The disgrace that was the Biden press conference

President Biden called on 10 reporters to answer 30-some questions during his long-awaited first formal press conference on Thursday. But the hour-plus event was a disgrace for some in the press and a dubious performance by the president. The questions for the president were meek and vague, failing to extract any specific information about policies or solutions to the […]

Silicon Valley’s Stripe valued at $95bn after fundraising

Figure makes digital payments firm the most valuable private business to come out of US tech hub The digital payments firm Stripe has been valued at $95bn (£68m) after a funding round that makes the company the most valuable private business to come out of Silicon Valley. The company, which is dual-headquartered in San Francisco and Dublin, raised […]

Handelsblatt spearheads Russian propaganda in Germany

On March 18, Germany’s Handelsblatt published on its website an article entitled “Shadows of Nord Stream 2: Significant Opportunities for Ukraine.” The piece claims U.S.-German negotiations are allegedly under way to ensure increased assistance to Ukraine on the part of Berlin in exchange for the U.S. ceasing efforts to block completion of Russia’s Nord Stream […]

Another “super-win” for Russia’s “super-vaccine” Sputnik-V!

Chairman of the Standing Vaccination Commission (Stiko) at the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, Thomas Mertens, has referred to the Russian Sputnik-V vaccine as a good one, suggesting that it should be approved for use in the EU. Russian media are extatic over what they present is yet another confession! But, I’m just wondering, has […]

MI5 Bolsters Security Amid Claims Kremlin is Showing ‘Active Interest’ in ‘Targeted’ Russians in UK

The British government and intelligence agencies were earlier accused of having failed to conduct a proper assessment of the Kremlin’s alleged attempts to interfere in “democratic processes” and the 2016 Brexit referendum in the Russia report, released last year by the UK parliament’s intelligence and security committee. MI5 has been boosting security protection offered to […]

MAKING MOUNTAINS WITHOUT MOLEHILLS

Disinformation is a fancy word for lying. Lying has an emotional element to it; disinformation lacks moral connotations; the concept is dry and matter-of-fact. Still – disinformation is actually just lying, deception, manipulation. EUvsDisinfo uses a definition on disinformation(opens in a new tab) as statements, verifiably false and intended to harm. This week, we can demonstrate in detail the […]

Turkey Expresses Readiness to Deliver Gas from Turkmenistan to Europe

The Turkish foreign minister has expressed his country’s readiness to deliver Turkmen gas to Turkey and Europe. “We are ready to do everything that depends on us in order to deliver gas from Turkmenistan to Turkey and further to Europe,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told his Turkmen counterpart Rashid Meredov at a joint press […]

Nord Stream 2 construction may result in major environmental disaster

Russia has delivered the atropine antidote to the pipelaying vessel engaged in completing the project. The Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine on Monday, March 1, revealed in its report that workers and crew members at the ships involved in the laying the Nord Stream 2 gas pipe, were supplied with stocks of a peculiar drug […]