• British Foreign Secretary says Russia is a global threat

    Philip Hammond said that Russia ignores the norms of international behavior and violates the rules of the international system.

    “Russia is a global threat, because its politics are contrary to international legal norms,” as said by the British Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, at a press conference in Tbilisi, during his visit to Georgia, Deutsche Welle reported.

    "Russia ignores the norms of international behavior and violates the rules of the international system. It is a challenge and a …

  • Several countries interested in purchasing Russian Su-34 bombers after seeing them in action in Syria

    Several countries are showing increased interest in purchasing Russian Su-34 frontline bombers after witnessing the aircraft in action during the Syrian operation, according to Deputy CEO of Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport, Sergey Goreslavsky, TASS reported.

    "Without a doubt, the interest has increased and I want to say that dozens of Rosoboronexport delegates are on foreign business trips weekly and a very intense process of negotiations is under way with countries from the …

  • Ukrainian Border Guard Service reports presence of FSB ship near Mariupol

    The Russian ship "And Quiet Flows the Don" of the Coast Guard of the Border Service of the Federal Security Service of Russia (FSB) was spotted near Mariupol on the 28th of March, 2016, as reported by Krym.Realii.

    The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported on March 30th that "The target has been identified as an unarmed patrol vessel of the Russian coast guard. The ships of the Sea Guard of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine went to escort and monitor 'And Quiet Flows the Don'  …

  • Foreign Affairs Committee of Ukrainian Verkohvna Rada approves draft to sever diplomatic ties with Russia

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has approved the draft on severing diplomatic relations with Russia, as Ukrayinska Pravda reports on Wednesday, March 30th.

    Four deputies of the Foreign Affairs Committee voted for the recommendation of this regulation and three abstained from voting.

    The authors of the document are deputies Oksana Korchinskaya and Yury-Bogdan Shukhevich from “the radical party”, a member of the “Block Petro Poroshenko” Oleg Petrenko and unaffiliated deputy Vladimir Parasyuk. …

  • Nearly 20 foreign nationals detained in Moscow

    Nearly 20 foreign citizens have been detained in Moscow, according to reports they have been suspected of being involved with the so-called Islamic State, which is prohibited in Russia.

    A joint operation of the Federal Security Service and the Ministry of Internal Affairs was carried out in several locations at the same time. According to NTV, riot policemen did not participate. According to different sources, the detainees, including citizens of Uzbekistan and Turkey, offered no resistance. …