Russia President Vladimir Putin visits Saudi Arabia, discusses Syria, Yemen, bilateral relations & inks 20 deals  

Russia President Vladimir Putin visits Saudi Arabia, discusses Syria, Yemen, bilateral relations & inks 20 deals  

Riyadh: Russian President Vladimir Putin embarked on a visit to the Middle East, given the developments of the additional US military deployment in Saudi Arabia as also the US military withdrawal from northern Syria. On Monday, President Putin visited Saudi Arabia. Both the countries informed that they discussed on Yemen, Syria, cooperation on oil and […]

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Russia kicks off ‘Strategic Nuclear War Games’ with the deployment of 12,000 soldiers

Russia kicks off ‘Strategic Nuclear War Games’ with the deployment of 12,000 soldiers

Moscow: Against the background of the rising tension in the Middle East, Russia kicked off ‘Strategic Nuclear War Games’ on Tuesday, that would include 12,000 soldiers, 105 fighter jets, 15 warships, five submarines and more than 200 missile launchers. Along with the 16 ballistic and cruise missiles, the ‘Strategic Nuclear War Games’ set to last […]

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Russian intelligence planning to create instability and unrest in Europe claims US newspaper

Russian intelligence planning to create instability and unrest in Europe claims US newspaper

New York: ‘Unit 29155’, a group from Russian intelligence, is working on creating instability and turmoil in Europe. Since the last few years, Unit 29155 has attempted to create anarchy in the European countries by assassinating big leaders and officials. Leading the US daily ‘The New York Times’ made this claim. But the Russian analysts […]

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Turkey prepares for military action in Syria, Russia increases military deployment in Aleppo

Turkey prepares for military action in Syria, Russia increases military deployment in Aleppo

Ankara/Beirut: Turkey, who announced the creation of a ‘Safe Zone’ in Syria, has started military movements for implementation of the project. The United States declared that it will remain neutral in this matter, saying that the Turkish military will enter Syria any time now. However, Russia has increased its military deployment in the city of […]

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Russia and Philippines sign ten important agreements including nuclear energy cooperation

Russia and Philippines sign ten important agreements including nuclear energy cooperation

Moscow: 10 bilateral agreements were signed during Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Russia. These include agreements for trade, investment, marine products, science, electronics along with cooperation in the nuclear energy sector. The sources informed that over and above this, President Putin and President Duterte also held talks regarding bilateral security cooperation. This is the […]

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Largest Russian oil company ditches US Dollar in transactions, prefers Euro

Largest Russian oil company ditches US Dollar in transactions, prefers Euro

Moscow: The largest Russian oil company ‘Rosneft’ has decided to permanently outcast US dollar from its transactions. In an independent release, Rosneft clarified that henceforth, the oil rates will be announced only in Euro, instead of US dollars. All the customer companies have been issued instructions regarding this and the company has already started transacting […]

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The UK is at war every day because of the cyberattacks from Russia and other countries, says British defence chief General Nick Carter

The UK is at war every day because of the cyberattacks from Russia and other countries, says British defence chief General Nick Carter

London/Moscow: The character of warfare is evolving. Distinctions between peace and war “don’t exist any longer” in the modern world. I feel I am now at war, but it’s not a war in the way we would have defined it in the past. And that is because great power competition and the battle of ideas […]

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IMF must die, says chief of Russia’s Sberbank

IMF must die, says chief of Russia’s Sberbank

Moscow: “I don’t have much to say about higher audit institutions, but as for international organisations like the IMF, they must die,” said Herman Gref, chief of the Russian Sberbank demanding the IMF be abolished. Last year, some European countries had hinted at initiating efforts to find an alternative to the IMF. Against this backdrop, […]

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Russia and Turkey to conduct trade in local currency, Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia and Turkey to conduct trade in local currency, Russian President Vladimir Putin

Ankara/Moscow: – Russia and Turkey, already cooperating on the issues like Syria, Iran and Venezuela, have initiated steps to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation. Russian President Vladimir Putin gave this information during his visit to Turkey. As per this, both the countries will soon be starting trade transactions in their local currencies and an agreement to […]

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Russia will not buy bonds in USD, declares Russian Finance Minister

Russia will not buy bonds in USD, declares Russian Finance Minister

Moscow/Washington: Russian Foreign Minister Anton Siluanov announced that henceforth, Russia would purchase debt bonds in currencies other than the US dollar. At the same time, the Russian Foreign Minister also claimed that Russia would not need any financial assistance in the remaining part of the year 2019. Russia, consistently faced with sanctions from the United […]

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