Russia’s Duma mulls legislative ban on businesses using Google ads

RT A senior lawmaker has said that Russia could ban its businesses from advertising through Google’s marketing systems in response to plans by the internet giant to de-rank Russian mass media in its search results. “We would like to meet and discuss all possible steps to protect Russian citizens from dangerous web content. If that’s…

Western media barked that Russia’s helping Syria would surely not work – Now all see it was a resounding success

Moon of Alabama Western media predicted that the Russian military campaign in Syria would end in ‘failure’. That – presumably – has been achieved. Now follows a push of diplomatic efforts to settle the war. In September 2015 the “west” prepared for an open military aggression on Syria. The purported aim was to fight ISIS and to…

America has no idea how many innocent people it’s killing in the Middle East – but it’s about 31 times more than it claims

by Andrew Buncombe The Independent Sixteen years after Bush Snr launched his so-called ‘war on terror’ an untold number of civilians have been killed by disease, illness and by the US and UK-led military campaign In February 2003, Elliott Abrams, a US official convicted of lying to Congress over the Iran-Contra affair but cleared by President George HW…

Disable location access? Google collects data from Android users anyway

RT Android phone users may turn off their location services settings, take out their SIM card or restore their device to factory settings, but Google still collects their location data, according to a new report. For the past 11 months, devices running on Android software have been sending “Cell ID codes,” which contain data on the addresses…

At the UNO – US inability to admit reality

by Thierry Meyssan Voltaire Network While Presidents Putin and Trump continue to make progress on the question of Syria, the United States senior civil servants in service at the UNO have locked into a round of arm-wrestling with Russia. Refusing to investigate a crime that they have already tried a priori, they provoked not one, but…

In the loop: Putin informed Trump of meeting with Assad in phone call focused on Syria

RT The Russian president’s recent meeting with his Syrian counterpart was one of the issues discussed on the phone by Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. Other matters talked about ranged from Ukraine to Afghanistan to Iran. Putin told Trump that Bashar Assad confirmed his commitment to political reforms in Syria, including constitutional amendments. Assad also supported…

FEAR EVIL LIKE FIRE!

St. John of Kronstadt Fear evil like fire. Don’t let it touch your heart even if it seems just or righteous. No matter what the circumstances, don’t let it come into you. Evil is always evil. Sometimes evil presents itself as an endeavor to God’s glory, or as something with good intentions towards your neighbor. Even in…

Rogue state: Declassified Israeli docs spell out 60-year-long strategy to ethnically cleanse Arabs

RT Israel has released declassified documents from after the Six Day War which reveal the government’s plans to starve Gaza and its controversial plans to deal with the Palestinians. The declassified documents were released on the Israel State Archives on Thursday and include hundreds of pages of minutes from cabinet meetings between August and December 1967, soon after the…