Russian exercises off Swedish coast

Initiating a provocative act not seen since the days of The Cold War, the Russian Navy has given notice of a missile firing exercise, six miles off the coast of Sweden. Which brings it into the range of many NATO states, some of which have the dubious honour of having missiles and artillery fired through their airspace. This has drawn much attention from NATO states including Sweden as this a rare occurrence so close to sovereign shores. The abrupt nature of the exercise may be a knee jerk response, to the current breakdown of relations between Russia and the West, over the use of nerve[…]

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Kim Jong’s secret visit to China

  North Korea’s Kim Jung Un has been confirmed to have visited China in a secretive meeting with Xi Jinping. Speculation on the visit was sparked when a heavily guarded train arrived in China from North Korea. The Hermit Kingdoms leader took the unusual step out of his Kingdom most likely with the aim of reaffirming its relationship with China. This would be the first time Kin Jong has made a visit outside North Korea and his first meeting with a foreign head of state, a significant event in the Hermit Kingdoms diplomacy. In light of current events with  its talks with South Korea and[…]

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NATO expulsion of Russian Diplomats

In an unified response to the nerve agent attack on British soil, NATO has signaled its disapproval of Russia’s transgression. In measures taken today 7 Russian staff accreditation’s were removed from the organization with a further 3 pending applications dropped reducing the Russian contingents size from 30 to 20. NATO has made it clear that Russia’s continued actions since the annexation of Crimea are unacceptable and that this recent action cannot go unpunished. Russia’s response to the allegations have still been of denial and insistence that they are being victimized by the West. The Kremlin has also responded with threats of repercussions for what it[…]

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