The Russian Defense Ministry reported that Russian military repelled another attack on Khmeimim air base in Syria. Russian Defense Ministry says that this time the militants tried to attack the base using three unmanned aerial vehicles, reports RIA Novosti news agency.
"On the night of July 12 with the help of Russian air defense system three UAVs were timely detected and destroyed at a safe distance from the air base," reports the Head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Warring …
On Friday, July 12, Russia began to supply S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey, which is a member of NATO, reports the Turkish news agency Anadolu.
"As part of the agreement on the supply of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey, the first batch of components for the S-400 were delivered to the Mürted Airfield Command in Ankara province on July 12, 2019," reads the statement of the Turkish Ministry of National Defense.
The contract between Russia and Turkey for the …
Roscosmos, the Russian state space agency, has proposed changes to its own procurement method and that of its subsidiaries and other organizations in the rocket and space industry. Suppliers and contractors are currently determined in a public manner.
The text of the amendments has not yet been published, but the document’s “passport” on the government legal information portal states that it was drafted by Roscosmos. An explanatory notice states that procurements according to the existing …
Russian-produced military equipment will be used in Venezuela’s upcoming military drills, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told the press.
“To a large extent, the weaponry and military equipment in Venezuela and in the possession of the Bolivarian Armed Forces is Russian-produced equipment, and so it simply cannot be done any other way,” Ryabkov explained in response to reporters’ questions.
The deputy foreign minister said that he does not know whether Venezuela has military …
Effective 1 August, Belarus will sharply increase the tariff on the transit of Russian oil to Europe.
According to the Interfax news agency, the Belarusian pipeline operating company Gomeltransneft Druzhba notified the Russian oil transit company Transneft about the changes through a letter sent on 1 July.
The cost of pumping oil through the Druzha pipeline, which accounts for 20% of all Russia’s oil exports, will be hiked by 21.7%.
The letter states that this is necessary in order to …
Gazprom is faced with a sharp decline in revenue from selling gas on foreign markets, according to statistics from the Bank of Russia on the balance of payments for the second quarter, reports finanz.ru.
Between April and June, the gas trade brought Russia only $8.7 billion in foreign currency earnings.
Compared to the first quarter ($14.1 billion), the influx of “gas dollars” has fallen by 38.2% (20% in annual terms) – a two-year low.
In the last decade, Gazprom has only earned less on one …
The Prosecutor General's office of Russia recognized the Canadian non-governmental organization Ukrainian World Congress as undesirable. The statement of the Prosecutor General notes that the activities of the organization pose a threat to the foundations of the constitutional system, as well as the security of Russia.
Ukrainian World Congress was established in 1967 in the USA. Now the headquarters of the organization is in Toronto. The website of the organization says that the Ukrainian …
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting with the Prime Minister of Moldova Maia Sandu in Kyiv. During the joint briefing, the Ukrainian President said that Ukraine and Moldova are against the presence of Russian troops in their territory.
"Ukraine and Moldova are united by one common desire: we don't want Russian troops in our territories. Also, we won't allow imposing so-called "federalization" on us,” said Zelensky. He also thanked Chisinau for supporting Ukraine's sovereignty …
On July 11 the press services of Russian and Ukrainian Presidents reported that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin had their first telephone conversation. The Kremlin said that the conversation took place at the initiative of Kyiv.
According to the press service of Ukrainian President Zelensky, the primary issue of the conversation was the release of Ukrainian sailors detained by Russia during the attack in the Kerch Strait in November 2018. Another …
The Chinese corporation Huawei is engaged in negotiations with several Russian companies concerning the acquisition of businesses, the founding of joint enterprises and the use of their technologies. Offers have been received by the developer of the “Elbrus” processors, the creator of the line of Alt Linux operating systems, and a company that provides information security and network monitoring systems.
According to RBC, the Chinese manufacturer has become more active on the Russian market in …