Author: The Saker

Julian Assange, Prometheus Bound: Pepe Escobar

Julian Assange, Prometheus Bound: Pepe Escobar via The Saker He is being punished not for stealing fire – but for exposing power under the light of truth and provoking the god of Exceptionalism.  Police ejecting Julian Assange from Ecuadorian embassy...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions at a news conference following an online meeting of the BRICS Foreign Ministers Council, Moscow, September 4, 2020

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions at a news conference following an online meeting of the BRICS Foreign Ministers Council, Moscow, September 4, 2020 from The Saker A full-format online meeting of the BRICS foreign ministers...

Vladimir Putin – Interview with Rossiya TV channel

Vladimir Putin – Interview with Rossiya TV channel from The Saker Vladimir Putin answered questions from VGTRK journalist and anchor of Vesti v Subbotu (News on Saturday) programme Sergei Brilyov. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/63951   Sergei Brilyov: Good afternoon, Mr President. Vladimir Putin:...

Statement by President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Russia’s proposal to convene meeting of heads of state of UN Security Council permanent members with participation of heads of Germany and Iran

Statement by President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Russia’s proposal to convene meeting of heads of state of UN Security Council permanent members with participation of heads of Germany and Iran from The Saker http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/63888 Debates around the Iranian issue within...

Putin and Russia are facing a very serious crisis in Belarus

Putin and Russia are facing a very serious crisis in Belarus by The Saker Some of my longtime readers might have noticed that I rarely (if ever!) wrote about Belarus or President Lukashenko.  As always with the blog, there always...

Who Profits from the Beirut Tragedy: Pepe Escobar

Who Profits from the Beirut Tragedy: Pepe Escobar via The Saker The narrative that the Beirut explosion was an exclusive consequence of negligence and corruption by the current Lebanese government is now set in stone, at least in the Atlanticist...

The Beirut sea-port explosion

The Beirut sea-port explosion by Ghassan Kadi for The Saker I have mourned Beirut time and time again, but with all the cities I have lived in, Beirut will always be my favourite. After all, how can I ever forget...