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"Wolverine": the indispensable role of a special forces platoon

"Wolverine": the indispensable role of a special forces platoon

There are special units in the special forces of the internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia - separate special forces platoons for the protection of important state objects. They are part of a large security system and ...
"Lynx" - anti-terror in Slovak

"Lynx" - anti-terror in Slovak

The Slovak Republic originated after the collapse of the former Czechoslovakia. It is inhabited by both Slovaks and Czechs. Today it is a member of the NATO bloc and is part of the European Union. However, the output ...
"Sigma", special forces border

"Sigma", special forces border

In Soviet times, border troops subordinated to the KGB of the USSR were a real elite. For service, they were selected young men who had a secondary education, sports classes and untainted reputation ....
Where we are, there is a victory

Where we are, there is a victory

The Second World War not only became a serious test for the Russian Navy, but also served as the catalyst that accelerated the re-establishment of a special kind of troops - the marines ....
Revelations of a former Pakistani intelligence chief

Revelations of a former Pakistani intelligence chief

A former Pakistani intelligence chief argues that the goal of the new Afghan intelligence service, the RAMA, is to destabilize Afghanistan. Retired Lieutenant-General Hamid Gul was the CEO ...
Nuclear suitcase

Nuclear suitcase

Today, the presidential "nuclear button" performs exclusively decorative functions. You have probably heard the phrase "nuclear briefcase". The symbol of military power of the two superpowers, and hardly ...
Pansies, or Death on schedule

Pansies, or Death on schedule

The spy story, which at first looked like a parody, in fact, perhaps, is only the tip of a great iceberg. And even the cover of a real and effective Russian intelligence network operating in the USA ...
Chinese special forces

Chinese special forces

Professional and organizational development dates back to the middle of the 80 of the 20 century. The starting point for the development of special forces was the conclusion made in June 1985, the Military ...
Torture by Proxy

Torture by Proxy

Around the world, "suspected of terrorism" hastily pushed into the aircraft. The Gulf Stream and Boeing landed at night, out of schedule, on the cold windy fields of Great Britain. Refueling - and again in ...
35 years under the sign of "Alpha"

35 years under the sign of "Alpha"

29 July 1974, the chairman of the KGB under the USSR Council of Ministers, Yu.V. Andropov signed Order No. 0089 / OV on the change in the staff of the 7 administration and the approval of the Statute on Group A of the 5 division ...
Xynthet 13, Israel's Marine Commandos

Xynthet 13, Israel's Marine Commandos

The dramatic military intervention of the Israeli army on Monday, in a confrontation with the pro-Palestinian flotilla near the Gaza Strip, put on display a little-known connection - Xyethet 13 ....
Allen Dulles paratroopers: the collapse of a spy project

Allen Dulles paratroopers: the collapse of a spy project

The confusion was so great that they forever refused to send parachutist spies to the territory of the Soviet Union. In December 1946, Kim Philby was appointed head of the UIC residency in Turkey with its center in ...
CIA got rid of evidence, but not guilt

CIA got rid of evidence, but not guilt

The video recordings of torture shocked the public, although no one saw them. The American press informed their fellow citizens that five years ago the CIA destroyed the video recordings of cruel torture, which ...
Secrets of caravans from the Land of the Rising Sun

Secrets of caravans from the Land of the Rising Sun

Historical chronicles: total espionage in Japanese In the global public consciousness, the concept of "total espionage" is associated with Hitler's Germany, and only Japanese scientists know that this ...
Cold List for the Cold Republic

Cold List for the Cold Republic

Finnish government officials worked for the Stasi. The Supreme Administrative Court of Finland opened a closed hearing on the case of the so-called Tiitinen List, allegedly containing information on Finnish ...