During the recent weeks, NATO military officials have made quite a few attempts to demonstrate the power and the resources of the alliance to Russia. The results of those demonstrations have turned out to be somewhat surprising. The state of affairs inside NATO objectively reflects the state of affairs in Europe, and in the West in general
Has a letter from Turkish President Erdogan solved all the problems in the Russian-Turkish relations? Have the relations between the two countries returned back to normal? It is believed that the apology from Turkey came as a formal step. The Turks, apparently, do not suggest anything else to recover the bilateral ties with Russia
Russia plans to conduct flight tests of the new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile Sarmat. The state-of-the-art ICBM is expected to come into service in 2018. Sarmat missiles will replace most powerful ballistic complexes RS-20V Voevoda. The new ICBM should be able to reach and strike targets via both the North and the South Pole
For decades, Western military officials have talked about the Russian military capabilities and strategy as outdated and obsolete. they would say that the Russian Air Force was more stupid than smart, while the Russian navy was rusty. However, Russia's military capabilities of recent years have left the West in a state of shock
Russian President Vladimir Putin concluded his official visit to China. The head of state held meetings with Chinese leader Xi Jinping and other representatives of the top political leadership of China. Russia builds a nuclear power plant in Taiwan - two power units have been launched with Russians participation
Russia and Turkey have agreed to take necessary measures to improve relations between the two countries. On June 27, President Putin received a message from his Turkish counterpart, in which Erdogan apologized for killing the pilot of the downed Su-24 Russian bomber. Erdogan also expressed his willingness to restore friendly relations with Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin has commented on the results of the referendum in the UK, where the majority voted to leave the European Union. According to Putin, such a turn of events has become possible because of the high concentration of power in EU structures and the erosion of national borders
The war between Russia and the USA may break out even tomorrow, if the US bombs Assad. Units of the Russian Air Force are still present in Syria, so clashes between Russia and America are very likely to occur in Syria. Russian President Putin sent Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to look into the state of affairs in Syria
"The West has been trying to drive Russia into a corner, but we can not retreat farther. Russia is already staying in the corner, from which we want to get out. Our so-called Western partners leave us no other choice. They, of course, expect Russia's complete capitulation as it was in 1991, but such a shame will not repeat in our history
Lebanon asked Russia to help the armed forces of the country to combat terrorism. The Lebanese army shows daily resistance to the onslaught of Islamic State and Jabhat en-Nusra terrorists. Russia could supply arms to Kurdistan and promote the idea of the independent Kurdistan to try to establish law and order
The 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) started working in Russia on June 16. Putin is not going to make any concessions to the West to give another go to the stalled peace process in Ukraine. Russia did not intend to raise the issue of sanctions during the SPIEF, because it was not Russia that introduced them first
It appears that the whole Western world has teamed up against Russia. What is the ultimate purpose of the ongoing anti-Russian campaign that the West is running? What kind of Russia does the West want? How can Russia respond to Western aggression? What is the essence of Trans-Atlanticism? Russia has been suffering from immense pressure lately.
Deputy chairman of Defense and Security Committee of Russia's Federation Council spoke about NATO's plans to strike a preventive blow on Russia. US missile defenses serve both as the smoke screen and a platform for placing offensive missiles. Can NATO strike a preventive blow on Russia without entailing catastrophic consequences for the aggressor?