Russia

Nato would be powerless to stop a Russian invasion of Eastern Europe, says top British general

Given NATO’s steady encroachment eastwards Russia might feel justified in taking action to neutralise the threat posed by the Western military alliance

SAM strike on A-10 for comparison. Click to enlarge

Evidence Is Now Conclusive: Two Ukrainian Government Fighter-Jets Shot Down Malaysian Airlines MH17.

Wondered why we’ve heard so little about the investigation into MH17 recently? Because the evidence is building that it was shot down by Ukrainian jets

Ukraine crisis: Nato plans east European bases to counter Russia

Raising the stakes in its face-off with Russia, NATO says it plans to deploy its forces to new bases in eastern Europe

Russian Intelligence Warns Moscow of US-Led ISIL Threat

Russia’s external intelligence service has warned President Putin that covert U.S. backing for the Islamic State (aka ISIL) could pose a threat to Moscow’s interests in Central Asia and ultimately Russia itself

Battle erupts as Russian tanks cross Ukraine border: Kiev

Government spokesman in Kiev say a column of tanks, armoured vehicles and trucks has crossed into south eastern Ukraine from Russia

Armed pro Russian seperatists march Ukrainian POWs through Donetsk, Sunday, Aug 24, 2014. Click to enlarge

Ukraine defiant on national day, rebels parade captives

Military march past marks independence day in Kiev while in eastern Ukraine rebels march 100 POWs through the streets of Donetsk, the capitol of the pro-Russian stronghold

NATO Reports Major Russian Military Build-Up Near Ukraine Border

NATO Secretary General warns of “major” build-up of Russian forces near its border with Ukraine, as White House warns “military vehicles painted to look like civilian trucks” have “forced their way into” into the country.

Senator Corker’s Path to Nuclear War

Grim warnings from Paul Craig Roberts and Steven Starr, Senior Scientist, Physicians for Social Responsibility: the U.S. may be on the road to war with Russia. Possibly nuclear war

Kiev Forces Losing Thousands of Men

Morris108 talks to a political analyst about the situation in eastern Ukraine. If true and we have now way to verify what he says, things are dramatically different to the Western media’s account of events

US Sending 600 Troops, APCs And Tanks To Countries Bordering Russia To "Reassure Threatened Allies"

US Sending 600 Troops, APCs And Tanks To Countries Bordering Russia To “Reassure Threatened Allies”

Escalation over the Ukraine conflict, a/k/a Cold War 2.0, just took another major step forward. Tyler Durden explains

Ukraine says it has destroyed Russian vehicles that entered territory

Britain has summoned the Russian Ambassador amid reports that Russian military vehicles have crossed the border into Ukraine

Khazars Re-invade Ukraine

Khazars Re-invade Ukraine

From outposts in Washington, London, Brussels and Tel Aviv, the resurgent Khazar Empire has retaken control of its ancestral home and resumed its age-old goal of conquering the Rus. Texe Marrs explains

Ukraine crisis: Russian convoy on border as situation approaches potentially explosive endgame

Convoy of nearly 300 trucks, which Russia claims is carrying humanitarian aid but which Kiev claims is carrying military supplies for pro-Russian rebels, nears the border

Doubts over Russian ‘aid’ as convoy nears Ukraine

Fears the ‘aid’ my be used as a cover for stealthy Russian intervention in eastern Ukraine

T-50 fifth generation multirole fighter. Click to enlarge

Russia to deploy fifth-gen fighters, S-500 missiles in 2016

Weapons development continues apace in Russia, with a new generation of anti-aircraft systems and fighter jets soon to be deployed. Updated with video

Russian nuclear-capable bombers ‘tested’ US air defenses 16 times in last 10 days

The latest illustration of the cooling-off in relations with Russia

Risk of Russian military deployment in Ukraine has risen, says Polish PM

Polish leader says he has been reliably informed that the potential for direct Russian military intervention in Ukraine is growing

Russia puzzles with deal/no deal with Iran on oil

Russia reportedly signed an agreement that would have made it the largest importer of Iranian oil, only to deny it had signed any such agreement

Buildup Makes Russia Battle-Ready for Ukraine

Moscow’s massing of firepower on its border with Ukraine fuels fear of a major Russian military intervention

Russia staging military exercises near Ukraine- Interfax

Military exercise involving over one hundred combat planes and helicopters will take place this week near Russia’s border with Ukraine