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Russian sports doping scandal looking like an illusion?

Image credit: Russiangate – DOPING SCANDALS IN RUSSIAN SPORTS There is often a difference, sometimes a big difference between public perception, even media reports, and the facts. Recent news from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) illustrate this for sport. The belief that … Continue reading

Whose who in the Russiagate affair – an infographic

The Epoch Times recently published a very useful infographic for anyone interested in following the “Russian interference/collusion” story which US politicians are currently obsessed with. It is in the article Fusion GPS and the ‘Insurance Policy’ to Prevent Trump From Becoming … Continue reading

Is “Russiagate” another deception like Iraqi WMDs?

Iraq: A Deadly Deception – strong parallels with current “Russiagate” affair The alleged Russian collusion/interference investigations lumber on. Despite the media spin and intelligence leaks nothing of substance has yet been unearthed. Nothing to verify the claims originally made by … Continue reading

Yet another way Russia is undermining our society

OK – must stress this is satire. Too many people seem to have adopted the slogan “Question Less” in their approach to the news media, particularly on reports. like this one. Don’t want anyone to go away with the wrong … Continue reading

Many Syrians see Russians as saviours

One gets the impression from our news media that those horrible Russians (or perhaps just the demon Putin) are unjustly bombing Syria, killing its citizens and causing all those refugees to flee to Europe. Of course, that is “too bad … Continue reading

The Russian meteor – what we know

Here is a nice infogram summarising information on the meteor which exploded over the Urals, in Russia, last Friday. Click twice to enlarge. Credit – UK Telegraph: Meteor5.png . But talk about a cosmic coincidence. here we were looking in … Continue reading

Magical World Cup Gala Concert

I have attended several concerts in public squares during European summers and always enjoyed them. Great atmosphere. But thanks to international broadcasting and modern smartphones I woke up this morning to this concert and it was magical. Red square on the … Continue reading

Another shonky OPCW chemical incident report on Syria

Collection of samples from the site of an alleged chemical attack in Saraqib, Syria, by a White Helmets “sample collection team” affiliated with “rebels”/terrorists in the area.  OPCW Report on Saraqib incident. Last week the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons … Continue reading

Mainstream media-political alliance gets vindictive

Hala Jaber, highly Respected Middle East correspondent and author of  The Flying Carpet of Small Miracles: A Woman’s Fight to Save Two Orphans.” Image Credit: Goodreads. Several things have come together in the last few months – centred around news about … Continue reading

Novichock – a marketing ploy?

A new line of sunflower oil on Russian supermarket shelves. Image credit: Marcel Sardo‏ @marcelsardo I came across this on twitter – a new line of sunflower oil launched on the Russian market. The labels claim the product is conducive to a … Continue reading