Russia increases arms shipments to Southeast Asia

Lecture “Russia in Southeast Asia” by Bilahari Kausikan Russian expansion into the region raises concerns in the West Russia is rapidly expanding arms sales around the world. On December 20, Deputy Defense Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Fomin confirmed in an interview with the Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper that over the past five years, Moscow […]

Department of State: US monitors Russia’s actions in the context of the Navalny case

Sanctions Show Russia Must Be Held Accountable for Navalny Poisoning: State Dept. The United States will pressure countries that threaten human values The United States is closely following developments in the case of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and will defend human rights by putting pressure on “countries that threaten human values.” This was announced […]

Press conference or contract match?

ISL 2020-21 | Kibu Vicuna Pre Match Press Conference | Jamshedpur FC Vs Kerala Blasters President Putin expressed hope that at least some of the problems with the new US administration would be resolved, but said that he foresees foreign interference in the Russian elections Russian President Vladimir Putin expects that at least some of […]

76 days: the history of the pandemic is written before our eyes

‘76 Days’ Director: U.S. Media Not Showing Horrors of COVID-19 | Amanpour and Company Wuhan Lockdown Documentary Available To Stream In USA In the ratings traditionally made at the end of the year by movie websites and mass media observers in many countries, the Chinese film 76 Days invariably ranks among the top ten or […]

Results of Andrzej Duda’s visit to Washington: reaction in Poland and in Russia

Trump and Poland’s President Duda on the relationship How will the acquisition of new American fighters affect the combat capability of the Polish Army? Polish and Russian experts reflect During the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda to Washington, he and US President Donald Trump signed a Declaration on Defense Cooperation in the Field of […]

Experts: US and Russia should begin negotiations on further arms control

New START and the Future of US-Russia Arms Control The extension of the START-3 Treaty should be the beginning of interaction between the two countries to develop new control measures with the involvement of China in this process In early February, the United States and Russia announced a five-year extension of the bilateral Treaty on […]

Senators Van Hollen and Young welcomed efforts to extend START III

NASA in Maryland event with U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen In 2019, they presented a bipartisan bill to extend the treaty until 2026 Senators Chris Van Hollen and Todd Young issued a statement welcoming the Biden administration’s efforts to extend the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START III) with Russia. The treaty, which expires on February […]

Biden announces the composition of his climate change team

President-elect Joe Biden introduces climate team The President-elect named the future leaders of the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Energy, as well as a number of federal agencies dealing with environmental issues President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday night announced the names of key members of his team that will fight the negative effects of climate […]

Joe Biden takes office as President of the United States

Joe Biden takes oath of office, sworn-in as 46th President of the United States Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris will also take the oath of office on Wednesday Former Vice President and Democratic Senator Joe Biden will take the oath of office as the new President of the United States on Wednesday, beginning his first term in […]

From cold war to gray: cyber conflict between the West and Russia is gaining momentum

Russia and the West: a New Cold War Former adviser to British Prime Minister talks about offensive cyber operations in response to attacks from Moscow Former security adviser to Boris Johnson said the UK recently launched a series of covert cyberattacks against Russian leaders and their interests in response to a cyber attack against the […]

Conflict in Karabakh: What Role Does Moscow Play?

Russia: Moscow expects UN bodies to play active humanitarian role in Nagorno-Karabakh – Lavrov Russia and Turkey remain two regional heavyweights and key players capable of influencing the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh The scale of the escalation of the conflict around Nagorno-Karabakh, which began on September 27, is increasing, going beyond the line of contact. The […]

Senate confirms Julie Fisher as U.S. Ambassador to Belarus

Senate Confirms Biden’s Pick for US Ambassador to UN She will become the first American ambassador to this country since 2008. The American Senate unanimously approved the appointment of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Europe and the European Union Julie Fisher as the new US Ambassador to Belarus. Fischer will become the first […]

Under Secretary of State Stephen Bigan reaffirms strategic partnership between the United States and Ukraine

