Russian president Vladimir Putin’s surprise dissertation on Russia’s new strategic weaponry, attached to Thursday’s state of the nation address, mixed some well-known technological advances with a few genuine revelations. But the technical specifics are perhaps less important than the message Putin sent to the US: The cost of a conventional war remains far too high.
Amid increased bonhomie between Russia and Pakistan, the White House believes that Moscow does not have a great influence on Islamabad, a senior Trump Administration official has said. I don’t particularly believe that there is a great deal of influence that Russia is asserting (over Pakistan) even though I do acknowledge they have a better
Russia, US agree to boost strategic stability dialogue. Russia and the United States have agreed to hold talks on strategic stability including on reduction of strategic offensive weapons. “In discussing bilateral relations, Sergey Lavrov and Rex Tillerson agreed to bolster a dialogue on topical issues in the sphere of strategic stability. The interlocutors agreed to
Britain’s main cyber-security agency on Friday warned British government agencies to avoid using antivirus software from Russian companies, the latest in a series of moves targeting Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Lab. In a letter to departmental permanent secretaries, the director of the UK National Cyber Security Centre, Ciaran Martin, said Russian-made anti-virus software should not
Portugal have failed to beat Spain in seven previous meetings at major tournaments. Spain coach Julen Lopetegui believes an enticing clash with European champions Portugal, led by World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo, to start their 2018 World Cup campaign leaves the 2010 champions with little room for error in Russia. The Iberian neighbours will