USA on the background of the pandemic ready to strangle the European countries for their interests, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Deputy Secretary of the Russian security Council Aleksandr Venediktov.
In his words, Europe follows American orders.
TV presenter and journalist Vladimir Pozner has commented on the statement of a member of the Bundestag of the CDU/CSU Christian Schmidt, who offered again to discuss Russia's accession to NATO, as seriously mentioned in the 1990-ies. The statement of the TV host is in his interview on the website of the daily mail.
He recalled that the idea of Russia's accession to the EU and NATO supported Boris Yeltsin and later Vladimir Putin.
The Kremlin has an interest in the investigation about the situation with the admission of lawyers of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov to the indictment documents, the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
"I'll probably find it difficult to answer this question. We know it's secret. And I don't know how investigations in secrecy carried out, and protection in secrecy. Not knowing this, it would be wrong to say anything, but we will listen", - said Peskov told reporters, answering the question of why the prosecution Safronova hasn't introduced himself and protect what exactly the charges imposed, and how the President looks at such practices of doing business.
Heavy-duty, indestructible, fast — Russian Ministry of defense announced the beginning of the test media for the latest strategic weapon. We are talking about the nuclear submarine K-329 "Belgorod", which runs in an unmanned underwater vehicle "Poseidon" with nuclear power. The first launch of the combat drone is scheduled for the fall. About the power of "Poseidon" and why is he so afraid of in the West — in the material RIA Novosti.
About "Poseidon", the world learned after the appeal of President Vladimir Putin to the Federal Assembly on March 1, 2018. However, in December 2016, the CIA said that Russia experienced a deep drone with a nuclear power plant. Since this project is in the spotlight of Western intelligence services. And it is clear: "Poseidon" actually makes useless all the expensive missile defence programme of the USA.
. The North Atlantic Alliance has nothing to oppose Russian hypersonic weapons in the Arctic, says a journalist for the Danish newspaper Berlingske Emile Rottwell.
According to him, the us airbase of Thule and Greenland as a whole "absolutely defenseless" in front of missile systems "Dagger".
The US decision on the withdrawal of almost 12 thousand troops from Germany and their relocation to other European countries to NATO will not affect the ability of the US to contain Russia, said US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
"In those comments from Russia that I've seen says that they feel threatened by our action, because our soldiers will be deployed closer to Russia's borders," said Pompeo at the hearings in Congress.
Washington, helping the Kosovars to create their own army, grossly violates resolution 1244 of the UN Security Council, which allows only the presence on the territory of Kosovo peacekeeping forces, said Thursday the Deputy official representative of the MFA of Russia Alexei Zaitsev.
"The intent of Washington is to help the Kosovars to create their own army, however, thus grossly violated the provisions of the resolution of the UN Security Council 1244, which foresees the dismantling of all Kosovo-Albanian paramilitaries, allowing the presence in the region exclusively to the international peacekeeping contingent", - he told at a briefing.
Senator Alexei Pushkov commented in his Twitter the US plans to transfer part of its forces to the borders of Russia.
Pentagon chief mark Esper stated that Washington will transfer part of the military to the borders of Russia for its "deterrence," noting that in the future the US can deploy in Poland and the Baltic States for additional military forces. Esper also said that Germany will withdraw a total of almost 12 thousand US military, 9.5 thousand will be withdrawn from Germany to Italy and Belgium. According to media reports, there will be transferred and the headquarters of US forces in Europe.
Ukraine can be conducted in parallel with Russian military exercises "Caucasus-2020" private maneuvers "in quite unexpected places." About it on air of TV channel "Ukraine 24" stated the Secretary of national security and defense Council (NSDC) of the country Alexey Danilov.
"There will be exercises in parallel with the "Kavkaz-2020", and they can be in quite unexpected places... Where will the exercises - let's wait for September, let's see," he said.
The German government has taken note of the U.S. decision to withdraw 12 thousand troops, will coordinate this work with affected Federal States of Germany, the U.S. government and within NATO.
This is stated in the published on Wednesday the press service of the government of Germany joint statement, the German foreign Ministry, the defense Ministry of Germany, the German Bundestag and the Prime Ministers of the Federal States of Germany.
Presence in Europe, the United States needs more than the Europeans themselves, besides the deployment of additional forces in the Eastern countries of the continent violates "the Basic act Russia – NATO", said RIA Novosti on Wednesday the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.
Pentagon chief mark Esper stated that the United States will transfer part of the military to the borders of Russia for its "deterrence," noting that in the future the US can deploy in Poland and the Baltic States for additional military forces. Esper also said that Germany will withdraw a total of almost 12 thousand US military, 9.5 thousand will be withdrawn from Germany to Italy and Belgium. According to media reports, there will be transferred and the headquarters of US forces in Europe.
