Posts Tagged ‘russian’

Is Vietnam Gravitating Toward a Russian Orbit Now?

Given Russia’s significant shift eastward, news of new cooperation with Vietnam and other southeast Asian nations bears watching. President Putin’s recent call with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong over Sputnik V shipments highlights moves by Moscow to engage the region. Vietnam began vaccinating citizens using the AstraZeneca vaccine. The […]

Czech president ‘casts doubt over’ Russian involvement in deadly blast

Czech President Milos Zeman has cast doubt on Russia’s involvement in a 2014 explosion at an arms depot. President Zeman has suggested the deadly blast could have been caused accidentally due to the mishandling of explosives and says there is no conclusive evidence to charge Russia over the alleged sabotage. Prague caused an unprecedented diplomatic […]

Russian military creating system to make areas of airspace inaccessible to foreign missiles and drones

Home » Europe, Wars / Conflicts » Russian military creating system to make areas of airspace inaccessible to foreign missiles and drones     Russia’s electronic warfare specialists will practice creating ‘protection areas’ in the country’s airspace that could render foreign satellite navigation systems completely useless, disabling an enemy’s high-precision weapons. According to Moscow daily […]

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny To End Hunger Strike On Day 24

MOSCOW (AP) — Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is ending his hunger strike after getting medical attention and being warned by his doctors that continuing it would put his life at risk. In an Instagram post on Friday afternoon, the 24th day of his hunger strike, Navalny said he will continue to demand […]

Russian’s Navalny to end prison hunger strike on 24th day

“Thanks to the huge support of good people across the country and around the world, we have made huge progress,” Navalny said in his message. “Two months ago, my requests for medical help were prompting smirks. I wasn’t given any medications….Thanks to you, now I have been examined by a concilium of civilian doctors twice.” […]

Russian’s Navalny to end prison hunger strike

Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is ending his hunger strike after getting medical attention and being warned by his doctors that continuing it would be life-threatening. In an Instagram post on Friday afternoon, the 24th day of his hunger strike, Navalny said he will continue to demand a visit from his doctor to […]

‘Traitor, stinking Russian’: Abused by PM’s backers, Elkin’s wife goes to police

The wife of New Hope MK Ze’ev Elkin has filed a police complaint against supporters of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who verbally attacked her outside the family’s Jerusalem home. Videos posted to Twitter Monday showed a group of Likud activists cursing and screaming at Elkin’s wife, Maria, as she stood by herself outside her home. […]

Russian military build-up numbers more than 100,000 troops, EU says

BRUSSELS- Russia has concentrated more than 100,000 troops on Ukraine’s border and in annexed Crimea, the EU’s top diplomat Josep Borrell said on Monday after EU foreign ministers were briefed by Ukraine’s foreign minister.”It is more than 100,000 Russian troops massing on the Ukrainian borders and in Crimea. The risk of further escalation is evident,” […]

Czech Republic excludes Russian energy giant from nuclear tender

The Czech government has excluded Russian energy giant Rosatom from a multi-billion euro tender for a new unit at a nuclear plant amid a diplomatic row with Moscow. It comes just days after Prague expelled 18 Russian diplomats and announced that it was hunting two Russian nationals wanted over a deadly explosion at an arms […]

Navalny transferred to Russian prison hospital, lawyer says

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been transferred to a prison hospital, supporters and officials said on Monday, 20 days into a hunger strike that has led the United States to warn Moscow of serious repercussions if he should die in jail.Navalny’s lawyer Alexei Liptser said after visiting him in the hospital of penal colony […]

Russian delegate notes progress in Iran nuclear talks, but end ‘far away’

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Russian Dissident Alexei Navalny Could Be Days From Death In Prison

Popular Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny could be just days from death following mysterious pains and a hunger strike in a notorious prison, his supporters warned Saturday. “Alexei is dying … it’s a question of days,” Navalny’s spokesperson, Kira Yarmysh, said on Facebook. “It’s totally, totally unfair, and totally inappropriate,” President Joe Biden told reporters Saturday when […]

Russian amphibious options and how to debunk a Ukie lie (OPEN THREAD #13)

April 17, 2021  Source You probably have heard that Russian moved almost the entire Caspian Flotilla to the Black Sea, including quite a few amphibious assault ships.  What you might not know is that Russia also moved two Large Landing Ships (“dock landing ships”) through the Mediterranean, across the Bosporus, also into the Black Sea.  […]

Russian Navy To Guard Iranian Oil Supplies To Syria Under Strategic Agreement – Report

South Front  17.04.2021  A Russian Navy assault team from the Russian Federation ship Severromorsk land by helicopter on the deck of the Italian Ship San Marco, the NATO flag ship to Operation Ocean Shield, during a NATO-Russia counter piracy exercise in the Gulf of Aden. Russia, Iran and Syria have established a joint operation room […]

Czech Republic expels 18 Russian embassy staff for ‘spying’ in 2014 explosion case

The Czech Republic is expelling 18 Russian diplomats who authorities say have been “clearly” identified as spies, in a case related to a huge ammunition depot explosion in 2014. Prime Minister Andrej Babis said the move is based on “unequivocal evidence” provided by Czech intelligence and security services that Russian military agents were involved in […]

