A 4.9-strong earthquake took place near the North Kuril range. RIA Novosti was told in the Kamchatka experimental-methodological seismic party that the earth tremor occurred at 01.04, local time, 150 km north-east of the Paramushir island, the North Kuril range in the Pacific.
The nearest settlement is the town of Severo-Kurilsk on the Paramushir island. There is no information on the victims and destruction
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said