Moscow

It’s the End of the World, and I Feel Terrible

May 17, 2018

By Norman Solomon / Truthdig. Ivy Mike was a hydrogen bomb and the first thermonuclear weapon ever tested. The U.S. detonated it on Nov. 1, 1952, on the island of Elugelab in Enewetak Atoll, part of the Marshall Islands in the western Pacific Ocean, as part of Operation Ivy. (National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada…

Russia

September 15, 2017
A grassroots coalition has made gains in Moscow’s municipal election, signaling opportunities for Russian progressives at the local level, says Russian-American independent journalist Alyona Minkovski

Putin and Russian Nationalism on the Rise

August 14, 2014

Aleksandr Buzgalin says that Western sanctions are fueling a new sense of nationalism and pride, but it serves the oligarchs who want a more powerful state and armed forces to pursue their “Jurassic Capitalism” economic agenda

2014 Winter Olympics

February 10, 2014
Buzgalin: With the Olympics coming to a close, Western media’s focus on Pussy Riot misses the true stories of Russian struggle

Reality Asserts Itself - Ray McGovern

November 4, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Ray McGovern comments on the British Gov. calling journalist Glen Greenwald’s partner a terrorist and on awarding Edward Snowden the Sam Adams award

Patrick Bond On The Global Economy

September 18, 2013
Patrick Bond: For a recovery to occur, national governments must assert economy sovereignty

Russia Moves Towards More Political Repression

July 22, 2013

Aleksandr Buzgalin: Western media focuses on Putin’s repression of pro-Western opposition but ignores workers and civil society fighting for social, economic and democratic rights

Bolivia

July 4, 2013
South American bloc UNASUR holds emergency meeting condemning European and U.S. actions