Nuclear testings – Russia 2020

The dummy-nuclear warheads all reached their designated targets on 12 December 2020 at a test range on the coast to the eastern Barents Sea, according to Russia's Defense Ministry.    Chizha test range is on the Kanin Peninsula in Nenets Autonomous Okrug and is a well-known target area for submarine-launched ballistic missiles from the waters… Continue reading Nuclear testings – Russia 2020

Estonia – Patarei fortification

Compared with other European countries, Estonia has a large percentage of foreign-born residents and their children. Only about two-thirds of the population are ethnic Estonians.   Russians are the most significant minority, comprising about one-fourth of the citizens. Prominent among other ethnic minorities are Ukrainians, Belarusians, and Finns.   What is behind the Patarei fortification and how many… Continue reading Estonia – Patarei fortification

Estonia

  Estonia  is a country in the northeastern side of Europe, the northernmost of the three Baltic states - the area includes some 1,500 islands and islets; the two largest of these islands, Saaremaa  and Hiiumaa, are off mainland Estonia’s west coast.    Estonia has been dominated by foreign powers through much of its history.… Continue reading Estonia

Estonia – Independence

Jaan Poska: “Today is the most important day of the past 700 years for Estonia, because today, for the first time, Estonia alone will determine the future fate of its people.” Elke volk het die reg om hulself te regeer in gebiede wat hulle sin is.   Estonia is daardie onafhanklikheid gegun as volk om oor… Continue reading Estonia – Independence

Siberië – Siberia

Dit is vrieskoud in die hartjie van sneeuwitjieland -  verby leeukoud.   Die koue beheer alles en selfs die koue bepaal opvoeding vir kinders, wat soms ver loop na bus of skool.  Primitiewe lewensverhale en oorlewing in die ongenaakbare koue maande van net sneeu.  In Oymyakon, the cold controls everything. The town is located in eastern… Continue reading Siberië – Siberia

Russia – Christians : Rusland Christelike geloof

Russia was placed 41st out of 50 countries with the highest levels of persecutions faced by Christians, according to the group’s 2019 World Watch List published.   China is 27th on the list, Nigeria 12th. Hoeveel van die moorde wat vandag in Suid-Afrika plaasvind is as gevolg van geloof en spesifieke Christelike geloof?   Interessant die tipe… Continue reading Russia – Christians : Rusland Christelike geloof

Christianity in Russia

  Moscow times reported in January 2019 that Russia was named in List of 50 Countries in Which Christians Face Persecution.    Russia has been ranked among the world’s 50 countries in which Christians face the most prosecution for the first time in seven years.   Open Doors, a group that tracks the persecution of Christians around… Continue reading Christianity in Russia

Russian carrier on fire – Admiral Kuznetsov

A massive fire broke out on Russia's only aircraft carrier as it underwent repairs in an Artic shipyard, Russian news agencies reported, wounding 11 service members.   Russia's Northern Fleet officials said the blaze on the ship, the Admiral Kuznetsov, has been contained, while authorities in Murmansk said 10 of those injured were hospitalised in intensive care… Continue reading Russian carrier on fire – Admiral Kuznetsov

Russian and Chinese naval vessels heading for South Africa

The Russian Navy is sending its Slava class missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov (055), accompanied by the Project Sliva class rescue tug SB-406 and tanker Vyazma. These vessels left the port of Malabo in Equatorial Guinea on 11 November as part of their long-distance voyage, having departed the Northern Fleet’s main naval base of Severomorsk on… Continue reading Russian and Chinese naval vessels heading for South Africa

US and Syria – oil fields

  The US push to claim Syrian oil fields is "banditry," the Russian Defense Ministry has said. A US military convoy was heading towards oil fields at Syria's Deir el-Zour, where Washington already maintains a small force. * On 25 October 2019 , the  U.S. Defense Department said that it planned to increase up its… Continue reading US and Syria – oil fields