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An Atlas V rocket, carrying a US Navy communications satellite into orbit, was successfully launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, local media reported Wednesday.
Serbia is seeking to purchase two Russian military helicopters from Russia in the near future, the Russian Helicopters company's deputy CEO for sales, Grigory Kozlov, said Wednesday.
A British Internet activist who had avoided being extradited to the United States on charges of alleged hacking offences is facing a fresh battle against extradition.
The Akatsiya self-propelled howitzer, in service since 1971, has gone smart with the help of an all-new system of automated homing and fire control.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov urged Wednesday not to believe media claims about the alleged participation of Russian aircraft in airstrikes against the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria.
If parliament does not accept proposals on restructuring Kiev's debt, a default will be declared, Ukraine's finance minister said.
Russia will modernize its existing Arctic meteorological stations and build new ones by 2031.
Russia's natural resources minister said that the Crimea water supply issue for 2015 was resolved without Ukraine's participation.
A Russian team has begun to dismantle telecommunications and control systems from the Mistral helicopter carriers docked at a shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, a French daily reported. The process is expected to last until October.
Petro Poroshenko used the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War to once again promote his distorted worldview featuring "aggressive" Russia waging a "hybrid war" against the free world embodied by Ukraine.
A row has broken out between Germany and France over the Euro and how it is managed, exposing a rift in the normally tight Paris-Berlin axis, as well as the fundamental dysfunctionality of the Eurozone.
Russia will present new instruments for the development of its Far East territory during the first East Economic Forum (EEF) which kicks off September 3 in Vladivostok.
The Ukrainian government, sponsored by the EU and the US, is about to collapse. Although the West has invested billions over the last months to help Ukraine overcome the economic crisis, the situation in the country is worse than ever, DWN wrote.
The European Union's Committee of Permanent Representatives (Coreper) has decided to extend its sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals and legal entities it believes are responsible for undermining Ukraine's territorial integrity, a EU diplomatic source said Wednesday.
A Turkish soldier died in a clash with PKK militants. Ankara deployed fighter jets to conduct airstrikes in response.
During the drills in South Ossetia, Russian troops will operate modern T-72BM tanks, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, artillery using drones.
Earlier in the day, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated that Moscow would respond to the extension of US sanctions targeting Russia’s economy.
Washington’s policy in the South China Sea, Ukraine and Syria has been a “failure,” pushing Moscow and Beijing closer together to counter a unipolar world, said Daniel Patrick Welch, an activist and outspoken critic of US foreign policy, Press TV reported.
A group in Puerto Rico has launched a campaign to demand that the Caribbean island break all political links with the United States and annex itself once again to Spain.
Moscow assumes that Paris will take its interests into account while choosing the potential buyer of the two French Mistral-class helicopter carriers, originally built for Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.