Russian President Vladimir Putin has now announced that the Russian army will be significantly expanded starting January 1, 2023. The military will be expanded by an announced 137,000 troops. The … Continue reading Putin Announces Major Expansion of Russian Army
Russian President Vladimir Putin is now warning of a potential ‘catastrophe’ if fighting around a nuclear plant in Ukraine continues. As Insiderpaper reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart … Continue reading Putin Warns of ‘Catastrophe’ At Ukraine Nuclear Plant
Russian President Vladimir Putin may be planning a major attack on Ukrainian independence day. As MSN reports: Fears are mounting among Ukrainian officials that Russian President Vladimir Putin might choose … Continue reading Putin Plotting to Unleash Major Attack on Independence Day?
The front page of the July 20 edition of the Tehran Times is a real collector’s item. Hovering over a picture of Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei sitting across from … Continue reading Putin’s Humiliating Trip to Tehran
Heavily armed pick-up trucks as weapons of war became a thing during conflicts in Somalia, and Libya and Chad in the 1980s and 1990s. The latter conflict was known as … Continue reading Ukrainians Using ‘Mad Max’-Style ‘Technicals’ Against Russia
Russia is losing the Ukraine war. Though Moscow is poised to capture the eastern city of Severodonetsk, it again has proven itself incapable of attaining a broader conquest over its … Continue reading Is Putin Losing the War Despite Partially Capturing Critical Ukrainian City?
Russian President Vladimir Putin survived an assassination attempt launched not long after he invaded Ukraine, Ukraine’s top military intelligence official said. Kyrylo Budanov told the Ukrainian newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda that in March, … Continue reading Did Putin Survive an Assassination Attempt After Ukraine Invasion?
Even as western military supplies and weapons pour into Ukraine, the besieged country has another source of military hardware – Russia. Apparently, Ukrainian mechanics in Kharkiv have been repairing battle-damaged Russian army T-72 … Continue reading Thanks for the Tanks – Ukraine Using Russia’s Tanks Against Them
With the West’s dramatically increasing military support for Ukraine, including massive weapons shipments and training, Russian leader Vladimir Putin threatened “lightning-fast” retaliatory strikes on any countries that intervenes in Ukraine … Continue reading Putin Threatens ‘Lightning-Fast’ Strikes Against Countries Intervening in Ukraine
There has been increasing speculation that some of Vladimir Putin’s decisions may be affected by some sort of illness or illnesses and treatments he may be receiving. This is an … Continue reading Is Putin Sick? Some Experts Believe He is – And Could be Dangerously Affecting His Judgement
The Kremlin founded its first special operations forces – Spetsnaz – in the 1950s to conduct strategic missions against NATO installations. In 2009, emulating America’s Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) … Continue reading Russian ‘Spetsnaz’ Special Ops Troops Play Big Role in Ukraine War
Google Maps denied reports Monday that it had made Russia’s strategic facilities visible to users, allegedly revealing details of the country’s military infrastructure. “We haven’t made any blurring changes to our satellite … Continue reading Google Has Allegedly Unblurred Secret Russian Military Bases
A senior Russian foreign intelligence official has sent to prison, a respected Russian expert said, after President Vladimir Putin launched a purge of officials blamed for failings in the faltering … Continue reading Putin Puts Intelligence Chief in Prison After Ukraine Intelligence Failures
As Russian forces were pushed out of the northern suburbs of Kyiv, Ukrainian troops uncovered hundreds of dead civilians, some shot at close range, others apparently executed with their hands … Continue reading Putin’s Crimes – Outrage and Division as Russian Troops Massacred Civilians Near Kyiv
ANALYSIS – Ever since Russia began massing forces near Ukraine several months ago, like many others, I have been engaged in discussions with various senior military leaders and strategists pondering what … Continue reading Maybe ‘Crazy’ Putin’s ‘Plan B’ Was ‘Plan A’ All Along – Steal Ukraine Energy Riches
The Pentagon is seeing “small numbers” of Russian troops repositioning to the north of Kyiv but is not labeling it a withdrawal as Russia has characterized it. Instead, it believes the troops … Continue reading Pentagon Says Russian ‘Withdrawal’ North of Kyiv is Just Repositioning
Dissent is growing in Russia over the Ukraine war, even among Vlad the Invader Putin’s inner circle. The ongoing turmoil in the intelligence services and blame game in the senior … Continue reading Growing Dissent – Top Kremlin Official Defects Over Ukraine War and Putin’s ‘Imperial Nostalgia’
Ukrainian forces have reportedly killed a fifth Russian general this week during the brutal but slow-moving war launched by Vlad the Invader Putin on February 24. Maj. Gen. Oleg Mityaev, the commander … Continue reading Fifth Russian General Killed in Ukraine is a Big Deal
ANALYSIS – Hyperbole clearly runs in the Trump family. And Donald Trump Jr. throws it out there just as well as his dad. In a recent opinion piece in Newsweek, Don Jr., reminiscing … Continue reading Was Trump ‘Right about Everything’? Maybe Not – But He Was Mostly Right on Russia
The stalled Russian offensive into Ukraine has raised the risk of ‘Vlad the Invader’ Putin choosing to use tactical nukes to ensure victory. As ADN has reported Russia has far more tactical … Continue reading As Russian Nuke War Risk Rises – Concern Over Putin’s ‘Dead Hand’ Doomsday Device
ANALYSIS – While the American Left instinctively calls much of the Right ‘Putin apologists’ following the debunked Trump-Russia-collusion narrative, most conservative Republicans are as hawkish on Russia and ‘Vlad the Invader’ as … Continue reading Is Putin Using Tucker Carlson to Promote His Russian War Propaganda?
The potential for a nuclear war has been a prominent feature of every serious discussion about U.S. military intervention in Ukraine. That’s as it should be. But one thing that … Continue reading As Fear Rises – There is a Lot We Don’t Know About Nuclear War