Tag: Russia

Vladimir Putin ‘sends troops and tanks to Russia’s border with North Korea’ as tensions rise

Russian president Vladimir Putin has reportedly sent troops and weapons to the country’s border with North Korea as tension continues to escalate in the region. A video has emerged apparently showing one of three trains loaded with military equipment moving towards the 11 mile-long land frontier between Russia and the rogue state. Another video highlights […]

Syria moves all its fighter jets to Russian base

Syria has moved all its fighter aircraft to the Russian Hmeimim air base in Latakia three weeks after 59 US Tomahawk cruise missiles knocked out one-fifth of its air force at the Shayrat base, in retaliation for a chemical attack on civilians in Idlib. This was reported Wednesday night, April 19, by the Pentagon. The […]

Ukraine president says sanctions keep Russian tanks out of central Europe

Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, has appealed for the Trump administration to maintain sanctions against Russia, saying it is the only way to keep Vladimir Putin at the negotiating table and Russian tanks away from central Europe. He said continued support for Ukraine was a test of whether the west was in decline, as Moscow has […]

End of ISIS Nears As Forces Supported by U.S. and Russia Close in On Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

The final days of the Islamic State group may be nearer than ever. Nearly three years after the founding of its caliphate, ISIS faces almost total expulsion from Iraq and a formidable showdown with forces backed by the U.S. and Russia in its two remaining hubs of control in Syria. In Iraq, ISIS is poised for defeat in […]

US Army Exploring ‘Devastating’ New Weapon for Use In War with Russia

Were the United States to go to war with Russia, both sides could draw on deadly weapons that the world has never seen on a battlefield. On the Russian side, there are new and smaller tactical nuclear weapons. To counter them, the U.S. Army is taking another look at a “devastating” weapon, one first tested […]

US Army Exploring ‘Devastating’ New Weapon for Use In War with Russia

Were the United States to go to war with Russia, both sides could draw on deadly weapons that the world has never seen on a battlefield. On the Russian side, there are new and smaller tactical nuclear weapons. To counter them, the U.S. Army is taking another look at a “devastating” weapon, one first tested […]

Tillerson meets with Putin amid deepening tensions over U.S. missile strikes in Syria

The rift between the United States and Russia was laid bare Wednesday when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held his first direct talks with Russia’s president. Their discussions failed to ease deepening tensions over Syria and Washington’s demands that Moscow abandon its main Middle East ally. “There is a low level of trust between our […]

Donald Trump says relations with Russia ‘may be at all-time low’

Donald Trump has said that US relations with Russia may be at “an all-time low” and declared a new-found faith in Nato, suggesting the alliance was “no longer obsolete”. The US president’s remarks at the White House followed a two-hour meeting in Moscow between his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, and Vladimir Putin, which failed […]

Russian nuclear-capable bombers fly near Japan, US officials say

For the first time in nearly three months, Russia flew nuclear-capable “Bear” bombers near Japan, Wednesday, the latest sign of increasing tensions in the region, two US officials tell Fox News. The officials said three Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers took off from a base in eastern Russia flying in the Sea of Japan and remained […]

So what happened to the Russian conspiracy theory?

Right-wing pundits in the US have a question for the Democratic party: How does the tension with Russia fit in with the claim that Russia intervened in the elections for Trump? Fox News host Tucker Carlson hosted Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman of California, quoting Russian diplomats as saying that relations with the United States are […]