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Huge Buildup Of Russian And US-NATO Forces As War Games Hit Fever Pitch

Huge Buildup Of Russian And US-NATO Forces As War Games Hit Fever Pitch

As the U.S. and several Eastern European NATO countries conduct a series of military exercises near Russia’s border, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his Northern Fleet “to full alert in a snap combat readiness exercise” in the Arctic, state-run media reported Monday.

| March 25, 2015 | 39 Comments
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Obama Proposes Spending Zero Dollars To Defend Against A Russian Nuclear Attack

Obama Proposes Spending Zero Dollars To Defend Against A Russian Nuclear Attack

Russian military officials insist that even in peacetime, most of the country’s missiles are ready to launch within minutes.

| March 21, 2015 | 30 Comments
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Russia Now Conducting Massive Land-Sea-Air Military Exercises

Russia Now Conducting Massive Land-Sea-Air Military Exercises

Russia is getting ready to counteract and repel land-sea-air military aggression on its western, northern, southern and eastern borders simultaneously, as massive drills of all military branches are underway across Russia.

| March 18, 2015 | 8 Comments
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Putin Says He Was Prepared To Launch Nuclear Weapons In Crimea Annexation

Putin Says He Was Prepared To Launch Nuclear Weapons In Crimea Annexation

Vladimir Putin has reappeared in Russia, after being gone for 10 days. There were many speculating as to where he was, but no one knew for sure. “And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is […]

| March 17, 2015 | 12 Comments
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Russian Scientists Baffled As Siberia’s Mysterious Massive Craters Continue To Grow

Russian Scientists Baffled As Siberia’s Mysterious Massive Craters Continue To Grow

‘We know now of seven craters in the Arctic area,’ Professor Bogoyavlensky told The Siberian Times. ‘Five are directly on the Yamal peninsula, one in Yamal Autonomous district, and one is on the north of the Krasnoyarsk region, near the Taimyr peninsula.

| February 23, 2015 | 32 Comments
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Britain’s Top NATO Commander Warns Russia May Be Provoking WWIII

Britain’s Top NATO Commander Warns Russia May Be Provoking WWIII

He said: ‘The threat from Russia and the risk it brings of a miscalculation resulting in a strategic conflict, however unlikely we see it as being right now, represents an existential threat to our whole being.’

| February 20, 2015 | 12 Comments
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Alexis Tsipras Quickly Forms Unexpected Alliance Between Greece And Russia

Alexis Tsipras Quickly Forms Unexpected Alliance Between Greece And Russia

“Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has blasted European economic sanction on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. The left-wing firebrand accused Brussels of hypocrisy over the sanctions, saying it was unfair not to pursue Russian oligarchs with money invested overseas.

| February 18, 2015 | 68 Comments
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Russia Signs Historic Eurasian Economic Union Pact With Belarus And Kazakhstan

Russia Signs Historic Eurasian Economic Union Pact With Belarus And Kazakhstan

“The just-signed treaty is of epoch-making, historic importance,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said. The troika of countries will cooperate in energy, industry, agriculture, and transport.

| January 7, 2015 | 10 Comments
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Russia Begins Project ‘Noah’s Ark’ DNA Database Of All Living Things

Russia Begins Project ‘Noah’s Ark’ DNA Database Of All Living Things

Construction on the ark itself will be completed by 2018, and will be 267 square miles in size and scope.

| December 26, 2014 | 37 Comments
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Panic As Russian Ruble Collapses, Putin Powerless To Stop Freefall

Panic As Russian Ruble Collapses, Putin Powerless To Stop Freefall

Russia’s government is in the midst of a full-scale war to preserve the value of the ruble as a plummeting oil price has led to billions flooding away from the country.

| December 17, 2014 | 54 Comments
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Russian Tanks Roll Into Ukraine

Russian Tanks Roll Into Ukraine

The report of a new Russian movement of armor across the border follows a charge on Thursday by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine that Kiev government forces had launched a new offensive – which Kiev immediately denied.

| November 7, 2014 | 29 Comments
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Russia Prepares Militarization Of Arctic Ocean After Huge Oil & Natural Gas Strike

Russia Prepares Militarization Of Arctic Ocean After Huge Oil & Natural Gas Strike

Former Soviet bases are being reactivated, a 6,000-soldier permanent military force will be established in the northwest Russia’s Murmansk region, and radar and guidance systems are planned in the area, the Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported.

| October 21, 2014 | 26 Comments
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As Putin Deploys Tactical Nuclear Weapons To Crimea, Obama Reduces Readiness

As Putin Deploys Tactical Nuclear Weapons To Crimea, Obama Reduces Readiness

Russia is moving tactical nuclear weapons systems into recently-annexed Crimea while the Obama administration is backing informal talks aimed at cutting U.S. tactical nuclear deployments in Europe.

