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Russia Fully Mobilized, Strikes Turkish Targets in Syria

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“The president is mobilized, fully mobilized, mobilized to the extent that circumstances demand,” Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said on Saturday. “The circumstances are unprecedented. The gauntlet thrown down to Russia is unprecedented. So naturally the reaction is in line with this threat,” he told Russia’s “News on Saturday” TV program. In addition to placing S-400... 

Turkey looses at least $10 billion per year as Russia suspends tourism

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Russia will stop cooperation with Turkey in the field of tourism, the head of the Federal Tourism Agency Oleg Safonov told reporters on Thursday, November 26. “It is clear that cooperation with Turkey in the tourist industry will be stopped,” said Safonov. According to the official, the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism, Rosturizm, will impose sanctions on tour operators if they continue... 

Thousands Of Russian Troops Head To Turkish Border As US Planes Flee From Syrian Skies

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A stunning new Ministry of Defense (MoD) report circulating in the Kremlin states that President Putin, this morning, issued an order to the 58th Army Headquarters of the North-Caucasian Military District to immediately deploy “selected” regiments and brigades of Federation military electronic warfare, anti-aircraft, multiple rocket launcher, anti-tank, motorized rifle, and artillery forces to... 

NATO Ceases All Airstrikes in Syria After Russia Deploys S-400 Missile Shield

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Both the American and Turkish air forces halted their strikes on Syrian territory around the time Russia deployed S-400 air defense complexes at the Khmeimim airbase, from which it stages its own incursions against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). A spokesperson of the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) told Sputnik on Friday that the absence of anti-IS coalition... 

Erdogan Pledges to Start War Over Russian Anti-aircraft System in Syria

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told CNN International his country will consider it an act of aggression if Russia takes down a Turkish plane violating Syrian airspace. “In this case Turkey will be forced to take measures that will certainly not be discussed. And of course it would be an aggression against our rights of sovereignty and it’s the natural right of the state to protect those... 

US deploys ground troops to Syria

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The United States has deployed dozens of ground troops to Syria claiming they will assist Kurdish forces in their battle against ISIS terrorists, sources say. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday that 30 US soldiers arrived in the northern city of Kobani over the past two days, AFP reported. The troops will allegedly help plan attacks against the Takfiris in the two Syrian... 

Turkish journalist arrested of "espionage and treason" over revealing weapons convoy to Syrian terrorists

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A Turkish prosecutor asked a court to imprison the editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet newspaper pending trial for espionage and treason. In May, the outlet published photos of weapons it said were then transferred to Syria by Turkey’s intelligence agency. Besides the editor, Can Dündar, the prosecution said it is seeking the same pre-trial restrictions for Cumhuriyet’s representative in Ankara, Erdem... 

Putin Orders Complete Destruction Of Turkish President, Family And Government

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The Ministry of Defense (MoD) is reporting today that President Putin has authorized an unprecedented “asymmetric warfare” action, to include “war by proxy”, to destroy the family and government of Turkish President Recep Erdogan in retaliation for the deliberate downing of an Aerospace Forces Sukhoi Su-24M bomber aircraft on 24 November over Syria in a bid to prevent a larger war with the... 

ISIS oil smuggling to Turkey becomes Russia's main target

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Islamic State’s daring and impudent oil smuggling into Turkey should become a high-priority target in order to cripple the terrorist group, President Putin said, backed by French President Francois Hollande. Both agree that the source of terrorist financing must be hit first and foremost. Commercial-scale oil smuggling from Islamic State controlled territory into Turkey must be stopped, Putin said... 

US military concerned over S-400 deployment in Syria

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The Russian Air Force base in Latakia will be reinforced with S-400 “Triumf” antiaircraft missile system, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday. The US military is very concerned about Russia’s imminent deployment of an advanced missile defense system to Syria, an American official says. The Kremlin has announced that it is sending S-400 anti-aircraft missiles... 

Qatar & Saudi Arabia Struck By Heavy Flooding

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Cars floating in rivers that were once streets, water gushing through ceilings and people sailing to work on boats – that’s the current picture in Qatar and Saudi Arabia, both desert countries, which should be dry and sunny for the whole year. Qatar’s capital Doha was apparently unprepared for the deluge and flooding that damaged many buildings in the city. The area near the capital’s Hamad... 

Russia Strikes Back! At Least 20 Turkish Trucks Carrying Weapons for Terrorists Bombed

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A Turkish convoy, which according to some reports was transporting weapons to terrorist organizations, has been hit by apparent airstrikes in northwestern Syria. The convoy was hit most likely by Russian jets in retaliation to the downing of the Russian SU-24 jet over Syria by a Turkish F-16 jet. Footage released online by the Istanbul-based Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) shows plumes of smoke... 

Turkey gave us no warning - Surviving Russian pilot

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Konstantin Murakhtin, the surviving pilot of the doomed Russian Su-24M Fencer jet. The sole survivor of the downed Russian Su-24M Fencer jet says the Turkish jets did not issue any visual or radio warnings before shooting down the warplane. “There was no warning, not by radio exchange nor visually. There was no contact at all,” said Konstantin Murakhtin, the surviving pilot of the doomed jet,... 

Erdogan Retaliates for Russian Strike on Family Crime Syndicate

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Like a vengeful Mafia don Recep Tayyip Erdogan shot down a Russian plane and nudged the Middle East a step closer to all-out war. A few hours after the attack Obama climbed up on his soap box and said Turkey has a right to protect its national sovereignty. Erdogan’s attack, however, had nothing to do with sovereignty or airspace. It was retaliation for Russia messing with his family business. The... 

Russia Vows to deploy S-400 defense Missile System in Syria

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The Russian air force in Syria will be protected by the most powerful and advanced air defense system in the world, when it deploys its S-400 missile system to the Hmeymim airbase there. Syria will have a comprehensive air defense after Russia deploys its S-400 missile systems to the Hmeymim airbase there, security analyst and US Navy veteran Mark Sleboda told Sputnik. ​”It is a significant... 
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