• NATO acknowledged that it is losing the information war with Russia

    The NATO Command called on its allies in Western countries to actively combat the spread of misinformation that accompanies Russian military adventures, the Voice of America reported. The Director of NATO’s Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, Jānis Sārts, stated that the West is trying to catch up to the Russian Federation in this area.

    “The technology is ours. The powerhouses of the market are located in our countries. However, we are holding this discussion, feeling that players …

  • Dutch Ambassador to be summoned by Russian Foreign Ministry over MH17 investigation

    The Ambassador from the Netherlands to the Russian Federation will be summoned on October 3 to the Russian Foreign Ministry for “further explanation of the reasons for Russia’s rejection of the methods of work of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT).” On Friday, September 30, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, said that according to her, the Dutch will not accept any criticism against the intermediate results of the investigation into the cause of the crash of the …

  • Russian MFA spokeswoman: US actions against Syrian government would lead to 'tectonic shifts'

    Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that if the US were to directly engage Syrian government forces, it would lead to “tectonic shifts” in the Middle East, RIA Novosti reported.

    "My goal is to explain why it is so important to stay in line with the agreements [between the US, Russia, and Damascus]. If the US carries out direct aggression against Damascus and the Syrian army, it will lead to terrible, tectonic shifts, not only in this country [Syria], but also in the …

  • Russia and Azerbaijan agree on joint production of tactical missiles

    Russia and Azerbaijan have signed a memorandum on joint production of air missiles. This was reported by the Azerbaijani military magazine, AzeriDefense.

    According to AzeriDefense, the document was signed by the representatives of the Sharg enterprise belonging to the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan and the Russian state-owned corporation Tactical Missile Weapons.

    The document was signed on the sidelines of the international military expo “Adex 2016” taking place in Baku, the capital of …

  • Media: Canada and Poland could send tanks to Latvia

    Delfi news portal reports that according to LETA, Latvia’s primary information agency, next year Canada might send LAV 6.0 armored vehicles to an international battalion to strengthen the security of Latvia; Poland might send tanks.

    The Ministry of Defense of Latvia did not comment on the plans of the Allies, though in early September, Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis confirmed that the battle group of the multinational battalion led by Canadian forces, which is located in Latvia, …