Russia Returns To Power Game In Red And Arabian Seas

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For the first time since the collapse of the USSR, Russia is establishing a naval base close to vital maritime supply lines.

The Russian government revealed on November 11 that Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin approved a draft agreement on creating a naval logistics base in Sudan and gave instructions to submit a proposal to the president on signing the document.  The draft deal was submitted by the Defense Ministry, approved by the Foreign Ministry, the Supreme Court, the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Investigative Committee of Russia and was preliminarily agreed to by the Sudanese side.

According to the agreement, the Russian Navy’s logistics facility in Sudan “meets the goals of maintaining peace and stability in the region, is defensive and is not aimed against other countries.” The base can be used for carrying out repairs and replenishing supplies and for the crewmembers of Russian naval ships to have a rest. The logistics base is expected to embrace the coastal, water and mooring areas.” The Sudanese side has the right to use the mooring area upon agreement with the authorized body of the Russian side,” the document reads.

The text says that a maximum of four warships may stay at the naval logistics base, including “naval ships with a nuclear propulsion system on condition of observing nuclear and environmental safety norms.” Also, Russia will reportedly deliver weapons and military hardware to Sudan in order maintain the air defense of the Port Sudan area, where the Russian naval facility would be located.

The military-technical and security cooperation between Russia and Sudan has significantly increased since 2017. The creation of the Russian naval base there is a logical step to develop this cooperation. It should be noted that the Russian base in Syria’s Tartus also had the name of a ‘logistical facility’ before it was transformed into a fully-fledged naval base.

If this project is fully implemented, this will contribute to the rapid growth of Russian influence in Africa. Russian naval forces will also be able to increase their presence in the Red Sea and in the area between the Gulf of Aden and the Gulf of Oman. Both of these areas are the core of the current maritime energy supply routes. The naval facility will allow Russians to resupply their naval group in the region more effectively and increase the strength of their forces. For example, at least one Russian naval group regularly operates as a part of the anti-piracy mission near Somalia and in the Indian Ocean in general.

The new base will also serve as a foothold of Russia in the case of a standoff with naval forces of NATO member states that actively use their military infrastructure in Djibouti to project power in the region. The increased presence of the Russians in the Red Sea is also a factor that could affect the Saudi-Houthi conflict. If the Russian side opts to indirectly support the Iranian-Houthi coalition, the situation for the Saudi Kingdom will become even more complicated. Its operations to block and pressure the Houthi-controlled port of al-Hudaydah would become much less effective.

It is expected that the United States (regardless of the administration in the White House) will try to prevent the Russian expansion in the region at any cost. For an active foreign policy of Russia, the creation of the naval facility in Sudan surpasses all public and clandestine actions in Libya in recent years. From the point of view of protecting Russian national interests in the Global Oceans, this step is even more important than the creation of the permanent air and naval bases in Syria.

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Said Zulficar

The author of this interesting article has his geography all wrong. In paragraph 6 it is stated “growth of Russian influence in western Africa” whereas it should logically read as Eastern Africa

southfront

Thank you for the feedback. We updated the text.
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occupybacon

Just came in mind that song, it souns like this:
West is allwais in my mind…
West is allways in my mind…

Robert Ferrin

HMMM it helps if you have a mind otherwise its just an echo in that hollow space.!!!!

occupybacon

We are so advanced that we know both situations ;)

cechas vodobenikov

Red Sea

Ryan Glantz

“It is expected that the United States (regardless of the administration
in the White House) will try to prevent the Russian expansion in the
region at any cost.”

See… that’s the United States deepstate. The True United States welcomes Russian expansion of Naval reach in conflict zones to help maintain world peace and stability, just like how Russia and the United States are already co-operating and co-habitating in many Lunar facilities and Martian / additional offworld breakaway civilization projects (Stargate tv show is soft disclosure ;) )

occupybacon

Are there Russians in that show? I didn’t see one in Star Trek either.

Ryan Glantz

https://stargate.fandom.com/wiki/Russia

Russia emerged from a feudal breakdown of early medieval as an
absolute monarchy, proclaiming itself an Empire in 1721. Social
instabilities, World War I
and an inept monarch led to a revolution in 1917, which eventually
resulted in the Bolshevicks (a more dictatory branch of Communism)
seizing power. From 1922 to 1991,
the Russian government (known as the RSFSR) was part of the Soviet
Union. The latter was mostly responsible for the Allies’ victory in World War II. The Cold War existed between the Soviet Union and the West from 1947, although isolated incidents of “accidental” friendly fire began in early 1945, to the “discharge” (разрядка) in late 1980’s and the country’s collapse in 1991.

