• Russia has not provided NATO with evidence to support its accusations against Ukraine

    Russia has not provided any evidence of its allegations of Ukrainian sabotage in the Crimea. This was reported to Deutsche Welle on the 11th of August by an official NATO representative in response to comments made by the Federal Security Service.

    “We are closely, and with concern, following the increasing tension between Russia and Ukraine,” the report says. “We are satisfied with the strong condemnation of terrorism by Ukraine in all its manifestations and forms. We note that Ukraine has …

  • Despite establishing humanitarian corridors, Russian strikes on Aleppo continue

    There are reports that fighting continues in Aleppo.

    On Thursday, the Russian Armed Forces had to temporarily suspend military operations in Aleppo at 10:00 a.m. local time to allow humanitarian aid workers to bring in much-needed supplies. However, according to media reports, clashes are continuing.

    The Russian Ministry of Defense stated on Wednesday that they will stop firing in the area of Aleppo every day for three hours to bring in humanitarian aid to the city. These humanitarian windows …

  • Russia condemns Tbilisi and Kiev over their statements made on the anniversary of Russian-Georgian War

    The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has criticized Tbilisi and Kiev over their statements made on the anniversary of the Russian invasion of Georgia in 2008, Ukrainskaya Pravda reported.

    “For official Tbilisi, eight years is not enough to comprehend the real cause of the country’s [Georgia’s] territorial disintegration, which at the time was headed by the current Governor of Odessa [Mikheil Saakashvili],” a statement published on the Ministry’s website read.

    The Russian Foreign Ministry …

  • Russian MFA: The US does not want to exchange prisoners Bout and Yaroshenko

    The Russian Foreign Ministry Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, Konstantin Dolgov, stated that the USA has no desire to exchange Russian convicts Viktor Bout and Konstantin Yaroshenko.

    According to Dolgov, whatever the outcome, Russia will continue to work towards protecting protect Bout’s and Yaroshenko’s legal rights. “We have not yet seen any clear, genuine indications of American authorities’ wiliness to probe deeply into the matter,” Ria Novosti quotes him as …

  • Sky News: 600 Russian military contractors have been killed in Syria

    Two mercenaries have reported to Sky News that they were hired by private military company, Wagner, to participate in an operation in Syria. They also claim that between 500 and 600 Russian mercenaries were killed during the military campaign.

    The mercenaries, under the pseudonyms of Alexander and Dmitry, reported that they were paid £3,000 per month to fight against terrorists in Syria.

    According to them, mercenaries were sent to Syria by military aircraft. Alexander said that officially, he …