• Lukashenko: Belarus successfully tested new missile

    The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, has called the 16th of June a “happy day in terms of security and defense” due to the successful launch of a Belarusian-developed missile.

    “During the first launch, the rockets just missed the target by one and a half meters. It hit just 10 meters away from the target on the second launch. It’s perfect,” Lukashenko said.

    He added that the missile system was developed in the country over a period of two years. He asked that the Prime Minister of …

  • Putin says the US is the world's only superpower

    The Russian president called the US the only superpower nowadays. He made the statement on Friday, June 17 at the St. Petersburg international economic forum.

    “The US is a great country, probably the only superpower in the world at this moment. We accept this. We are ready and willing to work wih the USA,” Putin said.

    According to Putin, the world needs “such a powerful country... And we need it too. But we don’t need them to constantly interfere with our affairs, teach us how to live, …

  • US to provide Ukraine with $220 million to carry out reforms

    The total amount of US assistance for Ukraine is estimated at $1.3 billion since 2014

    After a meeting between Ukrainian Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the White House press service reported that the U.S. intends to allocate $220 million of new aid for Ukraine to carry out economic, political and energy reforms.

    "This aid package will continue to support Ukraine's efforts to strengthen democratic institutions and the rule of law, the foundations for …

  • US General: We are ready to create a no-fly zone in Syria

    The U.S. Air Force is ready to create a no-fly zone in Syria, as stated by General David Goldfin, Rosbalt reported.

    According to him, there are three conditions necessary to introduce a no-fly zone. First, is the permission to shoot down all planes that enter the no-fly zone, including Russian ones.

    Also, the Air Force should have a clear understanding of the challenges “on the ground” in a no-fly zone. In order to return refugees and provide them with humanitarian assistance there must be …

  • Media: Germany and Russia continue Nord Stream 2 project despite protests by Ukraine

    The gas pipeline project, Nord Stream-2, is gradually being implemented, despite protests by Ukraine, the Baltic countries and Poland, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported.

    “The pipes that were ordered have been delivered and the tender request for the pipe laying has been made. This has all been done with the approval of the German government and despite the sanctions against Russia,” Radio Poland quoted the German newspaper as saying.

    According to the newspaper, intensive preparations for the …