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This is me talking about Russian foreign policy. 5-22-24


These are workplace inappropriate comments about foreign infantrymen.
Holistically it's as though the Kremlin isn't tallying their own losses, even if it's redrawing the map.
What if some of these places in the Balkans want to Americanize?
Notice this mention of fake diplomas found in Bulgaria.

MOSCOW, May 22. /TASS/. The chances of a Ukrainian breakthrough on the battlefield this year are slim, Alexander Litvinenko, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, conceded.

NEW YORK, May 22. /TASS/. The Ukrainian armed forces need to triple recruitment in order to carry out defensive operations, Foreign Affairs writes. According to the magazine, the Ukrainian army "urgently needs more soldiers."

MOSCOW, May 22. /TASS/. An infrastructure facility has suffered damage in Ukraine’s southeastern Dnepropetrovsk Region, regional administration head Sergey Lysak said.

Vučić spoke up: I am asking the Greek brothers to exercise restraint. There is no going back, Serbia will win Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić spoke from New York and appealed to Greece.

Additionally, a significant quantity of excise goods lacking proper labeling was found at one address, indicating involvement in illicit activities. Nikolov noted that although the individual involved is known for criminal behavior, this is the first instance of search conducted in relation to electoral activities. Aside from vote trading, arrests were made for offenses including possession of narcotics, vehicle theft, and the production of counterfeit documents. Notably, a clandestine operation producing fake diplomas for secondary and higher education was uncovered during the operation.

This is me talking about Russian controlled Ukraine. 5-21-24


Maybe the Russian air force is now illegal in Ukraine. Because of how incompetent their government is in the bordering areas.

BERLIN, May 21. /TASS/. The West has rejected the idea of no-fly zones over Ukraine as it will mean being involved in hostilities, German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said. Earlier, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and government spokesperson Steffen Hebestreit came out with similar statements. "Establishing a no-fly zone over western Ukraine would be akin to participation in war, which is why we are not considering it," Reuters quoted him as saying while visiting Latvia. This way Pistorius commented on the Bundestag discussion about the protection of Ukraine’s airspace. Lawmakers claim that thanks to Western air defense systems deployed along Ukraine’s borders with Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia it would be possible to establish a 70-kilometer safe zone.

This is me talking about the police in Slovakia. 5-21-24


1) A gaff about Putin finding stuff. He looked for something for two hours.
2) These other groups seem questionable. Romanian infantrymen, Uzbek microchips, the Slovakian police.
3) Issues about police uniforms.

DUBAI, May 21. /TASS/. The meeting that Russian President Vladimir Putin convened to help look for the crashed helicopter of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi lasted as long as about two hours, said Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali.

Romania's Defence Ministry Looks to Recruit 5,000 Servicepersons

Microchip Supply Chain Crisis: Expert Analysis Sokhibkhon Salikhov, MBA, a supply chain professional with a background at Volkswagen, Peugeot Citroën, Schneider Electric, and a foreign trade company, shared his expert insights on the latest trends in supply chain and microchip management.

Juraj Cintula, 71, was arrested at the scene immediately after the Slovakian prime minister was shot in the abdomen last Wednesday. He has not left custody since. A new team set up to investigate the May 15 attack found the Facebook data had been deleted, Mr Šutaj Eštok said on Sunday. “However, it was not deleted by him and apparently not by his wife either,” he said after it was announced Mr Fico was still in a serious condition but his life was no longer in danger. Mr Fico, who founded the leading nationalist Smer party, won elections last year campaigning to end weapons donations to Ukraine. Since returning to power, the populist has scrapped a special prosecutor established to fight corruption. Slovakia’s ruling coalition government said last week that the shooting was “politically motivated” but was the action of a “lone wolf”. Since then, the pro-Russian government has blamed the pro-Western opposition and media for the rare assassination attempt in an EU and Nato member state.

This is me talking about Grant Shapps. 5-20-24


The Grant Shapps report is talking about the Russian economy. Notice these mentions of mercs and nepotism.

Putin’s total mobilisation of his economy is simply not sustainable. And he knows it. If all allies match the UK’s pledge to maintain support to Ukraine for the next 6 years we can exploit this weakness & make it impossible for the Russian economy to maintain its war effort.

MOSCOW, May 21. /TASS/. Nine people have been arrested in Poland on suspicion of carrying out sabotage attacks that were allegedly ordered by Russia, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said on TVN24 television.

