Contents tagged with Russian Foreign Ministry

  • Russia vows to respond to UK cyber attacks

     Russia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Syromolotov stated that Moscow is ready to give a tough response in the event of the UK cyber-attack on Russian infrastructure facilities, RIA Novosti reports.

    “Great Britain has been Russia’s enemy since Ivan the Terrible, acting to the detriment of the country. If they are making such declarations, then they will probably try it out, but we’ll defend ourselves and the response will be quite severe,” said the deputy foreign minister.

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  • Steven Seagal becomes Russia's Special Envoy for Humanitarian Relations with the United States

    The Russian Foreign Ministry has appointed Hollywood actor Steven Seagal, who has Russian citizenship, as its special envoy on issues of Russian-American humanitarian ties, the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday.

    "The task is to facilitate further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian field, including cooperation in culture, art, public and youth exchanges," said the ministry.

    The Foreign Ministry stressed that it is a socio-political …

  • Russia warns the USA against space arms race

    Moscow expressed concern that the US House of Representatives approved a defense budget for 2019 that includes allocating funds to build a space-based echelon for intercepting ballistic missiles. Such steps show that Washington intends to use force in outer space, stated the Russian Foreign Ministry.

    “Preparations for the creation of space-based, anti-ballistic missile defense weapons are another step towards the US achieving the ‘domination in space.’ These efforts are a direct confirmation …