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Russia Kicks Off “Biggest Display Of Military Power Since The Cold War”

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Sep 14, 2017 Today, Moscow kicked off its controversial, week-long “Zapad-2017” drill, the latest iteration of a series of training maneuvers that began under the Soviet Union in the 1970s, and which has angered and put NATO and Baltic States leaders on edge. Land, sea and air units will be... »

World War 3: US sends arsenal to Poland in military operation over Russia invasion fears

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Paul Martin

THE US Army has delivered an arsenal of tanks and military equipment to Poland as part of an operation to challenge Russian power. By MARK CHANDLER Express.co.uk Wed, Sep 13, 2017 A terrifying array of weaponry arrived in the city of Gdansk on Wednesday when the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division,... »

Series Of “Almost Simultaneous” Bomb Threats Forces 10,000 In Moscow To Evacuate

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Sep 13, 2017 Following a series of “almost simultaneous” warnings that shopping centers, railway stations and university buildings in Moscow had been rigged with explosives, authorities ordered the evacuation of more than 10,000 people on Wednesday. “Twenty sites are currently being evacuated, and more than 10,000 people have been escorted... »

What You Need to Know About Russia’s Big Wargame on NATO’s Doorstep

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
By Paul Martin

BY BEN WATSON DefenseOne.com SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 Here’s what NATO and the region is watching for this year — and why. For weeks, Russia and Belarus have been preparing for Zapad 2017. Zapad is Moscow’s recurring Cold War-era wargame designed to show the world Russia can outmatch NATO. Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls... »

Sweden, NATO allies launch biggest military exercise in 23yrs amid ‘Russian threat’

Monday, September 11, 2017
By Paul Martin

RT.com 11 Sep, 2017 Sweden has launched its largest military exercise in 23 years, with several NATO countries taking part. The drills come just before the Russia-Belarus Zapad 2017 exercises, which involve fewer troops, but stir much more controversy. The Aurora 17 drills, set to take place over the course of three weeks, involve... »

‘They’re real’: Russia eyes regulating Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies

Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Paul Martin

RT.com 9 Sep, 2017 Russia is developing a legal framework that would regulate the purchase of cryptocurrencies, Russia’s finance minister says, adding that the government wants to legitimize cryptocurrencies and wind down the black market. Speaking at the II Moscow Financial Forum, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov reassured Russian fans of Bitcoin and other... »

Head of Nato says world is more dangerous now than it has been for a generation, with terror, Russia and North Korea creating global unpredictability

Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Paul Martin

Jens Stoltenberg warned the world is more dangerous now than for a generation He blamed terrorism, the North Korea nuclear crisis and Vladimir Putin’s Russia Next week Russia will carry out its ‘largest military exercise since the Cold War’ By DANIEL MARTIN DAILYMAIL.COM 8 September 2017 The world is more dangerous now than it... »

Trump Threatens WW3 “Reviewing Plans To Send Weapons To Ukraine”

Thursday, September 7, 2017
By Paul Martin

By Aaron Kesel ActivistPost.com SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 President Donald Trump is “actively reviewing” plans to send lethal weapons to Ukraine, according to the U.S Secretary of Defense as to what will be the words heard around the world and the move that starts WW3. James Mattis has previously stated the United States “stands with... »

In Gold We Trust: How the ‘Entire Western Monetary System is a Fraud’

Thursday, September 7, 2017
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 07.09.2017 The largest Russian bank, Sberbank, is planning to increase the supply of gold to China up to 10-15 tons in 2018. Keeping in mind that both the Russian ruble and Chinese yuan are covered by gold, this step is a part of the “de-dollarization” of their economies, according to economist Peter Koenig.... »

Do not drive N. Korea into corner, sanctions alone will not solve problem – Putin

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Paul Martin

RT.com 6 Sep, 2017 Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the North Korean nuclear crisis cannot be resolved by sanctions alone. He called on the international community not to drive Pyongyang into a corner. “It is clear that it is impossible to solve the problems of the Korean peninsula by sanctions alone and pressure,”... »