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“Two Russian Tu-95 strategic missile carriers flew over the neutral waters of the Bering Sea. They were accompanied by the American F-22 and F-18 fighter jets of US Air Force in some sections of the route,” reads the statement of the Russian Defense Ministry.
The Russian Defense Ministry said that the flight was carried out within the Ocean Shield 2019 military exercises. The duration of the flight of strategic bombers was more than ten hours. "All aircraft flights are carried out in strict …
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that the Alliance has no plans to integrate Russian s-400 missile systems purchased by Turkey into its missile defense system.
The Alliance has repeatedly stated that the S-400 is incompatible with NATO's air and missile systems.
"Our answer is no. There are no plans to integrate Russian S-400 systems into a single anti-aircraft and anti-missile system," Stoltenberg told reporters in Brussels.
Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said …
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Moscow would like to offer the United States and NATO to declare a moratorium on the deployment of missiles of the shorter and medium range following the example of Russia, reports TASS news agency.
"We offered the United States and other NATO countries to discuss the possibility of declaring the same moratorium on the deployment of medium-range and shorter-range weapons, as the moratorium declared by Vladimir Putin," Ryabkov said. The …
The fighters of the NATO air policing mission detected two Russian bombers near the Latvian border, reads the message of the Latvian National Armed Forces on Twitter.
NATO's fighters confirmed that these were Su-24 fighter jets.
"On August 1, air policing aircraft identified two Russian Su-24 fighter jets over the Baltic Sea near the territorial waters of Latvia," reads the message.
Russian bomber was also seen over the Sea of Japan at the end of July. It violated the Japanese airspace …
The Commander of the Special Security Office (SSO) of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant-General Ihor Lunev at the briefing said that the Special Operations Forces are going to be integrated into NATO's collective security system in 3-4 years.
"In the short and medium-term, it is planned to continue work on re-equipment of the SSO units for new models of weapons, military equipment, communications equipment, diving equipment, to carry out activities for certification of units for their …
On June 23, The deputy head of the Central Directorate of Military Cooperation and Peacekeeping Operations of the General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine Valentin Levchik said that five peacekeepers from Ukraine joined the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali for the first time, reads the message of Ukrainian Ground Forces on Facebook page.
At the moment, 61 representatives of Ukrainian national personnel perform tasks in UN, NATO and joint peacekeeping …
Athens could suffer if it gives Israel information about S-300 aerial defense systems and lets the Israeli Air Force practice against such systems, writes the Russian site Avia.pro.
“If the key problem of the S-300s is the difficult attacking conditions for Israeli fighters, which are still taking cover behind civilian aircraft, then Iran will certainly be willing to act, attacking any hostile objects without restraint. Obviously, Israel is aware of this, which is why this country’s air force …
Ukraine is working on a strategy to develop the Chernobyl zone as a tourist attraction, and also plans to give the EU and NATO the opportunity to use it for drills, the Ukrainian president’s press service reports.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree “On several matters concerning the development of territories subject to radioactive pollution as a consequence of the Chernobyl catastrophe”.
“The document envisages, in particular, the drafting and adoption of a development strategy …
The Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Péter Szijjártó said in an interview with Radio Liberty that the United States during negotiations with Hungary repeatedly raised the issue of Budapest's blocking Ukraine's entry to the North Atlantic Alliance.
"For them [the US], it is a matter of geopolitics. The US sees it as a geopolitical issue from overseas. However, we're Ukraine's neighbors! One hundred fifty thousand Hungarians are living here [in Ukraine]. Therefore, it is not surprising …
Secretary-General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg warned Russia that the Alliance would take defensive measures if Russia does not return to compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).
He noted that "there are no signs of Moscow's desire to fulfill the terms of the missile deal so far, although "time is running out."
"The allies call on Russia again to fully and transparently comply with the Treaty," said Stoltenberg at a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, reports Interfax …