Germany: Berlin authorities looking into device disabled at residence housing Russian media

Berlin criminal investigators and prosecutors were on Saturday studying a device found and destroyed at a residential building housing Russian news agency staff in the city’s Steglitz district, Berlin authorities said. The device was found on Friday and investigators were Read More …

Russian PTKM-1R Top-attack Anti-vehicle Mine Documented in Ukraine

Images shared to social media indicate that the Russian PTKM-1R (ПТКМ-1Р) top-attack anti-vehicle landmine was recently employed in Ukraine. This munition is not known to have been previously employed on operations. It was shown for the first time outside Russia Read More …

An Insurgency In Ukraine Is Growing, Says a Former FBI Acting Deputy Director and IED Expert

After the United States and coalition partners invaded Iraq on March 20, 2003, it was not long before improvised explosive devices – sometimes called roadside bombs or simply IEDs – began to take a toll. Less sophisticated at first, and Read More …

Ukraine: Of Roadside Bombs And Drones, Putin’s Looming Insurgency Problem

The Russian military may soon experience a violent and tech laden insurgency the likes of which it has never endured — in Afghanistan, in Chechnya, or in Syria — and against which it may not prevail. The Ukrainian military did Read More …

Crimea: Supporter of Ukrainian neo-Nazis possessing explosives apprehended in Alushta

FSB employees detained a supporter of Ukrainian neo-Nazis involved in the illicit possession of explosive devices and substances, the press service of the FSB Directorate for the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol told journalists on Monday. “It Read More …