The Farkas effect: When the Blob mobilizes for war

A former State Department official pens an article calling for an ‘international coalition of the willing’ to go to battle with Russia. The United States, Europe, and Russia are talking about security. The barriers to agreement are many, but as Winston Churchill — no shrinking violet when it came to combat — quipped, “to jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.” Alas, today many U.S. … Continue reading The Farkas effect: When the Blob mobilizes for war

Syria joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative

https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202201/1245834.shtml Syria on Wednesday joined China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which experts said is a great achievement of the BRI as it now has connected with the whole Middle East, demonstrating its influence and appeal. The achievement comes after Chinese President Xi Jinping‘s phone conversation with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in November, 2021 and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to Syria … Continue reading Syria joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative

U.S. and Ukraine are already secretly preparing for the all-out war with Russia that they intend to make happen.

The U.S. and Ukraine are secretly preparing for all-out war while advancing propaganda to make it appear that Russia is the aggressor. Diplomatic talks in Geneva by the U.S. and Russia have failed to alleviate tensions because the U.S. refused to adhere to Russia’s demand that Ukraine “never, never ever” become a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Deputy Secretary of State Wendy … Continue reading U.S. and Ukraine are already secretly preparing for the all-out war with Russia that they intend to make happen.

Kazakhstan transit: CSTO demonstrated military effectiveness

https://nvo.ng.ru/realty/2022-01-13/1_1172_efficiency.html The grouping of more than 70 Il-76 aircraft and five An-124 Ruslan planes ensured the unimpeded deployment of the peacekeeping contingent of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Kazakhstan. The transfer of more than four thousand servicemen and dozens of units of military equipment took place after contacting the Secretariat of the Organization of the President of the Republic of Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev: from … Continue reading Kazakhstan transit: CSTO demonstrated military effectiveness

New Tu-160M Missile Carrier Makes First Flight

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2022-01-13/new-tu-160m-missile-carrier-makes-first-flight Russia’s Tupolev Public Joint Stock Company has flown the first new-production Tu-160M strategic missile carrier. The aircraft’s January 12 maiden flight was undertaken at the Kazan Aviation Plant airfield, and lasted for around 30 minutes. The short flight validated the aircraft’s basic stability and controllability, reaching an altitude of around 2,000 feet. The aircraft in question is the first new-build example of the Tu-160—code-named … Continue reading New Tu-160M Missile Carrier Makes First Flight

Russians With Attitude: Unrest in Kazakhstan

The root cause for Kazakh riots and CSTO involvement Kazakh history (real version) Perestroika and clan (Zhuz)-structure of Kazakhstan Glorious leader (Elbasy) Nazarbayev, riots and his resignation Tony blair, Kazakh natural resources, panturkism and Borat Who organized the protests, Tokayev and ukrainian schemes Kompromat, Mambets, 3 currents of radical ideologies in KZ Continue reading Russians With Attitude: Unrest in Kazakhstan

Inside Biden’s secretive weapons shipment to Ukraine

https://www.politico.com/newsletters/national-security-daily/2022/01/11/inside-bidens-secretive-weapons-shipment-to-ukraine-495686 CNN successfully raised NatSec Daily’s collective eyebrow with this tidbit buried deep in a Monday evening story: The United States secretly greenlit weapons transfers to Ukraine in the middle of a tense standoff with Russia. “In late December, the Biden administration quietly authorized an additional $200 million in security assistance to Ukraine,” the story’s five reporters wrote. “The security package authorized the shipment of … Continue reading Inside Biden’s secretive weapons shipment to Ukraine

Kazakh explosion: a multi-layered Hybrid war

https://russtrat.ru/comments/11-yanvarya-2022-0010-8020 Any attempts to analyze the situation in Kazakhstan in the spirit of “color revolution”, “palace coup”, “external aggression” and so on, encounters contradictions and the statement of the fact “it does not happen that way.” Because the main feature of the Kazakh process (which experts are not writing about now) is its multi-layered nature. The fact is that the processes taking place in Kazakhstan … Continue reading Kazakh explosion: a multi-layered Hybrid war

