Ukraine conducted another test of its new Vilha missile

On Tuesday, March 21, Ukraine conducted another test of its new missile, reported the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksandr Turchynov.

"Today, planned launches of Ukrainian missiles were held that were manufactured by the enterprises of Ukroboronprom in the cooperation with the State Space Agency of Ukraine. During the tests, the missile control system was tested, as well as accuracy at maximum range. I want to emphasize that all launches were successful and that …


Media: At least 27 German banks laundered money from the Russian Federation

No fewer than 27 German banks received money that Russian cybercriminals laundered in Europe from 2010 to 2014. The accounts of German credit institutions received a total of 66.5 million dollars.

This has been reported by the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), which participated in an international investigation of the scheme code-named “The Global Laundromat”.

As the newspaper notes, in all cases the money transfers came from the Moldovan Moldindconbank or the Latvian Trasta Komercbanka. …


Witness in Montenegro coup case says former Russian diplomat was main revolt organizer

Aleksandar Sindjelic, one of the defendants in the case investigating the attempted coup in Montenegro in October last year, said that he was recruited by Eduard Shishmakov (Shirokov), former Russian diplomat and agent of the Russian GRU, the Vijesti news site reported.

According to Sindjelic, Eduard “Eddy” Shishmakov organized a group of 500 people who were supposed to bring about a coup d’état, arresting and killing Prime Minister Milo Ðukanović on voting day during the parliamentary …


Sberbank decides to leave Ukraine

Russian Sberbank has announced its intention to abandon its Ukrainian subsidiaries.

“We are looking for ways to withdraw from Ukraine. With such a position from the government, we do not have much time. I would not like to comment on anything, until we reach a final decision,” said Herman Gref, head of Sberbank.

As reported by Rambler News Service, Gref called the sanctions against Sberbank in Ukraine “illegal actions”.

“The situation in Ukraine is quite complicated. Emotionally complicated …


PACE President Agramunt brought a delegation from the Russian State Duma to Syria

A delegation of deputies from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and the State Duma of Russia headed by PACE President Pedro Agramunt arrived in Syria, despite the fact that Agramunt was not authorized to carry out such a visit by the Assembly or its bodies.

This was reported by Russian "Channel One".

According to the Russian channel, deputies from the Czech Republic, Belgium, Serbia and Italy, as well as deputies of the State Duma of Russia, arrived with Agramunt in …