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

  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

Covid19 – Russian vaccine August 2020 – “Sputnik V”

  MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on 11 August 2020, that Russia had become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing, a move Moscow likened to its success in the Cold War-era space race.     * The vaccine, which will… Continue reading Covid19 – Russian vaccine August 2020 – “Sputnik V”

Masks – Maskers – WHO – South Africa – America – Russia

Elkeen moet self afvra hoe gevaarlik is die masker wat my mond/neus bedek - indien 2/3 uur aanmekaar, gaan lees maar op wat doen maskers aan longe en bloed.  Niemand anders, ook geen regering of persone, het die reg daartoe om gesondheid op 'n SO2 skinkbord te plaas nie.  Daar is soveel opinies oor die… Continue reading Masks – Maskers – WHO – South Africa – America – Russia

Vladimir Putin – Bashar Al-Asad – Damascus

  Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived on 7 January 2020 in Damascus on a visit during which he met President Bashar al-Assad at the Russian forces assembly location in Damascus.  President al-Assad and President Putin listened to a military briefing by the commander of the Russian forces operating in Syria.    President Putin offered congratulations to the… Continue reading Vladimir Putin – Bashar Al-Asad – Damascus

Qassim Soleimani – Syria – Iran – Turkey – Russia

  Qassim Soleimani’s death may force a change in the Russian calculus involving Syria, Iran and Turkey.    Iranian General Qassim Soleimani, killed last week by a U.S. drone in Baghdad, has been credited with persuading Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene militarily in Syria in 2015, a claim the Kremlin denies. Regardless of the truth… Continue reading Qassim Soleimani – Syria – Iran – Turkey – Russia

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

Romanovs Russian Royal family – Romanoffs

  The Russian Royal Family was executed and buried in July 1918. So why does Vladimir Putin keep bringing up the bodies? TSAR NICHOLAS II OF RUSSIA WITH TSARINA ALEXANDRA AND THEIR CHILDREN GRAND DUCHESSES OLGA, TATIANA, MARIA, AND ANASTASIA, AND TSAREVICH ALEXEI. Gedurende die nag van 17 Julie 1918, in 'n versterkte herehuis in… Continue reading Romanovs Russian Royal family – Romanoffs

Russian military and Mozambique (gas)

  The secretive Kremlin-linked group is growing in scope and ambition, winning contracts normally reserved for local security firms. Many believe it is not up to the job. * They were recently in South Africa as well. Russia in Africa – BRICS – Mozambique (Cabo Delgado) Saipem-led joint venture awarded Anadarko’s gas project in Mozambique… Continue reading Russian military and Mozambique (gas)

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

Kurdish in shock – human violations by various countries – war crimes

This is just not a Russian or Putin idea only.   Here is more behind it than it is publicly announced. This is ridiculous, it is really outrageous to take away so much territory from Syria and the Kurdish province, or country that once was existed as a bigger country and was known as Kurdish territory. … Continue reading Kurdish in shock – human violations by various countries – war crimes

Kurdish – Syria – Turkey – Russian (violation of human rights)

As "magtiger lande" (soos Rusland en Amerika) betrokke is, en daar word ooreenkomste aangegaan, sonder dat die bewoners wat daar woonagtig is, word gevra, hoe versoenbaar is dit vir een volk om binne ure hul grenslyn met 32 kilometer te verskuif, terwyl die ander land se soldate inbeweeg en grond/dorpies annekseer, eenvoudig net afvat?  Geen… Continue reading Kurdish – Syria – Turkey – Russian (violation of human rights)

Russian – Turkish – Kurdish – Syria (Sochi “Agreement”)

Tydens samesprekings in Sochi het die Russiese president Vladimir Poetin en sy Turkse eweknie Recep Tayyip Erdogan op 17 Oktober 2019 'n ooreenkoms gesluit oor die lot van noord-Sirië om 'n nuwe status quo in die streek te skep.  Was die "ooreenkoms" slegs om die Koerde hieruit te kry sodat die Turke daar oor kon… Continue reading Russian – Turkish – Kurdish – Syria (Sochi “Agreement”)

Russia in Africa – Summit October 2019

BRICS ....  Moet ons begin bekommerd raak of wees oor die Russiese "teenwoordigheid" of is dit minerale wat die Russe na SA en die res van Afrika trek?     Rusland is ook in Mosambiek betrokke by die noordelikste provinsie waar daar groot neerslae van gas is.   Te verstane as daar gekyk word hoe daar na… Continue reading Russia in Africa – Summit October 2019

Russian Tu-160 Blackjack bombers  – Waterkloof

Two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack bombers touched down today at South African Air Force Base Waterkloof in the country's capital Pretoria, marking the first time these bombers have made a visit to anywhere in Africa. This comes on the same day that Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the first-ever Russia Africa Summit in Sochi on the Black Sea and as… Continue reading Russian Tu-160 Blackjack bombers – Waterkloof

Russia in Africa – BRICS – Mozambique (Cabo Delgado)

Russian mercenaries and military hardware have arrived in Mozambique to help the government fight jihadists in the latest example of an African country turning to Moscow for help.   The contingent of about 200 soldiers, including elite troops, three attack helicopters and crew in the southern African state reflects the Kremlin’s increased influence on the continent. … Continue reading Russia in Africa – BRICS – Mozambique (Cabo Delgado)

Russian Air Force Tu-160 Strategic Bombers in SA

  Russian Air Force Tu-160 Strategic Bombers To Make Unprecedented Visit To South Africa...  On 22 October 2019, two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack bombers will land at Air Force Base Waterkloof in what is the first known visit of the strategic bombers to Africa. The Director at African Defence Review has published on social  media an invite… Continue reading Russian Air Force Tu-160 Strategic Bombers in SA