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14 Russian sailors were killed by a fire on board a deepwater nuclear submersible, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday.
The fire broke out on 1 July. The submariners were in Russian territorial waters in a submersible designed to study the sea floor. Their deaths resulted from poisoning by combustion byproducts. According to the local media, the accident took place on Monday evening at about 9 PM Moscow time.
The exact number of people on board is not known. According to …
Russia has identified and suppressed US attempts to commit cyber attacks on infrastructure management systems, Russian news agencies RIA Novosti and TASS reported, citing an unnamed security source.
A few days ago, the New York Times, citing unnamed government sources, reported that the United States had introduced potentially malicious computer code into the Russian power supply system in order to deploy its cyber-tools.
According to the newspaper, President Donald Trump had no knowledge of …
Russian Ministry of Defense stated that Russian Su-27 fighter jets intercepted several strategic bombers of the US air force, which approaching Russian borders in the Black and Baltic sea, reports RIA Novosti News Agency.
The military department of Russia noted that there had been no violations of the Russian border.
It is not the first time that the American strategic bombers fly near Russian borders. In March, a strategic B-52 bomber flew over the Baltic sea. Russian Su-27 bomber …
In an interview with a program "Moscow. Kremlin. Putin" on Russia 1 TV channel the Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that a full-format meeting between Vladimir Putin and the US President Donald Trump might take place a day before the G20 Summit in Osaka.
Peskov noted that there had been no initiative from Washington on the meeting of the Presidents. He added that in this case, it is necessary to "pay close attention to the details." "Trump previously said that he " …
In an episode of the program “Moscow. Kremlin. Putin”, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said that Putin has taken a wait-and-see attitude towards Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelensky, because it is not yet clear what his approach will be towards the essential items on the agenda, Interfax reports. In particular, it is unclear whether Ukraine will maintain its “hostile” stance toward Russia. The Kremlin would also like to understand the new president’s attitude to the Minsk Agreements. …
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro will make an official visit to Russia soon, reports the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela on Twitter.
"Soon the President Nicolás Maduro will sign new agreements in Russia for the benefit of the people," the report said.
At the same time, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry did not specify the dates of Maduro's visit to Russia, and also did not specify what agreements are mentioned.
Commenting on this information, the Press …
China is continuing to reduce its investments in Russia, despite Russian officials’ attempts to bring the country’s economic policy back to the East, finanz.ru reports.
By the end of 2018, China’s total direct investments in Russia had fallen by 24%, from $3.59 billion to $2.62 billion, according to statistics published by the Bank of Russia on 30 May.
Over the year, Chinese investors withdrew another $969 million from the real sector of the economy. 80% of this amount, $774 million, resulted …
“There is still a fairly high concentration of terrorists and militants in Idlib who, taking advantage of their numbers, attack civilian targets and carry out violent attacks on Russian military targets. This is unacceptable," RIA Novosti quoted him saying.
According to him, Russia is cooperating with Turkey when it comes to Idlib. More specifically, Turkey “is responsible for ensuring that such attacks do not occur.”
“You know, the Sochi agreements are in effect here, work is being done in …
Russia has blocked a UN Security Council statement calling for confirmation of the ceasefire in Idlib, Syria, a source in the council reported on 3 June.
The statement, drafted by the “humanitarian three” – Belgium, Germany and Kuwait – calls for “all parties to return to full compliance with the Russian-Turkish ceasefire agreement”. The document also emphasizes that the return of Syrian refugees “must be safe, voluntary and dignified” and that violations of international law must be punished. …
The Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin's meeting with Volodymyr Zelensky in the Normandy format would be possible only when the specific conditions will be met, reports TASS news agency.
Kremlin's representative noted that after the change of power in Ukraine, the discussion of the fact that the Minsk agreements have not been implemented resumed.
Peskov stressed that it is necessary to discuss this, including at the highest level in the Normandy …