Defence and security
Russian National Guard receive latest Lebedev modular pistol
The Russian National Guard put into service the latest Lebedev modular pistol, which was developed by the Kalashnikov Group (part of the state tech corporation Rostec), Kalashnikov Group CEO Dmitry …
Putin submits to State Duma bill on denouncing Open Skies Treaty
Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted a bill to the State Duma on denouncing the Treaty on Open Skies, according to the lower house’s database.
"[The bill] has been registered and sent to …
G7 Foreign Ministers agree to adhere to denuclearization of DPRK
G7 Foreign Ministers agreed to adhere to the idea of denuclearization of North Korea, Japanese top diplomat Toshimitsu Motegi said Tuesday.
"We have agreed to adhere to the goal of complete, …
China expects efforts from US, DPRK on restoration of dialogue
China expects that the US will take more efforts to building dialogue with North Korea under its new approach to relations with the republic instead of exerting pressure on Pyongyang, says Chinese …
Timeframe for ‘2+2’ format talks with Egypt in the works
The timeframe for the new round of negotiations between Foreign and Defense Ministers of Russia and Egypt in the "two plus two" format is being negotiated, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an …
North Korea could have launched copies of Russian Iskander missiles
North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday that could be copies of the Russian Iskander missiles, a leading Japanese military expert and a senior researcher at the Research …
Russia launches Kavkaz-2020 drills
Russia has launched the Kavkaz-2020 strategic drills on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry informed, noting that in total, over 80,000 people are involved in the drills.
The ministry informed that …
US to perform observation flight over Russia
The US military will carry out an observation flight over Russia’s territory from August 19 to August 24, while Russian specialists will conduct an observation flight over the UK from August 19 …
Cross that survived US atomic bombings returned to Nagasaki
A wooden cross recovered from the Urakami catholic cathedral in 1945 following the US atomic bombings, has been returned to Japan’s Nagasaki, Japanese television reported.
It is noted that …
Barbarism, not military necessity
August 6 marks the World Day for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This very day in 1945, a US air force aircraft dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days later, the same …