Showing posts with label Russia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Russia. Show all posts

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Russian Aviation Hits Over 50 ISIL Facilities in Syria With 60 Flights


Russian aviation has conducted over 60 flights hitting more than 50 infrastructure facilities of the Islamic State in Syria, Andrei Kartapolov, the head of the Main Operations Directorate of the Russian General Staff said Saturday.


The Russian jets deployed in Syria carried out over 60 combat missions to destroy more than 50 positions of the Islamic State (ISIL) militants, the head of the Main Operations Directorate of the Russian General Staff said Saturday.  The Russian Air Force has undermined the material base of ISIL and has significantly reduced the militants' combat potential over the three days of the military operation, Lt. Gen. Andrei Kartapolov told reporters.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Russia's activity in Syria: What really Scare Washington

'Sole Superpower' in Decline: US Losing Its Grip on the Middle East:


Washington has lost its strategic influence in the Middle East, writes F. William Engdahl, adding that the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has acquired a new meaning in light of the Syrian crisis.

Twenty five years ago, on September 11, 1990 then US president George H.W. Bush declared the United States the "sole superpower"; however, times have indeed changed for Washington since then, American-German economic researcher and historian F. William Engdahl emphasizes.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

See America’s Worst Nightmare: Russia Unveils ‘Merciless’ Anti-Tank Grenade


Even though the RPG-30 "Kryuk" anti-tank grenade launcher took a back seat to the formidable Armata tank at this year’s Russia Arms Expo, specialist interest in this deadly weapon was nonetheless just as great.

The RPG-30 is a man-portable, disposable anti-tank rocket launcher with a single shot capacity. It was designed to challenge reactive armor and active protection systems on tanks.

The RPG-30 cleared its testing program and entered service in 2012–2013 and was immediately put on the Pentagon’s list of “asymmetrical threats to the US armed forces.”

Saturday, July 11, 2015

MIT Prof Shames US for 'Fictitious and Bizarre' Idea New Nuke Could Win War

US plans to deploy the B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb are “fictitious” and “bizarre,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology and National Security Policy Theodore Postol told Sputnik.
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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Yu-71 and Checkmating the Prompt Global Strike

Some time back, Pentagon announced the concept of Prompt Global Strike-a rather PEACEFUL albeit measured conventional substitute to an all out nuclear exchange between the superpowers and eventual MAD with a hell lot of banter.
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Monday, June 29, 2015

Russia Becomes Third Biggest Shareholder in China-Led AIIB

Russia has become the third major shareholder of the newly-minted Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), initiated by China and expected to rival Western-led financial institutions, including the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

These two countries Pose Substantial Threat to the Dollar Domination

US Hastening Dollar's Demise by Bullying Russia, China - Ron Paul


By bullying Russia and vexing China, the US is hastening the demise of the dollar's hegemony, Dr. Ron Paul underscores, adding that Moscow's patience is not infinite.
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Russia Develops 'Microwave Gun' Able to Deactivate Drones, Warheads

Russia has developed super-high-frequency gun capable of deactivating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and the warheads of precision weapons at an impact range of ten kilometers which ensures 360 degrees of perimeter defense.
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Video: Sergey Lavrov interview to Bloomberg TV

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Stealth Ability Neutralized! Russia’s T-50 Jetfighter to Rule the Skies.

An active defense system developed for Russia’s fifth-generation T-50 jetfighter is also able to neutralize enemy planes’ stealth capability, RIA Novosti reported Friday, citing the press service of the Himalaya system’s designers, the Radioelectronic Technologies Concern [KRET].

The Sukhoi PAK FA fighter jet, also known as T-50, is ready to go into production next year, and boasts innovative technology which renders the pilot one part of the plane’s control system.
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Friday, December 26, 2014

Russia’s New Military Doctrine Permits Retaliatory Nuclear Strike Only


Russia considers the prevention of a nuclear war as the top priority for the national defense policy, the updated military doctrine reads.

 – Russia stopped short of including the “preemptive strike” notion into its new military doctrine released Friday, permitting the use of its nuclear arsenal only as a retaliatory measure.
Earlier media reports suggested that Russia's military doctrine could be updated to include the term "preemptive strike." However, provisions concerning the possibility of a nuclear strike remain largely similar to those outlined in the 2010 version.
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China to Start Payments With Russia in National Currencies on December 29

The China Foreign Exchange Trade System has announced that since December 29, China, Russia, Malaysia and New Zealand will start the usage of national currencies in mutual transactions. Beijing hopes to make the yuan an alternative to the US dollar in global trade.

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