BLIND SWIMMER IN COLD WATER FOR WOMAN
The data about the swimmer will be sent to Guinness Book: Valentin Zlobin performed a marathon swimming race in the ice-cold water. Zlobin is blind, he lost his sight due to an injury 30 years ago
IRINA PETRENKO: UKRAINE’S LATE APOLOGIES
Ukraine admitted that a missile S-200 could hit the Russian passenger airliner that was following the route from Tel Aviv to Novosibirsk. The head of the anti-missile defense troops admitted that the unpremeditated destruction of Tu-154 plane was a tragic accident
MILITARY ACTIONS IN AFGHANISTAN ENTERED THE NEW STAGE
The number of casualties from the U.S. strike in Afghanistan reached 200 people. The American planes drop cluster bombs on the heads of the Talibs. There can be different opinions and points of view pertaining to that operation of “retribution,” but soon there will be nothing to bomb
RUSLAN KHASBULATOV: GREAT AMERICAN TRAGEDY AND WHAT THE WORLD HAS TO DO TO AVOID THE DEATH OF CIVILIZATION. PART II
The world today is like a ship with a big hole in the hull. The world balance has been broken – this process was developing during the entire 20th century and was accelerated during the time of the global contradiction between the 2 superpowers
JOHN DONNA: SEPTEMBER 11, 2001. WORLD WAR III. NOT SINCE THE 1940S HAS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONG BEEN SO CLEAR AND THE NEED TO DEFEND FREEDOM SO GREAT
September 11, 2001. World War III. Not since the 1940s has the difference between right and wrong been so clear and the need to defend freedom so great.
J. DAVID GALLAND: CLUELESS IN THE BALKANS
Why, and how did NATO, formed after World War II to thwart the spread of Communism into the Western World, become so entrenched in the Balkans? Initially, moral justifications drew the West into the Balkans.
YVONNE WANG CHINA’S POLICY TOWARD AFGHANISTAN: END THIS WAR SOON!
In one of his recent interviews, Prof. Chomsky criticized severely the US intellectuals of their total ignorance of the problems in the Middle East. Equally ignorant are they of China, though many of them readily claim themselves to be “experts on the subject matter”. The cause of such ignorance, I believe, is their inherent academic blindness, non-intellectualness, unwillingness to learn, and arrogance.
ERNESTO CIENFUEGOS: ZIONIST TERRORISTS ARRESTED INSIDE MEXICAN CONGRESS
We were alerted this morning by a subscriber from Mexico that two Israelis were arrested Wednesday inside the Palacio Legislativo de San Lázaro (Mexican Congress) in Mexico City. Both were armed with 9 mm automatics and one was carrying a military hand grenade, electrical wiring and other bomb related materials. The Israeli Embassy at Sierra Madre 2155, colonia Lomas de Chapultepec has close its doors to the Mexican Press and are refusing to talk. The incident has been independently verified by La Voz de Aztlan through Mexican diplomatic, press and other sources in Mexico City.
UKRAINE SURE TU-154 AIRLINER CRASH WILL NOT AFFECT RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA
The Secretary of Ukraine’s Council for National Security and Defense, Yevgeny Marchuk, said in the interview to Russia’s leading media outlets that the high level of confidence between Russia and Ukraine, the tragedy, which took place October 4th with the Russian airliner Tu-154, will not have a negative effect on the relations between the two countries
ANATOLI BARANOV: OUSTING RUSSIA FROM THE CIS
A sudden change of the situation in the unrecognized republic of Abkhazia coincides with the beginning of the military action in Afghanistan – many analysts have already noticed this strange coincidence. Why did it happen now?
TALIBAN PREVENT FOOD FROM REACHING TARGET
One food convoy stopped, another allowed to pass. A split in the Taliban ranks?
The main Albanian political parties have a single objective for Kosovo after the elections on November 17th – independence.
CHEMICAL ATTACK PLANNED FOR FRANCE
The Italian anti-terrorist police foiled a plan to test a toxic chemical in France this week.
AFGHANISTAN: 6-MONTH OPERATION
The Joint Chief of Staff of the British Armed Forces has declared that the military operation in Afghanistan may last at least until the Summer of 2002.
AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT IN QUOTES
“We are fighting on all fronts” (George Bush)
“Allah will take revenge for us. If they bomb us, God will probably bomb them” (Mohammed Zahir, resident of the village of Qala-e-Chaman, near Kabul)
SENSATION: PUTIN YIELDS UP ABKHAZIA
Vladimir Putin expressed his point of view on the events that are currently taking place in the unrecognized republic of Abkhazia. Putin’s viewpoint surely contained the state's position on the issue. The speech was sensational!
