North Korea launched another missile — and it landed close to Russia Of course, this report has a strange twist. Russia denies the North Korean missile landed near Russia. Russia denies the Pentagon’s report that the North Korean missile fell close to its borders UAWire 15:03 The missile launched by North Korea on Sunday night landed… Continue reading Did Russian Air Defenses Fail Again?
New video and updates. After poking their finger into the Royal Navy’s face, the Russian Navy suffers an embarrassment of epic proportions. The ship which sank the Liman was the Youzarsif H, a Togo-flagged livestock freighter. Most news reports have called it a barge. Another title for this may well be: Russian Intelligence Ship Liman sunk by… Continue reading Russian Intelligence Ship Liman (Лиман) Becomes Submarine
Is Putin that scared of a real opponent that he must resort to this? That is no leader. That is the sign of a scared little boy. We know that Putin’s popularity is declining rapidly, this will only make it worse. </end editorial> By – The Washington Times – Friday, April 28, 2017 Russian opposition… Continue reading Putin opponent doused with chemicals outside Moscow office
BY VALENTYN BADRAK, LADA ROSLYCKY, MYKHAILO SAMUS AND VOLODYMYR KOPCHAK ON 4/28/17 AT 12:10 AM This article first appeared on the Atlantic Council site. Russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine and intensive military operations in Syria have caused a very big problem: a shortage of qualified people to man its occupation forces. This personnel gap, caused… Continue reading PUTIN’S DILEMMA: FINDING ENOUGH TROOPS TO FIGHT HIS WARS
Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Bureau of Public Affairs Bureau of Public Affairs: Office of Press Relations Press Releases Press Releases: 2017 Press Releases: April 2017 Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC April 28, 2017 We are deeply troubled by the Russian Government’s decision to designate Open Russia,… Continue reading Designation Under Russia’s “Undesirables” Law of Open Russia, the Open Russia Civic Movement, and the Institute of Modern Russia
Kyiv, April 24, 2017 Russian President Vladimir Putin had hoped to seize large parts of mainland Ukraine with his 2014 hybrid invasion – instead, the campaign has served to consolidate Ukrainian national identity while dealing a historical blow to Russia influence in Ukraine. Just today Business Ukraine magazine published a marvelous article by Peter Dickinson,… Continue reading HOW PUTIN LOST UKRAINE: The Kremlin hubris that led Russia into self-defeating Ukraine hybrid war
Yesterday, when everybody else was announcing Macron was winning the French election, RT took another view. “Le Pen, the leader in the French presidential election after counting half the votes” April 23, 2017, 23:11 The leader of the party “National Front” Marine Le Pen after counting 50.3% of ballots gaining 24,10% of votes at the… Continue reading RT Says Le Pen Is Winning