US monitoring situation with North Korea's missile launches
The United States is monitoring the situation with North Korea's recent missile launches, a high-ranking US official told TASS.
The official said that Washington is holding consultations with South …
Countries with US missiles on their territory may become nuclear targets
US allies who choose to place American intermediate and short-range missiles on their territory are agreeing to become a potential nuclear target, chairman of the Russian Federation Council's Foreign …
Militants attack Syria’s Hmeymim air base
Armed formations have shelled the area of the Hmeymim airbase in the Syrian province of Latakia, where Russian Aerospace Forces are based, the SANA agency informed citing Syrian military …
Syria forming new constitution draft committee
UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen said, "I'm very pleased that now we seem to be closer to establishing the constitutional committee," Syria's post-war government and new constitution are seen …
Putin warns US actions to dismantle INF Treaty can resume arms race
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Washington’s actions to dismantle the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty can result in an unbridled arms race.
"In our opinion, the …
Russia to take deployment of US missile systems to Japan into account
Moscow will take into account the deployment of US missile launchers to Japan, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told a briefing on Monday.
"The MK-41 launching systems that are likely …
Why Oliver Stone’s latest film on Ukraine is must-watch
Oliver Stone is afraid. Afraid of war. That was the stark message conveyed by his latest film on the Ukraine crisis, ‘Revealing Ukraine’ which picked up the Grand Prix at the Taormina film …
Press review: Pentagon eyes arms buildup in Asia and Moscow wary of Normandy summit bid
Top stories in the Russian press on Monday, August 5, prepared by TASS
Nezavisimaya Gazeta: Pentagon all set for military buildup in Asia following INF pullout
New US Secretary of Defense Mark …
Iranian top diplomat slams UK’s actions as 'economic terrorism'
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused Britain of "economic terrorism" at a press conference in Tehran on Monday when commenting on the seizure of the Iranian tanker in …
Russia, Iran to conduct naval drills this year
Tehran expects to hold joint naval drills with Russia this year and preparations for the maneuvers will begin soon, Iranian Navy Commander, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Monday.
"Earlier, we …