ISIS could use chemical weapons in Europe, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Warns

ISIS militants fleeing from Syria as their so-called caliphate crumbles could potentially use chemical weapons when they return to their countries of origin, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has warned. “It seems that one of the dangers that we need to face and have a response for – since Isis has learnt … Read more ISIS could use chemical weapons in Europe, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Warns

Russia successfully tests missiles that fire from ‘nuclear trains’

Russia has successfully tested intercontinental ballistic missiles intended for its “nuclear trains” program. Tests on missiles for the Barguzin “railway-based combat rocket system” were carried out at the Plesetsk cosmodrome two weeks ago, the state-owned Interfax news agency reports. “They were fully successful,” a military source told the agency, “paving the way for further flight tests.” … Read more Russia successfully tests missiles that fire from ‘nuclear trains’

Here’s Why the Russian MiG-29KR Crashed Into the Sea

The embarrassing crash of one of just four new MiG-29KR multi-role naval fighters deployed aboard the Admiral Kuznetsov earlier this month is being blamed on a series of events that occurred on the Russian carrier’s deck and the doomed jet’s loss of all engine power that followed. According to USNI News who quotes russian media statements, a … Read more Here’s Why the Russian MiG-29KR Crashed Into the Sea

Ukraine abducted two soldiers from Crimea, says Russia

Russia has accused Ukraine of abducting two of its servicemen from the Crimean peninsula, which it annexed in 2014. The Russian defence ministry said the men were “illegally detained” on Sunday. Ukraine says the pair are deserters, who defected to Russia from the Ukrainian military after Crimea was annexed in 2014. Russia called their arrest … Read more Ukraine abducted two soldiers from Crimea, says Russia

How is IS getting hold of Weapons from the West?

Weapons meant for Western-backed rebels in Syria are ending up in the hands of so-called Islamic State in neighbouring Iraq – but how are they getting there? James Bevan and his small team step carefully into a residential house in Qaraqosh, not far from Mosul in Iraq. A long trail of blood by the entrance … Read more How is IS getting hold of Weapons from the West?

Russian Aviation in Syria on missions only in Idlib and Homs to prevent ISIS militants from crossing into Syria from Iraq

The Russian aviation in Syria is currently engaged only in missions in the provinces of Idlib and Homs to prevent militants of the Islamic State group from crossing into Syria from Iraq, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. “Our aviation and the aviation of Syria work only in the provinces of Idlib and Homs in … Read more Russian Aviation in Syria on missions only in Idlib and Homs to prevent ISIS militants from crossing into Syria from Iraq

Helicopters drop warning leaflets to ISIS ahead of Russian-backed ground assault

The leaflets were dropped over the cities of Rastan and Tallish, which have been bombarded by Vladimir Putin’s warplanes and where Moscow claims 5,000 ISIS and al-Nusra terrorists are based. Russian-based media claimed a huge ground operation in the area driven by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s troops and reportedly backed by Russia from the air … Read more Helicopters drop warning leaflets to ISIS ahead of Russian-backed ground assault

Russia & US army officials discuss safety measures for Syria flights – Russian MoD

US and Russian defense officials have discussed additional flight safety measures in Syria during a video conference, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service told Russian media. A video conference between top US and Russian defense officials was held at “the US’s initiative” and was focused on the “implementation of the October 2015 … flight safety … Read more Russia & US army officials discuss safety measures for Syria flights – Russian MoD

Russia restores abandoned Soviet missile bunkers along the Crimean coast in preparation for World War 3

Until recently, missile bunkers along Crimea’s southern coast were a destination for tourists, costing $50 to visit. But the crumbling and abandoned former Soviet sites, which served during the Cold War as a defence against naval attack from the Black Sea, are coming back online. Known locally as Object 100, signs placed around the site … Read more Russia restores abandoned Soviet missile bunkers along the Crimean coast in preparation for World War 3

Russia’s Idea of Summer Camp? Boxing and Assembling AK-47s

Ah, summer camp. Who doesn’t look back fondly on lazy days spent riding horses. Playing tug-of-war. Hiking through the woods. Field-stripping an AK-47 and heaving dummy grenades. That’s how they roll in Russia, where some 200,000 students between the ages of 11 to 19 hone their survival skills and learn a little history in free camps and after-school clubs … Read more Russia’s Idea of Summer Camp? Boxing and Assembling AK-47s

