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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

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

NATO is using Ukraine crisis to advance towards Russian borders - Defense Ministry
NATO is using the situation in Ukraine to push closer to Russia's border, according to the Russian deputy defense minister. He says the Alliance's activities have expanded considerably over the past years.

05.03.2015 10:11

6 NATO ships to stage war games in Black Sea
Six NATO warships arrived in the Black Sea on Wednesday to take part in exercises with the Bulgarian, Romanian and Turkish navies, the Alliance’s Maritime Command (MARCOM) said in a statement.

04.03.2015 13:23

‘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

​Nuke Free World? 75% of Labour candidates oppose Trident renewal
Three-quarters of Labour Party candidates standing in the up-coming general election are against renewing Britain’s Trident nuclear deterrent, despite official party policy in favor of it replacement.

03.03.2015 15:37

Anti-arms trade activists defend proposed military cuts
UK NGO Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) has blasted suggestions that a scaling down of the government’s substantial military equipment program would harm jobs and national security.

03.03.2015 09:21

Gitmo overseer exerted unlawful influence on tribunals, military judge rules
A military judge attempted to speed up the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunals by ordering the justices overseeing them to move to the US naval base in Cuba. Now one of those judges has ruled that the since-rescinded order was unlawful influence.

02.03.2015 22:47

​Nuclear safety incidents soar 54% at UK’s Clyde sub base & arms depot
The number of “nuclear safety events” at Britain’s submarine base and warhead depot at the Clyde has drastically soared according to official records that showed 105 incidents in 2013-2014, compared to just 68 in the previous period.

03.03.2015 00:05

Texas rep. introduces bill for ‘American Sniper’ to receive nation’s highest combat award
Were the actions of Chris Kyle, known as the United States’ deadliest sniper, worthy of the Congressional Medal of Honor? A representative from Texas believes so, and has introduced legislation to that end. But veterans aren’t so sure.

27.02.2015 22:21

American spy plane over South China Sea is ‘a dangerous development’
China considers growing US military activity in the waters of the South China Sea as hostile, which may lead to destabilizing the situation in the disputed region, Victor Gao, Director of the China National Association of International Studies, told RT.

27.02.2015 13:37

Iran test-fires ‘new strategic weapon’ to battle ‘Great Satan’ US
Iran has concluded a massive naval and air defense war games by successfully test-firing a “new strategic weapon,” which the country says will play an important role in the future battle against the US.

27.02.2015 14:58