Despite the end of the Cold War, political tension between the Western Powers and the Russian Federation remains. In 2000, when the Biliskner, infected by Replicators, crashed on Earth and disabled the Russian submarine Blackbird, the Russians suspected American foul play. (SG1: “Small Victories”)

However, the Russians recovered the alpha Stargate (which SG-1 had beamed aboard the Biliskner to escape the Replicators) from the ocean and created their own Stargate program with help of Colonel Harold Maybourne. When the program went disastrously wrong, the United States was asked for help and SG-1 went in to do things right again. (SG1: “Watergate”)

The Russians agreed to end their Stargate program in exchange for the continued sharing of information and technology. (SG1: “Chain Reaction”)

In 2002, Dr. Meredith Rodney McKay was reassigned to Russia as possible punishment for him insulting Major Samantha Carter and also believing that her teammate, Teal’c of Chulak could not be retrieved from within the Stargate. McKay spent the four months there, presumably working at either the Russian Stargate facility
or another unidentified Russian Base before being recalled back to the
US by the Pentagon and reassigned albeit temporarily to the SGC who were
experiencing problems with their Stargate. (SG1: “48 Hours”, “Redemption, Part 1”)

They also sent personnel to Atlantis.

occupybacon

Thanks for the heads up, mate!

Jim Allen

Not exactly.

Harry Smith
occupybacon

That’s really nice! You won the Internet for today :)

Harry Smith

Nope. It just shows you are not IT geek.

occupybacon

If knowing everything about Star Trek would make me an IT geek, I’d start watching right now.

Harry Smith

ROFL.
Most of geeks are fans of Star Trek. BTW Klingon language has phonetics of Russian.

occupybacon

I had a completely different idea about what a geek means but since most of my friends are coders, I will ask them.

cechas vodobenikov

kling=ons say durak…LOL

Ryan Glantz
NWOD

The Klingons were obviously the Russians – the Romulans, the Chinese (and the Vulcans – the Taiwanese).

The Borg, of course, are the “West”:

We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile.

occupybacon

And Federation?

NWOD

Obviously that is NATO on the surface, but it was merely a Borg deception.

RichardD

This video can be watched by clicking on the link below the screenshot.
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RichardD

The scamdemic according to Icke. Goes beyond misusing a minor disease to advance fascism. He’s been saying for months that there is no disease. That it’s all a fabrication to advance fascism.

That the tests are fake and the deaths are fake. And that people dying of other causes are being misdiagnosed as covid deaths. When there is no covid disease. The picture on the screenshot is a computer generated graphic. Not a microscope picture.

occupybacon

You’re at it again :)

RichardD

At what?

JIMI JAMES

On the money,just because you keep losing on all bets indebted fascism,
what only soros can save motrher earth?

nup!

occupybacon

Damn indebted fascism :)

Harry Smith

COVID-19 is real but the measures against it are over-excessed. Govts use pandemic to push up their abilities to control the population.

RichardD

I haven’t listened to the entire presentation. Only the first 10 minutes. I agree that even if it’s real. It’s been horribly exploited.

Harry Smith

BTW if you’re interested. I have 3 friends healed from COVID-19. And here is some more info.
Hydroxychloroquine is used only in case of cytokine storm. In any other cases it could make situation worse. Lungs damage can be seen only with computer tomography. The reason of lungs damage is not bacterial infection but thrombosis. Lungs damage can be diagnosed on the early stages with measurement of oxygenation. There are still in discussion about using antibiotics in case of lungs damage. At one hand they prevent bacterial infection on other hand they are weakening immune system. The best way of COVID-19 prevention is good working immune system. Besides sports everybody knows a good sleep and more meat in your ration can improve your immune system.
As for symptoms nobody felt bad until the virus full attack. One of my friends had body temperature of 39 grr Celsius and did not feel it. While normal body temperature is considered at 36.6.
Watch your 6, Richard.

RichardD

I checked and there are pictures on the internet that purportedly are genuine pictures of the coronvirus. I’m taking Cinchona bark quinine twice a day as a supplement. Along with zinc and vitamins C and D3 in my other supplements.

RichardD

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RichardD

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I need to buy a meter to test the build once it’s done for efficacy.

