Russian Warships Arrive in India for Joint Military Drills

A detachment of the Russian Pacific Fleet entered the eastern Indian port city of Visakhapatnam on Sunday to participate in the joint Russian-Indian military drills Indra Navy 2018, the fleet’s press service said. According to the press service, the detachment comprises the Varyag missile cruiser, the Admiral Panteleyev destroyer and the Boris Butoma tanker. “Today [December

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Serena Williams Reveals What Unites Her With Maria Sharapova

While the Williams-Sharapova head-to-head battle for the tennis crown is being viewed by some as a monopoly rather than a rivalry (given Serena’s 19-2 record), it has become one of the most enduring confrontations in women’s tennis. American tennis ace Serena Williams has explained what brings her together with Russia’s Maria Sharapova — aside from their 14-year-long, long-standing

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Ukraine Can Create Its Own Nukes, Former Envoy to NATO Claims

On December 5, 1994, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, the US and the UK signed the Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances, which obliged Kiev to give up nuclear weapons. It was followed by the process of Ukraine entering Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). Kiev has the intellectual, organizational and financial

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Putin Reveals How He Met Bears in the Wild

On Friday, at the Russian Geographical Society annual awards ceremony, President Vladimir Putin shared a story of his travels in the wilderness and how he once encountered bears. While presenting the award winner in one of the nominations, President Putin thanked nominees, and all those who “participate in a wide and very important work for the country — a knowledge

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US Spy Plane Reportedly Spotted Over Russian Bases in Syria

The reported reconnaissance flight came after the Russian Defence Ministry stated in late October that the US Poseidon 8 plane was in manual control over the unmanned aerial vehicles which conducted a massive attack on the Russian air base in Hmeymim, Syria. The US Navy anti-submarine patrol aircraft Poseidon P-8A conducted a surveillance flight near the

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