Russia is now upgrading its nuclear arsenal to the number allowed by the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), according to Franz Klintsevich, first deputy chairman of Russia's Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security.
In September, Russia and Belarus will hold a large-scale military exercise dubbed Zapad-2017 (West-2017). The Zapad drills are a quadrennial joint exercise and were held for the last time in 2013. However, this year’s drills are regarded by many in Belarus and Europe as a "threat."
Ukraine’s banking crisis is a time bomb as many of the loans taken from banks will never be paid back, the German newspaper Die Welt wrote.
In a recent interview, United States President Donald Trump that that the key strategic agreement between the US and Russia is a "bad deal" and vowed to build up the US nuclear potential.
Russia and Iran have agreed a roadmap for joint production of nuclear fuel, Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) said Saturday in an interview with a local news agency.
Five people suspected of plotting the October 2016 coup attempt in Montenegro signed the plea agreement with the country’s Special State Prosecutor’s Office and were released from custody, local media reported on Saturday.
Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces have received a unique simulator to teach signal officers how to operate the Yars intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Defense Ministry said Saturday.
Turkey intends to continue its advance into Syria to drive Islamists out of their Raqqa stronghold after securing a strategic town in Syria’s north, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday.
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