Harry Smith

Maybe a sleeping bag with Faraday cage ability would be cheaper and more efficient?

RichardD

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Harry Smith

You already have the measuring tool. Its your cell phone.
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cechas vodobenikov

how treated?—some reports say cloroquinine w vitamin C or zithromyicine is effective

Harry Smith

Xychloroqinine is used in case of cytokine storm ONLY. In all other cases it is weakening the immune system. Azithromycin is very disputable. COVID-19 damages lungs not by bacterial infection but by thrombosis. So antibiotics are given 100% only in intensive therapies. As for other cases 1 of 3 doctors was against antibiotics if case is not heavy. But 2 of 3 doctors gave antibiotics “just in case”. As for the drugs: vitamin C and D. Paracetamol only in case of headache or high body temperature. Grippferon which is interferon Alfa-2b and some aspirin to low the risk of thrombosis.
Also couple of days before in our town was an interesting case. A young man made 1 test for COVID-19 and it was negative the second test had to come later. As he was sure he is not infected he just stayed at home and after a couple of days all symptoms were gone So he started his usual activities when he failed down unconscious. Computer tomography showed about 40% of lungs damage and he was quickly transferred to the regional COVID hospital. So the most useful method right now is to check your level of blood oxygenation. If it falls lower than 95% it is time to make computer tomography, because all other types of lung scanning can not show the damage.

RichardD

This development has the potential to strengthen both Russian and Egyptian positions in a regional coalition against Israel. As a deterrent to US involvement on Israel’s side attacking Egypt.

Without the US military attacking Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iran and Jordan for the Jew baby rapers. The IDF will be in a no win situation against the coalition clearing the IDF out of the occupied territories and implementing UN Resolutions that Israel is in chronic scofflaw violation of.

occupybacon

Rofl, Russia and Egypt are not against Israel.

RichardD

Egypt has fought 4 wars with Israel in recent history and Russia is in Syria with Iran, Hezbollah and the Syrian government.

Al Gathafi Did Nothing Wrong™

“Israel and the U.S. hope the agreements can usher in a major shift in
the region should other Arab nations, particularly Saudi Arabia, follow
suit. That could have implications for Iran, Syria and Lebanon. Until
now, Israel has had peace deals only with Egypt and Jordan.”, APNEWS

cechas vodobenikov

correct–Russia and Egypt both maintain reasonably decent relations w Israel

Zulubal Andre

is this a joke…???!!!

occupybacon

I didn’t find Arabian Sea in the article, it’s only in the title?

cechas vodobenikov

perhaps symbolic. I suspect repairs?maintenance in Sudan financially advantageous for Russia and economically beneficial to Sudan

verner

a backstop for any attempts by the jews in palestine to orchestrate an attack on Iran. right behind the backs of saudi, of uae and of the jews in palestine plus that any covert movement of the jews subs through the red sea to sea of oman and so on easily can be detected by sonars in the red sea and monitored from the naval base in sudan. brilliant move by the russians and the white house morons can rant and rave, huff and puff but russia is there to stay and will be a damper on anything war criminal netanyahu will undertake (there is no way the jews can undertake an attack on a country of 85 million and 1.5million sqkm and hope for success – unless delusional beyond sanity).

Jesus

The development of a Russian base in Sudan will allow Russian ships and Air Force access to the Indian Ocean, primarily having Diego Garcia in their sights. The Russian navy buoyed by advanced weaponry is making forays close to Alaskan coast line where they encounter fishing boats as a early warning mechanism whereby US navy is nowhere close.

Sauron

Navy for the “big game” is an expensive delicacy. Best of luck to the taxpayers, paying for wiener measuring contest:))))

BlueHeadLizard

Yea Britain recently built a multi billion aircraft carrier, then no money left to buy the planes to go on it. Good training ship though.

Sauron

UK is a 2.6$ trillion nominal economy for 68million people. They can for sure afford it. Thanks to centuries of looting the colonies of course, but still.

Peace2

Oh, … so that’s why about 500,000 Turks would rather stay in a shameless, ruthless Christian colonizing society than go back to their humble society with a failing lira and a massive 12% inflation.

Thanks to you, I understand that they would rather parasite in a brutal country with a cruel Colonial past than go back to Turkey, where prices on just about all goods have doubled compared to 10 years ago and an average Turk’s income has been halved.

Wow … what an enrichment you are! Thanks!

Sauron

Did you need my comment to understand that people go to places with higher income?

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