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Sputnik Orbiting the World

  • Ruble rebounds and US regime change denials (E429)
    According to the laws of aerodynamics, the bumblebee cannot fly. Its wings are too flimsy, its body too heavy. But fly it does. According to the laws of Russia’s enemies, sanctions on an unprecedented scale were to wreck the ruble and crash...
    Apr 2, 2022 07:27
  • Sputnik Orbiting the World
    Sputnik Orbiting the World, looking behind the stories which made the news, as well as unearthing the ones that didn’t. Expect debate and discussion between George Galloway and authoritative, influential, but most importantly, informed guests. Topics may differ from politics to social concerns, but Sputnik will remain true to its aim – bringing a new perspective, a different view.
  • Ruble rebounds and US regime change denials (E429)
    Ruble rebounds and US regime change denials (E429)
    According to the laws of aerodynamics, the bumblebee cannot fly. Its wings are too flimsy, its body too heavy. But fly it does. According to the laws of Russia’s enemies, sanctions on an unprecedented scale were to wreck the ruble and crash...
    Apr 2, 2022 07:27
  • Too rational questions? (E428)
    Too rational questions? (E428)
    When US President Joe Biden described Russia as having its ‘back to the wall’ in Ukraine and possibly contemplating an attack using Weapons of Mass Destruction, nobody asked how Russia has its back to the wall. Still less how a WMD...
    Mar 26, 2022 06:55
  • NATO's infowar and the history of the Ukrainian conflict (E427)
    NATO's infowar and the history of the Ukrainian conflict (E427)
    NATO is not just traditional weapons of war but a vast regiment of journalists whose salary and status is absolutely determined by the gusto with which they prosecute NATO's war. Over the Ukraine there isn't even a tiny chink in the armor, it is an...
    Mar 19, 2022 08:04
  • End of Western domination? (E426)
    End of Western domination? (E426)
    Some 500 years of Western domination is rapidly coming to a close, accelerated by the great decoupling underway due to events in Ukraine. The West should remember that it constitutes just 10% of the population of the world, though history has taught...
    Mar 12, 2022 06:52
  • Ireland and Upper Clyde (E425)
    Ireland and Upper Clyde (E425)
    While Ireland has been an independent country for a very long time, old ties between Britain and the Republic have remained tight. Millions of Irish people live in Britain, can vote in British elections, and travel freely back and forth without let...
    Feb 27, 2022 12:07
  • China’s growth and an African queen (E424)
    China’s growth and an African queen (E424)
    ‘What is China?’ seems to be an important question to ask as we are dragging in the slipstream of an increasingly belligerent American policy toward its biggest rival. It only seems like yesterday that Prime Minister David Cameron and...
    Feb 19, 2022 12:33
  • Portugal elections and a tennis champion (E423)
    Portugal elections and a tennis champion (E423)
    Portugal is important to us, it’s one of our oldest allies. It’s also one of the few countries in Europe where the waitress serving your holiday breakfast is likely to be a communist voter. Indeed, the Carnation Revolution overthrew...
    Feb 12, 2022 13:14
  • Ukraine ‘invasion’ and world in chaos (E422)
    Ukraine ‘invasion’ and world in chaos (E422)
    The Russians say they won’t invade Ukraine and Ukraine’s president tends to agree. But it’s still the prevailing narrative, at least in Britain and America, where there seems to be a cacophony of threats and calls for war coming...
    Feb 5, 2022 11:07
  • Horn of Africa and Donbass (E421)
    Horn of Africa and Donbass (E421)
    While the eyes of the world have been on flashpoints like Ukraine, Taiwan and the Persian Gulf, another East-West confrontation is well underway in the horn of Africa. Today the Ethiopian government had been identified by the United States as...
    Jan 29, 2022 11:13
  • China: Both sides of the story (E420)
    China: Both sides of the story (E420)
    In Cold War times, British members of Parliament could allegedly be suborned for a bottle of good vodka, a fur coat for the wife and caviar for Christmas. The Tory ones were a bit more expensive, often necessitating a honey trap of one kind or...
    Jan 22, 2022 10:55