BRUSSELS, May 20. /TASS/. Following the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash, the son of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei will now likely be the one to succeed his father, the European edition of the newspaper Politico reported.

This is me talking about Taiwan. 5-20-24


This is me talking about Rory McIlroy. 5-20-24


These are different conflict zones between the Kremlin and NATO. Niger, Odessa, drone technology, embassies, and Bratislava. Notice the newspapers are calling Slovakia a government black hole. I wonder why the newspapers are calling Slovakia a media black hole?

MOSCOW, May 19. /TASS/. It is time for the Kiev regime to recognize the realities on the ground and for the West to stop sacrificing Ukraine for its futile goals, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

Withdrawal Agreement: US Troops to Leave Niger by September

Drone Attack Damages Administrative Building in Odesa Province

ANKARA, May 20. /TASS/. A Turkish Bayraktar Akinci drone discovered a heat source, which may be the fragments of the crashed helicopter of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the Anadolu news agency reported.

MEXICO CITY, May 19. /TASS/. The Honduran foreign ministry has informed about the death of the country’s Ambassador to Russia Juan Ramon Elvir Salgado.

Toxic Political Culture Has Even Some Slovaks Calling Country 'a Black Hole.' - The New York Times

This is me talking about Ebrahim Raisi. 5-19-24


Raisi is from Meshed which is near Afghanistan. Now Putin is sending military personnel to assist him. It speaks to many years of military integration between the Iranians and the Russians. Maybe today that's from Ukraine to the Pacific. Also, in Afghanistan. Comments about right wingers in Moscow.

DUBAI, May 20. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered to send two planes and helicopters with a group of 50 rescuers to aid in the search for Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s helicopter, which made a hard landing earlier, Russian Presidential Aide Igor Levitin said during a phone call with First Vice President of Iran Muhammad Mukhbar.

DUBAI, May 19. /TASS/. The Iranian Red Crescent Society’s crisis management center has refuted reported that Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s helicopter has been found after making an emergency landing in northwestern Iran.

MOSCOW, May 19. /TASS/. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi planned to visit Armenia on Sunday but the visit was postponed at the last minute, a source told TASS.

This is me talking about Hole 2 of the PGA. 5-19-24


Is the Crimea Euclidean to Kharkiv region, Luhansk, and Donetsk?

This is me talking about Tula, Russia. 5-19-24


This is me talking about Scottie Scheffler. 5-18-24


This is me talking about Kharkiv. 5-18-24


1) Poland is about to get new drones from Turkey. And so even if the Russians claim Kharkiv region, can't the Poles respond? Kind of the Ukrainian army, but all of those bordering countries' armies.
2) The relationship between government and land registries.
3) Unknowns about land use in Slovakia.

Buffer or ruse?: Russia's new offensive in northeast Ukraine 'not an open road to Kharkiv' At first glance, Russia's military successes appear to "raise two questions”, said David Lewis, a Russia specialist at the University of Exeter. Russia’s sudden advance sparks concerns about the effectiveness of fortifications in the Kharkiv region and about the Ukrainian army’s capacity to organise the defence of the front line.

Russia intercepted more than 100 Ukrainian drones overnight in the south of the country and over annexed Crimea and the Black Sea, Moscow's defence ministry said on Friday.

China announces 'historic' steps to stabilize property sector

Turkish drone giant Baykar delivers last batch of drones to Poland

Biden hits Chinese electric cars and solar cells with higher tariffs

This is me talking more about Grant Shapps. 5-17-24


This is me talking about Scottie Scheffler. 5-17-24


This is me talking about how Slovakia maybe is a dystopian novel. 5-17-24


1) In Bulgaria there was a car crash that involved Kiril Petkov.
2) The navy in the northern seas.
3) A strange Russian initiative about prison swaps.
4) OFAC is sanctioning North Korean companies.
5) A Serbian description of Slovakia. A joke somehow that it's a dystopian novel of police because of the borders with neighboring countries and military sites.

Representatives from the Military Prosecutor's Office arrived at the scene and are expected to provide details about the road accident. In the collision, the National Security Service driver sustained minor injuries, while Kiril Petkov was not injured. The causes of the crash are under investigation. The National Security Service claims that their car had the right-of-way and that the deceased driver of the other car failed to yield.

