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Moscow to Tighten Security of Russian Armed Forces in Syria
Thursday, 15 October 2015 12:45

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia will step up the security of its military forces operating in Syria after a Ukrainian call to help terrorists track them down, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.

Ukrainian Interior Ministry adviser and lawmaker Anton Herashchenko has called for the disclosure ...

Putin, Nazarbayev sign agreement on joint development of Tsentralnaya oil-bearing structure in Caspian Sea
Thursday, 15 October 2015 12:31

Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev. Source: Kremlin.ru

Presidents of Russia and Kazakhstan Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev have signed a protocol which introduces some changes to the agreement on the delimitation of the seabed in the northern part of the Caspian Sea to execute the sovereign rights for the subsoil use as of July 6,...

Ukraine has restructured all Eurobond issues, except for 'Russian' issue, says Yatsenyuk
Thursday, 15 October 2015 11:46

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Source: Reuters

The holders of 13 of the 14 issues of sovereign Eurobonds guaranteed by the Ukrainian state supported their restructuring at meetings in London on October 14, and no agreement was received only with regard to the 'Russian' Eurobonds due to the creditor's absence, Ukrainian Prime Minister...

Islamic State Behind Thwarted Mosque Bombing in Siberia
Thursday, 15 October 2015 09:52

10:52 15.10.2015(updated 12:20 15.10.2015) Get short URL

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A member of the Islamic State (ISIL) appears to have been behind a plot to bomb a mosque in the city of Pyt-Yakh in Russia’s Khanty-Mansi region in Siberia two years ago, the spokesman of the national Investigative Committee, Vladimir Markin, said Thursday.


New Russian Su-35 Jets Carry Out Drills Near Kuril Islands
Thursday, 15 October 2015 08:22

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Gordeyev emphasized in a statement that combat training was pre-planned and complied with international regulations.

"During training flights pilots performed several elements of advances aerobatics, piloting at maximum and minimum heights and drilled above-the-water air action," said the m...

New Japan-Kamchatka Charter Flights Planned Till Year-End
Thursday, 15 October 2015 06:24

07:24 15.10.2015(updated 08:22 15.10.2015) Get short URL

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Kamchatka Peninsula boasts diverse wildlife and contains the volcanoes of Kamchatka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

"Japan-Kamchatka charter flight programs resumed in 2011 and in the period up to 2014 27 such programs were implemented; in 2014, 9 charter flights wer...

Russian Mi-24 Helicopter Pilots in Syria Wow Western Analysts
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 21:30
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22:30 14.10.2015(updated 03:00 15.10.2015) Get short URL

Also known as Hind helicopters, the Mi-24 is capable of traveling up to 186 miles per hour at incredibly low altitudes. Skimming the treetops, the gunships come equipped with 30mm guns and rocket launchers, and can transport troops.

It’s an impressive piece of hardware with no real e...

US media and politicians set Russians against Americans
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 18:45
Most Russians consider the current state of affairs in the relations with the United States of America strained. The index has reached its peak since 2001. Only four percent of the polled said that the relations between Russian and the USA were normal. The Western style of democracy was destructive for Russia, 46% of Russians said...
Russia's swift actions in Syria put the West into a stupor
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 21:15
Western countries still can not come to their senses because of Russia's military operation in Syria. "This is a new quality of Russia as a state. This is a sudden emergence of a great power that not very long ago was referred to as a "gas station," a country, the economy of which was in tatters," military expert Igor Korotchenko told Pravda.Ru...
Holographic Wonder: Russia Develops One of a Kind Gun Sight
Saturday, 10 October 2015 09:38

10:38 10.10.2015(updated 11:00 10.10.2015) Get short URL

Presenting the all-new Valdai PG-210 holographic weapon sight at a military expo held earlier this month in Kubinka, just outside Moscow, the Yupiter factory’s director, Nikolai Klimkin, described it as “a lightweight and easy-to-use day/night wide-angle scope.”

The PG-210 holographic...

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