• Russian Foreign Intelligence Chief's Family linked to major international food trading business

    Sergei Naryshkin, the Director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, known for his strong anti-Western views, is reportedly involved in a profitable food trading business facilitated by his relatives.

    Journalists from the news website Insider have discovered that one of the main assets of the Naryshkin family is the major supplier of cereals, Agro-Alliance. Previously, the a share of this company belonged to the daughter of the head of the Foreign Intelligence Service, Veronika …

  • Russian Deputy Commander of Submarine Forces killed in Nagorno-Karabakh

    Deputy Commander of the Submarine Forces of the Northern Fleet for Military-Political Affairs, Captain 1st Rank Ivan Kovgan, was killed in shelling in Nagorno-Karabakh on September 20, reported the St. Petersburg Club of Naval Submariners and Navy Veterans .

    According to the news website SeverPost, Kovgan served as the deputy commander of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh. The Naval Submariners Club states that Kovgan was deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh two months ago. The …

  • Ukrainian Forces hit Russian military base in Melitopol, Commander of Russia’s 58th Army among the injured

    Ukrainian struck Russian military base in the city of Melitopol. Commander of the 58th Russian Army was injured in the missile strike , reports the news outlet NV, citing sources.

    "The occupiers set up their headquarters at the motor plant in temporarily occupied Melitopol. The Security Service of Ukraine discovered this and passed the information to the Ukrainian Armed Forces, who then carried out a joint operation ," the statement reads. Approximately ten Russian officers were reportedly …

  • German company ships ammunition production machine to Russia despite sanctions

    A Spinner machine, used for manufacturing ammunition, is on its way from Turkey to Russia, reports the Trap Aggressor project of the analytical center StateWatch.

    The machine has been ordered by the Joint Stock Company "Serovsky Mechanical Plant," a Russian military-industrial company that produces artillery shells and their casings, and is part of the Russian defense holding Rostec. Among other things, the plant manufactures casings for 152mm shells for the self-propelled artillery system …

  • Ukraine carries out another missile strike on Crimea

    Several explosions have been reported near the village of Verkhnosadove, not far from Sevastopol. The main command center of the Russian Black Sea Fleet is believed to have been targeted in the attack, reported the Telegram channel Crimean Wind.

    Later, Andrii Yusov, a representative of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GUR), in a comment to the news outlet Babel, confirmed the attack on military facilities in Crimea, promising to provide mode details later.

    A …

  • Ukrainian Ground Forces Commander: elite Russian military units destroyed in battles near Bakhmut

    "Ukrainian Defense forces have destroyed the 72nd separate motorized rifle brigade, as well as the 31st and 83rd separate airborne assault brigades of the Russian Armed Forces, which are considered the most prepared and professional units in the Russian Armed Forces," said the commander of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, Lieutenant General Oleksandr Syrskyi.

    "The overall situation on the Eastern front remains tense. The enemy continues to pursue its intentions to resume offensive actions along …

  • Russia heading towards a demographic abyss: July sees lowest number of births since 1945

    Russia's population is rapidly decreasing. According to the latest data from the Russian Federal Statistics Service, Rosstat, 110,500 children were born in the country in July of this year, while 135,270 people died. Compared to July 2022, the mortality rate increased by 2.7%, and the birth rate decreased by 3.0%. From January to July 2023, the natural population decline amounted to 297,306 people.

    Demographer Alexey Raksha told the news outlet Agenstvo that July 2023 was the worst July in …

  • German Defense Minister: decision on supplying Taurus missiles to Ukraine expected within two weeks

    German authorities may make a decision on supplying Ukraine with Taurus long-range  missiles within one to two weeks, reported Tagesschau, citing German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius.

    "If it takes a week or two for the decision to be made, then so be it," he said at the first Westphalian Peace Conference in Münster.

    Pistorius assured that this does not indicate any doubts from the federal government's side.

    "Germany must demonstrate such caution, even if it is difficult for our Ukrainian …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine to receive more than 10 Abrams tanks from US in first shipment

    More than ten Abrams tanks, which the US promised to provide to Ukrainian military, will arrive in Ukraine in the near future. The crews who will operate the combat vehicles are already undergoing training, said the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Oleksiy Danilov in an interview with Ukrainian Radio.

    The Secretary of the NSDC also stated that there will be more tanks than previously reported, and Ukrainian military personnel are already learning how to …

  • Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov reportedly in critical condition following unsuccessful kidney transplant

    Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of Chechnya, is facing severe health problems. He recently underwent a kidney transplant surgery which was unsuccessful, said Russian opposition politician and former State Duma MP Gennady Gudkov, citing high-ranking sources in Chechnya.

    According to these sources, Kadyrov's problems were so serious that he required a kidney transplant. However, it appears that the operation did not go well as rejection occurred.

    "I spoke to prominent Chechens and asked them if he …