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Pentagon unveils nuclear arms policy with focus on Russia

MOSCOW (Web Desk) The Pentagon has released a new nuclear arms policy that aims to revamp US nuclear arsenal and develop new low-yield atomic weapons.The latest policy was revealed on Friday in a Pentagon policy statement known as the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR).The new thinking, which came largely to counter …

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Russia dismissed evidence of Iran supplying missiles to Yemen’s Houthis

MOSCOW (Web Desk) Russia says evidence presented by the United States alleging that Iran had supplied missiles to Yemen’s Houthi fighters is not conclusive, stressing there is no case for any UN action against Tehran.After traveling to Washington to view pieces of weapons that Washington claims Tehran gave to Houthi …

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Jaberi Ansari meets with China’s diplomat for Syria in Sochi

MOSCOW (Web Desk) On the sidelines of the Syria talks in Sochi, Russia, Iranian FM’s Special Assistant in Political Affairs met and talked with China’s special envoy for Syria Xie Xiaoyan.Hossein Jaberi Ansari discussed the latest developments in Syria and the ongoing Syrian National Dialogue congress in Sochi with Xie …

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Rocky Syria talks in Russia end, ignore key opposition demands

MOSCOW (Web Desk) A Syrian peace conference in Russia ended on Tuesday with a statement calling for democratic elections, but ignoring key opposition demands after a day marred by squabbles and heckling of the Russian foreign minister, Reuters reports.The participants also agreed to set up a committee to rewrite the …

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Russian jet forces US spy plane to change course over Black Sea

MOSCOW (Web Desk) A Russian Su-27 jet has intercepted a US Lockheed EP-3 surveillance plane over the Black Sea.The entire flight of the Su-27 was conducted in accordance with international regulations, and there were no emergency situations,” said the Russian Ministry of Defense in a statement released on Monday.The incident …

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Zionist PM & Putin to discus regional issues in Moscow

MOSCOW (Web Desk0 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Monday to discuss ways to strengthen coordination between Russian and Israeli air forces, so as to avoid confrontation in Syria.According to the Kremlin on Sunday, the two leaders will discuss “Russian-Israeli cooperation …

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Moscow: Anti-Russia sanctions futile, only harm US business

MOSCOW (Web Desk) By slapping Russia with new sanctions and restrictions, Washington only punishes US companies, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said. Any attempt to browbeat Moscow into a policy change will be in vain, it stressed.Twenty-one individuals, all of them Russian or Ukrainian nationals, and nine companies were added …

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Russia says it’s not behind Syria chemical attacks

MOSCOW (Web Desk) Russia rejected Tuesday fresh United States (US) accusations that it bears responsibility for recent chemical attacks by the Syrian government, calling instead fora new truly impartial” international investigation.During a last-minute United Nations Security Council meeting he called, Russian envoy Vassily Nebenzia lashed out at American Secretary of …

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