Russia on Monday threatened to deploy nuclear intermediate-range missiles (INF) in Europe, amid escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine. The missiles have a maximum range of 5,000 km, which means that they would be able to hit several European capitals. INF missiles were banned until 2019, when Washington resigned fromRead More →

As the United States and NATO continue their military build-up on Russia’s borders, their representatives are forging ahead with hysterical anti-Russian rhetoric and threats of war. Insisting that Moscow has massed troops and equipment on the Ukrainian border and has increased tenfold its anti-Ukrainian campaign on social media in preparationRead More →

After years of undeclared war in the eastern Donbass region, this week has seen the risk of a full-fledged confrontation between Russia and Ukraine increasing, which threatens to involve Ukraine’s military intelligence chief. NATO Kyrylo Budanov warned the Military Times that over the weekend Russia “had more than 92,000 troopsRead More →

The enormous and menacing concentration of Russian troops on the borders with Ukraine and in annexed Crimea was best seen from space. This is probably why it has been noticed all over the world. Hundreds of tanks and planes, more than 120,000 troops from all over the Russian Federation haveRead More →

World War I saw empires collapse, and among these was the Russian empire of Tsar Nicholas II. When Nicholas declared war on Germany and Austria-Hungary in July 1914, he was the absolute ruler of a kingdom of nearly 150 million people stretching from central Europe to the Pacific and theRead More →

Getty Images A boy in Moscow waves a Communist flag at a rally to mark the 100th anniversary of the October 1917 revolution This month the world remembers the 100 years since the Russian revolutions of 1917. The revolutions in Russia are incredibly important historical events. They marked the startRead More →