March 12, 2018

(they produce new weapons they claim can evade any missile defense system and they blame Washington for starting a new arms race)

Putin declares that the long US attempt to gain nuclear superiority over Russia has failed and hopes Washington will “listen now.”

Cohen explains that President Putin’s speech to both houses of the Russian parliament on March 1, somewhat akin to the US president’s annual State of the Union address, wa...

October 27, 2017

During the late fifties and early sixties, at the dramatic height of the space race between the United States and Soviet Russia, propaganda was rife on both sides of the world but as these Soviet era propaganda posters attest to the Ruskies had an upper hand when it came to making striking and powerful propaganda posters.

Painted in the Soviet realism style these posters featured bold colours, grand imagery and inspiring slogan...

October 18, 2017

Quick commentary:

why bother, when you can just "borrow" the technology

A senior Russian official told Sputnik that Russia was developing options for the most effective ways of using its armed forces in order to respond to increasing external threats. According to the lawmaker, Russia can not influence the development of US missile defenses and prompt global strike systems, since there are no bilateral commitments between the tw...

September 25, 2017

With over 87 percent of Syrian territory already free from Daesh and over 96,000 terrorist installations destroyed by Russian airstrikes, peace in the war-torn country may still be far off as new opposition groups have come into play, many of them financed by the US, a military expert told Sputnik.

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September 25, 2017


but bomb the crap out the rest of the country in the meantime.

The Russian Defense Ministry announced that the Russian Armed Forces’ bomb experts have cleared mines from more than five thousands of hectares of land in Syria.

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September 15, 2017

Russian air defense planes carried out eight sorties in one week to intercept targets near the country's borders, the Defense Ministry said on Friday.

September 15, 2017

The creation of elusive combat railway missile complexes (BZhRK) in the Soviet Union significantly boosted the country's defense capabilities. Sputnik contributor Andrei Kots and military expert Igor Korotchenko explain how Russia's modernized Barguzin nuclear trains may nullify the US concept of a prompt global strike now.

September 4, 2017

The Russian Navy expects to receive two brand new Lavina ('Avalanche')-class amphibious assault ships under the next state armaments procurement program. According to the Ministry of Defense, the ships will take the place of the Mistrals, the two French vessels which Moscow ordered but never received...

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