Kazakhstan Secretary of State: there is a conspiracy of internal and external forces behind the riots

https://www.interfax.ru/world/814451 Behind the destabilization of the situation in Kazakhstan is a conspiracy of internal and external forces, says the state secretary of the republic Yerlan Karin. “A conspiracy of internal and some external forces is taking place here, since both Kazakh and foreign citizens took part,” Karin said on the air of the state channel. “Participants of the strike terrorist groups were both Kazakh and … Continue reading Kazakhstan Secretary of State: there is a conspiracy of internal and external forces behind the riots

Russian forces allegedly seized US Bioweapons labs in Kazakhstan

During the crisis that erupted in Kazakhstan, seen by some observers as an insurgency and / or a coup attempt, and by others as a hybrid attack, Russia’s intervention at the helm of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (OTSC) has targeted less the networks of former President Nursultan Nezarbayev than the former Soviet secret biological warfare laboratories whose conversion is funded by the US Pentagon … Continue reading Russian forces allegedly seized US Bioweapons labs in Kazakhstan

What War With Russia Would Look Like

By Scott RitterSpecial to Consortium News If ever a critical diplomatic negotiation was doomed to fail from the start, the discussions between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine and Russian security guarantees is it. The two sides can’t even agree on an agenda. From the Russian perspective, the situation is clear: “The Russian side came here [to Geneva] with a clear position that contains a number … Continue reading What War With Russia Would Look Like

How Russian Airborne Forces special forces will operate in Kazakhstan

https://vz.ru/world/2022/1/7/1137691.html In any armed conflict, the speed of reaction is almost decisive. This thought was clearly taken into account when deciding which troops at the disposal of the CSTO to send to restore constitutional order in the rebellious cities of Kazakhstan. Why is it the special forces of the Airborne Forces that are able to most effectively cope with this task and how exactly will … Continue reading How Russian Airborne Forces special forces will operate in Kazakhstan

Biden’s dirty dealings in Kazakhstan

Photo shows Joe Biden meeting Hunter’s alleged business partner from Kazakhstan A new photograph has emerged of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden posing with Hunter Biden and Kenes Rakishev, a Kazakh oligarch who reportedly worked with the former veep’s scandal-scarred son. The snap, first published by a Kazakhstani anti-corruption website in 2019, follows last week’s bombshell Post exposés detailing Hunter Biden’s overseas business dealings and … Continue reading Biden’s dirty dealings in Kazakhstan

Geydar Dzhemal – “A Word on Dugin”

Originally posted on Continental-Conscious:
The seventh day of January is not only Orthodox Christmas according to the Julian calendar, but also the birthday of the Russian philosopher Alexander Dugin. This 7 January marks Dugin’s 60th birthday, on which occasion Continental-Conscious presents for the first time in English translation an editorial by the Russian Islamic thinker and Dugin’s former Yuzhinsky Circle mentor, Geydar Dzhemal (1947-2016), authored… Continue reading Geydar Dzhemal – “A Word on Dugin”

Mechanism of Kazakhstani protests

https://colonelcassad.livejournal.com/7359455.html Mechanism of Kazakh protests What we have before the start of the protests. 1. Kazakhstan pursues a multi-vector policy and actively cooperates with the US and the EU. 2. Despite the significant economic influence of Russia and China, the country has a very large influence of Western capital. For China, a stable Kazakhstan is vital to the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative. … Continue reading Mechanism of Kazakhstani protests

Bi-partisan coalition urges Biden to resist calls for military action against Russia

A coalition of both conservative and progressive foreign policy organizations have delivered a letter to the White House, asking the president to pursue a broad diplomatic path with the Russians in the much-anticipated U.S.-Russia talks on Monday and in NATO meetings later next week. The letter, which was signed by the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, asks the White House to pursue the Minsk agreements … Continue reading Bi-partisan coalition urges Biden to resist calls for military action against Russia

Five hundred rioters detained in eastern Kazakhstan

https://tass.com/world/1385127 NUR-SULTAN, January 8. /TASS/. More than 3,000 people participated in mass riots in eastern Kazakhstan, with 500 of them detained, and 25 law enforcement officers wounded, the Khabar-24 TV channel reported on Saturday citing the head of the press service of the police department of the republic’s Eastern-Kazakh region. “The attackers were in the state of alcoholic and other, including drug, intoxication. <…> Twenty-five … Continue reading Five hundred rioters detained in eastern Kazakhstan

