Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius urged his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, not to create enemies, Delfi.it reported. His comment was made in response to Lavrov’s statement that Lithuania "is the most Russophobic country in the Baltic."
"I would recommend that my colleague Lavrov not create enemies, as is already the tradition," he noted.
"We respect Russian culture, we have a number of activities for which there come intellectuals, journalists, writers, and political …
A Russian Su-27 fighter has once again made a dangerous maneuver near an American spy plane in international airspace over the Baltic Sea. This was stated by the representatives of the US Department of Defense, CNN reported.
CNN said that the Russian Su-27 performed an aerobatics barrel roll (360 degrees revolution around the longitudinal axis) about 30 meters from the American plane.
According to Reuters, Pentagon spokesman Bill Urban said that such actions of the Russian fighter jet may …
Local bandits are trying to exchange dollars, Euros and Ukrainian hryvnias, stolen from ATMs of Lugansk and Donetsk regions of Ukraine, in Russian banks, Forbes journalist Anton Berzhitskii wrote.
Several bankers and a source in law enforcement told Forbes that a significant amount of bills that were stolen from ATMs and bank vaults of Donbas and Lugansk region have emerged in Moscow. Mediators are trying to unofficially exchange these bills with a discount, using their acquaintances with top- …
On April 28th, a Republican member of the U.S. Congress, Duncan Hunter, during a discussion in the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services stated that the United States shouldn’t support the military modernization of Russia by buying rocket engines to launch American military satellites.
“There is no reason to fill Putin’s pockets, when we don’t need 18 rocket engines right now. Do you see that when you vote for it, you will be contributing to Russian military modernization,” Duncan Hunter …
NATO is planning to transfer four battalions of 4,000 soldiers to the Alliance’s eastern border with Russia, the Wall Street Journal reported. The soldiers will be stationed primarily in Poland and the Baltic states.
The US plans to contribute two battalions, while Germany and the UK will likely contribute one battalion each.
According to US Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work, “The Russians have been doing a lot of snap exercises right up against the borders, with a lot of troops. From …