LEFTIST ORGANIZATIONS ARE GETTING READY TO COME FORWARD IN MOSCOW
Moscow may experience big shock because of that. However these were not the first statements from the extremists, they all promised something grand like earthquakes before
OUR PARTNERS: ST. PETE’S BUSINESS CONTACTS CENTRE OPENS IN THE FINNISH CITY OF TURKU
More than 2 years have passed since the 1st St. Pete’s Business Contacts Centre opened in the Finnish city of Kotka. Today, the 2nd similar centre is opening in Turku. The chain is expanding: the BIZKON-Kotka is being added with BIZKON-Turku.
CHILDREN KILL THEIR PARENTS BECAUSE OF COMPUTER GAMES
4 young pals from the city of Tyumen loved playing computer games most of all. Especially they enjoyed it at night time when the prices in the local computer room were lower but anyway, there was a strong lack of money. Moreover it was not only the lack of money – the parents did not allow the guys to go out at night
ANDREI VALENTINOV: “SOMETIMES HISTORY MAKES TURNS WHICH ARE MUCH STRANGER THAN FICTION”
Andrei Shmalko, historian, specialist for Mycenaean culture and professor of Kharkov National University. At the same time he is Andrei Valentinov, the author of over a dozen of books and creator of a new genre – “kryptohistory” (a mixture of fantasy, folk-history, science fiction, detective story and real history – as you like it).
DANIEL MCADAMS: UNCLE SAM PLAYS THE BULLY IN BELARUS
Most Americans if told that several million of their tax dollars were being sent half way around the world to throw an election in favor of a senior member of the Soviet Communist Party, would go ballistic. At the least they might wonder whether Bill Clinton and his left-wing ideologues were somehow still running foreign policy in Washington.
J. DAVID GALLAND: DISBAND NATO AND THROW AWAY THE KEY
More than ten years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, !NATO forces, as always led by the Americans, are dancing more than the “Texas Two-Step” in their role of self definition and sought after justification, on the world stage. NATO’s image is that of a crippled man with his rear aflame; in great fear that his head will follow suite.
PRISONERS DUG UP THEIR CELL’S BOTTOM WITH SPOONS. SOME NEW DETAILS OF THEIR ESCAPE FROM “BUTYRKA” PRISON APPEARING
In Russia search of the three dangerous criminals who escaped from “Butyrka” prison two days ago is being continued. The track of the criminals was lost: last time people similar to them were noticed in Zelenograd district. Since that there was no information about the criminals.
ALAN BOCK: THE 'WAR' METAPHOR
Why is it that politicians, and particularly American politicians, seem so compliant and lackadaisical about the ramifications of endorsing war as a means of doing business?
10 YEARS AGO SUPREME SOVIET OF CHECHNYA BROKE UP. DJOKHAR DUDAEV PROFITED BY RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES’ INACTIVITY
A tragic anniversary could be celebrated yesterday: 10 years have passed since coup d’etat in Chechen Republic. On September 6, 1991 a group of armed people leaded by Djokhar Dudaev and Yaragi Mamadaev rushed into the building of Sepreme Soviet of Checheno-Ingushetia and threatening with weapon forced the deputies to stop their work.
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SECRET PENTAGON GERM FACTORY
The Pentagon has confirmed that it has been developing deadly germs in secret locations, a clear violation of a 1972 agreement on biological warfare.
PROTESTANTS ATTACK CATHOLIC CHILDREN IN NORTHERN IRELAND
In an act of savagery which reminds one of the scenes of human butchery in Central Africa, a Protestant Unionist group have launched a bomb attack on Catholic Primary School children walking to school through “their area” in Belfast.
The European Union concluded a debate on a new espionage network yesterday, in which it was decided to adopt a system similar to the American network, Echelon.
PREHISTORIC PEOPLE WERE AFRAID OF STOMATOLOGISTS, TOO
US archaeologists have discovered the earliest yet evidence of stomatology advances in the dawn of human civilization. Man-made tiny holes have been found in molars of several humans who lived 8,000-9,000 years ago in the area currently incorporated in Pakistan. The holes are believed to have been bored to soothe tooth pain.
JAIL–BREAKERS STILL NOT FOUND
“This is an awful person who is not supposed to be free…There has not been a more heinous crime for all the years of my work”. These are the words about Vladimir Zhelezoglo - one the prisoners who has recently escaped from the Moscow jail
ANDREI CHERKASOV: NEW TURNS IN NOTORIOUS CASE OF NADEZHDA FRATTI
Nadezhda Fratti is the former citizen of the town of Volzhsky (close to the city of Volgograd) but currently she is an Italian citizen. Fratti’s business was connected with children-orphans. The orphans were sent to Italian families – the ones which agreed to adopt them
VITAMIN C KILLS SMOKERS
Cigarettes and vitamin C are incompatible: big doses of this vitamin could be dangerous for smokers.
