In a number of my articles I have explained that the Soviet Union served as a constraint on US power. The Soviet collapse unleashed the neoconservative drive for US world hegemony. Russia under Putin, China, and Iran are the only constraints on the neoconservative agenda.
The Russian National Committee for BRICS Studies will draft a new strategy for emerging world powers.
Out of all Russian foreign policy think tanks that focus on a variety of international issues, there is one that deals with a single but very acute topic. The National Committee on BRICS Studies was founded in 2011 and has since then been dealing exclusively with the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa economic and political alliance.
Revision of the World Political and Economic Order Is Necessary – Roberto Unger
Prominent Brazilian politician, scientist and philosopher Dr. Roberto Mangabeira Unger answered the questions of VIGIL
VIGIL: Dr. Unger, what is your view of the perspectives of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and the Republic of South Africa). What can be done by these countries to overcome the negative consequences of the world political-economic crisis?
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia
The CIA is paying the American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) telephone company more than 10 million dollars a year for access to their huge databases, including calls made by U.S. citizens, according to The New York Times.
The CIA points out the phone numbers of suspected "terrorists" abroad and AT&T revises its databases and call logs that could help identify collaborators. The company has a large data file of phone calls, both international and domestic.
St. Petersburg, Russia (SEP/06/2013) - the President of Russia, Vladímir Putin, said today that his country will help Syria in the event of a foreign military attack.
"Are we going to help Syria? Yes, Putin said in response to a question about what will do Moscow in case of foreign military intervention in Syria, in the final of the G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg press conference.
Putin added: "we are already helping. We supply weapons and cooperate in the economic field."
It is no exaggeration to say that Russians were waiting for the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November 2012 with more interest than almost any other political events. On this day the United States was to choose the President, and for some reason most people were waiting for some wild intrigues of this process. However, there was no race neck to neck, as in the days of rivalry of George W.
It is difficult to imagine the political map of the world of the beginning of the new millennium without the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, its active foreign policy, and the socio-economic transformations, which had been held in the country under the leadership of the President Hugo Chavez during the last fourteen years.
How would you evaluate the efficiency of involvement with the compatriots from the time it was decided to resume such involvement?
HAVANA, CUBA (03/AGO/2013.) - Ships of the Russian Navy arrived on Saturday in Havana to meet a program of activities, stated the Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba (FAR).
The naval vessels fired in salute 21 gun salute, while the FAR responded with an artillery battery from the Fortress of San Carlos de La Cabaña.