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Geopolitical mosaic: American journalists discover that Afghan corruption has American roots, while McCain is about to invade Syria

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Geopolitical mosaic: American journalists discover that Afghan corruption has American roots, while McCain is about to invade Syria



Bundles of dollars for Karzai. The New York Times writes that the CIA has transferred millions of dollars to the president of Afghanistan over 10 for years, "Vesti" with reference to ITAR-TASS.

Referring to the current and former representatives of the closest circle of the president of Afghanistan, the publication writes: “For more than ten years each month, packs of American dollars packed in suitcases, backpacks or plastic bags are kindly forwarded to the CIA directly to the office of the President of Afghanistan. As a result, Hamid Karzai has already received tens of millions of dollars in cash. ”

Khalil Roman, who headed the Karzai administration from 2002 to 2005 a year, told reporters: “We called them“ ghost money ”- their appearance has always remained a mystery.”

The New York Times notes that the CIA is buying the location of the Afghan leader and his inner circle. Those, in turn, can negotiate for money with field commanders.

“The largest source of corruption in Afghanistan is in the United States,” says an unnamed US official.

The CIA has acted in a similar way since the very beginning of the invasion of American troops into Afghanistan.

According to the publication, the CIA bought for cash the location of many commanders, including Mohammad Qasim Fahim, the current first vice-president of Afghanistan.

RIA News" said that US officials admitted that they had transferred cash to Hamid Karzai’s entourage to liquidate the Taliban. However, this did not help in the fight against the militants, but only contributed to the spread of corruption.

With the help of cash, the authorities bribed field commanders, many of whom were associated with the Taliban.

As a certain American official admitted to the publication, these dollars became “the largest source of corruption in Afghanistan.”

The CIA declined to comment on the published article.

McCain planned the intervention and found a chemical excuse for her. A group of states needs to prepare troops for the invasion of Syria - in order to ensure the safety of possible stocks of chemical weapons. This statement was made yesterday by Senator John McCain, reports MIGnews.com.

This Arizona Republican said that American troops should not enter Syria, but international forces should be “ready operatively” to prevent an attempt by Islamic militants involved in the Syrian civil war to get their hands on chemical weapons. “There are several military facilities where chemical weapons are stored. They should not fall into the hands of jihadists, ”Mr. McCain said at a meeting with journalists.

Lindsay Graham attended the collapse of Syria. The disintegration of Syria may occur in the very near future, if the US does not take decisive action against the Assad regime. This opinion was expressed yesterday by the American Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, reports correspondent ITAR-TASS Dmitry Zlodorev.

He criticized the actions of the Democratic administration in Washington against Damascus.

“Everything goes to the fact that if we do not change the course, Syria will disintegrate by the end of this year,” Mr. Graham said on CBC. He expressed concern that the SAR "may become a haven for al Qaeda supporters, and the" chemical weapons stored there can be in the wrong hands. "

These two factors, according to the legislator, "cause the most serious concern when it comes to Syria."

To solve the problem, Graham proposed military methods. These are: "The method of suppressing the Syrian air force is to destroy their bases with the help of cruise missiles."

It should be noted that Mr. Graham, who is popular in the Senate environment, is so immersed in the field of double standards that instead of jihadists he decided to destroy the Syrian air force.

Who sells human organs in Syria? In the border areas of Syria, there is a network of gangs specializing in the trade of human organs. Gangsters have huge amounts of money and remove anyone who interferes with them, said in an interview with Fahim al-Surani ("Voice of Russia") a representative of the Commission of the Ministry of Health of Syria to study the facts of abduction of people with the aim of removing the internal organs.

Earlier, the Lebanese television channel al-Mayadin reported that the bandits operate under the guise of the leaders of the rebel groups. The fact that the "rebels" in Syria kidnap people in order to seize their internal organs, wrote the Turkish press. Such evidence is also available to the Syrian Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The correspondent of "Voice of Russia" talked with an employee of the special commission in the Ministry of Health of Syria. This man asked to be called Mohammed Aus. Recently, a colleague Ausa died under mysterious circumstances.

It seems that the insurgents put the trade in human organs in a big way. Dr. Mohammed explained:

“... we have accumulated a certain number of medical reports on similar cases. The similarity consisted, firstly, in the fact that patients, as a rule, are people who were once abducted by militants and then released by the army. There were similarities in the complaints: a sharp deterioration in general well-being, reduced immunity, constant internal pain. But the most striking results were found during the medical examination. So, in several cases it turned out that one of the kidneys was withdrawn from the patients - and he himself did not even suspect it. And the stories were similar: he was taken hostage, he felt badly in captivity, the kidnappers took him to the doctor. Further indications vary. Or the doctor said that an urgent operation is needed - simple and safe. Or it was said that they will make an injection right now, and everything will pass. One way or another, the person was rendered unconscious, and, apparently, one of the kidneys was withdrawn without his knowledge. When he regained consciousness, he was not told anything about it, but explained that an operation had been performed. After that, they were taken to their former place. ”


Judging by the testimonies of the patients, comrade Mohammed said, they had their organs cut out in Turkey in refugee camps and field militant hospitals in Syria. Separate evidence suggests that organ removal occurs in Jordan. Healthy organs are then transplanted to wounded militants. Presumably, part of the bodies goes on sale. Some patients, Mohammed points out, argue that through anesthesia they heard a foreign language (French).

“This is all we are talking about surviving patients. But such as time - a minority. More often, unfortunately, we get information about the discovery of corpses with confiscated internal organs in the territories liberated from the militants. ”


Mohammed Aus believes that an extensive network covering various regions of the country deals with withdrawals and trading. Behind this can be large organizations, most likely international, with access to the West.

Chemical weapons of Turkish origin? Syrian Minister of Information Omran al-Zubi said that the chemical weapons were used by the rebels in the vicinity of Aleppo and, probably, are of Turkish origin, reports MIGnews.com with reference to SANA.

The minister claims that the shell, which exploded in the village of Khan al-Assal near Aleppo in late March, was fired near the Turkish border, where the rebel stronghold is located. The Syrian government has asked the UN to investigate the incident, Zubi said in a message for Russia Today. The minister also called false accusations of the West regarding the use of chemical weapons by the Assad government.

“First of all, I want to emphasize that the statements of the US Secretary of State and the British government are untrue and are a blatant lie,” he told Russia Today. “I want to stress once again that Syria will never use chemical weapons - not only because of its adherence to international law and the rules of warfare, but from humanitarian and moral positions.”

