The President of the Academy of military Sciences of Russia: During the Second World war fought against us the whole of Europe

Western powers, like Hitler, was the aim of the destruction of the USSR. This was announced on 12 November at a conference in Moscow the President of the Academy of military Sciences, army General Makhmut Gareev, the correspondent of IA REGNUM news. "They wanted to either stay away, or to unite with Hitler against the Soviet Union. Suffice it to recall the words of Harry Truman, who said: "If the USSR starts to beat Germany, we should help Germany, and if we win Germany will start, we need to help the USSR. In any case, as long as the Russians and the Germans as many killed each other," Gareev said."During the war fought against us all Europe", - said the General. "Three hundred and fifty million people, regardless of whether they fought with weapons in their hands, or standing at the machine, doing one thing. Читать полностью -->

The idea of Medvedev was not in NATO

Alexander ArtemevFirst with the end of the war with Georgia official meeting in the framework of the Council Russia - NATO suddenly appeared on the verge of collapse. Moscow has announced that her proposal was sabotaged by a group of countries led by Canada. In Brussels the Gazette assured that preparations for the Ministerial meeting is in working order.A meeting of the Council Russia - NATO Council (NRC), to be held on Friday in Brussels, instead of signing documents, pereoformlyali Moscow's relations with the military unit, may end in nothing. A number of countries for formal reasons blocked the agreement submitted by the Russian delegation of draft documents, announced Tuesday at the urgently convened press conference, Russia's envoy to NATO Dmitry Rogozin.Canada refused to support the Russian-proposed programme of cooperation between Moscow and the military unit the 2010 amendments to the documents that define the structure of the NRC, and the draft Ministerial instructions to the ambassadors to begin work on a joint assessment of threats in the Euro-Atlantic space. The stumbling block was the formulation of goals of the Russian-NATO cooperation in the Russian version.In documents prepared for the Moscow meeting, the main task was called "improving the system of European security. "That's our main goal, which European partners and was proposed by President Dmitry Medvedev's draft European security Treaty," - said "the Newspaper" Rogozin. Читать полностью -->

The control of the missionary work: a necessary measure or a return to totalitarianism?

In Moscow held a round table on amendments to the law "On freedom of conscience..." and the code of administrative offences of the Russian Federation on missionary workAlexander Khramov,Discussion about the mission, organized by the "Russian journal" together with the magazine "Religious studies", was held at the round table, December 11, 2009 at the Russian Institute. The reason for this discussion was the amendments to the law "On freedom of conscience and on religious associations" and the Code on administrative offences of the Russian Federation, developed by the Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation. The basic meaning of the upcoming amendments - tightening control over religious life in Russia, in particular, regulation of the order of missionary activity. If the amendments are adopted, it is possible to engage in religious preaching will only representatives of registered religious groups and organizations, previously having issued the power of attorney. In addition, the bill prohibits missionary work among minors without the consent of their parents.Discussion led by Alexander Pavlov ("Russian journal") and Pavel Kostylev (magazine "Religious studies"). Kostylev has formulated the main question that were asked the audience: "Should a missionary, seeking the ultimate Truth, remain today the same as it always was, what he was like in the middle Ages, or in the conditions of modern society, its status should change?", in particular, under the influence of appropriate public policies in this matter.Religious Ekaterina Elbakyan spoke strongly against the possible intervention of the state in sectarian Affairs. Читать полностью -->

Five areas of development

Dmitry Medvedev urged to modernize Russia on the basis of democracy and named the main points of your strategyAs you know, the proposals made by the President in his address to the Federal Assembly, very quickly become laws. Among the proposals that Dmitry Medvedev announced on Thursday, the overall modernization of the economy, increase of pensions, the development of pharmaceutical market, the transition to digital television, the construction of nuclear reactors of new generation and the reduction of time zones. In addition, a bad word was mentioned of the Corporation, and to inefficient enterprises the promised withdrawal from the market.Unlike his predecessor and current Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who met with parliamentarians in the marble hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace, Dmitry Medvedev chose to read the Epistles of St George's hall of the main residence."In the twenty-first century, our country once again needs to undergo comprehensive modernisation, and this will be our first ever experience of modernisation based on the values and institutions of democracy". . . . Читать полностью -->

Shot in a mission project of the Church

Exacerbation of religious hatred will grow as the clericalization of RussiaMelnikov L. A.Today will be the burial of a priest Daniil Sysoev, who died from the shots of an unknown assassin on Thursday evening. Since the assassination a few days there were a lot of opinions and comments about the tragedy. After the first, emotional, replicas appeared the statements of religious leaders and politicians, which clearly reads that this tragedy very different forces would like to take advantage of.The Council of Muftis of Russia asked not to link the murder of a priest with Muslims. The Deputy of the state Duma Vera Lekarev called on the government to tighten measures against new religious movements, in the sense of the word "sects". Zhirinovsky decided that this murder was a reaction to the recent decision to abolish the death penalty the constitutional court.Naturally, spoke about the murder of a priest and Patriarch Kirill. Читать полностью -->

Ukraine Russia does not need

Only 14% of Russians would like Association with Ukraine, find sociologists. On the contrary, even after closing the gas pipe our neighbors continue to have a positive attitude to Russia.The majority of Russians (51%) and Ukrainians (68%) do not want the visa regime and closed borders, found the "Levada-center poll. However, a third of respondents in Russia (29%) still felt that "Russia's relations with Ukraine should be the same as with other States - with closed borders, visas and customs". Among the inhabitants of Ukraine, this opinion is shared by only 8%.Differ somewhat similar results of a survey conducted by the centre for social studies "Sofia" in Ukraine in early February. The survey "Sofia" showed that 63.9 percent of Ukrainians don't want no visas or customs. However, two times more than according to "Levada-center", 19% of Ukrainian respondents felt that relations between Ukraine and Russia should be the same as with other States, with border controls and visas. Читать полностью -->

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