The battle of Palmyra | Colonel Cassad

The main advance comes from the South-West. The reason for the relatively low rate of advance in the city is that the troops is gently used heavy equipment, not to destroy the city that no useli to destroy the militants of the Caliphate. The desire to save at least some of their cultural and historical heritage is quite natural, so in General the fighting is aimed to disorganize the defense of the enemy and carefully squeeze the infantry of the Caliphate from the city into the wilderness. For the “black” of course, such issues are meaningless. Liberation of the city will take some time. The propaganda of the Caliphate puts on a brave face and claims that the troops of the crusaders never manage to capture the stronghold of the Islamic state in Palmira.

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Moscow says arms deliveries in pipeline to bolster Kurdish Peshmerga | Rudaw

“The Kurdish Peshmerga has enough soldiers, but we do not have enough weapons such as anti-aircraft guns, small arms, anti-tank weapons and ammunition,” he told Ria Novosti.Russia also aims to fortify its position in Kurdistan with Russian companies expanding their presence in the autonomous region, Morgunov said, adding this had been discussed with Kurdish President Masoud Barzani and other authorities and officials.

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Dugin’s Guideline – The Fatal course of Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan has the last chance to rectify the situation urgently to reconsider its attitude to Russia and to adopt a Eurasian strategy. You say, too late, the dirty deed done, the life of the Russian character will not return… But if Ankara will continue this crazy self-destructive course, blood and death will be a hundred times more. Arab spring, wrapping Libya, Iraq, Syria, that is a terrible mess, hundreds of thousands of refugees, terror, and the collapse of everything – it may come to Turkey. Some more — and Kurdistan shall spring.It is enough to continue arrogant confrontation with Russia in the spirit of the moronic politics of modern Kiev. And the Turkey is provided. For this we just need not to save a drowning man, not to stretch out friendly hands. And the end is guaranteed.

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English decadence of the XIX century: the pre-Raphaelites and their circle | Alexander Dugin

In the heart of the night, the poet addresses the God of death, whose face he fearlessly strives to discern. This is the culmination of the aesthetics of Pater calling to live with maximum intense intensity not so much moments of life, but life as a moment in which all. Such a moment can only be death, as the culmination of life. Himself Dante Gabriel Rossetti called it a “moment of moments” and was dedicated to the cycles of his sonnets to him. “The house of Life”, thus, is a chain of bright flashes of poignant experiences of existence, the culmination of which is the House of Death.And not incidentally, Rossetti devotes this series died (from a lethal dose of laudanum) wife.

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