Ekaterina Andrejeva. Putin: Russian Federation will take action and answer the US
Russia will take countermeasures to strengthen the strategic potential of nuclear forces in connection with the deployment of US missile defence system, said Russian President Vladimir Putin during the ordinary meeting on the situation in the military-industrial complex of Russia, reported the "Expert".
International exercises with the participation of Ukrainian military started in Lithuania
Over 250 military of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland will practice in conducting peacekeeping operations at the Lithuanian training centre near Vilnius.
Putin has promised to protect the interests of compatriots in Syria, Libya and Yemen
Russia will always defend the interests of compatriots in other countries, in particular in the times of crisis - as in Libya, Syria and Yemen, stated President Vladimir Putin at the Fifth World Congress of Compatriots, reported TASS on Thursday, 5 November.
Anatoly Tarasov. The Baltic States require the protection of NATO
Leaders of nine countries in the East and Central Europe, as well as the Baltic States, have expressed extreme concern regarding the "aggressive behavior" of Russia and called for the permanent presence of NATO military structures in the region. This is stated in a joint declaration adopted at the meeting in Bucharest, which the Romanian media called a mini-summit of NATO.
Belarus and China want to establish a visa-free exchange of tourists
On 27 October, Deputy Minister of Sports and Tourism Michail Portnoy reported that Belarus and China are going to introduce visa-free regime for organized groups of tourists.