NATO chief seeks to have talks with Lavrov on UNGA sidelines
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will take part in the 76th session of the UN General Assembly and plans to have a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on its sidelines, the …
Russia ready to foster dialogue with NATO but it should be professional
Russia is ready to foster a dialogue with NATO, but the dialogue should not be emotional, but professional, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters following the joint meeting of foreign …
Russian Su-30 fighters intercept US spy plane over Black Sea
Russian Su-30 fighters intercepted a US Navy Boeing P-8 Poseidon multi-mission maritime patrol plane over the Black Sea, Russia’s National Defense Control Center reported on Wednesday.
Russian embassy urges US, allies to refrain from military training in Black Sea
Moscow urges the United States and its allies to refrain from practicing military operations in the Black Sea, the Russian Embassy to the United States said on Wednesday.
"We call on the US and its …
Russian coastal defense troops hold drills in Crimea as NATO warships enter Black Sea
The Black Sea Fleet’s coastal defense missile systems practiced eliminating a notional enemy’s warships during drills in Crimea, the Fleet’s press office reported on Tuesday.
Timeframe for Ukraine’s accession to NATO won’t be discussed at alliance’s summit
The leaders of 30 NATO member countries will confirm a potential opportunity for Ukraine to join the alliance at the June 14 summit in Brussels. However, they will not discuss either the prospects for …
NATO Secretary General says he discussed Russia during meeting with Biden
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and US President Joe Biden have discussed the relations with Russia during a meeting in Washington on Monday, the NATO chief told reporters after the talks in …
Advanced weapons to be supplied to Ukraine under the guise of NATO’s drills
Advanced weapons and munitions will be supplied under the guise of NATO’s Sea Breeze 2021 drills to the Ukrainian troops and nationalist formations stationed close to the areas of the Donetsk …
NATO’s mounting military activity in Ukraine discourages Donbass settlement
NATO’s escalating military activity on Ukrainian soil and in the Black Sea and the increasing number of joint military drills do not contribute to settling the conflict in the Donbass region, …
Defense spending by NATO essential to counteract Russia’s challenges
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III has stated at a videoconference of the NATO Defense Ministerial that members of the alliance need to maintain spending on defense to address challenges on …