The Hamilton of Russia Is a Metal Propaganda Musical By Putin’s Biker-Gang Friends

Vladimir Putin’s friend Alexander “The Surgeon” Zaldostanov is the leader of the Night Wolves nationalist motorcycle club, a hardcore Motherland-loving campaigner for “resistance to the global Satanism” and “all this homosexual talk.” He can also put on quite a musical! Perhaps you’d like to feast your eyes on some…

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How Putin's Strategic Withdrawal From Syria Strong-Arms Assad Into Making A Deal

With Russia’s rapid exit from the Syria’s civil war, Syrian dictator Bashar Al Assad and his war-weary military will be left largely on their own if the current ceasefire fails. This was a failing position that served him and his forces very poorly before Russia stepped into the fight. Now with peace talks on the…

Watch The Kremlin's Warplanes Hightail It Out Of Syria And Back To Mother Russia

When Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the vast majority of Russian combat capability out of Syria, not many realized it would begin en masse nearly that instant. Today, the Kremlin plastered social media with dramatic images and video of its aircraft streaming out of their Syrian outpost south of Latakia, and…

Putin Inspects The Federal Security Service's 'Punisher' And Other Intimidating Vehicles

Vladimir Putin loves to check out and even ride in the different vehicles that make up Russia’s national security arsenal. Yet we have never seen him alongside one of Russia’s most garish vehicles, the Federal Security Services “Punisher” or “Chastiser” armored car, until now.

Look Inside Putin's Massive New Military Command And Control Center

Seemingly pulled right from a James Bond movie, we got a glimpse this week of Russia’s new super military nerve center in action, called the National Defense Control Center (NDCC), as Russian heavy bombers made their combat debut in the Syrian conflict. This was also the first time the venerable Tu-95 Bears or the…

Russia Begins Bombing Operations In Syria As A Bigger Strategic Picture Emerges

It was just a matter of time before Russia’s new expeditionary pocket air force in Syria began its bombing operations. Over the last few weeks Russian drones have been flying missions out of Latakia Air Base looking for targets. Now the first Russian shots have been fired in what could be a very long battle to secure…

Pentagon Unsure If It Could Beat Russia In A Conventional Conflict 

The Daily Beast reports that a series of classified war gaming exercises ran by the Defense Department have clearly shown that the U.S. is ill-prepared for a sustained military engagement with Russia. Such a situation is not that hard to believe as our forces have been mired in counter-terror and counter-insurgency…

Things Got So Awkward Between Putin And Obama At China's APEC Summit

It is well known that the leaders of the two nations that collectively posses the vast majority of nuclear weapons on planet earth have an icy relationship at best. This was awkwardly apparent at this week's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in China. Here are some of the best pictures of this odd couple's…

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