Tag: Russia

US missile defense facilities in Europe located within Russia’s reach

Missile defense facilities of the United States in Europe are located within a reach of Russia’s effective striking forces, Strategic Missile Force Commander Colonel-General Sergei Karakayev said in an interview with Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper. “We must not forget that the European missile defense facilities are located within the reach of other [not nuclear] effective striking […]

World War 3: Secretive ELITE Russian unit shows TERRORIST tactical training for FIRST time

RUSSIAN TV for the first time has offered a glimpse into the training of elite special unit forces as they stormed a mock-up building and engaged with “terrorists”. To complicate the exercise, sirens were blaring while red and blue lights flashed to ensure that they can effectively operate in high-stress situations in real life emergencies. […]

Russia sharply increases number of troops along Ukraine border

Ukraine is taking measures to address the threat of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said Russia has sharply increased the number of its troops along the border with Ukraine and in Russian-occupied Crimea. “We have complete information about the sharp increase in Russian troops along our border and in […]

Russia warns US

A senior Russian diplomat has warned that the planned U.S. withdrawal from a Cold War-era arms control pact could critically upset stability in Europe. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Monday that if the U.S. deploys intermediate range missiles in Europe after opting out of the treaty banning their use, it will allow Washington to […]

EU, RUSSIA, CHINA emphasized to keep commercial ties with Iran

The European Union, Russia, and China have emphasized they will keep commercial ties with Iran despite a new wave of sanctions imposed by the United States that covers Iran’s energy and banking field. On Saturday Iran requested European guarantees of backing in the face of Washington’s intent to re-impose sanctions on vital Iranian oil sales […]

Russia-Israel crisis deepens after latest IAF strike in Syria

Even after the Russian plane’s downing, Israel attacked in Syria again. As a result, the personal ties between Lieberman and his Russian counterpart Shoygu have been severed, and the Kremlin is rejecting any attempt by Netanyahu to schedule a meeting with Putin. Moscow was raging mad and the Russian liaison officers at the Hmeimim base […]

Trump says U.S. to exit landmark nuclear arms pact, Russia threatens retaliation

President Donald Trump said Washington would withdraw from a landmark Cold War-era treaty that eliminated nuclear missiles from Europe because Russia was violating the pact, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, negotiated by then-President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, required elimination of short-range and […]

Saudi King to Meet President Putin on Historic Russia Visit

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, on the first official trip to Russia by a ruler of the oil-rich Sunni powerhouse, was set to meet President Vladimir Putin to discuss energy contracts despite discord over the Syrian conflict.While they are partners on the oil market, on the foreign policy front, Moscow and Riyadh are on opposite sides […]

Hamas invites Russia to play role in Palestinian affairs

Hamas describes its recent visit to Russia as productive, and it certainly covered a lot of ground. A delegation of the movement’s leaders went to Russia to keep Moscow in the loop on Palestinian-Israeli problems and the Palestinian quest for statehood, to discuss the Palestinian reconciliation and to enlist Russia to pressure the international Quartet […]

Russia giving cover to Iran could doom nuclear deal as Trump considers whether to certify

As President Donald Trump considers whether to certify to Congress the controversial 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, word that the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog can’t verify a crucial part of the agreement could tip the scales with time running out by the middle of next month.U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley indicated Thursday that […]