MOSCOW, May 17. /TASS/. Warships of the United States and other NATO countries may resort to provocative actions by entering the Northern Sea Route waters without coordinating their journey with Russia first, said Igor Kostyukov, the chief of the Main Directorate of the Russian Armed Forces’ General Staff.

MOSCOW, May 17. /TASS/. Russia calls upon the United States to respond to its prisoner swap proposals, but the United States is delaying the answer, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told TASS in an interview.

WASHINGTON, May 16. /TASS/. The US authorities introduced sanctions against two Russian citizens and three Russia-based companies for their alleged involvement in military-technical cooperation between Moscow and Pyongyang, according to a statement by the US Treasury.

"Slovakia on the brink of civil war" Slovak Minister of Interior Matúš Šutaj Eštok said that Slovakia is on the verge of civil war, writes "News.Az". "Judging by what happened, what kind of hatred sowed by many, a storm has arisen today, and we are practically on the threshold of a civil war. Stop this immediately," he said. Just to recall that, according to the latest information, doctors stabilized Fico's condition during the five-hour operation, but it still remains serious.

Slovak Deputy Prime Minister revealed the true condition of Robert Fico Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico is no longer in danger after being shot multiple times in an assassination attempt on Wednesday, the deputy prime minister said. There has been no official announcement about his condition but the prime minister “is expected to survive” after surgery, his deputy prime minister said. Tomáš Taraba told the BBC Fico was no longer in a life-threatening situation: “Fortunately as far as I know the operation went well – and I guess in the end he will survive. He is not in a life-threatening situation at this moment.

This is me talking about Bratislava. 5-16-24


This is me talking about Grant Shapps. 5-16-24


This is me talking about elections in Serbia. 5-16-24


1) An awkward Russian posture. Air defense systems near Ukraine and police training centers in Latin America.
2) If elections aren't legitimate then other parts of society are corrupted. Demos is a Greek word. Notice Juraj Cintula said he didn't vote for Fico. They start getting out of touch with violent crime even.

MOSCOW, May 15. /TASS/. Russian air defense systems downed several airborne targets, Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said on his Telegram channel, adding that no one was injured.

Ukraine has withdrawn its forces from multiple villages in the northeastern Kharkiv region, where Russian troops are advancing and launching attacks on a village in a fresh offensive along the border, according to reports from Kyiv.

Bulgarian Authorities Probe Chilling Murder Case in Botevgrad Authorities in Botevgrad are currently investigating a grave crime, as reported by Nova TV. The discovery of charred remains has prompted a serious inquiry. The Ministry of the Interior disclosed that a 57-year-old resident of Novachene village, missing for several days, was officially declared as subject to a nationwide search as of yesterday. According to the investigation, the missing individual was last seen in the company of a local resident, with whom he had been involved in a dispute a day prior. This individual has since been detained for up to 72 hours, pending further investigation. Procedural measures are ongoing under the supervision of the Sofia District Prosecutor's Office.

The allegation that the 71-year-old writer Cintula, who carried out the assassination attempt on Fico, disagreed with the government’s policy was corroborated by his son. "Let me say this: he [father] did not vote for him [Fico during the election to the parliament]," the man said when asked by the Aktuality news website if his father hated the prime minister. He added that Juraj Cintula had never mentioned any intention to make an attempt on the politician’s life.

WASHINGTON, May 15. /TASS/. US authorities impose sanctions against two gold mining companies in Nicaragua and against a Russian Interior Ministry training center in Managua, a high-ranking US Administration representative said during a special briefing.

This is me talking more about Slovakia. 5-15-24


This is me talking about Slovakia. 5-15-24


This is me talking about Aston Villa. 5-15-24


This is me talking about the border between Russia and China. 5-15-24


This is me talking about the RAF. 5-15-24


A gaff about Russian capital flows in Tashkent.

Inflation in Uzbekistan reaches maximum The Central Bank's press service has reported an increase in the inflation rate expected by the Uzbek population for the first time this year.

UFA, May 14. /TASS/. Additional capital flow from Russia to Central Asian nations will intensify the ‘anti-sanctions immunity’ of countries in the region, Director of the Institute for the Study of Asian and European Countries of the National Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan Rustam Khaydarov said at the 4th Central Asian Conference of the Valdai Discussion Club.

Maybe the Georgians directly assist the Russian and Chinese aviation firms.

