Liquidators for Assad. British special forces are already engaged in training the Syrian opposition fighters, who will have to eliminate the Syrian president, as well as representatives of his entourage. Reports about it "Sight" with reference to MIGnews and the television channel Al-Arabia, which in turn referred to sources in the government of the United Kingdom.
Reportedly, the instructor group includes representatives of Air Force Special Forces (SAS), Marine Special Forces (SBS) and Airborne Forces (Paras). The British government claims that after the re-election of Barack Obama, the governments of Britain and America made a joint decision that the time had come to put an end to the "bloody orgy."
The only and legitimate. France was the first European country to recognize the opposition Syrian National Coalition as the sole legitimate representative of the Syrian people. About this, as transmits "Lenta.ru" With reference to Reuters, French President Francois Hollande said yesterday at a press conference in Paris.
Moreover, Monsieur Hollande said that the Syrian National Coalition should become the future democratic government of Syria, which will make possible the end of the Bashar Assad regime.
Thus, we add from ourselves, the government is appointed, it remains to deal with Assad. And in order to deal with it, Paris plans to supply the "rebels" weapon.
The French president said, reports "Lenta", that Paris will consider the issue of arms supplies for the SNK - as soon as the opposition will form a legitimate government in Syria.
Recall that on November 12, the support of the opposition coalition was announced by the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the US State Department.
We recognize, but do not arm. As reported today correspondent ITAR-TASS Ivan LebedevThe United States considers the CPC, created at the Doha meeting, to be "the legal representative of the Syrian people" and will actively assist it, but do not plan to supply the "rebels" with weapons. This was announced on Tuesday by State Department spokesman Mark Toner, commenting on the results of the meeting in the capital of Qatar.
He called the election of the new leadership of the Syrian opposition "a positive and constructive step forward," but warned that Washington was expecting concrete actions from it. As the American diplomat said, coalitions should “complete the creation of organizational structures,” including various “technical committees,” in order to “prepare for a political transition period” in Syria. According to him, 16 November in London will host an international conference, which will discuss the issue of assistance SNK from other countries.
Thus, concludes the correspondent. ITAR-TASS, the United States regards the coalition of the Syrian opposition as a likely government in exile, which will take power in Syria after the overthrow of Assad. But, judging by his statements, the US administration, unlike the French, still retains some wariness in relation to the coalition.
For example, in response to a question from journalists whether France was in a hurry, declaring SNK "the only legitimate representative of the Syrian people," Toner said that "he is not going to evaluate the actions of the French government." He stressed that Washington “would like to see more concrete actions” of the new leaders of the Syrian opposition before drawing conclusions.
Also, the State Department spokesman said that the United States admits "at a certain stage the need for political dialogue" in order to resolve the situation in Syria - however, "not with those who have blood on their hands." The latter include Washington’s Assad government, which, as American officials have repeatedly stated, “is waging war against its own people.”
If President Hollande, we add, as before, is in a hurry to be ahead of the rest of the world, then in the White House, where elections were previously busy, and now they are thinking about how to deal with those 34 states that wanted to separate from the US hurry. Therefore, we can briefly summarize: the traditional friend of the “Arab spring” is still France. Whatever president rules it.
In Iran, tested a new air defense system. The successful tests of the air defense system created on the basis of the American Hawk were conducted yesterday by the Iranian military. Tests were held on the second day of large-scale exercises of the air defense forces, according to "Vesti" with reference to Interfax.
The exercises cover 850 thousand square kilometers in the northeast, east and southeast of the country. During the maneuvers, the “I Zahra 3” and “Kader” missile systems used against low-flying missiles and the Safat artillery system were tested.
The Kader system has high mobility, and its deployment time is less than half an hour. The Safat artillery system can go unnoticed by enemy reconnaissance vehicles.
The seven-day exercises involved fighter jets, UAVs, air defense systems and eight thousand troops.
Riots in Jordan. Spontaneous protests against a government-announced increase in fuel prices broke out last night in Amman and other cities in Jordan. Their members demand the removal of the government of Abdullah en-Nussur, formed a month ago, correspondent ITAR-TASS Dmitry Zelenin.
“This is a people's revolution!” - protesters who gathered in the capital’s square, Gamal Abdel Nasser, are chanting. In Irbid, opposition supporters set fire to the police headquarters.
The fact is that on Tuesday, the Prime Minister announced an increase in 28% of the price of fuel oil, which is used to heat homes in the winter. At the same time, prices for gas cylinders (by 54%) and gasoline (by 14%) are increased.
