My heart goes out to the three Russian women who comprise the Russian rock band, Pussy Riot. They were brutally deceived and used by the Washington-financed NGOs that have infiltrated Russia. Pussy Riot was sent on a mission that was clearly illegal under statutory law.
You have to admire and... » read this article
Paul Craig Roberts. Axis of Logic commentary , PCR Website. Axis of Logic
Editor's Comment: Paul Craig Roberts nails the situation in the dangerous world in which we find ourselves today. The words of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Russian president Vladimir Putin should not be taken lightly as the whorish US and European media would have it. They would have us... » read this article
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya , Centre for Research on Globalization
“But if the middle space [Russia and the former Soviet Union] rebuffs the West [the European Union and America], becomes an assertive single entity, and either gains control over the South [Middle East] or forms an alliance with the major Eastern actor [China], then America’s primacy in Eurasia shrinks dramatically.... » read this article
F. William Engdahl. Geopolitics-Geoconomics , Geopolitics-Geoconomics
Since reassuming his post as Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin has lost no minute in addressing the most urgent geopolitical threats to Russia internationally. Not surprisingly, at the center of his agenda is the explosive situation in the Middle East, above all Syria. Here Putin is engaging every imaginable means of... » read this article
While the Western system, under the influence of the war lobbies, is based on financial parasitism and unbridled predation, Venezuela and Russia are building an alternative model. The multipolar world is one of balanced partnerships and win-win agreements. But as pointed out by Olivia Kroth, the Libyan tragedy should serve... » read this article
Editor's Note: Petras' scholarship and argument are unsurpassed among academicians on the left of the political spectrum. In this treatise he presents a new and refreshing perspective on the 'anti-stalinist' movement led by self-proclaimed leftists who destroyed social welfare and delivered cheap labor to rabid capitalists on a silver platter.... » read this article
Clara Weiss (WSWS). Les Blough (Axis of Logic) , WSWS. Axis of Logic
Editor's Comment: In her analysis below, Clara Weiss reports that Russia is preparing its military for intervention against the US and NATO in Syria. On May 31 we commented on The War on the Syrian People:
"With this in mind [a new anti-war movement], an important question for us at... » read this article
Vladamir Putin, President of Russia. Commentary: Axis of Logic , The Truth Will Set You Free. Indymedia. Axis of Logic
Russian President, Vladamir Putin delivered the following discourse at the 43rd Munich Conference on Security Policy on February 10, 2007. It represents one of the most intelligent and clarifying perspectives of our political and economic world by a head of state. On March 4, 2012, Putin won a landslide victory... » read this article
David North, WSWS. Introduction, Axis of Logic , WSWS. Axis of Logic.
Why you should read David North's "In Defense of Leon Trotsky"
North's treatise goes much farther than combatting the lies that continue today about the person of Trotsky himself, although that in itself would be a worthy project. His extraordinary defense describes the methods used by the bourgeois... » read this article
After suffering major military and political defeats in bloody ground wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, failing to buttress long-standing clients in Yemen, Egypt and Tunisia and witnessing the disintegration of puppet regimes in Somalia and South Sudan, the Obama regime has learned nothing: Instead he has turned toward greater military... » read this article
President Bashar al-Assad. M. Nassr / H. Sabbagh , Rossiya 1 TV channel via SANA
"First, a media was used to forge an external state against Syria, especially in the Security Council. At that time, we were focusing on the internal aspect because it was not easy to show that there was an external plot, even to some Syrians. It was not easy to show... » read this article
As the Arab Spring grinds on into autumn, the Russians are asking once again whether they should follow the policy “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.”
Muammar Al-Gaddafi’s demise is all but a done thing, carried out with a UN blessing, however dubious, and only belatedly opposed by Russia... » read this article