Sheremet: Election demonstrates the weakness of both the opposition and Lukashenka

Society This is a famous Russian-Belarusian journalist, political editor of the Moscow magazine "Ogonek" Sheremet said in an interview with the Russian service of the corporation, "Voice of America", which on the eve of elections on December 19 conducts a series of interviews with candidates for the post of head of state, as well as the well-known political and community leaders.

Answering the question of an American journalist on how he evaluates the strategy of the Belarusian opposition to nominate a single candidate, and to campaign on a broad front, Pavel Sheremet said:

"These elections are a testimony to

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Artificial countries of Central Asia — a threat to national security of the Russian Federation

Of course, that Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan — artificial country. They were made in two steps. In the first step internationalist wing of the Bolshevik Party, which was under the full control of the "International Finance", held national-territorial delimitation of areas stateliness of. Joseph Stalin turned down the insecure processes of creation of state elites and intellectuals soaked russophobia. But because of the mass of other priorities and problems, the dangerous division of the USSR at the national and territorial unity was not eliminated. After the death of the ruler of reddish processes of decay intensified Russian

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Irish Army Rangers: selection and training

About the special units of the armed forces of Ireland, which is called Wing Army Rangers (Army Ranger Wing), our magazine wrote earlier. The official title of the division of the Irish language — Sciathan Fianoglach an Airm. Certainly, this modern translation, as Fianoglach — Gallic word taken from the old Fianna — the famous Irish warriors. Antique military traditions are respected in the military.

Now we will tell more carefully about how to organize the selection and training of personnel of the elite unit.

Candidates for the Army Ranger Wing (ARW) may be at least some hope, regardless of

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Iranian missile boat with a missile system Merhab

January 1, 2012 while passing near the Strait of Hormuz military exercise "Velayat-90" Iran's navy carried out a test developed by the Iranian armed forces, anti-aircraft missile system entitled Merhab. Start occurred with a converted Iranian military missile boat P 228 Gorz (French model design type La Combattante II, constructed in 1978). According to Agence France-Presse, through the Strait of Hormuz area extends over a third of all the oil vessels in the world, making it a strategic asset for Iran.

The boat has two new rockets launchers Merhab, which rise up to start, and instead of a 40-mm gun

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Iran has copied the South American Cobra attack helicopters

Iran is in the process of coming military exercises will attack helicopters of its own production, which are copies of the American AH-1 Cobra. On this, as reported by Jane's, the deputy commander of the Army Iran Brigadier General Kyomars Heidari (Kyomars Heydari). According to him, the Iranian helicopters have received a number of new systems, which according to some characteristics bring them closer to the South American AH-64 Apache.

Earlier, Iranian media reported that Iran embarked on a modernization of existing helicopters Cobra. It was a question about the installation of new lights cockpit, avionics and detectors. Iranian media

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Iran has promised to show fair captured drone

Tehran Times reported that Iranian authorities had promised to show some foreign UAVs, which were intercepted in the air space of the country.

At a special exhibition to be organized specifically for this purpose, will be invited diplomats accredited in Tehran, representatives of the local media. According to sources, will be showing three U.S. drones, among which not so long ago occupied the eastern border of the country's RQ-170 Sentinel and four Israeli UAVs. Israeli drones also were intercepted at the eastern borders.

Two more drone of the United States fell into the hands of Iran during the trial seep

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Iran does not want to return downed U.S. drone

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Iran says it will not return U.S. drone, which, as the military say the Islamic Republic, was shot down last week in the east of the country, reports the Associated Press.

According to the deputy commander of the IRGC, General Salami Hosseini, whose words were broadcast Sunday on Iranian television, South American drone violation of Iran's air space is a "hostile act" on which will be given a "bigger" response.

In the Sunday, December 4, it was reported that Iranian military shot down the east south american UAV RQ-170. U.S. authorities later admitted that

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Iran increases its own military capabilities in the Persian Gulf

The commander of the 5th Fleet Navy USA Mark Fox said that in the Persian Gulf were seen submarines and speedboats, which may belong to the Iranian military fleet and be used suicide bombers.

According to the assessment given by the vice-admiral, at the present time the Islamic Republic has a capacity of 10 small submarines. M. Fox is convinced that Iran fails to block the Strait of Hormuz, which connects the Gulf of Oman and Persian bays and serves as the principal transportation artery that is being up to forty percent of global seaborne oil supplies.

The commander

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Iraq at gunpoint. What will end the war for resources?

Analysts international class many times we talk about the fact that the Iraq war is essentially a farce, which is good, "was produced by" South American power. The political situation in the Middle East has never differed vsepostoyanstvom, even in very remote times, as evidenced by the history of North Africa. Nowadays, due to the occurrence of a fundamental strategic resource in the form of oil tension grew constantly until it has gained critical mass in the late 90-ies of the last century. What are the main causes of the war in Iraq? The answer, surprisingly, only one — available

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Iraq no longer needs the Ukrainian armored personnel carriers?

At the end of January 2013 in the media disk imaging was reported that the Defense Ministry is considering Iraq's ability to revoke signed in 2009 contract with Ukraine for the supply of 420 armored personnel carriers BTR-4. According to the data posted, the Iraqi side has huge claims regarding the technical and operational features of APC, the properties of their production. In addition, Iraq is not happy and the same frustrations Ukrainian side delivery times. But, apparently, in this case there is also a political nuance.

At present, already it is not a secret event that the treaties

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