Russia successfully tests hypersonic Zircon missile that Putin boasted is ‘without equal’

Russia said on Monday it had successfully tested a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile, a weapon President Vladimir Putin has touted as part of a new generation of missile systems without equal in the world. The defence ministry said in a statement that the missile had been fired from the Admiral Gorshkov, a warship located … Read more

It’s gonna be a ruff landing! Russia’s dogtroopers undergo parachute training from 13,000ft 

It’s gonna be a ruff landing! Russia’s dogtroopers undergo parachute training – by leaping out of planes at 13,000ft The parachuting system can drop dogs from 13,000 ft with their handlers Preliminary trials have been successful and the dogs are able to perform ‘adequately’  Russia’s state technology group said the system would be ready for … Read more

Fiona Hill says she considered pulling fire alarm to end Trump press conference with Putin

I considered pulling the fire alarm: Fiona Hill says she was so alarmed at Trump’s behavior at his press conference with Vladimir Putin that she looked for ways to end it Fiona Hill, who served as Donald Trump’s top Russian adviser, said she was so distressed at his behavior with Putin she wanted to end … Read more

Putin’s show of strength to Biden: Russian forces hunt ‘enemy’ submarine in Pacific Ocean drills

Russian President Vladimir Putin has put on a show of force with the largest naval exercises in the Pacific Ocean since the end of the Cold War ahead of a meeting with the US President next week.   At least 20 ships, submarines, and support vessels, flanked by 20 fighter jets, took part in the large-scale … Read more

Nikolay Glushkov was strangled in his own home by killer who tried to make murder look like suicide

An exiled Russian businessman was strangled with a dog lead by his killer who tried to pass off the murder as suicide, an inquest was told. Nikolay Glushkov, 68, was found by his daughter and partner lying face down with the leash around his neck in the hallway of his New Malden, south West London, … Read more

Putin’s threat to West: How Russia has surrounded Ukraine’s border with troops, tanks and missiles

Russia has surrounded Ukraine’s border with tanks, missiles and thousands of men as it threatens ‘full-scale combat operations.’ The United States is to dispatch two warships to the Black Sea next week in response to Vladimir Putin’s colossal build-up of military hardware close to the front.  Footage has emerged of tanks, missile trucks and howitzers … Read more

Russia warns ‘the beginning of the end of Ukraine’ will be imminent if it ‘has to defend citizens’

A senior Kremlin official today warned that if Russia is forced to defend its citizens in the disputed Donbass region it would be ‘the beginning of the end Ukraine.’ Tensions have soared in eastern Ukraine in recent weeks after Vladimir Putin dispatched tanks, helicopters and thousands of troops to the Ukrainian border. Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy flew … Read more

Vladimir Putin’s nuclear tsunami | Daily Mail Online

The notion is horrendous to contemplate.  A nuclear torpedo drone creeps along the ocean floor, slipping under coastal missile defences and detonating with catastrophic effect close to New York. A vast wall of water rises from the sea, tearing through the city, obliterating all in its wake and leaving the area flooded with toxic radioactivity. … Read more

Putin’s critic Navalny vows to continue hunger strike as TB sweeps through penal colony

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has vowed to continue a hunger strike despite suffering from a heavy cough and fever as he claimed inmates in his Russian prison ward were being treated in hospital for tuberculosis. Vladimir Putin‘s biggest opponent, 44, has vowed to continue a hunger strike he launched last week demanding adequate medical treatment … Read more

Russia warns it will take ‘extra measures to ensure its security’ if NATO sends forces to Ukraine

Russia today vowed to ‘take extra measures’ if Nato responds after the Kremlin dispatched 4,000 troops to reinforce the disputed Ukrainian border. ‘No doubt such a scenario would lead to a further increase in tensions close to Russia’s borders. Of course, this would call for additional measures from the Russian side to ensure its security,’ … Read more