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.
Commercial aircraft manufacturer Boeing has signed a contract with Iranian flagship carrier Iran Air, becoming the first US company to do so since 1979, Agence France-Presse reported Thursday, referencing to the company’s report.