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Cold War Games: U.S. Is Preparing to Test the Waters in Icy Arctic

The Navy is planning to expand its role in the Arctic as climate change opens up more ocean waterways and the U.S. vies with great-power rivals Russia and China for influence in the far north......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 12th, 2019

American Detained in Russia Is Charged With Espionage

Russia charged an American citizen who is detained in Moscow with espionage and said he can be held for up to two months, Russian state media reported......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 4th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. envoy to NATO threatens Russia over new missiles

The U.S. ambassador to NATO said Washington could choose to “take out” new Russian missiles that Western allies say violate a nuclear-arms ban, if Moscow fails to comply with the Cold War-era treaty......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 2nd, 2018

U.S. Envoy Threatens Russia Over Missiles

U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison said Washington could choose to “take out” new Russian missiles that Western allies say violate a nuclear-arms ban, if Moscow fails to comply with the Cold War-era treaty......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 2nd, 2018

Russia"s huge war games aren"t actually that strong a message to the West

Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via Reuters The Vostok 2018 exercises taking place in Russia's far east are the largest since the cold war.  With 300,000 Sino-Russian troops, the exe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 16th, 2018

5 weapons to watch for as Russia and China begin their massive war games

AP Photo Russian troops, together with Chinese and Mongolian forces, will participate in the largest Russian military exercise in decades. The drills will include hundreds of thousands of tr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2018

Russia is gearing up for its biggest war game since the Cold War — here"s what Moscow says is planned

Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters Russia is preparing for what officials there have called the country's largest military exercise since the Cold War. China and.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 7th, 2018

Russia is getting ready for its biggest war games since the Cold War — a potential sign they"re worried about NATO

Thomson Reuters Russia is gearing up for a massive military exercise in its far east in mid-September. China and Mongolia w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 28th, 2018

Russia Launches War Games with Two Top Allies as U.S. and NATO Begin Navy Drills

This is the first time Belarus has joined Russia and Serbia for their annual military drills, which will feature some of Moscow's new military equipment......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 26th, 2018

These are the Dutch warships that could go toe-to-toe with Russia in the waters around Europe

US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist Seaman Daniel Gaither The Royal Netherlands Navy has a long tradition of naval prowess. Throughout its history, this Navy held its own against opponents ranging from England to Indonesia. Today, it is much smaller than it has.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2018

Russia Set To Double Gold Mining, Becoming World"s 2nd Biggest Gold Producer

While Moscow's selling of US Treasurys over the past 6 years is hardly a surprise to anyone... ... Putin's far more aggressive purchases of gold in recent years, with Russian reserves now in th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 3rd, 2018

Russia Launches Biggest Ballistic Missile Test Since Cold War, Shooting Nuclear-Capable Rockets From Under Water

The Russian Northern Fleet is flexing its muscles......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 23rd, 2018

Russia Shows Off "Invincible" Weapons in Huge Victory Day Military Parade in Moscow

Russia mounts an impressive display of military strength on Moscow’s Red Square in scenes reminiscent of the huge parades held during the Cold War......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 9th, 2018

Russia"s Lavrov Accuses West of "Genocide by Sanctions" Amid "Worse" Relations Than Cold War

Moscow's top diplomat accused the West of targeting the Russian public, not elites, with sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 17th, 2018

Oil Soars Most In 2 Years After Russian Reassurance, Stock Surge

Aided by the exuberant buying-panic in stocks and reassurances from Russia's energy minister, WTI prices are soaring (over 7%) today, breaking above $46.50 in its biggest daily jump sinc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 26th, 2018

Putin Discusses Sanctions, Syria, And Stockpiling Nukes In Marathon Year-End Q&A

In keeping with an annual tradition that has persisted since shortly after his election to the highest office in the Russian Federation, Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual end-of-year marathon Q&A session Thursday in downtown Moscow.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 20th, 2018

Russia"s Putin, Novak discussed meeting with OPEC: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Energy Minister Alexander Novak held discussions prior to a meeting with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries in Vienna, a Kremlin spokesman said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Russia Claims It Chased U.S. Destroyer Out Of Its Territorial Waters

Moscow is seeking to downplay yesterday's incident in the Sea of Japan, which saw an American destroyer .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 6th, 2018

Russia says it"s harder for us to cut oil output in winter: Ifax

Russia will find it harder to cut oil output in winter than other producers because of the cold conditions at Russian oil fields, Interfax news agency quoted Energy Minister Alexander Novak as saying on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

Russia, Hamstrung by Sanctions, Leans on Oligarchs for Investment

Beset by Western sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin is turning the national economy inward, enlisting local tycoons for the biggest infrastructure-investment program since Soviet times......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 29th, 2018