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  1. Jubilee on Earth

    WAR New Russian policy allows use of atomic weapons against non-nuclear strike

    New Russian policy allows use of atomic weapons against non-nuclear strike MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday endorsed Russia’s nuclear deterrent policy, which allows him to use atomic weapons in response to a conventional strike targeting the nation’s critical government and military...
  2. MinnesotaSmith

    WAR US ‘Gets Its Ass Handed To It’ In Wargames @ RAND thinktank

    https://breakingdefense.com/2019/03/us-gets-its-ass-handed-to-it-in-wargames-heres-a-24-billion-fix/ US ‘Gets Its Ass Handed To It’ In Wargames: Here’s A $24 Billion Fix Warships sink. Bases burn. F-35s die on the runway. Can $24 billion a year -- 3.3 % of the Pentagon budget -- fix the...
  3. Melodi

    BRKG Explosion at Russian naval test facility kills five 8/13 "Planned" Evacuations Underway

    Explosion at Russian military base kills two 10 minutes ago Two people have been killed in an explosion at a Russian naval test facility, officials say. Both were civilian specialists, the Russian defence ministry said in a statement. Six other people - a mix of military and civilian...
  4. StarryEyedLad

    TDS Russia Targeted Election Systems in All 50 States, Report Finds

    Have to keep the scam fresh in the minds of the :sheep: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/25/us/politics/russian-hacking-elections.html
  5. MinnesotaSmith

    BRKG Russia has put nuclear missiles in Venezuela, U.S. Congressman claims

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8977662/russia-nuke-missiles-venezuela-cuban-missile-crisis/ Russia has secretly installed nuke missiles in Venezuela, US politician claims in chilling echo of Cuban Missile Crisis Republican Mario Diaz-Balart said it's a direct threat to the 'national security' of...
  6. Doomer Doug

    WAR RUSSIA BLOCKS KERCH STRAIT AND ENGAGES UKRAINIAN NAVY PART THREE 12-22-2018

    Gee, this is a thread that just keeps growing, and growing and growing. It is now up to 400 plus replies, and 21 pages. I wonder how long it will be before Porky really annoys Putin? :screw:
  7. Doomer Doug

    WAR RUSSIA BLOCKS KERCH STRAIT AND ENGAGES UKRANIAN NAVY PART TWO 12-7-2018

    Given the fact the first thread now has over 724 replies, I have created this second thread for all information from December 7th, 2018 forward. Besides, since we may soon be looking a "hot war," it is only fitting that I do this on Pearl Harbor Day. One series of EMP bursts over CONUS would be...
  8. H

    INTL NY Times: Hack of Saudi Petrochemical Plant Was Coordinated From Russian Institute

    Hummm...... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/hack-of-saudi-petrochemical-plant-was-coordinated-from-russian-institute/ar-BBOO1JE?ocid=spartandhp NY Times Hack of Saudi Petrochemical Plant Was Coordinated From Russian Institute...
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    WAR Russia is Destabilizing America with Democrats’ Help

    https://amgreatness.com/2018/03/06/russia-destabilizing-america-democrats-help/ Russia is Destabilizing America with Democrats’ Help By Daniel Ashman| March 6th, 2018 Colonel Stanislav Lunev defected from Russia to America in 1992. He came with a warning: Never mind the end of the Cold...
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    POL Obama's cybersecurity coordinator confirms Susan Rice ordered him to 'stand down' on Russian meddling

    This "gift" just keeps "giving".... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/obamas-cybersecurity-coordinator-confirms-susan-rice-ordered-him-to-stand-down-on-russian-meddling Obama's cybersecurity coordinator confirms Susan Rice...
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    POL Mueller Appears to Have Screwed Up by ‘Accidentally’ Exposing Names in Manafort Case

    Hummm..... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/mueller-appears-to-have-screwed-up-by-accidentally-exposing-names-in-manafort-case/ Mueller Appears to Have Screwed Up by ‘Accidentally’ Exposing Names in Manafort Case by Matt Naham |...
  12. Melodi

    SCI A set of ancient teeth unlock a bacterial secret about the bubonic plague

    A set of ancient teeth unlock a bacterial secret about the bubonic plague By IKE SWETLITZ @ikeswetlitz JUNE 8, 2018 In the Samara region of Russia, the double burial of a man and woman, whose teeth revealed that the bacteria causing bubonic plague is almost 1,000 years older than previously...
  13. Melodi

