Biden questioned the use of US nuclear weapons first

Photo: © EPA/VALDA KALNINA USA today is hardly be in a situation where they will have first to use nuclear weapons. This opinion, speaking in Washington the Carnegie endowment to promote world peace, expressed by Vice-President Joseph Biden. “Given all of our non-nuclear and the nature of today’s threats, it is difficult to imagine a plausible scenario in which the use by the United States nuclear weapons would be the first necessary step and will have sense,” he said. The Vice President noted that at the moment the United States are participants in 22 international agreements on non-military uses of nuclear materials. Biden also referred to the Contract on reduction of strategic offensive arms (start I), which was signed by the presidents of Russia and USA on 8 April 2010 in Prague. According to him, this was “the most ambitious agreement in the field of arms control”. “It’s not a

SBU demanded to open a criminal case on Poroshenko of treason

The security service of Ukraine has asked to open a criminal case of treason against the President of Petro Poroshenko and the top managers of his company Roshen. SBU asked the former Deputy Prosecutor General Renat Kuzmin.   On his page on Facebook he accused Poroshenko that he “makes a deliberate action to the detriment of Ukraine”. In his opinion, sells Roshen products in Crimea, while Poroshenko rants about “war with Russia”. While the confectionery factory in Lipetsk region, said Kuzmin, transferred to the Russian budget of about 600 million rubles for 2016.   Kuzmin demanded that the head of SBU Vasily Gritsak to register a criminal case on the fact of high treason, to suppress the activities of Roshen in Russia and to prosecute Poroshenko and the leadership of the company.   “And last, failure to comply with these requirements will be regarded as deliberate concealment on account of

Russia has no plans to return to the format of “big eight”

© EPA/KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND MOSCOW, January 13. /TASS/. Moscow is not going to go back to work in the format of “big eight”, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. “This theme (the return of the “eight” – approx. TASS) could not be discussed in Moscow”, – he said. Answering the question TASS whether Russia’s invitation to the summit, “eight”, a Kremlin spokesman said: “We never heard from heads of state who continue to gather in the format of “seven”, any statement which would izyaslavs intention to invite Russia or any other country.”

The Deputy head of the Samsung Corporation 22 hours interrogated on charges of corruption

If Jean Deputy head of the Samsung Corporation Lee Jeena 22 hours interrogated on charges of corruption. About it reports Reuters. If Jaina suspect that he donated 30 billion won ($25.5 million) companies Choi sung-SIL — a friend of President Park Geun-Hye. For this, the authorities allowed the merger of two subsidiaries of the Corporation. After finishing the conversation with the investigators If Jean did not answer the journalists ‘ questions. Prosecutors said they would consider the arrest of 48-year-old businessman, as he admitted part of the charges against him. President Park Geun-Hye for questioning to call impossible: despite the fact that on 9 December, the Parliament voted for her impeachment, that decision shall, within the 180-day period to approve or cancel the constitutional court. Until then, she is immune to prosecution. Because of the fortune teller Choi sung-SIL South Korea’s political crisis. She is accused of pressure on dozens

Peskov responded to the incident with the ambulance in Kamchatka

Dmitry Peskov Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the incident on the Kamchatka incident when the driver of the car missed the ambulance going to the dying patient. On Friday, January 13, the correspondent of “”. “We can only associate myself with the condemnation of such actions with those who are outraged by nepropusk machine. This is absolutely unacceptable, but in any case, such a behavior of the driver of the vehicle must obtain the appropriate legal assessment”, — said the representative of the Kremlin. Earlier, on January 13, the Governor of Kamchatka Vladimir Ilyukhin has suggested to toughen punishment for obstructing the work of emergency personnel. “In the coming days, the government of the Kamchatka territory will submit their proposals to the State Duma”, — he said. In fact the incident a criminal case under part 1 of article 109 of the criminal code

OSCE Chairman on 18 January to meet with Lavrov

Photo: RIA Novosti OSCE Chairperson, Austrian foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz on January 17-18, will pay an official visit to Moscow. “The Chairman Kurtz will arrive on January 17 in Moscow, on 18 th meeting with the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia (Sergey. — RT) Lavrov”, — quotes RIA Novosti news Agency the statement of the OSCE. Previously, Mr. Kurtz stated that the special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine will expand the zone of its control of the entire Donbass and will control in the first place the cessation of hostilities.

Worst crash test ever: 2016 was the failure of the Western military-industrial complex

In 2016 year, almost every industry in the foreign defense industry is faced with extraordinary, out of the ordinary event. Tailored to the prospective tasks of the equipment broke down in the most unexpected places, and traditional leaders list of the largest government contractors received a series of blows to the gut.   It should be noted that the stress test foreign defense failed, and now even the most confident of the superiority of foreign technology professionals cannot vouch for the reliability of ships, tanks and planes.   Less money, more Donald   The protagonist of the news for some time became beloved by the military experts, the American multi-purpose fighter F-35. Attention to the project of development and serial production of the aircraft for a long time and very simply explained – in his creation invested a fantastic amount of money. Half a trillion dollars. Approximately in this amount

Zakharov: meeting in Astana on Syria should serve as a milestone on the road to peace

Maria Zakharova © Dmitry Serebryakov/TASS MOSCOW, January 12. /TASS/. The meeting on January 23 in Astana on the Syrian settlement of Syria must become a new milestone on the path to peace in this country. This was stated by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. “We hope that the meeting in Astana will become a new milestone on the path to peace and will give an impulse for constructive work by all parties to resume the political process in Geneva,” she said. In mid-December last year, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev the possibility of holding in Astana the meeting of the parties to the conflict in Syria. Nazarbayev endorsed the idea, noting that his country initially supports international efforts aimed at peaceful settlement of the conflict in Syria.