“And we will never forget that Russia saved our people at the same time ...” Israeli President Shimon Peres said that he will always remember Russia's exceptional contribution to the victory over fascism, reports Interfax.
At a Sunday meeting with Patriarch Kirill in Jerusalem, Sh. Peres said: “I will never forget that Russia, together with the Allied countries, won the Second World War and paid the highest price for it - 30 millions of people died in this war, and they caused the most decisive blow to Hitler Germany and saved the world from the most terrible misfortune. "
Therefore, the president continued, the Red Army is worthy of "all praise and honor." S. Perez stressed: “In this war, visible cooperation between the United States, Europe and Russia manifested itself. Russia truly saved the world from total annihilation. And we will never forget that Russia saved our people at the same time, putting an end to the existence of gas chambers and crematories. ”
Peres recalled that a third of the Jewish people perished in World War II. About half a million Jews served in the Red Army, of which approximately 250 thousand fell in battles and 160 thousand received high military awards and titles.
Patriarch Kirill said that modern Russian-Israeli relations reached "the highest point in the whole history existence of the State of Israel ”, and political changes of the end of the 20th century played a large role in this. He also pointed out that there is no other non-Slavic country in the world where so many people speak Russian fluently. According to the patriarch, after the “wise decision” on the abolition of the visa regime between Russia and Israel, the number of Russian pilgrims amounts to hundreds of thousands.
Hour of reckoning. Against the background of the continuing aggravation of the Gaza Strip, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on November 13 in Beersheba with the heads of cities and regional councils of the Israeli south, reports MIGnews.com.
At the meeting, the head of government said: “He who thinks that he can disturb the peaceful life of the inhabitants of the south and not pay for it, is mistaken. I take the responsibility to choose the right moment for the hour of reckoning. ”
He added: “These organizations are committing a double war crime: they deliberately bombard the civilian population and at the same time hide behind the backs of the civilian population. And the government of Israel, which I head, has the right and even the obligation to do everything to return security to the citizens. ”
Meanwhile, the Egyptian Freedom and Justice Party, representing the Muslim Brotherhood, issued a statement condemning the “Zionist aggression against the Gaza Strip and the occupied Golan Heights.” The statement also states that "Israeli aggression is part of the electoral process."
42 policemen killed by grenades. At least forty-two Kenyan police officers died, being ambushed during the pursuit of cow captors. According to BBC News referenced KM.ru, nine more policemen were injured.
The incident occurred in the north of Kenya, in one of the settlements of Samburu County. The police pursued a gang that harvested livestock thefts in order to find a place where criminals hid the stolen goods. Suddenly, the guards were ambushed and fired from anti-tank grenade launchers. In addition, the criminals threw their anti-personnel grenades.
"Do not blossom, fade." The meeting of the EU Council at the level of ministries of economics and finance of 27 countries of the community, devoted to the harmonization of the community budget for 2013, failed without starting. Negotiations blocked the Commission on the budget of the European Parliament, which considered the continuation of consultations in the current circumstances meaningless. This was announced by the Chairman of the Commission of the French MEP Alain Lamassour, reports correspondent ITAR-TASS Denis Dubrovin.
Lamassur said: "The European Parliament cannot continue negotiations on the budget for the 2013 year in an environment where the EU Council is not able to find a solution to the problem of lack of funds in the budget of this year."
According to the European Commission, the budget should be 138 billion euros (6,8% more than the budget of the current year). Leading countries of the community with rare unanimity refused to increase contributions to the EU budget. According to a joint statement of eight countries (Germany, France, Great Britain, Austria, the Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, Sweden), such a requirement is “absolutely unacceptable during a crisis, when the European Commission itself demands strict compliance with fiscal discipline from EU countries.”
Day of the general strike. Today the whole of Southern Europe is on strike. Trade unions and socialists promise to bring millions to the streets to protest against the economic policies of the right, which reduce social spending, says Artem Yamshchikov ("Vesti").
In Spain, the socialists called on the workers to protest against the policies of the conservatives. Working leaders will bring millions of Spaniards to the streets, dissatisfied with the reforms of the government. The opposition claims that cost-cutting measures have thrown the country back to 35 years ago, and Berlin is to blame.
Trade union leader Ignacio Fernandez Toho is indignant: “The government does not know if they can raise pensions because they don’t know what the German chancellor will impose on us, what else the European Central Bank will demand and when it will require it - before or after the elections”.
