Category: Cold War 2

Fighting in Ukraine Picking Up

Ukraine Coat of Arms

Massive Escalation In Fighting Yesterday, With Focus Back On Shirokino According to this morning’s ATO Press Center report, the heaviest fighting was seen around the village of Shirokino, on the Azov coast east of Mariupol. Here, the report says, 15 attacks were recorded over the day, with Russian-backed fighters using mortars, self-propelled artillery and small […]

Rooskie Fourth-and-a-Half

Neptunus Lex writes a bit about the T-50, a supposed fifth-generation fighter from Sukhoi: The Sukhoi T-50 prototype, a “fifth generation” fighter, completed a 47-minute maiden test flight in Russia’s Far East. The project, three years behind schedule, has been shrouded in secrecy during almost two decades of development and aims to rival the F-22 […]

Hunt for the Arctic Sea

Russian navy searches Atlantic for missing ship Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ordered that “all necessary measures” be taken to find the missing ship, and the Russian navy turned all of its vessels in the Atlantic — including three landing ships, a frigate and two nuclear-powered submarines — to search. Finnish police said they also were […]

Rooskies Lurking Offshore

Russian attack subs patrol off U.S. coast Two nuclear-powered Russian attack submarines have been patrolling in international waters off the East Coast for several days, in activity reminiscent of the Cold War, defense officials said Tuesday. U.S. Northern Command would not comment on the Russian submarines’ movement. But in a prepared statement, Northern Command spokesman […]