U.S. and South Korea combine air forces for Vigilant Ace exercise on the Korean Peninsula
Combined U.S.-South Korea forces send 230 aircraft, including 5th-generation stealth fighters, to exercise Vigilant Ace, ensuring alliance airpower is ready to defend Korea.
Russia not to take part in Winter Olympic Games-2018 under its own flag: details of doping report
The IOC officials decided to suspend Russia from the competition, which is slated for February 2018.
S. Korea imposes sanctions on 18 North Koreans, a day before Trump visit – media
South Korea imposed unilateral sanctions on 18 North Koreans on Monday, barring any financial transactions between those sanctioned and any South Koreans, as part of international efforts to dry up Pyongyang's illegal cash flows, according to Reuters.
Russia sends troops to DPRK border, - media
Vladimir Putin is sending troops and equipment to Russia's border with North Korea over fears the US is preparing to attack Kim Jong-un. This was reported by the Daily Mail agency.
Media: Estonia and Finland to purchase heavy artillery from South Korea
The Armed Forces of Finland allocated EUR 100 million for the purchase of heavy artillery, which will replace old post-Soviet weapons. According to the newspaper Rzeczpospolita, at the end of 2016, the Finnish army tested South Korean K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers. Those are equipped with a 155 mm gun, and their range of fire is 40 km. The Howitzer's maximum speed is about 70 km per hour.
Russia also banned for 2018 Winter Games in South Korea
Russia, already suspended from next month's Rio Paralympics, have also been banned for the winter edition in Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018 because of a state-sponsored sports doping programme
North Korea launched what appeared to be an intermediate-range missile to a high altitude in the direction of Japan
North Korea missile reaches new heights, 'intensifying' threat to Japan before it plunged into the sea, military officials said, a technological advance for the isolated state after several test failures.
China refused American aircraft carrier entry to Hong Kong as a 'punishment'
Chinese officials, who denied access to the aircraft carrier, did not officially explained the reasons for their refusal. The situation has been elucidated by Chinese state media.
North Korea imitated invasion of the South Korean leader’s residence
According to North Korea’s statement, the country has performed a military drill aiming to simulate an attack of the South Korean leader’s residence. The drill was watched over by Kim Jong-un. He urged his soldiers to destroy the Southern government in case of any slightest danger, the KCNA state news agency reported.
The US analyst Friedman predicts a new World War
A large-scale world war has a great potential to break out even in the 21st century.
The US and South Korea launch military exercises
The US command has notified North Korea of the start of formidable military exercises, pointing out their defensive nature.
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