Russia to supply C-300 missiles to Iran
Russia will supply S-300 air missile systems to Iran.
S-300 will strengthen Iran’s defense and make attacks on their military targets challenging."Agreement to supply S-300 missile systems to Iran came into effect" – stated the Head of the “Russian Technologies” State Corporation, Sergey Chemezov.The signing of the agreement means that S-300 will become the first shipment of Russian weapons to be supplied to Iran after the international sanctions were lifted. Supply of these missile systems …
Name of Putin's daughter revealed
As reported by Reuters, Putin's daughter Katerina uses the last name of Tikhonova.Katerina's identity was revealed by Andrey Akimov, deputy chairman of Russia's Gazprombank.Reuters has also learned that earlier this year Katerina, 29, described herself as the “spouse” of Kirill Shamalov, son of Nikolai Shamalov, a longtime friend of Putin. Shamalov senior is a shareholder in Bank Rossiya, which U.S. officials have described as the personal bank of the Russian elite. Katerina and Kirill, 33, …
White House compares Putin with Stalin
While honoring victims of the Holodomor, a mass starvation in the 1930's Soviet Union, the White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest subtly compared Russia's Vladimir Putin with Soviet premier Josef Stalin.
"The Holodomor was inflicted on the people of Ukraine, a country who continues to experience massive political struggles today. The Ukrainian people face new threats to their territory and well-being, they have once again demonstrated their resolute commitment to human dignity," Earnest said. …
10 Euros to avoid security checks in Egyptian Sharm El Sheikh airport
Security agents of the Sharm El Sheikh airport, inspecting baggage with X-ray scanners, take bribes from passengers for turning a blind eye to the content of their bags – reports Associated Press agency.
Associated Press’s journalists carried out an independent investigation and found that in Sharm El Sheikh airport from where Airbus 321 of the Russian airline”Kogalymavia” had flown and then crashed in the Sinai, numerous violations had been observed for a long time. The main reason of abuses …
The founder of 'Russia Today' found dead in Washington
The Russian embassy in Washington has confirmed that the person found dead in the hotel room in the center of USA capital is indeed Michael Lesin. Lesin had been staying at Hotel Dupont when he was found Thursday, according to ABC News.From 1999 to 2004, Lesin served as Russia's Minister of Press, Television and Radio, and also a media advisor to the Russian President.From 2013 to 2014 Lesin was the head of the media holding "Gazprom-Media," the state-controlled media giant.Lesin is credited …