Cold War News

US and Russia pull out of Nuclear Weapons treaty

Russia has followed the US by pulling out of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty that was signed in 1987 in a tit for tat move reminiscent of the Cold War. Donald Trumps government suspended the treaty this week claiming Russia had breached the treaty with its latest cruise missiles and the US Ambassador to NATO, Kay Bailey Hutchison, even went as far as to threaten to “take-out” the new weapons. In response Russia president Vladimir Putin said: “Our American partners announced that they are suspending their participation in the treaty, and we are suspending it too” The INF Treaty was signed in 1987 by US President Regean and Soviet […]

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Flying A loses another planning attempt to ruin Greenham GAMA site

Flying A Services Ltd has lost another planning application for the GAMA site at Greenham Common and its hardened cruise missile bunkers. The shadowy company run by Monaco resident Phillipe Delis and David Prater had planned to build a new facade on the iconic bunkers effectively destroying the whole look of the site. Previously, Delis & Prater had told West Berkshire Planning officers that the site had been in continued use for over 10 years in an attempt to circumvent planning laws, even getting a Thames Valley Police Officer to testify to that fact, however, thanks to this site and other concerned people who had visited the site over the […]