Kazakh president dismisses Deputy Secretary of Security Council Abdymomunov

https://tass.com/world/1385121 NUR-SULTAN, January 8. /TASS/. President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has dismissed Deputy Secretary of the Security Council Azamat Abdymomunov, according to a decree posted on the website of the president on Saturday. “The decree by the head of state dismisses Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan Azamat K. Abdymomunov,” the document said. Abdymomunov was appointed Deputy Secretary of the … Continue reading Kazakh president dismisses Deputy Secretary of Security Council Abdymomunov

Kazakhstan’s ex-intelligence chief arrested as crackdown continues

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/world/459243/kazakhstan-s-ex-intelligence-chief-arrested-as-crackdown-continues Kazakhstan’s former intelligence chief has been arrested on suspicion of treason, as the former Soviet republic cracks down on a wave of unrest and starts to assign blame. The detention of Karim Massimov was announced by the National Security Committee, which he headed until he was fired by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Thursday after violent protests swept across the Central Asian nation. Tokayev’s office … Continue reading Kazakhstan’s ex-intelligence chief arrested as crackdown continues

Who and how prepared the protest explosion in Kazakhstan

https://vz.ru/world/2022/1/6/1137567.html The riots in Kazakhstan are caused by direct foreign intervention – this is the official position of Moscow. What kind of interference can we talk about, who and how trained the rioters – and what is the similarity between the situation in Kazakhstan and what happened in Ukraine and Belarus at one time? Everything new is well forgotten old. Especially when it comes to … Continue reading Who and how prepared the protest explosion in Kazakhstan

The U.S. Directed Rebellion in Kazakhstan May Well Strengthen Russia

https://www.moonofalabama.org/2022/01/the-us-directed-rebellion-in-kazakhstan-may-well-strengthen-russia.html In early 2019 the Pentagon financed think tank RAND published an extensive plan for soft attacks on Russia. Extending Russia: Competing from Advantageous Ground. The 350 pages long report recommended certain steps to be taken by the U.S. to contain Russia. As its summary says: Recognizing that some level of competition with Russia is inevitable, this report seeks to define areas where the United … Continue reading The U.S. Directed Rebellion in Kazakhstan May Well Strengthen Russia

Massacre in Kazakhstan: the United States hit the “soft underbelly” of Russia

https://svpressa.ru/politic/article/321246/ The situation on the borders of the Russian Federation continues to escalate on the eve of negotiations with the State Department and NATO In the afternoon of January 6, in Alma-Ata, police officers began to actively clean the streets of protesters. As stated in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan, “all measures are being taken to arrest the violators,” about two thousand people … Continue reading Massacre in Kazakhstan: the United States hit the “soft underbelly” of Russia

RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 6 JANUARY 2022

Originally posted on Russia Observer:
MY LATEST WRITINGS. SOMETHING HOPEFUL FOR THE NEW YEAR – SORT OF KAZAKHSTAN. Major trouble. Started, they say, with the doubling of the price of LPG but now clearly another “colour revolution”, complete with a “leader” who is out of the country. (Page 121 in RAND report). Korybko, Escobar and Bernhard worth reading. President Tokayev promises to be “as tough… Continue reading RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 6 JANUARY 2022

The Real Jan 6 Was The Friends We Made Along The Way

Originally posted on The American Sun:
No one believes the United States Congress is “legitimate”. As a group they are universally despised. This is not a novel circumstance – there hasn’t been a day since 1800 or so when a double-digit percentage of the population didn’t prefer a double-digit percentage of Congress erected on the trees conveniently planted mere yards away on the National Mall… Continue reading The Real Jan 6 Was The Friends We Made Along The Way

Iranian leader flies to meet Putin with his own nuclear bomb in his pocket

https://svpressa.ru/war21/article/321087/ One day in early January 2022, news programs around the world will probably begin with news from Moscow. They are very much awaited in dozens of major countries – some with hope, others with hatred and fear. The matter concerns the forthcoming first visit of the Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi to Russia. It is highly probable that the main result of this trip may … Continue reading Iranian leader flies to meet Putin with his own nuclear bomb in his pocket