HONG KONG, May 15. /TASS/. Taiwan recorded 45 aircraft and six ships belonging to China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in the vicinity of the island over the past 24 hours, according to the Defense Ministry’s statement on its website.

MOSCOW, May 15. /TASS/. Su-25 attack aircraft from Russia’s Battlegroup Center destroyed the Ukrainian army’s camouflaged special equipment and personnel, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on Wednesday.

US Threatens Aid Cut to Georgia Over Foreign Agents Act The passing of Georgia's "Foreign Agents" Act by parliament on Tuesday has prompted a warning from the United States, indicating a potential reevaluation of its relationship with the Caucasus nation and the cessation of aid. White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre expressed anticipation for President Salome Zourabichvili to veto the legislation, although uncertainty remains regarding potential parliamentary actions to override it.

The law on foreign agents was approved with a vote count of 84-30, despite ongoing street protests and warnings from Brussels about its potential impact on Georgia's aspirations for EU membership. European External Action Service spokesman Peter Stano emphasized the concerns raised by EU member states regarding the approval of this law, stating that it could significantly impede Georgia's path toward European integration.

This is me talking about Moscow. 5-14-24


This is me talking about East London. 5-14-24


1) Wow! This guy was in the Royal Marines. I think they were efforting to enforce the Hong Kong security law in London. Also, they worked additionally for a volunteer police department.
2) The White House has banned Russian uranium. And here are these reports about energy cooperation in Central Asia. Maybe that's now illegal.
3) A joke about how boring is Serbian and Kremlin politics.

Mr Trickett, from Maidenhead, Berks, served as a commando in the Royal Marines between 2007 and 2013. He was also formerly employed by the UK Border Force at Heathrow before joining Home Office Immigration Enforcement in February this year. He is also listed as the sole director of MTR Consultancy, which he founded in 2021, and describes himself as a security consultant.

Biden's Move: US Bans Russian Enriched Uranium Imports

Hungary explores energy partnership with Uzbekistan

Bulgaria's Defense Modernization: F-16 Maintenance to Stay In-House

Alleged Hackers Use Bulgarian Server to Broadcast Moscow Parade on Latvian TV

Reuters observes that Vucic is navigating a delicate balance between Serbia's aspirations for EU membership and its historical ties with Russia and China. The Serbian population exhibits strong support for Russia, reflecting historical, religious, and political connections. Pro-Russian sentiments are prevalent on social media platforms.

MOSCOW, May 13. /TASS/. Sergey Shoigu, who has been appointed Secretary of the Russian Security Council, will oversee Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation but won’t be its head, Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said.

This is me talking about Grant Shapps. 5-13-24


This is me talking about the Polish border with Ukraine. 5-13-24


This is me talking about Andrey Belousov. 5-13-24


1) Notice this description of Uzbek migrants in Russia.
2) A mention of British weapons in Russia.
3) Defense contractors and strange reports in Tbilisi.
Holistically, can the Russians turn toward Astana and away from Kiev?

Uzbek travelers traveling to Kazakhstan warned Uzbek travelers going to Kazakhstan have been advised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ensure they have all necessary documents when entering or leaving the country. It's important to check beforehand for any restrictions on entering both Kazakhstan and Russia, as they have agreements on mutual recognition and enforcement of decisions regarding administrative and criminal cases. If there's a violation or unpaid fine discovered during a stay in Russia, Kazakhstan may decide to prevent entry or exit from their country for Uzbek citizens. To avoid any issues, Uzbekistan citizens are encouraged to complete an online form on the official website of the Main Directorate for Migration Issues of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the "Services" section, and to check for any bans on entering Russia.

MOSCOW, May 13. /TASS/. Russian air defense forces intercepted and destroyed overnight 31 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), four Storm Shadow missiles and 12 Olkha MLRS rockets over the country’s Belgorod, Kursk and Lipetsk Regions as well as over the territory of Crimea, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

MOSCOW, May 12. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed appointing Andrey Belousov, who previously served as the first deputy prime minister, as Russia’s new defense minister. Russia’s current defense chief Sergey Shoigu will replace Nikolay Patrushev as the Security Council Secretary.

TBILISI, May 13. /TASS/. Georgian law enforcers started dispersing participants of the rally against the draft law on foreign agents from the parliament’s building in the country’s capital of Tbilisi, a TASS correspondent reported from the scene on Monday.

