Daily Archives: September 14, 2015

USA | Why some European countries reject refugees, and others love them

September 8

As hundreds of Germans held up “Welcome Refugees” signs last weekend, much of Europe watched in bewilderment. “Germany is the only country that is welcoming us,” said Alalie, a 37-year-old from Damascus, Syria, and one of the thousands of refugees who arrived at the main train station in Munich.

Russia | Probes launched against high-ranking Ukrainian military and deputy Oleg Lyashko

The Main Investigations Directorate of the Russia’s Investigative Committee has opened a criminal investigation against Defense Minister of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, Head of the General Headquarters of the Defense Minsitry of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko, Commander of Land Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Anatoly Pushnyakov, Commander of the National Guard of Ukraine Nikolai Balan and other unidentified individuals from among military of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and National Guard. They are suspected of crimes under part 1 of article 356, article 357 of the RF Penal Code (use of prohibited means and methods of warfare and genocide).

Portugal | Make bombs, not refugees

Pepe Escobar
The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming! Well, the Russians are always coming. The Russians never stopped coming since those heady Cold War days. The Russians are “invading” Ukraine. Every day. For over a year now. Now the Russians are “invading” Syria.