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New Gaza flotilla: 'We are not scared of Israeli brutality'
A new flotilla with humanitarian aid on board is going to help people in Gaza; the mission is beyond political polarization and in full compliance with international law, Osama Qashoo, member of the first flotilla to Gaza, told RT’s In The Now.

15.05.2015 12:43

​France offers Mistral contract termination, hopes to get off cheap – report
France has proposed to terminate the Mistral ships contract, offering €100mn less than Moscow paid upfront, not to mention other costs, and only after Russia allows selling the helicopter carriers to a third party, sources told Kommersant newspaper.

15.05.2015 02:52

Cancelation of Mistral ship deal with Russia could cost France up to €5bn - report
Two Mistral helicopter carriers could end up costing France as much as €5 billion if it fails to deliver them to Russia, according to a French magazine. Paris and Moscow are also now locked in a dispute about how much compensation should be paid.

14.05.2015 12:20

Re-commissioned? Soviet nuke-capable sub-killing copter comeback slated
The Russian Navy has reportedly expressed interest in resurrecting the once-feared nuclear-capable Mi-14 anti-submarine helicopter. In the 1990s, Washington insisted on their decommissioning, along with strategic bombers and ballistic missiles.

13.05.2015 06:11

Iran warships to accompany humanitarian cargo ship to Yemen
Iranian warships will accompany a humanitarian aid cargo vessel bound for Yemen, as Tehran is wary that it could be intercepted by Saudi forces. It is heading to the port of Hodaida, which is held by Shia Houthi rebels.

12.05.2015 14:43

US Navy jet crashes in Persian Gulf, pilots safe
A US Navy Super Hornet has crashed in the Persian Gulf shortly after taking off from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, the US Navy said in a press release.

12.05.2015 19:15

​Newly elected Tory hawks hint at backbench rebellion over defense cuts
As pro-defense MP’s enter parliament and assume roles in David Cameron’s new administration, backbench Tories are already urging a sharp increase in military spending and voicing their opposition to defense cuts.

12.05.2015 14:21

Swedish activists deploy ‘gay propaganda’ defense system against lurking Russian subs
In a flashy effort to help their military fend off the perceived threat of Russian submarines, Swedish peace activists have deployed a neon underwater “defense system” which sends out a welcoming message reading “this way if you are gay.”

12.05.2015 02:14

Baltic Fortress 2015: NATO warships start drills off Lithuanian coast
Around 20 vessels representing nine NATO member states have begun the Baltic Fortress 2015 exercises, taking place off the Lithuanian Baltic Sea coast.

11.05.2015 16:10

​10 most impressive videos from V-Day celebrations
At least 8 million people poured out onto the streets of Russian cities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany, and hundreds of thousands marked the date in former Soviet republics and further abroad.

09.05.2015 19:22

‘France needs Russia’s approval to sell Mistral warships’ - Russia's arms chief
France won’t be able to sell the ill-fated Mistral warships, which were initially built for Russia, without permission from Moscow, Dmitry Rogozin, Russia’s deputy prime minister, said.

09.05.2015 17:30

Chinese warships to join Russian Navy in Black Sea, Mediterranean for historic drill
Two Chinese missile frigates will enter the Russian Black Sea naval base of Novorossiysk for the first time in history. They will then conduct joint exercises with Russia in the Mediterranean.

07.05.2015 14:10