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Watch: Putin Accuses Ukraine of Plotting Terrorist Attacks in Crimea

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia accused the Ukrainian government on Wednesday of plotting terrorist attacks in Crimea, and threatened to respond. His Ukrainian counterpart called the accusations “fantasies.” Mr. Putin, speaking at the Kremlin, said two Russian servicemen had been killed while confronting people he described as the plotters. “There is no doubt that we will not let these ...

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Russian Military Base Is Threatening Ancient Ruins In Syria

Satellite views of the ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria suggest that Russia is building a military base on top of a World Heritage Site, possibly breaking international law protecting antiquities. In March, Syrian, Iranian, and Russian forces retook Palmyra from ISIS forces. ISIS did extensive damage to Roman era ruins and statues at the site over the last year. ...

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Russia is allowing homegrown Muslim radicals to go fight in Syria

For years Islamic militants in Russia were hunted by police. But then the authorities changed tack and allowed some to travel to the Middle East, sources say.  NOVOSASITLI, Russia – Four years ago, Saadu Sharapudinov was a wanted man in Russia. A member of an outlawed Islamist group, he was hiding in the forests of the North Caucasus, dodging patrols ...

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Hillary’s Emails Hacked by Russia – Kremlin Deciding Whether to Release 20,000 Stolen Emails

The Kremlin is debating whether to release the 20,000 emails they have hacked off of Hillary Clinton’s server.  According to a report from four days ago, beginning in 2011, the Russians began monitoring Romanian computer hacker Marcel Lazăr Lehel (aka Guccifer) after he attempted, unsuccessfully, to break into the computer system of the Russian funded RT television network. After monitoring ...

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VIDEO – Muslim prayer hall blown up in Russia

Explosives found in an illegal Muslim prayer hall near the Russian city of Samara was eliminated right inside the building. Bomb disposal team deemed it too dangerous to take the explosives out. The video of the controlled explosion shows a considerable part of the building being destroyed in the blast. A police dog helped to find a cache with more ...

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Would you shoot your $$$ dog?

He’s the spoiled teenage grandson of a Russian oligarch who is stooping to new lows to prove people will do anything for money – even ‘shoot’ a pet dog. Sex-obsessed filmmaker Grigory Mamurin has sparked disgust with his series of videos showing showing him persuading people to drink his urine and flash their breasts for wads of cash. The self-styled ...

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Russian Air Power IN Syria Remains Robust

Despite Russian President Vladimir Putin’s widely publicized, mid-March order to evacuate the bulk of his forces from Syria, Russian air power in the country remains substantial, according to the Israeli Air Force (IAF), with newly deployed attack helicopters replacing many of the fighter bombers that have made their way home. “He changed the shape of the forces, but he didn’t ...

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Putin Says Russia Will Begin Withdrawing Its Military From Syria

Vladimir Putin has announced he will begin withdrawing most of Russia’s air force from Syria. Moscow began conducting airstrikes in the war-torn country in September to help President Bashar al-Assad’s offensive against rebel and jihadist groups. Putin and Assad spoke by phone on Monday, agreeing their goals had mostly been accomplished. Monitors have said more than 1,000 civilians were killed ...

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Putin is trying to destabilize Germany

In a secret meeting with German politicians the heads of the country’s two top intelligence services warned that Moscow is deliberately trying to create unrest in Germany, Bild reports. The meeting, which took place in February with members of the Bundestag control committee, was attended by Hans-Georg Maaßen, head of the Verfassungsschutz (internal intelligence) and Guido Müller, deputy head of ...

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Russia and Turkey Move Closer to War 

There are multiple confirmations today, from sources in Hezbollah intelligence in Lebanon, from Iraq and now directly from Russia.  Sources also reveal that Russia has become increasingly frustrated and impatient with Turkey for that nations intransigence in the face of numerous communications from Moscow. Russia has made every effort to inform Turkey that their provocations in Syria will lead to ...

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