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Aug 9 2020

At the “king tiger” — fire! Sharedetails German heavyweight


November 1944. Royal tiger with turret number 102 ready to be shot! Source: warspot.ru From 45 mm to 152 mm In the previous parts of the series about the adventures of the tiger in Kubinka it was about the design and firepower. It’s time for you to deal with the stability of the German heavy machine existing at that time, the artillery guns. To shoot “Tiger B” was decided almost all calibers. All Soviet engineers chose 11 both Russian and captured guns: 1) domestic antitank 45 mm gun model 1942;2) domestic anti-tank 57 mm gun ZIS-2;3) German tank 75-mm gun …

Aug 9 2020

System active light Compass camouflage Ghost (USA)


The F-4C in the standard camouflage color During the Second world war in the interests of naval aviation , the U.S. Navy developed the system light camouflage Yehudi Lights, allows you to hide the plane on the background of the bright sky and reduced visibility. However, the end of the war and widespread radar made such a development is useless. The idea of concealing light aircraft back a few decades, the experience of the Vietnam war. Progress and regress During the Vietnam war the primary means of detecting enemy aircraft was a radar ground -, ship-and air-based. But for all …

Aug 9 2020

Tanks in the reeds. BT-5 at Fuentes de Ebro


The Church of San Miguel, Fuentes de Ebro The Army Of The Ebro,Rumba La Rumba La rumbaba,one night the river crossed,ay, ay, ay, Carmela! And the invader troopsRumba La Rumba La rumbaba,made very paleay, ay, ay, Carmela!Ay, Carmela! This is the first singing Spanish folk songs “Carmela” (with the accent on the first syllable), sung by the soldiers of the Republican armed forces, who fought with the troops of Franco during the civil war in Spain (1936-1939). [right]”Be insatiable to the enemy, do not call to reconciliation, you are a winner; God is with you, he will not leave without …

Aug 9 2020

Who will save the Central Bank: we or who should be?


Thank you for everything The popular German publication Die Welt declared the head of the Russian Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina, the main Savior of the Russian economy. Thanks, of course, but just want to remind you that the broad public in our country from this warmer will not be. Well, not very fond of our wide audience of those who are touted in the West. In the West, as you know, I just love Mikhail Gorbachev, and in Germany especially. It and is clear: the Union collapsed, and Germany helped unite. Love it and the notorious Russian privatizer Chubais, acts …

Aug 9 2020

Military Situation In Iraq On August 8, 2020 (Map Update)


Donate Click to see the full-size image A brief overview of the recent developments in Iraq: Terrorist Abu Khattab was arrested by Iraqi security forces. He was responsible for the Bani Saad market bombing in Diyala in 2008, which claimed lives of almost 150 people; Iraqi Brigade 315 shelled with mortars ISIS locations south of Samarra; Two ISIS militants were arrested in Kirkuk; Turkish warplanes conducted airstrikes on the village of Qamish in the Sulaimania area. MORE ON THE TOPIC: Donate © 2007-2020, All Rights Reserved Ukraine|Algeria|Egypt|Libya|Morocco|News|War

Aug 8 2020

Military Situation On Israeli-Lebanese Contact Line And In Golan Heights Area On August 8, 2020 (Map Update)


Donate Click to see the full-size image A brief overview of the recent developments on the Israeli-Lebanese contact line: The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) shot down an unknown drone over the Mount Hermon; An Israeli army unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was falsely identified as Lebanese drone over the Galilee region; The Palestinian Hamas Movement announced that one of its members had survived an assassination attempt in the city of Saida. MORE ON THE TOPIC: Donate © 2007-2020, All Rights Reserved Ukraine|Algeria|Egypt|Libya|Morocco|News|War

