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Russia practises nuclear launches on the US

There are now public reports that Russian strategic nuclear forces in their recent October 2017 exercise practiced launcing nuclear missiles on the US and other countries. Real Clear Defense writes: “[…] An interesting aspect of this exercise is that, unlike … Continue reading

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Russian president reminds enterprises and other institutions to be ready for war

Just a few days after Polish and Ukrainian officials again underlined Russia was preparing for offensive operations, the Russian president reminded all strategic enterprises and similar had to be ready for immediate mobilization. While such statements are widely discussed in … Continue reading

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Polish Defense Minister confirms Russians are ready for War

In an interview with John Schindler, the Polish defense minister has confirmed that Zapad has been the final rehearsal for a large-scale continental war and that the Russians are combat-ready – and NATO is catching up, but slowly: “Moscow wanted … Continue reading

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Russia announces total military and civil mobilization

On 20 September, the Russian defense ministry had announced it had ready a document on providing the legal base in order to allow the mobilization of the civil population in times of war. On 2 October, the press service of … Continue reading

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Russia allows for mobilization of all reservists

The Russian president on 19 April 2017 signed a decree (with two points of the decree being “secret”) that allows to mobilize all reservists into the Russian army, agencies “protecting the state” and the FSB in 2017.  Estimates vary, but … Continue reading

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Analysts say Russia’s Zapad-17 has started

Parallel to the recent escalation in Ukraine, the army in Belarus has entered the mobilization of its armed forces and begun to erect fortifications. Additionally, a border zone has been set up with Russia at critical sections. It also has … Continue reading

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Europe will be surprised again

As Russia has started another round of artillery warfare in the Ukrainian Donbas on 29  January 2017 with more destruction and death in Ukraine, the reactions in Europe and the US only support Russian falcons ready for more warfare in … Continue reading

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