Anti-Russian sanctions are not helping anybody, on the contrary they are reinforcing the growing rift between the US and the EU and this is going to have a profoundly negative effect both on the EU and the US in the near future, says Gregory Copley, editor at Defense and Foreign Affairs Journal.
A popular gathering of Bessarabian residents in the Odessa Region of Ukraine has elected a People’s Governor to protect them from the Kiev authorities and newly-appointed regional head ex-Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili.
As events in Syria have proved, Russia is the biggest block on the endless war lobby’s plans for world domination, which is why the removal of Putin and his replacement with a marionette who will do exactly what the neocons want is their overriding objective.
US military instructors are expanding their mission in Ukraine beyond the National Guard and will boost the army’s “defense capabilities” as part of a security partnership which has been going on for the “last 20 years,” the US State Department said.
The first visit of French lawmakers to the Crimea since its reunion with Russia shows that there is a schism in France and all over the EU with regard to the policy of sanctions against Russia, political commentator John Wight told RT.
One of the French parliamentarians visiting Crimea has spoken his mind through fashion. Senator Yves Pozzo di Borgo from the center-right UDI party has acquired a T-shirt with Putin and Obama portraits, the caption saying: “Obama, you're a schmuck.”