Putin’s ultimatum: Russia, if you like, will bury all of Europe and two-thirds of the United States in 30 minutes

https://svpressa.ru/war21/article/319616/ Joe Biden’s administration considers some of Moscow’s proposals contained in the draft agreement between Russia and the United States on security guarantees, published on December 18, unacceptable, Bloomberg reports. At the same time, some points of the document may be useful. Washington plans to give an official response next week. In fact, Europe and Russia rejected the proposals. Countries have the right to choose … Continue reading Putin’s ultimatum: Russia, if you like, will bury all of Europe and two-thirds of the United States in 30 minutes

Moscow said that “the moment of truth” has come in relations with NATO

https://www.gazeta.ru/politics/2021/12/18_a_14331211.shtml?updated Russia will switch to a counter-threat regime if NATO refuses to strengthen security in Europe, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko. He noted that Moscow will consistently strive to build European security according to previously formed principles that were transferred to the United States. More details – in the material “Gazeta.Ru”. The Foreign Ministry explained the position of Russia after the publication of … Continue reading Moscow said that “the moment of truth” has come in relations with NATO

Putin’s message: peace at Russia’s expense and on the rubble of Russia is over

https://russtrat.ru/analytics/22-dekabrya-2021-0010-7741 MOSCOW, December 22, 2021, RUSSTRAT Institute.The international information background does not subside after the publication of the RF Ministry of Foreign Affairs of draft treaties with the US and NATO on security guarantees. Many experts noted that this is an ultimatum to the United States and NATO. At the same time, if you look at the comments to these documents by the Deputy Foreign … Continue reading Putin’s message: peace at Russia’s expense and on the rubble of Russia is over

Russia has seized the strategic initiative

https://translate.yandex.com/translate?url=https%3A%2F%2Fvz.ru%2Fopinions%2F2021%2F12%2F27%2F1135477.html&lang=ru-en https://vz.ru/opinions/2021/12/27/1135477.html When discussing the draft treaty with the United States and the agreement with NATO, it is worth talking not so much about the ultimatum of Russia, but about the actual beginning of a new political era. Yes, on December 17, 2021, the old era ended and a new era began. Thirty years have passed – if you count from 1990, when US Secretary … Continue reading Russia has seized the strategic initiative

New Ground Operation To Come In Syria

As a new year begins, the war in Syria continues to heat up. As of January 4, tensions in various country’s regions have not winded down. Only more escalation is being reported. In the northwestern region of Greater Idlib, the situation may be heading to a new military confrontation. On January 1, 2 and 3, the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a series of airstrikes … Continue reading New Ground Operation To Come In Syria

GOP war drummers demanding action against Russia

Doug Bandow The drums of war are sounding in Washington, D.C., and Republicans are among the most enthusiastic backers of military action. Some enthusiastically, almost gleefully, suggest risking nuclear war. This is no longer the party of Ronald Reagan, who sought to prevent conflict and especially nuclear conflict. Nor of earlier Republicans. During his vice-presidential run in 1976 Kansas Sen. Robert Dole denounced “Democrat wars of the … Continue reading GOP war drummers demanding action against Russia

EU-Russia relations in 2022 are those of two adversaries

The February visit to Moscow by European diplomatic chief Josep Borrell ended in a fierce, far from diplomatic, duel between him and Sergey Lavrov. The Europeans were outraged by the verdict against Navalny and the “lack of democracy” in Russia. They rebuked us for meddling in domestic affairs and our unwillingness to take Russia’s interests into account. In fact, the dialogue between Russia and the … Continue reading EU-Russia relations in 2022 are those of two adversaries

NATO foreign ministers to discuss Russian requirements for European security on January 7

https://tass.com/world/1383801 On January 10, the Russian-US consultations on security guarantees are likely to kick off in Geneva BRUSSELS, January 4. / TASS /. NATO top diplomats will hold an extraordinary virtual meeting on January 7 to address Russia’s requirements relating to European security issues, the alliance stated on its Twitter page on Tuesday. “An extraordinary virtual meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers will be held on … Continue reading NATO foreign ministers to discuss Russian requirements for European security on January 7

