Vucic: US Buys Up to One-Third of Serbia’s Arms That May End Up in Ukraine

U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba, March 18, 2019 days after the U.S. State Department announced it was eliminating a five-year tourist visa for Cubans.InternationalIndiaAfricaBELGRADE (Sputnik) – Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday that Washington purchases between one-fourth and one-third of Serbia’s defense industry products that may end up in […]

Countries Joining NATO Face Security Risks Including Nuclear – Russian Envoy

A picture taken on November 20, 2019 shows NATO flags at the NATO headquarters in Brussels.InternationalIndiaAfricaWASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Nations joining the NATO bloc will face increased security risks, including nuclear, Russian Ambassador to Canada Oleg Stepanov told Sputnik on Thursday. “For as soon as anyone joins the bloc that declared itself nuclear and adversarial to […]

Finland Joins NATO: What Benefits Can the Alliance Expect?

In this file photo dated Aug. 29, 2014, NATO naval mine countermeasure vessels berth in Turku, Finland, during the international Northern Coasts 2014 (NOCO14) military exerciseInternationalIndiaAfricaWhile The Global Firepower Index ranks Finland’s military as the 51st-most powerful in the world, it is often viewed as having Western Europe’s strongest artillery, possessing more pieces than France […]

Danes Up in Arms Over Removal of Christian Holiday to Raise Defense Spending

View of the main square and the church in downtown Aeroeskoebing, on the small Danish island of Aeroe August 30, 2012InternationalIndiaAfricaThe abolition plans have been widely slammed by the clergy, politicians, trade unions and ordinary Danes alike, who found the alleged connection between abandoning a historic holiday and increasing defense spending hard to swallow.The Danish […]

China’s Saudi-Iran Deal Indicates US No Longer Pulling Mideast Strings

In this photo released by Nournews, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, right, China’s most senior diplomat Wang Yi, center, and Saudi Arabia’s National Security Adviser Musaad bin Mohammed al-Aiban looks on during an agreement signing ceremony between Iran and Saudi Arabia to reestablish diplomatic relations and reopen embassies after seven years […]

Russia and Turkiye Seeking to Restore Europe’s Eurasia Ties Disrupted by US

Russian FM Sergey Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara, April 7, 2023InternationalIndiaAfricaRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on April 7 after arriving in the Turkish capital of Ankara. The two ministers discussed the Black Sea Grain Initiative, prospects of bilateral cooperation, energy, and the situation in the […]

‘Pentagon Leak’ Exposes NATO Spec Ops in Ukraine, Keeps Mum on Foreign Mercenaries’ Dirty Job

Ukrainian recruits take part in a live fire training exercise at a military base with UK Armed Forces in Southern EnglandInternationalIndiaAfricaThe UK and other NATO member states, including Latvia, France, the US, and the Netherlands, have deployed dozens of special forces personnel to Ukraine, as per the alleged Pentagon leak.”This is actually non-news,” Alexey Podberezkin, […]

Swedish Military Poised for Greatest Upgrade Since 1950s as NATO Bid Skids

A Swedish Navy fast-attack craft patrols in the the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden (file)InternationalIndiaAfricaAccording to Defense Minister Pal Jonson, the overhaul will be mainly focused on future technologies such as autonomous drones and space capabilities, as well as improved cyber defenses while Sweden’s future as a NATO member remains increasingly uncertain after a recent string of […]