Tag: putin

Saudi Arabia ready to act on Iran, Syria, ‘with or without West’

Conservative News Update: Why doesn’t Saudi Arabia denounce Russia for enabling Iran’s nuclear technology? I know the answer to that question. In a New York Times opinion piece, Mohammed Bin Nawaf Bin Bbdulaziz Al Saud criticized the West’s inaction against Syria and Iran,…

Russian Military to Recruit 500,000 Professional Soldiers by 2022

Conservative News Update: MOSCOW, December 10 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s military will have 500,000 soldiers serving on professional contracts within a decade, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday. http://en.ria.ru/military_news/20131210/185434281/Russian-Military-to-Recruit-500000-Professional-Soldiers-by-2022.html

Putin calls Mandela ‘great humanist of the 21st century’

Conservative News Update: Putin stressed that Mandela “is undoubtedly one of the outstanding world figures in the 20th and 21st centuries, and his magnitude compares to that of Mahatma Gandhi and Alexander Solzhenitsyn.” http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2013_12_10/Putin-calls-Mandela-great-humanist-of-the-21st-century-0551/

Putin Backed Chechen Leader Claims: “Syrian rebels are a threat to Russia”

Conservative News Update: “There are thousands of Syrian fighters who represent a threat to our country, according to Russian intelligence,” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-05/putin-backed-chechen-leader-says-russia-to-counter-syrian-threat.html