Is the EU a deliberate target of the migrants crisis ?


The debate is opened, since a while, over the surge, during 2015 and after, in the number of migrants arriving specially from Syria to Europe in the context of a terrible civil war, started 5 years earlier, in which some European and Western powers have been militarily involved. Rumours have spread concerning a scheme behind this … Continue reading Is the EU a deliberate target of the migrants crisis ?

A Russian competitor to the American convertiplane V22 Osprey on the international defence market ?


According to this article that I reblog from BelTa, following a news from the Russian Agency TASS, the Russian design bureau VR-Technologies, part of the company Russian Helicopters, which is also under the direction of Rostec Corporation, a Russian State Corporation, developed a unique model and put it in test flights in 2015. No date of commercialisation is … Continue reading A Russian competitor to the American convertiplane V22 Osprey on the international defence market ?

A new reference to keep the European Foreign Policy under scrutiny


Comment on the release of the 2016 edition of the European Foreign Policy Scorecard, a publication of the European Council on Foreign Policy "Welcome to the ECFR Scorecard 2016. The European Foreign Policy Scorecard is an innovative project that provides a systematic annual assessment of Europe’s performance in dealing with the rest of the world." … Continue reading A new reference to keep the European Foreign Policy under scrutiny

Nuclear incident in the Arctic Region now explained and officially assigned a 0 on the INES : temporary Reactor shutdown at Kola (Federation of Russia)


I reblog this information originally from the Barents Observer : the water-cooled Reactor No. 4 developing a capacity of 411 MgW automatically disconnected from the Russian electric grid Tuesday morning at the Kola Nuclear Power Plant (KAES in Russian) situated in the Region of Murmansk in the Republic of Karelia. The article did not mention … Continue reading Nuclear incident in the Arctic Region now explained and officially assigned a 0 on the INES : temporary Reactor shutdown at Kola (Federation of Russia)

”Russia now stops migrants heading towards Norway” | The Independent Barents Observer


I re-blog this interesting article from The Barents Observer : Border guards are reportedly no longer letting migrants into the border zone towards Norway. Source: ”Russia now stops migrants heading towards Norway” | The Independent Barents Observer see also the Norwegian Barents Secretariat source for the cover picture : By Sk-ru [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)%5D, … Continue reading ”Russia now stops migrants heading towards Norway” | The Independent Barents Observer