Keep up with the news by installing RT’s extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you.

 

Arms

​Poland, Lithuania discussing plans with Washington to harbor US army equipment
Warsaw and Vilnius are in talks with Washington about the permanent stationing of US army equipment warehouses, officials from the two countries said. Heavy weapons may be stored in the Baltic States, Romania, Bulgaria and possibly Hungary.

14.06.2015 12:48

China confirms test of new hypersonic strike vehicle 'Wu-14'
The Chinese Defense Ministry confirmed the fourth test of a hypersonic nuclear delivery vehicle, which the US called an “extreme maneuver,” amid rising tensions between the two powers in the South China Sea.

14.06.2015 13:41

US considers storing heavy weapons in Baltic and Eastern Europe – report
The Pentagon is reportedly poised to store battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and other heavy equipment for up to 5,000 US troops in Eastern European and the Baltic countries. It says the move is to reassure its NATO allies.

13.06.2015 20:31

3-year-old Ohio boy kills himself with mother’s gun
Three-year-old Marques Green killed himself while playing with his mother’s handgun, Ohio police say. The boy fatally shot himself in the chest after finding the gun in his mother’s purse.

12.06.2015 21:18

US lawmakers ban aid to Ukraine neo-Nazis
The House of Representatives unanimously adopted amendments to the US 2016 defense budget proposal, outlawing training and arming of Ukraine’s notorious paramilitary “Azov” battalion. Russia hailed the decision as “better late than never.”

12.06.2015 18:44

'Are you crazy?' People in Moscow widely oppose fake petition to nuke America (VIDEO)
While a majority of Americans asked by a US journalist to support President Obama's "plan" to nuke Russia signed a fake petition to do so, RT decided to conduct its own poll on the streets of Moscow. Most people said no to striking America.

12.06.2015 16:15

​Taliban to the rescue: Iran reportedly arms Afghan militants against US, ISIS
Tehran is reportedly betting on the Taliban’s rise and is providing the militant movement with arms and training to secure leverage over it. Iran wants influence to counter the US and have fighters ready for a possible offensive by Islamic State.

12.06.2015 13:39

£3.2bn fighter pilot training scheme 6 years behind schedule – watchdog
A multi-billion pound Typhoon fighter jet training scheme, which was outsourced to a private consortium, is six years behind schedule, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).

12.06.2015 12:46

​Activists to shut down Israeli arms factory in Gaza war anniversary protest
Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems’ UK factory will become the target of a protest to mark the anniversary of the Gaza conflict in July.

11.06.2015 12:40

‘US seems to be constantly one step behind ISIS’
The US does have a strategy to combat Islamic State in Iraq but the problem is the US is moving too slowly with it, says Max Abrahms, Professor of Public Policy at Northeastern University.

11.06.2015 12:07

US encircling Russia with bioweapons labs, covertly spreads them – Russian FM
The US is obstructing international efforts to eradicate biological weapons, seeking to involve other nations covertly in research on weaponized diseases, Moscow charged. America’s record of handling bioweapons is poor.

11.06.2015 10:59

​Police engage in high-speed chase and shootout against Moscow ‘robber gang’ (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Police were forced to chase a gang of suspected cash transport robbers through the streets of central Moscow and engage them in a shootout after an attempt to catch them red-handed was met with armed resistance.

10.06.2015 18:18