The class struggle will be supported by the workers of Portugal, Italy, Greece, the Czech Republic, and Romania. Proletarians are unhappy that they will have to pay for their own economic policies from their own pockets.
Portuguese worker Rui Ribeiro says: “These measures are applied during a recession. They do not allow the country to develop and move forward. Abbreviations, reductions again - and the same must always pay. We, the workers, did not create this crisis! On the contrary, we work and we work, and we are always the loser. ”
But a large-scale strike is unlikely to force European governments to change plans. The opposition believes that governments are too dependent on Germany and will not go to confrontation with Berlin. Alternative ways to overcome the crisis, they also will not look. To cut social spending is so simple and so like the Germans ...
"New IRA": the first terrorist attack. The group "The New IRA" claimed responsibility for the murder of prison prisoner David Black in Northern Ireland, writes "Lenta.ru" with reference to the newspaper "The Guardian".
In a message sent to the editorial office of The Irish News, the terrorists announced that Black had been killed in protest at the conditions of detention of the prisoners at Ulster Magaberry prison.
David Black was killed on November 1. Militants riddled his car with automatic rifles on a highway in Northern Ireland.
The French are against "Islamic fascism." 10 November in Paris, a demonstration was held under the slogan "Islamic fascism will not pass." It was initiated by the Republican Resistance public organization.
Almost 2,5 of thousands of people came to the demonstration, writes Lyubov Lyulko (Pravda.ru), referring to the agency France-Press. These people protested against the implementation of Sharia law in France and demanded the acquittal of two official representatives of “Secular otpor” sentenced in March 2012 to a fine for inciting hatred. The demonstrators sang "Marseillaise" and shouted: "UOIF," Muslim Brotherhood "and the Salafis - they are all racists, they are all fascists, hop them in the trash."
In June, 2010, recalls L. Lyulko, “Secular resistance” organized anti-Islamic protests in the multinational district of La Gut d'Or, which houses one of the most popular mosques in Paris. In March, 2012, the founder and president of the association, Pierre Cassin and his associate were sentenced to fines of 4 and 1,5, respectively, thousands of euros for two editorial articles posted on the organization's website. The court found them guilty under the hate speech against Muslims.
And the truth: in the behavior of Muslims in France there has been a decisive turn.
“In recent years, I have seen with my own eyes how the changes are accumulating: a girl from my house began to wear a veil, a neighbor who used to always walk on his heels, with impeccable hair and makeup, now appears in a veil, hiding her pale face behind a black veil. Her son, who always wore loose jeans, now walks in some kind of nightgown. All these were moderate Tunisians. They looked after my children more than once ... Today their son is a Salafi, ”writes the author of the site Riposte Laïque.
“France is losing roots, ignoring civil society, shoveling history, children suffering, DNA mutates. Now she has no past, and therefore no future. From a source of light, it turned into a focus of infection and decay, is doomed to completely lose its "I". Today, France is dying ..., ”sums up the author, representing 6,4, a million French who voted for nationalist leader Marine Le Pen in the recent presidential election.
Other French news. Thierry Tilly, who intimidated the family of aristocrats by a Masonic conspiracy and lured them up to 4,5 million euros, was sentenced to eight years in prison. Reports about it "Lenta.ru" with reference to France-Presse.
Bordeaux criminal court found 48-year-old Thierry Tilly guilty of unlawful imprisonment and abuse of the weaknesses of psychologically vulnerable persons. His accomplice, Jacques Gonzalez, received four years in prison.
The Frenchman managed to convince three generations of the French aristocrats of the de Vedrine family that their lives were in danger because of the Masonic conspiracy, to make them flee to Oxford and sell most of their property. He betrayed himself as a NATO superspy and confidant of the presidents of all countries on any issues.
Let us add that the noble family of de Vedrine had to sell everything, including not only the family castle, but also wedding rings and silver forks to pay the man who allegedly protected them from persecution of masons, Rosicrucians, Jews and pedophiles at the same time. The fraudster convinced de Vedrinov that they are the descendants of the “World Balance” society, and he, Tilly, is not only the NATO superspy, but also part-time representative of the ancient order fighting the forces of evil. And Tilly's accomplice (according to legend, the cousin of the Spanish king Juan Carlos) allegedly led the secret grandees who had defended the family all this time.
On VO, Tilly and Gonzalez were told in The Results of the Week.