The minister summed up: “Their goal (US and UK) is, firstly, the desire to cover those who are really behind the use of chemical weapons in Khan al-Assal, and secondly, to achieve a repetition of the Iraqi scenario - to authorize new inspections and false investigation. Their results will help get maps, photos of rockets and other materials for the UN, which, as we know, opened the way to the occupation of Iraq. ”

The producer of the chemical series talked with one of the actors of the film. On Friday evening, the US president met with the King of Jordan Abdullah II, who arrived in Washington on a visit. In a conversation with the monarch, transmits MIGnews.com, Barack Obama promised to conduct a thorough check of all incoming information about the use of chemical weapons by government forces in Syria.

The President stressed that if the use of chemical weapons by the Assad government in Syria is proven, this will significantly affect the current situation and change the "rules of the game."

True, he noted that intelligence data can still be called preliminary and more evidence needs to be gathered.

But he immediately promised that the US government intends to cooperate with countries such as Jordan, in order to find final confirmation of the use of chemical weapons in Syria and develop a plan of action.

Here, we will add, a key in the strategy: "... to find the final confirmation." Which, as it happened not so long ago in Iraq, then will go into the category of so-called "unconfirmed facts." Nothing is new under the sun, as Ecclesiastes used to say.

Syrian agricultural news. The National Center for Agricultural Planning under the Ministry of Agriculture of Syria has prepared a project for creating a joint Syrian-Lebanese-Iraqi-Iranian agricultural market, reports SANA.

Mahmoud Babbili, head of the marketing department, said that these four states are closely geographically interconnected and have significant economic potential. He noted that Syria is interested in this market, because agriculture is a strong industry that plays an important role in its economy.

"Sometimes they change sides." Michael Peyrs, assistant director of the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service, said several dozen Canadians from the Middle East are fighting in Syria. They join both opposition forces and government forces.

“Sometimes they change sides. For example, they join the detachment of the Free Syrian Army, and then pass to the extremists from Dzhebhat al-Nusra. It is difficult to track them, ”he said.

Michael Peyrs stressed that those who are fighting alongside terrorist groups can use the skills and knowledge gained in Syria to organize terrorist attacks in Canada upon returning home, reports "Vesti" with reference to ITAR-TASS. According to him, such "veterans" play an important role in the radicalization of young people in Canada.

The Canadian edition of the National Post cites data from a recent report from the International Center for the Study of Radicalization at King’s College London. From 2011, from 2 to 5,5, thousands of foreigners joined the Syrian opposition forces. Before 590, Europeans are among them, including from Great Britain, Holland, France, Belgium, Denmark, and Germany.

The exchange of courtesies took place without victims. Israeli Air Force aircraft yesterday launched air strikes against targets in the south of the Gaza Strip. According to the Palestinian news agency Wafa, one rocket exploded in the city of Rafah, the second in Khan Yunis. In both cases, no one was injured, reports ITAR-TASS.

The representative of the Israeli army confirmed the fact of the bombing, noting that it was a response to the rocket attack on the territory of the Jewish state, committed from the Gaza Strip on Saturday evening. According to him, the target of Israeli air strikes was an illegal arms dump and a “terrorist infrastructure facility”.

Released militants rocket exploded in the Negev desert. As a result of the attack there were no wounded. Israel blamed it on Hamas.

The situation in Libya. A group of armed people who identify themselves as former revolutionaries, yesterday tried to storm the building of the Libyan Interior Ministry in the capital Tripoli. This was announced at a press conference by Prime Minister Ali Zeidan Mohammed, reports correspondent ITAR-TASS Pervin Mamed-zade.

Previously, these people surrounded the Foreign Ministry building and demanded that employees associated with the Gaddafi regime be dismissed.

According to eyewitnesses, the situation in Tripoli is tense, police posts are strengthened on the streets.

The protesters with machine guns that appeared in different parts of the capital in off-road vehicles threatened to continue the action until the conditions put forward by them were fulfilled. They require the adoption of a law that would prohibit functionaries from the time of Gaddafi to occupy key positions and leadership positions in the government of present Libya.

Let's talk about the territories. The President of Russia and the Prime Minister of Japan at the talks in Moscow will discuss the territorial problem, the situation on the Korean Peninsula and bilateral trade, economic and energy cooperation, reports RIA News" with reference to the Kremlin press service.

Shinzo Abe arrived in Russia yesterday with his first official visit in ten years. During the summit talks on Monday, it is planned to discuss the prospects for the development of the entire complex of bilateral cooperation, primarily in the trade, economic, investment, energy, humanitarian, and scientific and technical fields. “It is expected that a thorough exchange of views will be held on topical issues on the international agenda, including the situation on the Korean Peninsula,” the press service said.

As for the territorial "issue", on the eve of the visit, Abe said that he hoped "to give Russian-Japanese relations a new impetus" and "to continue negotiations to determine the ownership of the northern territories" (as the four southern islands of the Kuril Islands are called in Japan), "to solve the territorial issue and conclude a peace treaty between the two countries. "

Secretary General of the Japanese Government Yosyhide Suga confirmed the hopes of the Japanese side for a “new start of negotiations” on the territorial issue. “The territorial dispute that has been going on between the two countries since 1968 has not been a problem that could have been resolved in one visit,” he said, but expressed the hope that during the upcoming meeting a “new start for dialogue” would be given.

The press service of the Kremlin also said that during the visit a number of bilateral documents will be signed, aimed at increasing Russian-Japanese cooperation, expanding ties in the cultural, educational and other fields. As Sergey Lavrov clarified, the documents that are being prepared for "the closest contacts at the highest level will affect various areas of cooperation - from energy and transport to humanitarian issues."

The parties will sign an agreement to strengthen cooperation between the Russian Navy and the Japanese self-defense sea forces in the Arctic Ocean, the Sankey newspaper reported, citing sources in the Japanese government. In accordance with the agreement, the parties will be able to conduct joint search and rescue operations in the Arctic Ocean. Japan hopes that strengthening security cooperation will help bring the parties together on a territorial issue.

During the visit, a document will be signed establishing the cultural centers of Russia in Tokyo and Japan in Moscow. A representative office of the Japan Foundation is already operating in Moscow, and in Tokyo, Rossotrudnichestvo, which deal with issues of cultural and humanitarian exchange. "But now it is supposed to give them the legal status of cultural centers, which should significantly expand their opportunities in terms of cultural exchange between the two countries," said a representative of the Japanese embassy.

The situation on the Korean Peninsula in connection with the exacerbation of the nuclear problem will be at the center of the discussion of international problems at the talks.

Abe called it "incredibly regrettable that the repeated provocative actions of the DPRK against Japan and the international community have reached an unforgivable level."

Planned completion. Prior to 200, thousands of South Korean and 11 thousands of American troops participated in the annual Foal Eagle joint maneuvers of the United States and South Korea held since 1 in March. On the planned completion of the exercise reported today in Seoul, the combined military command of the two countries, reports correspondent ITAR-TASS Vasily Golovnin.

Against the background of the “Foul Needles” maneuvers, the armed forces of South Korea and the United States conducted with Keyword from 11 to 25 in March, based on the extensive use of computer simulation techniques.

