Category Archives: Russia

Russia trolling JIT MH17

by Max van der Werff

17 September 2018

Today was a remarkable day. For the first time the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation held a press conference about the MH17 case in which it took a pro-active stance, instead as previously, responding to challenges from its ‘partners’.

Ukraine | Porochenko signe le décret mettant fin au traité d’amitié avec la Russie

Après plusieurs mois d’annonces sur la volonté du président ukrainien de mettre fin au traité d’amitié, de coopération et de partenariat entre son pays et la Russie, Petro Porochenko vient de signer officiellement le décret correspondant.

Russia | Russia: Missile that shot down flight MH17 was Ukrainian

The Russian military said on Monday (Sept 17) that the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, killing all 298 people on board, came from the arsenals of the Ukrainian army, not from Russia.

The jet was shot down by a Soviet-made missile over rebel-held eastern Ukraine in July 2014, about

40km (25 miles) from the Russian border, where fighting had been raging for months between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists.

UK | The Strange Russian Alibi 95

by Craig Murray

Like many, my first thought at the interview of Boshirov and Petrov – which apparently are indeed their names – is that they were very unconvincing. The interview itself seemed to be set up around a cramped table with a poor camera and lighting, and the interviewer seemed pretty hopeless at asking probing questions that would shed any real light.

Russia | Russia protests demand: No to pension robbery!

Moscow, Sept. 2: More than six thousand people came out to protest under red banners against the plans of the authorities to increase the retirement age.

The action was called by the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF), but was also supported by many public associations, initiative groups from various districts of the capital, and non-system left parties, including the United Communist Party (OKP).