HMS St Albans Escorts Yaroslav Murdy in English Channel The Royal Navy’s frigate HMS St Albans today escorted a Russian warship through the English Channel and Dover Strait. The Portsmouth-based […]» Read more
The Russian Federation is the world’s largest country covering over 17m2 km, with a population of over 143 million. Military conscription is compulsory, giving Russia a total of over 1 million active service personnel. Military spending is at approx $70bn per year (2014 figures), putting Russia into third place behind the USA and China, although expenditure is expected to rise substantially. Russia is the world’s largest exporter of arms, with a 30% share of the total export trade. Russia is a founder member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
U.S., Allies Strike Syrian Targets in Response to Regime’s Chemical Attacks U.S., French and British forces have struck targets in Syria as punishment for Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical […]» Read more
US Blames Russia for Latest Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack Syrian opposition activists and rescuers said Sunday that a poison gas attack on a rebel-held town near the capital has killed […]» Read more
Novichok Poisoning Leads to Toxic Exchanges on Social Media Britain and Russia have been waging a fast and furious information war since former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter […]» Read more