Category Russia

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain Holloway, Henry. Daily Star (Online) [London (UK)] 21 Feb 2017. Highlighting: Off | Single | Multi Abstract (summary) Translate Abstract Vladimir Putin might have ‘tested a nuclear weapon’ in the Arctic Fears of a potential Russian nuclear test come as […]

Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162

Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162 Weapons In Syria 3:54 Download Transcript Facebook Twitter Google+ Email February 23, 20174:26 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Lucian Kim Twitter An Ilyushin Il-78 Midas air force tanker and a Tupolev Tu-95MS Bear strategic bomber flew during a military parade in 2015 in Moscow. […]

Russia’s Army Retroffited With New Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile System

Russia’s Army Retroffited With New Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile System The Russian military is slated to rearm all of its missile formations with a new ballistic missile by the end of 2017. By Franz-Stefan Gady February 24, 2017  The majority of missile units within the Russian Ground Forces (RGF) have been retrofitted with the short-range nuclear-capable […]

UPDATE/AMENDMENT TO EARLIER Article: ‘Did Hitler Have A Nuclear Bomb?’

UPDATE/AMENDMENT TO EARLIER Article:  ‘Did Hitler Have A Nuclear Bomb?’        One of my blog followers commented that “the U.S. and the U.K. took all the senior German scientists and engineers working on the bomb to the U.K. [in the immediate aftermath of the war] and kept them at an estate for a […]

Did Hitler Have A NUCLEAR BOMB? Newly Declassified U.S Documents Suggest Suggest The Nazi’s Successfully Tested A Nuke Before The End Of WWII; What If Hitler Had Successfully Developed The Atomic Bomb?

Did Hitler Have A NUCLEAR BOMB?   Newly Declassified U.S Documents Suggest Suggest The Nazi’s Successfully Tested A Nuke Before The End Of WWII;  What If Hitler Had Successfully Developed The Atomic Bomb?   www.fortunascorner.com         Allan Hall, Berlin correspondent for the Daily Mail Online, has an article on the publications website (February […]

POTUS Trump’s Personal Lawyer Reportedly Offered To Deliver Pro-Russian Peace Plan For Ukraine

From: CNN Breaking News <CNNBreakingNews@mail.cnn.com> Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2017 13:34 To: no-reply@siteservices.cnn.com Subject: Breaking News Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, offered to deliver to the administration a pro-Russian peace plan for Ukraine at a time when questions were being raised about Trump’s ties to Moscow, a Ukrainian lawmaker has told CNN. Andrii Artemenko […]

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

Excerpts: Declaring the formation of the dedicated information warfare troops, Shoigu noted that “propaganda needs to be clever, smart and efficient.” He wouldn’t describe the troops’ mission. Retired Gen. Vladimir Shamanov, the head of defense affairs committee in the lower house of parliament, was equally vague, saying that the information warfare troops’ task is to “protect […]

NATO Intercepts Russian Bombers Above Baltic Sea Twice In One Week

NATO Intercepts Russian Bombers Above Baltic Sea Twice in One Week By Damien Sharkov On 2/21/17 at 7:32 AM World NATO Russia Baltics NATO jets intercepted a skein of Russian combat aircraft, flying alongside Russian bomber planes above the Baltic Sea last Tuesday and Thursday—twice in a week, Lithuania’s government reports. The uptick of Russian […]

Thermonuclear Cyber War

Thermonuclear Cyberwar Erik Gartzke Jon R. Lindsay J Cyber Secur tyw017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/cybsec/tyw017 Published: 14 February 2017 Article history Views PDF Cite Share Tools Nuclear command and control increasingly relies on computing networks that might be vulnerable to cyber attack. Yet nuclear deterrence and cyber operations have quite different political properties. For the most part, […]

The Art Of A Raw Deal: Russia’s Strategic Nuclear Forces To Be 90 Percent Armed With Modern Weaponry By 2020

The Art of a Raw Deal (Op-ed) Russia’s strategic nuclear forces to be 90% armed with modern weaponry by late 2020 Military & Defense February 21, 14:14 UTC+3 Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu is confident that this will discourage any potential aggressor to encroach on the security of Russia Share 14 © Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS MOSCOW, February 21. […]