With tensions heating up in eastern Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin has warmly met his Hungarian counterpart Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for talks in Moscow on Tuesday, at which the pair underscored their friendly partnership, despite worsening relations between East and West.
Throughout much of the European Union the old, the young, the already impoverished, the jobless due to the scamdemic are frozen out of the gas market. The political elite, responsible for the woes of the working class, stay warm in their tax-funded heated homes.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has criticized the imbalanced coverage of the situation surrounding his country exhibited by some Western politicians and media. He was speaking to foreign reporters during a major press conference on Friday.
Western ideas are destructive to Russian society, Moscow officials argue. Russia’s Ministry of Culture has published a draft order setting out traditional values that it says must be protected from encroachment by foreign ideas, terrorists, and extremists amid a global crisis for public morality.
The United States is helping Russia to de-dollarize the economy. This was announced on January 26 by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a plenary meeting of the State Duma (Russian Parliament, Moscow).
With tensions growing on the border between Russia and Ukraine, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic has announced that Zagreb will pull its troops out of NATO contingents stationed in the region should the situation spiral into a full-scale conflict. Bulgaria also says, ‘don’t include us. We’ll not be sending troops to Ukraine.’
Inter-ethnic conflicts in the US could force millions of white Americans to request that Russia resettle them across the vast and snowy expanses of Siberia, one of the country’s most famous and popular nationalists has claimed.
A peaceful neighbour of Russia for 30 years, accompanying NATO provocations of Russia in Ukraine, Kazakhstan was rocked into chaos virtually overnight. It is claimed by the media that the disquiet is the consequence of rising gas prices.
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.
A new law that comes into force this week will see virtually all foreigners living in Russia, even young children, required to take a series of tests on a regular basis to avoid falling foul of the immigration authorities, in a move unprecedented virtually anywhere in the world.