This month, the United States worked out a scenario of a nuclear strike on Russia simultaneously from the eastern and western directions, said Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu during talks with the Chinese Minister of National Defense, Wei Fenghe.
The flights of the US Air Force strategic bombers have significantly intensified in the immediate vicinity of the Russian eastern border, Shoygu said. According to him, last year, American warplanes capable of carrying nuclear weapons performed …
In response to reports about the possibility of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service accused the United States of "provoking the escalation in the East of Ukraine."
"Washington officials are actively scaring the world community with Russia's alleged preparations for aggression against Ukraine." Russian intelligence quoted the statement of the Minister of Propaganda of Hitler's Germany, Joseph Goebbels, that “the crowd willingly believes the lies”.
"We are …
Russia held military exercises using Triumph and Pantsir air defense missile systems, reported the Russian Defense Ministry.
"Combat crews of S-400 Triumph and Pantsir anti-aircraft missile systems from the Air Defense Forces of the Southern Military District conducted planned exercises to detect, track and destroy cruise missiles of a conditional enemy. The air targets of the conditional enemy "were modeled electronically with different parameters of flight speed and altitude, which made it …
The topic of Ukraine will be raised during the next meeting between the presidents of the United States and the Russian Federation, Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin. The sides are currently agreeing on the timing and format of the meeting, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
"During the next contact between our presidents - its timing and other parameters are now being discussed - of course, the Ukrainian topic will arise one way or another," Interfax quoted Lavrov as saying.
U.S. intelligence warns European allies of the growing likelihood of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, CBS News reported, citing U.S. officials familiar with the situation.
According to the US military, the beginning of the Russian military operation will depend on the weather conditions. It can start within a few weeks, when the cold weather sets in.
Tens of thousands of Russian troops are amassed on the border with Ukraine, and unlike the April build-up, this time Washington is not inclined to …
Poland is considering the possibility of serious sanctions against Belarus, including the closure of the border for cargo and trade transit, said Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki at a joint press conference with the Estonian Prime Minister, Kaja Kallas.
"We are considering imposing increasingly serious economic sanctions, including the closure of the Polish-Belarusian border," he said, stressing that everything will depend on the actions of the Belarusian authorities. "We want to give …
Moscow and Washington have reached positive achievements in the negotiation process, although a number of difficulties remain in relations between the tow countries, said the representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on air of Radio Rossiya.
As an example, Zakharova pointed out to the joint draft resolution of Russia and the United States against the use of information and communication technologies for criminal purposes. "I think that a couple of months ago, if I had said …
The Finnish authorities are discussing a possibility of building a fence on the border with Russia. The length of this border stretch is more than a thousand kilometers.
According to the newspaper Yle, the issue was brought up by the former Minister of the Interior and an MP from the opposition Coalition Party Kai Mykkänen who spoke in favor of building barriers on the eastern border to prevent migrants from entering the country.
The politician pointed out that Poland, Lithuania, and Estonia …
If a conflict is unleashed on the territory of Belarus, NATO and Russia will be drawn into it, said self-proclaimed president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko in an interview with the BBC, part of which was published by Belarusian state agency BelTA .
According to Lukashenko, the West has not yet paid the Belarusian people for the losses that they suffered in the Second World War but it is already trying to unleash a new war.
"You understand that if you unleash a war here in Belarus , NATO …
The Turkish company Baykar Defence will build in Ukraine a plant for production and modernization of Bayraktar TB2 drones and also a center for their testing, maintenance and personnel training, said the CEO of Baykar Defence, Haluk Bayraktar.
"We have many projects at the implementation stage," Bayraktar said.
He noted that the first successful test of cooperation was the production of the Akinci drone with an engine built by Ivchenko-Progress. After that, Turkish companies began to …