Aug 8 2020

Lebanon: Increasing Protests in Beirut + Video


A new wave of protests erupted in Beirut, as the city is still in shock of explosions and its aftermath, and security agencies are investigating and gathering documents to report on the cause of the Beirut tragedy. But the chaotic currents did not even spare the tragedy of the Beirut explosions, and by riding on the wave of popular demands, they have started a new phase of dangerous developments in Lebanon. Today, during the protests, government buildings, including the Ministry of Energy and Economy, were set on fire by protesters, and the Foreign Ministry building was seized by protesters.A security …

Aug 8 2020

Help à La Française: Macron Pushes Neo-Expansionism


Donate DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: southfront@list.ru, http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront,  BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ,  BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq,  ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 Click to see the full-size image The current geopolitical position of France is shaped by a variety of factors. As one of the key actors in the Mediterranean region, Paris is now primarily a European leader in countering Turkey’s expansionist policy. Relations between the two countries are complicated by the necessity to reckon with the activation of significant global processes, the destruction of the system of international law, the diminishing role of the Washington establishment in particular in the Mediterranean region …

Aug 8 2020

John Bolton: Division of Iraq is useful!


ISWNews Analysis Group: John Bolton, the former US national security adviser and one of the US foreign policy theorists, made important remarks in an interview with the Rudaw network about US future plans for the West Asian region. The summary of John Bolton’s remarks is so:– US policy and behavior toward the Kurds is not different from European policy and has not been active enough. The Kurds have tried many times for forming their country and they have returned back, each time.– I have reached to this conclusion that the division of Iraq is useful, and the US should at …

Aug 8 2020

Military Situation In Northwestern Syria On August 8, 2020 (Map Update)


Donate Click to see the full-size image A brief overview of the recent developments in Syria: Turkish military convoy consisting of 35 military vehicles entered Idlib via Kafr Lusin crossing; Turkish-backed militants shelled SAA positions in the town of Maarat al-Numan; Syrian Arab Army (SAA) shelled Turkish-backed militants’ positions in the village of Banin; SAA shelled Turkish-backed militants’ positions in the town of Barah; SAA shelled Turkish-backed militants’ positions in the town of Ziyarah. MORE ON THE TOPIC: Donate © 2007-2020, All Rights Reserved Ukraine|Algeria|Egypt|Libya|Morocco|News|War

Aug 8 2020

Large Protests In Beirut: Residents Take To The Streets, Heavy Clashes With Security Forces Reported (Videos)


Donate After the recent port blast, thousands of Lebanese people took at the streets of the capital, Beirut, to protest against the political elite leading the country since 1991. The blast, which rocked the city’s port on August, was reportedly result of rooting corruption and neglect. A large part of Beirut was damaged by the blast, which claimed the lives of more than 150 people and injured 6,000 others. The protesters gathered at the capital’s heart, the Martyrs Square, where they hanged cardboard figures of Lebanese politicians, including the President Michel Aoun and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah. #Lebanon protesters put …

Aug 8 2020

Military Situation In Syria On August 8, 2020 (Map Update)


Donate Click to see the full-size image A brief overview of the recent developments in Syria: Turkish-backed militants’ artillery shelled Syrian Arab Army positions in the town of Maarrat al-Numan; Two Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) members were killed in the Suhail area as a result of clashes with local forces; Clashes between pro-government forces and SDF were reported in the Khisham area; Joint Russian and Turkish military patrol was held in the Darbasiyah area. MORE ON THE TOPIC: Donate © 2007-2020, All Rights Reserved Ukraine|Algeria|Egypt|Libya|Morocco|News|War

Aug 8 2020

Latest Updates on Beirut Explosion


The Lebanese Ministry of Health also stated that the number of people who have not been found so far is 21 and that efforts are underway to search for these people among the rubble caused by the explosion. Hassan Diab, Lebanese Prime Minister said in his latest comment on the Beirut explosion that corruption and mismanagement led to the disaster in the port of Beirut. Lebanon is facing a catastrophe beyond its capabilities, he said.He also stated that in order to get out of the current problems, he will submit a bill for holding early parliamentary elections to the government. …

