• Israel developed weapons capable of defeating Russian S-300 missile systems in Syria

    New Israeli supersonic air-to-surface missiles Rampage cannot be intercepted by Russian S-300 missile systems, claims Florian Rötzer, a journalist from the German publication Telepolis .

    The Israeli military used new missiles last week during a strike in the Syrian province of Hama.

    During the attack on April 13, Israeli aircraft struck the Iranian facilities in the Syrian town of Masyaf from Lebanese airspace.

    Rötzer notes that Israel considers these missiles to be a response to the Russian …

  • Belarus accuses Russian ambassador of destroying relations during last several months

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus commented on the Russian Ambassador Mikhail Babich’s statements, who objected to the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko with regards to the cost of building the Belarusian nuclear power plant.

    External forces have previously tried to “destroy the close and friendly relations between two brotherly nations,” told reporters Anatoly Glaz, the head of the department of information and digital diplomacy of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry. The …

  • Russian oil giant Rosneft wants to ban Reuters in Russia

    The Russian oil company Rosneft has accused the Reuters news agency of “lying and disseminating rumors in the interests of its clients".

    Rosneft has published a statement on its website in response to Reuter’s article alleging that the company is helping the Venezuelan government to sell oil bypassing United States sanctions. According to Reuters, Rosneft is making money by buying discounted oil from the Venezuelan state-owned company PDVSA and then reselling it at full price.

    Rosneft called …

  • Ukrainian court orders Ukroboronprom to pay 5 million rubles to Russian MiG corporation

    The Economic Court of the Khmelnytskyi region supported the Russia in a dispute between the Krasilovsky Aggregate Plant (part of the Ukrainian state concern Ukroboronprom) and the Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG, reports Ukroboronprom’s press service.

    The court fully satisfied the Russian company’s claims and ordered payment of more than 5 million rubles from the Ukrainian state concern to the MiG corporation, which is one of the main companies of the Russian military industry.

    “On April 18, …

  • Russia to scrap four more strategic submarines

    Russia continues to dismantle its nuclear submarines fleet, which was build half a century ago allowing the Soviet Union to achieve nuclear parity with the United States.

    According to the Izvestia newspaper's source in the Main Command of the Russian Navy, four more submarines were declared unsuitable for modernization and will be cut for scrap in the next three years.

    These are the three strategic submarines of the 667BDR Kalmar (Squid) project, each carrying 16 R-29R intercontinental liquid- …