'US must prepare for possible simultaneous wars with Russia and China'
The report comes against the backdrop of rising tensions with China over Taiwan and worsening frictions with Russia over its "invasion" of Ukraine. The Strategic Posture Commission released its long-awaited report on US nuclear policy and strategic stability.
Ousted last year, Russia loses bid to get regain seat on UN Human Rights Council
China and Cuba, however, were elected to the Council by the General Assembly in secret ballots despite their questionable human rights records. Both countries are on the Council with terms ending this year and will serve another three-year term starting next year till 2026 end.
War and sanctions have done little to weaken Vladimir Putin's grip on Russia
He purged senior military leaders of suspect loyalty, including General Sergey Surovikin, a close Prigozhin ally who once commanded Russian forces fighting in Ukraine. He compelled most Wagner fighters to join the Ministry of Defence. Prigozhin’s death in an airplane crash in August was -- rightly or wrongly -- seen as Putin’s retribution, underscoring the stiff price of disloyalty.
'The Long War': Russia's master gambit in conflicts going back to Tsars
The answer depends on the resiliency, but not only of the two sides to the conflict.
Russian House to debate revoking N-test ban, 'align with national interests'
The senior legislator pledged that this deliberation within the lower chamber of the Russian parliament would take place in the upcoming session of its agenda-setting council. He emphasized that this decision would align with the national interests of the country, reports RT.
N.Korea says relations with Russia are 'powerful fortress' for preserving peace
Vice Foreign Minister Im Chon-il made the claim in a press statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency, weeks after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a rare summit in Russia's Far East on September 13, Yonhap news agency reported.
Russian commander claimed to be dead by Ukraine, seen alive in video
The video issued by the Ministry on Tuesday showed man who resembles Admiral Viktor Sokolov appears to join a meeting with Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and other Russian military leaders via video conference, reports CNN.
Russia Embassy dismisses reports on military deal between Moscow, Pyongyang
Russian Ambassador Andrey Kulik was summoned Seoul's foreign ministry on Tuesday over Moscow's alleged discussions of military cooperation with Pyongyang during the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Yonhap news agency reported.
Russia withstands unprecedented sanctions pressure: Putin
"We have withstood the absolutely unprecedented external pressure, the sanctions onslaught of some ruling elites in the ... Western bloc ... in individual countries that we call unfriendly," Putin said on Monday during a meeting on the federal budget for 2024-2026, Xinhua news agency reported.
Kim leaves Russia on armoured train to return North Korea
The train carrying Kim departed the railway station in Russia's Far Eastern city of Artyom as Russian officials saw him off, RIA Novosti news agency said. Kim also waved and gave a salute to the Russian officials, Yonhap news agency reported.