Aug 8 2020

Lebanese Man Allegedly Linked To Hezbollah Assassinated In Iran’s Tehran


Donate Tehran, Iran. Via Business Traveler The Public Relations of Tehran Province announced on August 8 that two Lebanese nationals were assassinated in the Iranian capital. The assassination reportedly took place in the neighborhood of Bostan in Pasdaran Avenue in the northern part of Tehran city. Two assailants riding a motorcycle shot the victims in their car, a Renault L90, late on August 7. The victims were shot dead with four bullets. A fifth bullet missed, hitting a nearby vehicle without injuring anyone. “The assailants opened fire and escaped, the police are tracking them now,” Public Relations of Tehran Province …

Aug 8 2020

‘Air Wars’ Releases Analysis Of Reported Air Strikes Causing Civilian Casualties During June


Donate Overall, reported civilian casualties were down in most conflict zones covered Air Wars has released its analysis of airstrikes and civilian casualties for the month of June 2020. According to the analysis, there was a slight resurgence in foreign action in Syria, with several Russian strikes being reported in Idlib and the ‘US-led Coalition’ launching numerous operations against ‘Iranian-backed groups’ in Syria. Turkey launched a major joint air and ground operation against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, resulting in several civilian casualty incidents.  While the conflict in Libya continued on the ground, the number of airstrikes decreased significantly as the Government …

Aug 8 2020

Turkey Uses ‘Brokers’ To Recruit Syrian Refugees To Fight In Libya : Monitoring Group


Donate Illustrative image. Turkey was recruiting Syrian refugee to fight in Libya with the help of brokers working in refugee camps, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on August 8. According to the London-based monitoring group, the brokers are recruiting older men, youth and militants to fight for the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya. For every new recruit, the brokers receive a one-time payment of $100 to $300 from Turkey. “They [Turkey and the brokers] are taking advantage of the catastrophic economic situation in the areas under Turkish influence,” the SOHR’s report reads. Turkey has …

Aug 8 2020

Foiled at Toronto: The Tiger Squad’s Canadian Outing


Donate Jamal Khashoggi Submitted by Dr. Binoy Kampmark Silencing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul was a feat of primeval brutality that sent a shudder through even the most hardened officials.  The House of Saud, and in particular certain members of it, had gotten a taste for blood. Soon after Khashoggi’s slicing and dicing in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul at the hands of a specially assembled hit squad, another was sent ostensibly to do away with Saad al-Jabri, a former Saudi Arabian intelligence official. The plot was foiled.  The curiosity of Canadian border agents about the squad was piqued …

Aug 8 2020

The SNA ‘Neutralized’ Turkish-Backed Faction After Accusations Of Corruption


Donate Meet the former US-supported FSA, now Turkish-backed FSA, who are committing the same war crimes in Syria they’ve been for years. The Turkish-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) has neutralized one of its formations, the so-called 23rd Division, Syrian opposition sources reported on August 8. The SNA’s 3rd Corps led a large attack on the 23rd Division headquarters and positions in Afrin city and the town of Azaz in northern Aleppo. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the division’s leaders, including the General-Commander, were arrested by the SNA. Opposition sources said the offensive was carried out by the …

Aug 8 2020

US Aims To ‘Level Up’ Missile Defences, Still No Answer To Hypersonic Missiles


Donate The US still appears to have no answer to hypersonic weapons During the virtual Space Missile Defense symposium held by the US military last week, some of its plans to ‘level up’ its missile defences over the next two years were outlined. These include plans to commission the first “laser battalion,” to demonstrate that sailors can knock down ICBMs with missiles fired from surface ships, and to establish two ‘counter-Russian’ missile defence sites in Eastern Europe.  While the measures discussed were described as being part of a series of innovations in missile defence aimed at deterring Russia, China, Iran, …