The training, as previously stated by the command of the combined armed forces, was aimed at increasing the capabilities to "repel the threat" from North Korea and were intended to be contained.

Pyongyang regarded the teachings as a practice of aggression against the DPRK. He did not rule out that maneuvers could be used for a real invasion.

The collapse of Hollywood is not close? For the last ten years, China has been ranked first in the world in terms of the growth rate of the film production market. Since 2002, as reported by Xinhua, the growth of this indicator annually was about 40 percent, reports from Beijing correspondent ITAR-TASS Ivan Kargapoltsev.

Today, the Celestial Empire reached the third place in the world in the production of film products, and also ranked second in terms of sales in the local market. In 2012, movie theaters in the PRC sold tickets totaling over 17 billion yuan (about 2,7 billion dollars), which is 30,18% more than in 2011 a year. 48,46% tickets were sold for domestic films.

True, despite the rapid development of the local cinema market, Chinese films occupy a smaller share in the profits from the sale of tickets, giving way to foreign films. In 2012, 893 was filmed in China, but they could not outrun 86 foreign films shown in the country in their box office.

According to the method of Munchhausen. Dmitry Zuev ("Voice of Russia") spoke about the methods of "rehabilitation" of the EU banking system.

Starting next year, employees of European banks will not receive exorbitant bonuses. The European Parliament adopted a law according to which the size of the bonus to top managers of banks should not exceed the base salary for the year. In exceptional cases, if the majority of the bank’s shareholders vote for this, two annual salaries are allowed. The law also provides for an increase in the capital reserves of banks in EU countries, which should increase their resilience in times of crisis. Only the UK is against the new rules.

Another anti-crisis measure is the extension of the Cyprus experience to all EU countries. Before writing off deposits, the losses of banks should be covered by shareholders and bondholders, and not from the state budget. This is opposed by France and Italy.

Large investors can only incur losses after they are written off from shareholders and bondholders. In the future, troubled banks should first take care of their recapitalization, then turn to shareholders and bondholders, and then to depositors.

Among the proposals of the European Commission are also written off from interbank deposits opened for a period of up to one month.

The plan may take effect from 2018 year.

It seems that by this time the European Union may no longer be.

News from Bank of Cyprus. This largest bank in Cyprus yesterday announced the completion of the exchange of deposits for shares. Thus, part of the deposits transferred to the authorized capital of the bank, reports correspondent RIA "Novosti" Gennady Melnik.

Only deposits exceeding 26 thousand Euros, including accrued interest, are subject to exchange for shares on 100 of March of this year. In addition, loans and other credit liabilities are excluded from the amount of deposits that are subject to "haircut". The remaining funds are defined as the “excess amount”.

37,5% “surplus amounts” were transferred to the share capital, they were converted into Class A shares at a nominal value of one euro and defined as the “initial deposit amount from deposits”. In addition, 22,5% of the "excess amount" of deposits is temporarily blocked. In the case of full or partial conversion into Class A shares, they will be defined as “additional deposit amounts”. Another 30% "excess" amount, according to a correspondent. RIA "Novosti", by decision of the authorities temporarily frozen.

In Greece, 15000 officials will be fired. The Greek parliament approved a law allowing the government to dismiss 2014 thousands of people in government by the end of 15. This reform was one of the conditions for the country to receive the next tranche of international financial assistance in the amount of 2 billion dollars "Vesti" with reference to Interfax.

The new law put an end to the practice of life-long consolidation of the workplace, which, according to critics, supported the “bloated” bureaucracy in Greece.

However, according to protesting activists, this law will aggravate the unemployment situation in the country. But the government believes that the new law will benefit the public service by allowing them to get rid of undisciplined workers and free up jobs for young and talented professionals.

By the end of June, 2013 will be fired around 2000 government employees. First of all, it is planned to dismiss those who committed disciplinary offenses.

In place of the dismissed will be recruited new employees. The new law will not lead to a decrease in the public sector - a different, parallel plan is aimed at this, according to which 2015 thousands of jobs will be reduced by the end of 150.

Palba in Italy. At the time of taking the oath by the new government of Italy in the presidential Quirinale Palace, a man opened fire on carabinieri in front of the Chigi government palace in Rome, reports RaiNews 24. According to journalists, the man who opened fire with a small-caliber pistol tried to escape, but was detained. He was dressed in a suit and approached unhindered the law enforcement officers who were on duty in the square near the Chigi Palace. One of the Carabinieri was wounded in the throat, the other in the head. A pregnant woman, who was on the square at the time of the accident, was slightly injured. According to doctors, the life of the wounded is out of danger, correspondent RIA "Novosti" Sergei Startsev.

According to information from law enforcement, we are talking about the Italian Luigi Preiti 1964, who was born with a mental illness and who had never had any problems with justice before. A criminal case was initiated against the detainee.

Currently, the entire area around the Italian government building is cordoned off by law enforcement. In Rome, strengthened the protection of all major public institutions.

Corr. RIA "Novosti" recalls that one of the leaders of the Democratic Party of Italy, Enrico Letta, formed a new government, which he introduced on Saturday to President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano. It is noted that a record number of women entered the government, and for the first time in stories countries in the ministerial chair of the village a black woman.

Lukashenko needs fighters. Soviet. The President of Belarus said that the republic’s armed forces need to supply modern Russian fighters. Such a statement, as reported "Lenta.ru" With reference to BELTA, he made 26 April, answering journalists' questions.

“I, as commander in chief, lack two dozen modern aircraft today,” comrade Lukashenka said. “We need a couple of dozen planes, and we only buy Soviet (now Russian) Su-27 and MiG-29 planes ... to ensure the inviolability of the borders of our state.”

The president linked this question with the planned deployment of a Russian air base in Belarus. According to him, the plans for the creation of the base allegedly envisage the transfer of Russian aircraft to the republic.

"Concerning aviation base, it may have sounded somewhat like a base, ”the head of the republic said on this occasion. “No, we are talking about deliveries to our Armed Forces (in what form, we will agree on whether it will be a base or we will put Russian fighter planes in existing Belarusian units), this issue is being discussed.”

Under what conditions the Belarusian leadership still expects to receive “a couple of dozen planes”, it remains unclear.

Ukraine has missed billions. Blame the grant democrats? On embezzlement of billions of euros allocated to the country under the European program "Eastern Partnership", said the leader of the Communist Party of Ukraine Petro Symonenko, speaking at a press conference in Kiev. Reports about it "Lenta.ru" with reference to "REGNUM".

According to TSN, since 2009, the EU has spent 2,8 billion euros for Ukraine and Moldova on the implementation of the Eastern Partnership program. The bulk of this amount (more than two billion euros) was allocated to assist Ukraine.

