• Syrian War Report – July 27, 2018

    Syrian War Report – July 27, 2018

    Syrian Army Eliminates Over 600 ISIS Members In Southern Syria...
  • Russia completes pop-up tests of most advanced Sarmat ICBM

    Russia completes pop-up tests of most advanced Sarmat ICBM

    Russia has completed the pop-up tests of the most advanced Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Defense Ministry announced on Thursday. «The program of the system’s pop-up tests has been completed with the positive results, which makes it possible to switch to preparations for the flight trials of the...
  • Russia sets up center for receiving, relocating, accommodating refugees in Syria

    Russia sets up center for receiving, relocating, accommodating refugees in Syria

    Moscow has set up a center for receiving, relocating, accommodating refugees in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, adding that the Center would also organize humanitarian aid deliveries. «Acting in coordination with the Syrian authorities, Russia has set up a center for receiving, relocating,...
  • Syrian government troops take control of 90% of Daraa province — Russian diplomat

    Syrian government troops take control of 90% of Daraa province — Russian diplomat

    The Syrian government troops gained control of 90% of the Daraa province in the country’s southwest as of July 16, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday. «Amid the general tension, some new positive moments capture attention. They are mostly related to the successful operations of the...
  • Russian Navy to get Admiral Gorshkov frigate on July 28

    Russian Navy to get Admiral Gorshkov frigate on July 28

    The Project 22350 lead frigate Admiral Gorshkov is expected to be delivered to the Russian Navy a day before the Main Naval Parade in St. Petersburg, President of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation Alexei Rakhmanov told TASS agency on Wednesday. «Yes, the fleet has such thoughts», he said, responding to...
  • EU slaps Google with record $5 billion fine for antitrust violations

    EU slaps Google with record $5 billion fine for antitrust violations

    European regulators have hit Google with a €4.3 billion ($5 billion) antitrust fine for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system. It’s the highest anti-competition penalty ever imposed on a company by the EU. The fine was announced on Wednesday after the EU found the US company...
  • The great dollar dump: Russia liquidates US Treasury holdings

    The great dollar dump: Russia liquidates US Treasury holdings

    Russia is continuing to diversify state reserves away from US debt. The latest data from the US Treasury shows that Russia’s share hit an 11-year minimum and totaled only $14.9 billion. The share of US sovereign debt bonds in Russia’s portfolio has been reduced dramatically in recent months. Russia...
  • EU’s decision to extend sanctions on Russia comes into force

    EU’s decision to extend sanctions on Russia comes into force

    The European Union’s decision to extend sanctions on Russia for another six months has come into force on Monday. The decision was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. According to the document, the decision made by the Council of the European Union «concerning restrictive measures» against...