Prophecy in today's headlines

Russia Pushes For New World Economic Order

Russia will help lead efforts to recast the global economic hierarchy as the world emerges from the financial crisis, President Dmitry Medvedev said. “We really live at a unique time, and we should use it to build a modern, prosperous and strong Russia, a Russia that will be a co-founder of the new world economic […]

Russia Adopts Nuclear First Strike Military Doctrine

President Dmitry Medvedev has signed country’s new military doctrine which allows preventive nuclear strikes against potential aggressors. ”The President informed the members of Russia’s Security Council yesterday that he has approved two documents – the military doctrine and the Fundamentals of the state policy on nuclear deterrence until 2020,” presidential press secretary Natalia Timakova said. […]

Russia to Test Fire at Least 5 New Ballistic Missiles

Russia will conduct at least five test launches of a new-generation intercontinental ballistic missile this year, the deputy defense minister was quoted as saying Tuesday. Col. Gen. Vladimir Popovkin said the Bulava missile needs thorough testing because “the reliability of all aspects of the rocket needs to be achieved” in comments carried by state news […]

Official: Cuba, Venezuela May Host Russian Strategic Bombers

A Russian Air Force chief said Saturday that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has offered an island as a temporary base for strategic Russian bombers, the Interfax news agency reported. The chief of staff of Russia’s long range aviation, Maj. Gen. Anatoly Zhikharev, also said Cuba could be used to base the aircraft, Interfax reported. The […]

Is Russia Biggest Risk To US Security

While all eyes are on the Gaza crisis, the major threat that Russia poses to U.S. security is being overlooked. Neither the outgoing nor the incoming administrations have effectively addressed the Russia problem. And with President-elect Barack Obama only weeks away from taking office, he must remember Joe Biden’s warning that the incoming president will […]

Russian Naval Task Force Led By Aircraft Carrier Docks At Syrian Port

The force, which includes the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, the Admiral Levchenko destroyer and the Nikolay Chiker salvage tug, was due to call in at the Syrian port of Tartus Monday, Jan. 12 after carrying out joint exercises with the Turkish navy last week. DEBKAfile’s military sources report that the arrival of the Russian flotilla […]

Russia Uses It’s Most Effective Weapon – Gas Monopoly

Cold War Redux is off to an early start this year. Gazprom, Russia’s state within a state natural gas monopoly, shut the taps to Ukraine this morning after talks broke down over 2009 delivery prices. When Russia cut supplies to Ukraine two years ago in a similar pricing dispute, it caused tremendous consternation in European […]

Russia Build New Nuclear Missiles and Subs

Russia hopes to deploy a new nuclear missile next year designed to penetrate anti-missile defenses and will build eight submarines to carry it, defense officials said on Thursday. The latest statements underline Moscow’s determination to upgrade its nuclear strike forces on land, sea and air. They are regarded by Russian commanders as the cornerstone of […]