Russia to increase military and economic cooperation with Venezuela, asserts Foreign Minister Lavrov

Russia to increase military and economic cooperation with Venezuela, asserts Foreign Minister Lavrov

Caracas: “We have firmly expressed our support to Venezuela’s sovereignty, our solidarity with the Venezuelan leadership and nation in their battle against illegal pressure which is being imposed by the US and its allies. We have agreed to deepen our economic, commercial and investment cooperation in several areas despite the illegitimate sanctions,” Russian Foreign Minister […]

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Passenger airbus survives a Syrian rocket attack; Russia blames Israel

Passenger airbus survives a Syrian rocket attack; Russia blames Israel

Moscow: While the news of Iran shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane has emerged only recently, a similar mishap was averted from almost happening in Syria. The passenger airbus that was flying with nearly 172 people was saved from downing due to the Syrian military’s rocket attack. The Syrian army had taken this action to […]

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Russia will complete ‘Nord Stream 2’ despite the US sanctions, warns Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia will complete ‘Nord Stream 2’ despite the US sanctions, warns Russian President Vladimir Putin

Moscow/Washington: Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the United States that Russia will complete the ambitious Nord Stream 2 project, despite the sanctions imposed by US President Donald Trump. A European company announced its withdrawal from the project, within a few hours of the imposition of sanctions. Therefore, there is a possibility that the project may […]

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Russia closely watching the US missile deployment in Europe and Asia-Pacific  

Russia closely watching the US missile deployment in Europe and Asia-Pacific  

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that ‘Russia will be closely following the missile deployment of the United States, who withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Russia will specifically be more vigilant regarding the US missile deployment in Europe and Asia-Pacific Sector.’ President Putin also declared that Russia is ahead of the […]

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Russia claims success in testing its sovereign internet – ‘RuNet’ disconnected from the world wide web

Russia claims success in testing its sovereign internet – ‘RuNet’ disconnected from the world wide web

Moscow: The Russian government claimed that it was successful in testing an exclusive internet service for Russia, severing all the connectivity with the global internet. The government informed that the trials were conducted last week in which state-run agencies, Russian internet service companies as also enterprises providing local internet services participated. The Russian government passed […]

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24 killed in Syrian and Russian airstrikes on Idlib

24 killed in Syrian and Russian airstrikes on Idlib

Damascus: 24 people were killed in the airstrikes carried out by Syria and Russia in the rebel dominated Idlib province. The Syrian human rights organisation criticised that the dead include many children. This is the second major strike by Syria and Russia in this region. More than 12,000 people have migrated from Idlib because of […]

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NATO exercises near the western Russian border nothing but a preparation for war, says Russian defence chief General Gerasimov

NATO exercises near the western Russian border nothing but a preparation for war, says Russian defence chief General Gerasimov

Moscow: The NATO military movements have increased in the Baltic countries and Black Sea along with Poland. Russian Defence Chief General Valeri Gerasimov criticised that these war exercises in this region are nothing but a preparation for a war. As the fundamental stand of the NATO is anti-Russia, the war exercises become suspicious, said General […]

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Russia criticises US ballistic missile test; China supports Russia

Russia criticises US ballistic missile test; China supports Russia

Washington/Moscow/Beijing: Reactions have been received from Russia along with China, over the test of a ballistic missile conducted by the US air force, in the last week. Russia criticised that the United States was responsible for scrapping the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, which is proved by the US test of this ballistic missile. Whereas, […]

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North Korea will have to face severe consequences of missile tests, warns the US

North Korea will have to face severe consequences of missile tests, warns the US

Washington/Pyongyang: The United States has taken a very aggressive stand against the missile tests conducted by North Korea last week. The United States has warned that the security of North Korea cannot be guaranteed if they hold any missile or any other tests related to the nuclear program henceforth. Kelly Craft, the US ambassador to […]

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Russian Defence Minister orders to keep warships, bombers and missiles in a state of readiness

Russian Defence Minister orders to keep warships, bombers and missiles in a state of readiness

Moscow: The Russian Defence Minister has ordered to keep the submarines ready with advanced and hypersonic missiles, and also keep the nuclear bombers prepared for war. Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu issued these orders during a meeting with stress on making the submarines, warships and bombers equipped with the latest missiles. Only a few days […]

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