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IMF forgives Ukraine’s debt to Russia

IMF Christine Lagarde Ukraine debt

On December 8, the IMF’s Chief Spokesman Gerry Rice sent a note saying: “The IMF’s Executive Board met today and agreed to change the current policy on non-toleration of arrears to official creditors. We will provide details on the scope and rationale for this policy change in the next day …

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Russia to become world’s biggest exporter of non-GMO food

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Russia could become the world’s largest supplier of ecologically clean and high-quality organic food, said President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. He also called on the country to become completely self-sufficient in food production by 2020. “We are not only able to feed ourselves taking into account our lands, water resources …

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51 ISIS targets destroyed in 24 hours by Russian airstrikes

Russia bombs ISIS in Syria

Russian attack jets have hit 51 ISIS targets in Syria in the past 24 hours, including four command posts, six arms depots, a mortar battery, two underground bunkers, 32 field camps and six outposts. The strikes took place in the Latakia, Aleppo, Hama and Damascus provinces. The damage the Russian …

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Three signs the entire system is changing right now

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When I was a kid growing up in the early 80s, the United States was the undisputed dominant superpower in the world. The US dollar was awe-inspiring; on a trade-weighted basis, the dollar index was at an all-time high, and had never been as strong ever before… or since. And …

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China joins Russia, Syria in fight against western backed ISIS

China aircraft carrier ISIS Syria

China will be helping out the Syrian government in the fight against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIL/ISIS) by sending “military advisers,” media reports have claimed. “The Chinese will be arriving in the coming weeks,” a Syrian army official told the Lebanon-based news website Al-Masdar Al-‘Arabi. The report claims that a Chinese naval …

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Russia: US knows ISIS positions but refuses to bomb them

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ISIS Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday the goal of the United States in Syria is different than what is publicly stated. He also said the coalition led by the U.S. knows the positions of ISIS in the country and is not targeting them. Lavrov told Channel One, the largest television …

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Propaganda: CNN blames refugee crisis on Russia

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The Western media continues to point the finger at Russia, blaming Moscow for fueling the refugee crisis. This time it’s CNN that tried to spin off a story, creating false reports and accusing Russia of causing the refugee crisis in Europe. We’ll give you points, CNN, for trying to James Bond your …

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Iran and Russia officially ditch the dollar

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Bank officials in Iran said on Sunday that a mechanism to transfer money to the country’s banks from Russia is now on stream. Gholam-Reza Panahi, the deputy governor for currency affairs of Bank Melli of Iran (BMI), said the mechanism enables Iranian exporters to transfer payments in rubles from their Russian …

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Israel considers sending weapons to Ukraine to combat Russia

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Israel may start sending arms to Ukraine in response to Russia’s decision to lift its five-year embargo on the delivery of the S-300 missile system to Iran, NRG reports Tuesday, citing unnamed Israeli military sources. According to NRG, Israeli government has not made any decisions yet on sending weapons to Ukraine. Earlier on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian …

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Former General on Fox News: we must ‘start killing Russians’

Robert H. Scales kill russians

On this video from Fox ‘News’: At 3:30, Lou Dobbs asks Robert H. Scales, a Fox News military analyst and former US General: “What do you expect” in Ukraine? At 3:35 he answers: “In the Ukraine, the only way that the United States can have any effect in this region and turn the tide is …

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Russia could ditch US dollar in 2-3 years

Andrey Kostin Russia

Two to three years would be enough time for Russia to switch to international settlements to the ruble, Andrey Kostin, head of Russia’s second-biggest bank VTB, said. “Two to three years is enough, not only to launch [settlements in rubles], but also to complete these mechanisms. But much will depend …

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Australia to open embassy in Kiev and provide military assistance

Australia Tony Abbott

Australia will open an embassy in Kiev and is considering providing military assistance to Ukraine as it battles Russian-backed rebels, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has told Parliament. Mr Abbott said the “interim” embassy would support nine Australian Federal Police investigators who are in Ukraine investigating the Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy. …

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NATO expands into Eastern Europe against its charter

Anders Fogh Rasmussen NATO

NATO is to deploy its forces at new bases in eastern Europe for the first time, in response to the Ukraine crisis and in an attempt to deter Vladimir Putin from causing trouble in the former Soviet Baltic republics, according to its secretary general. Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the organisations’s summit in Cardiff next week …

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Russia admits it’s dumping USD and Euro for gold

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Editor’s note: this article is sourced from RT so it’s straight from the Kremlin’s mouth  A message to other nations to follow suit perhaps? Russia is taking steps to ensure that it protects itself from any future dollar or euro sanctions. Moscow boasts the world’s 5th biggest foreign exchange reserves and …

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Ukrainian Prime Minister resigns

Arseniy Yatsenyuk Ukraine Prime Minister

Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has handed in his resignation to protest the disbanding of the ruling coalition party. “I am announcing my resignation in connect with the collapse of the coalition,” Yatsenyuk said in Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday. He also said the parliament was no longer capable of doing …

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US preparing for war with China and Russia to save the banks

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The United States is preparing for a possible war against China and Russia aimed at preventing the collapse of the Western banking system, an American political commentator and activist says. Michael Billington, Asia editor for the Executive Intelligence Review and author of Reflections of an American Political Prisoner: the Repression and Promise of …

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US threatens to launch terrorist attacks in Russia

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In extraordinary comments that have gone virtually unnoticed by the media, U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby threatened Moscow with terror attacks in Russian cities and even shoot downs of Russian jets if Vladimir Putin continued his fight against ISIS in Syria. “Extremist groups will continue to exploit the vacuums …

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