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Russia deploys Military Police to Monitor Syria ‘De-escalation Zones’

Damascus (MEE) – Russian police will set up checkpoints in Eastern Ghouta and southwest Syria. Russia has deployed military police to monitor two safe zones being established in Syria, it was announced on Monday, with officials touting it as a new era of US cooperation. Senior commander Sergei Rudskoi said Russian forces had set up checkpoints and observation […]

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Moscow, Baghdad Sign Huge Arms Deal

Baghdad  (SCF) – It was reported on July 20 that Russia and Iraq have struck a deal on supplying a large batch of T-90 tanks. Vladimir Kozhin, the Russian president’s aide for military technical cooperation, confirmed the agreement but declined to provide details, saying only «the number of tanks is substantial». Russian military analyst Ruslan Pukhov told Russian newspaper Izvestia that the […]

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Russia to Venezuelan Opposition: “Violence Is a Dead-End Road”

Moscow (TeleSUR) – The Russian government has called for an end to violent right-wing protests that have left nearly 96 people dead. The Russian government has warned the Venezuelan opposition from pursuing its violent campaign against the Maduro government, describing the opposition tactics as “extremely dangerous.” Russian Foreign Ministry Deputy Spokesman Artyom Kozhin said Thursday that “the steps […]

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Analysis: DNC Servers Were Locally Hacked, Making Russian Interference Unlikely

Washington D.C. (MPN) – The “Russiagate” scandal has dominated headlines and airwaves for months now, with politicians and analysts lining up to pin last year’s election meddling on Russian spies. But an independent investigator’s new analysis lays the blame at the feet of a hacker closer to home. In the latest complication for the “Russiagate” […]

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Moscow May Expel about 30 US Diplomats; Freeze Some US Assets in Russia

Moscow (Tasnim) – Russia may decide to expel about 30 US diplomats and freeze some US assets over the situation over the Russian diplomatic facilities closed down in the United States, media reported on Tuesday. Two diplomatic compounds belonging to Russia were closed down at the end of 2016 as part of the sanctions introduced […]

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Nikki Haley to CNN: “Everybody Knows That Russia Meddled in Our elections”

New York (Duran) – US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said “everyone” knows that Russia meddled in the 2016 US elections. US Ambassador to the UN once again exhibited her lack of diplomacy by claiming that “everyone” knows Russia meddled in the 2016 US elections. Never mind zero evidence after more than 9 months of investigations. […]

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China, Russia Sign Media Agreement to Challenge “Dominance of Western Media”

Moscow (teleSUR) – The agreement was signed in order to push back against Western discourse about China and Russia. China and Russia are teaming up “to challenge the dominance of Western media,” China’s People Daily reported. The two nations met this week to sign a media cooperation agreement at the China-Russia media forum in Moscow on […]

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China Joins With Russia in Calls for Investigation Into Syrian Chemical Weapon Claims

Beijing (Duran) – Entering the G20 on Friday, it has now become obvious that Russia and China will form a united Eurasian front against the western US-EU bloc. One topic that is sure to occupy much of the oxygen in the room during the conference, and many of the sideline talks, is Syria. If there was any question […]

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Happy 4th of July Yankee: North Korea Tests ICBM

Pyongyang (GPA) – The Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (DPRK) claims to have successfully tested their first Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). The DPRK announced the missile launch on Tuesday July 4th – aka the day the US celebrates it’s independence – and promised more “big and small ‘gift packages’ to the Yankees.” The missile that was launched is […]

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Russia’s New Weapons: Aircraft Carriers No Longer Rule the Seas

Moscow (SCF) – The US Navy received the first of its new generation aircraft carriers, USS Gerald R. Ford, on June 1, moving the $13 billion ship closer to becoming operational. It is expected to be commissioned this summer. Two other Ford-class carriers, the John F. Kennedy and Enterprise, are also planned. The ship can carry more aircraft, weapons and fuel with its larger […]

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