SERGEI BORISOV: THE NEW EMIGRATORY POLICY OF THE WEST
There were few doubts that acts of terrorism in the USA would make the governments of many countries re-consider their attitude towards the emigration process. However, the organization International Amnesty called the measures, that are currently being taken, “draconian.”
IT WOULD BE FUNNY, IF IT WOULDN’T BE THAT SAD
It is early to talk about the clear perspective of how the American operation will be developing in Afghanistan. This was said by NATO top official in Brussels, Friday (the official accompanied NATO’s Secretary-General George Robertson during the trip to Canada and USA October 8-11)
WAR: GEORGIA ON ITS WAY INTO ABKHAZIA
The country is officially dispatching 700 military men over to the Georgian-Abkhazian border. Simultaneously, the Georgian parliament voted for withdrawal of the Russian peacemakers from Abkhazia
SHIMON PERES: RUSSIA SHOULD JOIN NATO
The expansion of the North Atlantic Alliance to the East should be started with those countries, which took the side of the USA and Europe in the struggle against terrorism. These countries are Russia, India, China and Japan,” - Israeli Foreign Minister stated
ANDREY KRUSHINSKY: CHINA’S REPROACH TO AMERICA
China regrets the civilian casualties of the U.S. and British air strikes against Afghanistan, said Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Sun Yuxi Thursday
STATE COMMISSION: TU-154 WAS DOWNED. FILE CLOSED?
The chairman of the state commission for investigating the reasons of the Russian Tu-154 plane crash (Sibir airlines), the Secretary of the Russian Security Council Vladimir Rushaylo announced the preliminary results of the commission’s investigation
ANATOLI BARANOV: 21ST CENTURY WAR FOR THE GREAT SILK WAY
The US and Great Britain’s activities in Mid Asia more and more look like a planned strategy action, in which the 11 September tragedy and the new Afghan war are just temporary attendant circumstances, historical coincidences emphasizing the main sense of what is happening.
AFGHANS BURN DOWN AMERICAN FOOD SETS
Inhabitants of Afghan provinces Vardak and Gazani, which are not far from Afghan capital, have burned down food sets dropped by US pilots. This was reported from Peshavar, Western Pakistan.
NEBOJSA MALIC: THE ARROGANCE OF POWER
As American and British missiles obliterate what little there is left of Afghanistan much the same way as they pounded Serbia thirty months ago, US media gleefully announce the revenge phase of "America’s New War" against world terrorism. Yet halfway around the world, between Kabul and Washington DC, a massive body of evidence testifies that this war is the same old one, and that all terrorism is definitely not on its target list.
BUSH GIVES “ONE MORE CHANCE” TO TALIBS
The US are ready to stop bombing Afghanistan. This was declared by George Bush at the first since the operation started press-conference. “We are ready to give one more chance to Talibs”, the president announced, “if today they give over masterminds of the terrorist acts in the US, including bin Laden and his people”.
OSAMA BIN LADEN – REAL LEADER OF THE TALEBAN
Osama bin Laden – real leader of the Talebanyears bin Laden granted to the Taleban over 100 million dollars.
JUSTIN RAIMONDO: THE SAUDI CONNECTION
NEVER MIND IRAQ - WHAT ABOUT THE SAUDIS?
The campaign to link Iraq to the 9/11 attack, never all that convincing to begin with, reached new heights of implausibility with Bill Buckley weighing in on the subject. Alas, the former enfant terrible of the conservative movement – and the hero of my youth – has certainly seen better days. His prose – once airborne and witty – is now leaden and without logic, and his latest column merely confirms the prognosis: terminal senility has set in. Buckley takes Robert Novak to task for not only pooh-poohing the idea that Iraq is really behind the 9/11 massacre but also for daring to question the a priori assumption now demanded of all "movement" conservatives: that we must make Israel's enemies our own.
YULIA BARKOVSKAYA: TERMS OF DOCKING KURSK POSTPONED AGAIN
Kursk lifting operation has been completed. This was stated on Wednesday by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Though, is this statement not too premature? The spokesman for the Northern Fleet, captain Vladimir Novrotski reported to RIA ‘Novosi’ the submarine had been separated from sea bottom on Monday, at 3.55 (Moscow Time).
HUMANITARIAN CATASTROPHE HIDDEN BEHIND VEIL OF AFGHANISTAN
Afghanistan, impenetrable as the burqah which shields the faces of its womenfolk, is hiding a potential humanitarian catastrophe of gargantuan proportions.