Chinese Foreign Ministry: US nuclear deterrence built on double standards
The United States is guided by double standards as far as strategic weapons go, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a briefing on Thursday, commenting on reports that …
Tokyo protests detention of fishing boats by Russian border guards near Kurils
Japan's Foreign Ministry declared a note of protest to Russia over detention of two Japanese fishing boats by Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) near the Kuril Islands, Kyodo news agency reported …
Russian military police demine field in Syria's Daraa province
Russian military police have demined a field in the Syrian province of Daraa and held drills on destroying "enemy" drones in the provicne of Quneitra, spokesman Ruslan Numakhadzhiev told reporters on …
Contract for 13 Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jets to be signed in 2020 — source
The second contract to manufacture 13 Su-57 fighter jets for the Russian Aerospace Forces is to be signed next year, a source in Russia’s aircraft-making industry told TASS on Wednesday.
Submersible drone to undergo tests on the Yenisei in 2019
Scientists at the Siberian State University of Sciences and Technologies will test in the open water their robot-drone, Director of the University’s Institute for Space Research and High …
Ceasefire violations by militants reported in Syria’s Latakia, Aleppo
Numerous shelling attacks by militants operating in the Idlib de-escalation zone were reported from Syria’s Latakia governorate and Aleppo’s neighborhoods, head of the Russian Center for …
Frigate Admiral Gorshkov to carry out first long voyage this year
The lead frigate of Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov will make its first long voyage this year, according to a statement released by the Northern Fleet's press service on Monday, TASS reported.
Gas leak viewed as main cause of building blast in Russia’s Rostov region
The investigation views a household gas leak as the main cause of an explosion that hit a residential block in the city of Shakhty, Rostov Region, Russian Investigative Committee Spokesperson Svetlana …
Turkey determined to continue fight against Kurdish units despite Trump’s threats
Ankara is determined to continue its fight against Kurdish units in Syria despite US President Donald Trump’s threat to devastate Turkey economically if it hit the Kurds, Turkish Presidential …
Flight engineer who was on board plane that crashed in Iran survives — agency
The flight engineer who was on board the Boeing 707 that crashed in Iran on Monday was the only person who survived the crash, Fars News Agency reported, TASS reported.
There were a total of 16 …