• Shoygu: Russia and Iran will pursue bilateral projects to fight against international terrorism

    Speaking at a meeting with Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu said Moscow and Tehran hope to pursue bilateral projects to raise the efficiency of the fight against international terrorism, TASS reported.

    "We believe the efficiency of measures taken by Russia and Iran on fight against international terrorism will, to a great extent, depend on the implementation of bilateral projects," Shoygu said.

    The meeting between the two Defense Ministers came …

  • UN General Assembly supported Ukrainian resolution on the Crimea

    At his speech at the UN General Assembly, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Sergiy Kyslytsya, called on the UN member states to vote for the Ukrainian resolution on human rights in the Crimea, Krym.Realii reported.

    "Those who suffer at the hands of the occupation regime in the Crimea are scared and helpless. They live without any chance to defend their rights, to protest or to be heard. Ukraine will do anything possible to ensure that the Russian Federation complies with its …

  • Russia began negotiating the purchase of Ukrainian rockets for Angosat-1 satellite

    Russian S. P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia has begun negotiations with the Ukrainian Yuzhnoye Design Bureau regarding the launch of the Angosat-1 satellite for Angola. This was reported by therussianspaceweb.com news portal, citing its own high-ranking sources.

    According to the source, Russia wants to launch the Angolan satellite using a Ukrainian carrier rocket, Zenit, and the Sea Launch program.

    Sources say that initially the Angosat-1 was supposed to be launched by the …

  • Serbia to purchase MiG-29 jets from Russia amid strengthening of relations between Belgrade and Moscow

    Serbia plans to purchase Russian MiG-29 fighter jets, TASS reported.

    During Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic’s visit to Moscow on Wednesday, he plans to discuss the purchase of six MiG-29s.

    “We are in talks to purchase six planes. So, we will have ten MiG-29 planes and it will mean an enhanced level of security for our citizens,” Tanjug quoted Vucic as saying.

    The Serbian Prime Minister also plans to discuss the modernization of the country’s existing Russian-made aircraft.

    On Monday, …

  • EU security services collectively strive to prevent hackers from influencing elections

    On the 18th of December, the German President of the Federal Office for Security and Information Technology (BSI), Arne Schoenbohm, stated in an interview with Welt am Sonntag that the security services of European countries exchange information in order to prevent the intervention of hackers into elections that will take place in a number of EU Member States in 2017.

    The cyberattack on the IT systems of the Bundestag in Spring 2015, and an attempt to hack party servers, have given rise to a …