China, Russia Launch Massive Naval Drill

The Russian and Chinese navies began a 10-day training exercise in the Mediterranean Sea on Monday. Commenting on the drills, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov has said that the naval training missions were not directed at any third country. Sources say groups of nine vessels from the two countries are taking part in the maneuvers. The ships involved in the drills had already been participating in international anti-piracy escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and off the Somal...
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Russia Invites Greece to Join BRICS

As if the discussions in Brussels and Athens were not mired in enough uncertainty, Bloomberg reports that a Greek official confirms: *STORCHAK ASKED TSIPRAS FOR GREECE TO JOIN BRICS BANK: OFFICIAL The pivot appears to continue. Reportedly, Tsipras was pleasntly surprised by the proposal. As Bloomberg reports, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak spoke with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras today, proposed that Greece become 6th member of New Development Bank set up by Brazil, Russia,...
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Ben Carson: US Attack on Russia Possible

A 2016 Republican presidential candidate has declared that a US military attack against Russia would be possible in the future in order to protect the American people. “If the interest and the existence and the safety of the people of the United States was at stake – and that was the only way to protect them – of course, I would do whatever was necessary,” Ben Carson said in an interview with Fox News on Sunday when asked about the use of military force against Moscow. “I would, obviously,...
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