Daily Archive: March 2, 2017

Syrian Army Recaptures Palmyra, Aided by Russian Air Force – Kremlin

The Syrian military, backed by the Russian Air Force, has completed its operation to liberate the key city of Palmyra from militants, Kremlin has announced. Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has reported to the commander-in-chief, President Vladimir Putin, that the historic city in Syria’s Homs province has been liberated, Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov said. Syrian Army specialists have begun...

RAND Corporation Calls for Deployment of 7 NATO Brigades Near Russian Border

US-government funded RAND Corporation think tank has presented his recipe “to deny Russia a rapid victory” in a potential armed conflict with NATO military bloc: sending 7 NATO brigades supported by artillery and air power to the Baltics. The US Army and NATO need to deploy seven combat brigades in the Baltic States with the alleged purpose of deterring Russia, Shlapak said in testimony to the...

India and Israel Agreed to Jointly Produce Missile Systems for India

Israel and India have agreed to a deal for a medium-range surface-to-air (MRSAM) missile system in order to jointly expand the Indian aerial defense systems and strengthen ties between the two countries, the Mail Today newspaper reported. According to reports, the deal, which marks 25 years of cooperative diplomatic ties, was approved by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The MRSAM...