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun on the need for a new U.S. Global Fragility Strategy Ukraine is grateful to the United States for consistent support of sovereignty and territorial integrity, military assistance and sanctions against Russia KYIV – The United States will continue to support Ukraine as it works to fulfill the dreams of […]

Trump refuses to attend East Asia summit

White House says Trump will not attend summit with ASEAN leaders for second straight year The President completes his 12-day tour of Asia, promising to make an important statement from the White House on the basis of international meetings US President Donald Trump missed East Asia Summit plenary at the last moment due to backlog […]

President Zurabishvili: Georgia needs a strong America

President Michel met with Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili Washington and Tbilisi draw parallels between events in the two countries Georgia supports the United States and believes in a strong America – the country that is the leader of the democratic world. This is how Georgian politicians reacted to the riots in Washington. “For thirty years […]

Russia and China do not support US nuclear disarmament efforts

U.S. “not going to allow Russia and China to continue” increasing nuclear stockpiles, top negotia… The United States will have to confront Moscow and Beijing if trilateral talks on limiting nuclear weapons fail Efforts to contain the potential nuclear arms race and the deployment of weapons in outer space will be one of the top […]

Pompeo: USA will support the people of Belarus in their aspirations

Pompeo: Belarus Doesn’t Need To Take Sides Between Russia And U.S. At the same time, the Secretary of State did not call Tikhanovskaya the legitimate leader of Belarus. US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said that the United States is firmly on the side of the people of Belarus in their confrontation with President Alexander […]

Ambassador Sullivan: the United States does not interfere in the internal affairs of Russia

China and Russia say Western powers should refrain from intervening in state’s internal affairs The US Ambassador to the Russian Federation in an interview with Dozhd TV channel spoke about the main disagreements in US-Russian relations US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said in an interview with Dozhd TV that his only task as an […]

What is Russia looking for in Cuba?

Russian FM promises more economic & military support to Cuba during visit Experts – on the visit of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to Cuba, Moscow’s geopolitical ambitions and regional realities The two-day visit of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to Cuba is indicative of the fact that the intention to strengthen ties between themselves […]

The United States began a partial withdrawal of military units from Africa

What The US really wants from Iraq, US is Taking Steps to Stay in Iraq Forever The United States is rethinking its military presence on the African continent, given the growing threats from Russia and China The United States has begun redeploying its military forces in Africa, announcing the return of several infantry brigades and […]

Biden overturned many of Trump’s decisions with first series of executive orders

Joe Biden signs his first executive orders, overturning Trump policies | ABC News In particular, the President signed a decree on the return of the United States to the Paris Climate Agreement Joe Biden began undoing his predecessor’s actions in the past four years by signing a series of executive orders on his first day […]

Trump criticized Europe for what he sees as insufficient support for Ukraine

Trump: I blocked aid to Ukraine because the rest of Europe was not contributing The President of the United States expressed his opinion in a telephone conversation with Zelensky and after meeting with him in New York In a July telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, US President Donald Trump condemned European countries for […]

Russia intends to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty

Russia announces exit from Open Skies treaty after U.S. withdrawal Experts – on the reasons and consequences of the refusal of the United States and the Russian Federation from observation flights over each other’s territories Moscow is starting procedures to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty (DON). This is stated in the statement of the […]

US presidential elections and Russia: intrigue remains

How Russians are viewing the 2020 U.S. presidential election Who will become the owner of the White House is still unclear In Moscow, as in all other capitals of the world, they closely and interestedly follow the course of the 2020 presidential elections in the United States. In the expert circles of Russia, in particular, […]

Alexander Crowter: By Spreading Misinformation, Russia Wages Political War

What’s Happening with Russian Disinformation According to the expert, it is safer for Moscow to conduct operations that do not involve an armed response from the United States and Western countries. On the eve of the November elections, the State Department was reminded of the existence of a program called Rewards for Justice, run by […]

