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    Russia is ”threat No.1” – U.S. Air Force Secretary
    Dec05

    Russia is ”threat No.1” – U.S. Air Force Secretary

    Russia`s increasing military activities around the world have unsettled top U.S. military officials, who say they are reshaping their budget plans to better address what they now consider to be the most pressing threat to U.S. security, Reuters reports. ”Russia is the No. 1 threat to the United States,” Air Force Secretary Deborah James told...

    Anniversary of the Budapest Memorandum: how Ukraine lost nuclear weapons
    Dec05

    Anniversary of the Budapest Memorandum: how Ukraine lost nuclear weapons

    On 5 December 1994, three nuclear powers, the Russian Federation, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom signed the Budapest Memorandum. Bill Clinton (USA), Boris Yeltsin (Russia) and Leonid Kravchuk (Ukraine) in January 1994 signed Trilateral Statement about Ukraine nuclear disarmament. This memorandum provided security assurances...

    Russian Kuznetsov carrier reportedly sees failed landing of Su-33
    Dec05

    Russian Kuznetsov carrier reportedly sees failed landing of Su-33

    Military sources close to The Aviationist report that a Russian Navy Su-33 Flanker carrier-based multirole aircraft has crashed during flight operations from Admiral Kuznetsov on Saturday, December 3. According to the report, the combat plane crashed at its second attempt to land on the aircraft carrier in good weather conditions, The Aviationist...

    ”Friends of Russia” in European Parliament: Resolution on Russian propaganda reveals Kremlin supporters. Infographics
    Dec05

    ”Friends of Russia” in European Parliament: Resolution on Russian propaganda reveals Kremlin supporters. Infographics

    The majority of MEPs from France, Italy, and Greece have rejected a harsh resolution of the European Parliament, which condemned Russia`s anti-European propaganda, according to a vote analysis by Votewatch Europe, Europeiska Pravda reports. View infographics in full size In a resolution adopted on November 23, the MEPs called for a stronger EU...

    Russia`s hybrid military force attacks Ukraine 26 times in past day
    Dec04

    Russia`s hybrid military force attacks Ukraine 26 times in past day

    The number of attacks by the combined Russian-separatist occupation forces on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, decreased to 26 on December 3, 2016, from 44 in the previous day, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. View map in full size Despite the de-escalation, Russia`s hybrid military...

    U.S. Intelligence: Russia`s spreading fake news ”beyond propaganda”
    Dec04

    U.S. Intelligence: Russia`s spreading fake news ”beyond propaganda”

    U.S. intelligence officials believe Russia helped disseminate fake and propagandized news as part of a broader effort to influence and undermine the presidential election, two U.S. intelligence sources told BuzzFeed News. ”They`re doing this continuously, that`s a known fact,” one U.S. intelligence official said, requesting anonymity to discuss...

    Prosecutor General`s Office gets evidence of Russia using Ukraine`s drilling platforms in Black Sea
    Dec04

    Prosecutor General`s Office gets evidence of Russia using Ukraine`s drilling platforms in Black Sea

    Violations against Ukrainian drilling platforms in the Black Sea, seized by the Russian Federation, may strengthen Ukraine`s position in lawsuits against Russia, according to a statement published on the website of the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine. Military prosecutors recorded the fact of changing the navigation data of drilling...

    U.S. Congress approves defense budget for 2017, providing for military aid to Ukraine
    Dec03

    U.S. Congress approves defense budget for 2017, providing for military aid to Ukraine

    The United States plans to expand military cooperation with Ukraine, in particular, to provide the equipment and technical support to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, as stated in the draft U.S. defense budget for 2017, approved by the lower house of Congress, according to Deutsche Welle. The document was adopted by an overwhelming...

    Ukraine asks Interpol to launch international search for ”Scythian gold”
    Dec03

    Ukraine asks Interpol to launch international search for ”Scythian gold”

    Pechersk District Court of Kyiv ordered to seize the ”Scythian gold”, which was exhibited at the expo in the Netherlands titled Crimea – the golden island in the Black Sea, as reported by the press service of the Prosecutor`s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. In addition, a copy of the court order was forwarded to Interpol with a...

    Ukraine informs NATO on signs of possible transporting chemical weapons from Syria to Crimea
    Dec03

    Ukraine informs NATO on signs of possible transporting chemical weapons from Syria to Crimea

    During their visit to NATO Headquarters, the Ukrainian delegation handed over the Allies information, which indicates possible transportation of chemical weapons from Syria to the occupied Crimea, head of Ukraine`s Permanent Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, MP Iryna Friz (BPP) has told UNIAN. ”We handed over an analytical report on...

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