Russia preparing for final assault on Aleppo, Western officials warn

A fleet of eight Russian warships, led by the aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, is currently south of Sardinia and sailing towards the eastern Mediterranean. They are expected to arrive as early as Wednesday although other estimates predict that could slip to later in the week. In recent days pilots on board have been practising taking … Read more Russia preparing for final assault on Aleppo, Western officials warn

Russia brings super-secret spy sub back into service after 16 years

RUSSIA has released a ballistic missile spying submarine back into service after 16 years, as experts warn the country is assembling a fleet which could topple NATO. The Podmoskovie was commissioned in 1986 and has been modified over the last 20 years to conduct special missions. Podmoskovie was pictured leaving its port in Severodvinsk Russia … Read more Russia brings super-secret spy sub back into service after 16 years

Russia readies itself for ‘huge offensive’ on Aleppo to save Assad say intelligence reports

Russia will undertake a full-scale military attack on the city of Aleppo as Vladimir Putin seeks to exploit a political lull in Washington just before the US election to try to score victory for his ally Bashar al Assad, it has been reported. An intelligence assessment has shown that Moscow’s sole aircraft carrier will enhance … Read more Russia readies itself for ‘huge offensive’ on Aleppo to save Assad say intelligence reports

Russia sending three submarines towards Syria in preparation for major assault on Aleppo

Three Russian submarines armed with cruise missiles have reportedly joined a naval battleforce heading towards Syria. The Royal Navy and Nato have been tracking the two Akula-class submarines and a diesel-powered Kilo-class sub as they travelled to join the fleet of Russian ships headed by the Soviet-era aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov. “The Russians now have … Read more Russia sending three submarines towards Syria in preparation for major assault on Aleppo

Russia unveils first image of its Satan 2 super-nuke that is 2000 times more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb

Russia has unveiled chilling pictures of its largest ever nuclear missile, capable of destroying an area the size of France. The RS-28 Sarmat missile, dubbed Satan 2 by Nato, has a top speed of 4.3 miles (7km) per second and has been designed to outfox anti-missile shield systems. The new Sarmat missile could deliver warheads … Read more Russia unveils first image of its Satan 2 super-nuke that is 2000 times more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb

Paris attacker was my leader: IS recruit from India

Islamic State group’s operative from Tamil Nadu Subahani Haja Moideen , who fought alongside IS fighters in Iraq, has disclosed that one of the attackers in the Paris strikes last year , which left around 130 people dead, was his “group leader”. Moideen, labelled the most “battle-hardened” IS recruit from India so far, had travelled from Chennai … Read more Paris attacker was my leader: IS recruit from India

UK warships shadowing Russian naval task force

Two British warships are shadowing an aircraft carrier and other Russian naval ships as they pass the UK on their way to Syria. Sources suggest the carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and its task force may sail through the English Channel overnight, after leaving the North Sea. A Ministry of Defence spokesman said the ships would be … Read more UK warships shadowing Russian naval task force

Russia Launches Biggest Military Offensive Since the Cold War

Russia has begun its biggest surface deployment since the end of the Cold War as it aims to effectively end the war in Syria on the eve of the US election, Nato officials warned last night. The Kremlin is sending the full might of its Northern Fleet and part of the Baltic Fleet to reinforce a … Read more Russia Launches Biggest Military Offensive Since the Cold War

Ready for World War 3? Russia Tells US to Get Ready for War

 Russian military experts have threatened the United States and asked it to be prepared for World War 3 to commence soon. The tension between Russia and the US has been increasing, with a series of attacks and counter-attacks taking place between them. America has also accused the former of “war crimes” in Syria earlier that … Read more Ready for World War 3? Russia Tells US to Get Ready for War

Russia Is Building Fallout Shelters to Prepare for a Potential Nuclear Strike

Managers of the Zenit Arena, a giant half-built stadium in St. Petersburg, received an official letter from the Ministry of Emergency Situations last week demanding that they immediately create shelter facilities for wartime. The stadium, under construction for the upcoming World Cup 2018, is located outside the city boundaries, the letter said, but in case … Read more Russia Is Building Fallout Shelters to Prepare for a Potential Nuclear Strike