Yesterday: France just agreed a deadline to deliver the Mistral warship to Russia ~ link ~ Someone told the French President what to do and he did it, like the good little puppet on a string that he is. Stirling
“This is the result of illusions that Ukrainian leaders and many people in the West live in; the illusions that the geopolitical Western game is all about, with no concern about people’s lives,” Ryabkov said, adding, “I regret that these leaders are enthralled by such illusions.”Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in Kiev on Monday that the East European country will decide whether to join NATO in a referendum to be staged in several years' time. “We have worked out an intense plan for the next six years, so that the country meets the criteria to join the EU and to join NATO.... And only then the Ukrainian people will decide on joining or not joining, in a referendum,” Poroshenko said.
Ukraine’s mainly Russian-speaking regions in the east have witnessed deadly clashes between pro-Russia forces and the Ukrainian army since Kiev launched military operations to silence the pro-Moscow protests in mid-April.
According to the latest figures released by the United Nations, more than 4,300 people have been killed in the fighting. In addition, nearly a million people have been forced to flee their homes.
Kiev Junta's request for US military aid leaked by Ukrainian hacker group ~ link ~
Ukraine's anti-government CyberBerkut hacker group published documents allegedly showing Kiev's detailed demands for money from the US military, and Washington agreeing to giving them support.
The hackers claimed they obtained the confidential State Department documents by breaking into a mobile device belonging to one of the American delegation's members, who had traveled to Ukraine together with US Vice President Joe Biden. The US politician visited Kiev on November 20-21.
Syrian government and US-led coalition aircraft frequently bomb Raqqa, which IS has made into a stronghold.
Syrian Christians: Help us to stay - Stop arming the terrorists ~ link ~ Christians of America, France, Britain, NATO, etc., this is being done with your tax dollars and in your name. Why are you putting up with it??? Stirling
Christianity is being extinguished in the land of its birth and the West is to blame, say Syria's faithful.Exactly how many Christians have left Syria is difficult to say, but according to the Christian charity Open Doors, some 700,000 have left the country, which equates to some 40 per cent of Syria's pre-war Christian population.
The US town of Ferguson has seen rioting and looting after a jury decided not to bring charges over the killing of a black teenager.