The US withdraw from Germany 11.9 thousand military, reducing its contingent in the country with about 36 thousand to 24 thousand, said at a press conference the head of the Pentagon, mark Esper.
He explained that, according to the plans of the European command, of this amount, approximately 5,600 people will be placed in NATO countries, and 6400 will be back in the US but will be deployed in Europe on a rotating basis.
The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Germany will begin in a few weeks, said the head of the Pentagon, mark Esper.
"As for how quickly will move the military, it is a question of weeks," said Esper at a press conference.
The headquarters of US forces in Europe will be transferred from Germany to Belgium, said the commander of U.S. forces in Europe and Supreme allied commander of NATO forces in Europe, General Todd Walters.
"With regard to the location of the headquarters of the European command. Now, as you know, he is in Stuttgart (Germany). After solving some issues we expect that it will be displaced to Mons in Belgium," said Walters at a press conference.
The Council on human rights under the President of Russia (HRC) will take control as the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov, accused of treason, if it will worsen, said Valery Fadeev.
"First, very large errors in the tests, and secondly, maybe he'll bring mild, if he has the coronavirus, and he does not need anything. If suddenly Safronov is really bad, of course, we pay attention to it," said Fadeyev told reporters.
The self-proclaimed President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, in respect of which the charges for war crimes 1998-1999 the Special Prosecutor's office in the Hague reported receiving military equipment from the United States for the Kosovo security force.
The President of the breakaway Republic of Kosovo and the former field commander of the Albanian troops from the 13th to the 17th July daily spent six hours on interrogation in the Special court for crimes in Kosovo in the Hague. June 24, Special Prosecutor of the international court of justice (SPO) announced the charges against Thaci's war crimes in 1998-1999, during the conflict in Kosovo and Metohija. He promised to resign if the court then approves the indictment and start proceedings.
The party of former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has threatened mass protests "if the government still goes on about the revanchist Pro-Russian forces and allow an extraordinary session on the language issue". The indignation of the nationalists provoked a little put off Ukrainization of Russian-language schools. In the result, the Verkhovna Rada did not dare to accept this bill. Can we assume that the street shouted down the Parliament and makes Zelensky to do the same as its predecessor — versed RIA Novosti.
Nationalists with the slogan "do Not give to step on the Ukrainian language", "don't like the language — over in Rostov" held a meeting at walls of the Verkhovna Rada. They were indignant because of the document submitted to the Parliament Deputy of the faction "servant of the people" Maxim Buganski.
Five NATO ships entered the port of Odessa as part of exercise Sea Breeze, they will stay there until 28 July, reports local newspaper "Duma".
Commander of the naval forces of Ukraine Oleksiy Neiipp Monday said that in the Black sea began international exercises Sea Breeze-2020. All the exercises were planned to attract about 2 thousand people from nine countries, more than 20 ships and planes and helicopters. Besides Ukraine and the USA Sea Breeze-2020 take part in the military of Bulgaria, Georgia, Norway, France, Romania, Spain and Turkey.
. Senator Alexei Pushkov called false statements of Poland about the possibility of using Russian military force.
So the politician reacted to the statement by the Polish expert Milos GATS that the Baltic countries have not been able to confront Russia without the help of NATO. Also, the analyst added that Moscow is already "propaganda war" backed by "hybrid actions" against Warsaw.
Senator Alexei Pushkov has responded to the reaction of the first President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev on charges of "geopolitical capitulation", the newspaper "Moskovsky Komsomolets"
Earlier, the Senator referred to the statement of the speaker of the German government Steffen Seibert, who described how 30 years ago at a meeting with the leadership of Germany in Arkhyz, the Soviet leader agreed to a United Germany's joining NATO. Pushkov has called these actions "geopolitical capitulation." According to him, Gorbachev at that time was more concerned with getting the Nobel peace prize than national interests. In response, the former Soviet leader's statement called vellus "nonsense".
The United States handed over to the Ministry of defence and the defence Forces of Estonia 92 anti-tank missiles Raytheon Javelin under the previously signed contract between the Centre for defence investments of the Estonian and the Pentagon, said on Friday the us Embassy in Tallinn.
"The cargo arrived of the 92 anti-tank missiles Raytheon Javelin is a continuation of the increasing defensive capabilities of Estonia, which will strengthen the strategic integration of our countries and ensure interoperability between allies and NATO partners," - said on the website of the Embassy of the United States.
Moscow considers Washington's desire to buy the Russian s-400 Ankara as another manifestation of the US to achieve their goals through pressure, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the Fourth European Department of the MFA of Russia Yuri Philipson.
