In a landmark ceremony in Cambodia, Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen and the Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Xiong Bo were present to observe closure of the water gates of the 400-megawatt Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant, Cambodia’s largest hydro-electric dam, which will commence operations in November and which began construction in 2013. The plant construction includes eight turbines having a capacity of 50 megawatts each with all eight turbines expected to be fully operational within 12 months.Read More
Tuesday September 20 marked the 35th anniversary of the Soviet/Russian spetsnaz unit Vympel. This excelling force was created on the orders of then KGB Chairman Yury Andropov and at the initiative of legendary Soviet spymaster Yury Drozhdov, one of the key men responsible for the real life 'The Americans' aka the KGB's deep cover illegals infiltrated into Western nations over years, sometimes decades.
Vympel saw extensive action during the Soviet war in Afghanistan and also served as advisers in Nicaragua, Mozambique, Laos and Vietnam. Today 'Vympel' are the elite commandos of the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation, and their role is more of a domestic/FSU 'near abroad' missions counterpart to that of America's counter-terrorist unit Delta Force rather than the advise and train function of Special Forces 'Green Berets'...Read More
In July RogueMoney was one of the few English language alternative media outlets to cover Russia's hosting of Chinese People's Liberation Army marines for joint war games in its westernmost exclave of Kaliningrad facing several NATO member states.
Today the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has announced the start of "Joint Sea 2016" alongside a Russian flotilla in the South China Sea. This follows Moscow's large scale military exercises on Russian territory that outnumber and out-gun the drills NATO has carried out in countries near Russia's borders. The recently concluded Kavkaz-2016 featured live firing in and around Crimea in the Black Sea. - JWSRead More