More about European morals: if you quarrel on Facebook, you will die in real life. A Dutch court sentenced a murder case caused by a quarrel on Facebook. According to "Lenta.ru" With reference to De Telegraaf, 18-year-old Wesley S. and his 16-year-old girlfriend, Polly V., will have to serve two years in a juvenile prison and spend up to three years in an insane asylum. This couple is guilty of inciting murder. He was committed by a third teenager, 15-year-old Jinhua K.
15-year-old Joyce Howe, nicknamed Vincey, was murdered in her home in January. The tragedy was preceded by a conflict caused by the comments that Joyce left on the page of her friend Polly. After a quarrel, she spelled out for months, planning a crime along with boyfriend Wesley, who was 17 at the time. The performer, Jinhua, at the time of the murder was 14.
This guy said he went to the crime under pressure from Polly: he was unable to resist her. The killer was diagnosed with a behavioral disorder with a penchant for psychopathy, and the court sentenced him to the maximum punishment possible for his age - the year of imprisonment for minors and a term of up to three years in a psychiatric clinic.
To spy news. British Royal Navy Submarine Officer fleet Edward Devenny admitted in court that he collected secret encryption programs and met with people whom he called employees of the Russian special services, reports Rosbalt with reference to "Ribbon".
Sergeant Devenni was arrested in 2012 year on charges of transferring secret information that could be directly or indirectly useful to a potential adversary.
As expected, 30-year-old immigrants from Northern Ireland will be sentenced on December 12.
Russia did not respond to this case.
Dear Islamist. Abu Qatada, a radical Muslim preacher, was released from prison on bail after a successful appeal against extradition to Jordan, reports Gazeta.ru with reference to the BBC.
At the same time, the UK authorities are extremely dissatisfied with the decision of the court. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said that the government was “absolutely determined” to deport Abu Qatadu, but that could take years. Clegg explained his position: “He does not have to be in our country, he is a dangerous person. He wanted to hurt us, and the government will do everything possible to challenge this step and deport him to Jordan. ”
An Islamist has repeatedly stated that in Jordan, confessions from him will be beaten out by torture. And the court decided that Katada would not be extradited to Jordan.
Now the British security services and the police will watch him around the clock, which will cost taxpayers more than 5 million pounds per year.
As transmits “Russian service“ BBC ”, the head of the parliamentary internal affairs committee, Labor Keith Vaz, called the “absurd” release of Katada. According to him, the preacher's judicial history has already cost the British taxpayers 1 million pounds. Interior Minister Theresa May called the commission’s decision “extremely unsatisfactory” and said that the government would appeal against it.
"BBC" reports that the preacher was released from prison on bail on fairly harsh conditions. He may be away from home only from 08: 00 to 16: 00 and must wear an electronic bracelet that allows him to track his movements.
Sins of the old bishop. British police yesterday arrested Peter Ball, the former bishop of Gloucester. He is suspected of corrupting minors, reports "Lenta.ru" with reference to The Guardian.
Investigators believe that Mr. Ball, who was already 80, at the end of 1980 and at the beginning of 1990. seduced young parishioners, namely 12 boys of years and older. The police counted eight such unpleasant episodes.
Ball, known as Prince Charles's “good friend”, turned out to be the most senior cleric of the Anglican Church, arrested on suspicion of pedophilia.
By the way, at the same time the police arrested another old priest (the name is not called). The 67 year-old holy father is accused of seducing two boys in 1981 and 1983. Two arrests are not related.
Recently, aged priests from Australia have distinguished themselves.
Ear for a blow to the eye. An Australian court sentenced an elderly clergyman who disfigured another bearer MIGnews with reference to NEWSru.com.
80-year-old Catholic priest Thomas Henry Byrne of Perth, Australia, now has no right to approach the injured Thomas Cameron closer than 30 feet.
The fact is that a few weeks ago, the holy fathers had a falling out in the parking lot: Thomas Joseph Cameron Smith, 81-year-old Smith refused to remove his car from the place that Byrne considers his own.
Two old men, having achieved nothing from each other by diplomacy, met in hand-to-hand combat. Thomas Cameron drove his opponent into the eye - and suddenly found that a torn ear was lying on the asphalt, near his feet. Thomas Byrne missed the blow, but somehow managed to bite off a fragment of his flesh from the enemy.
The victim put the severed part of the right auricle in a bag and took it to the hospital. Doctors have sewn the ear in place.
