Monthly Archives: September 2019

Iraq refuses to buy Russian S-400 missile systems

Iraqi Ambassador to Russia confirmed that Baghdad has no plans to buy Russian air and defense S-400 Triumph missile systems even though Iraq was considered a potential buyer of Russian weapons. “People ask me this every time, but we do not have negotiations with the Russian government on buying their weapons, and nothing is suggesting that,” said the Iraqi Ambassador

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U.S. extraction of top spy leaves chairs rocking under senior Russian officials – media

Among other things, Smolenkov allegedly conveyed to Americans plenty of valuable intelligence on military issues. The story of a CIA mole in the Russian government, Oleg Smolenkov, who recent media reports say was exfiltrated to the U.S. via Montenegro back in 2017 amid looming threats of being exposed, led to negative consequences for a number of top Russian officials. The

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U.S. warns Zelensky against compromises with Kolomoisky

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky needs to deal carefully with businessman Ihor Kolomoisky, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer has stated. Pifer, who currently serves as a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, wrote about this on Twitter. “In first months in office, Zelensky has built considerable political capital in Ukraine and with Kyiv’s friends in West, including IMF.

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Japan beats Russia 30-10 in Rugby World Cup opener

Kotaro Matsushima scored a hat trick of tries as host Japan overcame a strong bout of nerves before overwhelming unfancied Russia 30-10 in the Rugby World Cup’s opening match on Friday. Matsushima became Japan’s first World Cup hat-trick scorer. The pacey right winger’s finishing proved the difference as Japan was otherwise very sloppy against a lowly ranked but tenacious Russia.

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Take a look inside Kyiv’s astonishing Soviet-era metro system, home to the deepest subway station in the entire world

The metro system in Kiev, Ukraine’s capital city, is strikingly beautiful. First opened in the 1960s when Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union, it is filled with chandeliers, mosaics, and colorful stone. It also claims to have the deepest subway station in the world at 105.5 meters (346 feet) below street level. The subway system in Ukraine’s capital city

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U.S. Says It Has Plans to ‘Take Down’ Western Russian Region’s Air Defenses

The United States military has a secret blueprint targeting the air defense system protecting Russia’s westernmost territory of Kaliningrad, according to the U.S. Air Force’s top commander in Europe. NATO members perceive Russia’s missile deployments in Kaliningrad as a threat at a time when tensions between Russia and its Western neighbors are running high over Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea

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KREMLIN TV : Russia Today Has an Illuminati Correspondent. Really.

Daily Beast. No, seriously. He lives in England and thinks they’re everywhere. Adam Holland In the aftermath of the French Revolution, many supporters of the ancien régime convinced themselves that the revolution had been carried out by secret cells within the Freemasons called the Illuminati. This belief was popularized in two widely read books published in 1798, Memoirs Illustrating the

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In Ukraine, They Began to Sing a Lullaby that Gives Russians Creeps (a video)

On September 19, 2019, Facebook pages of some Ukrainian volunteers, bloggers, and activists featured pictures with a concise caption, “SLEEP,” which was drawn in red on the background of a heap of coal. It turned out that these pictures came from a new video by a Ukrainian singer, Anastasiya Shevchenko, and that video, based on her song, “A Lullaby for

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Ukraine: OSCE reports 280 explosions in Donbas on September 19

08:50, 20 September 2019 Compared to the previous report, the number of blasts grew by more than five times; September 18, the Organization spotted 55 explosions On September 19, OSCE SMM spotted 280 explosions in the combat area in Donbas. This data is mentioned in the daily report of the Organization. Compared to the previous report, the number of blasts

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Ukraine: White House announces first meeting of Trump and Zelensky

23:17, 19 September 2019 The meeting will take place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. The meeting between US President Donald Trump and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky will be held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York next week. This is stated on the White House website following a telephone conversation

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Media: 8 spies gained access to Russian top-secret military plant

Eight unknown persons received access to the top-secret Russian defense plant belonging to the Tactical Missiles Corporation, one of Russia’s major weapons manufacturers. The persons could also have gained gain access to highly classified data. “Unknown people had access to the secret plant of the Tactical Missiles Corporation in the city of Korolyov for more than a year. The local

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