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January 16, 2018 12:56 AM The moment RAF Typhoon fighter jets intercept two Russian supersonic 'Blackjack' bombers after being scrambled when the aircraft approached UK airspace

Footage shows the moment two RAF Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian planes approaching UK airspace this morning. The planes took off from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray on the coast of Scotland just before 9.30am today in Britain's latest military stand-off with Moscow. They were said to have been flying towards two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack 9

January 11, 2018 10:53 PM Czech election: Could liberal centrist claim shock president win?

AS VOTING opens in the presidential election, Czechia is split between the pro-Russian views of president Miloš Zeman and more centrist views. Mr Zeman also has vehement anti-Muslim views, and has referred to the 2015 refugee crisis as an “organised invasion of Europe”. He also claims it is “impossible to integrate” Muslims into Czech society 11

January 11, 2018 5:31 PM Erdogan calls on Putin to end attacks in northern Syria by regime forces

ISTANBUL, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Turkey's Erdogan told Russia's Putin on a phone call on Thursday that for the Sochi Summit and the Astana process to succeed, Syrian regime's attacks on Idlib and East Ghouta have to be stopped, Turkish presidential sources said. Turkey has been fiercely opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during his country's six-year-old 6

December 28, 2017 5:25 PM North Korea SHOCK warning: Kim Jong-un vs the world – Trump not the only WW3 target

NORTH KOREA is acting against the entire international community, not just the United States, according to national security expert Arash Aramesh. The national security and foreign policy analyst told Fox News that if Vladimir Putin is allowed to be the mediator between North Korea and the United States, “we’re trying to redefine this problem as a US-North 23

December 28, 2017 7:23 AM MEDIA-Putin does not plan to attend Pyeongchang Olympics in February

* Russian President Vladimir Putin does not plan to attend the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in February, the Izvestia daily newspaper quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying. * The International Olympic Committee banned Russia from the 2018 Winter Games due to what it called "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of doping procedures, but left the door open for Russians 1

December 28, 2017 1:54 AM Russia lost its satellite after it was set to launch from wrong cosmodrome

Russian space agency Roscosmos also admitted to losing contact with an Angolan telecoms satellite. Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin has admitted that a 2.6bn-rouble ($45m) satellite launched was lost following a programming mistake. Roscosmos, a Russian space agency, said it had lost contact with the newly launched weather satellite, called 12

December 27, 2017 11:02 PM Russia admits $45m satellite launch failed because programmers put in co-ordinates for the WRONG launch site

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Wednesday the failed launch of a 2.6 billion-rouble ($44.95 million) satellite last month was due to an embarrassing programming error. Russian space agency Roscosmos said last month it had lost contact with the newly-launched weather satellite - the Meteor-M - after it blasted off from Russia's new Vostochny 12

December 27, 2017 12:41 PM Putin submits endorsement papers to election authorities in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has submitted his endorsement papers to election authorities. Mr Putin is running for his fourth term in office as an independent candidate. The law requires all independents to secure an endorsement from at least 500 people. If given the green light, the candidate will then be allowed to collect signatures necessary

December 18, 2017 1:22 PM Russia to help Syria rebuild energy facilities

OSCOW, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Russia will be the only country to take part in rebuilding Syrian energy facilities, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Monday, after holding talks in Syria with President Bashar al-Assad, the RIA news agency reported. Rogozin was speaking a week after President Vladimir Putin ordered "a significant part" of Moscow's 2

December 17, 2017 9:47 PM Macron sees February end to fight against Islamic State in Syria

PARIS, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The military campaign against Islamic State in Syria should be completed in February following the end of fighting against the militant group in Iraq, French President Emmanuel Macron said. "On December 9, Iraqi Prime Minister (Haider al-) Abadi announced the end of the war and the victory over Daesh, and I think that by mid- to late February 6