• Latvia has built the first 3 km of a fence along the border with Russia

    The representative of the State Border Guard of Latvia, Evgenia Poznyak, stated that the first three kilometers of a fence has been built along the Latvian-Russian border, Leta reported. The fence is three meters high and was built on the territory of the Ludza Border Guard Service.

    The Ludza region borders with the Pskov region of Russia and the Vitebsk region of Belarus. Latvian authorities are planning to complete the construction of the fence in four years. The building of the fence was …

  • Kerry: Russia is not an ally of the US in Syria, though it helps Washington in other areas

    Russia has not strengthened its position in the Middle East after the intervention in Syria, as stated by the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, in an interview with CBS that was conducted on Sunday, March 27, 2016. In his opinion, this idea is "ludicrous."

    Kerry stressed that Russia is not a US ally in Syria, although it helps Washington with other aspects that are in the "strategic interests" of the United States. In particular, according to him, Russia helped with Iran's nuclear agreement …

  • NATO jets follow Russian Defense Minister's plane over Baltic Sea

    NATO fighter aircraft followed a plane carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu on his way to the Kaliningrad region, TASS reported.

    Shoygu’s plane flew over international waters with an escort of Russian Su-27 naval aviation fighters, and was followed by NATO Eurofighter Typhoons at a distance of approximately two kilometers.

    According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, Shoygu travelled to Kaliningrad in order to inspect the Chkalovsk airfield as well as the Admiral F. F. Ushakov …

  • US Embassy in Moscow discloses information about the CIA Director's visit to Russia earlier this month

    A spokesman for the US Embassy in Russia, William Stevens, discussed CIA Director John Brennan’s visit to Moscow, on Monday, March 28th, RIA Novosti reported.

    According to the embassy spokesman, Brennan discussed the observance of the truce in Syria with Russian authorities and stressed the necessity of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad leaving his post.

    "Director Brennan visited Moscow in early March to communicate to Russian officials the importance for Russia and the Assad regime to adhere …

  • Opponents to the union of Moldova and Romania protested in Chisinau

    Newsmaker reported that a protest took place on the 27th of March against the movement to reunify Moldova with Romania near the monument of Stefan cel Mare. About 100 people attended the rally. They marched through the city from the Arch of Victory in the Great National Assembly Square to the monument.

    The protest was led by the leader of the Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova, Igor Dodon, the Chairman of the Association of Historians Pro-Moldova, Petro Shornikov, the Chairman of …