Russia

US baulks at Russian plan to sell Iran powerful arms

Russian plans to sell sophisticated new weapons to Iran proves to be another sticking point in nuclear negotiations. Because, we suggest, the U.S. wants to prevent Iran being able to defend itself from the sort of campaign that toppled Saddam

Russia’s New Super Weapon Can Switch Off Electronics On Guided Missiles

Reports suggest that Russia has developed a game-changing weapon that can neutralise most if not all of the West’s most advanced weapons

US seeking to replace Putin with CIA-backed regime: Madsen

US seeking to replace Putin with CIA-backed regime: Madsen

America “dreams of ousting Putin and replacing him with some corrupt oligarch like Mikhail Khodorkovsky”, says analyst Wayne Madsen

Threat of war with major power ‘low, but growing,’ military strategy report warns

Future conflicts for the U.S. will likely be fought with diminished resources, Gen. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, wrote in a foreword to the report. With Iran, China and Russia prime contenders as future adversaries

The Greek Crisis Awaits Other NATO Partners

The current face-off with Russia is a win-win situation for Washington. On the one hand Moscow is increasingly isolated. On the other, the military-industrial behemoth’s profits are surging with increased arms sales. Finian Cunningham explains

Putin Gobsmacks Uncle Sam … Again

The judo expert has done it again. Way to go, Vladimir.

NATO bases surround Russia

Russia: Tit for Tat

NATO bases are encircling it and although Russians don’t want war, they are tired of their country being pushed to the wall. Israel Shamir explains

Russian missile in Red Square parade 2014.

Putin: Russia is going to spend $400 billion upgrading its military

Continued high military spending needed to fend off threats near Russia’s borders, says President Putin

Lost in Translation, or What the BBC Cut From Their Yanukovych Interview

Lost in Translation, or What the BBC Cut From Their Yanukovych Interview

Key extracts from a BBC interview with ex-Ukrainian president that the BBC left out of the English translation

Propaganda Reigns In The West

Washington may think it is isolating Russia, but really it is isolating itself. Featuring an interview with President Putin, introduced by Paul Craig Roberts

US soldiers attend military parade near the border crossing with Russia on Feb 24, 2015. Click to enlarge

U.S. Sends Tanks, Military Equipment to Eastern Europe

US tanks and heavy armour will be positioned in Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania, purportedly to deter Russian aggression

These two will not communicate. Click to enlarge

Something critical might be happening in the Ukraine

Two small news items have not received much attention recently, and yet they might be the signs of something big happening

Saudi Arabia and Russia Ink Six New Deals, Embark on New ‘Petroleum Alliance’

Under the leadership of a new king, Saudi Arabia is reversing course on its Russia policy from 2014

Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System JLENS.

Pentagon Building Cruise Missile Shield To Defend US Cities From Russia

The mindset that prevailed during the Cold War is returning in today’s U.S. defence establishment

WORST NIGHTMARE for the US Air Force!!! Russian Air Force Aircraft Documentary

An interesting look at the modern Russian air force and the planes and pilots that make it a potential nightmare for the USAF

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US Air Force considers deployment of F-22 Raptor fighter jet in Eastern Europe

As analysts warn that the ongoing arms buildup could ultimately lead to a “military confrontation between Russia and NATO.”

'Russia being pushed into a new arms race'

‘Russia being pushed into a new arms race’

As NATO continues to deploy near Russia’s borders, Putin pledges to strengthen the country’s nuclear aresenal

U.S. Is Poised to Put Heavy Weaponry in Eastern Europe

Upping the ante in the current face-off with Russia, Washington plans to deploy heavy weapons and thousands more U.S. troops in eastern Europe

Russian T-14 Armata tanks on Red Square during the May 9, 2015, Victory Day pardade

Russia steps up military modernization — but at what cost?

Putin’s $400 billion military modernisation program faces problems as Russia’s economy sinks under the weight of Western sanctions and falling oil prices

All about Russia’s Newest Advanced Stealth Fighter – Documentary

Full documentary, in Russian (with English subtitles), on the Russian fighter that many suspect will completely outclass its U.S. counterpart, the Lockheed Martin F-35