Category Archives: Russia

Looks like Nauka is going to “make it” after all.

“… after several anxious days of troubleshooting, Nauka’s propulsion system was restored to normal operation, and two successful tests of its KURS navigation and rendezvous system were carried out. While few details were provided, Russian mission managers then cleared Pirs … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 22 JULY 2021 by Patrick Armstrong

UKRAINE LEGAL CASE. Maidan and post-Maidan Ukraine is a construction of half-truths, lies and atrocities; now we see why Moscow has been patiently collecting data. Today it filed a complaint with the ECHR accusing Kiev of numerous crimes. Here it … Continue reading

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“Russia sends long-delayed module to space station” BBC

“A Russian rocket has departed the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, to deliver a new science module to the International space station (ISS). The 13m-long, 20-tonne Nauka laboratory will go on the rear of the orbiting platform, connected to the other major … Continue reading

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“Syria shot 7 of 8 Israeli missiles, Russian military says.”

“Syria’s air defense forces shot down seven out of eight missiles launched by Israeli warplanes during a raid that targeted the Syrian province of Aleppo, the Russian military said Tuesday. Rear Adm. Vadim Kulit, the head of the Russian military’s … Continue reading

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PUTIN DIRECT LINE. Annual marathon Q&A Rus, Eng. A sort of durbar; you can’t imagine any Western leader daring to or capable of doing it. Much on COVID: it’s clear he believes it’s real and he encourages people to get … Continue reading

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Russia believes they have Biden on the run?

“Russia and China are now working together in a very aggressive way because they think they have America on the run,’ Joe Biden, the US president, has been accused of having emboldened Russia as sources told The Telegraph that the … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 10 JUNE 2021 by Patrick Armstrong

PUTIN-BIDEN. I can’t think why Putin wants to waste his time unless it’s to assess Biden’s mental capacity – imagine this guy going up against someone who can hold four-hour press conferences without dropping a thought. Doctorow has a theory … Continue reading

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“Where are we?”

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News of the day

People who have no guts are trying to deal with Putin who has lots of guts. All you do is tell him is that if his guys do not clean up the ransom attacks, NSA/US Cybercommand will wreck his little … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 27 MAY 2021 by Patrick Armstrong

IN A WORD. Some time ago – Munich speech? Libya? Ivanov’s re-assignment? – the Putin Team decided that NATO wanted war and Russia had better get its defensive power up. They have decided that they have done so. That’s why … Continue reading

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