Deck-based Su-33 fighter jets of Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier have destroyed at least 30 militants of Jabhat en-Nusra terrorist group. A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed after take off from the Admiral Kuznetsov on November 14, but the incident did not change the plans of the Russian aircraft carrier group
The Pentagon has acknowledged that as many as 64 civilians had been killed in Syria and Iraq as a result of US air raids. Five civilians were killed in the vicinity of Deir ez-Zor in Syria in November of 2015. On March 5, a US airstrike near Mosul killed ten civilians. Earlier, the US would persistently accuse Russia of civilians casualties
US nuclear-powered submarines with nuclear weapons, US aircraft carriers with nuclear weapons and US aircraft with nuclear weapons violate the regime of the nuclear-free zone in South Korea. Vladimir Putin said once that no one will touch a country if this country has a nuclear bomb. Can North Korea use its nuclear weapons?
Russian President Putin said at the meeting of the Valdai Club in Sochi that Washington has not been able to distinguish between terrorists and moderate opposition in Syria, despite many promises to do so. As a result, the truce was terminated, and the White House accuses the Kremlin of all mortal sins
In June of 2014, the world was amazed to see the Iraq army - armed and trained by the Americans - losing ground to the Islamic State. Fallujah, Ramadi and Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, fell within a month. The operation to liberate Mosul was launched on October 16. Will the city be liberated from ISIS terrorists?
Russian and Syrian military aircraft have ceased the bombings of the city of Aleppo and its suburbs. The bombings were stopped on 10:00 MSK on October 18. The situation in Aleppo has worsened considerably. The West accuses Russia of the bombings of the city, claiming that Russia and Syria carry direct responsibility for the deaths of civilians
The Stratfor analysts believe that in the 4th quarter of 2016 risks of military clash between Moscow and Washington in Syria will increase. According to the experts, cooperation of Moscow and Washington on the battlefield will be minimal, as both sides are not quite interested in diplomatic deescalation of the Syrian conflict.
Against the backdrop of clashes in Kashmir that threaten to escalate into a war between India and Pakistan, Russia conducted military exercises "Friendship-2016" with Pakistan. India saw the move as an act of betrayal. Why does Moscow eye Islamabad rather than New Delhi?
The prime goal for US-Russian contacts today is to avoid military clashes between Russia and the USA in Syria. It is not clear yet how the situation may change after the presidential elections in the United States. Meanwhile, the Obama administration follows "the worse - the better" principle, reducing bilateral cooperation on Syria to nothing
US State Department spokesman John Kirby spoke about a possibility of terrorist attacks in Russian cities and losses for the Russian Air Force in Syria. "Don't you think that such ventriloquism about "body bags," "terrorist acts in Russian cities" sound like the "attack!" command, rather than diplomatic comments?" Russian FM representative said
In the Netherlands, the joint investigation team has provided a report on the preliminary results of the investigation into the crash of the Malaysian Boeing near Donetsk. Putin's official spokesman said Wednesday that the investigation into the crash of the Malaysian Boeing near Donetsk was shrouded in speculations
Turkey's President Recep Erdogan accepted Barack Obama's proposal about joint US-Turkish efforts to liberate Syria's Raqqa from Islamic State terrorists. Are the US and Turkey trying to create an enclave under the leadership of the opposition? These efforts may trigger a large-scale war there that will only make everything worse