Many Obama Administration staff will return to work at State Department

Inside the White House: The Cabinet Biden’s appointments to the country’s foreign affairs agency signal that the United States is returning to its previous diplomatic strategy. President-elect Joe Biden will appoint a group of former career diplomats and former Barack Obama administration officials to senior positions in the State Department. These personnel decisions signal that […]

American elections on the scale of Russians’ news priorities

How the U.S. election is playing out in Russia According to experts, the interest of Russians in the current presidential campaign in the United States is inferior to other topics of domestic and foreign policy. Interest in Russia in the US presidential elections in 2020 remains, but it is noticeably lower than it was during […]

Anthony Blinken as Secretary of State: Opinions and Forecasts

Biden’s Secretary Of State Nominee Antony Blinken Delivers Remarks | NBC News What do those who know him say about the future chief US diplomat? Antony John Blinken, nominated by US President-elect Joe Biden for the post of Secretary of State in the next administration, can bring joy with his biography and career to anyone […]

Democracy, Human Rights and Sovereignty of Belarus: Positions of Washington, Minsk and Moscow

Belarus and democracy in Europe Experts – on a bipartisan bill formulating the US position on what is happening in Belarus, US Senate approved bipartisan bill on Monday “On democracy, human rights and sovereignty of Belarus” (Belarus Democracy, Human Rights, and Sovereignty Act). Document sent for signature to President Donald Trump. Having become law, the […]

New Pentagon leadership seeks to rekindle trust with NATO

China, Russia Top NATO Agenda as US Seeks to Rebuild Transatlantic Bonds Lloyd Austin Expected to Highlight Alliance Commitment During Upcoming Ministerial Meeting President Biden’s administration will take advantage of the upcoming NATO meeting to begin efforts to rebuild confidence with European allies. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will highlight U.S. commitment to the transatlantic alliance […]

Senator Johnson: sanctions against Russia will remain in force under the new president

Here’s what’s in the Senate’s new Russia sanctions Republican lawmaker expressed support for Trump administration’s foreign policy as opposed to President-elect Biden’s possible course Senator from the Republican Party Ron Johnson emphasized that there is a strong bipartisan consensus in Congress that Russian foreign policy is unacceptable for the US national interests, and with a […]

US and Ukrainian elections: strategic context

US strategic interests in Ukraine – Why does Ukraine matter to the United States? Ukraine believes in the continuity of US policy under any administration KIEV – The results of the presidential elections in the United States will not affect the development of strategic relations between official Washington and Kiev. According to a number of […]

US began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

US begins troop withdrawal from Afghanistan: US official Withdrawal is carried out within the framework of the agreement between the United States and the Taliban US begins withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, embarking on an agreement with the Taliban. This was announced on Tuesday by representatives of the US military. The agreement between the US and […]

Pfizer and BioNTech Submit FDA for Expedited Registration of COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech to request emergency authorization from FDA for Covid-19 vaccine US federal regulatory agency is expected to issue vaccine approval as early as December The American pharmaceutical maker Pfizer and the German company BioNTech – the creators of the coronavirus vaccine, which has demonstrated efficiency at 95% in clinical trials – have confirmed […]

The Pentagon announced a reduction in the number of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq to 2,500

Pentagon Announces Drawdown of U.S. Troops in Afghanistan, Iraq A record reduction in the military contingent was announced on Friday by the acting US Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller The size of the American military contingent in both Afghanistan and Iraq has reached its lowest level in recent years – in both countries, 2,500 troops […]

US and EU will counter cyber attacks from Russia, China and North Korea

EU imposes sanctions on N. Korea, Russia, China for cyberattacks US to channel $ 38 million to strengthen Ukraine’s cyber security sector KIEV – The ambassadors of the European Union decided to take measures to freeze the assets of the Russian military intelligence (GRU) and the intelligence services of China and North Korea. On July […]

Michael McFaul: I’m not very optimistic that the West can change Russia

Michael McFaul on Vladimir Putin and Russia Ambassador Michael McFaul on the Cold War, a Hot World and the Development of U.S.-Russia Relations In his new book, From the Cold War to a Hot Peace, former US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul talks about the relationship between Washington and Moscow in recent decades, including the […]

