Contents tagged with USA

  • Putin’s associate Prigozhin admits interfering in U.S. elections

    Russian oligarch and founder of the private military company Wagner Yevgeny Prigozhin responded to the question of the website "Russia News" about Russia’s "attempts to intervene" in the U.S. elections, in particular, in the midterm elections to Congress, which are held on November 8.

    "I will answer you very subtly, delicately and, I apologize, I will allow a certain ambiguity," Prigozhin replied ironically and sarcastically on his VKontakte page of his company Concord. " Gentlemen, we have …

  • Moldova joins US sanctions against pro-Russian politicians

    The Commission for Emergency Situations (CSE) of Moldova imposed sanctions on persons included in the US sanctions list, who are considered participants in "constant campaigns of malicious influence of the Kremlin" and involved in systemic corruption in the republic, reported the Moldovan news agency Realitatea.

    Agreements made by individuals and legal entities included in the US sanctions list will be carefully inspected by the Moldovan authorities.

    The list of persons suspected of having …

  • Russia threatens to shoot down U.S. satellites used by Ukraine

    U.S. commercial satellites, which are used to support the Ukrainian Armed Forces, could become "legitimate targets" for a Russian strike, said Konstantin Vorontsov, deputy director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Department for Non-proliferation and Arms Control. These satellites include Elon Musk's systems, as well as satellites of American companies Planet Labs and Maxar.

    "These are space components of civilian infrastructure, including commercial, which are used by the United States and …

  • Kremlin: deliveries of American air defense systems will not change Russia’s goals in Ukraine

    Deliveries of American air defense systems to Ukraine will not change "Russia's goals as part of a special operation,” said Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

    Peskov noted that Russia sees signals from the United States about its intentions to continue supplying weapons to Ukraine. According to Peskov, this "makes the conflict even more painful for Ukraine."

    In addition, he confirmed Putin's meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on October 13.

    After yesterday's …

  • Poland asks U.S. to deploy nuclear weapons to its territory

    Amid the threats coming from Russia, Poland has started negotiations with its American partners on participation in the program of joint use of nuclear weapons, said the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, in an interview with Gazeta Polska.

    According to Duda, Poland is not a nuclear state, but is a member of NATO. Therefore, the country can get nuclear weapons soon.

    "The first problem is that we don't have nuclear weapons. There is no indication that we, as Poland, will get them in the near …

  • Kyiv: U.S. is supplying Ukraine with devices to counter Iranian drones used by Russia

    Ukraine is already receiving from the United States devices to counter the Iranian drones, after Israel gave its consent, said the Ukrainian Ambassador to Israel Yevhen Korniychuk on air of national telemarathon.

    "In fact, Iranian drones are copies of American ones that were shot down by Iran in Syria. They copied them as close as possible. But, of course, the Israeli industry working in this sector, it is actually the entire joint venture with the United States. And, according to my …

  • U.S. Ambassador: Washington has developed an action plan in the event that Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

    The United States of America is developing an action plan in the event that Russia uses nuclear weapons, said US Ambassador Bridget Brink in an interview with Evropeyska Pravda.

    "We are working on this in the United States and discussing together with partners how we could act in response to those actions that would be completely unacceptable. And the President said it very clearly," she said.

    She recalled that both the United States and the Russian Federation "stated that it is impossible to …

  • Russia warns U.S. against delivering longer-range missiles to Ukraine

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said that if the United States provides Ukraine with long-range missiles, it will make Washington a "party to the conflict" and Russia will "adequately" respond to this.

    "If Washington decides to supply Kiev with longer-range missiles, it will cross the red line and become a direct party to the conflict. We reserve the right to defend our territory by all means available to us," said the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. …

  • Russia accuses the U.S. of directly fighting alongside Ukraine

    The Russian Defense Ministry has accused the United States of "direct involvement" in the war on the side of Ukraine because Kyiv allegedly coordinates with Washington the targets for its missile strikes.

    The Russian Defense Ministry referred to an interview of the Ukrainian Major General, Deputy Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate, Vadym Skibitsky, for the British newspaper The Telegraph. Skibitsky said that before HIMARS strikes consultations are taking place between representatives of …

  • Lavrov: Russia wants to avoid nuclear war

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russian wants to avoid a nuclear war.

    "This is our principled position. We proceed from it, and, of course, now, when the risks are very, very significant, I would not like these risks to be artificially inflated. But there are a lot of people who want this. The danger is serious, it is real, it cannot be underestimated," Lavrov said on the air of the program "The Big Game" on Russia 1 TV Channel.

    Lavrov also said that he hopes that Western …