"Given the available information, there is every reason to assume that this amount was stolen under the guise of officials of the European Commission," says Symonenko.

According to him, the following scheme was used: the money was allocated to “approximate funds for the development of democracy”, and then “shared with the top-tier grant foodists in the field”.

The Communist Party intends to initiate a parliamentary investigation. She does not exclude that she may receive support from Moldova and the European Parliament. The Communist leader also demanded that the European Commission "stop allocating funds for programs on the forced European integration of Ukraine."

Speaking at a press conference, Comrade Simonenko was skeptical about the prospects for Ukraine’s European integration, expressing the opinion that joining the Customs and Eurasian Union with Russia should be a priority for the country.

Who is Timothy Hallett Tracy. As transmits RIA News" With reference to France Press, Venezuelan authorities formally charged the conspiracy of an American detained last week at Caracas airport on suspicion of involvement in organizing mass riots and working for foreign intelligence.

American Timothy Hallett Tracy, according to his friend, came to Venezuela to shoot a documentary about events in this country. Lawyer Tracy said that the work of the filmmaker "has nothing to do with the national security of the country."

But the authorities are convinced of the opposite: the American has been charged with criminal conspiracy, giving false testimony and using forged documents.

According to the lawyer, Tracy “didn’t work under cover,” he makes a film showing “the stories of individuals to show (to the audience) what psychological effects the disunity has on the person’s personality”.

American absurdity. Reports that the uncle of the Tsarnaev brothers - Ruslan - was associated with the CIA, "are absurd." This was stated by the former father-in-law Ruslan Tsarnaev and ex-agent of the American intelligence agency Graham Fuller, reports correspondent ITAR-TASS Dmitry Zlodorev.

He said that his daughter Samantha "was married to Ruslan Tsarnaev for 3-4 years, of which the couple spent one year in Bishkek." According to him, they "divorced in 1999 year."

Fuller, who was a CIA officer in Turkey and held the post of deputy head of the National Intelligence Council of the United States, had already resigned from the intelligence agencies at the time of the wedding. “I don’t think that Ruslan could tell something valuable for intelligence, apart from the sad story about the deportation of his family from Chechnya to Central Asia under Stalin,” he told the network publication El Monitor.

According to him, Tsarnaev, now bearing the surname of Tsarni, "like all Chechens, was very concerned about the fate of his homeland." “However, I did not see that he was somehow particularly involved in politics. He missed his home, and after a divorce from time to time, he visited Central Asia, ”Fuller said.

Powerless list. The “Magnitsky List”, which was published by the United States, is “a legally indifferent fact” for Russia. This was stated by the head of the Ministry of Justice of Russia Alexander Konovalov. The leaders of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of the Interior of the Russian Federation held a meeting with employees who fell under the scope of this list. This was described by Natalia Kovalenko ("Voice of Russia").

As the head of the Ministry of Justice Alexander Konovalov emphasized, foreign states have neither moral nor legal grounds to interfere in the sphere of activity of the Russian jurisdiction. This is our official position, he explained.

The death of a person during his stay in the remand prison is an emergency, in fact which is undergoing a service check. This check, thorough, immediate, was carried out after the death in the Moscow prison of Hermitage Capital’s British fund auditor Sergei Magnitsky. Her data was made public, and a number of employees were brought to disciplinary responsibility, Alexander Konovalov said.

The head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Vladimir Kolokoltsev, said: “No decisions of foreign states regarding our fellow citizens should and will not have any legal consequences for the citizens of our country. Therefore, for existing employees, career development or any other restrictions due to the announcement of the so-called these acts will have no practical perspective. ”

"Good Dad" Putin. "Inopressa" made a review of the Western press on the topic of the day - a discussion of the “Straight Line with Vladimir Putin”. Let us highlight some points - from paternalism to the “Russian trace” in the case of the Tsarnaev terrorists.

Vladimir Putin, who supports the image of a hardliner in the international arena, this time chose softer tones and expressions for the annual direct communication with the Russians, writes Hanna Beitzer from the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. Putin thanked for the questions, joked and sprinkled numbers. As the author emphasizes, the Russian president tried to make “the impression of a strict but kind daddy listening to the requests and complaints of his completely different kids at dinner.”

The range of questions was wide: from the confusion with the transition to winter time to the criticism of the economic and political course of the government. The last question, says Beitzer, was asked by former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin. According to the head of state, a valuable financier, who favors a turnaround of the Russian economy from oil dependence and natural resource extraction, explained why he refuses the president’s proposal to return to the government, and Putin jokingly called him a “net” and said that he “did not work wants".

The “straight line”, during which the president assured that the government puts the economy at the forefront, focused on Alexey Kudrin, writes The Financial Times. Kudrin - "a former finance minister who flirted with the opposition," his correspondent, Courtney Weaver, certifies.

The “straight line” strengthens Putin’s image as a “good king” who serves a country suffering from bad officials.

Today, Putin handed the microphone to Kudrin, and he outlined his concept of economic policy. “This gave rise to the rumors that the ex-minister is being prepared for a more important role,” writes the journalist. Former Prime Minister Kasyanov, now the leader of the opposition, predicted on Twitter that 1 May Kudrin will become deputy head of the presidential administration, and in September, prime minister. And according to expert Igor Bunin, Kudrin want to appoint to the government so that he becomes a counterweight to Medvedev and his Cabinet.

Answering the carefully selected questions, Vladimir Putin refuted the opinion on the return of Stalinism, drew the attention of Le Temps.

The Russian president managed to create the impression that he was in control of the political situation in the country. There were no outbreaks of anger and rude expressions. “Carefully speaking on all the topics covered, he tried to appear as the father of the nation. A series of simple and clearly rehearsed questions, frequent applause and the complete absence of objections greatly facilitated his task, ”the newspaper writes.

Speaking about relations with the United States, Putin moderated anti-American fervor only by accusing Washington of imperialism and blaming the American side for deteriorating relations due to the invasion of Iraq and the approval of the Magnitsky list. Having spared Europe, Putin confined himself to stating differences in moral standards.

The question of the poor condition of Russian roads was the reason for the surprising, according to the journalist, proposal: to use the labor of the unemployed to build roads, like “in Germany in the 1930-s”. Of course, the president did not mention either Hitler or the Todt organization, which used the forced labor of foreign workers.

Most of the questions related to social issues. The president diligently shifted responsibility for the failure to his subordinates, the newspaper notes.

“Sitting in the old Russian tradition, on the throne, like a good king,” writes the correspondent, “he threatened the governors and ministers with punishments if the government funds did not reach the goal, namely, mendicating categories of civil servants (teachers and medical staff). But whenever one of the TV viewers demanded that a particular minister or official be resigned, the president would not answer. ”

“Putin, Stalin, human rights, the CIA and Depardieu,” the journalist “Le nouvel Observateur” sounded like that in the title.

