Former Russian intelligence colonel sentenced to 1.5 years in prison for extremism

SAMARA, August 18, /TASS/. The Volga District Military Court in Samara has sentenced former intelligence colonel Vladimir Kvachkov, currently serving his 8-year prison term for an attempt to organize an armed uprising, to 1.5 years in prison for inciting hatred, TASS reports from the courtroom.

"The Volga District Military Court has found Kvachkov

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Why Russia And China Still Fear The F-16 Fighting Falcon

Why Russia And China Still Fear The F-16 Fighting Falcon
Why Russia And China Still Fear The F-16 Fighting Falcon

by Sébastien Roblin

The F-16 Fighting Falcon bears an unusual distinctions: it is one of the only top jet fighters in the world to also be cost efficient. Fast and extremely agile, the light fighter does have some shortcomings in range and payload compared to larger twin-engine fighters like the F-15 Eagle, but that was easy to forgive due to

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How Armed Forces Can Aid Defence Manufacturing In India

How Armed Forces Can Aid Defence Manufacturing In India
How Armed Forces Can Aid Defence Manufacturing In India

A T-90 "Bhishma" Main Battle Tank of the Indian Army


Unless there is a conscious attempt at building organic capability for design and development within the armed forces, the problems that have plagued defence manufacturing in India will persist

by Srinath Raghavan

A few months ago, the government of India put out its long-awaited “Strategic P

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In Jammu And Kashmir, More Terrorists Die Than Are Recruited

In Jammu And Kashmir, More Terrorists Die Than Are Recruited
In Jammu And Kashmir, More Terrorists Die Than Are Recruited

The number of terror recruits in J&K this year, going by intelligence records, is around 71

by Bharti Jain

NEW DELHI: A sustained crackdown on militancy in J&K, aided by strong ground intelligence, has seen the killings of terrorists outstrip recruitment by terror groups this year, with ranks of separatists increasingly dependent on

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