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Chinese Military Favors Stronger Ties with Russian Aerospace Forces

“Relations between the Russian and Chinese Air Forces are developing successfully”, said PLAAF commander Gen. Ma Xiaotian BEIJING, July 31. /TASS/. Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) attaches great importance to developing relations with the Russian Aerospace Forces, PLAAF commander Gen. Ma Xiaotian said at the opening …

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Vladimir Putin sends message to Russia-Islamic World Conference

Russia’s message to the wider Islamic world is one of peace, cooperation and respect. By Adam Garrie •   Kazan, the capital of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan is often thought of as a symbol of conservative multiculturalism, something distinct from the radical forced acculturation which has caused social tensions …

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Moscow at the Center of Middle Eastern Affairs

By Shehab Al Makahleh • On April 20th 2017 Russian President Vladimir Putin is meeting Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss a number of bilateral issues, with special attention given to the fight against international terrorism “in the context of Syrian settlement”, …

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Russia Against Terrorism: One Nation’s Brave Fight Against Common Enemy

By Shehab Al-Makahleh • Today’s terrorist attack on St. Petersburg’s metro is one in a long line of deadly terrorist attacks that have targeted Russia since 1995. The estimates put the number of terrorist attacks in Russia in this period at over 800, with a death toll of more …

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“Russia and Civilization”, a Continuum of Russian and Slavic Heritage

Book Review By Shehab Makahleh — Dr. Soheil Farah, member of the Russian Academy of Education, has honored me with a copy of his new book entitled “Russia and Civilization: Meaning and Destiny”. Dr. Farah divided his book into seven chapters talking about the geography, history, culture, people and ideology …

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Russia is Working on a New Stealth Fighter

Russia’s RSK-MiG is working on a new lightweight fifth-generation stealth fighter to replace the Mikoyan MiG-29 and MiG-35 Fulcrum series fighters. Called the Liogkiy Mnogofunktsionalniy Frontovoi Samolyet (LMFS)—or Light Multi-Function Frontal Aircraft in English—United Aircraft Corporation is developing the new aircraft out of its own funds, reports aviation journalist Piotr …

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