There has been more upheaval at the National Security Council according to new reports. “Andrew Peek, the senior director for European and Russian affairs at the National Security Council, has been placed on administrative leave pending a...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The French trade union, UNSA-RATP, has announced the suspension of anti-pension reform strikes on most metro lines of the Paris transport operator RATP starting 20 January.
Related topics: France, Paris, Moscow
Not enough money?
Key point: Moscow does not have the means or the industrial capacity to build them. It is possible, that if Russia wants carriers if may need to purchase them from another country- maybe...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has called on human rights institutions at the UN, the OSCE, and the Council of Europe to evaluate a law passed by the Ukrainian parliament limiting the extent to which children can be educated in the languages of...
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In a court filing released on Friday, former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein admitted that he authorized the release of the text messages between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page. Strzok and Page, who were involved in the Russia...
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Key point: The MiG-21 will easily reach sixty, however, and probably seventy without breaking a sweat. It remains one of the iconic fighters of the supersonic age.
Military aircraft can have notoriously...
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With America and Russia developing exoskeletons—essentially the powered armor suits depicted in science fiction and superhero films like Starship Troopers and Iron Man—it was inevitable that China would follow...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin played it differently this time.Instead of openly declaring plans to extend his rule like he did in 2011, Putin proposed constitutional amendments to appear to give more power to Russia’s parliament.Instead of...
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From fiction to reality.
Key Point: It's coming soon.
On November 10, 2015, Russian media accidentally-on-purpose revealed a glimpse into the Kremlin's new underwater weapon—the "Kanyon" or Status-6 nuclear-powered,...
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Will this make America's stealth fighters obsolete?
Key Point: Systems could come online as soon as this year.
Russian state media have begun leaking some information about the country’s next-generation air and missile...
Key Point: The USS Halibut conducted some of the most secretive spy missions of the Cold War.
One of the most unusual submarines of the Cold War was named after one of the most unusual fish in the sea. Halibut are...
Russia is rapidly expanding foreign arms deals worldwide, with Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin confirming to the Russian military's newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda December 20 that Moscow has signed military cooperation pacts with 39 countries in...
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Escobar Exposes America's Existential Battle To Stop Eurasian Integration
Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Saker blog,
Coming decade could see the US take on Russia, China and Iran over the New Silk Road connection
Related topics: China, Iran
Thanks to NATO.
Key point: Eighteen years later, Poland still operates around 30 MiG-29s alongside F-16s and old Su-22s.
Russia's MiG-29 first flew in 1977. Forty-two years later it's one of the most numerous warplanes in the...
Related topics: Poland, Nato
Algeria was rumored to be the first export customer.
Key Point: Rumors or reality?
Rumors circulated in late December 2019 that Algeria had inked a contract with Russia to become the first export customer of the Su-57...
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Russia has been accused of interference in the US presidential elections in 2016, allegedly using hacking and disinformation tactics to boost the chances of the current US president, Donald Trump, to win the race, although there has been no...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – French security forces evacuated President Emmanuel Macron from the Bouffes du Nord Theater in Paris as protesters tried to enter the building, French media reported.
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Western Media Coverage Of Russia As An Exercise In Propaganda
Authored by Gilbert Doctorow,
The notion of “fake news” has entered our vocabulary as a pejorative term for dissemination of bogus information, usually by social media,...
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Can the U.S. Army match it?
Russia may have been slower to adopt armed aerial drones (UCAVs) into service but it moved ahead of America in the domain-land warfare when it deployed the Uran-9—effectively, a...
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