This is me talking about Kharkov Region. 5-12-24


Kharkov region is an example. If the Russians claim land, they'll send in bad defense contractors.

LONDON, May 12. /TASS/. British Foreign Secretary David Cameron is concerned about the potential advance of the Russian Armed Forces in the Kharkov Region.

MOSCOW, May 12. /TASS/. Over 4,000 people have been evacuated from the Kharkov Region’s areas bordering Russia, Oleg Sinegubov, head of Ukraine’s regional military administration, said.

VILNIUS, May 12. /TASS/. Lithuania will hold the next presidential elections, for the eighth time during years of independence. Lithuanian citizens will simultaneously vote in a referendum on double allegiance introduction. This is the second attempt - the similar referendum in 2019 was recognized as held but no required votes were cast in its support.

This is me talking about Tony Diver. 5-12-24


More German army culture. How some of these Russian military solutions seem awkward.

Poland activates aircraft after Russian missile incursion during wave of attacks on Ukraine

A Russian helicopter fought an unusual Ukrainian drone armed with heat-seeking missiles, war watchers say

This is me talking about the Black Sea. 5-12-24


This to me is a German joke again. Because it's a weird mix between romance and the army. How infuriating are these three anecdotes.

Hong Kong: Protest song ban a 'worrying sign' of shrinking freedoms

Arrested U.S. soldier was in Russia to pursue girlfriend

Ukraine says Russia has launched an assault to breach defenses in northeastern Kharkiv

This is me talking about Nikola Jokic. 5-11-24


1) The Chinese are continuing their space program. This might affect Russian weapons imports. By contrast, I wonder if we benefit from Turkish drone research.
2) The Russian army is invading Ukraine's Kharkiv region.

Suspected Russian sabotage: The great return of Kremlin agents to Europe? Amid fresh intelligence warnings that Russia is preparing “violent acts of sabotage” targeting Europe and NATO member states, security experts tell FRANCE 24 that they have already noted a significant uptick in what appear to be covert Russian sabotage operations.

Russian attacks force hundreds to flee border area in Ukraine's Kharkiv region Hundreds of people were evacuated from areas near the Russian border in Ukraine’s Kharkiv region, the regional governor said Saturday, a day after Moscow launched a surprise ground offensive. Russian forces made small advances in the area it was pushed back from nearly two years ago, the latest in a series of gains as Ukrainian forces find themselves outgunned and outmanned. “A total of 1,775 people have been evacuated,” Kharkiv governor Oleg Synegubov wrote on social media. He reported Russian artillery and mortar attacks on 30 settlements over the past 24 hours.

Aksungur, a domestically produced medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) hit its target using MAM-T munitions "with pinpoint accuracy" during a military drill in southwestern Türkiye, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.

China has launched a probe to collect samples from the far side of the Moon, in what is being billed a world first. An uncrewed rocket carrying the Chang'e-6 probe blasted off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center at about 17:27 local time (10:27 BST). The 53-day mission aims to bring around two kilograms of lunar samples to Earth for analysis. It will try to relaunch from the side of the moon facing away from Earth.

The head of public relations at China's biggest search engine Baidu has apologised after her comments glorifying a work-till-you-drop culture sparked public outcry. In a series of videos posted on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, Qu Jing, said she had no responsibility for employees' well-being "as I'm not your mother". She also threatened retaliation against subordinates who complained about her management. "I can make it impossible for you to find a job in this industry with just a short essay," she wrote. On Wednesday, Ms Qu acknowledged that her posts - which have since been taken down - drew "very pertinent" criticism. "I deeply reflect on and humbly accept them,” she wrote on WeChat. The furore stirred by Ms Qu highlights the notoriously poor work-life balance in China's tech workplaces.

This is me talking about James Cartlidge. 5-11-24


LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) - Britain's economy grew by the most in nearly three years in the first quarter of 2024, ending the shallow recession it entered in the second half of last year and delivering a boost to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ahead of an election. Gross domestic product expanded by 0.6% in the three months to March, the Office for National Statistics said, the strongest growth since the fourth quarter of 2021 when it rose by 1.5%.

