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US Troubled By Possible Russian Missile Sales to Iran

Russian s-300 air defense system

Russia‚Äôs decision to lift a self-imposed ban on supplying an advanced air defense system to Iran is reverberating in Washington, where officials worry the move could lead to a series of complications, some of which could further destabilize the Middle […]


Russia Sells S-400 Air Defense System To China

Russia's S-400 Triumf Air Defense System

China has purchased S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, director general of Russia’s major arms exporting company Rosoborobexport Anatoly Isaykin has told the Kommersant daily in an interview. Isaykin refused to disclose terms of contract but confirmed that China had […]


Russia lifts ban on supplying S-300 missiles to Iran

Russia lifts ban on supplying S-300 missiles to Iran

Moscow: President Vladimir Putin on Monday lifted a ban on supplying Iran with sophisticated S-300 air defence missile systems after Tehran struck a landmark framework deal with the West over its nuclear program. While Iran welcomed the development, it sparked […]


Canada Grants Kiev Access to Sophisticated Satellite Imagery

Canada Grants Kiev Access to Sophisticated Satellite Imagery

Ukraine has gained access to Canadian satellite images that Ottawa’s own military forces could hardly afford; it still remains unclear how much the agreement with the Kiev regime will cost Canadian taxpayers. Canadian authorities have announced they would provide Ukraine […]


Nordics to Step Up Security Cooperation On Perceived Russian Threat

Nordics to Step Up Security Cooperation On Perceived Russian Threat

Norwegian daily Aftenposten reported Thursday on the defence cooperation agreement involving Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Denmark in an op-ed undersigned by their respective Defence Ministers. The background to the intensified collaboration was said to be the perceived threat posed […]


White House says classified systems not hacked

White House says classified systems not hacked

US officials insisted Tuesday that a cyber attack late last year did not compromise White House classified systems, but refused to confirm reports Russia was behind the breach. “There was an event last year,” said deputy national security advisor Ben […]


Borey-Class Nuclear Submarines to Serve Russian Fleet Until 2050

Borey-Class Nuclear Submarines to Serve Russian Fleet Until 2050

Eight Borey-class nuclear submarines will join the Russian Navy by 2020 and will be the backbone of Russia’s marine nuclear forces. “The Borey can serve up to 30 years with planned upkeep and modernization,” Igor Vilnit told RIA Novosti in […]


Russia-friendly Greece could ‘paralyze’ NATO

Russia-friendly Greece could ‘paralyze’ NATO

A Moscow-friendly Greece could paralyse NATO’s ability to react to Russian aggression, former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski warned Wednesday. Athens could use its veto to slow the alliance’s response if Russia set its sights on its Baltic member […]


Russian bombers spark NATO scramble, protest in Baltic

Russian bombers spark NATO scramble, protest in Baltic

NATO jets were scrambled Tuesday to escort Russian fighters and nuclear-capable bombers flying near the Baltic states and Sweden with their transponders switched off, sparking protests over the danger they posed to civil aviation. Lithuania’s defence ministry spokeswoman Asta Galdikaite […]


 
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