Really, lads? UK military touts Paratrooper deployment into ‘Russia’s BACKYARD’… that is, at Ukraine drills

Boasting about the biggest deployment of the Paras “in decades,” the UK Defence Ministry showed off photos of a training jump in Ukraine, which they described both as an ally – which it isn’t – and as “Russia’s backyard.” … Read More >Really, lads? UK military touts Paratrooper deployment into ‘Russia’s BACKYARD’… that is, at Ukraine drills

Putin says global economy won’t recover from Covid-19 pandemic ‘for a long time,’ calls for world trade to be freed from sanctions

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin told the 75th session of the UN General Assembly that global trade needs to be released from illegitimate sanctions. He also decried a “lack of humanity” in international affairs in the Covid era. … Read More >Putin says global economy won’t recover from Covid-19 pandemic ‘for a long time,’ calls for world trade to be freed from sanctions

More than 60,000 volunteer for final trial of pioneering ‘Sputnik V’ Covid-19 vaccine, 100s get jab and ‘feel well’ – Moscow mayor

Tens of thousands of people have volunteered to take part in trials of Russia’s pioneering Covid-19 vaccine, known as ‘Sputnik V,’ the mayor of Moscow has revealed. Hundreds have already been immunized with the formula. … Read More >More than 60,000 volunteer for final trial of pioneering ‘Sputnik V’ Covid-19 vaccine, 100s get jab and ‘feel well’ – Moscow mayor

‘Obama was a schoolboy when we started hypersonic experiments,’ Russian missile guru rebuffs Trump’s claims of stealing US tech

The creator of Russia’s Avangard hypersonic glider has ridiculed Donald Trump for claiming Moscow stole the technology from the Obama administration, saying that Russian hypersonic experiments started long before that presidency. … Read More >‘Obama was a schoolboy when we started hypersonic experiments,’ Russian missile guru rebuffs Trump’s claims of stealing US tech

25 hours & 20,000km! Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers set new WORLD RECORD for range & duration of non-stop flight

A pair of Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers have spent more than 25 hours in the air and covered over 20,000km, setting a new world record for non-stop flight range, and duration, for this type of aircraft, it has been revealed. … Read More >25 hours & 20,000km! Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers set new WORLD RECORD for range & duration of non-stop flight

The world has thousands of Covid-19 strains, but 99% of all Russian cases come from just two, says health watchdog

Today, there are several thousand coronavirus mutations globally, but only 22 are stable, according to Russia’s health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor. In Russia, 99% of all infected samples come from just two of the mutations. … Read More >The world has thousands of Covid-19 strains, but 99% of all Russian cases come from just two, says health watchdog