GDP (current US$) GDP growth (annual %)
2019 2,851,407,164,908 2
2020 2,697,806,592,294 -10
2021 3,141,506,156,619 9
2022 3,089,072,722,400 4

This is me talking about Grant Shapps. 5-10-24


This is me talking about Budapest. 5-10-24


1) The Hungarian banking sector maybe trades a lot with the east.
2) Horrific descriptions of Russian FPV drone operators.
3) Another ominous report about Russian medium range missiles.

BUDAPEST, May 9. /TASS/. Hungary supports any international initiatives aimed at putting an end to the conflict in Ukraine, including the peace plan proposed by China in February 2023, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told reporters after his talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Budapest. Orban pointed out that never in recent decades has the world faced such a serious military threat, "even the danger of a new world war." "Debates are underway whether the war will go on or whether we will have peace," the prime minister said, adding that Hungary was the only member of the European Union that calls for peace in Ukraine.

MOSCOW, May 9. /TASS/. Russian specialists are pre-emptively planning deployment sites of intermediate- and shorter-range missiles in response to US moves for deploying such weapons, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Thursday.

MOSCOW, May 10. /TASS/. Operators of FPV drones from a battlegroup covering the state border destroyed observation posts of the Ukrainian armed forces in the region of Ukraine bordering the Belgorod region, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. "During the special military operation, the military personnel of the state border covering group use FPV drones to destroy manpower and various military equipment of the Ukrainian armed forces. This time, FPV drone operators destroyed enemy observation posts, from where they were adjusting artillery fire," the ministry says. The ministry clarified that the FPV drone operators received target designations from reconnaissance and then moved to the launch points. "Unlike the Ukrainian armed forces, we have a self-destruction system. That means that even if we don’t find the target, after a certain period of time - depending on the settings - the drone self-destructs. There are low-burning settings, there are medium-burning settings, and there are 300 settings - with them the burning time of the self-liquidator is approximately five minutes. This is a mandatory condition," said one of the FPV drone operators, as quoted by the Defense ministry.

MOSCOW, May 9. /TASS/. Russian forces destroyed a Ukrainian command/observation post and a field ammunition depot over the past day in the special military operation in Ukraine, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on Thursday.

MOSCOW, May 9. /TASS/. Units of the battlegroup Dnepr destroyed two Ukrainian watercraft on the Dnieper River over the past day, said Roman Kodryan, a spokesman for the battlegroup.

This is me talking about Tajikistan. 5-9-24


The Tajiks speak a language similar to Farsi. I wish the Kremlin was more transparent about their intentions toward the Royal Navy.

MOSCOW, May 9. /TASS/. Russia is a strategic partner and ally for Tajikistan, Dushanbe is not going to change its position, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon said during the talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The House of Commons has voted unanimously in support of a motion to add Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps to an official list of terrorist organizations. The motion came from a House justice committee report that, among other things, called on the government to designate the IRGC as a terrorist entity in Canada. MPs voted 327 to 0 to accept the report on Wednesday.

This is me talking about Kelin Andrei Vladimirovich. 5-9-24


This is me talking more about the Russian embassy in London. 5-9-24


This is me talking about the Russian embassy in London. 5-9-24


1) At the Russian embassies. Are there wives, kids, drinking, weapons, and are the kids in school? Do the wives drive around London? It's an issue of government because you can't search the buildings.
2) Also, the diplomats continue to fight so to speak alongside the Russian army. It's as though the diplomats are verbally attacking their host cities.
3) Ominous reports about the Chinese border with Kyrgyzstan.

EU Agrees on Use of Frozen Russian Assets to Aid Ukraine

WASHINGTON, May 9. /TASS/. Russia expanded its inventory of intercontinental ballistic missiles armed with a hypersonic glide vehicle that is capable of evading radars over the past year, said General Gregory Guillot, commander of the US Northern Command.

WASHINGTON, May 9. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin's inauguration speech evoked the key principle of the 1648 Peace of Westphalia, which called for countries to respect each other’s interest, Helga Zepp-LaRouche, the founder of the Schiller Institute, said in an interview.

MOSCOW, May 8. /TASS/. China and Kyrgyzstan have decided to open new checkpoints on the border, as well as to upgrade existing ones, Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov said at a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Moscow.

Earlier in the day, UK Home Secretary James Cleverly announced in parliament that the British authorities will expel Russia’s defense attache, impose new restrictions on Russian diplomatic visas and remove diplomatic status from some Russian properties. He said that this is a message to Moscow in response to its actions allegedly aimed at undermining British assistance to Ukraine.