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Israeli test launches will continue as planned, despite Russian anger

After Russian president Vladimir Putin proved he calls the shots in an international crisis like the one in Syria, the fact that the Israeli and American military attachés were summoned to the Russian defence ministry last week to hear a Russian protest seemed almost “normal”. The two attaches were asked in an unprecedented way to […]

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Russian radar prompts ballistic missile warning over Israeli routine test

One of the reasons why Russia continues to support the Syrian government is the strategic need to keep a forward base in the Middle East. Moscow has withdrawn some personnel from the Russian naval base in Tartus, on Syria’s west coast, but it still has a massive presence in the country. But Russia does not […]

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