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US Warplanes Stop Shadowing Daesh Convoy at Russia’s Request

US Warplanes Stop Shadowing Daesh Convoy at Russia’s Request

Sputnik/Moscow: Following a request by the Kremlin, US military assets have stopped shadowing a Daesh convoy stuck behind lines of advancing Syrian army troops. Syrian army troops covering ground in the desert province of Deir ez-Zour in the country’s eastern territories have now outflanked a Daesh convoy that has been stationary for almost ten days, after US jets bombed the […]

Russia’s Top 5 Little-Known Assault Rifles

Russia’s Top 5 Little-Known Assault Rifles

Sputnik News: Russia’s latest Kalashnikov AK-12 and AK-15 assault rifles have successfully passed muster at live-fire trials and are slated to enter service with the Russian Armed Forces. They will replace the current versions of the tried-and-true AK-47 submachine gun, which has become the world’s most popular of its kind since it was introduced in […]

Washington wants to hang the burden of Iran on Russia’s neck

Washington wants to hang the burden of Iran on Russia’s neck

As Washington continues increasing its sanctions pressure on different countries of the world, one is led to believe that the authors of the strategy of sanctions have a vague idea about the ultimate goal of their policy. Why does the US impose complex restrictions on the work of its companies and banks with a number of major global partners?

Moscow Calls Reports of Russia’s Alleged Arms Supplies to Taliban ‘Groundless’

Moscow Calls Reports of Russia’s Alleged Arms Supplies to Taliban ‘Groundless’

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the claims that Russia is allegedly supplying weapons to the Taliban movement (banned in Russia) in Afghanistan were groundless. How US Media Blames Other Countries for ‘America’s Miserable Failure in Afghanistan’ MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Tuesday, CNN claimed that it had exclusive videos purporting to show that the […]

The US Coup D’etat In Ukraine is Russia’s Fault

Once again the US Government blames Russia for the malfeasance that is the ongoing behavior of Washington DC. Remember it was Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland who publicly declared she had spent $ 5 Billion US Tax dollars to topple the duly elected government of Ukraine, and now they blame the problems on Russia. […]

Why Turkey is No Contender in Russia’s Sphere of Interest

Why Turkey is No Contender in Russia’s Sphere of Interest

Sputnik/Moscow: While Ankara continues its charm offensive against Azerbaijan and Georgia, it is unlikely that the three will constitute a full-fledged triumvirate, political scientist Gevorg Mirzayan wrote for RIA Novosti, unveiling what exactly is impeding Turkey’s dominance in Transcaucasia. The Turkish-Azerbaijani-Georgian “triumvirate” closely resembles a colossus with feet of clay, Gevorg Mirzayan, Associate Professor at the Department of Political […]

Russia’s Tu-95MS ‘Bear’ Strategic Bomber And Missile Carrier

Russia’s Tu-95MS ‘Bear’ Strategic Bomber And Missile Carrier

…from SouthFront USSR’s first genuinely intercontinental bomber, the Tu-95 is practically a contemporary of the US B-52 Stratofortress, having entered operational service in 1956 at which time it acquired its iconic NATO reporting name of “Bear”. However, since the Tu-95 production continued until 1992, the Russian Bear fleet is considerably younger than the US B-52 […]

REVEALED: Russia’s Advanced Nuclear Submarine

REVEALED:  Russia’s Advanced Nuclear Submarine

TASS-FACTBOX. March 31, 2017. The Sevmash Shipyard in Severodvinsk in northern Russia has floated out the second Project 885 Yasen-class nuclear submarine Kazan. Submarine defense: Russian subs posing Pacific threat to US Navy The Project 885 (08850) Yasen-class fourth-generation multipurpose nuclear submarine was developed in the 1990s by the St. Petersburg-based Malakhit Design Bureau of […]

Russia’s Polyana Command & Control Post Can Track 500 Targets Simultaneously

Russia’s Polyana Command & Control Post Can Track 500 Targets Simultaneously

Sputnik/Moscow: This week Russian civil and defense concern Roselektronika premiered Polyana-D4M1, an automated command and control system for air defense, at the IDEX-2017 defense exhibition in Abu Dhabi. Sputnik gets into the details of what exactly the system is capable of. Speaking to Expert Online, a representative of Rostec, the state holding company which Roselektronika is part […]

Pravda: Russia’s secret shield: Perimeter, aka Dead Hand

Pravda: Russia’s secret shield: Perimeter, aka Dead Hand

Recent reports about the analysis that US military departments conduct into consequences of nuclear strikes on Russia and China have generates heated discussions in the world. What do Russia and China have to withstand a possible nuclear attack? Russia has the automatic missile control system known as the Perimeter. The nuclear potential of China remains […]

Tass: Obama vows to prove Russia’s involvement in US campaign hacks

Tass: Obama vows to prove Russia’s involvement in US campaign hacks

The Russian president’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said earlier in the day that the US should “either stop talking or finally present some proof, otherwise it begins to look unseemly” “We will provide evidence that we can safely provide, that does not compromise sources and methods. But I’ll be honest with you, when you’re talking about […]

Obama under mounting pressure to disclose Russia’s role in US election

Obama under mounting pressure to disclose Russia’s role in US election

Barack Obama is facing pressure from lawmakers to release more information on Russia’s role in the 2016 US elections. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Spencer Ackerman in New York Barack Obama is facing growing pressure from congressional Democrats in both houses demanding further disclosures regarding Russia’s role in the 2016 US elections. The White House has not […]

Must See: Crushing American Exceptionalism in Syria

…from SouthFront To put Russia’s one year of peacemaking operations in Syria in perspective, one should think back to what the situation was like on the eve of the arrival of the first Russian aircraft, support personnel, military advisors, and military equipment, to Syria. By all accounts, Syrian government forces were in retreat on all […]

Accusation: Russia’s New Base in Iran to Beat US Satellite Intel Used to Protect ISIS

Accusation: Russia’s New Base in Iran to Beat US Satellite Intel Used to Protect ISIS

Russia decided to use the Hamadan airfield in Iran to prevent terrorists from spying on its strategic aircraft taking part in the Moscow-led counterterrorism operation in Syria, the Vzglyad newspaper asserted. The business daily maintained that spying appears to have become a major issue since some radical groups fighting in Syria have lately succeeded in hiding from incoming Russian airstrikes. […]

Death Proof: Russia’s T-90 Tank Withstands US Missile Attack in Syria

Death Proof: Russia’s T-90 Tank Withstands US Missile Attack in Syria

Russia’s T-90 battle tank ‘Vladimir’ has become a celebrity of the blogosphere after it survived getting hit by America’s TOW anti-tank missiles in Syria two months ago. The video of the shooting gathered half a million views on YouTube. Let’s take a look at the hidden possibilities of the combat vehicle named after its chief designer Vladimir Potkin. […]

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