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U.S. Is Setting Ground For Military Intervention In Venezuela

U.S. Is Setting Ground For Military Intervention In Venezuela The Venezuelan government seems to be openly preparing to face a US military invasion. On February 10, the country’s military kicked off large-scale military drills, which will run until February 15. According to President Nicolas Maduro, the drills are set to become the biggest ones the country has held in its 200-year history. On the same day, multiple air defense systems,

US-led Coalition Is About To Reach Another Deal With ISIS?

Syrian War Report – Feb. 9-11, 2019: US-led Coalition Is About To Reach Another Deal With ISIS? Last week, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) uncovered a large ISIS base in the outskirt of the city of al-Mayadin in the province of Deir Ezzor. The base contained several mass graves of civilians who had been executed by the terrorist group more than two years ago, a training ground, a munitions workshop

Reporter’s Diary from Venezuela

Reporter’s Diary from Venezuela. Georgy Zotov (author of AIF weekly) This is the personal view of the correspondent on today’s life of Caracas. Translated by Scott   Day one… Our Air France flight was grounded in Paris for 5 hours; no one wants to land in Venezuela in the middle of the night, due to the “dangerous criminal situation.” The airliner is half empty, the passengers, judging by nervous conversations,

INF Is Dead. Europe Is One Step Closer To Nuclear War

https://southfront.org/inf-is-dead-nuclear-war-in-europe-is-one-step-closer/ For more than 30 years, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) has been one of the cornerstones of the international security system. This ended on February 2, 2019 when the US officially suspended its participation in the Treaty. Washington said that it will fully terminate the treaty in 6 months if Russia does not comply with its ultimatum – the “verifiable” destruction of what Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Russia’s secret war

Russia’s secret war by Time Forward! project and Evgeny Super Translated by Scott Humor and captioned by Leo.   We have discovered that Russia has been waging a secret, carefully concealed war for the past 7 years. It is a war against corruption and unfair income distribution. You find this hard to believe? We will tell you in detail immediately after the selection of positive news of the week. News

US-led Coalition Struck Syrian Army Near Al-Bukamal

Syrian War Report – Feb. 4, 2019: US-led Coalition Struck Syrian Army Near Al-Bukamal Late on February 2nd, a US-led coalition warplane attacked an artillery position of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the area of al-Sukkariya west of the town of al-Bukamal in the province of Deir Ezzor. According to the Syrian Defense Ministry, one artillery piece was destroyed and 2 SAA soldiers were injured. In December, the Syrian

President Putin working meeting with Lavrov and Shoigu regarding INF Treaty

Vladimir Putin held a working meeting with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu. 183-02-02-2019   President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, please provide an update on the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles, and the disarmament dossier in general. What is going on in terms of limitation of offensive arms? Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov: Mr President, Regarding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, as you know, it has been in force since 1988. It had an indefinite term. According to the information at our

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham Gets Control Of Key Roads In Northwestern Syria

Syrian War Report – Feb. 1, 2019: Hayat Tahrir al-Sham Gets Control Of Key Roads In Northwestern Syria This week, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) has blocked all roads linking the Idlib de-escalation zone with the northern Aleppo countryside, including the Turkish-occupied area of Afrin. The two main blocked roads were Atme-Deir Ballut and Deir Samaan-al-Ghazzawiyya. Therefore, the goods transportation and other traffic are now under direct control of

Regime Change In Venezuela: Army Defectors, Russian Mercenaries And Disappearing Gold

Regime Change In Venezuela: Army Defectors, Russian Mercenaries And Disappearing Gold Over the past few days, the intensity of anti-government protests in Venezuela has declined despite attempts of the US-led bloc to warm them up through both public and clandestine measures. However, the conflict continues to develop amid the acute standoff in the media sphere between the Maduro government and its opponents backed by the US-led bloc. On January 29,

