The Pentagon accused Russia of testing weapons in space

US space command announced evidence that Russia has tested a space anti-satellite missile, writes Voice of America. Russia on July 15 "carried out non-destructive tests of space anti-satellite weapons," the US Space Command said. Russian satellite inspector Cosmos 2543 launched another object in ...

How can Russian citizens return from the USA to their homeland by export flight

A memo on the most frequently asked consular questions has been published on the official website of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the United States. A significant part of the recommendations is devoted to the procedure for returning to Russia by export flights in the “question-answer” format. When will flights to Russia be resumed? All air traffic of Russia with ...

The US once again tightened restrictions on exports to Russia

The supply of electronics for the civilian sector will become impossible without a license, writes RBC. The United States has once again tightened export control rules for deliveries of goods to Russia. On June 29, two new regulations from the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the Department of Commerce came into force ...

The second time in a week: the US intercepted two groups of Russian bombers from Alaska

The Russian Defense Ministry announced a "planned" flight of bombers, writes "Voice of America". US military aircraft intercepted two formations of Russian bombers entering the air defense identification zone off the coast of Alaska on the evening of Tuesday, June 16, which was the second incident in the past week. Command…

US fighters once again intercepted Russian bombers near Alaska

During a flight over neutral waters near Alaska, American fighters intercepted two groups of Russian nuclear bombers, writes Fox News. The first group consisted of two Tu-95 bombers, accompanied by two Su-35 fighters and an A-50 early warning and control aircraft. The group was ...

The United States announced a grant of $ 250 thousand for exposing Russia's lies about coronavirus

The State Department has commented on the statement of the Russian embassy in connection with the announcement of a grant for the preparation of a report on Russian campaigns, writes Voice of America. International warnings about the threats posed by Russia's repeated attempts to exploit public health issues to spread disinformation and propaganda is an important element ...

The United States withdraws from the Open Skies Treaty because of Russia: what does it mean and how it threatens

The United States decided to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty, accusing Russia of repeated violations of its terms, said the head of the State Department, Mike Pompeo, writes the BBC. The treaty, which unites 35 states, allows for survey flights of aircraft not carrying weapons over the territories of the participating countries. IN…

US seizes for inspection Russian ventilation devices after fires in hospitals

Russia has supplied the United States with artificial lung ventilation devices (IVL) of the type that may have caused the fires in clinics in Moscow and St. Petersburg. US authorities are seizing them for verification. Writes about this DW. The states of New York and New Jersey, where Russian ventilators were delivered ...

Armament or disarmament: how the coronavirus affected the defense budgets of the US and Russia

In conditions of quarantine and economic downturn, the Pentagon announced the start of a new large-scale and expensive project - the creation of a new missile for the country's missile defense system, writes the Air Force. The US Missile Defense Agency posted a tender announcement on the US government contracts website. ...

“Our countries can forget about disagreements”: Trump and Putin issued a rare joint statement

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin made a joint statement to mark the 75th anniversary of the historic meeting of American and Soviet forces at the end of World War II on the Elbe River in Germany, marking the defeat of the Nazi regime. The statement was released Saturday by the White House. Meeting ...

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