“The CIA is at the helm of the Russian economy! The reporter raised a curious topic. “There is an opinion that among the advisers of Anatoly Chubais, who became a symbol of economic reforms in Russia, were CIA employees.” Putin said this: “There is a lot of funny stuff there. For example, in the entourage of Anatoly Borisovich as staff advisors, as it turned out today, the staff of the CIA was working. But the funniest thing is that upon returning to the USA they were brought to court for the fact that they were enriched in the course of privatization in the Russian Federation in violation of the laws of their country. (...) Corruption, you know. "

"On Thursday, President Putin disagreed with the assumptions that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, suspected of being exploded at the marathon in Boston," became infected "with radicalism in the Russian North Caucasus, and said that the attack demonstrates why Russia adheres to such a hard line against the militants in this region, ”the article said in The Wall Street Journal.

“I was always outraged when our Western partners (...) our terrorists who committed atrocious, bloody, loathsome crimes on the territory of our country were called nothing other than“ rebels ”. And they almost never called them terrorists, ”Putin said.

“The Kremlin understates the importance of Tsarnaev’s connection with this region, pointing out that the brothers lived most of their lives abroad and most likely faced radical ideas in the United States,” American journalists note.

"According to Putin, he welcomes the increased cooperation with the United States in combating the threat posed by Islamist militants," the authors write.

Thus, we’ll add, Obama sent a clear signal: "Comrade president, there is a reboot!"

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  1. Standard Oil
    Standard Oil April 29 2013 11: 54
    10
    American insanity grows stronger.
    1. Phantom Revolution
      Phantom Revolution April 29 2013 13: 31
      +7
      McCain resembles Zhirinovsky in a square.
      1. ShturmKGB
        ShturmKGB April 29 2013 18: 59
        10
        Zhirinovsky genius in comparison with McCain ...
        1. Phantom Revolution
          Phantom Revolution April 29 2013 19: 23
          +2
          Zhirinovsky was not in Vietnam, maybe it's for the better)
    2. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith April 29 2013 19: 57
      +2
      Iraqi "peaceful demonstrators" create their own "army"



      Protest sentiments have spread to the extreme south, west and east of Iraq. In the Sunni regions of Anbar province, which borders Syria, "protesters" announced the creation of their "army" for the "security of the Sunnis", and therefore to fight government forces.

      The announcement of the creation of the "army" was made on Saturday, when soldiers were attacked in Anbar province on their way from vacation to their units. Unidentified gunmen killed five soldiers and stole their property. In the provincial capital, Ramadi, a curfew has been imposed due to a sharp increase in crime in connection with constant protests, Reuters reports.

      Sheikh Said Al-Lafi, a spokesman for the "protesters", proposed that 100 volunteers from each district join the army "to defend our land." Al-Lafi invited regular soldiers and officers of the Iraqi army to join the "army", thereby urging them to desertion. An influential Sunni cleric, Sheikh Abdul Malik al-Saadi, who had called for reconciliation two days earlier, blessed the creation of a "regional army of Iraqi mujahideen."

      The armed conflict between Sunnis (often Islamists) and government forces is splitting Iraq not only along confessional lines, but also along regional lines. In Diyala province, militants from the local Naqshbandi Movement carried out a series of armed attacks on army checkpoints and called for the creation of an Islamic emirate centered on the city of Baakuba. Similar sentiments are seen in Basra and several other regions.

      The Iraqi authorities are trying to stop the kindling of civil war by blocking information influence. On the eve of April 28, Baghdad suspended the licenses of 10 satellite TV channels, including Al Jazeera, accusing them of “inciting violence” and biased coverage of events in Iraq.
    3. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith April 29 2013 20: 01
      +4
      Mikhail Leontiev - a replica of Syria and Iran

      1. Phantom Revolution
        Phantom Revolution April 29 2013 22: 56
        0
        Quote: Sith Lord
        Mikhail Leontiev - a replica of Syria and Iran

        Here I do not agree, the slate is a slate, but in the coming years 10-15 the USA will not leave the Middle East.
    4. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith April 29 2013 20: 23
      +3
      As the video from Syria promised. All series of offensive in Daraya.







      And a couple of other videos

      Terrorist attack in the metropolitan area of ​​Mezze

      Lavrov about Syria

      Summary of the situation in Syria on April 25, 2013

      Summary of the situation in Syria on April 26, 2013
      1. datur
        datur April 30 2013 11: 51
        0
        Syrian tank crews good assy !!! wink
  2. NAV-STAR
    NAV-STAR April 29 2013 12: 02
    19
    To extinguish and extinguish once again the amers and the zealous European integrators who have stuck to the Russian world with their lebirabet claws.
    Thanks for the review. +
  3. Renat
    Renat April 29 2013 12: 06
    0
    A full bag of candy wrappers. But damn they have the same strength around the world.
  4. engineer74
    engineer74 April 29 2013 12: 12
    +5
    I wonder how the amers will explain the transformation of the rebels into terrorists. smile
    Maybe crossing the ocean affects people like that? Or intoxication with the "air of freedom"? what
    We are waiting for official explanations ...
    1. RUSSIA 2013
      RUSSIA 2013 April 29 2013 13: 32
      +5
      It’s interesting how the amers will explain the transformation of the rebels into terrorists. They’ll just say they were mistaken. How they got away with chemical weapons in Iraq, they quickly hanged Hussein.
  5. patriot2
    patriot2 April 29 2013 12: 17
    +2
    In the chaos of events there is a lot of negativity dangerous for the world. There is such a force that pulls the strings of the dolls and the goal of this force is far from humanity. It’s sad.
  6. DeerIvanovich
    DeerIvanovich April 29 2013 12: 17
    +1
    I wonder what provocations the bourgeoisie will arrange in the post-Soviet space against the May holidays ...
    1. SSR
      SSR April 29 2013 14: 04
      +2
      Quote: DeerIvanovich
      what provocations

