Buried deep within an article by Agence France-Presse about former Soviet dictator Mikhail Gorbachev standing up for Russian strongman Vladimir Putin is an absolutely astounding admission: Former top diplomats for the Soviet Union told the French news agency that “the reunification of Germany was allowed on the condition that the USSR would participate in the new European order.”

The revelation is especially explosive considering Gorbachev’s past celebrations of what he publicly called the “new European soviet” — also known as the European Union — as well as the fact that the EU’s leadership is literally packed with “former” communists, many of them from the former Soviet Union. In light of the predictions and arguments made by Soviet defectors and more recent developments surrounding Russia and Europe, the claims make perfect sense, too.

In the wake of bakers, wedding planners, and others being forced to either submit to the homosexual agenda or go out of business, comes news of a Red Cross volunteer axed for, as the Coalition for Marriage puts it, having the wrong "thoughts and views."

Ukrainian and Russian officials have agreed to a “short-term” gas deal that will carry both Ukraine and the EU through the winter with Russian natural gas, as fighting continues in Ukraine’s east.

The latest tax evasion treaty is not designed to benefit the taxpayers but the tax collectors, despite protestations to the contrary.

The German government is so concerned about the situation involving a proposed $51 million Munich mega-mosque that it's taking action — to silence critics of the mosque.