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Analysis Video Report: Will Russia and China try to become a NATO of the East?

China and Russia are hailing what they say is a new era of strong co-operation – its symbol: the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit taking place in Beijing. The one-time cold-war rivals, have pledged to strengthen their cooperation on foreign … Continue reading

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Texas businessman accused of smuggling high-tech weapons to Russia

(Houston, Texas) A naturalized American citizen from the former Soviet Union is accused along with 10 other defendants of illegally exporting sensitive technology from the US to Russian military and intelligence agencies, according to an indictment unsealed by federal prosecutors … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: US Arms Sales shoot to record levels in 2011

Weapons sales by the United States tripled in 2011 to a record high, driven by major arms sales to Persian Gulf allies concerned about Iran’s regional ambitions, according to a new study for Congress. Overseas weapons sales by the United … Continue reading

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RUSSIA VIOLATES U.S. AIRSPACE DURING ARCTIC WAR GAMES EXERCISE

The U.S. Northern Command and joint U.S.-Canadian North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) Command said two Russian bombers violated U.S. airspace near Alaska during recent arctic war games. Disclosure by the command in charge of U.S. homeland defense followed a report … Continue reading

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Russia helped Iran down U.S. Drone

(RUSSIA) Stephen Trimble from Flight Global reports Russia delivered the Avtobaza ground-based electronic intelligence and jamming system (see left) to Iran just four months ago. While most weapons deliveries to Iran are blocked, a jamming system like the Avtobaza is allowed … Continue reading

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Local Geo-Political Experts interviewed by Russian publication Pravda.Ru; says a new long war “very likely”

The world is perhaps standing on the brink of another major war, which may kick off in Iran. Sources close to special services of different countries even come up with dates when the war may begin. The Southern Caucasus borders … Continue reading

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The Russian “Wild Card” in the Future of Eurasia…

If India is the “swing state” in Asia‘s future balance of power, as a prominent CIA 2005 report put it, New Delhi is well aware that Russia remains the wild card in the region. Medvedev and Singh signed more than … Continue reading

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King Putin Returns as Russia’s President; Medvedev to Become Prime Minister

Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will return to his post as president next year after he and President Dmitry Medvedev announced they were switching jobs. The announcement was made on Saturday at the annual conference of United Russia, the hegemonic … Continue reading

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Russia announces two army brigades will be sent, including special forces soldiers, to the Arctic to protect its interests in the disputed, oil-rich zone

Russia has announced it will send two army brigades, including special forces soldiers, to the Arctic to protect its interests in the disputed, oil-rich zone. Russia, the U.S., Canada, Denmark and Norway have all made claims over parts of the Arctic … Continue reading

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EPA gives MILLIONS in handouts to China and other nations overseas

In a transaction that’s sure to anger Americans, the People’s Republic of China gets millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars to help with their so-called green projects. The outrageous part of the story is that the U.S. is indebted to China … Continue reading

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