Tag "Russian Military Forces"

Congratulations to all who served in the Soviet Army and in the Russian Army

Vladimir Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall Russian President Vladimir Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall in downtown Moscow as part of the celebrations of Defender of the Fatherland Day on Thursday, February 23rd. Congratulations to all who served in the Soviet Army and in the Russian Army.   We are the

Russian military options in Syria and the Ukraine (UPDATED)

This article was written for the Unz Review: http://www.unz.com/tsaker/russian-military-options-in-syria-and-the-ukraine/ The past two weeks have been rich in military developments directly affecting Russia: Syria: 1) Russia has announced that she will transform the Khmeimim airfield into a full-fledged military base with a permanently deployed task force. 2) Russia will deploy her heavy aircraft-carrying missile cruiser (often referred to in the West as an “aircraft carrier”) Admiral Kuznetsov to the eastern Mediterranean

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