Hundreds Killed In Clashes Between Pro-Iranian, Pro-Russian Forces

Syrian War Report – Jan. 29, 2019: Hundreds Killed In Clashes Between Pro-Iranian, Pro-Russian Forces A fake-news story about large-scale clashes between pro-Russian and pro-Iranian factions in Syria is making jitters in English- and Russian-language mainstream media outlets. According to these reports citing anonymous sources and each other, “the pro-Russian Tiger Forces and 5th Assault Corps” clashed with “the pro-Iranian 4th Division” near the villages of “Shahta, Bredidg, Innab and

How much money will Russia lose in Venezuela

by Ivan Danilov Ivan Danilov is a famous Russian economist and influential blogger. Source featured image © REUTERS / Manaure Quintero Translated by Scott The crisis in Venezuela has once again brought into question why the Russian state, as well as state-owned companies, invest money and issue loans to some countries. Many journalists and experts have already rushed with pleasure to calculate alleged financial losses of the Russian side, forgetting

Israeli Patrol Came Under Fire In Golan Heights

Syrian War Report – Jan. 25, 2019: Israeli Patrol Came Under Fire In Golan Heights A firefight broke out on the contact line between Israeli and Syrian forces in the Golan Heights, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement on January 24. According to the statement, forces from the Syrian side of the contact line opened fired on an IDF patrol. Israeli soldiers returned fire. The IDF reported

The fantastic characteristics of Russian newest weapons

The fantastic characteristics of Russian newest weapons, by Ruslan Ostashko Translated and subtitled by Eugenia and Scott Source Tests of the new Russian hypersonic complex Avangard conducted last December demonstrated that it wasn’t just real, but also corresponded to the declared characteristics. How exactly Avangard was able to get its highest range and maneuverability? One of our subscribers tried to answer this question. After the collapse of the USSR it

Arab Protesters Clash With SDF In Raqqa Province

Syrian War Report – Jan. 24, 2019: Arab Protesters Clash With SDF In Raqqa Province On January 23, hundreds of civilians took to the streets in the town of al-Mansoura in the province of Raqqa to protest against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) after the group’s security forces had murdered a civilian. According to local sources, Ahmad al-Zaban, a member of the prominent al-Bukhamis tribe, was killed because he had

Davos: Browder Confronted Head On: “When Will You Give Back the Money You Stole From Russia!?”

Davos: Browder Confronted Head On: “When Will You Give Back the Money You Stole From Russia!?” Subscribe to Vesti News https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa8M… They’re searching for enemies to win a political game but are disrupting the global economy. That’s how the USA’s strategy was described at the World Economic Forum in Davos. While Washington is threatening its partners with trade and sanction wars, Russia is helping to find the cure against dollar

Syria Threatens To Strike ‘Tel Aviv Airport’

Syrian War Report – Jan. 23, 2019: Syria Threatens To Strike ‘Tel Aviv Airport’ Late on January 22, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) repelled a major attack by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) in the Idlib de-escalation zone. According to the Russian military, about 150-200 militants supported by 15-20 vehicles equipped with machine guns attacked SAA positions in the areas of Abu al-Duhur and

ISIS Suicide Bomber Hits US-led Coalition Convoy In Northeastern Syria

Syrian War Report – Jan. 22, 2019: ISIS Suicide Bomber Hits US-led Coalition Convoy In Northeastern Syria   On January 21, a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device exploded at a checkpoint of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northeastern Syria, when a column of the US-led coalition was passing it. According to initial reports, 2 US service members were wounded and 5 SDF members were killed in the attack. Later,

Kurdish Political Leadership Reveals 10 Demands To Damascus

Syrian War Report – Jan. 21, 2019: Kurdish Political Leadership Reveals 10 Demands To Damascus   If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 On January 19, the so-called Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (DFNS), an entity established by US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in attempt to legalize their

Trump Is Withdrawing From NATO “Under Putin’s Orders”

Trump Is Withdrawing From NATO “Under Putin’s Orders” by Ruslan Ostashko Translated and captioned by Leo. “Trump is discussing withdrawal from NATO,” says the frightening American headline in The New York Times. No, so far it didn’t say “from Putin’s orders”, but Russia, of course, is mentioned. It seems that the Democrats have invented a new horror story for the American electorate. This is exactly how it can be interpreted

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