Forbidden tattoos and a private president: 10 interesting facts about the US Army

We all watch films about American soldiers and the US Army, but in fact we know very little about them. Voice of America has collected 10 interesting facts about American soldiers that will interest everyone. Tattoo & Service Recruiters automatically reject people with tattoos on ...

The US Army signs a contract for the purchase of well-known Ukrainian-made trucks

The Ukrainian company AvtoKrAZ has received a three-year contract to supply its trucks to the US Army. Writes about this BBC. "The fleet will include equipment with a 4x4 wheel arrangement, in particular, flatbed and flatbed vehicles, as well as tank trucks for transporting water and fuel", - ...

Pentagon accuses Russia and other "unfriendly countries" of provocations against US troops

The troops of several countries unfriendly to the United States are testing the American military during the coronavirus pandemic, writes Voice of America. Numerous provocations in the air, at sea and on the ground have taken place over the past two weeks, when the Americans have restricted the movement of their troops to avoid ...

Russia intercepted an American fighter: the US accused her of an 'irresponsible' maneuver

The Russian Su-35, having carried out a "dangerous" approach, intercepted the American P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, writes CNN. The US Armed Forces accused the crew of the Russian fighter plane of endangering the life of the crew of the US Navy reconnaissance aircraft on April 15 in a dangerous inverted maneuver ...

The soldier himself amputated his leg to save the crew from the tank

The American soldier was named a hero after he amputated his leg to save his teammates. Despite the tragic end, 21-year-old Ezra Mays says this is the best thing that has ever happened to him. “Every day I wake up and see how ...

CNN: Russia with the help of mercenaries trying to take control of African countries

Correspondents of the CNN TV channel found out what influence Russia has on the internal politics of the Central African Republic (CAR), as well as how the country's army, Wagner's private military company and gold mining are connected. Writes about this RTVI. In 2017, the UN Security Council approved cooperation in ...

For the first time in 12 years: Russia took an unexpected place in the arms race

In 2018, Russia spent $ 61,4 billion on defense and, for the first time in 12 years, did not make it to the top five countries in terms of military spending. Writes about this RTVi with reference to data in the report of the Stockholm Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). SIPRI has put Russia on ...

Thousands of Ukrainians were forced to join the Russian army: numbers hit

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center found that the Russian Federation only in 2018 had drafted more than 5600 Ukrainians from the peninsula into its army, and more than 12 Crimeans since the beginning of the occupation, “Voice of America” writes. The document states that the United States is concerned ...

The US Army refused to deal because of the connection with the Russian aluminum magnate

The company associated with Viktor Vekselberg received a contract for the manufacture of bombs for the US Air Force in the amount of $ 419,6 million. However, having learned about the "foreign owner" of the organization, the US military decided to abandon the deal. The US Air Force withdraws from the contract for the manufacture of anti-bunker bombs on ...

US increases military presence on the border with Russia

The United States of America will more than double the number of Marines in Norway. An agreement on this between the two countries was reached in June 2018, writes Voice of America. Plan to increase the contingent from 330 to 700 Marines and move ...

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