Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

US likely to use Nusra terrorists to topple Syria’s Assad: Russia

In comments ignored by the Western media, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov says the U.S. may use al-Nusra militants to oust Syrian President Assad

Putin Calls Snap Drill to Test Battle-Readiness of Russian Military

Although they are meant to test the Russian Army’s battle-readiness, officials in the Baltic states fear they could be used as a cover to launch a full-scale invasion

Russian football thugs, 'Ultras', in training. Click to enlarge

New Video Shows Russian Football Thugs Training For Euro 2016

Video comes as Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin described the Russian ultras as ‘extremely well-trained’, ‘hyper-violent’ and ‘hyper rabid’

Jens Stoltenburg. Click to enlarge

Nato sends 4,000 troops to Baltic to boost defences against Russia

Addressing a press conference in Brussels on Monday, NATO secretary-general announced the deployment of four battalions to the Baltic states and Poland

Russian football hooligans. click to enlarge

Russian hooligans were savage and organised, say England fans

Euro 2016 in Marseille marred by violence, as English soccer fans encounter a “Russian hooligan sub-culture” that carries out attacks with “military organisation”

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter sets sail in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Black Sea in Istanbul, Turkey, June 6, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Russia: We will respond to entry of U.S. naval vessel into Black Sea

Tensions mount with U.S. two aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean and a U.S. destroyer sailing for the Black Sea

Revealed: Russian Invasion Could Overrun NATO in 60 Hours

A recent Rand Corp study concludes that Russia could overwhelm NATO forces in the Baltic states in less than three days

Nuland to Congress: We Spend $100 Mil a Year Trying to Destabilize Russia

Nuland to Congress: We Spend $100 Mil a Year Trying to Destabilize Russia

In addition to the $600 million that was used to make Ukraine a failed state. Includes videos

Mi-35M Best Combat Helicopter

Mi-35M Best Combat Helicopter

Profile of Russia’s multi-role Mi-35M combat helicopter, an updated version of the Mi-24

US troops en route to NATO drills in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Click to enlarge

NATO allies launch largest military exercise since end of Cold War in clear message to Russia

30,000 troops will practice parachute drops and building a bridge across Poland’s Vistula river in the biggest NATO drill in decades

Russia Fears NATO ‘Global Strike’ From Eastern Europe

The deputy head of Russia’s Defence Council says NATO has “very serious plans” to launch a military strike against Russia

Russia Defense Report: Aircraft Carrier Program

A look at the Russian Navy’s aircraft carrier and its modernisation program

Kamov Ka 50 helicopter at the Aviadarts Air Show in Crimea. Click to enlarge

Vladimir Putin’s Air Force Puts on Spectacular Show

Russian jets and attack helicopters put on a breathtaking show of skill at Crimean aviation competition. Includes video

With NATO knocking, it’s time for Russian military games in Latin America

Even Forbes admitted, a year after Russia’s “seizure” of Crimea, that “poll after poll shows that the locals there — be they Ukrainians, ethnic Russians or Tatars are mostly all in agreement: life with Russia is better than life with Ukraine.”

U.S. asks Russia to not hit al-Qaeda in Syria, Moscow says

Although Washington denies it, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov says the U.S. asked Russia not to target the al-Qaeda linked Nusra Front in Syria

Russian fighter jets destroy ISIS oil facilities close to Turkish border

Russian fighter jets destroy ISIS oil facilities close to Turkish border

Russian military’s performance has been impressive in Syria. In comparison U.S. efforts have seemed half-hearted. Was it trying to spare its proxies? Includes videos

Russian Army Announces Plans for THOUSANDS of Summer Drills

Russia has announced plans for more than 2,000 military exercises over the summer, in an attempt to discourage NATO from further build-ups in eastern Europe

A Russian warning

Three Russians living and working in the States have a warning for America. Don’t push your luck with Russia, you might find that you’ve taken on far more than can handle

Mounting Civilian Death Toll in Idlib attacks

Mounting Civilian Death Toll in Idlib attacks

Are militants deliberately targeting Syrian civilians in coordination with Western intelligence? Thereby enabling intelligence operatives in the Western news media to then blame Russia?

Nato rapid reaction forcee

Russia ‘pushing EU to brink of war': Putin poses ‘existential threat’ to Europe, says Nato

Is Russia really pushing for war? Or is NATO doing so by deploying its forces ever closer to Russia’s borders?