Russia's Massive Mystery Convoy & A Phantom Battle Inside Ukraine

From Foxtrot Alpha: Putin's game in Ukraine has featured one set-piece after another, many of which seem to be used as decoys. This can also be said about the strange armada of white Russian trucks, said to be hauling 'aid' intended for Russian-speaking people living in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. » 8/16/14 11:11am Saturday 11:11am

Pro-Russian Rebels Find Soviet-Era High-Speed Spy Drone

The soft war between what were once two supreme members of the Soviet Union continues to simmer, and along with it some interesting and extremely dated technology is being brought to the fight, as is the case with this video depicting a TU-143 'Reys' short-range reconnaissance drone in pro-Russian rebels' hands. » 8/03/14 10:14am 8/03/14 10:14am

Two Ukrainian Attack Jets Reportedly Shot Down Over Rebel-Held Area

Two Ukrainian Su-25 attack jets were reportedly shot down over a rebel-controlled area in Eastern Ukraine early today, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. The jets were returning from a mission near the town of Dmytrivka when they were struck by anti-aircraft missiles. » 7/23/14 10:31am 7/23/14 10:31am

Pentagon Blames Russia For Separatist Support In MH17 Tragedy

At a Pentagon briefing held just moments ago about the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, Rear Admiral John Kirby said the U.S. believes Russia continues to support pro-Russian separatists with military equipment and financial support, and allows them to enter Ukraine freely. » 7/18/14 1:46pm 7/18/14 1:46pm

Could Russian Or Pro-Russian Forces Have Shot Down MH17?

In horrific news, Malaysia Air flight 17, a Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed after being shot down. People are suggesting it could have been shot down either by Russia's built-up air defense apparatus along its border with Ukraine or by pro-Russian separatists with a mobile radar-guided SAM… » 7/17/14 1:49pm 7/17/14 1:49pm

KAL 007: The Korea Airlines Flight Everyone Is Thinking About Today

The apparent missile shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine this morning will likely go down as one of the worst—and, if initial reports are true, most avoidable—disasters in air-travel history. But it's not unprecedented. A similar infamous incident happened 30 years ago, also involving Russian military… » 7/17/14 12:52pm 7/17/14 12:52pm

Here Are A Bunch Of Russian Tanks Straight-Up Driving Into Ukraine

As we've continued our coverage of the vehicles being sent in to fight the Ukrainian government and aid the glorious Russian soldiers of Novorossiya Ukrainian rebels, some commenters have cast doubt on that narrative. Today, that narrative was proven right. By the US government, of all people. » 6/13/14 6:01pm 6/13/14 6:01pm

'Anti-Gov't Militia' Does Donuts In Ukrainian APC, Because Of Course

The Glorious Soldiers of the Russian Federation "Anti-Government Ukrainian Militia" that took over Crimea in Ukraine has now moved onto its next target, which is basically all of eastern Ukraine. And, like most random "citizen militia," they've managed to get ahold of an armored personnel carrier to do donuts in. » 4/16/14 1:30pm 4/16/14 1:30pm