• Russian forces destroy column of NATO armoured vehicles in Ukraine

    The Russian forces destroyed a column of NATO armoured vehicles that had been delivered to the Ukrainian army. According to Russian Spring publication, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are trying to break through Russian defenses, but the Russian fighters repel attacks successfully. "The footage shows the destruction of another group of American M113 armoured personnel carriers,” the caption to the video says.

  • Video shows interior of luxury hotel suite where Xi Jinping stays in Moscow

    Chinese President Xi Jinping, who arrived in Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, is staying at the five-star Soluxe Hotel in the northeast of Moscow. According to news.ru, Xi Jinping is staying at the hotel at Huaming Park the Chinese business center. The Chinese President is taking a seven-room 373 square-meter suite. The suite has a Turkish hammam and a jacuzzi, there are many books in Russian and Chinese languages on the book shelves. A month ago, the hotel booked a chef...

  • Polish ambassador makes silly remarks about war with Russia, embassy has to intervene

    Ukraine would have been already destroyed without the help that the country receives from Poland and the United States, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said, RIA Novosti reports. According to Morawiecki, Europe needs more basic weapons. "I would like the countries of Europe to be so strong militarily that they do not need any outside help in the event of an attack. So that they could support both each other and others. It doesn't look like that today," he said.

  • Russia opens criminal case against ICC prosecutor and judges

    The Russian Investigative Committee opened a criminal case against International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Karim Ahmad Khan and judges Tomoko Akane, Rosario Salvatore Aytala and Sergio Gerardo Ugalde Godinez for issuing a warrant for the "arrest" of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the press service of the department said. The criminal prosecution is obviously illegal as there are no grounds for criminal liability in the case, representatives for the Russian Investigative Committee said....

  • Xi Jinping say China will defend international law with Russia

    Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke to reporters upon his arrival in Moscow. According to the Chinese president, he expect to discuss "international issues" with Russian President Vladimir Putin and "outline a plan for the development of strategic cooperation," TASS reports. Xi Jinping also said that he was ready to defend international law together with Russia. "In the world that is far from being calm, China is ready to resolutely defend the UN-centric international system together with Russia,...

  • Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping to discuss Ukrainian crisis and Chinese peace plan

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping will discuss the conflict in Ukraine and the Chinese peace plan for its regulation, Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, RIA novosti reports. “Of course, President Putin will provide exhaustive enquiries so that President Xi Jinping could get a firsthand view of the current situation from the Russian side,” Peskov said. Dmitry Peskov did not name other topics that Putin and Xi would discuss during their talks in...

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in Moscow

    Chinese President Xi Jinping landed at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, RIA Novosti reports. Xi Jinping's airplane landed in Moscow at 12:59 local time. The airplane with the Chinese delegation on board landed in Russia an hour earlier.

  • Kremlin shows no concerns about ICC's decision to arrest Putin

    The Kremlin is not concerned about the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, Putin's official spokesman told reporters on Monday, March 20, RIA Novosti reports. "We have seen so many openly hostile manifestations in relation to both our country and our president in the world If we take each of those hostile decisions close to heart, nothing good will come out of it. We take it easy. We take note of everything. We continue...

  • Court orders arrest of Volkswagen's Russian assets

    The Arbitration Court of the Nizhny Novgorod region arrested all assets of German automaker Volkswagen in Russia, Interfax reports. Since March 17, Volkswagen has been banned from conducting any registration actions, such as actions to liquidate, reorganise or change the composition of participants, increase and decrease the authorized capital of the Russian subsidiary of Volkswagen and its legal entities. Volkswagen's assets in Russia ere banned following a court appeal from Russia's GAZ...

  • Ukrainian Afterglow: French Pension Crisis!

    Today we address the always entertaining topic of French Pension Reform!?! (Note To Editor: Really? Okay . sigh ) In all seriousness, Dear Reader, the subject is far more essential than you suppose and portends to affect you even if not French. Thus, give me 800 words and I'll make you an expert — er, make that 850 words, and a dilettante.

  • Sea of Azov to be enclosed in automobile ring road completely

    The Sea of Azov will be enclosed in an automobile ring road by the end of 2024, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin said, TASS reports. It goes about a full-fledged access route to the Kerch Bridge that President Vladimir Putin ordered to build. "I can say with confidence that M-4 Don Highway with Aksai bypass will be completed this year. The Krasnodar bypass road is to be completed this year too. In late 2023, part of the section from Krasnodar to the Kerch Bridge, and in 2024...

  • Typhoon-VDV armoured vehicle shown in attack operation in Ukraine

    A reconnaissance group of the Russian Airborne Forces (known for the Russian initials as VDV) attacked a stronghold of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the zone of the special military operation with the help of a Typhoon-VDV armoured vehicle gun. The video of the attack was published in the Telegram channel of the Russian Ministry of Defense. "To capture the stronghold, an assault detachment of Ulyanovsk paratroopers advanced on Typhoon-VDV multi-purpose armoured vehicles. Having approached the...