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US puts 33 Russian intel, military officials on sanctions blacklist

Published time: 20 Sep, 2018 17:29 Edited time: 20 Sep, 2018 17:54 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has authorized the addition of 33 Russian defense and intelligence officials to the US sanctions list. A White House official said the new measures were aimed at “imposing costs on Russia in response to its malign activities.” US lawmakers have criticized the ...

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‘Get your rifle, piece of trash’: Maduro lashes out at OAS chief after ‘military intervention’ quote

Nicolas Maduro has lashed out at the head of the Organization of American States (OAS), calling him a “piece of trash” that belongs in “history’s dump,” for hinting at the possibility of military intervention against Venezuela. OAS Secretary-General, Luis Almagro, should “prepare his rifle” if he wants to invade his country, Maduro said during a press conference in Caracas on ...

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Korean defense chiefs adopt ‘military pact’ after Kim & Moon sign joint statement

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North Korean leader Kim Jong un have signed a joint statement following their bilateral talks in Pyongyang. Besides the joint statement on inter-Korean relations signed by the leaders, the countries’ defense chiefs also signed a separate military pact, Moon’s press secretary Yoon Young-chan told reporters. While the content of the defense agreement has ...

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Trump mulls idea of permanent US military base in Poland, says Warsaw ‘likes it very much’

US President Donald Trump is eyeing a permanent military presence in Poland, saying the country “likes the idea very much.” Warsaw had stated earlier it was ready to pay up to $ 2 billion to have a US military base on its soil. “Poland is willing to make a very major contribution to the United States to come in and ...

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Will Russia-Israel ties suffer after downing of Il-20 military plane off Syrian coast?

Moscow and Tel Aviv had long enjoyed fairly good ties despite the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East, but they are now at risk as Russia blames Israel for the downing its warplane off Syrian coast and the crew’s death. Although the plane was technically shot down by a Syrian missile, Russia made it clear who it blames in the ...

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Israeli military bus stoned after ‘accidentally entering’ West Bank refugee camp (VIDEO)

A busload of IDF soldiers clashed with Palestinians at the Kalandia refugee camp in the West Bank after the vehicle entered the camp, allegedly by accident. At least three soldiers were injured in the clash, the IDF confirmed. Palestinians reportedly started throwing stones at the Israeli vehicle after it drove inside the camp, which is located between Jerusalem and Ramallah. ...

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Military intervention in Venezuela ‘on the table,’ says OAS secretary general

The head of the Organization of American States (OAS), accused by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of being a “CIA agent,” says military intervention against Caracas should not be ruled out as a response to the ongoing crisis. OAS Secretary-General Luis Almagro has hinted that the bloc may consider taking military action in Venezuela if it runs out of diplomatic options ...

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WATCH Russian S-300 fire missiles at Vostok 2018 military drills (VIDEOS)

The Russian Defense Ministry has released breathtaking footage of S-300 anti-aircraft systems launching missiles during Vostok 2018 exercise. Other stunning highlights from the drills were also caught on camera. The spectacular video shows S-300s preparing to fire missiles at an undisclosed location during the Russian military’s Vostok 2018 wargames which run until September 17. The missiles are seen launching from ...

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Steel march: Putin reviews troops & armor on parade during massive military drills (PHOTO, VIDEO)

President Putin opened a spectacular troop review that saw Russian and Chinese armor, troops and warplanes parade through a training ground in Siberia. The parade was part of the Vostok 2018 exercise, the biggest in decades. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived on Thursday to observe the main part of the Vostok 2018 war games, in which Russian, Chinese, and Mongolian ...

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White Helmets making films of 'chemical attacks' with children in Khan Shaykhun – Russian military

Published time: 12 Sep, 2018 13:50 Edited time: 12 Sep, 2018 13:59 The White Helmets have shot at least nine videos intended to serve as proof in accusations that the Syrian government conducted a chemical weapon attack using chlorine against civilians in Idlib, the Russian military claims. Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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