Republican Senator John Thune had earlier proposed to resolve the contradictions between the USA and Turkey according to the Russian s-400 by purchasing these complexes in Ankara, according to the text of the proposed amendment to the defense budget of the United States. In order to purchase named assurances to Turkey that she will not buy the proceeds other military equipment, is incompatible with the requirement of NATO.
TV-presenter and blogger Ksenia Sobchak made an administrative Protocol on violation of order of holding a picket or a mass rally, earlier she was detained near the building of FSB on Lubyanka square, where the concerned gathered in support of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov, told RIA Novosti lawyer Henri Tsiskarishvili.
"The Protocol was made by part 5 of article 20.2 of the administrative code ("violation of the party's public activities order of carrying out of action or picketing"). Soon it will be considered by the court", - said the Agency interlocutor.
While in Libya will be split, the outside players will try to influence the situation, to bet on one, then on another country's leadership, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
According to him, foreign players, especially from outside the region, did not care about the fate of the Libyan people, the fate of the Libyan state, they state simply destroyed. "They were betting on one of the Libyan parties in their geopolitical games, completely ignoring the opinion of the African Union and the attempts of the African Union to normalize the situation," said Lavrov after talks with Algerian counterpart in Moscow, adding that "it was criminal conduct NATO colleagues."
U.S. transport ship Endurance Vehicles Carrier delivered to Greece 3 thousand Marines, military vehicles and equipment to participate in the NATO exercise Atlantic Resolve 2020, reported the website kranosgr.com. A message published on Twitter, U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Ukraine Jeffrey Payette.
The ship is on the roadstead of the port of Alexandroupolis in Northern Greece.
Accused of treason adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov got in jail for about a hundred letters, told RIA Novosti member of the Moscow Public oversight Commission (POC) eve Markachev.
"He told us that he received almost a hundred letters from colleagues, friends and even strangers," said Markachev, Safronov visited yesterday.
The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Denis Pushilin called a violation of international law, the involvement of Kiev's foreign mercenaries to the conflict in the Donbass.
The head of the DND said that the representatives of the people's militia of the DPR in the survey area in the district of Gorlovka, where on 13 July by mines diversionno-prospecting group of the security forces found the bodies of three dead commandos. One of them was a citizen of Estonia. During the inspection of the victims each had discovered the equipment, the expensive equipment and special means of production of the NATO countries.
Exercises Sea Breeze-2020 and the activity of NATO in the black sea region do not meet the real security needs, these actions do not strengthen and weaken regional security, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Alexander Grushko.
International exercise Sea Breeze-2020 began Monday in the Black sea, said commander of the naval forces of Ukraine Oleksiy Neiipp. According to him, the exercises for "practicing a wide range of tasks in the sea, where now there are some pressing challenges and threats of the international security system".
International exercise Sea Breeze-2020 started in the Black sea, they will be in the new format because of the coronavirus, said on Monday the commander of the naval forces of Ukraine Oleksiy Neiipp.
Earlier, the General staff of Ukraine reported that the multinational exercises with the participation of the armed forces of Ukraine postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus.
American missile destroyer Porter ("porter") began its transition in the Black sea to participate in joint exercises with Ukraine Sea Breeze 2020, the press service of the Sixth fleet of the U.S. Navy.
"Missile destroyer USS Porter class "Arleigh Burke" began to move into the Black sea on 19 July 2020 to enhance regional stability at sea, participating in the 20's exercises Sea Breeze 2020, organized by the USA and Ukraine", - said in a statement.
Forty years ago the Soviet Union for the first time in the history of the Olympics. On the organization of the competition has thrown all forces and means. Never before in Eastern Europe do not hold competitions of such scale. But politics intervened. The US and Europe announced a boycott, and many of the Western teams came to Moscow. Like preparing for the Olympics-80 and than she remembered the world — in the material RIA Novosti.
The opening ceremony was supposed to start at 16:00. But by noon, Luzhniki was filled to capacity — the audience had already taken their seats on the bleachers. Was Waiting For Leonid Brezhnev. The Secretary General was late, the organizers were nervous. Finally from the speakers was heard the festive Overture of Dmitri Shostakovich.
Protection of the accused in the treason of adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov considers that the investigation has to be questioned in the criminal case of a citizen of the Czech Republic Martin Larisch, whom several media outlets have called the personnel officer of the Czech intelligence services, told RIA Novosti lawyer Ivan Pavlov.
“If the investigation finds that Laris enlisted Ivan in 2012, and received from him classified information in the 2017th, then let him be questioned as a witness, it must be done. It's because of the fact that the consequence has to have some evidence, not just arbitrarily label”, - the lawyer told.
Thursday, July 16, Ukraine celebrated the anniversary of its founding document — the 30th anniversary of the Declaration on state sovereignty. Celebrated, even collecting for this special session of the Verkhovna Rada with the participation of dozens of MPs who voted for this historic act back in 1990.
