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by Alex Eastwood-Williams · 05/11/2017 8pm
The new government is facing what the New Zealand Herald have described as its "first international crisis", after European Union ambassador Bernard Savage condemned the government's plans to reopen trade negotiations with Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. Quoth the article, At a briefing on Tuesday ...
Syrian SU-22 shot down by US led forces
by Owen LLewellyn · 21/06/2017 9pm
Sunday, a Navy F-18 Hornet shot down a Syrian air force jet, an act of war against a nation with which Congress has never declared or authorized a war.
Russian Central Bank announces alternative to SWIFT system ready
by Owen LLewellyn · 21/04/2017 8am
In 2014/5 some western politicians started calling for Russia to be disconnected from the SWIFT system for inter-bank transfers. Russia responded by putting in place plans to set up their own version of SWIFT.
USA Russia
by Owen LLewellyn · 20/02/2017 10am
"Never mind what they say, watch what they do." It's an old adage, and like most old adages helps us better understand the world around us. The relationship between the United States and Russia is one of the most important on the international stage. Several times in his election campaign Donald ...