    OT/MISC Wooden Shigir idol found to be over twice as old as Egyptian pyramids

    Another really interesting bit of information coming out from the rush to take a look at older finds sitting in museums and taking another look at them with the most cutting edge of technology - this is one of the oldest wooden objects ever found, it isn't the oldest but finding wood is very...
  14. H

    POL Pol/Gov/Mil/Intl - Tales of the New Cold War: The New Cuban Missile Crisis

    I was thinking about posting this in the Syria thread when I first started listening to this discussion last night until the conclusions Batchelor and Cohen were coming to IMHO makes it deserve it's own thread....HC Short version, unlike the last Cold War, POTUS hampered by Congress and...
  15. H

    INTL Moscow says has evidence of Western meddling in Russian election

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-election-meddling/moscow-says-has-evidence-of-western-meddling-in-russian-election-idUSKCN1FZ1S1 World News February 15, 2018 / 5:53 AM / Updated an hour ago Moscow says has evidence of Western...
  16. Melodi

    TERRORISM Huge explosion at St Petersburg shopping centre leaves Christmas shoppers injured

    Huge explosion at St Petersburg shopping centre leaves Christmas shoppers injured Investigators are treating the blast, which happened at one of the busiest times of year, as a deliberate attempt to kill SHARE ByDave Burke 17:02, 27 DEC 2017UPDATED17:32, 27 DEC 2017 NEWS 0:00 EMERGENCY...
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    GOV/MIL Video: Lessons Of Syria: Russia Creates Super Light Motorized Infantry

    I came across this and thought it would be of some interest...HC Lessons Of Syria: Russia Creates Super Light Motorized Infantry South Front Published on Aug 9, 2017 Run Time (5:27) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhcierEEjm4 1,019 Comments
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    INTL The Russia-China plan for North Korea: stability, connectivity

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.atimes.com/article/russia-china-plan-north-korea-stability-connectivity/ The Russia-China plan for North Korea: stability, connectivity Moscow has been busy building agreements that would extend Eurasian connectivity...
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    POL Blackwater founder held meeting to establish Trump-Russia back channel: report

    Watch the mess this is going to get spun into.... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/327074-blackwater-founder-held-meeting-to-establish-trump-russia Blackwater founder held meeting to establish Trump-Russia back channel...
  20. Melodi

    INTL 'Russia's soul is monarchic': tsarist school wants to reverse 100 years of history

    My husband suggested that what keeps Putin from just declaring himself Czar (instead of just taking on the role) is that if he took the title he would have to deal with all the baggage that goes with it - from robes to nobility seeking favors; an appointed official council etc. This is an...
  21. H

    Trump says he'll reduce Russia sanctions in exchange for nuclear reduction deal

    Hummm...... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.cbsnews.com/news/donald-trump-russia-sanctions-nuclear-reduction-deal/?ftag=YHF4eb9d17&yptr=yahoo By EMILY SCHULTHEIS CBS NEWS January 15, 2017, 8:21 PM Trump says he'll reduce Russia sanctions in exchange for...
  22. W

    OT/MISC Russia says Yemen ambassador was NOT shot and killed after unconfirmed reports

    Russia's Foreign Ministry has confirmed its ambassador in Yemen was not shot and killed. Unconfirmed reports said Vladimir Dedushkin was shot in Sanaa on Saturday (14 January). After IBTimes UK contacted the Russian Foreign Ministry, a spokesman for the office said they have made contact with...
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    OP-ED The United States and Russia Are Already at War - Small Wars Journal

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/the-united-states-and-russia-are-already-at-war The United States and Russia Are Already at War by Alexander Velez-Green Journal Article | December 13, 2016 - 1:23pm The United States and Russia...
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    OP-ED The Atlantic - Russia and the Threat to Liberal Democracy

    Hummm..... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2016/12/russia-liberal-democracy/510011/ Russia and the Threat to Liberal Democracy How Vladimir Putin is making the world safe for autocracy Larry Diamond 10:45 AM ET...
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    OP-ED The Sudden German Nuke Flirtation

    Hummm....... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://carnegieendowment.org/2016/12/06/sudden-german-nuke-flirtation-pub-66366 The Sudden German Nuke Flirtation Some of Germany’s prominent voices are musing about the options of a German or non-NATO European nuclear...
  26. H

    OP-ED How Putin played our ‘flexible’ president

    Saw this and figured it would be of interest.....HC For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/oct/20/how-vladimir-putin-played-obama/ How Putin played our ‘flexible’ president By L. Todd Wood - - Thursday, October 20, 2016 Comments 12...
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    INTL Russia Is Moving Ahead With Missile Program That Violates Treaty, U.S. Officials Say

