US Senate Approves a 150 Dollar Billion Boost for Military
The US Senate has approved a $700 billion defense measure, significantly increasing military budget.
The US Senate has overwhelmingly approved the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) …
Syrian Army Secures Deir Ez-Zor Airfield
The Syrian army managed to ensure the resumption of flights from and to the Deir ez-Zor airfield, a source familiar with the situation said.
The Syrian army and its allies forced the Islamic …
Lavrov - Tillerson Meeting Date
The US State Department says it looks forward to the upcoming meeting between Rex Tillerson and Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
US State Department spokeswoman …
The Man Who Saved the World Dies Aged 77
Since his story emerged in 1998, Stanislav Petrov has been known as "the man who saved the world." Now he has died, aged 77, but what did he do to earn such a sobriquet?
Stanislav Petrov, who …
Lethal US Weapons in Ukraine
The Kremlin criticized the idea of US arms deliveries to Ukraine on Tuesday, saying they may lead to a new escalation of the conflict in the Donbass region.
The United States providing Kiev …
Russia Calls on US to Give Up On Limiting Military Contacts With Moscow
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov urges the US not to limit military contacts with Moscow.
Russia would like the United States to abandon the idea of limiting …
UN Peacekeepers in Ukraine May Have Small Arms
According to the draft UN Security Council resolution prepared by Russia, the UN peacekeeping mission in the southeast of Ukraine will be equipped with small arms.
UN peacekeepers that might be …
Russia Turning Its Back on US Dollar
A comprehensive de-dollarization will give the ruble and the Russian economy certain advantages, calling attention to the fact that the process aimed at reducing Russia's dependence on foreign …
Swedes Disturbed by Neo-Nazi March Near Synagogue
Sweden's main Jewish organization has appealed a police decision granting the far-right Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM), which is perceived as neo-Nazi and openly racist, permission to stage a …
Russia Offers US Assistance in Dealing With Hurricane Irma Aftermath
In addition to Cuba and France, Russia has offered its assistance to the United States, as yet there has been no reponse, Emergencies Minister Vladimir Pchkov told reporters Wednesday.