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June 2015

Shadow of Islamic State Hangs Over Russia (Op-Ed)

By Alexander Shumilin Jun. 23 2015 20:02 Last edited 20:03 It is impossible to say with certainty how many people holding Russian passports now fight…



Telenor’s Thor 7 Satellite Reaches Designated Orbital Location

By Caleb Henry | June 22, 2015 | [Via Satellite 06-22-2015] Telenor Satellite Broadcasting’s newest satellite, Thor 7, has completed in-orbit testing as well as…


Experts: Accidental Conflict Is True Danger Of Russia-West Clash

Agence France-Presse 1:03 p.m. EDT June 19, 2015 Ukrainian servicemen shout from SPG-9 antitank grenade launcher during the combat with the pro-Russian separatists near Avdeevka,…


Norway’s NATO Missile Defense Aid Irks Russia

By Gerard O’Dwyer 4:05 p.m. EDT June 17, 2015 NATO’s Dynamic Mongoose anti-submarine exercise in the North Sea, off the coast of Norway, on May…


Japan: New Chinese Islands Don’t Settle Sea Disputes

Agence France-Presse 9:56 p.m. EDT June 17, 2015 Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga speaks at a March 19 press conference at the prime minister’s…


The West Needs More Russophiles (Op-Ed)

By Mark Galeotti Jun. 02 2015 19:32 Last edited 19:32 Current dialogue between Russia and the West scarcely deserves the name. Too often, it is simply a contest…


Russia’s Military Spending Doesn’t Add Up (Op-Ed)

By Alexander Golts May. 25 2015 18:35 Last edited 18:35 All signs indicate that President Vladimir Putin has decided to make serious improvements to Russia’s defense industry….


Swedish Air Chief Denounces Russian Provocations

By Tom Kington 5:19 p.m. EDT June 14, 2015 Gen. Micael Byden of Sweden, pictured here in 2011 as a brigadier general.(Photo: Sgt. 1st Class…


Putin’s Russia Is Not ‘Back in the U.S.S.R.’ (Op-Ed)

By Ivan Sukhov Jun. 10 2015 17:51 Last edited 17:51 A group of Russian scholars presented a report in Moscow in late May called “The values of perestroika in the context of modern…


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