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Russia's Mig-29 Fighter (moscow's F-16) Has A Problem

Mark Episkopos Security, This is the four-decade developmental story of the MiG-29, and the major driving force behind the prevalence of numerous aircraft variants in the Russian Air Force roster. Here's What You Need to Remember: As a fighter...
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Russian Bounties: Pentagon Vows ‘action’ If Intel Confirmed

Top Pentagon officials pledged Thursday to “take action” if the US military could corroborate intelligence suggesting Moscow paid militants linked to the Taliban to kill US soldiers in Afghanistan. General Mark Milley, chairman of the...
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Trump Pushed Cia To Give Intelligence To Kremlin

Just Security: “Why would the Russian government think it could get away with paying bounties to the Taliban to kill American soldiers? One answer to that question may be the extraordinary response that Moscow received when the Trump...
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Could Nazi Germany Have Captured Moscow? (and Won World War Ii?)

Michael Peck History, Eurasia Let's take a look. Key Point: Drive on Moscow, like Operation Typhoon, is a race against time. After seventy-five years, the question remains so tantalizing: What if the Germans had captured Moscow in December 1941?...
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Khabib Nurmagomedov's Father, Trainer Abdulmanap Dies At Age 57

UFC Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov 's father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, died Friday at the age of 57. According to RT.com (h/t CNN's Ben Morse ), Abdulmanap died in a Moscow hospital from complications related to COVID-19...
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Supersonic Disaster: Why Was Russia's Tu-22 Bomber So Bad?

Caleb Larson Security, Europe Moscow did improve later versions though. Key Point: The original version had a lot of problems. Here is why it took a while to overcome some of them. The Tu-22M proved itself as a capable bomber, but its...
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What Do Russian Analysts Make Of The Charge Moscow Offered Taliban Bounties On Us Troops?

Nikola MikovicU.S. Soldiers navigate a stream during a security patrol in Chabar, Afghanistan, Dec. 3, 2009. The Soldiers are from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. (Photo:...
Related topics: Russia, Taliban, Afghanistan, World Photos

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San Francisco Now Has The 3rd-most Billionaires Of Any City In The World, Beating Out London,...

San Francisco is now the third city in the world with the most billionaires, per a new Wealth-X report. The tech hub gained two billionaires in 2019, bringing its total billionaire count to 77. San Francisco beat out cities including London, Moscow,...
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Pompeo Doesn’t Rule Out Inviting Putin To Expanded G7 Summit

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday left the door open to President Vladimir Putin attending a US summit but insisted the administration has been firm over Moscow’s activities in Afghanistan. President Donald Trump “gets to...
Related topics: Mike Pompeo, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Afghanistan, Donald Trump

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Russia Scales Up Electronic Voting For Key Referendum, But Misses Security Issues

The referendum is likely to extend Putin's term in officeA poster urging citizens to vote in Russia's upcoming constitutional referendum, stressing amendments on social policy. Moscow, June 2020. Photo (c): Alexey Kovalev. Used with...
Related topics: Russia, Referendum, Vladimir Putin, World Photos

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Us Sanctions On Nord Stream 2 Terminate Trans-atlantic Partnership - Germany's Schroeder

MOSCOW - Former German Chancellor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rosneft Gerhard Schroeder believes that the US sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 project are a deliberate termination of the transatlantic partnership, according to his...
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French Government Urges Airbus To Save As Many Jobs As Possible Amid Industry Crisis

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The French government calls on the Airbus planemaker to limit layoffs and use the benefits of the state support for the country’s coronavirus-hit aviation sector, Secretary of State to the Minister of Economy and Finance Agnes...
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Afghanistan Bounty Reports 'lie' Aimed At Disrupting Us-russia Cooperation, Russian Envoy To Us Says

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The unsubstantiated allegations reported in the US media that Moscow offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to assassinate US soldiers in Afghanistan are a lie aimed at disrupting cooperation between Russia and the...
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Dod Doesn’t Know, But ‘unnamed Sources’ Do? Officials Say Trump Knew About Bounty Claims For...

Last Friday’s New York Times piece citing anonymous intelligence officials on an alleged Russian plot to offer rewards to Taliban-linked militants to kill US and coalition troops in Afghanistan has been criticized and condemned from all sides,...
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Faq: What’s Behind Russia’s Growing Ties With The Taliban?

Moscow denies offering bounties to kill U.S. soldiers, but it sees the militants as key players in a future Afghanistan. Here’s what Russian officials and others say about their interest in Afghanistan and their links to militants there.
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White House: No Consensus Among Us Intel On Alleged 'russian Bounties' For Us Troops In Afghanistan

The New York Times' allegation that Russia has been offering reward money to Taliban-linked militants in Afghanistan to kill US and coalition troops has been attacked from all sides, with Moscow, the Trump administration and the Taliban itself...
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Chinese Media Rate ‘king Of Land Warfare’ Appearing At Moscow’s Victory Parade

This year, instead of the traditional May 9 Victory Day parade, Russia marked the anniversary of the triumph over Nazi Germany on June 24, on the 75th anniversary of the first parade dedicated to the occasion in 1945. For the event, nearly 14,000...
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Uk Think Tank Calls On Government To Protect Jobs As Country Reopens After Pandemic

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom needs to protect jobs to prevent an unemployment crisis as the country slowly recovers from the coronavirus, a UK-based think tank said in a report on Monday.
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Thirty Found Dead As Boat Capsizes In Bangladesh's Dhaka - Photo

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Thirty bodies have been recovered after a large boat capsized in the Buriganga river in the capital of Bangladesh on Monday morning, national media reported.
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Hundreds Of Americans Join Rally To Support Police In Virginia’s Fredericksburg

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Hundreds of people have joined a "Back the Blue" rally in the city of Fredericksburg in the US state of Virginia to support law enforcement officers amid calls to defund the police.
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