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  • 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 …

  • China blocks Putin's Article on World War II

    The Chinese translation of the article "75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future," in which Putin justifies the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, holds the Polish leadership responsible for Hitler's attack on the country and calls the Baltic countries' accession to the USSR legal, appeared on the Chinese version of the Sputnik website (part of the "Russia Today") on June 20.

    According to the news outlet Meduza, the article was blocked on the same day and,  …

  • Russia suspends deliveries of S-400 missiles to China

    Russian newest S-400 air defense systems, acquired by China several years ago, were left without anti-aircraft guided missiles because Russia decided to stop supplying these weapons to China, reports the Chinese newspaper Sohu. The Russian side could not name the timing for the resumption of deliveries. It has been almost five months since the supplies have stopped.

    "This time, Russia announced the postponement of the delivery of missiles for the Chinese S-400 system. To a certain extent, we …

  • Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov rusted beyond repair

    Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, which is currently the only Russian aircraft carrier in service, contrary to the intended repair, "broke" even more in a year. Judging by satellite images published by the Chinese publication Sohu, there has been no repairs done on the warship yet. However, in one a year, its deck has rusted significantly so that it became noticeable even from outer space.

    Satellite images show that there is no real progress in repairing the admiral Kuznetsov …

  • EU to impose sanctions against Russia, China and North Korea for cybercrimes

    The European Union has prepared sanctions against Russia, China and North for cybercrimes against a number of countries. The security agencies of Russia, China and North Korea fell under the EU restrictions.

    “EU ambassadors have today decided to adopt asset freezes against Russia's GRU military intel & the intel services of China and NorthKorea over the cyberattacks WannaCry, NotPetya & Cloud Hopper. there will also be visa bans & asset freezes on 6 Russian & Chinese officials,” reported …

  • Russia rejects U.S. nuclear weapons ultimatum

    The U.S. may not expect Russia to try to bring China to the negotiating table on strategic weapons, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov during an online discussion organized by the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

    According to Ryabkov, the Americans made such a demand at the negotiations on the extension of the START 3 treaty, the last existing agreement limiting the number of nuclear warheads in the United States and Russia.

    The treaty, which expires in 2021, has …

  • Russia begins work on new gas pipeline to China

    Nord Stream-2 is not yet completed, but Russian gas giant Gazprom has already started designing a new gas pipeline, which will transport Russian gas to China via Mongolia. On Monday, the head of Russia's Gazprom, Alexei Miller, announced the start of work on the Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline.

    "On behalf of the Russian President, Gazprom has started design and preparatory work on the Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline. It could become a new export channel with a capacity of up to 50 billion …

  • Billionaire Deripaska accuses China of destroying Russia's climate

    China and other countries of Southeast Asia have barbaric attitude towards the environment, which provoked a "strange" winter and other adverse climatic phenomena in Russia, said Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska.

    "Floods, fires, which this year began earlier than usual in Siberia, incomprehensible winter a second year in a row, drought, which is likely to lead to serious crop failure in the European part of Russia - all these unpleasant surprises are a consequence of the barbaric attitude to …

  • Chinese media: Russia to respond to NATO threat in Black Sea

    Russia will deploy Project 22350 frigates in the Black Sea in response to the threat from NATO, writes the Chinese newspaper Renmin Ribao.

    The author of the publication called the Black Sea region one of the main places of confrontation between Russia and the North Atlantic Alliance and noted that the latter has been constantly strengthening the military presence there since 2017 - sending warships and reconnaissance aircraft.

    "In the face of the threat from NATO, Russia is taking measures to …

  • China tightens border control with Russia due to increased coronavirus cases

    Authorities in Heilongjiang Province in northern China are stepping up control measures on the border with Russia due to the increase in the number of imported coronavirus cases, reported the Chinese newspaper Renmin Ribao.

    Because of the increase in such cases, the provincial authorities extended the closure of the Suifenhe (Heilongjiang- Primorye) border crossing, with the exception of freight traffic. The rules for the inspection of goods have been tightened. All arrivals are required to …