Russian military and Mozambique (gas)

  The secretive Kremlin-linked group is growing in scope and ambition, winning contracts normally reserved for local security firms. Many believe it is not up to the job. * They were recently in South Africa as well. Russia in Africa – BRICS – Mozambique (Cabo Delgado) Saipem-led joint venture awarded Anadarko’s gas project in Mozambique… Continue reading Russian military and Mozambique (gas)

Russian – Turkish – Kurdish – Syria (Sochi “Agreement”)

Tydens samesprekings in Sochi het die Russiese president Vladimir Poetin en sy Turkse eweknie Recep Tayyip Erdogan op 17 Oktober 2019 'n ooreenkoms gesluit oor die lot van noord-Sirië om 'n nuwe status quo in die streek te skep.  Was die "ooreenkoms" slegs om die Koerde hieruit te kry sodat die Turke daar oor kon… Continue reading Russian – Turkish – Kurdish – Syria (Sochi “Agreement”)

Turkey – USA (Russia)

It was confirmed by Turkey representatives, they have received a sophisticated Russian surface-to-air missile system, defying U.S. threats for more than a year that purchasing the S-400s would result in harsh retaliation against the fellow NATO ally. Photo - A Russian plane carrying the first batch of equipment for S-400 missile defense systems arrives at… Continue reading Turkey – USA (Russia)

Putin: ‘State Of The Nation’

  February 2019 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Members of the Federation Council, State Duma deputies, citizens of Russia,   Today’s Address is primarily devoted to matters of domestic social and economic development. I would like to focus on the objectives set forth in the May 2018 Executive Order and detailed in the national projects. Their content… Continue reading Putin: ‘State Of The Nation’

Russia – Moscow (protests) July 2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police rounded up more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent years against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin’s tight grip on power. * Euronews correspondent Galina Polonskaya takes us to the heart of a demonstration in Moscow today calling for… Continue reading Russia – Moscow (protests) July 2019

G20 Summit – Japan – Ramaphosa

  The G20 is a forum that is used to discuss policies surrounding international financial stability. The forum was originally formed in 1999. The G20 is made up of a group of nations with the most advanced and emergency economies in the world. These countries make up about 85% of global GDP, over 75% of… Continue reading G20 Summit – Japan – Ramaphosa