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Russian Military in Crimea Receives S-300PMU Surface-to-Air Missile Systems

The S300-PMU Favorit systems arrived in Crimea in November to protect the peninsula’s airspace.

Russia Says Mistral Delay Affects Future Military Cooperation

Russian order of French ships was a display of trust on the Russian side, a gesture that even in the most important and complicated issues of security Moscow is willing to rely on its partners, Russian envoy to NATO said.

Netanyahu Fires Two Key Ministers, Calls Snap Elections in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced early parliamentary elections as his fractured coalition government failed to bridge differences.

Russia Taking Measures Amid NATO's Strengthening of Eastern Borders: Envoy

There are no reasons why NATO should deploy more troops and increase its number of military drills on the bloc's eastern borders, Russia's envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko said. He also added that NATO is using the Ukrainian crisis for the "resuscitation of the alliance."

Pentagon Says Iran Conducted Airstrikes on Islamic State Targets in Iraq

Iran has conducted several airstrikes against the Islamic State in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala, stepping up its efforts to tackle the radical Sunni group, also targeted by a US-led international coalition since early August...

US Department of State Needs More Islamic Experts: Congressman

The US has too many experts of American and international law and in the wake of the rise of IS more Islamic experts are needed to help the country have a better understanding of the terrorist organization, American congressman Bred Sherman stressed.

Cyber Norms Key to Global Security: US Navy Official

Without establishing an agreed upon set of cyber-norms and norms of behavior in cyberspace it is impossible to determine what constitutes espionage, theft or acts of war, the head of the US Navy's Cyber Command believes.

Ukrainian Army's Transition to NATO Standards 'Dead-End Track': Envoy

Ukraine has goals other than reforming its armed forces and transition to NATO standards, according to Russia's envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko.

Japan Launches Asteroid-Chasing Spacecraft

Japan has launched H-2A rocket carrying Hayabusa 2 to an asteroid 1999 JU3, a space rock that is thought to contain water and organic material.

Man Arrested in US for Threatening to Kill Ferguson Ex-Officer Wilson

US federal authorities arrested a 48-year-old Jalleel Tariq Abdul-Jabbaar, who allegedly threatened to kill former Ferguson Missouri Police officer Darren Wilson.

Beijing Unveils First Mars Rover Ahead of Airshow China 2014: Reports

China has unveiled its first Mars rover ahead of the 10th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition kicking off in the city of Zhuhai on Tuesday, the South China Morning Post reported Monday.

Russia Likely to Continue RD-180 Space Rocket Engines Deliveries to US: Physicist

Despite deteriorating relations between Washington and Moscow, Russia will not interrupt the supply of RD-180 engines for American carrier rockets.

Putin, Razak Urge Safe Access to MH17 Crash Site in East Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin underscored on Monday the importance of securing safe access to the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that came down in July over eastern Ukraine.

Russian Particle Accelerator to Be Installed at US Brookhaven Laboratory: Physicist

A particle accelerator designed by Russian scientists will be installed at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in the United States, Russian and US physicist Roald Sagdeev told RIA Novosti.

German Foreign Ministry Says Media Interpretation of Boeing Crash in Ukraine Incomplete

Berlin believes mass media’s interpretation of Germany’s report of the Malaysian Boeing crash in eastern Ukraine is incomplete and taken out of context, according to a diplomatic note sent to the Russian Embassy in Berlin.

Beijing, Seoul Pledge Joint Effort to Denuclearize North Korea: South Korean Official

Chinese President Xi Jinping and South Korean President Park Geun-hye agreed Monday to combine efforts to compel North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program, South Korean senior presidential foreign affairs secretary Ju Chul-ki said.

Gazprom Considering Japan's Offer on Gas Pipeline to Hokkaido, Energy Projects

Japan has invited Russian energy giant Gazprom to build a gas pipeline to the country and take part in several energy projects, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said Monday.

Russian Bank System Stable Even With Substantial Change in Ruble Exchange Rate: Official

Russia’s banking system feels stable even under considerable changes in the ruble’s exchange rate, Central Bank head Elvira Nabiullina said Monday.

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