Russian medics sound alarm over Alexei Navalny’s blood test results

A doctor for jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has issued a stark warning about the 44-year-old’s condition in his third week of hunger strike. Physician Yaroslav Ashikhmin wrote in a Facebook post on Saturday that he had received test results from Navalny’s family that made him fear his patient “could die at any minute”. […]

Russian security service briefly detains Ukrainian diplomat

Russia‘s FSB security service briefly detained a Ukrainian diplomat in St Petersburg, Ukraine‘s foreign ministry said on Saturday, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the neighboring countries. Interfax news agency earlier reported the FSB as saying Oleksandr Sosoniuk was taken into custody when he tried to obtain classified information from Russian law enforcement databases […]

Liz Cheney Was a Primary Culprit of Spreading Fake News on Russian Bounties to Undermine Trump

U.S. intelligence agencies debunked on Thursday what was treated as blockbuster election-year reporting last summer of an anonymously sourced story in The New York Times claiming the Kremlin placed bounties on American troops in Afghanistan. President Donald Trump, went the tale, deliberately downplayed the aggression to appease Russia and accelerate the timeline to withdraw U.S. […]

UK summons Russian ambassador over ‘malign activity’

LONDON, United Kingdom — Britain on Thursday said it had summoned the Russian ambassador in the UK to express its deep concern at what it called Moscow’s “pattern of malign activity.” The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) said that included “cyber intrusions, interference in democratic processes, and the build-up of military forces near the […]

US expels Russian diplomats and imposes sanctions for hacking

The US has announced it will expel 10 Russian diplomats and impose sanctions against dozens of people and companies, holding the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year’s presidential election and the hacking of federal agencies. The sweeping measures announced on Thursday are meant to punish Russia for actions that US officials say cut to […]

White House: Intel on Russian ‘bounties’ on US troops shaky

The White House says that the intelligence community does not have conclusive evidence that Russian intelligence operatives encouraged the Taliban to attack American troops in Afghanistan The assessment, revealed Thursday as the U.S. announced a host of new sanctions on the Russian government, undermines one of the sharpest attacks Joe Biden and other Democrats leveled […]

Joe Biden bans US banks from buying or underwriting Russian debt sales

The Treasury Department announced Thursday that starting June 14, US banks will generally be banned from participating in all bond sales by Russia’s central bank, ministry of finance and sovereign wealth fund. That means these Wall Street firms won’t be able to buy or underwrite these crucial transactions by Russia’s central government. This marks a significant escalation […]

NATO sends 40K Troops to Russian Border Prepared for WORLD WAR 3

    NATO will concentrate 40,000 troops and 15,000 items of armament and military hardware near Russian borders, basically in the Black Sea and Baltic regions, Russia’s Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday. Overall, “40,000 troops and 15,000 items of armament and military hardware, including strategic aircraft, will be concentrated” near the […]

RUSSIAN-SYRIAN GAS CONTRACT HINTS AT SYRIA’S RECOVERY

Source  09.04.2021 Submitted by Steven Sahiounie. The Syrian government signed a 4-year contract in March with Capital Limited, a Russian firm, to conduct oil and gas exploration in the area known as block No. 1 in the Syrian exclusive economic zone in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of the Tartous province. The disputed maritime area covers 2,250 square […]

RUSSIAN-UKRAINIAN WAR: TRAGEDY FOR PEOPLE, CHANCE FOR ELITES

10.04.2021  South Front Illustrative Image Against the backdrop of ongoing political provocations and bellicose rhetoric from all parties involved in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, military escalation is constantly growing. Local forces, as well as the OSCE observers, report about more and more ceasefire violations in the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics. There are daily […]

YCP – Kosher Press False Accusations of Russian Militarism

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Russian-US crew departs to ISS for six month mission

The Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft launched on Friday to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Aboard the aircraft, two Russian cosmonauts and one NASA astronaut that will undertake a 6-month mission The launch came three days before the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s groundbreaking orbital flight when he became the first member […]

EU very worried over Russian military activity near Ukraine’s border

The European Union has expressed “great concern” over the movement of Russian military forces near the border with Ukraine. Josep Borrell, the bloc’s foreign affairs chief, also expressed “unwavering support” for Kyiv after a phone conversation with Ukraine’s foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba. “We are following with severe concern the Russian military activity surrounding Ukraine,” Borrell […]

Russian Foreign Ministry on the US, Canada and EU

Russian Foreign Ministry on the US, Canada and EU Stephen Lendman / Stephen Lendman Russian Foreign Ministry on the US, Canada, and EU by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below) commented on the State Department’s duplicitous human rights report, saying: The Biden regime “should…focus on […]

US-Russian Cooperation in Space Pokes Holes in Conflicts on Earth

A last minute request from NASA to fly an American astronaut on Russia’s Soyuz rocket opens up a wide array of interesting points. Space.com in an article titled, “Here’s how NASA just booked a last-minute trip to space on a Russian Soyuz,” would note: “The crew composition change came as a result of an earnest request from […]

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