Thursday, July 20, 2017

US claims of Syrian chemical attacks are ‘speculations without facts’ — Russian official

The White House warning of new chemical attacks allegedly planned by the Syrian government is unsubstantiated and a complication of reconciliation processes, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov. "These speculations are not backed up by anything. No one is putting forward any facts," Gatilov said, Russian...

Russia successfully launches Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile

Russia successfully launches Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile
The Borey-class submarine "Yuriy Dolgorukiy" carried out a successful launch of the RSM-56 Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile on Monday. The Russian Defense Ministry reported that the warheads of the Bulava missile were launched from the Barents Sea and successfully hit the designated targets at the...

Armed Russian Su-27 fighter jet comes within 5 feet of US recon jet

An armed Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in the Baltic Sea on Monday, two U.S. officials told Fox News. The Russian Su-27 jet had air-to-air missiles under its wings and approached the U.S. Air Force RC-135 recon jet "rapidly," coming...

Smoke detected at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl power plant

Ukraine nuclear watchdog says, Ukraine’s nuclear regulatory body reported smoke at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl, adding that it was briefly “liquidated” by the state emergency personnel and the radiological situation at the site has not changed following the incident. “At 15:57...

‘He is a good guy’ — Ex-FBI Comey confirms Trump told him to ‘let Flynn probe go’

Fired FBI director James Comey confirmed in a statement Wednesday that US President Donald Trump urged him to drop an investigation into his former national security advisor Michael Flynn, then under scrutiny for his Russia contacts. "I hope you can see your way clear to...

We don’t care who’s the head of US — Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday rejected allegations that his country influenced last year’s U.S. presidential election, saying such an act “wouldn’t make sense” and that he hadn’t seen “any direct proof of Russian interference” that would have aided the election of Donald Trump. In...

Federal contractor arrested by FBI over leak of NSA report on Russian hacking

A government contractor in Georgia was arrested this weekend after a classified National Security Agency report was leaked on an alleged cyberattack attempt by Russian military intelligence officers on a voting software company and local election officials, wrote HuffPost on Tuesday.  Reality Leigh Winner, a 25-year-old...

Powerful storm left several people dead in Moscow

Russian media reports a powerful storm left several people dead, and over 40 others asked for medical assistance in Moscow after a storm, mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Monday. Sputnik News said 11 people died, 50 injured due to a heavy storm in Moscow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJ_qTIM3Rkk https://twitter.com/SputnikInt/status/869220013412159488

Trump advisor says US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

Trump advisor said US rules out easing sanctions on Russia, reported AFP News Agency on Friday. AFP News Agency -- Washington will not ease sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine and may even get tougher on Moscow, the White House said Friday, ending...

Russian FSB detained a group of terrorists who has plotted public attacks in Moscow

Russian media reported on Thursday, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) detained a Daesh-linked group of terrorists who has plotted public transportation attacks in Moscow. Sputnik News reports -- According to the FSB, those detained are the citizens of Russia and Central Asian states. "The FSB...

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