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US Revives Cold War "Arms Race" With Russia And China After Abandoning INF Treaty

Update: As we previewed below, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the US will withdraw from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty immediately, prompting threats of a Russian "response" from Moscow.  According to RT, Pompe.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 1st, 2019

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

Russian investigators ask court to extend house arrest of U.S. investor

Russia's Investigative Committee has asked Moscow's Basmanny district court to extend the house arrest of U.S. investor Michael Calvey until July 14, the court said in a statement on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2019

Russian investigators call for detained U.S. investor to be put under house arrest

Russia's Investigative Committee has asked a court in Moscow to free detained U.S. investor Michael Calvey from custody at a court hearing later this week and to place him under house arrest, the court said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019

Venezuela Military Deploys S-300 Missiles Following Russian Troop Arrival

Following the major weekend development of Moscow unambiguously asserting its 'red line' concerning potential US military intervention in Venezuela, for which Russia sent a military transport plane filled with Russian troops wh.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 25th, 2019

China’s New Silk Road To Extend To Russia"s Crimea

Russian state sources and officials have confirmed closer cooperation between Beijing and the Crimean peninsula on major Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects, citing Chinese diplomats, which represents a continued significant shift in Moscow's p.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 21st, 2019

Russia"s Deripaska sues U.S. over sanctions: court filing

Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska sued the United States on Friday, alleging that it had overstepped its legal bounds in imposing sanctions on his companies and made him the "latest victim" in the U.S. probe into Moscow's alleged political interference......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2019