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Russian, Iraqi diplomats discuss military cooperation

According to the statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry, the details of new arms sales to be discussed in the future visit of the Iraqi defence minister to Moscow. Russia on Wednesday discussed military cooperation with Iraq, the foreign ministers of the two countries

Russia’s Putin orders for establishing naval facility in Sudan

The base, when opened, will be Russia’s second naval facility outside the former Soviet Union territory, after Tartus in Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the defense ministry to sign an agreement with Sudan on the establishment of a Russian naval facility in the

Russian military completes deployment of observation posts in Karabakh

The Russian Aerospace Forces aircraft had more than 140 flights for the transfer of peacekeepers and equipment since Nov. 10. The Russian Defense Ministry said Monday it completed deployment of observation posts on the contact line in the Nagorno-Karabakh region under a cease-fire deal

Russia starts deploying peacekeeping forces to Upper Karabakh

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced early Tuesday that Azerbaijan and Armenia have signed a deal to end the conflict in the Upper Karabakh region, also known as Nagorno-Karabakh. Russian peacekeeping forces are en route to Nagorno-Karabakh for deployment there under a deal reached between

Russia: We are ready to freeze warheads

Russia is ready to freeze its nuclear warheads as part of the extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. Russia said on Tuesday it would be ready to freeze its total number of nuclear warheads if

Russia approves second vaccine for coronavirus

Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that EpiVakKorona passes regulatory approval. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that a second coronavirus vaccine has been granted regulatory approval. Putin said the vaccine, EpiVakKorona, was registered at the Vector State Research Center in Novosibirsk. FIRST VACCINE HAD

Putin says military conflict not on Armenian lands

Vladimir Putin recalled that Armenia is a member of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation, adding that Russia has certain commitments towards Armenia as part of the agreement. The Russian president said on Wednesday that the Armenia-Azerbaijan military conflict was not taking place in the

Azerbaijan’s Aliyev discuss ongoing conflict with Putin

The international calls for a halt to fighting have gone unanswered. Armenia has continued its attacks on civilians and Azerbaijani forces. Azerbaijani and Russian leaders discussed the ongoing fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Upper Karabakh conflict in a phone call, the Azerbaijani

Russia to hold phase 3 vaccine trials

Russia has been developing 26 vaccines, and one of them, produced by the Gamaleya National Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology, has successfully undergone the first phase of trials. The second phase of a coronavirus vaccine trials in Russia is expected to be finished