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/russia-is-moving-ahead-with-missile-program-that-violates-treaty-us-officials-say/ar-AAj8WKC?li=AA4Zpp&ocid=spartandhp Russia Is Moving Ahead With Missile Program That Violates Treaty, U.S. Officials...
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    INTL Russia, China to mull joint response to U.S. missile shield

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/10/12/asia-pacific/russia-china-mull-joint-response-u-s-missile-shield/ Asia Pacific Russia, China to mull joint response to U.S. missile shield AP Oct 12, 2016 Article history MOSCOW – Amid...
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    WAR Russian jets resume heavy bombing of eastern Aleppo: rebels, monitor (10-11-16)

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-aleppo-idUSKCN12B14M World News | Tue Oct 11, 2016 | 3:23pm EDT Russian jets resume heavy bombing of eastern Aleppo: rebels, monitor Russian jets resumed heavy bombing of...
  30. Melodi

    WAR Russian Government Officials Told To Immediately Bring Back Children Studying Abroad

    From Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-11/russian-government-officials-told-immediately-bring-back-children-studying-abroad Russian Government Officials Told To Immediately Bring Back Children Studying Abroad Tyler Durden's picture by Tyler Durden Oct 11, 2016 3:15 PM 6 SHARES...
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    WAR NYT: Vladimir Putin’s Outlaw State

    President Vladimir Putin is fast turning Russia into an outlaw nation. As one of five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, his country shares a special responsibility to uphold international law. Yet, his behavior in Ukraine and Syria violates not only the rules intended...
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    OP-ED The New Ideology of the New Cold War - NY Times Op-Ed

    Hummm..... For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/02/opinion/the-new-ideology-of-the-new-cold-war.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&_r=1 The Opinion Pages | Contributing Op-Ed Writer The New Ideology of the New Cold War Jochen Bittner AUG. 1...
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    ENER The US Now Has More Oil Reserves Than Saudi Arabia or Russia

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/2016/07/05/US-Now-Has-More-Oil-Reserves-Saudi-Arabia-or-Russia The US Now Has More Oil Reserves Than Saudi Arabia or Russia By Suman Bhattacharyya, The Fiscal Times July 5, 2016 The shale boom has...
  34. H

    OP-ED Turkey Makes Up With Russia: America Also Needs To End New Cold War With Moscow

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.forbes.com/sites/dougbandow/2016/07/05/turkey-makes-up-with-russia-america-also-needs-to-end-new-cold-war-with-moscow/#46f28778332b Jul 5, 2016 @ 04:00 AM 544 views The Little Black Book of Billionaire Secrets Turkey Makes...
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    GOV/MIL Hypersonic boost glide weapon analysis, flight profiles, detection and early warning

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://nextbigfuture.com/2016/04/hypersonic-boost-glide-weapon-analysis.html April 30, 2016 Hypersonic boost glide weapon analysis, flight profiles, detection and early warning Comments 2 From a purely technical perspective...
  36. Melodi

    SCI Genetic study sheds new light on Ashkenazi Jewish Origens and reveal other suprises

    I thought this article was very interesting, not just on the possible Iranian background of Ashkenazi Jews, that was already a old theory (though largely discounted) and since conversion was allowed, I don't see the real problem with it for modern Jews, but I'll ask Nightwolf (who almost...
  37. H

    OP-ED Politico: The Secret U.S. Army Study That Targets Moscow

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/04/moscow-pentagon-us-secret-study-213811 Washington And The World The Secret U.S. Army Study That Targets Moscow A quarter century after the Cold War, the Pentagon is worried about Russia’s...
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    OP-ED There Are Going to Be More Cold Wars

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2016/04/07/there_are_going_to_be_more_cold_wars_109234.html April 7, 2016 There Are Going to Be More Cold Wars By Christine M. Leah Russia's prime minister recently accused NATO of restarting...
  39. H

    INTL Russia Doubling Nuclear Warheads: New multiple-warhead missiles to break arms treaty limit

    For links see article source..... Posted for fair use..... http://freebeacon.com/national-security/russia-doubling-nuclear-warheads/ Russia Doubling Nuclear Warheads New multiple-warhead missiles to break arms treaty limit BY: Bill Gertz April 1, 2016 5:00 am Russia is doubling the number...
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