Western policy-makers suddenly admit the falsity of their statements about Russia as soon as they retire. Former US President Jimmy Carter said that the return of the Crimea to Russia was inevitable against the backdrop of the Ukrainian crisis. The head of French intelligence, General Gomart, stated that the Russian army had not invaded Ukraine
Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russia would form three new divisions before the end of the year to respond to NATO's aggressive expansion. According to Shoigu, Russia intends to counteract to NATO's actions near the borders of Russia. The S-500 will be able to reach targets at altitudes of about 200 kilometers
The role played by all institutions of the Russian Federation at all levels has been praised by the Chair of the Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons today, the International Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare.
The US Ministry of Justice banned the Crimean Tatar People Mejlis, as being an extremist organization. Washington called on Moscow to cancel this “unfounded and illegal” order. What for does the West pile up so much lie around the Crimean-Tatar problem?
Russia's new radar will be able to detect not only ground, but also air targets. The new complex will stay on guard of both the state border and strategically important objects. The systems will monitor the movement of vehicles, people and small drones at a distance of 20 kilometers
In 1999, Russia announced the works to create a new strategic bomber to replace Tu-95MS and Tu-160 bomber aircraft (the White Swan, NATO reporting name Black Jack). The new plane was to be ready by 2010, but the plans did not materialize, due to shortfalls in the development of the engines
On April 19, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev delivered a report at the State Duma about efforts of the Russian government to overcome consequences of the economic crisis in Russia. The Russian economy remains under the heavy influence of several negative factors. In 1990s, such conditions would have destroyed Russia
Pravda.Ru journalists have recently visited the city of Severodvinsk, one of the centers of the Russian shipbuilding industry, one of the main bases of the Northern Fleet, from where submarines would set off for their missions. The city used to be one of the most secret places in the USSR. Nowadays, the city is open for everyone
Russian President Putin held a televised Q&A conference on Apr 14. Most questions were related to public utilities, corruption and socio-economic guarantees. This year's Q&A conference is Putin's 14th. The first conference was held in 2001. The longest conference took place in 2013, when Putin was answering questions for 4 hours, 48 minutes
Amnesty of capitals for individuals is to be completed by the summer of the current year in Russia. There will be no extension for the program, as only 200 applications have been submitted during the first six months. Banks will be obliged to monitor the origin and movement of assets, but Russia should move further
Russia has created several unique aircraft. The Su-35 is already in use, and we have been testing the fifth-generation T-50 for several years. These are very good results, because no one could even think that it could be possible in the middle of the 1990s. Russia has lost a lot. Time is one of the most important factors in competition
On April 7, Vladimir Putin participated in the work of the forum of the All-National People's Front "Truth and Justice." The Q&A format of the meeting made it a full-fledged press conference, at which Putin talked about a variety of issues. Putin answered a question about the infamous "Panama Papers" - another act of media warfare against Russia
During the Ukrainian era in the history of Crimea, the shipbuilding industry of the peninsula had been lost and forgotten. Routine repairs would not be conducted, equipment would not be upgraded either. The Ukrainian period has led to the decline of shipbuilding and ship repair in Crimea. Russia's number one task today is to restore the factories...