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US A-10s bombed city of Aleppo on Wednesday, shifted blame onto Moscow

By Two US Air Force A-10 warplanes carried out airstrikes on Aleppo Wednesday, destroying nine facilities, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported. The same day, the Pentagon accused Moscow of bombing two hospitals, despite no Russian flights over the city. “Yesterday, at 13:55 Moscow time (10:55 GMT), two American A-10 assault aircraft entered Syrian airspace from […]

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file photo - Some Killed and Injured in Terrorist Attacks in Aleppo

Syria troops make more gains in Aleppo with help of Russia

By Syrian army troops recaptured a new village north of Aleppo Monday, bringing troops and allied militiamen to within a few kilometers of the Turkish border as part of a major Russian-backed offensive in the area, the Syrian government and opposition activists said. State-run news agency SANA said army troops took control of the […]

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GULF OF ADEN (Feb. 9, 2009) The Russian destroyer Admiral Vinogradov (DDG 572) is underway near the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) while conducting operations in the Gulf of Aden. Vella Gulf is the flagship for Combined Task Force 151, a multi-national task force conducting counterpiracy operations to detect and deter piracy in and around the Gulf of Aden, Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean and Red Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Jason R. Zalasky/Released)

Russia shows off submarine destroyer near Syrian coast

By The Russian Navy gave journalists an onboard tour of the Udaloy-class anti-submarine destroyer that has been deployed to the Syrian port of Latakia to assist other Russian warships in their Mediterranean mission. The Vice-Admiral Kulakov is one of eight frigates of its class currently in service in the Russian Navy. Its main purpose […]

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Islamist militants in Aleppo, Syria, got reinforcements from Turkey – Russian Foreign Ministry

By Terrorists have increased their activities ahead of the next week’s inter-Syrian talks, with insurgents in the Syrian province of Aleppo receiving reinforcements from Turkey, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. The much-anticipated talks between the Syrian government and different opposition groups are scheduled to take place in the Swiss city of Geneva on January 25. […]

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Heavy blast in Kabul near Russian Embassy

By A car bomb explosion struck near the Russian embassy in Kabul, the embassy confirmed to RT. The police report 10 people injured and no casualties so far. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. Breaking Story Full Story and Video An Afghan policeman keeps watch near the site of a blast, […]

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Vladimir Putin unleashes his new secret weapon in the fight against ISIS – an army of super smelling RATS

By Vladimir Putin is preparing to unleash his latest weapon in the war against terror: an army of cyborg rats. Russian scientists are hoping to combine the rats and their amazing noses with the latest technology, allowing them to sniff out explosives or drugs in places which are impregnable to all but the very small. […]

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Russian destroyer fires warning shots at Turkish fishing boat on collision course in Aegean

By A Russian destroyer had to open warning fire as a Turkish fishing vessel sailed on a collision course towards them and didn’t respond to calls from the warship, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. Following the incident, the Russian Defense Ministry warned the Turkish military attaché about “the possible harmful consequences of the reckless […]

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War Is On The Horizon: Is It Too Late To Stop It?

By One lesson from military history is that once mobilization for war begins, it takes on a momentum of its own and is uncontrollable. This might be what is occuring unrecognized before our eyes. In his September 28 speech at the 70th Anniversity of the United Nations, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that Russia […]

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2746767 26.11.2015 Зенитно-ракетный комплекс С-400 во время заступления на боевое дежурство на российской авиабазе Хмеймим для обеспечения безопасности полетов российской авиагруппы в Сирии. Дмитрий Виноградов/РИА Новости

Any targets threatening Russian forces in Syria must be immediately destroyed – Putin

By Jihadists in Syria pose a direct threat to Russia, Putin has told a defense meeting in Moscow, adding that any targets threatening the country’s military there should be destroyed. Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said Islamic State’s influence in Syria continues to expand. The Russian military’s actions in Syria are being coordinated with Russian […]

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‘Hopefully, no nukes will be needed’ against ISIS – Putin

By Vladimir Putin has praised the Russian cruise missiles fired against terrorists in Syria from the sea. He expressed hope that these weapons would not have to be armed with nuclear warheads. Meeting in the Kremlin with Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, who reported the latest results of the anti-Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) ops […]

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New report warns military has ‘failed to keep pace’ with China and Russia in electromagnetic warfare

By America is falling behind in the development of critical electromagnetic weapons some say could wipe out 90 percent of its population, a new report has claimed. The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments says the technology is ‘one of the most critical operational domains in modern warfare.’ However, it concludes ‘unfortunately, ‘failed to […]

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Russia presents proof of Turkey’s role in ISIS oil trade

By The Russian Defense Ministry held a major briefing on new findings concerning IS funding in Moscow on Wednesday. According to Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov, Russia is aware of three main oil smuggling routes to Turkey. “Today, we are presenting only some of the facts that confirm that a whole team of bandits and […]

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Obama could drag the US into a ‘devastating nuclear war’ in increasingly complex Syria crisis

By A Hawaii Representative has warned the US government that President Barack Obama’s decision to put American fighter jets that can ‘target Russian planes’ on the border between Turkey and Syria could start a ‘devastating nuclear war’. Democratic Rep Tulsi Gabbard’s comments came after Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told Congress on Tuesday that the […]

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Russia to Escalate Syria Offensive With Ground Troops, Arab Media Claim

By TEL AVIV – News reports in the Arab world claim Russia is planning to escalate its military involvement in Syria by sending in ground troops and increasing airstrikes, according to translations provided by the Middle East Research Institute (MEMRI).  Syrian and pro-Syrian Lebanese media have published reports over the past two weeks claiming […]

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Turkey shoots down Russian jet after violating its air space: One pilot is feared captured in Syria

By Turkey’s military have today shot down a Russian war plane near its border with Syria after the jet violated Turkish air space. The Russian Sukhoi Su-24 jet was shot down by Turkish F-16 fighter planes after ignoring nearly a dozen warnings, Turkish army officials said. However, Russia’s Ministry of Defence claims the jet […]

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Sinai plane crash WAS an act of terror, says Putin as he vows to hunt down bombers who downed jet ‘in any part of planet’

By Vladimir Putin gas vowed to ‘punish’ those responsible for bringing down a Russian jet over the Sinai desert last month, after he confirmed that a bomb was responsible for the crash. The Russian president claimed that the jet was blown up by a home-made bomb containing 1.5kg of explosives, resulting in the loss of […]

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