The complex relationship of New Zealand and the UK. Sam Barkanov, an 76-year-old resident of New Zealand, was detained by police on suspicion of preparing an attack on British Prince Charles, who is visiting Auckland.
As the MIGnews.com With reference to The Daily Telegraph, the reason for the detention was a suspicious package for a man. The police initially monitored Barkanov: in the past, he tried several times to thwart the visits of members of the royal family.
After the arrest it turned out that the package contains horse manure, with which Comrade Barkanov intended to shower Prince Charles, as well as his spouse Camille.
13 November, a humane court released an antimonarchist from custody. From now on, it is forbidden for him to approach the royal couple closer than 500 meters.
By the way, Comrade Barkanov has previously participated in actions against the royal family. For example, in 1994, he sprayed Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth II with an air freshener. What for? He explained that in this way "he wants to get rid of the monarchical stench."
What a marvel: New Zealand - and the Customs Union? Valentin Zharonkin ("But") asks the question: why does the Customs Union negotiate with New Zealand? After all, the share of Russia in the foreign trade turnover of New Zealand is some 0,5%, and the share of New Zealand for Russia is generally no more than 0,05%. What are the priorities?
Readers respond: 1) just like that, because New Zealand wants to annoy Britain; 2) this country was one of the first to support Russia's bid for the WTO, and therefore it is clear: it wants to trade more actively with Russia.
In fact, it was like this. September 8 on the island of Russian Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key proposed Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the prospects for concluding an agreement on a free trade zone.
At present, according to the director of the First Department of the CIS countries of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Mikhail Evdokimov, who BUSINESS TASS, “The process of ratification of the agreement on a free trade zone between 8 CIS countries, which according to statistics is 98% of the goods turnover of all countries of the Commonwealth, is being completed”.
“The countries of the Customs Union are ready to cooperate with other states and associations,” the diplomat said. “Negotiations are underway to join the Free Trade Zone of New Zealand and Vietnam.”
Thus, in recent days, there has been some confusion in the Russian media: this is not about New Zealand entering the Customs Union, but about joining her and Vietnam in the Free Trade Zone.
Asymmetrical answer. President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, who recently congratulated his American counterpart Barack Obama on his re-election, was called by US Vice President Joseph Biden, convey "Vesti" with reference to ITAR-TASS.
He thanked comrade Yanukovich for congratulations and expressed concern about the recent Ukrainian parliamentary elections. Biden believes that Yanukovych should ensure that this process is completed in a fair and transparent manner. At the same time, the US Vice-President urged Ukraine to fulfill its democratic obligations and put an end to the electoral harassment by the prosecutor's office.
This dialogue, we add from ourselves, can be briefly depicted as follows:
- Thanks, of course, but you have no democracy.
Will Puerto Rico become the 51 state? The island Caribbean Freely Associated State of Puerto Rico has its own constitution, its own system of self-government, but the supreme power belongs to the US Congress. 6 November in the country held general elections and a referendum, consisting of two questions. The first one was worded as follows: “Would you like to change Puerto Rico’s 114-year relations with the United States?” The second question “suggested” three answers: to become an American state, gain independence, extend autonomy to a “sovereign free association”. On the first question, 54% of the population were in favor of changing the status of the state; on the second, 61% of residents voted to become part of the USA.
Love Lyulko (Pravda.ru) believes that the US Congress is unlikely to meet the will of the Puerto Ricans.
“According to official data, in 2008-2009. Puerto Rico bought 22,6 billion dollars in the US using the US merchant fleet, which paid 1,5 billion. American companies took out about 34 billion dollars in profits from the country. Revenues from the federal budget for social needs and insurance amounted to about 13, 5 billion. That is, 58,1 billion in US revenues spent 13,5 billion dollars. This is a very good business, and there is no point in changing anything. ”
In addition, semi-state status allows the United States to spin the United States flywheel of democracy in Puerto Rico — in other words, to commit crimes.
One of the three islands of the country - Vieques - from 1941 to 2003. used by the US Navy to test various types of weapons and at the same time under the dump industrial waste. At the eastern end of the island there is an area with craters per square kilometer larger than on the moon. From contamination of soil and water with heavy metals, the incidence of cancer on Vieques is 27% higher than on the mainland.
In addition, it is known that in 1950-1970-ies in Puerto Rico, experiments were carried out on the irradiation of prisoners, in 1931 year - on the infection of cancer (under the auspices of the Rockefeller Institute). At the beginning of the 1950's here the first birth control pills were tested on women.
