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US and EU failed to impose ‘pet president’ on Russia, says Duma speaker

By ethan / March 14, 2018

The speaker of the Russian lower house has said the West’s sanctions policy has been a response to Moscow’s increased competitiveness, and had crashed Western plans to put a “tame and obedient” president in the Kremlin. “It is completely obvious that Russia is a very inconvenient competitor for them in many spheres, and they try […]


US mediation on Israel-Lebanon offshore oil dispute reportedly failed

By ethan / February 23, 2018

The US mediation between Lebanon and Israel in a dispute over offshore oil and gas blocks and maritime borders has reportedly failed, Lebanese media reported on Wednesday. David Satterfield, Acting US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, has been shuttling between Israel and Lebanon trying to mediate the dispute, which took another turn […]


Failed pass turned 3-pointer almost overlooked by NBA referees (VIDEO)

By ethan / January 3, 2018

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 19:03 Edited time: 3 Jan, 2018 19:12 A failed pass by Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs, which somehow ended up the net of opposing New York Knicks in an NBA match Tuesday, has caused confusion on the court as the referees initially overlooked the effort. Ginobili attempted an […]


West failed Syria and left ‘pitch wide open for Russia’ claims Boris Johnson

By ethan / December 8, 2017

The West failed Syria and left “the pitch wide open for Russia,” says UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. “We set the red lines … and then we did nothing about it,” he commented in London on Thursday, criticizing Western “aloofness.” Johnson admitted the West had set out red lines for intervention in Syria and then […]


Iconic US stadium survives failed controlled demolition (VIDEOS)

By ethan / December 3, 2017

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 17:56 Sunday was supposed to be the day that Detroit’s iconic Pontiac Silverdome closed its doors for the last time, as demolition crews moved in for the kill. The stadium, however, had other ideas. Demolition experts planned to flatten the arena on Sunday morning, with a powerful blast designed to […]


‘No chemistry’: Obama & Clinton tried and failed to make friends with Putin, Trump says

By ethan / November 11, 2017

Donald Trump has branded the ‘Russian election meddling’ rhetoric a “Democratic hit job,” saying, that both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton just “didn’t have the chemistry” to build good relations with Vladimir Putin, because, you know, “there is a talent to that.” Following three brief encounters between the Russian and US presidents on the grounds […]

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