CRIMINALS WHO ESCAPED FROM “BUTYRKA” PRISON NOT DETAINED YET
In Moscow and in Moscow region three criminals still are being searched for who escaped yesterday from Butyrskaya prison in Moscow. It must be remembered, that the three prisoners sentenced to death made a hole in their cell’s bottom and escaped.
“MAD COW” DISEASE IN UKRAINE
The case of “mad cow” disease or spongiform encephalitis – a dangerous disease whose epidemic swept over Europe – has been registered in Ukraine. Vet doctors established the fact of disease in cow from Kosmachiv village in Rovno region.
VIKTOR TIKHONOV REFUSED TO TELL TO THE COURT ABOUT HIS ATTEMPT AT AMAN TULEEV
Today, at the Novosibirsk regional court’s sitting, Viktor Tikhonov accused of attempt at Kemerovo governor Aman Tuleev refused to give evidences. He alleged his bad health condition. By the court’s decision, ambulance was called to examine the defendant.
RAN HACOHEN: IARAEL'S IDEOLOGY OF OCCUPATION
In an excellent recent article, leading Palestinian intellectual Edward Said cites the "astounding result" of a poll conducted among US citizens by the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee, according to which less than three or four percent of the sample had any idea that there was an Israeli occupation.
ANDREI LUBENSKI: 100 DAYS OF ANATOLI KINAKH’S GOVERNMENT
Yesterday Ukraine celebrated 100 days of government of Anatoli Kinakh who took the place of Ukrainian prime-minister Victor Yuschenko on May 29. There were not any official actions on this occasion. The government seems not attach importance to these 100 days.
NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION IN THE BALTIC?
As NATO sets its eyes on Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia, Russia asks why. Pravda.Ru answers.
FRANCE: CHEVENEMENT BACK FROM THE DEAD TO HAUNT JOSPIN
Jean-Pierre Chevenement arises in France as the Third Way, the alternative to Jacques Chirac and Lionel Jospin for the forthcoming Presidential elections in France next year.
AIDS – A THIRD OF AFRICA’S CHILDREN TO BE ORPHANS
Shocking statistics reveal that by 2010, up to 35% of Africa’s children could be rendered orphans through the scourge of AIDS.
SASCHA MATUSZAK: CHINA'S INTERNET GENERATION
In today's China, there is a Internet-bar on every street corner. If the bar isn't full, then it must be lunchtime or the Chinese basketball team must be busy beating the Americans. Millions of Chinese pay 2 yuan an hour to chat over OICQ, listen to music, watch Hong Kong movies, search for English essays to cop off as their own or slaughter each other in some video game.
THREE MURDERERS SENTENCED TO DEATH ESCAPED FROM “BUTYRKA” PRISON
From the well known Butyrskaya prison in Moscow three dangerous criminals have escaped sentenced to the death penalty.
This morning at 7:00 a.m. while checking prison cells the worker of Main Execution Office of Justice Ministry of Russia did not find the three of prisoners. Later it became clear the criminals made a hole in the cell’s bottom and escaped.
ROMAN FOMIN: DANISH JUSTICE FAILED TO REACH ISRAELI AMBASSADOR
The scandal around Israeli ambassador Carmi Gillon is not going to settle down soon in Denmark. The police of Copenhagen refused to arrest the former chief of the Israeli security service. This attempt to arrest the head of the foreign diplomatic mission is a unique incident in the history of the Danish kingdom
SRDJA TRIFKOVIC: NATO EXPANSION THREATENS EUROPEAN PEACE
When Presidents George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin finished their second meeting, at the end of the G8 summit in Genoa last month, American proponents of the missile defense plan and of NATO’s further expansion claimed a victory for their policies.
ROMAN FOMIN: ANCARA DISSATISFIED WITH SWITZERLAND. TURKISH AUTHORITIES NEVER ADMITTED ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
The Swiss court continues hearing the case caused by old events. It is not excluded, that after pronouncing the verdict Swiss text books of history will be reedited. The question is about genocide against Armenian nation that was committing by Ottoman Empire’s authorities in 1915-1923, as a result from 1 to 1,5 million people died in Armenian lands included in the Turkish state.