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U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing'

Added: 16.07.2019 16:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disappointing," in remarks that break days of administration silence about the move by the NATO ally.


India & Russia will use their national currencies for defense deals to bypass US sanctions ...

Added: 15.07.2019 15:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Russia and one of the biggest importers of its weapons, India, have decided to use their national currencies to transfer payments for massive defense deals in order to skirt possible US sanctions, according to Bloomberg. ......

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Russia delivers missile system to Turkey, setting up standoff with US

Added: 14.07.2019 5:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

The first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system equipment has arrived in Ankara, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry.

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Is Iran a Bargaining Chip for Russia in U.S. Relations?

Added: 13.07.2019 13:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Russia has a lot less incentives to bargain over Iran than the United States believes.

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Iran Says Foreign Presence From Thousands Of Miles Away Destabilizing Mideast

Added: 12.07.2019 21:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

Iran and its neighbors need to resolve their differences peacefully, and it’s not up to faraway nations to meddle in the issue, a senior Iranian diplomat said amid an unfolding crisis over oil traffic through the Strait of Hormuz, Russia Today reported.“We and the neighbors have lived in this region and we will remain in this area. If we are to maintain the security of this area, we have to do that,” said Abbas Mousavi, the spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry. Speaking to Iran’s IRNA news agency, the diplomat warned regional players against trusting “foreign presence from tens of thousands of miles away” Iran is currently the focus of a security crisis as the United States and its...

News: Wizz Air unveils plans for new Russia connections from Luton

Added: 12.07.2019 11:44 | 2 views | 0 comments

This is the first time that Wizz Air will connect its UK network with Russia’s two largest and most vibrant cities, Moscow and St Petersberg


Ex-Tesla Employee Admits Uploading Data Before Move To Chinese Competitor

Added: 12.07.2019 2:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

A former high-ranking Tesla employee, who left to join a Chinese competitor, has admitted to uploading a trove of confidential data pertaining to the tech company’s autopilot feature to his personal iCloud, Russia Today reports. Guangzhi Cao was one of only 40 Tesla employees, out of 45,000, with access to the source code for the autopilot system. Last year Cao admitted to uploading copies of the code to a personal account, as well as moving more than 300,000 files and directories related to the autopilot system. Tesla sued Cao in March, alleging he stole trade secrets from them and brought the information to its Chinese rival, Xiaopeng Motors (also known as XPeng). Cao’s defense lawyers...

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U.S. Imposes New Sanctions On Venezuela In Wake Of Officer's Death

Added: 12.07.2019 2:29 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Treasury Department said a new round of sanctions will be imposed on a Venezuelan military counter-intelligence organization, following the death of a Venezuelan military officer in government custody, Russia Today reports. The sanctions will target the country’s Directorate General of Military Counterintelligence (DGCIM), an agency tasked with combating espionage, the Treasury Department announced Thursday, and will freeze all assets owned directly or indirectly by the agency. The penalties come on the heels of the mysterious death of Venezuelan Navy Captain Rafael Ramon Acosta Arevalo, who was arrested on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government and died in custody in...

Investigation into a possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party

Added: 11.07.2019 23:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding scheme with Russia to plug a black hole in the League's finances, according to a person briefed on the investigation.

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[UPDATE] British Airport Resumes Flights After System Problem Forces Shutdown

Added: 11.07.2019 2:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

Britain's second-busiest airport has resumed flights after they were suspended due to an air traffic control system problem, Russia Today reports. As of 7:10 p.m. local time flights had resumed, Gatwick Airport officials said on Twitter. The European air safety organization Eurocontrol, however, almost simultaneously issued a tweet stating that both arrivals and departures from the airport will be unavailable until 10 p.m. due to an “electronic flight processing failure.” Eurocontrol clarified its statement moments later, saying Gatwick has actually started a “recovery phase,” that is expected to take “some time.” BBC News reported earlier 28 flights were canceled and 26 were diverted to...

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