• Japan protests against Russia’s geological exploration near Kuril Islands

    Japan sent a note of protest to Russia because of the geological exploration in the Sea of Okhotsk, including near the Kuril Islands, said Chief Cabinet Secretary of the Japanese government, Yoshihide Suga. His speech was published on the website of the Japanese government.

    According to him, Tokyo is following Russia's actions in the region, which are not in compliance with Japan's position.

    "We sent our message to Russia, saying that it is not in compliance with the position of our country," …

  • Israel believes Iran will try to retaliate against airstrikes on its positions in Syria

    Former Head of the Israel Defense Forces Military Intelligence Directorate, now head of Tel Aviv University’s Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) , Maj. Gen. (ret.) Amos Yadlin commented on the latest attacks on Syria, which are attributed to Israel.

    According to Yadlin, the operational assessments of the situation under which Tehran is preparing to withdraw its forces from the territory of Syria are not true.

    "Massive strikes on Syrian territory last night refute the assumptions …

  • Belarusian President Lukashenko accuses ‘Russian puppeteers’ of election meddling

    In the run-up to the presidential elections, the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko again came down with criticism on his rivals. The politician believes that Russia and Poland might be helping a number of candidates, BelTA reports.

    "The most modern fake propaganda technologies are being used, there is interference from abroad in our elections, internal affairs," the President said, noting that the oppositionists who put forward demands for fair elections are dishonest.

    "Are they …

  • Ukrainian Army receives latest model of Javelin anti-tank missiles

    FGM-148E missiles, which are one of the latest modifications of javelin anti-tank missiles, have been received by the Ukrainian Armed Forces, reports the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

    “On June 16, Ukraine, as part of the pilot project under the U.S. government "International Military Sales" program, received the first shipment under a contract signed in December 2019, namely - missiles for the anti-tank missile systems "Javelin" and auxiliary equipment totaling more than 27 …

  • Kremlin urges Germany to build factories in Russia

    Russia expects to expand cooperation with German businesses and establish joint production of high value-added products in Russian territory, stated Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov during the online conference "Russia and the World in 2021", organized by the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce.

    According to the Minister, Germans could begin construction of factories for the auto industry, aviation industry, railway engineering and energy.

    German companies were pioneers in …