• Malta seizes $1 billion of Russia printed Libyan currency destined for Haftar’s government

    The Maltese government has seized more than $1 billion of "counterfeit" Libyan currency that was printed by the Russian state-owned company Goznak, stated the U.S  State Department on its website.

    The seizure of a batch of Libyan dinars, which is worth $1.1 billion, was carried out on May 26, the statement said, in terms of the U.S. currency.

    “$1.1 billion of counterfeit Libyan currency printed by Joint Stock Company Goznak—a Russian state-owned company—and ordered by an illegitimate parallel …

  • Russia prepares to test Putin's nuclear torpedo

    The Russian military is preparing to carry out the first launch of the Poseidon unmanned underwater vehicle, one of five "super-weapons" announced by President Vladimir Putin in a message to the Federal Assembly in 2018, reports RIA Novosti citing a source in the Russian Defense Industry.

    According to him, the first launch of Poseidon - an unmanned nuclear torpedo, which can silently get to the enemy and hit, for example, aircraft carrying groups and coastal infrastructure - is planned for the …

  • Russia to expand military and naval bases in Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the government's proposal to sign an amendment to the 2015 agreement on the deployment of a group of Russian military aviation in Syria. The document that has been published on Kremlin’s website of the legal information requests that the Russian Defense Ministry negotiate with the Syrian government the transfer of additional real estate and water area to the Russian military.

    "To instruct the Russian Defense Ministry to hold talks with the Syrian …

  • Kremlin vows to continue construction of Nord Stream 2 despite sanctions

    The new sanctions which the U.S. is planning to impose against Nord Stream-2 will not disrupt its construction, stated Russian President’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, TASS reports.

    According to him, Moscow has not changed its plans for this gas pipeline and Russian authorities view any sanctions “extremely negatively".

    "We believe that such attempts are nothing but an act of unfair competition and are contrary to international law," he said.

    The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell …

  • Russian mercenaries start leaving Libya

    Fighters of the Russian private military company Wagner arrived at Bani Waled airfield in Libya. The video published on Thursday, May 28, by the Telegram channel "Military Informant" shows vehicles loaded with equipment entering the airfield. The Wagner fighters can be seen near the cargo plane. Presumably, they are leaving the country. As the Military Informant notes, it is not known at this time whether all troops will be withdrawn from Libya or whether it is a rotation of the personnel. …