Russian reconnaissance officers stationed at the 102nd military base in Armenia are currently in training, including specific exercise to practice the use of unmanned air vehicles or drones, the press service of the Southern Military District told RIA Novosti on Friday.Add comments
The United States will provide financial support to Ukrainian government troops by allocating them $33 million by the end of this year, US ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt said at a briefing on Friday.
China’s airlines prepare to announce collapses in profits and dramatic losses in the wake of Chinese land forces’ military exercises, with about 26,000 flights being canceled, The Financial Times reported on Thursday.
Two Russian submarines are entering service just in time for the Russian Navy Day, which falls on July 27 this year: a Yasen-class nuclear attack submarine Severodvinsk and a Borei-class ballistic missile submarine Alexander Nevsky.
The European Union has received information from the Russian Defense Ministry on the tragic Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crash in eastern Ukraine and is currently assessing it, EU Ambassador to Russia Vygaudas Ušackas told RIA Novosti on Friday.
Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry said the defense material found in an airplane en route from Vietnam to Ukraine and seized by the Finnish customs authority was sent to the crisis-hit country for maintenance, Agence France-Presse has reported.
NATO is expected to consider supplying a base in Szczecin, Poland, with additional personnel and equipment to help the alliance respond faster to any threat posed by Russia, a NATO military officer told RIA Novosti.
The reception of telemetry data from the Foton-M, a research spacecraft carrying life in space, even after connection with the biosatellite was lost proves that it can operate autonomously for a long time, Roscosmos, Russia’s Federal Space Agency, said in a statement Thursday.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) declared that the Polish authorities violated human rights back in 2002 by allowing the CIA to hold two prisoners on the country’s territory, Reuters reported on Thursday.