WARNING TO PUTIN: Poland to bolster military by 53,000 soldiers to ward off Russian threat

Poland is set to increase its military by 53,000 part-time soldiers

 

THE Polish parliament has given the go-ahead to bolster its armed forces by recruiting an extra 53,000 soldiers to ward off the possibility of a Russian attack.

The force, made up of part time soldiers, would represent a third of all the Polish military personnel.

The bill has not yet been approved by the senate but is expected to pass as the ruling right-wing government has a majority in the chamber. Continue reading

‘Convert or die’ ISIS graffiti jihadis declare first European ‘caliphate’

ISLAMIC State graffiti has appeared in a European city as sympathisers of the group claim “the caliphate is here”.

The terror group’s logo was daubed on the wall of a restaurant in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Chilling messages such as “convert or die” and “the caliphate is here” were also found covering the outside of Markus Samuelsson’s bakery.

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A Tale of Two Militaries

Caption: Russian soldiers prepare to take part in the Victory Day military parade at Red Square in Moscow on May 9. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

 

It is the best of militaries, it is the most mismanaged of militaries. It is a force of wisdom, it is a force of confusion. It is a military of nobility, it is a military of hypocrisy. The world sits before it urging it on, the nations burn resentfully in its wake.

The first half of each of those sentences reflects the way the people of Russia increasingly see their county’s military—noble, fierce and worthy of high praise. The second half of each reflects the view many Americans have toward the United States military.

This dichotomy between the two reveals a great deal about each nation. Continue reading

Russian Spy Igor Sporyshev Arrested In NYC, Wall Street ‘Meltdown’ Allegedly Planned

Russian spies were reportedly running around New York City, planning to take down the heart of the financial sector on Wall Street. Accused Russian spy Igor Sporyshev was in NYC as part of an alleged “espionage ring” planning and recruiting on American soil. The 40-year-old alleged spy is the son of a high-ranking Russian intelligence officer.

Igor Sporyshev was allegedly working with fellow accused Russian spy, Victor Podobnyy. The 27-year-old alleged was registered as a trade representative from the former Soviet Union and was reportedly tasked with recruiting women into their cause. Podobnyy left the United States on Monday, citing diplomatic immunity protections. Continue reading