The morale of troops serving under the NATO flag is at a historically low point after a top German admiral applauds Russia’s right to defend itself against NATO aggression and speaks out in support of the conciliatory Russian President.
In terms of quality, the 1950s was a poor period for West German cinema, still recovering from World War II it was also the time when a number of German actors became known internationally; among them Curt Jürgens, Romy Schneider, Horst Buchholz, Maria Schell, and Hardy Krüger, who has died aged 93.
The world’s smallest continent home to the earth’s most endangered species is unlikely to survive existing trends. Posterity will recall that the Death of Europe in an ethnic sense was an act of self-immolation.
BAGHDAD Widely reported mainstream media reports that US troops captured former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein while he was hiding in an underground hole were fabricated, an Iraqi interpreter who worked with the US military at the time told Sputnik.
Moscow has expressed concerns about the concentration of Western alliance missile systems, troops, warships, and aircraft near Russia’s borders, and NATO’s decades’ long eastward expansion. This month, the Russian Foreign Ministry formally signalled that it considers Ukraine to be a red line for Moscow that NATO is strongly advised not to cross.
The true story of the Christmas Day truce of 1914 is still talked about more than a century later. The famous moment when British and German troops exchanged greetings along the Western Front during World War I is a shining example of how Christmas brings people together.
In light of increasing government repression throughout the Western World, there is growing concern that public hostility could swiftly turn to violence. In anticipation of the people being provoked beyond endurance one increasingly hears the term, Martial Law. Few have experience of what Martial Law is and how it would affect them and their families.
Minsk has expressed concerns about escalating tensions between Moscow and the West amid absurd sabre-rattling claims by officials in the US and NATO that Russia may be preparing to invade Ukraine. Russia has dismissed these allegations as a false attempt to further deteriorate relations between Moscow and the Western alliance.
The Russian and Chinese presidents vowed to reject interference by the West during a video call on Wednesday which came eight days after Russian President Putin spoke to Biden in another video call.
This is not an anniversary to be celebrated. It is a bitter reminder of what happens when a massive mono-party seeks to dominate a whole people. It becomes a government based on ‘the one true’ ideology, featuring censorship, newspeak, informing on others, and outright repression.