PUTIN PURGE: Russian leader sacks EVERY commander in his Baltic fleet after ‘they refused to confront Western ships’


Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during celebrations for Navy Day in the Kaliningrad region in 2015. He has reportedly carried out a Stalin-style purge by sacking every commander in his Baltic fleet | Image: Getty Images


50 officers including Vice Admiral Viktor Kravchuk have reportedly been fired in a Stalin-style bloodletting

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin has taken a page out of Joseph Stalin’s book — and sacked every commander in his Baltic fleet.

As many as 50 senior officers including a Vice Admiral have been purged amid reports they refused to confront Western ships.

Other Russian news sites also speculated that attempts to cover up a crash between a Russian sub and a Polish boat may have been behind the bloodletting. Continue reading

Iranian Navy to Employ Modern Subs in Upcoming Naval Exercises


Iran’s newly launched Ghadir submarines move in the southern port of Bandar Abbas in Persian Gulf, Iran – © AP Photo/ Fars News Agency, Ebrahim Norouzi


The maneuver is set to be held on the occasion of Navy Day (November 28), a combination of naval exercises will be held, including various capabilities and tactics, Tasnim News agency reported. Continue reading