US imposed sanctions against Iran, timed to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the American embassy

40th anniversary of Iran’s seizure of U.S. embassy The sanctions list includes the close associates of Ayatollah Khamenei The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on nine associates of Iran’s top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. New sanctions timed to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the American embassy in Iran. The US […]

Nikos Anastasiades: Cyprus does not intend to leave the eurozone

Cyprus ‘will not leave eurozone’ Meanwhile, depositors are transferring money from Cyprus to other countries, including the United States. Cyprus President Nikos Anastasiades announced today that Cyprus does not intend to leave the eurozone. Thanks to the agreements reached with the EU and the IMF, the default was averted and the situation is under control.. […]

Brexit and Huawei are the main topics of the second day of Trump’s visit to the UK

Trump’s UK Visit: Trump, May discuss special alliance, Brexit The President of the United States will hold talks with the outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May and attend a dinner that may be attended by Boris Johnson Donald Trump will dive into the Brexit situation on Tuesday and will likely demand that the successor of Theresa […]

Stephen Bigan: relations between the United States and Russia are in a consistently negative state

The State of U.S.-Russia Relations The Deputy Secretary of State notes that there may be a request in Washington to improve relations with Russia, but for this Moscow must change its foreign policy “I think there is some desire here in the United States – and it is not on one side or the other […]

US Special Representative Brian Hook: Liberation of Wang Xiyue is an important day for American diplomacy

A Conversation With Brian Hook American diplomat in an exclusive interview with Voice of America spoke about the release of a graduate student at Pristan University and the relationship between Washington and Tehran “Voice of America”: The US Congress is glad that it was possible to return the Americans detained by Iran home. You were […]

Pompeo opposes the decision of the International Criminal Court

Why is the International Criminal Court under attack? – BBC News Mike Pompeo: A court that tries to exercise power outside of its jurisdiction is a political instrument that mocks law and due process US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a statement on the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate alleged […]

SpaceX mission and new space realities

The SpaceX 2021 Update Is Here.. First-ever manned spacecraft launch by a private company confirms US status as a space superpower American astronauts Douglas Hurley and Bob Behnken on Sunday, May 31, successfully docked with the International Space Station on the Crew Dragon. Thus, for the first time after a nine-year pause, the United States […]

Biden warns opponents of the United States of the consequences in case of possible cyberattacks

Biden Warns Cyberattack On U.S. ‘Constitutes A Grave Risk’ | NBC News President-elect pledged to make national cybersecurity one of his administration’s priorities President-elect Joe Biden commented on the US government’s report of a serious breach of national cybersecurity by a hacker attack (allegedly carried out in the interests of Russia), as a result of […]

The Pentagon is concerned about the growth of pro-Russian sympathy among the military

Pro-Russian Rebels Surround Military Academy: Russian Roulette in Ukraine (Dispatch 35) According to the survey, 46% of the surveyed military personnel and their family members consider Russia an ally of the United States. Russian attempts to weaken the West with a never-ending information campaign may have begun to bear fruit. American servicemen were under attack. […]

US and Russia team up to save polar bears

US Soldiers Fighting in Russia – The End of the “Polar Bear Expedition” I THE GREAT WAR May 1919 Both countries demand a complete ban on international trade in products made from this rare species of fauna MOSCOW – At the international conference CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and […]

The Pentagon has developed a phased approach to testing the military for coronavirus

How the military are helping the government to ramp up COVID-19 testing The agency will start by checking the personnel performing the most important functions in terms of national security, but plans to eventually test everyone WASHINGTON – Given the paucity of coronavirus testing, the Pentagon is primarily focusing on testing personnel with critical national […]

US stands against brutal persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia

Police took by storm of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Orel (Oryol), Russia. Dennis Christensen. The State Department bans two Surgut investigators suspected of torturing members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious organization from entering the United States Moscow has promised to expand restrictions on the entry of US citizens into Russia in response to the imposition of […]