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Brendon O'Connell - Syria, Russia & Iran are Not the "Good Guys"

Brendon O’Connell – Syria, Russia & Iran are Not the “Good Guys”

We reserve judgement on his conclusion but as Brendon O’Connell points out “Syria has not been saved”. It has been fragmented into three separate regions

Fueling a Russian Su-34 strike fighter before a mission at the Khmeimim airbase in Syria.

Russian army repels attack by 13 militant drones on its Syrian compounds – MoD

The question is: who supplied the militants with advanced technology enabling them to launch drone strikes from more than fifty kilometres away?

The war games showed off Russia's ability to build up its troops with very little notice in case of conflict, Terras said. Click to enlarge

Russia ‘simulated a large-scale attack against NATO’ during military exercises, Estonian commander says

Up to 120,000 Russian service personnel were involved in the exercise, which rehearsed a rapid mobilisation of forces

Russian Yak-141. Click to enlarge

VTOL for the 21st Century: Why Russia’s Working on New Vertical Takeoff Fighter

Russia reportedly looking into a vertical take-off fighter to replace the naval variants of the Mig 29 and Su-33

You’ve Heard of the Russian Revolution — Now Look What’s Happening in Zimbabwe!

You’ve Heard of the Russian Revolution — Now Look What’s Happening in Zimbabwe!

Seth Ferris on the lessons to be learned from the Russian Revolution and Zimbabwe under Mugabe

Herman Gref. Click to enlarge

New US sanctions on Moscow would ‘make Cold War look like child’s play’ – top Russian banker

The CEO of Russia’s biggest commercial bank warns that more U.S. financial sanctions could have unforeseen consequences

How the US swindled Russia

How the US swindled Russia

Due to a historic data-dump on December 10th, the biggest swindle that occurred in the 20th Century (or perhaps ever) is now proven as a historical fact.

When Sanity Fails - the Mindset of the "Ideological Drone"

When Sanity Fails – the Mindset of the “Ideological Drone”

Twitter might have done to minds what MTV has done to rock music: laid total waste to it. The Saker explains

Putin slams ‘aggressive’ new US defence strategy

President Putin has described the new U.S. defence strategy recently unveiled by Donald Trump as “aggressive” and says that Russia will respond accordingly

Security haul man from a Commons debate on Russian interference after Labour MPs claim he’s a Russian spy

… only for officials to discover he’s an AMERICAN

US plans $200 million buildup of European air bases flanking Russia

US planning to upgrades air bases in Iceland, Norway and across eastern Europe, ostensibly to deter “Russian aggression”

Russia’s Military Is Leaner, But Meaner

It’s estimated that Russia spent $2.4 billion on its Syrian campaign since Sept 2015; that’s 4 percent of U.S. military spending on overseas operations in 2017 alone. Yet the payoff for Russia has been immense

Russia’s Victory and the Western Denial Habit

Russia’s Victory and the Western Denial Habit

Russia defeats terrorism, the West creates terrorism, and the abhorrent debacle requires the endless habit of Western denial, which the media helps perpetuate

Russia could cut off internet to Nato countries, British military chief warns

More scare-mongering over Russia. This time from the UK chief of defence staff who warns that it could cut undersea cables, triggering economic chaos in the West

“Russian Influence” – $0.97 That Changed The Fate Of Britain

The “Russian influence” scare campaign is run by the corporate media — on behalf of the military-industrial complex — to institute a profit raising Cold War 2.0.

Putin drafts bill for expansion of Russian navy base in Syria

Giving Russia a fully-fledged Mediterranean naval base capable of berthing up 11 ships at once, including nuclear vessels.

US would likely lose war with Russia, China: RAND

US would likely lose war with Russia, China: RAND

Despite its military spending far outstripping Russia’s and China, a Rand Corporation study concludes that the U.S. would likely lose a war with either one

Russian Su-35 chased away rogue US F-22 jet: MoD blasts US Air Force for hampering Syria op

A Russian interceptor was scrambled to stop a US fighter from disrupting air strikes against Islamic state, says Russian Defense Ministry

Kosovo will be liberated (UPDATED)

Kosovo will be liberated (UPDATED)

An Albanian occupied (aka “independent”) Kosovo is a fiction, writes the saker, which can only be maintained by the AngloZionist Empire

Putin announces he will run for president again in 2018

Putin announces he will run for president again in 2018

Mr Putin made his announcement in answer to a question from a factory worker at the Gorky automobile plant