Comrade Obama will come to Moscow. The President of Russia "once again congratulated US President Barack Obama on his victory in the elections in a telephone conversation" and again invited him to the Russian Federation, said ITAR-TASS press secretary of the head of the Russian state Dmitry Peskov.
“Obama thanked for the congratulations and the invitation and confirmed his readiness to travel to Russia in the future, after the deadlines have been finally agreed through diplomatic channels,” said Comrade Peskov.
Cancel the blockade! The UN General Assembly demanded that the United States “as soon as possible” lift the trade and financial blockade of Cuba. This time 186 of the UN member states supported the resolution, three countries voted against (including, of course, the United States), two more abstained.
Members of the General Assembly, transmits Rosbalt, once again urged "States in which such laws and measures exist and continue to apply, to take the necessary steps to repeal them or terminate them as soon as possible in accordance with their legal procedure."
The resolution calls on the international community to continue to refrain from destructive measures, such as those taken by Washington against Cuba. As emphasized in the document, these actions are contrary to the obligations of countries under the UN Charter and the norms of international law, which, in particular, protect the freedom of trade and navigation.
America, we will add from ourselves, which in 1960 applied a blockade to Cuba, will ignore the next UN decision. Hegemon she, or pig tail?
34 petitions for the separation of states from the US and 2 petitions against all petitions. An article was posted on the Military Review yesterday "March of the Confederates", which described the petitions filed by the initiative citizens to the US e-government site and containing requests for a peaceful separation of the state from the federation. In order for the White House to begin reviewing the petition, it must collect at least 25.000 signatures within 30 days. Yesterday, the state of Texas and Louisiana scored a lot more votes than needed for consideration: the first had more than 70 thousands of votes, the second had almost 29. Coming to the right number and Florida.
Adan Salazar (Infowars.com) reports that the Alaska petition has also been posted on the e-government website, which is asking for a referendum, through which the citizens of this state will decide whether they are destined to become a “free and independent country.”
Not everyone in America shares the idea of state independence. For example, Comrade Salazar writes, one person filed a petition asking him to sign up in support of the deportation from the country of all those people who signed previous applications for separation. Another Mr. asked the US government to deprive the citizenship of those who signed the appeals and "expel them."
Salazar reminds that anyone who is older than 13 years and has a valid email address can submit and sign the petition to the e-government website.
Seth Masket, a professor of political science at the University of Denver, told the Washington Times that petitions of this kind would not be taken seriously by the president or his administration. Petitions are nothing more than a massive gesture illustrating voter discontent. A political scientist said:
“These petitions have no legal force, and no president will ever agree with them. This is a way to fix a disagreement with how the majority of the country's population voted last week, and nothing more. ”
Nevertheless, according to Salazar, the White House will still have to come up with some typical response to the signed petitions. True, the government has not set certain deadlines for responses.
The answer, we add, is likely to follow within a month - after all, no more than 25.000 days are given for picking up 30 signatures.
Probably from the sad news that Texas, Louisiana and several other southern states were heading for independence, The US military hit the mass drunkenness. Here are a few recent cases that are told "Russian peacemaker".
After a two-day business visit to Vladivostok (20-22 in September) of the frigate "Vandergrift" of the US Navy's 7 fleet, the captain of the ship, Joseph Derlak, was dismissed. According to the newspaper "The Navy Times", during this time, the sailors of the vessel launched a "drunken brawl." With the phrase “for inappropriate behavior and excessive alcohol consumption, as well as for non-compliance with the established routine”, the senior assistant to the captain of the ship Ivan Jiminets was dismissed from service. Regularly used spirits on board and operational officer (his name is not called).
According to a report by the Medical Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, about 20% of all American military personnel are abusing alcohol. Almost half of the personnel of the Armed Forces and the Navy regularly pumped alcohol. During one visit, the infantrymen and sailors drink more than five bottles of beer or five glasses of strong alcohol.
The bulk of drunks serve in army units and marines in Iraqi and Afghan units. Among marines, there are especially many alcoholics: their number approaches 60%.
Doctors believe that indiscriminate drunkenness in the US military has reached monstrous proportions.
And what do you want? The democracy that Americans build in Afghanistan or Iraq is so terrible that you have to look at it through the glass of a bottle. In the first five glasses, the infantryman accepts the next five, and faith in the ideals of Comrade Jefferson is strengthened in him ...
Observed and translated by Oleg Chuvakin
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