Control of Oil Ports

    03/21/2017 8:37:02 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 99 replies
    Russia Insider ^ | 20 March 2017
    The EU and US urge "strongman" Khalifa Haftar to return oil ports to the "Libyan people". We're glad that Washington has a sense of humor ___ Libya was the richest, most developed, most educated country in North Africa. It was a model of much-needed stability in the region, with a government that was considerably less terrible than NATO's numerous medieval dictator-allies. Before the "revolution", the Libyan government used oil revenues to subsidize a whole range of social benefits for its citizens. And now that Libya is a moon crater, the U.S. and its European poodles are whining about "returning oil...
  • Poland in the middle: Its push for US troops may alienate Germany and Russia

    06/19/2020 11:07:42 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06 19 2020 | Dov S. Zakheim
    Poland finds itself in a bind. For the past two years, Warsaw has lobbied Washington for an increase in American troop presence on its territory. It now appears likely that it will get at least some of what it wants, but that could be at the expense of America’s presence in Germany. Should that happen, Warsaw would find itself at odds with its economically powerful neighbor, a circumstance that — given the tragic history of German-Polish relations — the Polish government wishes to avoid. Not surprisingly, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki made clear, “It is not [Poland’s] intention to achieve...
  • Israel linked to cyberattack on Iranian port

    05/18/2020 7:44:25 PM PDT · by texas booster · 6 replies
    The Straits Times (Singapore) ^ | May 18 2020 | Staff
    Israel appears to be behind a cyberattack earlier this month on computers at Iran's Shahid Rajaee port that caused massive backups on waterways and roads leading to the facility, the Washington Post reported on Monday (May 18). Citing unnamed US and foreign government officials, the Post said the May 9 disruption of Iranian computers was presumably in retaliation for an earlier attempted cyberattack on rural water distribution systems in Israel. The Israeli Embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters on the Post report. The managing director of Iran's Ports and Maritime Organisation, Mohammad...
  • Gunmen storm Kabul maternity ward, killing 13, including 2 newborns

    05/12/2020 7:36:39 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 32 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 05/12/2020 | Sharif Hassan
    KABUL — Gunmen set off an explosion Tuesday at the entrance of one of Kabul's busiest hospitals before storming the building, which includes a maternity ward, killing 13, including two newborns. The attackers battled for hours with Afghan security forces. According to the interior minister, the rest of those slain were nurses and mothers. Some 15 others were injured. The hospital is one of the busiest in western Kabul and houses a maternity ward run by Doctors Without Borders. In March, gunmen stormed a Sikh temple, killing 25, and earlier that month shooters killed 32 at an ethnic Hazara and...
  • Pentagon pulling Patriot missile systems from Saudi Arabia

    05/08/2020 4:36:48 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5-7-2020 | ELLEN MITCHELL
    The U.S. military is removing Patriot antimissile systems from Saudi Arabia as part of a shift of forces and equipment in the region following a buildup last year in response to Iranian threats, a U.S. official confirmed on Thursday. The Wall Street Journal first reported that Washington is moving four Patriot missile batteries from the region. The U.S. official confirmed to The Hill that two Patriot systems will come from Saudi Arabia — along with the roughly 300 military personnel deployed to man them. The two systems had been sent to the country last year after a Sept. 14 strike...
  • Newly Declassified Documents Show John Kerry’s State Department Spread Russia Collusion Narrative

    04/29/2020 9:52:40 PM PDT · by bitt · 20 replies
    thegreggjarrett.com ^ | 4/22/2020 | staff
    Documents released last week by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham give insight into a bombshell revelation about the “role of John Kerry’s State Department in fueling the FBI’s dubious Russia collusion probe, showing it was the State Department that provided ‘information’ leading to the controversial surveillance of Carter Page” reports Breitbart. Amongst the redactions released are parts of the Obama administration’s FISA warrant applications used to spy on Page. As Breitbart reports, the disclosures of the text claim Page was “an agent of a foreign power” and that “the status of the target was determined in or about October...
  • Admin Official: Obama "not ruling out legitimacy" of Muslim Brotherhood for New Egypt Gov't

    01/31/2011 8:18:18 PM PST · by kristinn · 183 replies
    Monday, January 31, 2011 | Kristinn
    An Obama administration official, speaking anonymously to the Washington Post, said the administration is open to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood being in the government of Egypt that will likely replace the rule of Hosni Mubarak:The official said that while the administration was concerned about "some elements" of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and other non-secular groups participating in the demonstrations, it was "not ruling out their legitimacy" and place in a future government. Obama was aware that the Muslim Brotherhood and others were in the audience when he spoke of "a new beginning" in a 2009 speech in Cairo that was...
  • Russia found a replacement for aircraft engines banned for export by Ukraine

    Taganrog Aviation Scientific-Technical Complex named after Beriev, producing Be-200, is remotoring from Ukrainian D-436 engines to SaM146 of Russian-French production, the head of the Bureau of Technical and Analytical Information of the enterprise Andrei Salnikov told RIA Novosti . We envisage the remotorization of the SaM146 engine (...). The work has been going on for a long time, we do not have any problems with the engines, "Salnikov said. According to him, the choice of engines for the Be-200 depends on the customers. The D-436 engines produced by the Zaporozhye Motor Sich plant are installed on the An-148 passenger aircraft...
  • Iraq considers deepening military ties with Russia

    02/08/2020 12:22:07 AM PST · by NorseViking · 11 replies
    AP by Yahoo ^ | February 7, 2020 | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and SAMYA KULLAB
    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq and Russia discussed prospects for deepening military coordination, Iraq's Defense Ministry said Thursday, amid a strain in Baghdad-Washington relations after a U.S. airstrike killed a top Iranian general inside Iraq. The ministry statement followed a meeting in Baghdad between Iraqi army chief of staff Lt. Gen. Othman Al-Ghanimi and Russian Ambassador Maksim Maksimov, as well as a newly arrived defense attache. The meeting comes during an uncertain moment in the future of Iraq-U.S. military relations, following the Jan. 3 U .S. drone strike that killed Iran's most powerful military commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and Iraqi senior...