Mikhail Bogdanov

Syrian pro-regime fighters walk in a bombed-out steet in Ramussa on September 9, 2016, after they took control of the strategically important district on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Aleppo yesterday. The government advance in Ramussa has completely closed access routes into Aleppo's rebel-controlled east, under renewed siege …

‘Last Chance’ Syria Truce Holding on First Full Day

A Syria ceasefire billed as the “last chance” for peace appeared to be holding on its first full day Tuesday, with residents across the country reporting a quiet night and anxious for aid.

AP/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service

Can We Trust Vladimir Putin?

Back in 2002, in the dark ages before Breitbart News Network, the great conservative commentator Ben Shapiro warned that the United States must “Keep an eye on Russia,” because “Russia is renewing her relations with America’s enemies.” Shapiro reiterated his message in 2007, warning America that “Russia isn’t to be trusted.”


Russia: Hamas and Hezbollah Are Democratic, Not Terrorists

In contrast to the United States, the Russian regime of Vladimir Putin does not see Hamas and Hezbollah as genocidal terrorist organizations bent on a second holocaust, but as democratic and “legitimate societal-political forces” that they can get along with.