President of Russia: Russia Needs Armed Forces Sufficient for Reliable Defense
On November 26, addressing to awardees of Project “Professional Team of the State” in St.-Petersburg, President Putin said that Russia needs the Armed Forces that are sufficient to provide state security but not more...
Washington’s Carte Blanche for Tbilisi “Democrats”
The recent events in Georgia - demonstrative and absolutely unjustified barbarity of the police against participants of a peaceful rally and closure of opposition media outlets - are absolutely unacceptable for a democratic state...
Kosovo: Routine Independence – Forerunner of War Without Sensations
In case of Kosovo, a logic of irresponsible politicians prevails – to frighten, to promise, to cut off, and as for consequences let them be settled by somebody else. Or may be, is there nothing astonishing in the war itself as before?...
Vladimir Putin: December 2 - Crucial Date for the Country’s Further Development
Vladimir Putin believes that within the nearest 10 years Russia may become one of the five economic leaders of the world...
Most Urgent Problem of XXI Century
Currently, the war on terror is the most important mission both for international organizations – the UN, NATO, EU – and for individual states including Russia...
Georgian Ombudsman Concerned with Political Repressions in Georgia
Defender of Georgian People Sozar Subari said that repressions against participants of opposition’s protest actions in Tbilisi still continue...
CFE Treaty – Moratorium on Tradeoff or on Its Conditions?
The State Duma recently supported a draft law suspending the CFE Treaty. This decision means that now the Russian armed forces will be deployed and redeployed in the territory of the country without a backward glance at the West...
Does Democracy Need “Smart Force”?
According to certain media outlets, the American Congress is reviewing a draft document that for the first time proposes to employ a concept of “smart force” combining “hard” military and economic power with “soft” public diplomacy force to improve the image and leading position of the USA worldwide...
Who is guilty in the aggravation of the situation in Georgia? Who has engineered the bloodshed in Rustavely Avenue, on the embankment of the Kura River and in Tbilisi in general?...
"Enemy image" on commercial basis
Under contract with the Pentagon a private American firm is ready to provide Sukhoi and MiG fighters for "realistic" combat training of USAF and NATO pilots …