Russian diplomat ‘found dead from gunshot wounds at home just hours after ambassador killed at art exhibition’

Russian diplomat ‘found dead from gunshot wounds at home just hours after ambassador killed at art exhibition’

A Russian diplomat has been found dead from gunshot wounds at his home, it is reported. Petr Polshikov, 56, was discovered with a bullet injury to his head at his flat in Moscow’s Balaklavsky Prospekt, according to local media. The...
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New Putin move to win a military base in Libya

New Putin move to win a military base in Libya

Libyan Gen Khalifa Hafter arrived in Moscow Sunday, Nov. 26, with a request for Russian arms and military support for his army. He was welcomed in Moscow, which saw an opening for Russia to gain its first military base in...
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Russia and Hezbollah ‘officially’ working together in Syria

Russia and Hezbollah ‘officially’ working together in Syria

Russia and Hezbollah have begun “official” military coordination in Syria at the behest of Moscow, according to a report published Thursday on a pro-Hezbollah news site. The pro-Hezbollah Lebanese website al-Akhbar reported that Hezbollah officials met wit...
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Russian diplomat says redirecting militants from Mosul to Syria is counter-productive

Russian diplomat says redirecting militants from Mosul to Syria is counter-productive

MOSCOW, October 20 /TASS/. Moscow considers the idea of redirecting Islamic State militants from Mosul to Syria to be counter-productive, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. The diplomat added that on October 17 Iraqi Prime M...
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Vladimir Putin’s nuclear warships pictured steaming towards the English Channel as Royal Navy prepares to scramble fleet

Vladimir Putin’s nuclear warships pictured steaming towards the English Channel as Royal Navy prepares to scramble fleet

A FLEET of Russian nuclear ships have been spotted steaming out of base – and it is heading for Britain. Vladimir Putin‘s policy of gunboat diplomacy continued as a giant aircraft carrier and nuclear submarine were among eight vessels snapped...
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Terrorists in Syria Continue Receiving Modern Weaponry, Including US-Made

Terrorists in Syria Continue Receiving Modern Weaponry, Including US-Made

Rebels in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo are being supplied with modern weaponry, including the US-made Tow anti-tank missiles systems, the Russian General Staff said Monday. “On September 14, terrorists launched attacks on the Syrian government for...
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Russian television warns of nuclear war amid US tensions

Russian television warns of nuclear war amid US tensions

With diplomatic tensions between Moscow and Washington at their lowest point since the Cold War, one could be forgiven for being alarmed by recent Russian news broadcasts. For the past month, Russian media outlets have been punctuated with reports asking...
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On Russian television screens returning war talk

On Russian television screens returning war talk

State television warns of “the nuclear dimension” in the event of a conflict with the United States. – The relationship deteriorated, and the Kremlin’s attempts to achieve the lifting of sanctions suffer a complete fiasco. The Russian s...
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Vladimir Putin : “Publish A World Map And Mark All The U.S. Military Bases On It. You Will See The Difference Between Russia And The US”

Vladimir Putin : “Publish A World Map And Mark All The U.S. Military Bases On It. You Will See The Difference Between Russia And The US”

This is the full transcript of Corriere della Sera’s interview with Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin pulls no punches in an interview with Corriere della Sera. See the full transcript below. […] We have kept since Soviet times a military unit...
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Gorbachev warns of ‘dangerous point’ as US-Russia ties sour

Gorbachev warns of ‘dangerous point’ as US-Russia ties sour

Moscow (AFP) – Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned on Monday that the world has reached a “dangerous point” as tensions between Russia and the United States spike over the Syria conflict. Relations between Moscow and Washington &#82...
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Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles on NATO doorstep

Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles on NATO doorstep

Vilnius (AFP) – Russia is again deploying nuclear-capable Iskander missiles into its Kaliningrad outpost that borders two NATO members, Lithuania said Saturday, warning the move was aimed at pressuring the West into making concessions over Syria and Ukra...
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Russia gets permanent Syrian air base, ponders reopening Cuban and Vietnamese bases

Russia gets permanent Syrian air base, ponders reopening Cuban and Vietnamese bases

The Russian parliament has voted to ratify a treaty allowing Russian troops to stay in Syria indefinitely, and making the air base in Latakia permanent. It also confers diplomatic immunity status on military personnel. The vote passed unopposed as lawmakers...
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Russia deploys advanced anti-missile system to Syria for first time

Russia deploys advanced anti-missile system to Syria for first time

Russia has deployed an advanced anti-missile system to Syria for the first time, three US officials tell Fox News, the latest indication that Moscow continues to ramp up its military operations in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad. It...
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40 Million Russians Going To Bunkers During October 4th To October 7th Drills – What Do The Russians Know That The American People Don’t Know?

40 Million Russians Going To Bunkers During October 4th To October 7th Drills – What Do The Russians Know That The American People Don’t Know?

The recent story from Pravda tells us that Moscow, Russia is now prepared for a possible nuclear attack upon their country with enough underground bomb shelters for the entire population of the Russian capital. Telling us that 100% of the city’s...
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Putin-Erdogan deal for Syria is ME exit for Obama

Putin-Erdogan deal for Syria is ME exit for Obama

The fledgling “initiatives” reverberating this week in Washington, Moscow, Ankara, Jerusalem and the G20 summit were nothing but distractions from the quiet deals struck by two lead players, Russia and Turkey to seize control of the region’s affairs. Rec...
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Russia says deeply worried by Turkish operation in Syria

Russia says deeply worried by Turkish operation in Syria

Aug 24 Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday Moscow was deeply worried by the escalation of tension on the Turkish-Syria border after Ankara sent military forces into Syrian territory. Turkish special forces, tanks and jets backed by...
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Bankrupt man with ‘explosive device’ surrendered after taking hostages at Moscow bank

Bankrupt man with ‘explosive device’ surrendered after taking hostages at Moscow bank

A man who earlier took several people hostage at a bank in downtown Moscow, released all the hostages and surrendered to police, local media report. An explosive device that he had turned out to be a replica. The incident took place...
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Analysts: Euphrates Shield operation targets Kurds, not Islamic State

Analysts: Euphrates Shield operation targets Kurds, not Islamic State

MOSCOW, August 24. /TASS/. The operation just launched by Turkey’s armed forces in the border town of Jarablus in Syria, officially targeting the terrorist organization calling itself the Islamic State, is in reality aimed at Syria’s Kurds, analysts interv...
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Iran releases images of 1st self-manufactured missile defense system

Iran releases images of 1st self-manufactured missile defense system

The final version of Iran’s first domestically-built long-range air defense missile system has been unveiled at a Defense expo, alongside other state of the art technologies. Iran’s Bavar-373 air defense complex is designed to track down and penetrate targ...
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US moves nuclear weapons from Turkey to Romania

US moves nuclear weapons from Turkey to Romania

Two independent sources told EurActiv.com… that the US has started transferring nuclear weapons stationed in Turkey to Romania, against the background of worsening relations between Washington and Ankara . According to one of the sources, the transfer ha...
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