      (provocations and some actions are not always interesting .. often tragic unfortunately)
      in the news...
      Attempt on premiere Syria: the number of victims of the explosion increased to 10 people
      In Damascus, the death toll has increased as a result of an unsuccessful attempt on the head of the Syrian government, Vail al-Halki: the police are already reporting 10 victims.
      1. Kaa
        Kaa April 29 2013 18: 08
        +2
        Quote: SSR
        (provocations and some actions are not always interesting .. often tragic unfortunately
        The Syrian officialdom, the Al-Watan newspaper, reports that at the end of last week, dozens of President Assad’s army were killed and injured in battles near Damascus. It was suspected that soldiers were injured and killed by chemical weapons used by the rebels. A report on the events of the past week says the wounded soldiers were in white foam that their bodies had plucked. It is also noted that the doctors who assisted the victims suffered from nausea, dizziness and temporary loss of consciousness. It is noted that the Syrian authorities are investigating the facts that speak about the use of chemical weapons by rebels, reports Ynet.http: //www.zman.com/news/ 2013/04/28 / 149963.html
        Syrian propaganda minister Umran A-Zoabi denied the information that the army of Bashar al-Assad allegedly uses chemical weapons against the rebels.
        "There is no reason to accuse us of using chemical weapons," he said. "The only motive for spreading such rumors is that the US and Britain want to pave the way for a direct military invasion of our country to help the rebels." “Traces of the use of chemical weapons have indeed been found,” he added. “But the rebels are using them against us. These weapons are supplied by Turkey.” Http://www.zman.com/news/2013/04/27/149900.html
        Idris, commander of the Free Syrian Army, said Israel has information on the use of chemical weapons in Syria thanks to the large number of Mossad agents in Syria. “Many, many Israeli intelligence agents operate inside Syria,” Salim Idris said. The statement was based on an interview with Israeli military intelligence chief Brigadier Itay Baron, famous CNN television presenter Christian Amanpur. Earlier this week, Itay Baron said the Syrian regime uses chemical weapons. Idriss himself also said in an interview with CNN that the regime’s army used chemical weapons.http: //www.zman.com/news/2013/04/25/149816.html
        1. SSR
          SSR April 29 2013 19: 03
          0
          Quote: Kaa
          The Syrian officialdom, the Al-Watan newspaper, reports that at the end of last week, dozens of President Assad’s army were killed and injured in battles near Damascus.

          Eh ... there is a small hope that the American administration will change their attitude to Syria will cease to help thugs ...
          Today I was waiting, I thought maybe Sith would give something positive in Syria .. I didn’t.
  7. aszzz888
    aszzz888 April 29 2013 12: 21
    +7
    As the commander-in-chief today, I’m missing two dozen modern aircraft, ”said Comrade Lukashenko. “We need a couple of dozen aircraft, and we only buy Soviet (now Russian) Su-27 and MiG-29 aircraft ... to ensure the inviolability of the borders of our state.”

    So give dad them free, let him cover his and our borders on modern sides. Let the mericatos scratch their turnips again.
    1. krokodil25
      krokodil25 April 29 2013 12: 35
      +4
      Quote: aszzz888
      So give dad them free, let him cover his and our borders on modern sides. Let the mericatos scratch their turnips again.

      Where can we get them from ourselves while only the cat cried !!! request
      1. Manager
        Manager April 29 2013 12: 53
        +2
        Quote: krokodil25
        Where can we get them from ourselves while only the cat cried !!!


        Here it is not necessary. Our fleet is huge. Another thing is not so modern. But if Vladimir gives the order to increase the pace, as it is still necessary for Belarus, then production will accelerate by 2 times.
        1. krokodil25
          krokodil25 April 29 2013 13: 00
          0
          Quote: Manager
          Here it is not necessary. Our fleet is huge. Another thing is not so modern.

          I’ve talked about modern ones and I didn’t say so many Su-30s and Su-35s, but I don’t have to talk about twinks at all.
        2. Altor86
          Altor86 April 29 2013 23: 36
          +1
          Do you personally have a huge fleet of aircraft? What, in your opinion, are the readers? With us you know and silos are canned.
    2. Manager
      Manager April 29 2013 12: 35
      +7
      Quote: aszzz888
      So give dad them free, let him cover his and our borders on modern sides. Let the mericatos scratch their turnips again.


      I support! Only such gestures can strengthen our friendship and our borders. With the prospect of the future I want to say, we will soon be all the same one country with the Old Man! So planes and not only need to be delivered for free!
    3. engineer74
      engineer74 April 29 2013 12: 48
      +6
      And maybe enough to pull the blanket? Create a single Air Force-Air Defense? And we do not need an airfield network in Europe and Belarusians to maintain a complete infrastructure for servicing the Air Force?
      1. Ivan.
        Ivan. April 29 2013 15: 22
        +5
        And maybe enough to pull the blanket? Create a single Air Force-Air Defense? And we do not need an airfield network in Europe and Belarusians to maintain a complete infrastructure for servicing the Air Force?

        Nice, of course, but two commanders-in-chief for one army is too much. And according to the laws, for sure none of them can transfer their powers. We'll live to see recovery then and let the enemies live on "joy".
    4. Ivan.
      Ivan. April 29 2013 13: 12
      +5
      So give dad them free, let him cover his and our borders on modern sides.


      This is not reasonable. It is better to create a joint air base (Russian equipment - Belarusian content) with a mixed composition of military personnel and it is better not just one and not only the air base. The interpenetration of structures must be expanded.
  8. JonnyT
    JonnyT April 29 2013 12: 36
    0
    It looks like they will betray us again!
  9. Canep
    Canep April 29 2013 12: 42
    +4
    The parties will conclude an agreement on strengthening cooperation between the Russian Navy and Japan’s naval self-defense forces in the Arctic Ocean, the Sankei newspaper reported citing sources in the Japanese government.

    What did the Japanese lose in the Arctic Ocean? Today, strengthening cooperation, and tomorrow they will claim the rights to the New Land.
  10. Tony tomahawk
    Tony tomahawk April 29 2013 12: 46
    +9
    The Western press can only puke and mock Putin’s answers ... But what about their presidents, whose rating is laughable? Did they try to go out to the people and sit for 4+ hours answering sharp questions regarding certain hardships in the country?
  11. Strashila
    Strashila April 29 2013 12: 49
    0
    "American absurdity" ... rather Russian ... this article slightly touched upon American moles in the Russian power structures ... now it is clear why it is easy to accomplices of terrorists, and the terrorists themselves receive our citizenship. Those who put their visas on the legalization of the Tsaranevs in Russia actually lit up as spies-amerikosov.
  12. Smirnov Vadim
    Smirnov Vadim April 29 2013 13: 05
    0
    They should not fall into the hands of the Hadi- McCain.

    Lindsey Graham preoccupied with the collapse of Syria. The disintegration of Syria may occur in the very near future, if the US does not take decisive action in relation to the garden regime. This opinion was expressed yesterday by the American Republican Senator Lindsey Graham,




    To solve the problem, Graham proposed military methods. Like these ones: "The way to suppress the Syrian air force is to base their bases with cruise missiles. ”
  13. Smirnov Vadim
    Smirnov Vadim April 29 2013 13: 05
    0
    “Everything goes to the fact that if we do not change the course, Syria will disintegrate by the end of this year,” Mr. Graham said on the air. He expressed concern about that "may become a refuge for the supporters of" Eh-Aida ", and the" military weapon that is stored there - to fall into the wrong hands. "
  14. fenix57
    fenix57 April 29 2013 13: 14
    +5
    Let's talk about territories-Talk about your territories: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, it’s time to become the eastern part
    Russia ..

