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The submersible in which a fire recently claimed 14 Russian lives may be designed to damage underwater internet cables, the Russian media reports.
Vladimir Putin, president of the aggressor state, has described the incident as a “major loss”, but Moscow has been unwilling to divulge any details about the vessel or its purposes, which has aroused considerable suspicion.
Citing their own sources, the Russian news outlets RBC and Novaya Gazeta claim that the incident took place on the AS-12 …
Russia and the US are holding urgent consultations due to an encounter between their submarines, according to a report by the Israeli military news portal DEBKAfile.
Citing anonymous military sources, the site reports that the incident took place in American territorial waters near Alaska, when a US submarine intercepted a Russian nuclear submarine.
The Russian submarine that was escorting the strategic submarine reportedly responded with a Balkan 2000 torpedo, which breached the American …
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 …
At a press conference in Osaka, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Kremlin will do everything possible to improve relations with the United States amid diplomatic conflicts arising from the annexation of Crimea, the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, and the accusations of Russian meddling in the US 2016 presidential elections.
Putin described his meeting with Trump as businesslike and pragmatic.
“I think that we have a mutual understanding that we need to somehow get out of this …
Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications, and Mass Media considers the possibility of requiring mandatory pre-installation of domestic applications on smartphones and tablets sold in Russia. The draft amendments to the law on communications should be published for public discussion.
According to Vedomosti news agency, the Kremlin wants to demand that the smartphones and other devices which are supplied to the Russian market have applications from domestic developers installed on …
Kazakhstan’s economy is reaffirming its status as one of the fastest growing economies not only among former Soviet states, but even in all of Central Asia, finanz.ru reports.
Amid the launch of the country’s largest oil field, Kashagan, and a boom in uranium mining, in which Kazakhstan has been number one in the world for seven years, the country’s GDP has been growing nearly six times faster than Russia’s.
At the end of January-May, government statistics placed the country’s economic growth …
Coal mined in the Donbas, the separatist-controlled region of eastern Ukraine, is being exported by Russia to 19 countries, LIGA.net reports, citing an investigation by a major Ukrainian energy company, whose name is not mentioned.
The study notes that the primary consumers of Donbas anthracite are Europe and Turkey. In previous studies, only Poland and Turkey were mentioned.
Between March 2017 and December 2018, Turkey bought more than 3 million tons of anthracite that had been mined in the …
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 …
An aide to the Russian President, Yury Ushakov said that the meeting of US President Donald Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G20 summit in Osaka is scheduled for Friday, June 28. It will be about an hour long, and presidential teams will also participate in it. The meeting will be held in the negotiation zone for the presidents, reports Radio Liberty.
According to Ushakov, Putin and Trump plan to discuss the general state of bilateral affairs, issues of strategic …
“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 …