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Jan 7 2021

Angels And Demons Of International Legal System

Donate Illustrative Image The current system of international relations was consolidated by treaties and agreements of the Yalta and Potsdam conferences adopted after the World War II. It became the basis of a bipolar world. Despite the fact that the bipolar world no longer exists; the international system has not yet been replaced by any other. The current rejection of norms and principles of international law leads to further aggravation and destabilization of the international situation. Moscow continues to openly accuse the United States of consistently destroying the current international legal system. The actions of the Washington establishment led to …

Jan 7 2021

NATO Special Operations Forces

Donate ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE Written by Major General V. Kruglov, Doctor of Military Sciences, Professor; Major O. Vladimirov; Originally appeared at Foreign Military Review 2020 #7, translated by AlexD exclusively for SouthFront In the resolution of contemporary conflicts, where the use of armed forces is premature or inappropriate, the NATO leadership assign a special role to the Special Operations Forces (SOF). With a high degree of combat readiness and mobility, as well as using special methods of conducting non-traditional military operations (training of rebel forces), they constitute a component of a versatile force. The general management of the SOF is carried out by the NATO …

Dec 1 2020

NATO Secretary General Outlines Plan To Increase Presence In Black Sea Through Ukraine And Georgia

Click to see full-size image On November 30th, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg gave a press conference, prior to the Allied Foreign Ministers meeting. LIVE SOON 13:00 CEST | Pre-Ministerial press conference previewing two days of #NATO #ForMin online meetings. https://t.co/5dfgMZOk3O — Jens Stoltenberg (@jensstoltenberg) November 30, 2020 Ministers will discuss the NATO 2030 initiative and the continued adaptation of the Alliance, Russia’s military build-up, the rise of China, and NATO’s mission in Afghanistan. Jens Stoltenberg outlined that NATO has supported the US and other allies throughout the years, and also pointed attention to the New START which is running …

Aug 1 2020

That Sinking Feeling: Ukrainian Naval And Coastal Forces

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson In few areas are Russia’s and Ukraine’s divergent fortunes as evident as in naval armaments. Whereas the Russian Navy has overcome the malaise of the 1990s and went on to introduce new classes of warships, including state-of-the-art missile frigates, attack submarines, and the mysterious “Poseidon-carriers”, Ukraine has gone in …

Jul 25 2020

NATO 2020: A Coalition of the Unwilling

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS, Thanks to your support in the previous days, SouthFront was able to finalize this analytical video. Nonetheless, the situation remains complicated due to the increasing agressive censorship and pressure on our team. SouthFront is a crowdfunded endeavour that operates on the audience’s donations. WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SURVIVE WITHOUT YOUR HELP: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson The problem with alliances is that …

Jul 24 2020

Anti-Armenian Foreign Policy Of Armenian Nationalists

Donate Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan On July 23, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan presented Yerevan’s position on the tension on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and the process of peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. “The co-chairs countries of the OSCE Minsk group have made a great contribution to the resumption of the ceasefire. In this regard, the participation of the Russian Federation was particularly effective, which was shown at the level of both the Ministry of foreign Affairs and the General Staff of the Armed forces [of Russia]. ” – said Pashinyan. In his statement, the Prime Minister expressed …

Jun 5 2020

Norway Hosts NATO Long Range Bombing Exercises

Donate Norwegian F-16s and F-35s train with a B-52H Stratofortress during a long-range, long duration strategic Bomber Task Force mission throughout Europe and the Arctic region June 3, 2020. (US Air Force) Norway hosted a joint air force exercise with its NATO partners on Wednesday 3 June, featuring four B-52s from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota as they carried out a long-range training mission that flew through the Arctic to Europe. The Stratofortress bombers, from the 5th Bomb Wing, trained with F-16s and F-35s from the Norwegian Air Force during the Bomber Task Force mission, U.S. Air Forces in …

May 18 2020

Latest Updates on Libya, 18 May 2020 (Map Update)

1. Government of National Accord (GNA) operation in northwest of Libya:– GNA military officials: Haftar forces (LNA), withdrew from the al-Watiyah after our heavy bombardment.– During the al-Watiyah bombardment, several military vehicles were destroyed and 7 LNA forces were killed.– A LNA drone was shot down by GNA in the suburb of al-Aqrabiyah, north of al-Watiyah. 2. Sirte:GNA warplanes bombed and destroyed the LNA Pantsir-S1 defense system in the al-Rawagha road in the south of Sirte. 3. NATO secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg:– The GNA is the Libyan legitimate government and we don’t cooperate with other government.– The military solution, is …

May 7 2020

U.S. And UK Carry Out “Freedom Of Navigation” Exercise In Arctic, Norway Refuses To Join

Donate Click to see full-size image On May 1st, the US and British warships decided to conduct a surprise anti-submarine exercise in the Barents Sea, above the Arctic Circle. Four ships from two nations, a U.S. submarine, and a U.S. P8-A worked together, in the Norwegian Sea, to conduct training in the challenging conditions in the Arctic. For the exercise, Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyers USS Donald Cook and USS Porter , and fast combat support ship USNS Supply, were joined by the Royal Navy’s HMS Kent. Additionally, a U.S. submarine, as well as a P8-A Poseidon multi-mission maritime patrol and …

Apr 16 2020

Foreign Instructors Training Ukrainian Troops And Nazi Battalion Members

Donate Illustrative image. Click to see full-size image Quite a few of military specialists from Norway and Sweden, as well as other NATO members and partners are taking part in the training of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and Nazi-infested volunteer battalions. From the first days of the armed coup in Ukraine, NATO member countries have steadily increased their support for the Ukrainian armed forces. The main emphasis is on training personnel for warfare. To this end, new advisers are regularly sent to Ukraine by the leadership of the alliance. As a striking example of the demonstration and training of military …

Apr 5 2020

NATO Continues Its Expansion Despite COVID-19 Outbreak Hysteria

Donate ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE While the world is conerned over COVID-19-related issues, the NATO continues its expansion in southeastern Europe. Here is a comment by the Russian Foreign Ministry on the joining of North Macedonia to the NATO. Comment by the Information and Press Department on North Macedonia joining NATO (source): On March 27, after depositing its instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in Washington, North Macedonia officially became NATO’s 30th member. By necessity the event had a lower profile and less pomp than previous waves of the alliance’s expansion due to ongoing concerns over the coronavirus. Despite the …