• Russia to Test Sixteen Ballistic Missiles in 2016

    The Strategic Rocket Forces of the Russian Federation (RVSN RF) plans to test launch 16 Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles in 2016.

    According to the website of the Russian Defense Ministry, the purpose of these launches is to develop new weapons and test the technical readiness of missile systems.

    Earlier it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin, during the Annual Expanded Board of the Ministry of Defence in December of 2015, announced that among the priority tasks of the Armed …

  • Yatsenyuk: Ukraine no Longer Purchases Gas from Russia

    According to the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, there are currently about 13 billion m3 of gas in Ukrainian storages.

    Ukraine refused further Russian gas supplies, as stated by the head of the Ukrainian Government, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, in the program "10 minutes with the Prime Minister."

    "On January 1st, the Russian Federation offered gas at the price of $212 per thousand m3. We do not buy gas from Russia, because we purchase gas from the European Union at a cheaper rate than we …

  • Stratfor: Russian FSB Purges Belligerent Separatist Commanders

    The Federal Security Service of Russia (FSB) has started to remove uncontrollable DPR-LPR (Donetsk People's Republic – Lugansk People's Republic) militants in the occupied Donbas region, as concluded by the American private intelligence analysis company, Stratfor.

    "The decrease in the attacks on the Ukrainian forces, which was observed by the private U.S. intelligence company, coincides with the reports of Ukrainian intelligence. There are an increased number of Russian FSB agents along the …

  • Nissan to Lay Off Hundreds of Employees at St. Petersburg Factory

    The employment press service of Saint Petersburg's citizens reported that more than 250 employees will be fired from the Nissan Motor Company in March of this year. The Nissan authorities in Saint Petersburg spoke about alleged cuts in late December. However, the exact number of employees subject to dismissal is still unknown.

    The Governor of Saint Petersburg, Georgy Poltavchenko, stated that there would be a reduction of 300 employees. Glavnoe reported that about 100 jobs would be saved.

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  • Duma Deputy: We Need To Bury Lenin

    The Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation from LDPR (Liberal Democratic Party of Russia), Ivan Sukharev, stated in his interview with the Russian News Service that it was past time to bury Lenin.

    Vladimir Ulyanov Lenin was the Chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars of the Soviet Union and one of the most significant and influential figures in history. He died on January 21st, 1924. On that day, the Soviet Government received hundreds of telegrams and letters with requests …