| October 10, 2014 | 156 Comments
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Panic As Thousands Of Russian Troops Pour Into Ukraine

Panic As Thousands Of Russian Troops Pour Into Ukraine

Declaring that Russian troops had crossed into Ukraine, President Petro O. Poroshenko on Thursday canceled a planned visit to Turkey and convened a meeting of the national security council to focus on the “marked aggravation of the situation” in the southeast of his country.

| August 28, 2014 | 30 Comments
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Ukraine Ups The Ante By Destroying Part Of Russian Military Convoy

Ukraine Ups The Ante By Destroying Part Of Russian Military Convoy

Ukraine said on Friday it had destroyed part of a Russian military convoy that entered onto its territory in an incursion that has sent cross-border tensions rocketing.

| August 15, 2014 | 12 Comments
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Tension Rising As Russian Military Vehicles Enter Ukraine

Tension Rising As Russian Military Vehicles Enter Ukraine

A column of 23 armoured Russian personnel carriers, supported by fuel trucks and other logistics vehicles with official Russian military plates, travelling towards the border near the Russian town of Donetsk – about 200km away from Donetsk, Ukraine.

| August 15, 2014 | 22 Comments
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Snubbing Obama, Russia And China Sign Historic Deal To Bypass The U.S. Dollar

Snubbing Obama, Russia And China Sign Historic Deal To Bypass The U.S. Dollar

“These actions in Russia, including China’s voracious appetite for gold, these actions are meaningful steps away from the dollar,” Jim Rickards, partner at Tangent Capital Partners

| August 11, 2014 | 72 Comments
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Two New Bottomless Holes Appear In ‘End Of The World’ Russian Village Of Yamal

Two New Bottomless Holes Appear In ‘End Of The World’ Russian Village Of Yamal

New unexplained holes have appeared in Siberia following the mystery over a giant crater on the Yamal Peninsula. A second is in the same permafrost region of northern Russia, and a third on the Taymyr Peninsula, to the east, in Kransoyark region.

| July 28, 2014 | 44 Comments
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Giant Hole Opens Up In Russian Village Whose Name Means ‘End Of The World’ (VIDEO)

Giant Hole Opens Up In Russian Village Whose Name Means ‘End Of The World’ (VIDEO)

To put it mildly, scientists around the world are baffled and flocking to a remote region in Russia to investigate why an enormous hole hundreds of feet deep has suddenly appeared in the Yamal Peninsula region of northern Russia by Siberia.

| July 15, 2014 | 105 Comments
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First Time Deployment Of Twin US B-2 Stealth Bombers To Europe

First Time Deployment Of Twin US B-2 Stealth Bombers To Europe

Two U.S. B-2 Spirit stealth bombers are being deployed to Europe for the first time. The deployment of the advanced aircraft will be used for “short term deployment” at Fairford, a Royal Air Force base in England — just three hours from Russia.

| June 10, 2014 | 6 Comments
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Putin Hails Russia’s ‘All Conquering Force’ As It Celebrates Annual Victory Day

Putin Hails Russia’s ‘All Conquering Force’ As It Celebrates Annual Victory Day

“This is a holiday when all-conquering patriotic force triumphs, when we all feel especially strongly what it means to be true to the Motherland and how important it is to be able to stand up for its interests,” Putin told massed troops to shouts of “Hurrah! Hurrah!”

| May 10, 2014 | 16 Comments
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Russian Military Launches Dark Military Recruitment Commercial As US Relations Vanish

Russian Military Launches Dark Military Recruitment Commercial As US Relations Vanish

Russia launches this new recruitment campaign at a time when Russia – US relations are at their lowest point since the Cold War of the 1950’s. Today, Russian news wires said that the exercises simulated dealing a massive retaliatory nuclear strike in response to an enemy attack.

| May 8, 2014 | 18 Comments
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Putin Conducts Nuclear Response Preparedness Exercises Amid Ukraine Tensions

Putin Conducts Nuclear Response Preparedness Exercises Amid Ukraine Tensions

Russian news wires said that the exercises simulated dealing a massive retaliatory nuclear strike in response to an enemy attack. The description of the exercise is unusually blunt, reflecting tensions with the West running high over Ukraine.

| May 8, 2014 | 6 Comments
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Pro-Russian Forces Storm Prosecutor’s Office In Ukraine’s Donetsk

Pro-Russian Forces Storm Prosecutor’s Office In Ukraine’s Donetsk

Pro-Russian protesters stormed the prosecutor’s office in the separatist-held city of Donetsk on Thursday, lobbing stones and smashing windows after accusing the office of working for the Western-backed government in Kiev.

| May 1, 2014 | 13 Comments
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