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 Trump plans to expand nuclear capacity of US

Trump plans to expand nuclear capacity of US

US President Donald Trump plans to expand the country's nuclear capacity to prove Washington's leading position. He expressed concern the US has fallen behind in nuclear weapon capacity. …

 Iran to purchase Russia#039s Sukhoi Superjet 100

Iran to purchase Russia's Sukhoi Superjet 100

Iran has expressed an interest in purchasing 12 Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) airliners, Russia's Minister of Energy, Alexander Novak, said. "Iran is interested in acquiring 12 Sukhoi Superjet 100 planes …

Moscow holds memorial service for ambassador Churkin

Moscow holds memorial service for ambassador Churkin

A memorial service for the late Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, is taking place in Moscow's Central Clinic Hospital. Churkin will be interred at Moscow's Troyekurovskoye Cemetery …

Margvelashvili: Belarusian-Georgian relations get new impetus

Margvelashvili: Belarusian-Georgian relations get new impetus

The relations between Belarus and Georgia have acquired a new impetus, the Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said According to him, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's visit to Georgia in …

Tbilisi to hold UEFA GROW summit

Tbilisi to hold UEFA GROW summit

The International summit UEFA GROW will be held in Tbilisi on March 1-2, the website of the Georgian Football Federation (GFF) said. The event, which will be held in this format for the first time, is being prepared by UEFA with the …

Daesh announces withdrawal from Syria#039s Al Bab

Daesh announces withdrawal from Syria's Al Bab

The Islamic State (ISIL or Daesh, outlawed in Russia) terrorist group has started to leave the besieged northern Syrian town of Al Bab, media reports said Thursday. The Daesh has announced the start of its withdrawal …

Geneva holds new inter-Syrian round of peace talks

Geneva holds new inter-Syrian round of peace talks

Syrian government and opposition delegations started today a new round of peace talks at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, after 10 months of the failure of the last attempt to end the conflict, Prensa Latina reports. …

Explosion hits chemical plant in Eastern Uzbekistan

Explosion hits chemical plant in Eastern Uzbekistan

An explosion hit chemical plant Farg’onaazot, a producer of nitrogen fertilizers, in the east of Uzbekistan, resulting in several victims, the country's Emergencies Ministry said in a statement. The …

Austrian Chancellor calls on EU to soften sanctions against Russia

Austrian Chancellor calls on EU to soften sanctions against Russia

Chancellor of Austria, Christian Kern, made an appeal to review the sanctions against Russia. According to him, such measures have not led to an improvement in the situation on the key contentious issues, Bloomberg reports. The EU must …

Russia to Buy Iranian Crude Oil

Russia to Buy Iranian Crude Oil

Tehran and Moscow are close to signing an agreement for the export of 100,000 barrels per day of Iranian oil to Russia, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Tuesday. "The two sides will seal an agreement on oil export to …

Mosul airport #039liberated#039 from Isis in battle for western half of Iraq#039s second city

Mosul airport 'liberated' from Isis in battle for western half of Iraq's second city

Iraqi forces have seized Mosul's airport and a nearby military base from Islamic State, according to state-run media. The US-backed government forces hope to use the airport as a launchpad for their campaign to expel the jihadists from …

Putin names Russian targets in Syria

Putin names Russian targets in Syria

Moscow does not attempt to intervene in the internal affairs of Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, stressing the need to deliver a decisive blow to terrorism. The President noted that today it is a difficult situation in …

Tashkent and Astana to establish daily flight connection

Tashkent and Astana to establish daily flight connection

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan plan to launch daily flights between the two capitals. It is also is expected to launch a rail connection between Almaty and Tashkent. These issues were on the agenda of the meeting of the Intergovernmental …

Secretary of Georgian Patriarchate resigns

Secretary of Georgian Patriarchate resigns

The Secretary of the Patriarchate of Georgia, Mikheil Botkoveli, resigned, the local media inform. Recall that today Botkoveli said that the head of the personal guard of the Patriarch of Georgia Ilia II, Soso Okhanashvili, does not …

NATO ships show aggression towards Russian ships at Syrian coast

NATO ships show aggression towards Russian ships at Syrian coast

Today, at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian sailors claimed that NATO ships were near the Russian ships, serving at the Syrian coast. Also, the sailors noted that the actions of the Alliance ships were not …

Azerbaijan and Iran should enter the new tourism cooperation orbit, Ilham Aliyev says

Azerbaijan and Iran should enter the new tourism cooperation orbit, Ilham Aliyev says

President Ilham Aliyev stressed the need to enhance tourism cooperation with Iran. He also called for an increase in working hours at a common border crossings of Iran and Azerbaijan (the main border crossing between Azerbaijan and Iran …

Four thousand immigrants from Russia fight on Syrian side, Putin says

Four thousand immigrants from Russia fight on Syrian side, Putin says

A huge number of fighters from Russia and former Soviet republics fight in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with officers of the Northern Fleet. According to the President, there are thousands of Russian …

Saakashvili can face trial for violation of sovereignty of Ukraine, media reports

Saakashvili can face trial for violation of sovereignty of Ukraine, media reports

  Ukrainian human rights activist Oleg Kurchin submitted an application to the prosecutor general of the country on the ex-governor of the Odessa region, Mikhail Saakashvili, for the violation of the sovereignty of Ukraine, the …

Russian citizens can visit Armenia with internal passports starting from tomorrow

Russian citizens can visit Armenia with internal passports starting from tomorrow

Starting from 23 February the citizens of Russia will be able to visit Armenia with internal passports. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced about this during today’s meeting with Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward …

Kerch Strait ferry line works again

Kerch Strait ferry line works again

The work of the Kerch Strait ferry line was resumed. Previously, the crossing was closed because of the deteriorating weather conditions. Earlier, the EMERCOM rescuers warned the residents of the Krasnodar Territory about strengthening …