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US believes Putin wants to restore Soviet Union – Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that Russia is eyeing restoration of the Soviet Union, which is, in his opinion, “unacceptable” and should be addressed. He offered no evidence to support his assertion. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that Russia is eyeing restoration of the …

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Did White House want to preserve the Soviet Union?

On December 25, 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as leader of the Soviet Union in a televised address, declaring the state itself to be dissolved, his office extinct, and all its powers conferred to Russian President Boris Yeltsin. Within minutes of his tectonic oratory’s conclusion, the Soviet hammer and sickle was …

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The plot to kill off the Soviet Union

On December 7, 1991, three decades ago this week, the heads of Soviet republics of Russia, Ukraine, and Belorussia (nowadays Belarus) – Boris Yeltsin, Leonid Kravchuk, and Stanislav Shushkevich – met at a hunting resort in the Belorussian forest of Belavezha. There they signed an accord, effectively dissolving the USSR. …

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‘Soviet Union’ could invade Ukraine, Pentagon chief claims

Speaking on Thursday during a visit to South Korea, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin demanded Moscow pull back its military from its Ukrainian frontier or face the hardest round of sanctions ever imposed. When asked about which form the embargoes will take, he said that the “best methods” will be …

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FBI raids NYPD sergeants’ union office and home of controversial leader Ed Mullins regarding ‘ongoing investigation’

Authorities descended on the lower Manhattan offices of the country’s fifth-largest police union, whose membership consists of about 13,000 active and retired police sergeants, on Tuesday morning, FBI spokesman Martin Feely confirmed. Eight agents were seen leaving the Worth Street building, two carrying open boxes whose contents included documents, a …

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