    Bundles of dollars for Karzai.-payment for the supply of drugs to the United States ...
    McCain conceived the intervention and found a chemical pretext for it- what "caring", so to send troops, and immediately "quiet and smooth" .... As in Libya and Iraq.
    The collapse of Hollywood is not close?-You don’t believe it, once I caught a hood. a film on Chinese TV about the 2nd World War ... The Chinese in Sso form are something ...
    American absurdity-vo "the adams family", so change them ...
    The exchange of courtesies took place without victims. -
    The conversation of the two Israelis:
    - Moshe, what will you do tomorrow?
    - Ride around the country.
    “And the rest half a day?” hi
    1. Garrin
      Garrin April 29 2013 16: 59
      +6
      Quote: fenix57
      Packs of dollars for Karzai.-payment for the supply of drugs to the United States ...

      I would say to Russia. P & ndos s pay for the destruction of our youth.
    2. 755962
      755962 April 29 2013 21: 51
      +4
      Quote: fenix57
      Packs of dollars for Karzai.-payment for the supply of drugs to the United States ...

      Contributing to the development of corruption in Afghanistan, Americans not only buy the loyalty of the central authorities, but also provide themselves with complete control over the production of drugs in the country
      http://izvestia.ru/news/549656
  15. Shkodnik65
    Shkodnik65 April 29 2013 13: 29
    16
    "Good Dad" Putin.

    I am not a supporter of Putin and have never voted for him. And nevertheless, even I am jarred by that distortion of facts, a twist of the meaning of the general, strictly NEGATIVE tendency in the description of the actions of the President of Russia. He is not even criticized, but stupidly poured crap, no matter what he does or what he says. They are equally scolded for criticizing his ministers and for praising them, or, for example, wants to repair roads or save money on repairs ... For any of his words - V. None of the western journalists are interested in the meaning of what is happening in Russia. Find a "fried" fact, pull out the dirty linen, once again show what "barbarians" live here, flinch with horror and disgust and ... quickly go home to the West to tell readers about these strange wild Russians. One thing pleases: Geyrope did not have long to smoke the sky ...
    1. vadson
      vadson April 30 2013 00: 50
      +1
      yes, it’s clear that the West doesn’t need Putin, but for example Gorbachev, and that’s why they are furious. we, the inhabitants of the Russian Federation, are also enraged because, besides today's youth, we also remember the greatness and power of the USSR. and we also need not Putin, but for example Stalin, because too many Western liberal values ​​have taken root in our society that contradict the state of the Russian soul, mentality, self-awareness .... and the house needs to be put in order with a hard hand. Putin can’t afford such a thing. he is a compromise of the elites, an impudent compromise, out of control. but can’t afford stiffness. therefore, it seems that he brought the country out of the steep peak of the 90s, but he can’t fly far with such a policy. and endure this crap for at least another 11 years. sadly somehow. give a time machine, or teach all Venezuelans Russian, I will succumb to them request
  16. Ivan.
    Ivan. April 29 2013 13: 31
    +3
    A group of states needs to prepare troops for Invasion to Syria - in order to ensure safety POSSIBLE stockpiles of chemical weapons.


    The fact that these stupid people are not ashamed to say nonsense, since they are also listened to by stupid people is far from news, but how much can you let them down? Why is there no TV channel in Russia pursuing exclusively state policy? The only thing that our "friends" are very afraid of is the truth, and if it does sound like it is sluggish or even politically correct! It's time to end it!
    1. SCS
      SCS April 29 2013 13: 57
      +2
      Quote: Ivan.
      The only thing our "friends" are very afraid of is the truth, and if it sounds like it is sluggish

      for some reason, there is quite a bit of news from Syria on our TV channels, when the tryndels are constantly and in detail about the terrorist attack in Boston!
      the end of the war in Syria will show the balance of power in the world! the time has come, as Pushkin once wrote, to rise from sleep !!!
      1. Ivan.
        Ivan. April 29 2013 14: 17
        +4
        on our TV channels


        We consider them ours, and are they ours? They (the media) constantly prove that this is not so! And they are constantly balancing on the brink, filtering information from the essential, they consider that it is more useful for us to house2, posners, svanidzy. They try to squeeze into any useful information doubts, alternative opinions, rebuttals, etc.
        1. krokodil25
          krokodil25 April 29 2013 14: 52
          -1
          Quote: Ivan.
          We consider them ours, and are they ours? They (the media) constantly prove that this is not so!

          Not true M. Leontiev program "however", Anastasia Popova reports from Syria Russia24 A. Mamontov special cor. V. Soloviev duel and Sunday evening Rossiya1 normally all our events are covered !!!
          1. Ivan.
            Ivan. April 29 2013 15: 09
            +3
            normally all of our events are covered !!!

            Naive, as 10 hires with posters "freedom for Khodorkovsky" so really sanctify and as a significant rally, then only look on the Internet, how pop stars live, the media lick all the details and how about the situation in the country so minuscule and even try to focus on the negative. Events in the country and abroad are shamelessly edited! I do not argue that the situation is changing slowly, but slowly!
            1. krokodil25
              krokodil25 April 29 2013 15: 43
              0
              Well, the Internet also refers to the media ala no !?
              1. Ivan.
                Ivan. April 29 2013 16: 38
                +5
                Just to argue or what? The Internet covers only a part of the audience and only recently a significant one, and also not everyone has time to scour the Internet in search of non-specific information + I said "I do not argue that the situation, although slowly, is changing" but too slowly, the show went on and on The fifth column, as it had free access to the Russian media, is now in full control. Non-profit organizations have just been tricked a little. In general, you do not need to go into details, you can get lost in them.
  17. UFO
    UFO April 29 2013 13: 59
    +4
    Well, the Vietnamese McCain tapped the tambourine - still not in it! wassat And the Japanese have begun to look at our relations more pragmatically, they feel a shift in emphasis on cooperation in the economy. They began to understand that the pipe comes to the "dollyar", and Russia has all the promising resources. wink Old Man needs fighters - must be given, they protect us! good
  18. RussianRu
    RussianRu April 29 2013 14: 13
    0
    Yes, everything is like top managers, kickbacks rule.))))))))))))))))
  19. Alexandr B.
    Alexandr B. April 29 2013 14: 18
    +1
    Take it easy McCain, we won’t give Syria without a fight!
  20. knn54
    knn54 April 29 2013 16: 08
    +7
    1. Packs of dollars for Karzai.
    In the East, two things are respected - power and money.
    2. Who sells human organs in Syria?
    Those who rob museums and sell antiques under the protection of the Turkish army.
    3. The producer of the chemical series talked with one of the actors of the film.
    And if the use of chemical weapons by the "opposition" is proved?
    4. "Sometimes they change sides."
    And what is the difference between the Free Syrian Army and the Jebhat al-Nusra? They slurp from one trough.
    5. Let's talk about the territories.
    Abe would better remember what the Japanese did, especially during the 2nd World War.
    6. By the way of Munchausen.
    Ostap Bender is resting. Moreover, he honored the Criminal Code.
    7. Lukashenko needs fighters.
    The “last of the Mohicans” can (and should) be helped.
    8. Who is Timothy Hallett Tracy.
    Kina will not be.
    9. Lindsey Graham attended to the collapse of Syria.
    Send with McCain to Syria - let the people personally protect!
  21. SSR
    SSR April 29 2013 19: 02
    0
    Quote: Kaa
    The Syrian officialdom, the Al-Watan newspaper, reports that at the end of last week, dozens of President Assad’s army were killed and injured in battles near Damascus.

