Alexander Dugin & Eduard Limonov: The Crimea | VIDEO

Topic “First Studio” — the third anniversary of the referendum on the reunification of the Crimea with Russia. Experts of the “First channel” talk about the phenomenon of the Crimean consensus, talking about how life has changed Crimeans during these three years, trying to understand what steps should Russia take to Europe and the West has recognized the Crimea part of Russia.

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Syria has said that once again shot down an Israeli plane | Colonel Cassad

4 Israeli aircraft crossed the airspace border of Syria to attack targets in Syrian territory (presumably, bases and areas of concentration of “Hezbollah”, against which Israel is in a hybrid war).

At the retreat, after the attacks, on them fire was opened from Syrian air defense systems. Further data disagree – Israel claims that the planes were not damaged and they all returned to base. Syria says that one of the planes was shot down.

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Saudis attack civilian ship | Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is shocked by last night’s attack on a civilian ship carrying around 150 passengers, including women and children, near the port of Hodeida.

The attack left 33 dead and 29 wounded, while other passengers are either still missing or in the care of local authorities. ICRC staff arrived at the port this morning to help survivors and give support to local hospitals.

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Israel’s Arrow scores first hit — but against what? | Defensenews

In the aftermath of Israel’s early Friday morning airstrikes against Hezbollah targets in Syria, the country’s Arrow anti-ballistic missile scored its first operational intercept — but against what, experts here are asking?

Israeli media are reporting that the Arrow intercepted an SA-5 surface-to-air missile, or SAM, and indeed it is logical that Syria’s air defense system launched against the intruding Israeli fighters in an attempt to down the planes. But given that the Israeli attack was hundreds of kilometers away from Israeli territory, why would Israel launch Arrow, which is intended to defend the homeland?

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Chronicle of the ant trail | Colonel Cassad

I have had a great desire to cover the whole battle in Aleppo, the mother (well, in a sense, the mother of all battles), but its significant geographical coverage and temporal duration make this virtually impossible in a single series. At the same time, didn’t want to crumple material for the sake of compactness of presentation. So I planned to make some small essays on the various parcels that could subsequently be folded the whole picture.Was selected a small area initially, it seemed that for him, hardly able to collect more or less coherent plot, but in the course of training began to accumulate more and more material. Well, what eventually happened, they learn not only all, but only the most persistent…

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