• Media: Moscow urged Armenia to launch Iskander missiles on Azerbaijan during Nagorno-Karabakh war

    Armenia launched at least one Iskander ballistic missile on Azerbaijani capital during the last armed clash in Nagorno-Karabakh, reported the publication Middle East Eye with a reference to a high-ranking official. The newspaper’s source said that the missile was fired in November last year, after a month and a half of heavy fighting. The source claims that the initiative to launch a missile at Baku came from Moscow. The Russians allegedly helped to carry out the launch, in an attempt to force …

  • Lukashenko gives his son rank of general

    Self-proclaimed president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko dismissed his eldest son Viktor from the post of Presidential Assistant for National Security and gave him the rank of reserve Major General, reported Lukashenko’s press service.

    Viktor Lukashenko is 45 years old. He has served as an assistant to the President of Belarus since 2005. Since 2007, Lukashenko’s son has been a member of the Belarusian Security Council. On February 26, Viktor Lukashenko replaced his father as head of the …

  • U.S. allocates $125 million in military aid for Ukraine

    The U.S. plans to provide additional $125 million in military aid to Ukraine, said Pentagon spokesman John Kirby at a briefing.

    "Today, the U.S. Department of Defense announces a new $125 million package for Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative," a Pentagon spokesman said.

    The new package is intended to help Ukraine "preserve territorial integrity, as well as ensure the protection of its borders." The funds will also be used to improve Ukraine’s "operational compatibility with NATO." …

  • Turkey: Russian electronic warfare systems unable to counter Bayraktar drones

    Turkey believes that Russian electronic warfare systems can not counter combat drones Bayraktar TB2.

    Baykar CEO Haluk Bayraktar told the journalist during an interview that Russian electronic warfare systems will not be able to interfere with the work of Bayraktar TB2 even for one hour. Turkish drones "will always be able to stay in the air."

    Earlier, Russia claimed that Russian Orion-E combat drone surpasses Turkish drones in some of its characteristics.

    In March 2020, Ukraine tested first …

  • Kyiv considers imposing sanctions on Lukashenko’s entourage

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal instructed the government agencies to study the feasibility of imposing sanctions against the entourage of the self-proclaimed president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, said Ukrainian MP Alexei Goncharenko.

    Goncharenko published the Prime Minister's response to the parliamentary inquiry.

    According to the document the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Economy and the State Border Service has been instructed to consider proposals for …