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2,000 troops: S. Russia braces for large-scale military drills
The Russian Defense Ministry has launched massive military exercises, involving over 2,000 troops and some 500 items of weaponry in southern Russia, including in the Caucasus.

05.03.2015 20:09

‘US needs to end the Korean War’
Instead of sanctioning North Korea and exercising dominance over South Korea’s political establishment by stationing troops in the country, the US should turn a page and end the Korean War once and for all, Brian Becker from Answer Coalition told RT.

05.03.2015 10:53

Cannon fodder? Military chiefs oppose US control as ex-Army MP threatens to quit
As plans are formulated to put UK troops under American command, a former army colonel-turned-Tory MP has said he may quit over defense budget cuts, while urging military chiefs to do the same.

05.03.2015 09:25

'Nuland ensconced in neocon camp who believes in noble lie'
Victoria Nuland’s anti-Russian rhetoric comes from the neocon camp of US politics, seeking to stir the Ukraine crisis, thrilled by the prospect of defense industry expansion and more arms sales, Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Peace Institute told RT.

05.03.2015 04:59

US boosting ‘anti-propaganda’ budget, mulling ‘increase of lethality’ for Ukraine support – Nuland
Washington and its NATO allies have already spent over $110 million on “security assistance” to Ukraine and are considering increasing the “lethality” of the aid, a top US diplomat told a Congressional committee in an accusatory anti-Russia speech.

05.03.2015 01:37

​Libya declares force majeure at 11 oil fields in midst of ISIS crisis
Following attacks by Islamist militants on oil installations and ports in Libya, the National Oil Co. has declared a force majeure at 11 oil fields, a clause in contracts that frees parties from liability in extraordinary situations.

05.03.2015 03:05

​‘You will be avenged, brother’: British Marine killed in Syria fighting ISIS
A former Royal Marine has become the first Briton to be killed while fighting with Kurdish forces against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) militants in Syria.

04.03.2015 09:33

​‘IDF use dogs as weapon to terrify Palestinians’
As the Israeli occupation continues and soldiers are told to make their presence felt and terrify Palestinians in the West bank, violence and abuse of innocent people is going to take place, Achiya Schatz from Breaking the Silence, told RT.

04.03.2015 09:54

Rafferty’s rules: Chaos reigned in Afghanistan throughout US occupation, HRW reports
The US imperative of security at any cost after the ouster of the Taliban created an atmosphere of absolute impunity among Afghan authorities and strongmen, who could get away with murder, torture and all other possible human rights abuses, HRW reports.

04.03.2015 05:59

​Ukraine replenishes Donbass tank supplies amid ceasefire
Amid the efforts to bring warring parties in eastern Ukraine to the negotiating table, Kiev has announced fresh supplies of tanks to its forces in Donbass, jeopardizing the truce reached by the Minsk deal which requires the withdrawal of heavy weaponry.

04.03.2015 00:50

Russia, Egypt to hold joint naval drill in Mediterranean
Russia and Egypt have agreed to hold a joint naval drill in the Mediterranean and to carry out joint anti-terrorist exercises, Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement following talks between ministers of the two countries.

03.03.2015 19:00

‘Sanitized, one-sided account’: Veterans blast school resource that ‘infects kids with militarism’
A UK veterans group has slammed an armed forces resource meant for use in schools in the wake of a critical report jointly published by the Quakers and the anti-militarist NGO Forces Watch.

03.03.2015 16:04