Russian Aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, heading to English Channel again

A Russian aircraft carrier who reportedly destroyed over 1,000 targets in Syria is set to head to Britain. Following a ceasefire deal between the Syrian government and opposition groups on 29 December, Moscow has agreed to scale back its military operations in the country. The Russian armed forces’ chief of staff, Valery Gerasimov, said the … Read more Russian Aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, heading to English Channel again

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

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

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