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How Putin is taming the shrew and outmuscling America

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 15:30
Russia is now a ruling world power, despite a relatively modest population, but she has the right allies; not Estonia or Portugal, but Brazil, South Africa and China again, which is using all her millenary wisdom and her current fantastic soft power to get rid us from the American dollar, a piece of crap since the end of the gold standard in 1971
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T-14 Armata: Russia's new six-zone tank shocks the West

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 16:17
The appearance of Russia's state-of-the-art Armata tank at Victory Parade on May 9 in Moscow produced a bombshell effect. Indeed, the T-14 Armata has no analogue in the world. Moreover, Armata is the only tank to date that corresponds to the military principle of six zones. Why did the new tank get so much attention?
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John Kerry in Russia: USA is losing the continent of Eurasia

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 10:37
US Secretary of State John Kerry shared his impressions of yesterday's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The May 9 parade showed a very high degree of consolidation of the Russian society around Vladimir Putin as the national leader. Russia is ready for any development of the scenario
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Typhoon submarine unveils secrets

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 14:41
PRAVDA.Ru journalists went onboard Russia’s most powerful nuclear submarine The might of the Russian navy is not often discussed these days. Political contacts and negotiations are definitely relevant. However, when Russia has something to boast of, this is completely different. Russia has been weakened a lot over the recent year. Yet, it is still capable of claiming to be one of the leading powers in the world
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Fifteen years with Putin. Where is Russia going?

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 13:09
Russia has changed beyond recognition during 15 years of Putin's stay in power. It is hard to deny the fact that Putin has shown an enormous influence on the country and the world. Despite the tense relations with the West and the current economic decline in Russia, Putin's rating is higher than that of any other Russian leader before him
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D-Day, World War II, and the Soviet Union

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 10:07
On 6 June 1944 the armies of "Britain, the Empire, and America," supported by mighty naval and air forces, were hurled across the English Channel to exterminate Nazi tyranny. During the preceding night paratroopers and glider-borne assault troops had boldly landed behind the invasion beaches
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Night Wolves bikers: Menacing peace envoys from Russia to Europe

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 20:22
Members of the Russian motorcycle club The Night Wolves rammed into the world of big politics at high speed. They have already proved that there is no democracy in the "tolerant EU." The Russian bikers ought to end their tour of Europe to retrace the route of the Soviet army to Berlin on Harley Davidson motorbikes
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Russia to create PAK DA fifth-generation strategic bomber

Mon, 04/05/2015 - 09:32
The construction works are already underway; the parameters of the future bomber have been determined. The timing is more or less clear too: the new aircraft is expected to appear in 2020. The problem is whether the Russian industry can cope with this work. The aircraft will become the dream that national defense now needs
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Russia returns to planned economy, but not of Soviet type

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 12:37
Russian MPs believe that Russia should go back to the practice of planned economy. Today, many countries develop under the conditions of planned economies with France being the most striking example. According to many experts, there are signs of such an economic model in France. Does Russia need planned economy?
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Russia strikes fatal blow at Caucasus Emirate

Mon, 27/04/2015 - 20:45
Starting in January 2014, Russian security forces conducted continuous counter-terror operations in the Caucasus region and especially in Daghestan, where many jamaat were eradicated and many gang leaders either arrested or eliminated. In 2014, the number of terror-related incidents in Daghestan decreased by 20%
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Putin: Russia fears nothing as long as Russians stay strong and united

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 13:43
Russia is able to overcome any threat, if the society stays consolidated, Putin said. "There are many threats that we can not predict," Putin admitted. "But if we preserve the stable internal political situation - the consolidation of the society that we can see today - then we are not afraid of any threat," President Putin said
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Plans of Ukraine-NATO psychological warfare against Russia appear online

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 16:15
Documents about joint plans of Kiev and NATO as well as of military structures of the USA and the UK to conduct psychological operations in eastern Ukraine, the Donbass and Russia have surfaced on the Internet. The folder with documents about the psychological pressure on the Russian leadership is most interesting.
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Fire on board Orel nuclear submarine causes major damage

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 17:29
A fire has recently occurred on board the Orel ("Eagle") nuclear submarine in Russia. The fire sparked during welding works in the area of the ninth compartment. The reactor of the submarine had been shut down, cruise missiles had been removed. No radiation hazards arose. To extinguish the fire, it was decided to flood the dock
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Russia's new cosmodrome Vostochny to launch first spacecraft in late 2015

Fri, 03/04/2015 - 14:37
It is an open secret that the Russian economy is suffering from the shortage of investment. Car-making factories close, large-scale shelf projects are suspended. The West continues to put pressure on the Russian economy in all of its sectors, but the space industry remains out of sanctions, out of aggression
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Economic analogue of USSR takes real shape

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 10:55
Under the conditions of low oil prices, the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union face serious economic problems. The population of the Eurasian Economic Union will increase by 50 percent as compared to the population of Russia. The dollar should not exist for us when we live within our own country
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Russia won't shed blood to wash away Western sanctions

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 16:01
Instead of fighting in Ukraine, Russia should lead the international coalition to conduct a ground operation against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. This would be a very beneficial move for Putin. Russia may return to the Group of Eight, the West would lift sanctions, and Putin will rehabilitate himself in the eyes of the West
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US-Russia nuclear conflict: The impossible is possible

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 17:03
The Americans have been taking advantage of Russia's military reforms of recent decades. Those reforms were all about disarmament. Looking at our military-technical retreat, the opposing party is obliged to go on offensive, which they did. If they launch nuclear warheads at Russia - practically all of them will land on the Russian territory
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Russia's new 4th generation Lada submarine to nullify USA's naval power

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 16:30
The new Russian submarine, Lada, will end the era of USA's reign at sea. The new subs will deprive Washington of its global geopolitical role. Russian submarines of Project 677 Lada with air-independent power plant will take the Russian undersea fleet to new frontiers. The arms complex of the submarine is unusually large
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'Crimea: Way Back Home' as seen through Western eye

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 10:36
The most important thing that Western media saw in the documentary "Crimea: Way Back Home" that was shown on Russian television on Sunday, March 15, was Putin's readiness to set Russian nuclear forces on full combat readiness, if the West had taken effort to impede the referendum in the Crimea. Traditionally, Western media accuse Putin of lies
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