13:33 [Global Research] (E)
The no holds barred US-China strategic competition may be leading us to the complete fragmentation of the current “world-system” – as Wallerstein defined it. Yet compared to the South China Sea, the Korean peninsula, the Taiwan Straits, India-China’s Himalayan border, and selected latitudes of the Greater Middle East, Central Asia shines as a portrait of stability. That’s quite intriguing, when we consider that the chessboard reveals the interests of top global players intersecting right in the heart of Eurasia.
11:30 [TASS] (E)
The United States Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan congratulated Russian citizens on behalf of US President Donald Trump and the American people on Russia Day, confirming Washington’s readiness to cooperate.
12:23 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Due to decades of Hollywood propaganda many people in "western" countries believe that the U.S. did the most to defeat the Nazis during World War II.
Nothing could be further from the truth. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has taken the opportunity of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II to describe the build-up to the war, the diplomatic and military considerations Russia took into account during that time, and the results of the allies` victory.
9:42 [Stalker Zone] (E)
The riots in the United States are not calming down. While some calculate economic losses, others talk about the number of victims, and others try to justify what is happening by presenting events in an engaged format.
8:59 [Antiwar.com] (E)
Russia’s Western Military District has announced the deployment of more troops as well as motorized units into their western region, saying they are meant to “perform tasks on ensuring the defense of the Russian Federation in the Western Strategic direction.” This puts more Russian forces in the area near the NATO frontier, after years of US and NATO troops being deployed in the Baltic and in other areas bordering Russia.
11:18 [Fort Russ] (E)
Turkmenistan has denied entry to WHO representatives, and has declared that there is no coronavirus in the country. The country appears to have concerns that allowing WHO to enter the country would be related to starting an epidemic in the country. Turkmenistan has banned ‘social hysteria’ indicators such as social distancing, wearing masks and gloves, or even media chatter about introducing such.
10:06 [Donbass Insider] (E)
“In Russia, in fact, there are about 80 thousand accounts, which are led by Ukrainian students, but pretend to be local staff, residents of “simple Penza, Kurgan, Chita and Khabarovsk”. And they spread negative information in all our media. Naturally, before the presidential election there were huge flows of fakes, demotivators, films, articles and other lies that affected the brains of our citizens,” Matveychev said. The expert also told how the Ukrainians tried to discredit the great Victory on the eve of May 9.