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Russia Beefs Up Military Might On Estonia – Biggest Show of Force Since Cold War

Russia is armed and ready, despite treaties agreeing to de-escalate tensions in the border.

Russia is strengthening its south werstern flank as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) also builds up its military presence, according to Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu last Wednesday. He also mentioned that Moscow has deployed more air defense systems in the southwest as well as a self-sufficient contingent of troops in Crimea.

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu released a statement last Wednesday regarding Russian deployed troops.

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu released a statement last Wednesday regarding Russian deployed troops.

Shoigu said:

“Since 2013 … we have formed four divisions, nine brigades and 22 regiments. They include two missile brigades armed with Iskander missile complexes, which has allowed to boost fire power to destroy the potential adversary.”

Vladimir Putin has also launched nuclear defense drills in Russia, and is building even more ships. RUssia has also released pictures of its largest ever nuclear missile that could destroy an area the size of France.

The Royal Navy (UK) has been on high alert ever since Russia set sail a fleet of warships along the British coast en route to Syria.

The Royal Navy (UK) has been on high alert ever since Russia set sail a fleet of warships along the British coast en route to Syria.

According to John Kirby, spokesman for the US State Department, Washington has seen the comments, and says that if these comments are indeed true, they run counter to the ongoing efforts to de-escalate tensions in eastern Ukraine.

Map of troops sent to Estonia, alongside other allies involved.

Map of troops sent to Estonia, alongside other allies involved.

Source: Daily Mail

Also, Kirby says that the United States expects Moscow to fulfill its obligations under the Minsk agreement to stop the war in eastern Ukraine. And according to the Vienna document, they’re supposed to provide transparency about military movements in the area.

Kirby says:

“Crimea is and always will remain part of Ukraine. We’re not going to allow … the borders of Europe to be redrawn at the barrel of a gun.” He says this as he calls for an “immediate end to the Russian occupation there.”

"We're not going to allow … the borders of Europe to be redrawn at the barrel of a gun," according to US State Department Spokesman John Kirby.

"Crimea is and always will remain part of Ukraine. We're not going to allow ... the borders of Europe to be redrawn at the barrel of a gun," according to US State Department Spokesman John Kirby.

On top of this, an armored force including 800 UK troops will be sent to Estonia for a 6-month deployment next month. These troops will be relieved by soldiers form another NATO nation to maintain their presence.

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200,000 Victims of Supertyphoon Yolanda Still Have Not Received Aid

Supertyphoon Haiyan (also known as Yolanda in the Philippines) hit the Philippines three years ago, but what happened to all the donations?

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - According to a statement made last Monday by Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary, Judy Taguiwalo, she has already sent a report to President Rodrigo Duterte regarding the irregularities in government aid for the victims of Yolanda - a supertyphoon that struck the country in 2013.

Yolanda, also known by its international name Haiyan, severely devastated Leyte, Eastern Samar, Samar, Cebu, Capiz, Iloilo, Aklan, Antique, and Camarines Sur, leaving a death toll as high as 15,000!

Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo sent a report to President Rodrigo Duterte regarding the aid for Yolanda victims.

Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo had already sent a report to President Rodrigo Duterte reagrding the irregularities

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On Their Way To Attack Syria, Russian War Ships Travelled Right Through UK Waters

Recently, some have expressed great concern about the Russian presence over UK waters.

Russian war ships have been spotted coursing right through the English Channel, several reports have confirmed.

After an 11-hour ceasefire in the city of Aleppo in Syria where wounded civilians and fighters were permitted to leave, the Russians are out to get the job done and launch their attack.

Many, however, are troubled about the implications of Russia’s presence near UK waters especially since the tension between Russia and other western countries has been at an all time high since the Cold War.

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Did the United States Steal Trillions of Dollars Worth of Iraqi Gold and Oil?

There’s a theory going around saying the United States stole 20 trillion dollars in gold and 30 trillion dollars worth of oil!

According to a theory supported by an Al Jazeera news report, the United States has stolen approximately 20 trillion dollars worth of gold and 30 trillion dollars worth of oil. This claim is also backed up by photos of American soldiers posing with Iraqi gold bars.

To get to the bottom of this, let's dissect each individual claim:

1. $30 trillion worth of oil was stolen.

1. $30 trillion worth of oil was stolen.

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