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Meet the group preparing for a Soviet Union-type collapse of the US economy

Opinions fluctuate on the economy, but one group has a decidedly strong take.

Dan DeFrancesco   


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How the Israeli Air Force once destroyed over 60 enemy jets and dozens of Soviet missile systems in battle without losing a single fighter

Israel's aircraft, weapons, training, and strategic adaptations are what led to the historic win.

Constantine Atlamazoglou   


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US buys 81 Soviet-era combat aircraft from Russia's ally costing on average less than $20,000 each, report says

The US bought 81 Soviet-era combat aircraft from Kazakhstan, the Kyiv Post reported.

Rebecca Rommen   


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American sniper in Ukraine says his unit prefers Soviet-era rifles because bullets are easier to find and they can take them from the Russians

An American sniper in Ukraine said his unit prefers AK-74s over Western-provided rifles, partly bec…

Sinéad Baker   


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A Soviet attack submarine crashed into a US aircraft carrier 40 years ago during the Cold War. It was a bad day for the sub.

During the Cold War, the Soviet submarine K-314 crashed into the USS Kitty Hawk, an American aircra…

Ella Sherman   


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Front-line NATO allies are facing an unconventional Russian threat short of war but still quite dangerous

The Baltics have been staunch supporters of Ukraine as it fights the Russians, and they have increa…

Constantine Atlamazoglou   


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Multipolar world: As Putin and Kim Jong Un vow a new world order, India’s role remains an enigma

According to North Korean state news outlet, Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un's meeting underscores t…

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Key holdouts at a Ukrainian diplomatic summit are proof that Putin's diplomatic playbook is working

Russia has used oil and diplomacy to undercut Ukraine's support, even among US allies.

Tom Porter   


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Russia's war in Ukraine began in Crimea. It could end there, too, defense experts say.

Ukrainian forces have ramped up attacks on key targets in Crimea and the Black Sea in recent months.

Cameron Manley   


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Ukraine proves it can target the Russian air force's weakest link

Ukraine appears to have hit on a strategy to strike back at the Russian jets lobbing glide bombs at…

Michael Peck   


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Putin is trying to track down overseas properties that the Soviet Union owned and stake claims on them

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed two decrees relating to his order.

Huileng Tan   


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Russia's war spending and labor exodus are bringing back a Soviet Union economy, IMF official says

"That is pretty much what the Soviet Union used to look like," Kristalina Georgieva told CNBC. "Hig…

Filip De Mott   


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2 war experts say British armor has the same production flaw that contributed to Nazi Germany's downfall

Western armor beats its adversaries one-on-one, but World War II showed that mass wins wars, Hamish…

Matthew Loh   


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Image shows a 7-layer defensive line planned for the border between NATO and Russia

Poland's defense ministry called the "east shield" the largest operation to strengthen the eastern …

Sinéad Baker   


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Baltic officials say they could send troops to Ukraine without waiting for NATO if Russia scores a breakthrough: report

Baltic officials told German representatives they and Poland could send troops to Ukraine if Moscow…

Matthew Loh   


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The US Army's new plan to counter Russia and China has a glaring problem, experts say

The US Army is reorganizing to respond to rising threats, but standing up new units is easier said …

Michael Peck   


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Russia again had only one tank in its big Victory Day military parade, and it was a World War II relic

It was a kind of lackluster showing, but Putin flexed his country's muscles in other ways, with war…

Ella Sherman   


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A Ukrainian captain says his unit shot down every drone it met despite having 'antiquated' guns

Ukrainian Captain Oleksandr Zhygun told The Guardian his platoon has shot down all the drones it ha…

Thibault Spirlet   


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Russia is displaying its war 'trophies' an array of captured Western hardware like Abrams and Leopard tanks — saying 'victory is inevitable'

Russia is showing off more than 30 captured NATO vehicles as it seeks to blame the treaty organizat…

Matthew Loh   


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Russia may not start an all-out war with NATO, but already has plans to destroy it from within

Western leaders are warning of a Russian attack on NATO. But the Kremlin is playing the long game.

Tom Porter