Tag: Russian troops

Russia Update: U.S. Reportedly Asks Greece To Block Russian Military Flights To Syria

September 7, 2015

Russian troops are building their presence in Syria, and reports suggest their involvement is only escalating. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. Special features: – ‘I Was on Active Duty’: Interview with […]

Sending Russian Troops into Ukraine Could Lead to World War, Former Soviet Defense Minister Says

June 23, 2014

Staunton, June 21 – If any more evidence were needed to prove that Vladimir Putin is far more reckless and aggressive than his predecessors at the end of Soviet times, it has been provided by Dmitry Yazov, who served as Soviet defense minister from May 1987 until being dismissed for his participation in the August […]