Tag: Russia

Russian Security Chief: Increased Risk of Nuclear War With US

Russia’s security chief has warned about a heightened risk of a nuclear war between the United States and Russia, following the breakdown of a major arms control treaty earlier this year. Global nuclear stability is becoming increasingly more precarious, Security Council secretary Nikolai Patrushev wrote in the state-run Rossiskaya Gazeta Monday, blaming the situation on […]

World War III Hell: A Nuclear War Between America, Russia, and China Would Kill Billions

“Bomb them back into the Stone Age,” ex-Air Force general Curtis LeMay is reported to have once urged as a way to defeat North Vietnam during the Vietnam War. But it turns out that had global nuclear war erupted during the early 1960s, it would have been the Russians and Chinese who would have reverted […]

Iran begins building 2nd nuclear power reactor at Bushehr

Iran’s state TV reported Sunday that construction has begun on a second nuclear power reactor at its Bushehr plant amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s collapsing nuclear deal with world powers. Authorities began pouring concrete for the base of the reactor on Sunday in the presence of journalists in Bushehr, some 700 kilometers (440 miles) south […]

Proxy War Deepens in Syria After US Troop Withdrawal, Peace Remains Elusive

The Syrian war is an amalgam of many proxy wars involving various global players and their regional allies and proxies. And according to people familiar with the situation, recent developments in the region will have global ramifications, as the changes are likely revising the existing political order and its alliances. “The outcome of the war […]

Mikhail Gorbachev tells the BBC: World in ‘colossal danger’

The former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that current tension between Russia and the West is putting the world in “colossal danger” due to the threat from nuclear weapons. MORE: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-europe-50265870/mikhail-gorbachev-tells-the-bbc-world-in-colossal-danger

Exclusive: U.S. to renew waivers allowing non-proliferation work with Iran – sources

The United States plans to allow Russian, Chinese and European companies to continue work at Iranian nuclear facilities to make it harder for Iran to develop a nuclear weapon, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The Trump administration, which last year pulled out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposed sanctions […]

Russia covered up explosion of Skyfall nuclear superweapon

Russia covered up the deadly nuclear reactor explosion in August during the salvage at sea of one of Vladimir Putin’s new superweapons, a nuclear-powered cruise missile called Skyfall, a senior State Departmentofficial disclosed. The reactor exploded Aug. 8 off the coast of the northern Russian town of Nenoska, killing seven Russians on a barge in […]

Russia says its troops have filled void left in Syria by US troops

Russia on Tuesday said it has filled the void left by the withdrawal of US troops in northern Syria and its units are acting as a buffer to prevent clashes between Syrian government fighters and the Turkish military. The Russian Defense Ministry said military police were patrolling “the northwestern borders of Manbij district along the line […]

Russia decries US missile test, warns of destabilization

A top Russian diplomat has lamented the U.S. test of a type of missile that was banned for decades before both Washington and Moscow quit the treaty earlier this year. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov in comments to the state-owned RIA Novosti news agency on Tuesday expressed concern that the United States is increasing “the […]

U.S., RUSSIA NUKE TENSIONS MAY BE EVEN WORSE THAN IRAN THREAT

The threat posed by a potential nuclear Iran is no laughing matter. But neither is the escalating threat of a nuclear exchange between the US and Russia. They are collectively in the process of ending their mutual nuclear restrictions and developing new, more advanced nuclear weapons which could be used against each other. As things […]