• Memorial: Tver resident Andrei Bubeev is a political prisoner

    The Civil Rights Defense Center’s publication, Memorial, recognized a resident of Tver, Andrei Bubeev, as political prisoner, who is accused of publicly calling for separatism and extremism.

    The website of the center reports that the grounds for instituting criminal proceedings against Bubeev were posts in social networks of an article by Boris Stomakhin called Crimea is Ukraine! and a picture which shows a hand squeezing toothpaste from a tube, with a caption saying, "Squeeze Russia out of …

  • Breedlove: NATO contingent in Estonia should not be made up of only US soldiers

    NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, General Philip Breedlove, stated that the preliminary deployment of NATO troops in Estonia should be international and not consist of only soldiers from the United States Forces.

    “The work to ensure that NATO will be able to respond to threats from the east and south is in progress. The plan on strengthening NATO’s presence in the Baltic States will be adopted at the NATO Summit in July,” Breedlove stated in his interview to the journalists on Tuesday in …

  • Rzeczpospolita: Putin's allies have lost billions of dollars due to sanctions

    The publication wrote that Timchenko had lost about four billion dollars and Rotenberg, about three billion.

    During the two years that sanctions have been imposed by the EU and the U.S. against Russia due to the war against Ukraine, friends of President Vladimir Putin have lost billions of dollars.

    Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita reported this issue, adding that Gennady Timchenko, who is “number one” in all the “blacklists” of the West is the most affected by the economic pressure. Before the …

  • Moldova insists on the withdrawal of the Russian troops from Transnistria

    The Republic of Moldova reaffirms its position on the withdrawal of Russian troops and weapons from Transnistria. This was announced during the Moldovan-Russian consultations that took place in Chișinău, the news agency UKRINFORM reported.

    The head of the Moldovan delegation, Darii Lillian, who is the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, said that Moldova insists on the replacement of the Russian peacekeepers in the security zone on the Dniester by the mission of the …

  • Russian arms deals exceed $50 billion

    The export contracts of Russian weapons accounts to more than $54 billion  the Deputy Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation of the Russian Federation, Anatoly Punchuk, said in an interview with the news agency RIA Novosti. "As for the orders portfolio, today it is over $54 billion," Punchuk said.

    As reported, after the operation in Syria, Russia received many requests to sell military equipment. 

    Algeria intends to buy 12 Su-34 frontline bombers and 10 Su-35C. …