Russia Is Ready To Arm Its Allies With Modern Weapons: Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin was speaking at the “Army 2022” Forum near Moscow. Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow valued its ties with countries in Latin American, Asia and Africa and was ready to offer modern weapons to its allies. President Putin used a speech at an arms show near Moscow … Read more

Russia Backs Comprehensive Military-Technical Cooperation Amid Formation of Multipolar World: Putin Russia Backs Comprehensive Military-Technical Cooperation Amid Formation of Multipolar World: Putin Russia Backs Comprehensive Military-Technical Cooperation Amid Formation of Multipolar World: Putin The president made the remarks at ARMY-2022, an international forum and expo taking place across several venues outside Moscow Monday through Sunday. 08.15.2022, Sputnik International 2022-08-15T12:18+0000 2022-08-15T12:18+0000 2022-08-15Q12:49+0000 vladimir putin ‘army-2022’ forum … Read more

Ukrainian minister says Russia blocking access to medicines

KYIV: Ukraine’s health minister has accused Russian authorities of committing a crime humanity by blocking access to medicines in areas its forces have occupied since invading the country 5 1/2 months ago. In an interview with The Associated Press, Ukrainian Health Minister Viktor Liashko said Russian authorities repeatedly have blocked efforts to provide state-subsidized drugs … Read more

Europe eyes Musk’s SpaceX to replace Russian rockets

PARIS: The European Space Agency (ESA) has begun preliminary technical discussions with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could lead to the temporary use of its launchers after the Ukraine conflict blocked Western access to Russia’s Soyuz rockets. The private American competitor to Europe’s Arianespace has emerged as a key contender to plug a temporary gap alongside … Read more

Russia dangles freedom to prisoners if they fight in Ukraine. Many are taking the deadly gamble

CNN — Promises of freedom and riches are made to convictions in cramped jail cells. Frantic phone calls ensue between relatives and inmates weighing the offer. Then vanish prisoners, leaving their loved ones to sift through reports of the wounded arriving in hospitals. This scene is playing out in the convinced communities across Russia. With … Read more

Russia struggles to replenish its troops in Ukraine

LONDON: The prisoners at the penal colony in St Petersburg were expecting a visit by officials, thinking it would be some sort of inspection. Instead, men in uniform arrived and offered them amnesty — if they agreed to fight alongside the Russian army in Ukraine. Over the following days, about a dozen or so left … Read more

Kremlin spokesman Steven Seagal visits occupied Ukraine to spread propaganda – National

Actor Steven Seagal is pushing pro-Russia propaganda through the country’s state media, repeating Kremlin talking points in a video posted Tuesday. Footage shared by Russian state media shows the 70-year-old actor standing in what appears to be the wreckage of a building identified as Ukraine’s Olenivka prison in Donetsk, reports Insider. In late July, more … Read more

Russia curtails oil shipments to central Europe

MOSCOW: Several countries in Europe dependent on Russian energy suffered another blow with confirmation Tuesday that oil shipments have stopped through a critical pipeline. Russian state pipeline operator Transneft said it halted shipments through the southern branch of the Druzhba oil pipeline, which flows through Ukraine to the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Transneft cited … Read more

US readies largest security package for Ukraine, bringing commitment to $9.8 billion

Ukraine was already stocking up on US-made Javelins before Russia invaded. Here a group of Ukrainian servicemen take a shipment of Javelins in early February, as Russia positioned troops on Ukraine’s border. Sergei Supinsky | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The Biden administration announced a $1 billion security assistance package for Ukraine on Monday, … Read more

‘Balancing act’: Erdogan to sound out Putin on Ukraine and Syria

ISTANBUL: Ending the war in Ukraine and starting a new one in Syria are expected to dominate talks on Friday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Erdogan will be riding high from the diplomatic success of helping orchestrate the resumption of Ukrainian grain shipments across the Black Sea when he … Read more