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The Saker Reviews: Putin’s Praetorians: Confessions of the Top Kremlin Trolls by Phil Butler

30.11.2017

Last April I got an email from an American expat in Russia, Phil Butler, asking me whether I would be interested in contributing a short biography for an upcoming book entitled “Putin’s Praetorians: Confessions of the Top Kremlin Trolls”.  Phil described the future book as a collection of bios from some of the most “notorious” Kremlin-fanboys and, of course, I immediate liked the idea.  At the very least, this was going to be fun, so I agreed and soon sent Phil a short description of how I, a “White Russian”, ended up being a self-confessed and categorically unapologetic “Putin groupie”.  Then I more or less forgot about all this and resumed my normal work.  Three months later Phil emailed me again with a draft version of the book and asked me to check it out.  I took a look and …

THE ALLIANCE BETWEEN CHINA AND ZIONISM

29.11.2017

The Zionist state’s relationship with China is something that has come to public attention with a new Chinese documentary on Israel, although the relationship between Communist China and Israel is of long and strategic duration.

AN EPISTEMOLOGICAL CRITICISM: THE LACK OF PROOF FOR MAN-MADE CLIMATE CHANGE

28.11.2017

On the 17th of November in Bonn, the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23) finally concluded, with 20,000 participants from all over the world, accompanied by a substantial contingent of journalists. [1] This conference continued the process of the Paris climate agreement, one of the largest state control projects in human history. From 2020 onwards, ‘industrial countries’ are expected to provide an annual sum of $100 billion U.S. dollars to restructure the world’s energy supply. This money will also be used to ‘eliminate any damage caused by climate change’. Much of this cash is expected to flow into private sector investment within developing countries, with only a relatively small proportion going to the public sector for the ‘already necessary remedy of climate-related damage’.

Germany in political crisis

22.11.2017

The negotiations between the CDU / CSU bloc, the free democrats (FDP) and the "green" on the creation of the new government of the Federal Republic of Germany collapsed naturally in Berlin.The upcoming early elections are expected to have an u