Russia the second biggest arms producer in the world – SIPRI report

Russia the second biggest arms producer in the world – SIPRI report

Stockholm: The stance adopted by Russian President Vladimir Putin of rapidly increasing Russia’s defence-preparedness to restore its past glory, has placed Russia at the second position in arms production, internationally. It is claimed that this is the result of President Putin’s policies which have resulted in an increased demand for Russian arms. In the meanwhile, […]

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Japanese economy suffers against the background of US-China trade war

Japanese economy suffers against the background of US-China trade war

Tokyo: The Japanese economy has sustained a massive blow due to the raging US-China trade war, with a 2.5% decrease seen in growth rate during the quarter of July-September. It is said that this is the biggest downslide since 2014. Analysts claim that the indications of a global recession have further strengthened due to this […]

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Chinese fighter jets intrude into the South Korean airspace; severe criticism by South Korea

Chinese fighter jets intrude into the South Korean airspace; severe criticism by South Korea

Seoul: China, claiming rights over the East and the South China Sea and creating tensions with Japan and the South East Asian countries, has now provoked South Korea. The incidences of Chinese fighter jets and surveillance aircrafts intruding into the South Korean airspace have more than doubled. It is claimed that China has threatened the […]

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Russia holds war exercises in the Black Sea amid tensions with Ukraine

Russia holds war exercises in the Black Sea amid tensions with Ukraine

Moscow: While there are indications of a conflict between Russia and Ukraine over the incidents in the Azov Sea, Russia has initiated new war exercises in the Black Sea. Submarines, Fighter Jets and missile defence systems are a part of the war exercises, and Ukraine has expressed displeasure over these exercises. In the last month, […]

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60 days granted to Russia to comply with the INF, warns the US Secretary of State

60 days granted to Russia to comply with the INF, warns the US Secretary of State

Washington: US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo issued an ultimatum that if Russia did not comply with the provisions of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty within the next 60 days; the United States will exit it and will take appropriate action. The US Secretary of State also alleged that Russia had been consistently violating the […]

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Japan to purchase 100 F-35 fighter jets from the US

Japan to purchase 100 F-35 fighter jets from the US

Beijing: After adopting an aggressive defence strategy over the last few years, Japan has increased movements to purchase 100 F-25 Stealth fighter jets from the United States. As per information, Japan will be entering into an agreement worth USD 9 billion for this purpose. Japan has already decided to buy 42 F-35 fighter jets from […]

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Increased use of local currency in the Russian sponsored ‘Eurasian Union’; success in countering the use of US dollar

Increased use of local currency in the Russian sponsored ‘Eurasian Union’; success in countering the use of US dollar

Moscow: Information has been received that the use of local currency bypassing the use of US dollar has increased in the Eurasian Union created with the Russian initiative. As per the information provided by Russia, 70% of the transactions in the first six months of 2018, by the members of the Eurasian Union were in […]

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Russia keeping an eye on Martial Law and other reckless Ukrainian actions; President Vladimir Putin

Russia keeping an eye on Martial Law and other reckless Ukrainian actions; President Vladimir Putin

Moscow/Kiev: Russian President, Vladimir Putin warned that Russia is keeping a close eye on the reckless Ukrainian actions, including the imposition of Martial Law and he said he expected a country like Germany to intervene and stop them. Russia detained three Ukrainian ships with crew and officials on board, on Sunday. Ukraine has taken an […]

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Post INF, missile deployment by the US in Europe is a threat to Russia; warns Russian deputy Foreign Minister

Post INF, missile deployment by the US in Europe is a threat to Russia; warns Russian deputy Foreign Minister

Moscow: Sergei Ryabkov, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, warned, ‘After exiting the INF treaty if the United States deploys its intermediate missiles in Europe, they can be used against Russia. In case such deployment happens, Russia will have to take aggressive steps against it.’ The Russian Deputy Foreign Minister warned that the new missiles deployment […]

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Russia more dangerous than IS and Al Qaeda, claims new British Chief of Staff

Russia more dangerous than IS and Al Qaeda, claims new British Chief of Staff

London: The new British Chief of Staff has warned that Russia is more dangerous for the United Kingdom and its allies than the IS and the Al Qaeda. The new Chief of Staff General Mark Carleton-Smith warned that the United Kingdom could not remain complacent about the Russian threat to its security and also cannot afford not […]

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