Vladimir Putin effigies burned at Lewes Bonfire Night

Vladimir Putin effigies burned at Lewes Bonfire Night as the ‘new cold war’ starts to heat up (source: The Independent – Thursday 06 November 2014) Two effigies of Vladimir Putin were burned last night in the Lewes Bonfire Night celebrations, as the East Sussex town continued its tradition of sparking no small amount of controversy for another…

Garry Kasparov: Putin’s Russia

Al Jazeera interviewed Russian chess Grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist, considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time. (Wikipedia) “The Russian chess player shares his thoughts on the Ukraine crisis and explains why Putin is everybody’s problem.” Putin will not play by the rules … it seems…

65-years of Tu-95 intercepts

“The Tupolev Tu-95 (Russian: Туполев Ту-95; NATO reporting name: “Bear”) is a large, four-engine turboprop-powered strategic bomber and missile platform. First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 entered service with the Soviet Union in 1956 and is expected to serve the Russian Air Force until at least 2040.” (Wikipedia) This website has made a compilation of decades…

Russian ATC lesson 101 – the phantom SU25

The information below was previously posted on a different blog, I have copied the information from the internet achive. Russian ATC lesson 101 – the phantom SU25 by jconukraine The Russian Ministry of Defence has recently held a briefing that outlines ‘evidence’ of an SU25 shooting down MH17. This is one version available on Youtube The…