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Armenia threatens Putin with arrest if he visits the country
The deputy of the "Civil Contract" faction of the Armenian National Assembly, member of the standing committee on defense and security issues, Gagik Melkoyan said Vladimir Putin should be arrested if he visits Armenia.
"If Putin comes to Armenia, he should be arrested. Putin better stay in his country. If we are part of these agreements (the Rome Statute), we must fulfill our obligations. Let Russia solve its problems with Ukraine," the news outlet Factor quotes Melkonyan as saying.
On March 2 …
German media: Putin fears the day Ukraine begins its counteroffensive
Russian president Vladimir Putin fears Day X, when Ukraine will receive all the weapons promised by its Western allies. These will be "historical days for Ukraine," writes the German tabloid Bild.
According to the publication, last weekend dozens of German battle tanks and IFVs arrived in Ukraine, including more than twenty ultra-modern Leopards-2A6 and up to forty Marder vehicles.
Ukrainian crews trained for six weeks in Germany to operate the tanks and IVFs supplied from the reserves of the …
Ukrainian counteroffensive may begin in Bakhmut
The Russian troops have been trying to capture Bakhmut since the last summer with limited success - the city has become the "Ukrainian Stalingrad".
The Ukrainian counteroffensive will take place in April, and its success is almost a foregone conclusion, reports the world media. According to the reports, the Ukrainian counteroffensive can begin precisely from Bakhmut in the Donetsk region.
"Bakhmut will be the answer. The counterattack of the Ukrainian Armed Forces can begin where the Russian …
Russian Ministry for State Security and army barracks hit by Ukrainian missile strikes in occupied Melitopol
This morning, the occupied city of Melitopol, in Zaporizhzhia region, was rocked by five powerful explosions. A column of black smoke rose above the Russian facilities, reported the telegram channel RIA-Melitopol.
According to eyewitnesses, "after the explosions, the occupiers were running out in panic, some in their underpants."
According to the Melitopol mayor, Ivan Fedorov, buildings of the Russian Ministry of State Security (MGB) were destroyed. As Fedorov explained on the air of the TV …
Putin: Russia will produce and modernize more than 1600 tanks
Russia intends to produce and modernize a total of more than 1600 tanks in the next three years, said Russian president Vladimir Putin
"The arsonists [Ukraine’s western partners] plan to send 420 or 440 tanks to Ukraine. The same situation is with the ammunition. During this time, we will produce new and modernize over 1600 existing tanks. The total number of tanks in the Russian army will exceed three times the number of tanks of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Even more than three times. I'm not …
Putin: Russia to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus
Moscow and Minsk have agreed to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in the territory of Belarus, said Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with the TV channel Russia 24.
Putin said that on July 1, the construction of the storage facility will be completed, and stressed that the weapons will be deployed "without violating the obligations under the START Treaty." According to him, the reason for this step was the UK's intention to supply of ammunition with depleted uranium to Ukraine. …
A year later Russia confirms the loss of warship in a Ukrainian missile strike
A commemorative plaque was opened to the sailors of large landing ships Saratov, Novocherkassk and Caesar Kunikov, who died in March last year during a missile strike of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. At the event, the commander of the Crimean naval base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, Rear Admiral Felix Menkov, confirmed the loss of the Saratov, the newspaper Kommersant reports.
"A year ago, during the fighting, we lost a large landing ship Saratov, lost the personnel of the landing ships …
After Xi's visit to Moscow Chinese logistics giant stops shipping goods to Russia
After the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Moscow, during which the Russian and Chinese sides declared a strategic partnership and economic cooperation, the largest logistics company in China stopped the shipment of goods to Russia from its warehouses in Shanghai and Shenzhen.
The news outlet Baza reports, citing a source working in a purchasing department of one of the Russian companies, that the Chinese OOCL Logistics refuses to ship to Russia dresses, skirts, pants, shoes, and other …
Kremlin caught off guard by International Criminal Court’s arrest warrant for Putin
The decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to issue an arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin was perceived by the Kremlin as the "most unexpected step" taken by the West, reports Meduza, citing sources close to the Russian presidential administration.
According to the interlocutors of the publication, the Russian authorities were not ready for such a situation. In addition, the possibility of Putin's arrest abroad confuses the Kremlin's plans to promote the image of the …
Ukraine claims to have destroyed Russian Kalibr cruise missiles in overnight drone attack on Crimea
On the evening of March 20, several explosions were heard in the city of Dzhankoy in the annexed Crimea. Later, power outage was reported in some areas of the city.
The Russian authorities of the Crimea and the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation announced the attack of several drones on the city. The drones were allegedly shot down, but their wreckage damaged a house and a store. One person was injured. The Crimean authorities claim that the drones targeted civilian objects. The …