Aug 8 2020

Globalists Declare Fierce War On SouthFront


Donate CENSORSHIP AGAINST SOUTHFRONT CONTINUES On August 8, Facebook deleted all posts and even personal messages with links to SouthFront’s website (southfront.org). Facebook also does not allow to publish links to southfront.org or even send them via personal messages. SouthFront’s backup public page on Facebook “https://www.facebook.com/SouthFrontEnThree/” still remains active. This demonstrates the systematic approach aimed to limit the access of people to SouthFront content across the platform. In late April, early May, Facebook and YouTube already censored SouthFront’s official accounts on these platforms with hundreds of thousands of subscribers. However, they did not stop with this and continue their censorship …

Aug 8 2020

Two Militants Assassinated In Syria’s Greater Idlib, Perpetrators Reportedly Linked To HTS (Photos)


Donate Early on August 8, two militants were assassinated by unidentified gunmen in the town of Tell Adeh in the northern part of Greater Idlib. The militants, Abdul Rahman al-Ghaziz Kabi and Ali Muhammad Ibrahim al-Stifi, were shot and killed in Tell Adeh’s town center. According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, one of the slain militants was a member of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS). Alleged photo of the gunmen fleeing the scene Local sources claimed that the two militants were killed as a result of a personal disagreement between two prominent families in Tell Adeh. Abdul …

Aug 8 2020

Major Battle In Greater Idlib Approaches: Militants, Turkish Forces Deploy Large Reinforcements – Report


Donate TOPSHOT – Turkish army tanks gather close to the Syrian border on January 21, 2018 at Hassa, in Hatay province. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images) Syrian militants and Turkish forces are taking defensive measures in the southern countryside of Idlib amid reports of a near attack by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on August 8 that the militants had deployed large reinforcements in the al-Zawiya Mount area, the highest region in southern Idlib. Al-Zawiya’s villages and towns are occupied by al-Qaeda-affiliated …

Aug 8 2020

Turkish-Backed Militants Seized Booby-Trapped Vehicle Near Ras Al-Ain In Northeastern Syria


Donate On August 8, Turkish-backed militants seized a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) in the northern al-Hasakah countryside. The VBIED, which was uncovered by the Hamza Division, was reportedly heading to the town of Ras al-Ain, located right on the border line with Turkey. The vehicle’s driver was arrested by the militants. Security commanders in the Hamza Division claimed that the VBIED came from a close-by area held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Click to see full-size image A series of explosion rocked Ras al-Ain in the last few weeks. On July 23, a car bomb attack in …

Aug 8 2020

The Very Tangible Religious Discrimination In Ukraine


Donate ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE In Ukraine, despite it being written in the Constitution, each citizen doesn’t appear to have the freedom to choose their own religion. This is heavily reinforced by two recent examples of state authorities and security services actually doing the exact opposite and not only permit, but openly support sectarian strife. On July 16, 2020, the Pridneprovskiy District Court of Cherkassy sentenced a children’s writer Oleg Slepynin to two months of house arrest. What did he do? He criticized the recently created ‘independent’ Orthodox Church of Ukraine and its Tomos from the Patriarchate of Constantinople. According to the …

Aug 8 2020

Власти Турции предложили отстроить порт Бейрута «с нуля»


Президент Турции Реджеп Эрдоган Турецкие власти сделали официальному Бейруту предложение по оказанию помощи в связи со взрывом и его последствиями. По последним данным, Турция предлагает ливанским властям отстроить порт Бейрута «с нуля» и, что называется, «под ключ». Соответствующие заявление сегодня сделал вице-президент Турции Фуат Октай. Из заявления турецкого чиновника: Турция готова отстроить с нуля серьёзно повреждённый порт Бейрута и все прилегающие к нему здания и объекты инфраструктуры. В то время, пока будут идти строительные работы, Анкара предлагает Ливану воспользоваться услугами порта Мерсин. Это крупный турецкий порт, расположенный, как и Бейрут, на Средиземном море. Мерсин является вторым по величине и перевалке …

