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Emergency Signal Sets off Race to Find Russian Sub near Swedish Waters

Late last week in the waters off Sweden the Swedish military intercepted an emergency distress signal from a Russian vessel. Although the vessel was originally labeled as “foreign underwater activity”, its since become clear that Sweden is really looking for a Russian submarine that may have waded a little too far into another country’s sovereign waters. 898 more words

Global Events

The Russian Numbers Station UVB-76

As covered in a previous article, numbers stations are utilized by governments or groups to broadcast a series of names or numbers over the radio waves. 990 more words

Warfare

Utah Cobra

The Bell AH-1 Cobra or HueyCobra helicopter gunship cut its teeth during the Vietnam War and served the US Army proudly from 1967 to 1999 (they also saw front line operation during combat in… 133 more words

Aviation

Sweden and submarines - Cold War 2.0?

This week the Swedish navy has gone on full alert – looking for a  Russian submarine. After sightings of a strange shape in waters near Stockholm, numerous ships have been combing the area searching for the vessel. 550 more words

Russia

'A Lovely Piece of Real Estate': 31 Years After the U.S. Invasion of Grenada

Mickey Z writes for CounterPunch:

‘As I’m sure everyone knows, we’re fast approaching the 31st anniversary of a truly momentous American victory — a crucial military operation that not only warmed Ronald Raygun’s cold, cold heart but was also  86 more words

USA

Book Review: Deathless

By Cheshire

I’ve been really getting into the whole Russian thing lately. I don’t know what it is. Their folklore is just so dark and rich and *shivers* I love it. 768 more words

Book Reviews