Monday, December 5, 2022
Russian peacekeepers escorted another convoy with 177 refugees who have come back home in Nagorno-Karabakh from Armenia, the Russian Defense Ministry stated, TASS reported. "The servicemen of the Russian peacekeeping contingent are ensuring the return of refugees to their home. The buses from Yerevan to Stepanakert have brought 177 refugees....
Around 5,000 troops part of the Central Military District of Russia started drills for integrated combat readiness at practice ranges in Siberia, the press office of the District said on Monday. The press office's statement said that the 5,000 troops that are from the combined arms formation kicked off the...
Russian military investigators are now treating the Nov. 9 downing of a helicopter over Armenia as “wilful murder”, a more serious charge than the previous “death through negligence”, Reuters reported citing Interfax news agency. A Russian Mi-24 helicopter was shot down over Armenia near the border with a region belonging...
Earlier this month, the U.S. Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included economic measures against Ankara for the acquisition of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Sputnik reports. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusolgu has stated that US sanctions will have no impact on the country, adding that Ankara...
Maia Sandu has won Moldova’s presidential election with 57.75% of the vote, while Igor Dodon gained 42.25% with 100% of ballots counted, according to the country’s Central Election Commission, Tass informed. According to data published on the commission’s website, voter turnout was 52.78%. Moldova held the second round of its presidential...
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko visited the Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant to meet with workers amid reports of strikes, according to Russian news agency TASS. During his visit, Lukashenko received a report that plants in the country were mostly operating normally, according to the BelTA news agency. The Belarusian president stated that no...
Parler, a social media website and app popular with the American far right, has partially returned online with the help of a Russian-owned technology company, Reuters reports. Parler vanished from the internet when dropped by Amazon Inc’s hosting arm and other partners for poor moderation after its users called for...
Russia said on Tuesday it would be ready to freeze its total number of nuclear warheads if the United States did the same in order to extend their last major arms control treaty by a year, Reuters reported. The offer, two weeks before the U.S. presidential election, appeared to narrow...
Russian Foreign Minster Sergei Lavrov said on Monday the sanctions which the United States has imposed against Turkey over the missile system buy from Russia were illegitimate and showed arrogance toward international law, Reuters reported citing Interfax news agency. The United States imposed sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of...
William J. Burns, the candidate for the position of CIA director, has a respectable track record and a lot of experience, the head of Russia's foreign intelligence service, Sergei Naryshkin said Friday. U.S. President Joe Biden suggested Burns for the top job in the CIA in early February, but his...