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2021 Jan 5 - 11:12pm
Taxpayers in the city of Hamburg, Germany have been forced to spend close to €5.35 billion on asylum seekers from 2015 to the end of 2019, official reports have revealed.  The previously hidden figures were released by the Hamburg Senate following a demand from the Alternative for Germany (AfD) citizens’ group, Junge Freiheit reports.
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2021 Jan 4 - 7:12pm
Moscow planned its budget around a $42 barrel; rising oil prices mean Russia is now flush with cash. The government expects 3% growth and will focus expenditures on the wellbeing of its people: social programs, raising birthrates, raising the minimum wage. Transcript:
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2021 Jan 4 - 7:12pm
Since just before voting day in November 2016, Washington has adopted the narrative that the Russians are to blame for pretty much everything in the world that is wrong.  While this narrative existed after the so-called annexation of Crimea after the uprising in Ukraine, it really took root when the contents of Hillary Clinton's private e-mail server were released to the public, a reality that pretty much torched her chances of residing in the...
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2021 Jan 4 - 6:12pm
A virulent London-based anarchist has been revealed to be James D. Poulter (not to be confused with the motivational speaker), according to multiple sources who have confirmed his identity to National Justice.   
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2021 Jan 4 - 6:12pm
The latest Putin bashing piece in the New York Times is headlined: It’s Putin’s World. We Just Live in It.Its economy is sputtering and its young are frustrated, but with America and Europe in tumult, Russia and its leader of two decades are on a roll. Its first sentence already includes two falsehoods:
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2021 Jan 4 - 5:12pm
Despite the fact that most European regimes refuse to consider removing sanctions on Russia under various pretexts, some EU politicians and parties have been calling for an end to economic and political confrontations and a mending of ties with its eastern neighbour. However, it is the peoples of Europe and importantly the most intelligent of respondents who demand that the political elite stop ignoring growing demands from the electorate for...
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2020 Oct 25 - 12:10pm
by Dr. Paul Kindlon () When the great Russian classical music composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky visited the United States in late April/early May in 1891 he was shocked and bewildered beyond belief. The trip did not start off well. Despite his name – Tchaikovsky in Russian means “like a sea gull” – the composer was definitely not in his element, experiencing debilitating sea sickness while crossing the Atlantic. Not to mention a hurricane!
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2020 Oct 24 - 9:10pm
by James Howard Kunstler (Kunstler.com) The author is a prominent American social critic, blogger, and podcaster, and one of our all-time favorite pessimists. We carry his articles regularly on RI. His writing on Russia-gate has been highly entertaining.
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2020 Oct 23 - 12:10pm
by Marina Bogdanova (Russkiy Mir) The Nobility. Duty and Honor As soon as he was born, the Russian nobleman already had a purpose and destiny. He was destined for service, specifically for government service. Moreover, this child had a particular lineage, and from the moment of his birth, he was embedded in a genealogical chain, making him not simply a private individual, but a continuation of his family. He had ancestors, whom he doubtlessly...
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2020 Oct 22 - 9:10pm
by Michael Quinn () This TV segment is from mid-November, but we’re running it now because of all the news about Solzhenitsyn. It starts with a discussion of the US mid-term elections, and how uncivil the tone is in the US, and then has a very good discussion of Solzhenitsyn.
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2020 Oct 22 - 12:10pm
by Dr. Paul Kindlon () The authorities who forced Ukraine to become a part of the Soviet Union had no regard for the will of the people or the right to self-determination. Stalin was hell-bent on incorporating Ukraine – a pesky and independent-minded nation with a proud history – into the nascent Socialist empire. Many Ukrainians resented the process of Russification that followed feeling that it threatened to greatly diminish their rich culture...
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2020 Oct 21 - 9:10pm
by Grey Carter (Big 'N' Mighty Nose) The American and British air force bombed Belgrade and various Serbian towns on Sunday, April 16, 1944, during Christian Serb holiday of Easter. The bombing was performed in a fashion more savage than Hitler did it three years earlier on Sunday, April 6, 1941.
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