Russia’s extended list of “unfriendly countries”

Nations unfriendly to Russia. | Photo: Twitter/ @RussiaVsWorld_ The countries in this list are restricted due to limiting Russia’s international capabilities. “Currently, the “unfriendly countries” list includes countries such as Albania, Andorra, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, all the States of the European Union, Iceland, Japan, Liechtenstein, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand. , Norway, Korea, …

China, Russia blame US for stoking tensions in Korea, call to ease sanctions on DPRK

The Chinese ambassador to the UN speaks at the UN General Assembly on June 8, defending China’s veto of the US-drafted resolution to put further sanctions on North Korea. (Photo: Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China) The two nations defended their earlier veto against the UN Security Council resolution to impose further sanctions …

‘No Other Nation Fosters Neonazism Like Ukraine’, Putin Warns

Image of a march to pay tribute to Neo-nazis in Ukraine. At the opening of a meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) on Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned the indifference of Western countries to the Ukrainian sponsoring of neo-Nazism. “There are extremists everywhere, but in no country other than Ukraine do the …

US spent $22m advancing anti-Russia narrative in Ukraine & abroad

Image: MLToday By Alan MacLeod LllKIEV, Ukraine – Amid soaring tensions with Russia, the United States is spending a fortune on foreign interference campaigns in Ukraine. Washington’s regime-change arm, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), has spent $22.4 million on operations inside the country since 2014, when democratically-elected President Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown and replaced …

Russia’s national security threatened by Ukraine’s intimacy with NATO

Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin By BO Staff Writer The deadlock between Ukraine and Russia stems from Russia’s efforts to stop Ukraine from joining NATO as this threatens its sovereignty and territorial integrity. Ukraine is located in a key strategic position. It sits geographically in the middle of the battle between western dominance and the …

Russia supports Brazil’s candidacy to UN Security Council

Image: In Moscow, Defense Ministers Walter Braga Netto (Left) and Sergey Shoigu (Right), teleSUR/ JF On Wednesday, Russia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov announced that his country supports Brazil’s entry to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as a permanent member. “Currently, Brazil is a non-permanent member of the Security Council. Today we confirm Russia’s …

IMF debt-strapped Argentina looks to Russia and joins China’s Belt & Road initiative

By Benjamin Norton The United States constantly intervenes in the internal affairs of Latin America, organizing coups d’etat, destabilizing independent governments, trapping nations in debt, and imposing sanctions. Washington sees the region as its own property, with President Joe Biden referring to it this January as “America’s front yard.” Seeking alternatives to US hegemony, progressive …

Iran Urges UN to Prevent the US From Extending Sanctions

President Hassan Rohani, Iran, 2020. | Photo: Twitter/ @jobcamaguan Iran’s President Hassan Rohani Wednesday urged members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to curb U.S. attempts to extend sanctions against his country. Next October, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a 2015 nuclear deal popularly known as “The Arms Embargo”, will be lifted …