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At a press conference after the meeting with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Rome, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia hopes that the new EU leadership will be interested in restoring full-fledged relations with Moscow.
"About the assessment of Ursula Von der Leyen (the candidate for the post of the European Commission President) ... We do not know how she will present herself," he said as quoted by RBC news agency.
"We have been used to the fact that Russia should take …
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Yegor Bozhok summoned Hungarian Ambassador Istvan Iydyarto after the comments of the Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó, reports Evropeyskaya Pravda news outlet.
"I have invited the Ambassador Iydyarto and asked him to explain the commentaries of Hungarian Minister Szijjártó at the Conference on reforms in Ukraine, which took place in Toronto. He stressed the need to apply a new approach in the development of Ukrainian-Hungarian relations …
Russian National Defense Management Center stated that Russian Black Sea fleet carries out a set of activities to monitor the actions of NATO ships during the Sea Breeze-2019 exercises in the Black Sea, reports RIA Novosti news agency.
According to the Russian military, the monitoring is needed for fast response to possible emergencies. The exercises are organized in the North-Western part of the sea, the Defense Ministry said.
Sea Breeze exercises has been held by Ukraine and the United …
On July 1, Swedish Armed Forces reported that Swedish authorities had strengthened air defense on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. The new surface-to-air missile system has been deployed on the island due to the tense relations with Russia. The new system that is produced by Saab company will replace a previously used mobile air defense system.
"From a military-strategic point of view, Gotland is an important region," said the Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces, Micael Bydén. …
The plan of joint Sea Breeze—2019 exercises with participation of Ukraine, the USA, and NATO countries was changed due to Russia's actions in the Black Sea, reads the message of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.
The commander of the Ukrainian Navy Ihor Voronchenko said that the area of the maneuvers was changed due to the "attempts of Northern neighbor to confuse us with the sudden closure of the navigation area." "We took this as an additional challenge and are ready to counteract …
Ukrainian Ministry of Defense reported about the arrival of additional units of the North Atlantic Alliance in Odessa to participate in the Sea Breeze 2019 exercises. The first units arrived in Odessa on the American C-130J Hercules, and the UK special marine forces arrived on British A400 Atlas jet aircraft, reports the press service of the Ukrainian military department.
The exercises Sea Breeze were initially conducted as part of the Partnership for Peace program. Since the 2000s, they were …
Russia’s actions are responsible for the radio interference in the sky over Israel, claimed a journalist specializing in air safety in an interview on Israel’s army radio station, Galei Tsahal.
A senior Israeli official has already met with US representatives in Europe to discuss the radio interference in the airspace over the Jewish state.
When asked by the presenter whether the developments should be considered cyberwarfare, the journalist said: “The interference can be called an attack …
“NATO will continue to urge Russia to return to full and verifiable compliance with the INF Treaty,” said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg after a recent alliance meeting. “But we must also prepare for a situation without the INF, and today the defense ministers of alliance countries have agreed that NATO will respond if Russia does not return to compliance,” he continued.
According to the secretary general, the member countries have agreed to maintain a “considered and defensive …
The intelligence structures of NATO member countries are intensifying cooperation with the Military Intelligence of Ukraine, reports the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.
The decision to increase cooperation was made on during the official visit of the Chief of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine Vasyl Burba to the Baltic countries.
During the conversations, Colonel-General Burba released additional evidence of Russia's military activity in the territories of …
Polish Minister of Defense Mariusz Blaschak said the US troops will be stationed at six military bases in the East of the country, reports Polskie Radio.
According to him, NATO forces are ready to contain a possible military threat, mainly from Russia.
Blaschak said that Warsaw and Washington will decide on the exact location of US troops in a separate agreement.
Last week, the presidents of the United States and Poland agreed to transfer thousands of American soldiers and a squad of …