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Polish general ‘calls back support’ of Ukraine over nationalist glorification
Retired General Waldemar Skrzypczak, an influential figure in the Polish military, says he withdraws all words of support for Ukraine due to the country’s sliding towards nationalism. Earlier he advocated supplying heavy weapons to Kiev.

18.04.2015 14:13

Obama downplays Russia S-300 supply to Iran, ‘jaws drop’ in Israel
US President Barack Obama has admitted he was “surprised” that Moscow held back resumption of S-300 supplies to Iran for so long. Some Israeli officials are reportedly saying the prospect of derailing the Iran nuclear talks is now zero.

18.04.2015 07:15

Russia’s bilateral ties with Iran: S-300 issue
Russia’s decision to lift restrictions on delivery of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran is legal, reasonable and will contribute to regional and global stability.

18.04.2015 11:43

Army-2015: Russian military announces largest arms expo
The Russian army is preparing its largest ever expo this June, showcasing around 5,000 pieces of cutting edge military hardware – tanks, warships, planes and space technologies – on a 5,000-hectare display area outside Moscow.

17.04.2015 16:32

Nuclear deal or no nuclear deal? That is the question
As neocons are working to destroy Iran's tentative nuclear deal, US President Obama will have to either reinvent America's policy or give in to Israel's lobby and Saudi Arabia's paranoiac fear of Shia Islam.

17.04.2015 12:07

​China warns Japanese air, sea surveillance patrols increasing safety hazards
Beijing issued a statement saying Japanese spy vehicles posed a threat to Chinese ships and planes. The comments come just days after Tokyo said it has been increasingly forced to scramble fighter jets in response to Russian and Chinese incursions.

17.04.2015 11:03

‘Ulterior motives behind sanctions, Ukraine crisis’
President Putin’s statement that sanctions won’t be lifted soon is justified as they are just a manifestation of a Western desire to have a geopolitical conflict with Russia, said John Laughland from the Institute of Democracy and Cooperation.

16.04.2015 13:44

Russia, China, Iran: In sync
Over past decades, the pre-fabricated myth of an elusive “Iranian bomb” was never the real issue between the US and Iran; the issue was how to subdue – or “isolate” - a powerful, independent nation that refused to toe the exceptionalist line.

16.04.2015 12:38

Drones will hunt in packs, as US Navy unveils LOCUST prototype launcher
Drone technology is getting ever more deadly. The US Navy has released a video detailing LOCUST – the new tool allowing multiple drones to coordinate and swarm the enemy autonomously. It’s designed to protect large US vessels nearby.

16.04.2015 12:35

​Amnesty condemns Bahrain’s ‘rampant’ human rights abuses days before F1 Grand Prix
Amnesty International has published a report condemning Bahrain for its “rampant” human rights abuses days before the country hosts the Formula 1 Grand Prix.

16.04.2015 09:00

Activists urge ban on realistic toy guns, to prevent America-style tragedies
A Public Chamber member is asking Russian lawmakers to ban the sales of toys that look like real firearms, saying that such move would prevent abuse by criminals and police mistakes that result in tragedies.

16.04.2015 07:30

​‘Why do they keep shooting?’ Violence spikes in E. Ukraine, OSCE blames Kiev forces
The latest OSCE mission report on the Ukrainian conflict has recorded a spike in violence, with monitors largely blaming Kiev. However, RT’s correspondent says the shooting pales in comparison to what locals went through before the Minsk deal.

15.04.2015 13:24