Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Exclusive: New Russia military base on Arctic

Visitors to the Russian defence ministry website can now take a "virtual tour" of a new military base in a remote region of the Arctic. ______ Such media openness contrasts markedly with Russia's traditional military secrecy. However, the tour does not show any new military hardware. The...

Russia investigating attack on a underground train station as an “act of terror”

--- Video https://youtu.be/B1hY3RLvIaA Russia is investigating an attack on a underground train station as an "act of terror". Russia's Investigative Committee said it was investigating a suspected "act of terror" after a blast in the Saint Petersburg metro killed about 10 people and injured dozens. Interfax news agency...

EXCLUSIVE: Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the top secret military base in Arctic

--- Video https://youtu.be/_5H-fevZiWI --- Story Since the end of the Cold War, north of the Arctic Circle has generally been a demilitarized zone. The militaries of the world tend to stay clear of that part of the world for two reasons: It's hard to defend and there's...

New documents reveal Michael Flynn before joining Trump’s campaign, was paid by three Russian entities

Before joining Trump’s campaign, Flynn was paid by three Russian entities, including the Kremlin-backed RT network. ______ Former national security adviser Michael Flynn received substantial paychecks from Russian entities in the year before joining Donald Trump’s campaign as a surrogate, newly released documents reveal. The payments include...

Russia accused Albania, NATO and the EU of trying to impose a pro-Albanian government on Macedonia

Russia accused Albania, NATO and the European Union on Thursday of trying to impose a pro-Albanian government on Macedonia, gripped by political crisis. ______ A day earlier Macedonia's President Gjorge Ivanov refused to allow a coalition of Social Democrats and parties representing the country's big ethnic...

Russia’s combative ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York

Russia's combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. ______ The ministry gave no details on the circumstances of his death but offered condolences to his relatives and...

France accused Moscow for cyberattacks on servers of presidential candidates, for months

Suspected Russian cyberattacks on the French presidential campaign are "unacceptable", France's foreign minister said Sunday, adding it was clear that pro-Europe candidate Emmanuel Macron was being targeted. ______ A spokesman for Macron, who is currently riding high in the polls, has accused Moscow of being behind...

Vladimir Putin slammed NATO on constant attempts to drag Moscow into a military confrontation

Russian President Vladimir Putin has slammed the US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) over what he termed as the military alliance’s constant attempts to drag Moscow into a military confrontation. ______ Addressing senior members of the Russian intelligence agency FSB in Moscow on Thursday, Putin stated...

From 38% in 2002, today 67% of Russians view NATO as a threat – Gallup poll found

Sixty-seven percent of Russians view NATO as a threat, a new survey from Gallup shows. It’s the highest number recorded since 2008. In contrast, back in 2012, only 38 percent of Russians perceived the Western military bloc as a threat. ______ Fifty-four percent of Belarusians also view...

More mainstream media fake news: British media spread fake information about Russia and Romania

Sweet mercy, who is the baked potato at the Independent responsible for writing this headline, the literary equivalent of when you vomit and poop at the same time? ______ Wow. "Russia" said Romania was a clear threat? That sounds serious. Time to annex Bucharest? Just out of...

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