Israeli Government has still NOT released 114 boxes of Medical Supplies for Gaza

The Freedom Flotilla Coalition continues to strongly demand the immediate release of the 114* boxes of medical supplies for the health services of Gaza that were carried on the Al Awda and Freedom boats of the More »

IN DEFENSE OF LULA AND DEMOCRACY IN BRAZIL

Brazilian Democratic State and rule of Law have been violated in a systemic and permanent way since the Coup d’état applied on President Dilma Rousseff in 2016, with an undeniable participation from More »

World acclaimed Marxist thinker Samir Amin dies

World acclaimed Egyptian economist and thinker, Samir Amin, has died on Sunday in Paris. He was 86. Amin was born in Egypt in 1931 to an Egyptian father and French mother and More »

Maduro Assassination Attempt: Venezuelan Communications Minister Reveals More Information

The recently released evidence includes a confession from former legislator Juan Requesens who says he acted on behalf of Julio Borges. Venezuelan Communications Minister, Jorge Rodriguez, revealed more information linking former legislator, More »

Call for solidarity! Motor vessel with humanitarian aid highjacked – Who to contact to support the kidnapped crew. Act now!

31 july, 2018 / AKTIVISTERFORFED The Swedish citizen Divina Levrini which also is a part of Aktivister för fred (In English: Activists for peace) have since the departure from Sweden i May 2018 sailed More »

 

Russia | La majorité des Russes refusent que soit glorifiée la mémoire de Nikolaï Romanov

81:19 en faveur des bolcheviks

https://kprf.ru/pravda/issues/2018/74/article-61920/

La « PRAVDA » a déjà noté que dans un contexte social marqué par le rejet massif de la réforme des retraites, les autorités ont tout intérêt à rester discrètes au sujet du 100e anniversaire du déclenchement de la guerre civile en Russie.

Russia | Russia 2.5 million petitions against the reform of retirement pensions delivered to the Duma

On July 5, it took a whole van to deposit the dozens of cartons containing two and a half million petitions against the draft bill to increase the retirement age, petitions that were collected by the Russian Labour Confederation (KTR).

Taking advantage of the opening of the Football World Cup, Prime Minister Medvedev had announced his intention to increase the age for retirement from 60 to 65 for men, and from 55 to 63 for women. The vote on the draft bill is scheduled to take place in the Duma on July 19.

Russia | Nostalgia for the Soviet mud cure won’t stop the cull of Russian pensioners

by John Helmer

Early this month (June. – edit.) a Chinese reporter asked President Vladimir Putin for an intimate detail of his life noone had requested (or been given) before. Asked how much time he spends on exercise each day, Putin replied: “Every day I spend about 2–2.5 hours doing sports. I go to the gym, I swim, sometimes I get out on the mat, if I have sparring partners, and sometimes I play hockey.”

Russia | Russia: First Victory Against the Outlawing of the MPRA Union

The International workers committee against war and exploitation has good news to announce. The Supreme Court of the Federation of Russia has nullified the absurd decision taken by the Saint Petersburg tribunal, which last January delegalized the Inter-Regional Workers Association (MPRA) union, an independent trade union that organizes several thousands of members, especially in the car-making factories of multinational corporations.

Russia | US Reprieve for Rusal does not Relieve President Putin of Fatal Choice for Oleg Deripaska

By John Helmer, Moscow

There are two reasons why  the aluminium metal markets are not making long-term bets on the price of the metal, the alumina required to make it, and the share prices of the metal producers, including Russia’s aluminium monopoly United Company Rusal. The first reason is that the US Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin has decided to eliminate Rusal’s controlling shareholder, Oleg Deripaska, but leave Rusal to carry on its business without him.  The second reason is that President Vladimir Putin cannot make up his mind on whether to sacrifice Deripaska for the good of the company and Russia’s metal industry.  If Putin refuses Mnuchin’s deal, the US sanctions to put the company out of business, announced on April 6, will be enforced in full.  Pricing the consequences now of then is next to impossible.

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