Putin: the situation in the Donbass acquires signs of a frozen conflict
2 month ago
Russian military displays and gives briefing on drones used in recent attack on its bases in Syria, drones the Russians have suggested may have been supplied from outside Syria. Russia MoD says the drones demonstrate "expertise in the field of aerodynamics and electronics"
Russian lawmakers and education officials are furious that there's a textbook that refers to Ukraine's 2014 Maidan Revolution as a "revolution."
Israeli Prime Minister @Netanyahu to meet with U.S. President @realDonaldTrump in Washington, as well as Russian President Putin in the weeks ahead.
: Disproven and paid for by Democrats "Dossier used to spy on Trump Campaign. Did FBI use Intel tool to influence the Election?" @foxandfriends Did Dems or Clinton also pay Russians? Where are hidden and smashed DNC servers? Where are Crooked Hillary Emails? What a mess!
Russia heavily increases pressure on north Homs rebels to negotiate. Says de-escalation agreement will end in mid-February, implying military offensive to then follow.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call "With regards to this (anti-Russian) campaign, all we can do is express our regret
2 month ago
Peskov confirmed the discussion of possible contacts between the leaders of Russia and Palestine
ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies delivered a 90-minute attack involving 82mm and 120mm mortars in Novoluhanske area, committed armed provocations near Luhanske, and shelled Troitske area with 82mm and 120mm mortars.
Kadyrov and Magomed Daudov (3 man in Chechnya) both deleted Adam Delimkhanov (2 man) from their VK friends lists. Could portend a big shake-up in the leadership.
Lukashenko ordered to deal with border control at the border with Russia
The Polish government commission came to the conclusion that the Tu-154 plane that crashed near Smolensk was wrecked due to several explosions on board
2 month ago
Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine
Jewish leader in Murmansk raises the alarm, fears antisemitism
Paul Manafort sued by Russian billionaire Deripaska over Ukraine deal after Russia probe
Washington renames Russian embassy street after slain opposition MP
Polish town to dismantle memorial to Red Army troops.
Russia plans to apply its foreign agent media law to bloggers who are financed by foreign governments.
A St. Petersburg court ruled that a union of auto workers was a foreign agent and dissolved it.
Russian Ministry of Defense: Yamal landing ship hit with commercial vessel Orka 2 near Rodos on 30 December
Russia's Reserve Fund, set up in 2008 and once as large as $142bn, has run completely dry
Moscow city court upheld the earlier ruling by a district court on arrest (in absentia) of Moldova's wealthiest businessman and leader of Moldova's ruling PDM party Vlad Plahotniuc
Russian defense Ministry denied reports about attack of 31 drones on Hmeymim
ATO spox: In total, Russia-backed militants committed three ceasefire violations yesterday, and, unfortunately, wounded two Ukrainian servicemen in action. Nevertheless, Ukrainian Armed Forces did not return fire.
ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies used automatic grenade launchers near Luhanske and small arms near Travneve. Donetsk sector – militants delivered a 40-minute complex attack involving 82mm mortars, small arms, and light weapons in Pavlopil area.
Russia poll by @levada ru: 66% of Russians think their country has enemies. Out of this figure, 68% think the US is an enemy country; 29% - Ukraine, and 14% - the EU
GPS users in Central Moscow reporting in mass about wrong coordinates "with thousands kms to Moscow". Affects Uber-like taxy services. Possible counter-drone EW drill
Fusion GPS lawyer in congressional hearing claimed one Steele source has already been killed after the publication of the dossier
2 month ago
In Tomsk, Russia, a crowd of worker migrants queuing to extend their work permits (Russia has 10 consecutive days of holidays) turned nearly into a riot today