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Putin Orders Creation Of New Elite Russian Military Reserve Forces

Putin Orders Creation Of New Elite Russian Military Reserve Forces

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the creation of a new reserve armed force as part of steps to improve training and military readiness at a time of international tensions with the West over Ukraine.

| July 18, 2015 | 13 Comments
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Alexis Tsipras Signs 11th Hour Deal With Putin To Save Greece From Financial Ruin

Alexis Tsipras Signs 11th Hour Deal With Putin To Save Greece From Financial Ruin

Putin and Alexis Tsipras signed a deal Friday to build an extension of a prospective gas pipeline that would carry Russian gas to Europe through Turkey. Russia promised Greece hundreds of millions of dollars in transit payments yearly if it agreed to build the pipeline. Construction of the pipeline is expected to start next year and be completed in 2019.

| June 21, 2015 | 44 Comments
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Russian BRAHMOS Cruise Missile System Has Pentagon Scrambling To Protect American Cities (VIDEO)

Russian BRAHMOS Cruise Missile System Has Pentagon Scrambling To Protect American Cities (VIDEO)

The Pentagon is quietly working to set up an elaborate network of defenses to protect American cities from a barrage of Russian cruise missiles known as BRAHMOS.

| June 19, 2015 | 23 Comments
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Russian Cash Flowed To Clinton Foundation After Hillary Approved Uranium Mine Sale

Russian Cash Flowed To Clinton Foundation After Hillary Approved Uranium Mine Sale

Hillary Clinton’s State Department was part of a panel that approved the sale of one of America’s largest uranium mines at the same time a foundation controlled by the seller’s chairman was making donations to a Clinton family charity, records reviewed by The Wall Street Journal show.

| April 24, 2015 | 10 Comments
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Putin Taunts Israel By Selling S-300 Surface To Air Missile System To Iran (VIDEO)

Putin Taunts Israel By Selling S-300 Surface To Air Missile System To Iran (VIDEO)

Many believe that the turn around by Russia to sell the S-300 missiles, comes on the heals of the preliminary deal being worked out and finalized in late June with Iran.

| April 14, 2015 | 15 Comments
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Russians Hack Obama White House Computer Network In ‘Spear Phishing’ Attack

Russians Hack Obama White House Computer Network In ‘Spear Phishing’ Attack

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told a Senate hearing in February that the “Russian cyber-threat is more severe than we have previously assessed.”

| April 7, 2015 | 24 Comments
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Russian Military Sciences Expert Says Putin Should Nuke Yellowstone Park And The San Andreas Fault

Russian Military Sciences Expert Says Putin Should Nuke Yellowstone Park And The San Andreas Fault

The Russian president of the Academy of Geopolitical Problems urged Russia’s military to attack Yellowstone Park and the San Andreas Fault.

| April 1, 2015 | 16 Comments
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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 | 48 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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