(Read the full article here: Russia Is Flexing Its Military Might In A Big Way – But For Whom?)
There was another show of might today, when two Russian Navy ships entered the eastern Mediterranean as an advance unit of an 11-warship flotilla. This, according to James Brooke of VOA, is to be “the largest display of Russian naval power in the Mediterranean since the collapse of the Soviet Union.”
“Russia has a crystal clear position,” said Yevgeny Michenko, the director of the International Institute for Policies Expertise in Moscow. “It means that Russia does not want to support changes of the Syrian president, and Russia doesn’t support any kind of military operation like it was in Libya.”…Read More.