Contents tagged with USA

  • Tehran suspects Israel is being assisted by Moscow

    Tehran suspects that Moscow has given Jerusalem codes from the S-300 aerial defense systems, which enabled Israel’s multirole F-35 combat aircraft to stealthily penetrate Iran’s airspace, fly over several major cities (Tehran, Karajrak, Isfahan, Shiraz and Bandar Abbas) and carry out an aerial survey of the Islamic republic’s anti-air defense systems, the Qatari news agency Al Jarida reports.

    According to the Qatari journalists, the Israeli aircraft flew unhindered over virtually the entire …

  • Ukraine considers imposing new sanctions against Russia

    The government of Ukraine will introduce the draft resolution to the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine to impose new sanctions against Russia, reads the statement of the press service of the Ministry of Temporary Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine. 24 Russian companies to fall under new sanctions as well as several companies that are registered on the territory of other countries.

    Six companies registered in the Crimea and 18 companies located in …

  • Ukraine installs radiation control systems on the border with Russia and Moldova

    State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported that  automated control systems for the movement of radioactive and nuclear materials, TSA and RAPISCAN,  were installed at the border crossings with Russia and Moldova. Such systems will allow preventing attempts of illegal transporting of hazardous substances through the Ukrainian border, reads the statement of the agency. A delegation from the United States attended the installation of the systems and tested the operation of the devices.

    "The …

  • Russia considers using National Wealth Fund to finance defense industry

    The funds in the Russian National Wealth Fund (NWF) should be used to give long-term and cheap loans to the defense industry, said Andrei Klepach, formerly the Russian deputy minister of economic development and currently an economist and vice chair of the board at Vnesheconombank (VEB).

    “The government should provide the resource of long-term, cheap funds, which would enable us to solve the defense industry’s problems,” said Klepach. “In my understanding, the money in the National Wealth Fund …

  • Hezbollah partially withdraws from Syria

    In an interview on an Al-Manar TV channel, the leader of the Hezbollah terrorist organization Hassan Nasrallah said that Hezbollah reduced its presence in Syria.

    "Our troops are still in all the locations in Syria where they were before. But we have reduced the forces to the number that is necessary now," he said, and added that "despite the tough sanctions, they will return if it is be needed."

    He also warned Israel and the Gulf countries that the war with the US and Iran would lead to a …

  • Russian media: Western security services are preparing 'misinformation attack' against Putin

    Russian news agency RIA Novosti, reported, with reference to a "military-diplomatic source," that the US and British special services  reportedly "prepare misinformation attack against the Russian President Vladimir Putin and his entourage in the leadership of the Ministry of Defense." It is alleged that this information will be used to justify new sanctions against Russia.

    According to the source of the agency, experts of the American and British intelligence services "prepare fake …

  • Venezuelan military exercises to involve Russian equipment

    Russian-produced military equipment will be used in Venezuela’s upcoming military drills, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told the press.

    “To a large extent, the weaponry and military equipment in Venezuela and in the possession of the Bolivarian Armed Forces is Russian-produced equipment, and so it simply cannot be done any other way,” Ryabkov explained in response to reporters’ questions.

    The deputy foreign minister said that he does not know whether Venezuela has military …

  • Russia recognizes Ukrainian World Congress as undesirable organization

    The Prosecutor General's office of Russia recognized the Canadian non-governmental organization Ukrainian World Congress as undesirable. The statement of the Prosecutor General notes that the activities of the organization pose a threat to the foundations of the constitutional system, as well as the security of Russia.

    Ukrainian World Congress was established in 1967 in the USA. Now the headquarters of the organization is in Toronto. The website of the organization says that the Ukrainian …

  • Huawei takes aim at Russian technology and IT companies

    The Chinese corporation Huawei is engaged in negotiations with several Russian companies concerning the acquisition of businesses, the founding of joint enterprises and the use of their technologies. Offers have been received by the developer of the “Elbrus” processors, the creator of the line of Alt Linux operating systems, and a company that provides information security and network monitoring systems.

    According to RBC, the Chinese manufacturer has become more active on the Russian market in …

  • Ukrainian President Zelensky invites Putin to meet in Minsk

    In a video message, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky invited Russian President Vladimir Putin, US President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and French President Emmanuel Macron to hold a meeting in Belarus.

    "And now, I want to appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Do we need to talk? Yes, we do. I propose the following group for the conversation: me, you, the President of the USA, the Prime Minister of Great Britain, the Chancellor …