Estonia – Independence

Jaan Poska: “Today is the most important day of the past 700 years for Estonia, because today, for the first time, Estonia alone will determine the future fate of its people.” Elke volk het die reg om hulself te regeer in gebiede wat hulle sin is.   Estonia is daardie onafhanklikheid gegun as volk om oor… Continue reading Estonia – Independence

Siberië – Siberia

Dit is vrieskoud in die hartjie van sneeuwitjieland -  verby leeukoud.   Die koue beheer alles en selfs die koue bepaal opvoeding vir kinders, wat soms ver loop na bus of skool.  Primitiewe lewensverhale en oorlewing in die ongenaakbare koue maande van net sneeu.  In Oymyakon, the cold controls everything. The town is located in eastern… Continue reading Siberië – Siberia

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”)

Russia in Africa – Summit October 2019

BRICS ....  Moet ons begin bekommerd raak of wees oor die Russiese "teenwoordigheid" of is dit minerale wat die Russe na SA en die res van Afrika trek?     Rusland is ook in Mosambiek betrokke by die noordelikste provinsie waar daar groot neerslae van gas is.   Te verstane as daar gekyk word hoe daar na… Continue reading Russia in Africa – Summit October 2019

Russia in Africa – BRICS – Mozambique (Cabo Delgado)

Russian mercenaries and military hardware have arrived in Mozambique to help the government fight jihadists in the latest example of an African country turning to Moscow for help.   The contingent of about 200 soldiers, including elite troops, three attack helicopters and crew in the southern African state reflects the Kremlin’s increased influence on the continent. … Continue reading Russia in Africa – BRICS – Mozambique (Cabo Delgado)

Russia – Sorm 1-2-3

  What is the issue? A Russian security researcher named Leonid Evdokimov uncovered that SORM hardware equipment used by Russian law enforcement authorities to intercept internet traffic had been exposing surveillance data of hundreds of Russians.   A Russian security researcher uncovered 30 SORM devices installed on the network of 20 Russian ISPs that were… Continue reading Russia – Sorm 1-2-3

Russia – SORM-1, SORM-2 and SORM-3

Reference Note on Russian Communications Surveillance - 2018.  James Andrew Lewis is a senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Before joining CSIS, he worked at the Departments of State and Commerce as a Foreign Service officer and as a member of the Senior Executive Service. Senior Vice President and… Continue reading Russia – SORM-1, SORM-2 and SORM-3

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 – SORM1-2-3 surveillance . . . (privacy)

  The Russian law and surveillance system SORM is becoming more and more frequently used. In fact several “-stan-countries”, eastern Europe and Asian countries have more or less copied the Russian law and system, implementing it into their own laws and regulations. According to statistics published by a NGO on the Russian Supreme Court, the number… Continue reading Russia – SORM1-2-3 surveillance . . . (privacy)

Russia – SORM surveillance . . 123

  2012 - 2014 - The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree that will extend the use of SORM-2 to social network surveillance.    It’s known that the Russian Government is applying a strict surveillance on the Internet within the country, the Kremlin has developed a system code named “SORM-2” to monitor Russian citizens. The… Continue reading Russia – SORM surveillance . . 123

East Africa – Africa Migrations

Die "migrasie" na ander lande word hier amptelik aangeteken, maar die wat "onwettig" deurgaan word nes in Suid-Afrika nie rekord van gehou nie.  By ons, meer as dubbeld as wat ons burgers is in die land - almal soek gratis behuising, medies, dienste, skole, toelaes - 'n hele maatskaplike kontinent wat gedeeltes hier kom afpak.… Continue reading East Africa – Africa Migrations

Libya – a drone

Confidential document notes that suspected BA-7 missile is only in use in the UAE, China and Kazakhstan.    United Nations sanctions monitors are investigating the likely use of an armed drone by eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) forces, or a supporting "third party", in an attack last month on troops affiliated with Libya's internationally recognised government,… Continue reading Libya – a drone

Putin lists nuclear targets in U.S.

  February 2019 Russian state television has listed U.S. military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike, and said that a hypersonic missile Russia is developing would be able to hit them in less than five minutes. The targets included the Pentagon and the presidential retreat in Camp David, Maryland.… Continue reading Putin lists nuclear targets in U.S.

Rustelose volk se geskiedkundige erfenis

Restless  - Tans is ons konserwatiewe Afrikaner en Boere (blankes) 'n rustelose, moontlik swerwende volk, maar met 'n volwaardige geskiedenis en erfenis, wat niemand van ons kan wegneem nie en om op trots te wees.  Trots in die sin, dat ons voorouers nie bang was vir 'n alles oorheersende Engelse mag nie.  Trots in die… Continue reading Rustelose volk se geskiedkundige erfenis

Grond en mag China-US-Rusland – Afrika

Soek China regtig die hele Afrika as hulle reeds baie begin ingepalm het vir "slegte skuld" -  dit wil so voorkom, maar dalk 'n ander slang in die gras.  Verseker benodig China meer grond vir sy behoeftes aan soja, want 'n land met so baie inwoners ekstra grond en MAG - die minerale is sommer… Continue reading Grond en mag China-US-Rusland – Afrika