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Study: US no longer a democracy

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Findings of a new scientific study suggest that the United States is no longer a democracy but an oligarchy because the ideas of a small number of elite individuals are far more influential than those of common people. Power in an oligarchic system is effectively wielded by a small number of elite people of society including the rich, senior politicians, bankers,... 

US Spy Drone Shot Down Over Northern Fleet Base Alarms Russia

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A sobering report prepared by Northern Fleet (NF) Commander Admiral Vladimir Korolev that is circulating in the Kremlin today states that the “meteor incident” in the skies above Murmansk Oblast early this morning (02:10 local time) that resulted in a “spectacular fireball” explosion [see video below] was, in fact, the destruction of an American spy... 

US to send thousands of troops in Poland to counter Russia

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The Pentagon may deploy more ground troops in Poland, although the number may be much smaller than what the eastern European NATO member wants to see. Washington is seeking to reassure allies amid fears of a Russian aggression. Warsaw and Washington may announce the deployment of additional American troops in Poland next week, Polish Defense Minister Tomasz... 

Sweden passes law that will prosecute people for criticizing immigration

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A new law will come into effect in Sweden after Christmas 2014, that will allow people to be prosecuted for criticizing immigration or politician’s unwillingness to tackle the issue. The Constitutional Committee’s report has been voted for in parliament, seen in a letter from the Parliamentary Offices. Member of Parliament Andrew Norlén, member of the... 

Russian Communist Party urges Putin to boycott US goods

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Russian Communists are planning a mass campaign promoting a voluntary boycott of all American goods as proof that Russians cannot be intimidated by sanctions. The head of the Communist Party’s legal department, Vladimir Solovyov said that his comrades intend to set an example in the campaign, at least in its first stages. He also promised that the politicians... 

Troops sent to east Ukraine withdraw, others defect and join Russians

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Defected Ukrainian soldiers socializing with Russian civilians in east of Ukraine. Reports from Slavyansk say that the army troops sent to the eastern Ukrainian city for an “anti-terrorist operation” are leaving en masse. Some troops are openly voicing support for the eastern Ukrainians, while others are speaking out against a war. According to Interfax,... 

Russian Foreign Ministry concerned over US hunt for its citizens

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The Russian Foreign Ministry has issued an official warning to all citizens who travel abroad, saying they might be detained and extradited to the US for a biased trial on inflated charges. “Without any reasons the US administration is refusing to recognize the reunification between Russia and Crimea that fully meets the international legal standards and... 

Viktor Orban reelected as Prime Minister of Hungary

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has retained his two-thirds majority at the parliament following last week’s elections. With over 99 percent of the votes counted, the National Election Office said on Saturday that Orban’s ruling Fidesz party had won 133 seats in the 199-seat legislature. Fidesz, a right-wing populist party, and its small ally, the... 

North Korea slams US double standards over missile tests

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A South Korean sea-to-land cruise missile is fired from a submarine during a drill. North Korea’s National Defense Commission (NDC) has accused the US of hypocrisy for remaining silent over Seoul’s recent missile test while denouncing Pyongyang’s launches. “The US double-dealing attitude and despicable mode of action has been brought to light,” a spokesman... 

Obama administration wins Jefferson Muzzle award for restricting free press

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The United States Department of Justice and the White House Press Office are this year’s top winners of a dubious award extended to those considered to be “responsible for some of the more egregious or ridiculous affronts to First Amendment principles.” On Wednesday this week, the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression announced... 

Ukraine stops Russian gas transit

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Ukraine has stopped pumping Russian gas to its underground storages as Ukraine does not accept the natural gas price of $485 per 1,000 cubic meters. Russia has recently eliminated a gas discount it had given Ukraine, arguing that it was tied to a lease for Russia’s Black Sea Fleet base in Crimea peninsula. Officials say they are ready to pay $268 while Russia... 

Ukrainian presidential candidates to take their country into deeper chaos

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Four parliamentary parties in Ukraine nominated candidates for the presidential election. Not all of these candidates are registered, but they are the most likely contenders. The Russian Federation was in a difficult situation. On the one hand, it is clear that the elections are illegitimate, on the other hand, it will be necessary to establish relationship... 

North Korean drone flew over Seoul presidential palace

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The wreckage of an alleged North Korean drone. A senior South Korean official says a surveillance drone, likely operated by North Korea, has flown over the presidential palace in Seoul. South Korean authorities examined the wreckage of a crashed drone that was found on Baengnyeong Island near the disputed waters of the Yellow Sea. The aircraft was one of the... 

​Kiev sends tanks to stop East Ukraine from joining Russia

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Ukraine’s self-imposed president Aleksandr Turchinov has ordered the protester-held local govt HQ in Donetsk to be taken under ‘state protection’ as armed personnel and armored vehicles have been reported moving into the eastern region of Ukraine. According to a decree signed by Turchinov, the local administration building in Donetsk and surrounding territory... 

“Prepare For Doomsday” Shock Russian Report Warns

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A shocking new report prepared by the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the Ministry of Defense circulating in the Kremlin today is advising all Ministries to “prepare for doomsday” as fears grow about the Western worlds response to the expected collapse of the global banking system later this month that Edward Snowden documents have revealed is a... 
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