Agreement with North Korea marks end of war
The agreement between the South and North Korean militaries, signed on the sidelines of the inter-Korean summit on Wednesday, is a declaration on the end of the Korean War of 1950-1953, South …
Russian Security Council held consultations with Indonesia on fight against chemical and nuclear terrorism
The Russian Security Council has held Russian-Indonesian consultations on anti-terrorism cooperation, TASS reports. The Russian Security Council press service reported that the negotiations were held …
Pentagon identifies Russia, China as threats to cybersecurity
The Pentagon’s new cybersecurity strategy names Russia and China among main threats for US cybersecurity, Fox News reported, citing a report, which is yet to be published, TASS …
Russian Investigative Committee launches criminal case into Il-20 crash above Mediterranean
The chief military investigation department of the Russian Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case into the crash of Russia’s Il-20 plane above the Mediterranean Sea, committee …
Israeli embassy in Russia declines to comment on Russian Il-20 aircraft incident in Syria
The Israeli embassy in Russia does not comment on an incident involving a Russian Ilyushin Il-20 aircraft downed in Syria on the night of September 17, an embassy spokesman told TASS.
"We don’t …
Syria downed Ilyushin-20 because Israeli F-16s used it as cover
Russia’s military plane Ilyushin-20 was shot down by the Syrian air defense over the Mediterranean Sea because Israel’s F-16 fighters used it as a cover, Russian Defense …
Russia, Turkey to pool efforts to free Syria’s Idlib from all radical groups
Moscow and Ankara have agreed to pool efforts to free the demilitarized that is to be established in Syria’s Idlib governorate from all radical groups, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan …
Russia, Turkey agree to establish demilitarized zone in Syria’s Idlib by October 15
Russia and Turkey have agreed to set up a 15-20km demilitarized zone along the contact line between Syrian government troops and the armed opposition by October 15, Russian President Vladimir Putin …
Ukrainian military violates ceasefire 159 times in past week
The Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled the territory of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) 159 times in the past week, TASS reports.
"The Ukrainian military fired a total of 1,493 …
Russia-China military exercises to become regular, defense minister says
Joint military exercises by Russia and China will be held regularly, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday, TASS reported.
Shoigu and his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe have …