The long-standing tradition of cooperation between Russia and France should not fall victim to “timeserving decisions,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday, commenting on the recent statement by a senior French diplomat.
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Rossiya Segodnya spoke to Col. Yury Torshin, a retired officer of the FSB SOC Alpha unit. Col. Torshin took part in freeing hostages in School #1 in Beslan and then Nord Ost in Moscow. He was awarded five military orders and three combat medals. Rossiya Segodnya found out why Islamists chose to attack children and what price the Alpha unit officers paid to rescue hostages.
This summer, the Ukrainian crisis has raised more and more difficult questions. Who shot down the Malaysian flight over Ukraine? Why has the international investigation of its flight recorders in London failed to yield any information so far? Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov answered these and other questions in an interview with Rossiya Segodnya.
On the eve of the 65th anniversary of the first USSR atomic bomb explosion, Rossiya Segodnya met with one of the its creators, Dr. Arkady Brish, a renowned Russian nuclear weapons engineer. Brish told us about Stalin, nuclear myths and why you can’t steal a bomb.