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2020 Oct 22 - 2:37pm
Click to see full-size image On October 20th, CNN reported that it had analyzed satellite images of Novaya Zemlya, Russia, which allegedly show that preparations are being made to test the 9M730 Burevestnik nuclear-powered and nuclear-armed cruise missile. The missile is claimed to have virtually unlimited range. The images, captured by Planet Labs in September, show high levels of activity at a site known as Pankovo, previously used by Russia...
Tags: #RUSSIA, junktag (ignore), Hot
2020 Oct 22 - 1:48pm
Click to see full-size image On October 21st, Azerbaijan reported that it downed 3 Armenian UAVs. The two UAVs were destroyed in the Fizuli direction, and one in the Terter direction of the front. It also said that more equipment was either destroyed or simply abandoned by the Armenian side on the battlefield, releasing the video above to prove the claims. According to Azerbaijan’s MoD, fighting continues along the entire front, and their...
Tags: #NAGORNO-KARABAKH WAR, junktag (ignore), Hot
2020 Oct 22 - 3:52am
ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE Written by Stewart J. Melanson PhD exclusively for SouthFront THE FIRST PART CAN BE FOUND HERE Part 2: Ideological Warfare Introduction: Modern Warfare is Ideological I begin Part 2 with a bit of history about America’s journey from isolationism to ‘leader of the free world’ following the defeat of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.  The surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that thrust the US into WW2 taught America that...
Tags: #USA, junktag (ignore), Hot, Military, junktag (ignore)
2020 Oct 22 - 2:29am
The Israeli military has dropped leaflets with threats to senior Syrian Arab Army (SAA) officers in the Syrian-held part of the Golan Heights, Asharq Al-Awsat reported on October 21. The leaflet warned the SAA officers from cooperating with Iranian forces or Lebanese Hezbollah for “money” or to build a “resistance.” “The interests of Hezbollah and Iran is not the same as the [SAA’s] 1st Corps, the Syrian state or the residents of al-Golan and...
Tags: #FROMTHEFRONT, #ISRAEL, #SYRIA, junktag (ignore)
2020 Oct 22 - 2:23am
Click to see the full-size image. Source: flightradar24.com The cargo plane of the Azerbaijani airline Silk Way West Airlines Boeing 747 announced that it will fly from Kiev to Milan, but ‘somehow’ appeared at the airport in Azerbaijan’s Baku, according to the flight path tracked by the Flightradar24 website. Such an ‘accident’ and the state of secrecy surrounding it led to a reasonable concern that in fact the...
Tags: #NAGORNO-KARABAKH WAR, #UKRAINE, junktag (ignore), Hot, Security
2020 Oct 22 - 1:46am
Ansar Allah (also known as the Houthis), and their local allies continue to carry out attacks against the Saudi-led coalition and its proxies throughout Yemen. On October 20 and 21, the Houthis’ media wing released a number of videos of recent attacks by the group. Most of the attacks took place near the border with Saudi Arabia. In the first video, the Houthis destroy a Saudi truck-mounted 50. Cal gun in al-Def’a hill on the border with the...
Tags: #YEMEN, junktag (ignore), Hot, Military
2020 Oct 22 - 12:47am
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Tags: #FROMTHEFRONT, #IRAN, #NAGORNO-KARABAKH WAR, #TURKEY, Military Report, SouthFront TV
2020 Oct 22 - 12:40am
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev announced on October 21 that his troops had captured 22 new settlements in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The newly-captured settlements are: The villages of Gejagozlu, Ashaghi Seyidahmadli and Zargar of Fuzuli district; The villages of  Balyand, Papi, Tulus, Hajili, Tinli villages of Jabrayil district; The town of Minjivan and the villages of Khurama, Khumarli, Sari Babayli, Ucunju Aghali, Hajalli...
Tags: #NAGORNO-KARABAKH WAR, junktag (ignore), Hot, Military
2020 Oct 21 - 11:35pm
A number of people were reportedly killed or injured by security forces fire during protests against law enforcement brutality in the southern Nigerian city of Lagos. Nigerians have been protesting against the brutality of a now-disbanded police unit, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARAS), for two weeks now. The protesters #EndSars social media hashtag has amassed worldwide support for the demonstrations. The protests went deadly on October 21...
Tags: Africa, junktag (ignore), Military
2020 Oct 21 - 11:04pm
Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on October 21 there was no diplomatic solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict at this stage. In a live speech on Facebook, Pashinyan revealed that everything that was acceptable to Armenia now, is not acceptable to Azerbaijan anymore. “Azerbaijan no longer agrees with what we agree or will agree, which means that at this stage it is at least pointless...
Tags: #NAGORNO-KARABAKH WAR, junktag (ignore), Hot
2020 Oct 21 - 9:59pm
Two terrorists who participated in 1999 in an attack under the command of Shamil Basayev and Khattab on settlements in the Botlikh District of Russia’s Dagestan were detained by Russian security forces, the Federal Security Service reported. “The Federal Security Service, in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Investigative Committee and with the military support of the Russian Guard, detained the natives of the...
Tags: #RUSSIA, junktag (ignore), Security
2020 Oct 21 - 8:37pm
Click to see the full-size image At least 12 pro-government fighters have been killed and dozens others are missing after a failed operation against the Taliban in the Afghan province of Takhar. The clashes took place in the Baharak district after Taliban members captured it. “Around 60 security force members were sent on an operation in Baharak district to clear the insurgents, but the bodies of 12 of them were wounded while 48 other security...
Tags: #AFGHANISTAN, #FROMTHEFRONT, #MAPS, junktag (ignore), Military

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