Iran expects to purchase Su-35, S-400 during Raisi Russia visit

https://ifpnews.com/report-iran-expects-to-purchase-su-35-s-400-during-raisi-russia-visit The Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) said in a report it is expected Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi’s visit to Russia to deepen bilateral ties between Tehran and Moscow, besides shaping a long-awaited defense deal between the two allies. The report also adds Tehran expects to acquire Su-35 fighter jets as well as the S-400 missile defense system. Raisi is expected to sign a … Continue reading Iran expects to purchase Su-35, S-400 during Raisi Russia visit

US Unveils Legal Trigger for War With Russia

https://sputniknews.com/20211216/us-unveils-legal-trigger-for-war-with-russia-1091579251.html American Senators have unveiled what amounts to be a legal trigger for war with Russia. Disturbingly, there seems little or no leeway to avert conflict because of the Russophobia warping any rational judgment in Washington.A bill tabled this week in the Senate looks likely to pass into law because of the bilateral consensus of belligerence towards Russia. It is generally accepted as if fact … Continue reading US Unveils Legal Trigger for War With Russia

Russian gas flows via Yamal pipeline flow east for 14th day

https://www.brecorder.com/news/40144482/russian-gas-flows-via-yamal-pipeline-flow-east-for-14th-day MOSCOW: The Yamal-Europe pipeline which usually sends Russian gas west into Europe was flowing east from Germany to Poland on Sunday for a 14th straight day, data from German network operator Gascade showed. Eastbound volumes hit almost 5.9 million kilowatt hours (kWh/h) at the Mallnow metering point on the German-Polish border, the data showed, broadly unchanged over the past 24 hours. The pipeline accounts … Continue reading Russian gas flows via Yamal pipeline flow east for 14th day

Secret Commandos with Shoot-to-Kill Authority Were at the Capitol on Jan 6th

https://www.newsweek.com/exclusive-secret-commandos-shoot-kill-authority-were-capitol-1661330 On Sunday, January 3, the heads of a half-dozen elite government special operations teams met in Quantico, Virginia, to go over potential threats, contingencies, and plans for the upcoming Joint Session of Congress. The meeting, and the subsequent deployment of these shadowy commandos on January 6, has never before been revealed. Right after the New Year, Jeffrey A. Rosen, the acting Attorney General on … Continue reading Secret Commandos with Shoot-to-Kill Authority Were at the Capitol on Jan 6th

Russian attack in Ukraine should bring full-time US presence on Kremlin’s doorstep, former top generals advise

https://www.stripes.com/theaters/europe/2022-01-03/russian-attack-in-ukraine-should-bring-permanent-american-bases-to-the-baltics-black-sea-region-4163635.html STUTTGART, Germany — The U.S. should expedite delivery of sophisticated weapons to Ukraine and warn Moscow that any new invasion of Ukrainian territory will result in permanent American military bases near Russia’s borders, 24 former senior government officials and experts recommended in a recent open letter. The statement, which was issued Thursday by the Atlantic Council think tank, calls for a permanent NATO presence … Continue reading Russian attack in Ukraine should bring full-time US presence on Kremlin’s doorstep, former top generals advise

Head of EU diplomacy to visit Donbas

https://z5h64q92x9.net/proxy_u/ru-en.en.58fa812b-61d395b9-2dfbb86b-74722d776562/https/korrespondent.net/ukraine/4433917-hlava-dyplomatyy-es-posetyt-donbass EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Josep Borrel will visit Ukraine on January 4-6 and will travel to the Donbas as part of the visit, the press service of the European Commission reported. “His first trip abroad this year demonstrates the EU’s strong support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity at a time when the country is facing a Russian military buildup … Continue reading Head of EU diplomacy to visit Donbas

Can We Define A Geopolitics of the Coronavirus? – Robert Steuckers – Strategika.fr – May 23rd, 2020

Originally posted on Institute for National Revolutionary Studies:
Robert Steuckers, born in Uccle in 1956, graduated from the Institut Maria Haps, associated with the University of Louvain, where he obtained his Master’s in English and German languages. He directed a translation agency in Brussels for twenty years before devoting himself to various tasks teaching languages. He created the think tank “Synergies européennes” in 1994, which… Continue reading Can We Define A Geopolitics of the Coronavirus? – Robert Steuckers – Strategika.fr – May 23rd, 2020

