Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin stated that an Intercontinental ballistic missile, which is currently in development, will be able to destroy all missile defense of the United States, reports TASS. According to the politician, now a nuclear deterrent force of Russia consists of various types of missiles, including those that were designed in the Soviet Union, such as “Governor”, called in the West “Satan”. “They (the”Governor” – approx. ed.) are very afraid, they are very reliable, their deadline has been extended until until new weapons, new missiles. Work on it goes according to plan,” – said Rogozin. He added that the new weapons will be very soon, it will be able to overcome the US missile defense on a few “generations” ahead. “We will tear this defense (antimissile defense of the USA – approx. ed). It is not for us today, in addition to provocations,
More than 20 people were hospitalized in Melbourne, Australia after a drug overdose at an electronic music festival Electric Parade. It is reported Sunday, February 19, news.com.au. It is known that 22 people were admitted to local medical facilities in critical condition with poisoning synthetic gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB). “This is the largest number of people with overdose, which we have seen at music festivals for a long time. It’s probably just luck that today no one has died,” — commented on the situation in Victoria police. On suspicion of drug trafficking was arrested 40 people. During the searches they found ecstasy, cocaine, LSD. Is currently under investigation. Music festival Electric Parade continued on Sunday in Sydney.
Raines Pribus American intelligence has denied the media information about contacts staff campaign headquarters of U.S. President Donald trump with the Russian secret service. This was stated by the head of the White house Raines Pribus the TV channel Fox News, reports TASS. Priebus recalled that informal information about these contacts appeared with article in The New York Times. “The intelligence community at the highest level have assured me that this publication is not only false, but is a significant exaggeration,” he said. February 14, the newspaper published an article alleging that members of the trump presidential bid in 2016 was in contact with senior officials of Russian intelligence. About it, according to the newspaper, according to the phone records and intercepted calls. According to one of the newspaper’s sources, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies intercepted calls around the same time, when looking for evidence that Russia tried to
Denis Boronenkov The former Deputy of the state Duma Denis Voronenkov automatically ceased to be a member of the Communist party after he had acquired citizenship of another state. On Thursday, February 16, said the first Vice-speaker of the lower house of Parliament Ivan Melnikov, reports “Interfax”. “For his expulsion from the party, no additional procedures are required”, — said Melnikov, consisting of the Communist party. Earlier in the party pointed out that formally exclude Boronenkov can only be the decision of the Congress. This need was connected with the fact that a former member was included in the Central Committee. To exclude members of the Central Committee requires a shared Assembly. Earlier on Thursday it became known that the party “United Russia” intends to deprive the spouse Boronenkov — singer and ex-Deputy of the state Duma from ER Mary Maksakova party membership due to the existing citizenship of Germany.
The number of victims of explosion in Somalia have exceeded 30 people Moscow. 19 Feb. INTERFAX.RU 35 people were killed and over 40 injured in an explosion at a market in the Somali capital Mogadishu, media reported, citing local authorities. The explosion was arranged by a suicide bomber, which at high speed drove trucks Packed with explosives to the territory of the market and detonated an explosive device. While any of terrorist groupings has not incurred responsibility for explosion. Source: Reuters
Promising main battle tank (MBT) T-14 “Armata” © Ladislav Karpov/TASS VLADIVOSTOK, February 19. /TASS/. Tank “Armata” in its technical characteristics superior to the Israeli, American and European tanks, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin in an interview to the program “Sunday evening” with Vladimir Solovyov on the TV channel “Russia 1”. “The tanks we have now certainly is an advantage, because tank in Nizhny Tagil, today, of course, in its technical characteristics more than American and Israeli, I’m not talking about European tanks”, – he said. “Armata” heavy tracked unified platform on which to create the main tank, infantry fighting vehicle, armored personnel carriers and other armored vehicles. It is expected that mass production of new tanks could begin in 2018. T-14 is created on the platform “Armata”, was first shown publicly at the Victory parade in Moscow on 9 may 2015. The new combat vehicle has received a fully
© Mikhail Metzel/TASS VLADIVOSTOK, February 19. /TASS/. New Intercontinental ballistic missiles developed in Russia can overcome any missile defense of the United States. This was stated by Vice-Premier Dmitry Rogozin in an interview to the program “Sunday evening” with Vladimir Solovyov on the TV channel “Russia 1”. According to the Vice-Prime Minister, the Russian nuclear deterrent force composed of different missiles, including from the “old Soviet missiles” “Governor”, called in the West “Satan”, but is already developing new missiles. “They (the missiles “Governor” – approx. TASS) are very afraid, they are very reliable, their deadline has been extended until until new weapons, new missiles. Work on it goes according to plan,” he said. “This weapon will soon appear in our army. It is a weapon that can overcome today and tomorrow, and the day after tomorrow missile defense of the United States. We will tear this defense. It is not
At the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, said Russia’s recognition of the documents of the DNI and LC Moscow. 19 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the Recognition by Russia of passports and other documents of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics contrary to the objectives of the Minsk process on the settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine, stated at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine. “Russian recognition of documents from a separatist “republics” is disturbing and is not compatible with the agreed objectives of Minsk,” — said in a microblog of the us Embassy tweeted on Sunday. Russian recognition of documents from the separatist “republics” troubling and inconsistent with agreed goals of Minsk — U. S. Embassy Kyiv (@USEmbassyKyiv) February 19, 2017 The Embassy also noted that they are concerned with fighting and the use of jet systems of volley fire BM-21 “Grad”. “Urge the withdrawal of heavy weapons to
Us Senator said on possible new sanctions against Russia New anti-sanctions can enter the results of the investigation in Congress of the allegations of “meddling in the election” in the United States, said Chris Murphy. MUNICH, Feb 19 — RIA Novosti, angelina Timofeeva. Us Senator Chris Murphy said about the possibility of introducing new anti-Russian sanctions the results of the investigation in Congress of the allegations of “meddling in the election” in the United States. Russia has repeatedly denied proposed in the United States accusations of cyber attacks and attempts to influence elections. No evidence of Moscow’s involvement in hacking attacks with the aim of influencing the result of the presidential election, the U.S. government never filed. “Perhaps impose sanctions in addition to those that were imposed by Obama,” said Murphy, speaking at the Munich security conference. Earlier it was reported that the Committee on intelligence of the Senate will
The US deployed in the South China sea, carrier strike group As ships belonging to the group, the press service of the U.S. Navy only named Carl Vinson and the destroyer Wayne E. Meyer class of Arleigh Burke. WASHINGTON, February 19. /Offset. TASS Dmitry Kirsanov/. The United States sent to the South China sea, the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and escort ships. This was announced on Saturday, February 18, the press service of the us Navy. According to her testimony, this carrier strike group (CSG) “has started routine operations in the South China sea on 18 February.” The statement of the press service of the Navy as ships entering Aug, sent to the South China sea, named only Carl Vinson and the destroyer Wayne E. Meyer Arleigh Burke class, equipped with multi-purpose anti-missile system, Aegis. Before arrival to the region, ships and aircraft this CSG conducted exercises with the aim