Tagged: Japan

Tupolev Bear – Linchpin of Russia’s Air Force

Outside of Russia and the former Soviet Union, the name Tupolev is probably more widely connected with commercial, passenger aircraft. However, the company has always played a vital role in Russia’s overall defence strategy...

Russian submariners rescued

Russian submariners rescued

As I mentioned at the tail-end of yesterday’s post (here), the Russian Priz mini submarine stranded on the floor of the Pacific Ocean has been rescued.  All seven crewmembers are reported to be in...

Russian sub still trapped – rescue underway

Russian sub still trapped – rescue underway

A Russian mini-submarine with a full complement of seven sailors remains trapped on the floor of the Pacific ocean for a second day.  The Russian Navy has reportedly begun its rescue mission, attaching cables...

Practical Russo-Japanese co-operation

Practical Russo-Japanese co-operation

While there is much hype about the increasingly close relationship between Russia and China, media coverage of Russo-Japanese relations tend to focus almost exclusively on the lack of a post-WW2 peace treaty between the...