Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

RIA Novosti reports: “Russia does not exclude preemptive use of weapons against [NATO] missile defense systems in Europe but only as a last resort, the Russian General Staff said on Thursday at a missile defense conference in Moscow.

‘The placement of new strike weapons in the south and northwest of Russia against [NATO] missile defense components, including the deployment of Iskander missile systems in Kaliningrad region is one possible way of incapacitating the European missile defense infrastructure,’ Chief of the General Staff Nikolai Makarov said.

Taking into account the ‘destabilizing nature of the missile defense system… the decision on the pre-emptive use of available weapons will be made during an aggravation of the situation,’ he said…” (It certainly looks like President Obama’s secret deal with Russia according to the New York Times is about to crumble. The non-proliferation treaty is a farce and as Prime Minister Chamberlain was deceived by Hitler, so is Obama being misled by Putin. God help and save Americas’ millions of citizens – Zechariah 1:18; Malachi 4:1; Revelation 8:7; 9:14 – 18.)

Russian Warship Patrols Syrian Waters

RIA Novosti reports: “A Russian guided-missile destroyer that called in the Syrian port of Tartus last week left it to carry out unspecified tasks near the country’s shores, a military-diplomatic source said.

The Smetlivy (‘Sharp’) will stay in eastern Mediterranean until early May, the source said. He did not elaborate on the tasks set for the ship.

The Russian Navy has repeatedly said that it wants its ships on constant patrol in the region, which is considered an area of responsibility of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.

The United States, the United Kingdom, France and Germany are some of the countries that have their military ships currently patrolling waters around Syria…” (Our president has ignored the Syrian catastrophe because of Russia’s warning to protect Syria. In the Russian led battle of Armageddon, Syria aligns its nation and people with Russia. The domino lineup is being set up by Putin already – Revelation 16:16; Ezekiel 38:1, 2, 8, 16; Isaiah 17:1.)

China and Russia hold first navy exercises

SpaceWar.com reports: “China and Russia launched their first joint naval exercises amid tensions between China and its Asian neighbours over regional territorial claims.

The six days of drills are taking place in the Yellow Sea off China’s east coast, the official China News Service said, adding they were the first dedicated exercises involving the two navies.

The exercises near Qingdao city off the coast of Shandong province were started by Russian and Chinese military officials, the state-run Xinhua news agency said.

They come as China boosts military spending and asserts claims over disputed territory, including a chain of islands in the East China Sea also claimed by Japan…” (China and Russia will unite for the battle of Armageddon. Both leaders of the North – Russia, and East – China are preparing for the battle of battles which Judaism calls Armageddon. Daniel 11:44 pictures the two superpowers in Ezekiel chapters 38 and 39; Revelation 16:12 and Revelation 9:14 – 18.)

Official: Russia to Deliver Control of Bushehr Nuclear Plant to Iran in Autumn

The Fars News Agency reports: “A senior Iranian official announced that the Russian contractor of the Bushehr nuclear power plant will deliver full control of the facility to Iran by the end of autumn.

‘The Russian contractor will definitely deliver the power plant (to the Iranian side) by the end of this autumn,’ Governor-General of Iran’s Southern Bushehr province Mohammad Hossein Jahanbakhsh said on Monday.

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Fereidoun Abbasi announced earlier today that the power plant is generating and sending 940 megawatts of electricity to the national power grid.

‘940MW of nuclear-generated electricity has been sent to the national grid,’ Abbasi said, adding that the Bushehr nuclear power plant had produced 730MW of electricity since February and Iranian experts succeeded in boosting its capacity to 940MW now…” (Iran, originally known as Persia – Ezekiel 38:5 – will also be aligned with Russia. This will include most of the Muslim world – Daniel 11:40; Isaiah 17:1; Ezekiel 38:5 – 7; and Psalm 83:5 – 7 to fulfill the prophecy of Psalm 83:4 – “They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.”)