• Armenia restricts broadcasting of Russian TV channels

    The Armenian authorities have decided to restrict the broadcasting of Russian TV channels, RBC news agency reports.

    According to the Armenian Law on Audiovisual Media, which was signed on Wednesday by Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, the broadcasting of foreign channels, including Russian ones, can be carried out only on the basis of interstate agreements.

    Restrictions will affect only broadcasts on state networks. Cable networks, which are used by about 60% of Armenia’s population, are …

  • Zelensky and Lukashenko discuss extradition to Ukraine of Wagner mercenaries detained in Belarus

    Ukrainian President Volodymir Zelensky held a telephone conversation with the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, reported the Ukrainian presidential press service.

    "The presidents discussed in detail the issues related to the detention in Belarus at the end of July of a group of persons belonging to the Russian private military company the Wagner Group. The importance of further effective cooperation between the authorities of the two states, in particular in the context of the …

  • Serbia buys Chinese air defense systems

    The Serbian Armed Forces have bought three Chinese FK-3 anti-aircraft missile systems, an export version of China's H-22 medium-range air defense system.

    The FK-3 has a range of up to 100 km while H-22 has a range of 150-170 km.

    Serbia became the first foreign buyer of China's FK-3 air defense system, local media reported.

    Earlier, it was reported that the Serbian Defense Ministry purchased the Pantsir-S air defense system from Russia and intended to purchase the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft …

  • Poland: Nord Stream 2 will help Putin to buy more weapons

    During an online conference organized by the American think tank the Atlantic Council, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that he believes that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline will allow Russia to buy weapons using European money, reports Polskie Radio.

    "We would like such steps [construction of Nord Stream 2] to be taken on the basis of consensus in NATO," the head of the Polish government said. According to him, the North Atlantic Alliance is important for the preservation of peace …

  • Lukashenko warns Russia against destabilizing Belarus

    An attempt to destabilize the situation in Belarus will have dire consequences for Russia, said President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko in an address to parliament on Tuesday.

    "Billions of resources" and "new technologies" have been thrown against Belarus but these efforts may hit back like a boomerang,  said Lukashenko.

    "Don't throw nuclear weapons here. Do not blow up the situation, because it will set a heavy blaze as far as Vladivostok," he said.

    The Russians detained near Minsk, whom …