Putin Announces Permanent Russian Presence In The Mediterranean, As It Arms Assad Regime In Damascus And Bolsters Alliance With Iran And Lebanon
“Russia has deployed a naval unit in the Mediterranean Sea for the first time since the Soviet era, a move Russian President Vladimir Putin says is aimed at defending Russian security, but which comes as Moscow faces off with the West over Syria,” . “Russia’s military chief of staff said on Thursday that Russia had stationed 16 warships and three ship-based helicopters in the region.”
On Wednesday, Russian warships believed to be carrying arms to resupply the Syrian regime were spotted in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, according to a CNN report. The report cited U.S. intelligence sources that stated they had identified the ships leaving Russian ports several days ago. Using U.S. satellite imagery, they had further identified containers thought to be carrying parts of the advanced S-300 anti-missile system, as well as other weapons to be used by Syrian President Bashar Assad’s military…..”
One aspect of biblical prophecy which relates to the Middle East is the fact that Russia and Iran are clearly pushing the buttons behind the scenes, via their proxies. It is also beginning to appear that Russia has much bigger goals in the region and more and more interest in Syria and by definition Israel.
Not only do we seem to be approaching the Tribulation very rapidly (as discussed over the past week), but the epic wars of Isaiah 17 and Ezekiel 38-39 (aka "Gog-MaGog") seem to be approaching rapidly as well.