The ongoing doping scandal against Russia has been gathering pace thanks to the efforts of one man only, Grigory Rodchenkov, who used to chair the anti-doping laboratory in Sochi, to the greatest shame of the laboratory. According to him, all Russian athletes without exception were taking doping. How many lies are there in his words?
The individuals, whose names appear in the WADA report as direct executors, will be suspended from their posts pending investigation, said President Vladimir Putin. According to the Russian president, the uneasy atmosphere that has developed around international sports and the Olympic movement brings up the situation from the early 1980s
WADA has called to suspend Russian athletes from all international competitions, including the Olympics. Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday, July 18, that the Kremlin was strongly opposed to the use of doping in sports. Russia believes that there an anti-Russian coalition being created in sport
after the decision of the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Russia needs to terminate the fundamental NATO-Russia act. Russia is already regarded as an enemy. NATO is deploying troops near Russia already. When they conduct a dialogue, they simply set forth their requirements and say that Russia must meet them, that's all
Russia is developing a hypersonic strategic bomber capable of striking nuclear blows from space. The aircraft will be able to reach any part of the world in 1 or 2 hours. The engine will be able to operate both in the atmosphere of the planet and in near-Earth space, where there is no air. It will be one platform for both aircraft and rocket...
Six Russian long-range Tu-22M3 bombers attacked positions of the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria. A large field camp and three armories of the militants were destroyed. The airstrike was conducted on the targets that had been previously identified and confirmed through several intelligence channels.
How much politics is there in the story about the prohibition for Russian athletes to participate in the Summer Olympics in connection with the alleged use of doping drugs? Interestingly, the biggest scandal in the history of WADA was connected with too many positive samples at the World Athletic Championship in the USA
During the recent weeks, NATO military officials have made quite a few attempts to demonstrate the power and the resources of the alliance to Russia. The results of those demonstrations have turned out to be somewhat surprising. The state of affairs inside NATO objectively reflects the state of affairs in Europe, and in the West in general
Has a letter from Turkish President Erdogan solved all the problems in the Russian-Turkish relations? Have the relations between the two countries returned back to normal? It is believed that the apology from Turkey came as a formal step. The Turks, apparently, do not suggest anything else to recover the bilateral ties with Russia
Russia plans to conduct flight tests of the new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile Sarmat. The state-of-the-art ICBM is expected to come into service in 2018. Sarmat missiles will replace most powerful ballistic complexes RS-20V Voevoda. The new ICBM should be able to reach and strike targets via both the North and the South Pole
For decades, Western military officials have talked about the Russian military capabilities and strategy as outdated and obsolete. they would say that the Russian Air Force was more stupid than smart, while the Russian navy was rusty. However, Russia's military capabilities of recent years have left the West in a state of shock
Russian President Vladimir Putin concluded his official visit to China. The head of state held meetings with Chinese leader Xi Jinping and other representatives of the top political leadership of China. Russia builds a nuclear power plant in Taiwan - two power units have been launched with Russians participation
Russia and Turkey have agreed to take necessary measures to improve relations between the two countries. On June 27, President Putin received a message from his Turkish counterpart, in which Erdogan apologized for killing the pilot of the downed Su-24 Russian bomber. Erdogan also expressed his willingness to restore friendly relations with Russia