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How To Make An Authentic Russian Borscht

All the way from Novokuybyshevsk, a small town outside of Samara Russia comes this authentic, curing and delicious borscht recipe.<p>Authentic Russian …

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Potato Recipes | Russian Vegetable Salad

Description<p>Recipe by: Potatoes USA<p>With its delicious combination of vegetables, this Russian Vegetable Salad takes potatoes to the next level for a …

Terrorism, Ukraine and the American threat: the view from Russia

Former Russian spy chief Nikolai Patrushev, now head of the powerful security council that advises the president, believes his country is under threat – from terrorists, from colour revolutions and, particularly, from America. Ahead of a recent conference to discuss global instability, Patrushev …

Propaganda Reigns In The West | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The lies about Russia and Russia’s president have grown so thick, threatening the world with devastating war, that distinguished Americans have</i> …

Putin Wins, Obama Loses, in Draft Plan for Ukraine | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The only way that U.S. President Barack Obama can win in Ukraine now is by negotiating subsequent details to become deal-breakers to the February</i> …

Our dangerous new McCarthyism: Russia, Noam Chomsky and what the media’s not telling you about the new Cold War

<b>(AP/William J. Smith)</b><p>Perverse, diabolical obsession: Policy cliques in D.C. have no intention of desisting in this war until they win it<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>January 30, 2015 12:01am (UTC)<p>It is time to attempt that hardest of things—to see ourselves for who we are, to see what it is we are doing and what …

"Crisis what crisis?" - Putin and Medvedev celebrate a Russian orthodox Christmas

Russians have been celebrating the orthodox Christian Christmas amid economic and political concerns.<p>During midnight mass in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour Patriarch Kyrill prayed for the people to rely on the strength of God to overcome their troubles.<p>The mass was attended by Prime …

The Best Longreads Of 2014 On World Affairs

The year 2014 was a tumultuous one, with more than its fair share of world-changing events. The media has covered the chaos using all the methods at its disposal: Live blogs, images and rapid on-the-ground reporting have allowed journalists to disseminate the news in real time, giving a visceral …

Paging Keri Russell: Russia, Cuba and the truth about Putin the U.S. media doesn’t want you to know

<b>Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin (AP/Evan Vucci)</b><p>We are making mayhem in Russia, and reality is almost the opposite of what is being described in the press<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>December 24, 2014 9:45pm (UTC)<p>I cannot be the only one to note the remarkable sequence of events in the Obama White House last week. …

China Signaled It May Join Operations Against ISIS In Iraq

Wang Yi, China's foreign minister, has offered to help the Iraqi military defeat the militant group by providing support for ongoing air strikes. However, Chinese assistance would come unilaterally and outside of the framework of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State.<p>"[Mr Wang] said, our …

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The NSA Has Been Infiltrating Online Games

Looking for terrorists in World of Warcraft<p>The National Security Agency, still under the microscope because of leaks from former employee Edward Snowden, has been straddling the line between terrifying digital panoptican and almost comically inept government institution. Now, in the latter …