Sergei Kuzhugetovich Shoygu has been serving in the Russian Government as the Minister of Defence since 2012. Prior to that, Shoygu was taking the position of the head of the Ministry for Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) from 1991 to 2012. Defence Minister Shoygu holds the rank of the General of the Russian Army
The Russian Aerospace Forces operation in Syria has revealed some constructional deficiencies in the Russian military equipment, the Minister of Defence Sergey Shoygu said. Before that the Russian Defence Minister Shoygu reported that Russian state-of-the-art weapon had showed its reliability and efficiency in course of operation in Syria
Despite the fact that the Belgian Ministry of Defence has received documents from Moscow confirming the participation of Royal Air Force fighter aircraft in the bombings of the Syrian village of Hassadjek near Aleppo, Brussels continues denying its involvement in the air strike, claiming that Russia has fabricated the data
Schiaparelli lander of the Russian-European ExoMars mission landed on the surface of Mars, but it has not been possible to establish connection with the craft since then. During the next mission on Mars in 2020, the landing will be conducted solely in the area of responsibility of the Russian side
To gain a foothold in key markets in the oil and gas industry, as well as in the field of mining, Russian companies have been actively concluding new deals and making acquisitions. Russian mining companies have recently started an impressive amount of new projects. The story kicked off with the purchase of Essar Oil, India's 2nd largest oil...
The Russian Federation has won the fifteen-year geopolitical chess match with the west. However, Moscow could be described as an unwilling victor because it never envisaged a situation in which it would be forced to outsmart its "partners" just to survive. The idea at the turn of the century was something totally different.
One should listen to what the Americans say. The point is to hear, but the effect is frightening. The USA imposed sanctions on Russia and forced Europe to join them. However, Russia was not the first victim. At first, the USA punished French banks that were working with Iran at the time when the country was staying under the burden of US sanctions
The NATO representatives assert that Russia has deployed all the ships of its Northern fleet and part of the Baltic one to reinforce the campaign in Syria, the Reuters wrote with a reference to an unnamed diplomat of the organization.
"If the US, contrary to common sense and painful to itself experience, still takes the path of further expansion of sanctions, I assure you, there are moves in our arsenal that will be quite painful. First of all, it relates to the US position in the world and US policy for Russia and the European sector on the whole," senior Russian official said
Bob Dylan, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016, "besides being the 'soul' of his generation, is an excellent writer and musician who reinvents himself constantly, defying time. He is a worthy winner of the Nobel," says Stephen Wilson, professor at the University of Coimbra (UC), Portugal, who for nearly two decades has been studying...