by Mark Episkopos Here's What You Need To Remember: The Northern Sea Route provides commercial ships in the Saint Petersburg area with a greatly expedited form of transit to East Asia through the Bering Sea. The Onega and Naryan-Mar Grisha III- class corvettes launched torpedo attacks against a notional enemy’s submarine in the White Sea, according to the Northern Fleet’s press office. The Typhoon-class submarine Dmitry Donskoi played the role of the enemy vessel, the Norther
Analysis by Brad Lendon, CNN Hong Kong (CNN) Jets screamed across the sky and cannons boomed in northern China on Friday, as 10,000 People's Liberation Army and Russian troops gave a live-fire finale to a week of military exercises touted by both countries as a new high in bilateral military relations.
The joint exercises were the first of their kind to use a joint command and control system, with Russian troops integrated into Chinese formations, according to a statement by
By Katharina Krebs, Zahra Ullah and Lauren Said-Moorhouse, CNN A BBC journalist working in Moscow said Saturday that she felt shocked she was being expelled from Russia and said she had been told she could never return to the country, in what her employer, the UK's public broadcaster, described as a "direct assault on media freedom." Sarah Rainsford, the BBC's Moscow correspondent, whose media accreditation is due to expire at the end of the month, said her forced departure c
Ok, so im starting a new mythbusting series. This time on the new Cold War. Whose to blame? are the russians poor victims of excessive NATO expansion? or is Putin a thug and bully just looking to pick a fight if he can win? Well, I think many of you know what I think. This first episode looks at Putin`s background, starting with his "KGB" experience during the 1980s all the way up to his "free and fair" election in 2012. It scares me so much that people all around the world t