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 […]
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 […]
The Russian MiG-31 interceptors are famous for their ability to accelerate to an incredible speed of 3,000 kilometers per hour and operate at altitudes of more than 20 kilometers.
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?
Russia will modernize its VA-111 Shkval supercavitating torpedo under the 2018-2025 state arms program. The torpedo can reach speeds of over 300 kph. Today, Russia is the only country to have in service such an advanced weapon.
The submarine’s passage has continued four months, which is a certain record for the Black Sea Fleet, the commander said
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
…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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Syrian Foreign Ministry has condemned Turkey’s “repeated crimes and attacks” on the Syrian people as well as violations of Syrian sovereignty and territorial integrity, in two letters to the UN, Syria’s SANA news agency reports.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Until Friday, the United States had been doing its best to try to “push provisions that would take the heat off Al-Nusra, which directs the militants in the unliberated parts of eastern Aleppo,” Lavrov noted,
Armata tanks will be equipped with reconnaissance drones to ensure all-around scanning of the terrain for the crew. The drone, designed by the Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI), will be able to stay in the air for a very long period of time as it will have no on-board power sources. The UAV will receive power via a flexible cable directly from the tank.
The deployment of Russia’s Iskander missile systems in Armenia was a necessary step designed to maintain balance in the region, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan told the Rossiya 24 TV channel on Thursday.
…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 […]
In 2016, Russia’s arms exports are to reach the level of $15 billion, Deputy Director General of Rosoboronexport, Sergei Goreslavsky said at Army 2016 Forum. Goreslavsky referred to last year’s export performance and said that in 2016, Russia’s arms exports would not be behind the levels of 2015.
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. […]
It has been clear since the sinking that we weren’t being told the whole story of what was going on and why the Kursk had sunk. To this day, the families of the lost submariners campaign for disclosure of the truth, they cannot come to terms with their loss without knowing what really happened and our hearts go out to them.
Jim W. Dean – The bottom line for all the voters is the irrefutable evidence of what a worthless political class has emerged from our political system. To even call it second rate would not be fair, as it is below second rate.
Russia’s new ion collider that is now under construction in the town of Dubna north of Moscow is capable of producing results of the Nobel Prize level, Russian Minister of Education and Science Dmitry Livanov said on Thursday.
The Ivan Gren landing ship has arrived in the Russian port of Baltiysk for testing before it goes into service with the Russian navy later this year, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reported. © SPUTNIK/ PRESS SERVICE OF THE COMPANY “BALTIC SHIPYARD” Launch of Arktika Ship Shows Russia’s Ability to Churn Out Icebreakers – Rosatom CEO at SPIEF-2016 […]
Though still on the drawing board, the new Lider-class nuclear destroyer is expected to displace more water than its existing Sarych-class analogue and will boast the firepower of a cruiser.Moreover, it is going to be virtually invisible to enemy radar.
Jim W. Dean – Stephen Cohen rips any justification for NATO’s expansion to the Russian border as a fraud on the scale of the Iran nuclear hoax, with that analogy being mine.
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. […]
The U.S. sent its most sophisticated aircraft to Romania on Monday for exercises aimed to enhance training with other Europe-based aircraft.