President Putin’s office is composing an answer to US President Obama’s letter on missile defense, nuclear disarmament and transparent interaction. The Kremlin promises to have the answer ready no later than May 20.
The proposed Russian air defense base in Belarus is not directed against NATO and should not be seen as a response to the proposed to American missile defense plan in Europe, Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said.
From trademark tanks and fighter jets to the latest, unrivalled missile defense systems – the Victory Day parade stages a military show right in the heart of Russia’s busy capital. RT takes a closer look at the defense technology in the spotlight.
Israel’s reported second air strike on Syria in two days targeted a facility just outside the capital. But there was no escalation toward Israel to justify the attack – and Tel Aviv is only trying to drag the US into the conflict.
Israel has declared a state of alert on its embassies, consulates, and missions around the world after reportedly launching two airstrikes on Syria, Al-Mayadeen reported. The IDF has deployed a rocket defense system in the north of the country.