US pulls out of Reagan-era arms treaty

A historic arms-control treaty signed three decades ago by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was scrapped after President Trump decided to withdraw Friday. The move to scrap the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty comes amid the administration’s assessment that Russia was in “material … Read More

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires

A view of a wildfire seen from an amphibious aircraft – TASS via Getty Russia has declared a state of emergency in five regions in Siberia after a million people signed petitions demanding that the government does something about the … Read More

Russia and Turkey are Becoming Allies, Overshadowing Israel

Components of Russia’s S-400 missile-defense system are unloaded near Ankara on July 12. An emerging Russia-Turkey alliance in defense and energy will have long-term effects on the Middle East and Israel. This comes in the wake of Turkey acquiring Russia’s … Read More

Russian forces tested NATO’s ‘resolve’ during recent Black Sea exercises, says Canadian commander

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Russian aircraft and ships closely shadowed NATO vessels, says Commodore Josée Kurtz Commodore Josée Kurtz speaks to reporters during a tour of HMCS Halifax in April 2009 at the HMC dockyards in Halifax, N.S., when she was the commander of the … Read More

Russia interfering with US elections: FBI

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Washington: Russia is determined to interfere in US elections despite sanctions and other efforts to deter such actions before the next presidential election in 2020, FBI Director Christopher Wray says. “The Russians are absolutely intent on trying to interfere with our … Read More

In Major Threat To Dollar’s Reserve Status, Russia Offers To Join European SWIFT-Bypass

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Three weeks after a meeting between the countries who signed the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was ditched by US, French, British and German officials said the trade mechanism which was proposed last … Read More

Nato chief calls on Russia to save INF nuclear missile treaty

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Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told the BBC time is running out to save the key missile treaty -AFP/GETTY Time is running out to save a key nuclear missile treaty with Russia, Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has told the BBC. Mr. … Read More

A mind of its own: Russia unveils terrifying new AI ‘superweapon’

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Avangard testing has already taken place. Photo / Supplied, Russian Ministry of Defence The race to incorporate artificial intelligence in modern weapons threatens to outstrip the technology’s capabilities — and the world’s ability to control them. The Commander-in-Chief of Russia’s … Read More

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