Four Western provocations that led to U.S.-Russia crisis today

The one-sided indictments of Moscow’s behavior invariably ignore numerous missteps that took place, beginning with President Clinton. Written byTed Galen Carpenter At the end of 1991, the Soviet Union dissolved — a surprisingly peaceful end to a brutal empire. Russia, as the principal successor state, sought to join the democratic West, and the United States and its European allies officially welcomed that aspiration. Three decades … Continue reading Four Western provocations that led to U.S.-Russia crisis today

Donbass Militia Accuses Kiev of Illegal Deployment of Weapons, Equipment Near Conflict Zone

https://sputniknews.com/20220102/donbass-militia-accuses-kiev-of-illegal-deployment-of-weapons-equipment-near-conflict-zone-1091981694.html Eastern Ukraine was thrust into a civil conflict in the spring of 2014, when Kiev deployed troops to crush early independence movements that sprang up in the aftermath of a western-backed coup d’état in the Ukrainian capital. In early 2015, Russia, Germany and France arranged a fragile ceasefire agreement between Kiev and the Donbass militias.The Ukrainian military is continuing the illegal deployment of weapons … Continue reading Donbass Militia Accuses Kiev of Illegal Deployment of Weapons, Equipment Near Conflict Zone

Ukraine Debunks Claims of “Russian Troop Buildup”

https://www.farsnews.ir/en/news/14001012000830/Ukraine-Debnks-Claims-f-%E2%80%98Rssian-Trp-Bildp%E2%80%99 TEHRAN (FNA)- Kiev does not see any evidence of any massed concentration of Russian troops on the country’s borders preparing to invade, Oleksiy Danilov, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, an advisory body to the Ukrainian President, announced. “Today we do not see any danger from what is happening on our borders. If we’re talking about the kind of massed concentration insisted … Continue reading Ukraine Debunks Claims of “Russian Troop Buildup”

Ukraine closes inland waters to Russian ships

After over seven years of war, Ukraine has banned Russia from using its river navigation routes and ports. A new bill on the country’s inland water transport came into force on Jan. 1 to prohibit cargo or passenger ships under the flag of Russia, which is officially declared as “the aggressor nation” by the Ukrainian legislation. The ban is also imposed upon vessels belonging to … Continue reading Ukraine closes inland waters to Russian ships

Russia to demand actions from UNICEF over children listed in notorious Ukrainian database

https://tass.com/politics/1383557 According to Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Dmitry Polyansky, the website published personal data of a 13-year-old teenager whose parents moved to Donbass MOSCOW, January 3. /TASS/. Russia will demand that the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) undertake specific steps over children being included in the database of Ukraine’s notorious nationalistic Mirotvorets (or Peacekeeper) website, Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative to … Continue reading Russia to demand actions from UNICEF over children listed in notorious Ukrainian database

2021 Roundup: How did Yemen defeat the Saudi coalition?

https://english.almayadeen.net/news/politics/2021-roundup:-how-did-yemen-defeat-the-saudi-coalition Since the 2014 Yemeni revolution, Yemenis have not only proven a great resilience in confronting US-backed Saudi aggression against their homeland, but also revealed a combat strategy like no other. The Yemeni mountains, with their difficult topography, the social composition of their people, and their solid beliefs, constitute one of the few places in this world that are resistant to the invasion of foreign … Continue reading 2021 Roundup: How did Yemen defeat the Saudi coalition?

Estonia planning artillery, missile system supply to Ukrainian armed forces

https://news.err.ee/1608451733/state-planning-artillery-missile-system-supply-to-ukrainian-armed-forces The state is planning to provide significant numbers of artillery and missile systems to Ukraine amid concerns over a build-up of Russian military forces on its borders. Under international rules, permission will be needed from the United States and also Finland and Germany, the countries of origin of the equipment, before the aid can go ahead, however. The weapon systems – 122 mm howitzers … Continue reading Estonia planning artillery, missile system supply to Ukrainian armed forces