Aug 8 2020

Лукашенко безмолвствует: почему президент РБ не комментирует раскрытие провокации СБУ с россиянами


Как только выяснилось, что прибытие в Белоруссию 33 «российских наемников» было следствием провокации Службы безопасности Украины, президент Александр Лукашенко и подконтрольные ему белорусские СМИ предпочли замолчать. Ведь и правда, неудобно как то получилось. Так почему Лукашенко оставляет ситуацию без комментариев. Разбираемся в материале. Как в СБУ «развели» Лукашенко Не секрет, что в последнее время отношения Минска и Москвы оставляли желать лучшего. У Александра Лукашенко накопилось множество претензий к российскому руководству, он заметно тяготился необходимостью прислушиваться во всем к мнению «старшего брата». Этот настрой белорусского лидера и его окружения был прекрасно известен и на Украине. В итоге спецслужбы Украины решили «подлить …

Aug 8 2020

State Department Needs $138 Million In FY 2021 To Deal With SouthFront


Donate Click to see full-size image On July 30th, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Fiscal Year 2021 State Department Budget Request. Notably, the Global Engagement Center (GEC) is getting its budget doubled in order to counter “Russian disinformation and other propaganda. “And the State Department’s FY 2021 request for the Global Engagement Center is $138 million – more than double its current level.  We won’t tolerate disinformation and other propaganda directed by the Kremlin or any of our other adversaries.” In order to substantiate the increased request for money, evidently …

Aug 8 2020

Оппозиция, но не против своей страны: может ли оппозиционная партия быть солидарна с властью?


В понимании большинства граждан оппозиция в любом случае должна противостоять существующей политической власти. Единственное исключение – «прикормленные» оппозиционные партии, которые дотируются из бюджета. Но так ли это на самом деле? В современной России из государственного бюджета финансируются все парламентские партии, включая и оппозиционные. Поскольку все руководители парламентских фракций, депутаты от оппозиционных партий получают государственную зарплату, пользуются всевозможными льготами и преференциями, вряд ли можно рассчитывать на то, что они будут непримиримы в отношении существующей политической системы. Но вопрос в другом: а если партия не пользуется государственной поддержкой и является оппозиционной, но при этом поддерживает власть в определенных направлениях? Казалось бы, такой …

Aug 8 2020

Crumbling MSM Propaganda Solaces Itself With Twitter Victories Over Russia


Donate DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: southfront@list.ru, http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront,  BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ,  BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq,  ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 In August, Russia and other members the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) organization celebrate the Airborne Forces Day. In 2020, the celebration had a special scope, as the Airborne troops of Russia turned 90 years old. However, in social networks, in addition to publications with congratulations, there was a wide planned fake company aimed to discredit the Russian army, not only in front of Russian youth, but also abroad. On the Airborne Forces Day, August 2, a Twitter user “Da eto …

Aug 8 2020

«Первым делом мы построим самолёты»: ОАК объединяет КБ «Илюшин» и «Туполев»


Вслед за объединением вертолетостроительных КБ “Миля” и “Камова”, Объединенная авиастроительная корпорация решила реорганизовать и самолетостроительную отрасль. Как пишет “БИЗНЕС Online”, “Туполев” и Казанский авиазавод подчинят фирме “Ильюшина”. По данным издания, ОАК в ходе очередной реформы приняла решение об объединении под единым управлением КБ “Ильюшин”, подконтрольных ему предприятий “Авиастар-СП” и ВАСО с одной стороны и связки КБ “Туполев” – Казанский авиазавод — с другой. Как сообщил источник в ОАК, решение о слиянии КБ “Ильюшин”, “Туполев”, а также авиазаводов в Ульяновске, Воронеже и Казани уже принято и получило одобрение Анатолия Сердюкова, индустриального директора авиастроительного кластера в “Ростехе”. При этом, по словам источника, …