Prophecy in today's headlines

Russia Pushes For New World Economic Order

Russia will help lead efforts to recast the global economic hierarchy as the world emerges from the financial crisis, President Dmitry Medvedev said. “We really live at a unique time, and we should use it to build a modern, prosperous and strong Russia, a Russia that will be a co-founder of the new world economic […]

Russia Warns United States Against Attacking Iran

The chief of Russia’s General Staff, Nikolai Makarov, has warned the US against striking Iran over the country’s nuclear program.”The consequences, I believe, would be dreadful for Iran, as well as Russia, the entire Asia-Pacific community,” Makarov said on Wednesday. The Russian military chief further suggested that the United States might turn its military attention […]

Official: Cuba, Venezuela May Host Russian Strategic Bombers

A Russian Air Force chief said Saturday that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has offered an island as a temporary base for strategic Russian bombers, the Interfax news agency reported. The chief of staff of Russia’s long range aviation, Maj. Gen. Anatoly Zhikharev, also said Cuba could be used to base the aircraft, Interfax reported. The […]

Is Russia Biggest Risk To US Security

While all eyes are on the Gaza crisis, the major threat that Russia poses to U.S. security is being overlooked. Neither the outgoing nor the incoming administrations have effectively addressed the Russia problem. And with President-elect Barack Obama only weeks away from taking office, he must remember Joe Biden’s warning that the incoming president will […]

Russia Plans To Station Warships Around The World

Russia’s military leaders approved a plan by the navy on Sunday to station warships permanently in friendly ports across the globe. Underfunded since the 1991 break up of the Soviet Union, the Russian navy has been reasserting itself over the last year by chasing Somali pirates around the coast of east Africa and steaming across […]

Russia Uses It’s Most Effective Weapon – Gas Monopoly

Cold War Redux is off to an early start this year. Gazprom, Russia’s state within a state natural gas monopoly, shut the taps to Ukraine this morning after talks broke down over 2009 delivery prices. When Russia cut supplies to Ukraine two years ago in a similar pricing dispute, it caused tremendous consternation in European […]

Don’t Destabilize Russia, Putin Warns Foes

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned Russia’s foes on Friday against trying to destabilize a country facing broadening economic crisis, Russian news agencies reported. Putin did not specify who might pose a threat to Russia’s stability. But in the past, he has often blamed Western security services of trying to destabilize the country using opposition groups […]

Putin May Return To Power

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev could resign from his post in 2009 to pave the way for Vladimir Putin to return to the Kremlin, Vedomosti newspaper reported on Thursday, citing an unidentified source close to the Kremlin. Medvedev Wednesday proposed increasing the presidential term to six years from four years, a step the newspaper said was […]