    Eh ... there is a small hope that the American administration will change their attitude to Syria will cease to help thugs ...
    Today I was waiting, I thought maybe Sith would give out positive things in Syria .. I didn’t.
  22. Boris55
    Boris55 April 29 2013 19: 44
    -1
    Probably off topic and yet I can not help but speak out.
    Today the NTV channel will show another "masterpiece". A report from the scum of society leading the war against Syria, proudly called them - the rebels.
    I involuntarily had an association with the recent events in Chechnya. They also organized reports "from there". How they excitedly, enthusiastically talked about the "fighters" for the freedom and independence of Ichkeria .... One thing pleases - in Chechnya, the massacre, contrary to the wishes of NTVs and their owners, ended, God forbid that everything would end in Syria ...



    The authors of the film "Territory of AK" filmed the everyday life of a military detachment calling itself the "Defenders of the Prophet." Here our colleagues lived for two weeks, constantly worked on the front line, although the "front line" here is a conditional concept: they shoot everywhere, from everywhere and at all. The NTV film crew filmed the everyday life of militants fighting against the government of Bashar al-Assad, and wanted to understand why they were fighting. As it turned out, among the members of the squad there are very different people, and their goals are also different. An attempt to present this diversity was the film “AK Territory”. - http://www.ntv.ru/novosti/575697

    When, to these perverts, they do not let another word pass, they block the oxygen ...
  23. Boris55
    Boris55 April 29 2013 19: 52
    +1
    Maybe off topic, but as they say I can’t be silent.
    Today the NTV channel will show another "masterpiece". A report from the scum of society leading the war against Syria, proudly called by them - the Majahideen fighting against the tanks of the regime only with machine guns ...
    I involuntarily had an association with the recent events in Chechnya. They also organized reports "from there". How they excitedly, enthusiastically talked about the "fighters" for the freedom and independence of Ichkeria ... When will these NTV employees of the CIA be cut off oxygen ...

  24. Circle
    Circle April 29 2013 20: 09
    +1
    Dushmans generally fucked up! 10 minutes ago in the tape. Something needs to be done with this.

    ----
    Russian passenger aircraft fired in the sky over Syria, the plane was not injured - Interfax

    Unidentified persons fired 2 surface-to-air missiles, they exploded in close proximity to the plane of the Russian airline

    The crew of the Russian aircraft managed to withdraw the airliner from missiles launched from it from Syria on time - Interfax

    On board were 200 tourists returning from Egypt; it is not known whether the shooters knew that the Russian plane was Interfax
  25. darksoul
    darksoul April 29 2013 20: 12
    0
    What kind of spree Americans in the Middle East have bred .... they would have done it under their nose ... most likely they did the same and the crisis in Europe provoked ... and now they get out of it .... the printing press must be taken from them or a dollar declared toilet paper
  26. skullcap
    skullcap April 29 2013 20: 26
    +3
    Shinzo Abe arrived in Russia yesterday with his first official visit in ten years.
    -------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------

    Honestly, this visit morally strained me. What claims from the parties
    s aggressor, an equal in his crimes of Nazi Nazism, can we talk?
    And what kind of connections "in the cultural, educational and other spheres" can we talk about with the Japanese, whose "culture" for several decades has organically included ritual cannibalism: eating the liver of dead enemies?
    What culture can we learn from yesterday's cannibals?
    But if (Chur me!) The issue of our islands can really be taken up for discussion, then this will already be a continuation of the shameful policy of surrendering national interests, which the well-known kukuriser has once led.
  27. Black
    Black April 29 2013 20: 53
    +2
    The CIA buys the location of the Afghan leader and his inner circle. Those, in turn, can negotiate with field commanders for money.

    Spirits will bust striped how to give a drink.

    The President stressed that if the use of chemical weapons by the Assad government in Syria is proven, this will significantly affect the current situation and change the "rules of the game."
    True, he noted that intelligence data can be called preliminary so far and it is necessary to collect more evidence. [
    / Color]

    From it, after all! How Striped has changed. They will seek evidence! Honestly and nobly.

    Under what conditions does the Belarusian leadership still expect to get “a couple of dozen aircraft”, it remains unclear.

    Old Man promised potatoes ... seed ... kilogram per kilogram ..
  28. APASUS
    APASUS April 29 2013 21: 14
    +8
    The death of a person during his stay in the pre-trial detention facility is an emergency incident, in which an official audit is being conducted. Such a check, thorough, immediate, was carried out after the death of the auditor of the British Hermitage Capital fund Sergei Magnitsky in a Moscow pre-trial detention center.

    So much has been written, so many broken copies around Magnitsky ... and at the same time. Those sentenced to death were hanged live in Kuwait.
    And not a single indignant voice, not a single article in the Western media.
  29. wax
    wax April 29 2013 22: 35
    +6
    The West has been and remains an incubator of fascism.
    1. fokino1980
      fokino1980 April 30 2013 22: 44
      0
      But that's for sure !!!
  30. Altor86
    Altor86 April 29 2013 23: 31
    +3
    As long as there is no normal army in Russia, no one will reckon with us. This is clear even to a student. And we can’t help anyone. His would protect. And those who will not participate in the war throw their hats. This is in my axiom. It’s easy to destroy everything, it’s difficult to restore it later.
  31. Oleg Rosskiyy
    Oleg Rosskiyy April 29 2013 23: 41
    +3
    The United States is moving to a new level in the world of show business for its snickering citizens, where the bad guys fed by the states themselves do not arrange virtual battles (atrocities), but real ones, with real victims among the civilian population, but good ("invincible") guys from the special forces - appointments in helmets, more reminiscent of a shell for hockey players, are inevitably and mercilessly destroyed (so that no one has time to interview suspects), forgetting about their main, American "mission" in the world, the protection of human rights. The new show has been launched, now the American taxpayers will have something to see, and for which it is not a pity to pay, and most importantly, they have the opportunity to participate in this new reality show themselves, but as someone, a victim or an executioner, they will hardly be given a choice, since the roles have already been assigned.