Russia Prepares for Nuclear War With U.S.

Russian state-owned television is urging the country’s residents to stock their bunkers with water and basic foodstuffs because Moscow could go to war with Washington. Warning that the potential conflict between the two superpowers would be “catastrophic,” an anchor for Russia’s Vesti 24 showed off shelves of food, recommending that people buy salt, oatmeal and […]

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Russian Ambassador: If The US Attacks Syria, We Will Return Fire

Russian ambassador, Alexander Zasypkin, said Tuesday that Russia will shoot down any missiles fired by the US or its allies and fire back on the locations that launched them. “If there’s an American strike, then we’ll shoot down the rockets and target the positions from where they launched,” he said, “In the past few days, […]

Trump vows ‘major’ decision; Putin warns against ‘provocation’

A war of words has broken out between Moscow and Washington over a suspected chemical attack in a Syrian rebel-held town, as calls grow for an international response to the incident ahead of an urgent UN Security Council meeting. Rescue teams and medics have said a “poisonous chlorine gas attack” in Douma on Saturday killed […]

Defense Officials: Russia Poised to Challenge US for Military Dominance

Russia’s campaign to modernize and strengthen its armed forces is increasingly putting U.S. and European forces at risk, with some defense officials raising concerns Moscow’s military soon could challenge the U.S. and its allies for dominance across the continent. Most of the focus in recent weeks has been on Russia’s newfound confidence in its nuclear […]

US Approves Sale by US Manufacturers of Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

The United States has approved the sale by U.S. manufacturers of lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert confirmed this week that Congress was notified of the matter on December 13. The legal framework for U.S. manufacturers to sell arms to Ukraine has existed since the Obama administration, Nauert said. Nauert noted […]