• Moscow will provide Ankara with intelligence about operation in Syria

    On October 24, Moscow will provide Ankara with intelligence information about the Turkish operation “Euphrates Shield” in Syria, Izvestia newspaper reported. An informed source said to the newspaper, the agreement on the transfer of intelligence information was reached during a recent visit of Russian leadership to Turkey.

    “The chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Viktor Gerasimov, was a member of the Russian delegation and held talks with his Turkish …

  • The Russian Foreign Ministry responded to reports that their website was hacked

    The Russian Foreign Ministry’s website is operating normally and has not been compromised. The message from the TV channel CNN about the alleged hack was in reference to the old website, which is no longer in use. The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, reported about this on October 23, 2016, TASS news agency reported.

    “The Russian Foreign Ministry’s website, which CNN reported had been hacked, worked and works normally. The website is subject to regular …

  • Moldovan Foreign Ministry summoned Russian Ambassador due to troop rotations in Transnistria

    The Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Chișinău, Farit Mukhametshin, was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova due to the announced rotation of Russian peacekeepers in Transnistria.

    “Moldovan authorities are outraged to learn of an official statement by the Russian Defense Ministry regarding the first round of a rotation of the so-called battalion of peacekeepers from the Russian Task Force in the Transnistrian region of Moldova,” …

  • Smolensk investigative committee accuses Russia of manipulating data in Tu-154 crash

    The Polish Smolensk Crash Commission, which has been investigating the causes of the Tu-154M aircraft crash in Smolensk that killed former Polish President Lech Kaczynski, presented the results of its work that indicate that data about the crash was manipulated by Russia and previous Commissions, Polish Radio reported. The Minister of National Defense of Poland, Antoni Macierewicz, stated that Russians found the black box of the presidential aircraft a few minutes after the crash, listened to …

  • Kremlin: Russia is interested in a united Ukraine

    Russian leadership is interested in Ukraine being a peaceful and predictable country within its internationally recognized borders, as stated by the Russian President's Press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, on Russian TV Channel 24, on Saturday. 

    "Everybody has a common interest for the Minsk Agreements not to be an empty document. Russia is interested because, as President Putin has repeatedly stated, we want a stable, prosperous, friendly, predictable Ukraine because the people of our two …