Contents tagged with Russia 24

  • Ukrainian Intelligence accuses Putin of orchestrating terrorist attack at Moscow's Crocus city hall concert venue

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is behind the terrorist act that took place on the evening of 22 March at the Crocus City Hall concert venue in the Moscow region, said Andriy Yusov, spokesperson for the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defence. Western security services had hinted at such an event weeks before, warning of a threat, Yusov told the Ukrayinska Pravda news outlet.

    Yusov stated that the events in the Moscow region represent “a deliberate provocation by Putin.” He …

  • First mercenary from the private military company created by Russian gas giant Gazprom captured by Ukrainian Forces

    The first mercenary of the private military company Redut, which was formed from the employees of the Russian gas giant, Gazprom, was captured by the Ukrainian military. A video of his interrogation was published on the Telegram Channel Operational ZSU.

    In the video, a native of Orenburg said that before being sent to Ukraine, he worked at Gazprom as a senior security guard.

    “Gazprom has created a division called Potok. Potok was handed over to the Redut PMC," the prisoner explained during …

  • Russian SU-24 military aircraft crashes in Syria

    Russian Su-24 military aircraft skidded off the runway and crashed at the time of take off at the Khmeimim air base in Syria.  All the crew was killed.

    The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed the accident.

    “On October 10, a Su-24 skidded off the runway and crashed while accelerating to take off for a combat task from Khmeimim Airbase in Syria,” the statement said.

    The crew of the aircraft did not manage to eject and was killed instantaneously, Interfax reports citing an official from the …