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Sergey Lavrov: Russia vows support for Tajikistan in case of attack from Afghan border

In the event of an attack on Tajikistan from the border with Afghanistan, the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) would urgently convene, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov vowed during...

US left Afghan airfield Bagram at night, didn’t tell new commander

By KATHY GANNON The U.S. left Afghanistan’s Bagram Airfield after nearly 20 years by shutting off the electricity and slipping away in the night without notifying the base’s new Afghan...

Turkey to make its own maritime missile-launching system after sanctions interrupt Lockheed plans

By: Tayfun Ozberk Turkish defense company Roketsan is to develop a vertical launching system for the country’s first locally made frigate, after American sanctions disrupted original procurement plans, said naval platforms...

Taliban seize key Kandahar district after fierce fighting

The Taliban have captured a key district in their former bastion of Kandahar after fierce night-time fighting with Afghan government forces, officials said Sunday, the latest area to be...

Lukashenko says Belarus wraps up major counterterrorism operation

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko announced on Friday that a major counterterrorism operation has concluded in Belarus, the BelTA news agency informs. "Today, we concluded a major counterterrorism organization in the...

Putin slams incident with British warship off Crimea as a provocation

The incident with the British guided missile destroyer Defender off Crimea was a clear provocation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during his annual Q&A session on Wednesday. "This is, of...

“Kanal Istanbul” project kicks off with bridge construction

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday launched a $15 billion canal project intended to relieve pressure on the busy Bosphorus Strait by laying the foundations of a bridge over...

Belgorod nuclear sub begins its first sea trials

Russia’s Belgorod special-purpose nuclear-powered submarine of Project 09852 began the manufacturer’s sea trials in the White Sea, a shipbuilding industry source told TASS on the sideliens of the International...

Vassily Nebenzia: Russia faces resistance to all its reconciliation efforts in Syria

Russia’s numerous attempts to achieve reconciliation in Syria encounter political counteraction from other states, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Vassily Nebenzia said on Friday. "Russia takes maximum efforts to...

Russian security chief points to global revival of biological weapons

There are clear signs of dangerous pathogens being used with military and political aims, Nikolai Patrushev notedMOSCOW, June 24. /TASS/. The global revival of biological weapons has already begun,...

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US sets new Cuba sanctions as Biden meets Cuban-Americans

The Biden administration announced new sanctions on Friday against Cuba’s national revolutionary police and its top two officials as the U.S. looks to increase...

Ilyushin ready to modernize its IL-76 aircraft fleet from all around the world

MOSCOW, July 30. /TASS/. OJSC Il (part of United Aircraft Corporation, UAC) is ready to offer a modernized package for upgrades to Il-76 planes...

Nord Stream 2 is 99% complete, Fortuna barge is working at final section

The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is by now 99% complete, the Fortuna pipe-laying barge is working at the final section, a representative with...

Il-112V to replace Soviet-time military transport aircraft — chief designer

MOSCOW, July 27. /TASS/. Russia’s latest military transport plane, Il-112V, will help to upgrade Russia’s fleet of military transport aircraft, currently dominated by Soviet-made...

Americans’ optimism about country’s direction over next year drops nearly 20 points since May

As President Joe Biden completed 100 days in office, the country was optimistic about the coming year, but now, just after hitting the six-month mark, Americans' optimism about the...