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France ready to transfer warship technology to Russia: PM

France ready to transfer warship technology to Russia: PM

French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said on a visit to Moscow on Thursday that France was ready to transfer military technology if it won a tender to supply Russia with Mistral warships. “There is no question about the technology transfer, […]


Russia warns Poland against hosting US fighter jets

Russia warns Poland against hosting US fighter jets

Russia on Thursday warned Poland against hosting US F-16 fighter jets, possibly from 2013, saying it would work to counter the move. Poland’s Defence Minister Bogdan Klich announced last month that his country would accept a US proposal to host […]


NATO has plans to protect Baltics from Russia: WikiLeaks

NATO has plans to protect Baltics from Russia: WikiLeaks

London: Military alliance NATO has drawn up plans to defend the Baltic states against Russian threats, US diplomatic cables released Tuesday by WikiLeaks showed. An existing defence plan covering Poland was extended to include Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania after they […]


What Russia’s Stealth Fighter Developments Mean for America

What Russia’s Stealth Fighter Developments Mean for America

Russia’s development of the PAK FA fifth-generation stealth fighter could challenge American air supremacy, especially if Russia sells the PAK FA to its usual buyers of military equipment. In the U.S., closure of the F-22 production line has severely limited […]


Russia to increase missiles unless shield agreed: Putin

Russia to increase missiles unless shield agreed: Putin

Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Moscow will build up its “striking forces” including nuclear weapons to ensure security if a joint decision on missile defence fails. Putin’s remarks came shortly after President Dmitry Medvedev warned in his annual […]


Tempers rise over WikiLeaks revelations

Tempers rise over WikiLeaks revelations

WASHINGTON: The United States faced a storm of anger from foreign governments who were scrutinized in leaked cables as President Barack Obama named an expert to prevent it from happening again. Under pressure, Amazon booted activist website WikiLeaks from its […]


Russian tactical nuclear missiles a US concern

Russian tactical nuclear missiles a US concern

Washington: Russia moved tactical nuclear warheads to within miles of its borders with NATO countries as recently as late spring, complicating US ties with Moscow, a report said Tuesday, as Congress mulled a new arms control treaty. The Wall Street […]


US concerned over French ship for Russia:WikiLeaks

US concerned over French ship for Russia:WikiLeaks

Washington: The United States voiced concern to France earlier this year over the possible sale of a French warship to Russia, saying it sent a “mixed signal” to both Moscow and Eastern European allies, according to a leaked US document […]


Russia to Allow NATO Armored Vehicles Through to Afghanistan

Russia to Allow NATO Armored Vehicles Through to Afghanistan

Russia will let NATO take armored vehicles to Afghanistan and return supplies through its territory under an expanded transit deal. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the announcement at a joint meeting in Moscow with visiting Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmay […]


 
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