Russia

Victory Day Parade in Moscow 2016. Click to enlarge

Victory Day Parade on Red Square 2016 (Full Video)

Video of last Saturday’s Victory Day Parade with English commentary. Includes, towards the end, footage of some some of Russia’s most advanced military equipment

Russian troops pictured on manoeuvres in the West of the country during the recent crisis in Ukraine

Russia threatens to respond to NATO’s military buildup along eastern border

Russian officials said Wednesday that Moscow will create new divisions numbering about 30,000 soldiers to counter NATO’s planned troop buildup in Eastern Europe

Russian missile

US Worried That Military Advantage Over Russia, China Getting Ever Smaller

The US’s global lead in advanced military technology is shrinking as potential adversaries move to close the gap

President Vladimir Putin awards Russian 'Rambo' who died fighting ISIS top military honour

President Vladimir Putin awards Russian ‘Rambo’ who died fighting ISIS top military honour

We don’t hear reports like this involving U.S. or Israeli servicemen. Is that because they are too busy covertly assisting ISIS proxies?

Russian Su-27 flies close to a US Air Force reconnaissance flight over the Baltic on Friday

Finnish NATO membership would lead to crisis with Russia: government report

As NATO creeps steadily towards Russia’s western borders, warnings that by joining NATO Finland would provoke crisis with neighbouring Russia

NATO seeks permanent presence near Russia: Analyst

James Jatras, a former US Senate foreign policy analyst, tells Iran’s Press that NATO’s expansion eastwards is “really foolish and dangerous”.

U.S. Campaign Against Militants: a Phoney War

U.S. Campaign Against Militants: a Phoney War

The figures speak for themselves. Compare the number of Russian air strikes on ISIS with the number of U.S. strikes and it becomes obvious: America isn’t even trying

Kremlin Not Optimistic About Relations With NATO, EU

As a result Russia is forging closer military ties with Iran

Russian Fighter Jet MIG-35 / MIG-35D Compilation, Specs, & Info

Russian Fighter Jet MIG-35 / MIG-35D Compilation, Specs, & Info

Russia’s new warplanes are on par with anything in the West. In Russian and English with footage of the Mig 35/35D’s incredible manoeuvrability

Russia Supplying S-300 to Iran Ahead of Schedule, May Ink New Arms Deals

Having already commenced delivery of the S-300 air defence system Russia and Iran have reportedly moved on to negotiations over further arms sales

Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits

“Rouhani and Putin don’t get along that great,” says an insider. During his last visit to Tehran in November, Putin went straight from the airport to meet Khamenei, rather than seeing Rouhani first as most visitors do.

F-22 fighter jets are in Romania to keep tabs on Russia’s Black Sea antics

As part of NATO’s steady expansion eastwards, America’s most advanced fighters are being deployed to forward air bases to monitor Russian Air Force activity over the Black Sea

A ground-based unified electronic warfare (EW) system

Killer airwaves: Russia starts trial of electromagnetic warfare system

Factory tests underway of components for new electromagnetic air defence system.

Russia, Iran Poised to Break Syrian Opposition Toehold in Aleppo

As Russia and Iran prepare for a major new offensive against militants near Aleppo, a Pentagon spokesman admits: “This is something we’re concerned about”

A Russian Sukhoi Su-24 front-line bomber is seen on a runway shortly before taking off, part of the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria, at Hmeymim airbase, Syria, March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Russian Ministry of Defence/Vadim Grishankin/Handout via Reuters

White House Concerned Russia Moving Military Equipment Into Syria

Could the White House be concerned because the Russian military equipment will make it more difficult for western backed “rebels” to oust Syrian President Assad?

Two Heads of State face their fellow citizens

Two Heads of State face their fellow citizens

On April 14 Presidents Putin and Hollande appeared on TV in their respective countries to answer citizens questions. More than 60% of Russia tuned in. In France less than 15% bothered

Artists impression of the hypersonic Zircon missle.

Russian Navy to have nigh-unstoppable hypersonic missiles by 2018 – report

Tests of the Zircon missile, which can travel over 6,000km/h, are already underway and it could go into production in 2018

Russia takes measures over NATO military build-up at country’s western borders

In addition to a steady military build-up on its Western borders, Deputy Defense Minister Antonov says Russia is also facing a NATO instigated “information war”

Russian cruise missile launch from ships in the Caspian Sea to targets in Syria. Click to enlarge

U.S. vs. Russia: What a war would look like between the world’s most fearsome militaries

Russia’s growing capabilities raise questions about America’s contingency plans

Russian Jet Threatened U.S. Recon Aircraft

Russian Jet Threatened U.S. Recon Aircraft

The U.S. European Command complained Saturday that a Russian fighter had performed “aggressive maneuvers” close to a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft