NEWS FROM RUSSIA
Russia Unveils ‘Satan 2’ Nuclear Missile Capable of Wiping Out Texas or France
October 27, 2016 — Breitbart.com reports: “A Russian missile design company has revealed an image of Russia’s newest weapon: the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile, nicknamed ‘Satan 2.’
Russian state media outlet Sputnik reported in May that the Sarmat rocket ‘is capable of wiping out parts of the earth the size of Texas or France,’ according to CNN.
The Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau published the image on its website.
Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said the Sarmat warhead could destroy targets flying across both North and South Poles, Russian state news agency TASS reported Tuesday.
The Sarmat rocket is being co-designed with the Russian military, and its aim is ‘to provide strategic Russian forces with a guaranteed and effective fulfillment of nuclear deterrence tasks,’ according to a statement posted on the maker’s website…” (Russia will lead the armies of China, North Korea, and Iran in the battle of Armageddon – Revelation 16:16. Ezekiel 38 and 39 is the source for this report. It will be a global war using atomic weapons – Psalm 97:3; Isaiah 66:15; Ezekiel 20:29; Joel; 2:3, 30; Zephaniah 1:10 and Malachi 4:1. The battle is against Israel mentioned 18 times in Ezekiel chapters 38 and 39, and described in Revelation 9:14 – 16. See the next three reports.)
Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles on NATO doorstep
October 10, 2016 — SpaceDaily.com reports: “Russia is again deploying nuclear-capable Iskander missiles into its Kaliningrad outpost that borders two NATO members, Lithuania said Saturday, warning the move was aimed at pressuring the West into making concessions over Syria and Ukraine.
Poland also reacted angrily to Moscow’s move while Lithuania added that it could breach a key nuclear weapons treaty.
‘Russia is holding military exercises in Kaliningrad, and its scenario includes deployment of Iskander missile systems and the possible use of them. We are aware of it,’ Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius told AFP.
He said modified Iskander missiles had a range of up to 700 kilometres (435 miles) which means they could reach the German capital Berlin from the Russian exclave, which is sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania.
Linkevicius said that this time he thought Moscow was using the move to ‘seek concessions from the West’.
Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz on Saturday called Russia’s activities ‘very alarming’.
Lithuania meanwhile said the Iskander deployment could breach the international nuclear arms treaty…”
Russia Vows Inevitable Response to Possible New US Sanctions
October 25, 2016 — Sputnik News reports: “Russia will invariably respond to a possible new round of sanctions imposed by the United States, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.
‘That is not how he put it. He said we will definitely respond if there are new sanctions,’ Lavrov told Russia’s RBC news channel when asked to explain Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov’s previous remarks indicating a ‘series activities’ prepared in retaliation.
‘First we will see what happens with the intention of our US colleagues who threaten, but continue to speak with us,’ Lavrov added…”
Russia beefs up Baltic Fleet with ships armed with cruise missiles
October 26, 2016 — Reuters reports: “Russia is reinforcing its Baltic Fleet in Kaliningrad with two small warships armed with long-range cruise missiles to counter what it sees as a worrying NATO build-up in the region, Russia’s daily Izvestia reported on Wednesday.
There was no official confirmation from Moscow, but the report will raise tensions in the Baltic already heightened since Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and is likely to cause particular consternation in Poland and Lithuania which share land borders with Kaliningrad.
The reported deployment comes at a time when NATO is planning its biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War to counter Moscow and Russian military analysts said the move looked like a direct response to NATO.
Izvestia cited an unnamed military source as saying that the two ships, the Serpukhov and the Zeleny Dol, had already entered the Baltic Sea and would soon become part of a newly formed division…”