Posts Tagged ‘Vladimir Putin’

Vladimir Putin’s Secret Weapon

(Media Release) Every day, the red line ticks up and down. Some weeks it trends higher, others lower. It measures the most important vital sign of Russia’s body politic: the popularity of Vladimir Putin. In the Kremlin they call it the reiting—the Russian pronunciation of rating—and the reiting rules supreme over all of the nation’s […]

Is Russia exporting a new breed of football hooligan?

(Media Release) Violence has been part of Russian football for many years. Clashes inside stadiums and organised fights away from them are common. But this weekend’s mass disturbances in Marseille have thrust Russian hooliganism into the international spotlight. The Russian Football Union expressed regret over the fighting and Russia’s sports minister described those involved as […]

NATO allies launch largest military exercise since end of Cold War in clear message to Russia

(Media Release) A large-scale military training exercise involving more than 20 NATO and partner countries has kicked off in Poland, part of efforts to reassure east European nations rattled by Russia’s actions in nearby Ukraine. For more than 10 days, 30,000 troops backed by large numbers of vehicles, aircraft and ships will be deployed in […]

Vladimir Putin told to drop NUCLEAR BOMB on island off Scottish coast to prove Russia’s strength

(Media Release) Russian President Vladimir Putin has been urged to drop a nuclear bomb on an island off the coast off Scotland to prove Russia means business to the rest of the world. A top Russian politician made the shock demand to make it clear the Kremlin is serious about proving its military might – […]

Syria conflict: IS ‘destroyed helicopters’ at T4 base

(Media Release) New satellite imagery appears to reveal extensive damage to a strategically significant airbase in central Syria used by Russian forces after an attack by so-called Islamic State (IS). Four helicopters and 20 lorries were destroyed in a series of fires inside the T4 base last week, the images from intelligence company Stratfor suggest. […]

Russia to form 3 new divisions to counter NATO buildup

(Media Release) Russia is to deploy two new divisions in the west and one in the south to counterbalance NATO’s increased military presence near Russian borders, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announced. “The Defense Ministry is taking a number of measures to respond to the NATO military buildup at the Russian border,” Shoigu said on Wednesday. […]

President Trump fills world leaders with fear: ‘It’s gone from funny to really scary’

(Media Release) Dangerous, foolish, irrational, scary, terrifying, irresponsible, a clown, a disaster. These are just some of the words used to describe the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency by politicians, diplomats and analysts around the world. As the businessman gave his first major policy address since becoming frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination on […]

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