Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a meeting in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron have agreed to coordinate their actions to avoid further military escalation in Syria. Mihkail Klimentyev/Pool Photo via AP … [Read more...] about The UN Security Council is set to meet at Russia’s request following the strikes on Syria
According to official figures, in 2017 Putin earned 18.7 million rubles, or $302,000. His declared properties include an 828-square-feet apartment and a garage. A 16,145-square-feet plot of land listed the previous year was not mentioned, Agence France-Presse reported. … [Read more...] about Vladimir Putin’s Official Salary Revealed: How Much Does Russia’s President Earn?
“If radicals appeal to religious truths and use religious ideas for motivating extremist actions, then only religion itself can overturn all of this,” he said, as reported by state news agency RIA Novosti. Avoiding directly mentioning any specific terrorist groups, he blamed “false readings of religious doctrines” for drawing people to extremism. … [Read more...] about Only Religion Can Stop Terrorism, says Russia’s Top Priest
Rallies by the armed forces take place across several major Russian cities on May 9 to celebrate the Soviet Union’s march into Berlin and Germany’s imminent surrender in World War II. The annual event, which is Russia’s second most popular holiday, showcases new weapons the military has received. This year several remote-controlled systems will make the cut, Russia’s deputy defense minister told news site Gazeta. … [Read more...] about Russia’s New Robot Tank With Canon and Missiles Will Be Unveiled at Moscow Rally
The Russian military currently has S-300 and S-400 anti-air defenses, designed to defend against incoming jets and missiles, at its bases in Syria. The Assad regime’s own defenses were provided by Russian but are much older. Moscow has tested more than 600 items of new kit in Syria and some are expected to roll out onto the Red Square this week, providing a first glimpse for potential buyers. The Uran-6 “robot sapper,” the Uran-9 remote-controlled tank are among them. … [Read more...] about Vladimir Putin Shows Off His Best Weapons To Netanyahu in Moscow