IRAQ EXPELS UN OFFICIALS
Washington spies have been expelled from Iraq for affecting this country’s national security, according to Baghdad.
EMILIE ACQUITAINE: PAEDOPHILIA IN FRANCE
Two cases of paedophilia have shocked France this week, namely because in both cases, the perpetrators of this evil were people linked to educational services.
UNITED KINGDOM: HEART PATIENT SELLS HOME TO BUY OPERATION ABROAD
In what is a shame for the British National Health Service, a man has sold his home to buy an operation in South Africa because of the long waiting lists in the United Kingdom.
BELIEVER, THE MOVIE BANNED IN VOLGOGRAD
The administration of the city of Volgograd did not allow the city cinema Pobeda (Victory) to show the American movie the Believer which was given the Grand Prix at the XIII Moscow International film festival
KOSOVO COURT RULED: SERBIAN TROOPS ACTS IN KOSOVO NOT GENOCIDE
The Supreme Court of Kosovo working under the UN aegis ruled that the actions of the Serbian troops in Kosovo in 1998 – 1999 could not be referred to as the genocide against the population in Albania
USA AND GAYS OF BELARUS AGAINST LUKASHENKO. ONE DAY LEFT BEFORE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
The capital of Belarus, Minsk has been shocked. It became the city to hold the gay pride parade - for the first time in the Commonwealth of Independent States
CHRIS DELISO: THE MEANING OF BELARUS.
ELECTION FEVER AND NATO'S INVISIBLE ARMY
On September 9, Belarus will go to the polls to elect a president, either the incumbent, Alexander Lukashenko, or one of his U.S.-sponsored challengers. In the Western media, at least, the decision has already been made: Mr. Lukashenko must go
SERGEI NIKOLAYEV: ULYANOVSK TO BECOME CULTURAL CAPITAL WITH NO HOT WATER
From this day on Vladimir Lenin’s home city (the leader of the Great October Revolution which took place in Russia in 1917) of Ulyanovsk will become the cultural capital of the Volga region. Ulyanovsk is the first city in the Volga administrative district which was awarded this title
MOZAMBIQUE : 189 CHILDREN INFECTED WITH AIDS EVERY DAY
140 minors are infected with the AIDS virus every day in Mozambique, according to recent statistics released by the National Council for Combatting AIDS.
EAST TIMOR: FRETILIN CLEAR WINNER
The clear winner of the elections in East Timor is FRETILIN. This party will thus have an absolute majority in the country’s new legislative assembly, which will draw up the Constitution of the newest state in the world.
ARGENTINA ON THE BRINK
As Argentina teeters on the brink of economic collapse, Brazil casts a wary eye over its shoulder and the rest of South America fears the worst: could this be the mega-recession this continent has been dreading?
IN DUBAI SWIMSUITS AND SWIMMING TRUNKS INTERDICTED
“Low of Proper Behaviour” has been put in force in one of the most advanced emirates – in Dubai. Though rules fixed in it seem rather to be a sign of backwardness.
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.