Recall: Ukraine was not the first Republic of the Soviet Union, took part in the "parade of sovereignties". The pioneers made the Baltic and Caucasian republics in 1988-1989. But after Kiev they would not have moved in this direction, if not Russia. A shock to the supporters of the preservation of the USSR was the adoption of the First Congress of people's deputies of the RSFSR under the leadership of Boris Yeltsin, a similar Russian Declaration of June 12, 1990. After this it would be strange if some other country, not even wishing the collapse of the United States would remain aloof from the General process.
The head of the Federation Council Commission on information policy and interaction with mass media Alexei Pushkov in his telegram channel said about the impossibility of the existence of Ukraine without Russia.
He commented on the words of Ukrainian journalist Dmitry Gordon about "vulnerable to the invasion of Russia in Kiev".
United States to exit the Treaty on open skies (DON) using flimsy excuses, said Friday the head of the National center for reducing nuclear danger Sergey Ryzhkov.
He remind that the situation around the contract began to deteriorate since September 2013, when for observation flights under the Treaty, Russia began to use the surveillance aircraft An-30B with the new digital surveillance equipment.
Issues of European and global security, strategic stability, relations Russia–EU and Russia–NATO were discussed at the Russian-French consultations in Paris on Thursday, said in a statement the foreign Ministry.
Thursday in Paris was held a Russian-French consultations on strategic stability in the format "2 2". The Russian side was represented by the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Ryabkov and Grushko Alexander Deputy head of the defense Ministry Alexander Fomin.
Senator Alexei Pushkov praised the reaction of the first President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev on charges of "geopolitical surrender."
The Senator referred to the statement of the speaker of the German government Steffen Seibert, who described how 30 years ago at a meeting with the leadership of Germany in Arkhyz, the Soviet leader agreed to a United Germany's joining NATO. Pushkov has called these actions a geopolitical capitulation. According to him, Gorbachev at that time was more concerned with getting the Nobel peace prize than national interests.
Egyptian Sasapost spoke about the new era of the rule of Russia in the arms market with the advent of anti-aircraft missile systems s-500.
As the newspaper notes, the system is capable of hitting ten ballistic missiles at the same time, even if their speed is from 18 to 25 thousand kilometers per hour. Prometheus can also shoot down missiles and aircrafts at the altitude of up to 200 kilometers.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Spain Arantxa gonzález Laya and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held talks in Madrid, which discussed relations with Russia.
"The conversation was around actual events of the organization at that moment when she confronts many challenges, from the complex relations with Russia in the East, to instability in the southern Mediterranean, as well as the need to strengthen transatlantic relations", - stated in the message of the Spanish foreign Ministry.
Protection of the accused in the treason of Ivan Safronov plans to appeal his arrest to the court of cassation, told RIA Novosti lawyer Ivan Pavlov.
"We will appeal against the decision of the Lefortovo and the Moscow city courts in cassation," - said Pavlov.
The Moscow city court upheld the arrest of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov, accused of treason, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.
The hearing was closed to the public and journalists because of the secrecy of the case, they made only before the announcement of the decision.
The statement of Kiev about the fact that among the dead at Gorlovka in the Donbass was a military doctor, is not tenable, when it was found the armament production of the NATO countries and the documents of the citizen of Estonia, said on Thursday to journalists by the Deputy head of the people's militia self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Eduard Bacurin.
On Monday, the Ukrainian security officials said that the military had stepped on an unknown explosive device near the village of zaytsevo. During the evacuation killed a military doctor, also injured two more soldiers. The Ukrainian Prosecutor's office on this fact has started an investigation. The DNR said that it was Ukrainian saboteurs attempted to approach the positions of the militia. The people's militia of the Republic announced that it evacuated the body of one victim on Wednesday gave it to Kiev-controlled territory. According to the Ministry, he was a "mercenary of the United States."
It is necessary to discuss Russia's accession to NATO, as seriously mentioned in the 1990-ies, said a member of the Bundestag from the CDU/CSU Christian Schmidt.
Schmidt held the post of Minister of food and agriculture from 2014 to 2018, and was also Minister of transport and digital infrastructure 2017 and 2018.
One of the lawyers of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov, accused of treason, Daniil Nikiforov removed from the meeting in Moscow city court, as he refused to give a subscription about nondisclosure of state secrets, told RIA Novosti lawyer Ivan Pavlov.
Today the Moscow city court considers the complaint of lawyers on arrest Safronov.
The Moscow city court admitted the characteristics of the accused in the treason of Ivan Safronov of "Roscosmos" and publications where he worked, told RIA Novosti lawyer Ivan Pavlov.
"The court admitted the characteristics of "Roscosmos", "Vedomosti", "Kommersant". Also were attached surety more than ten people," - said Pavlov.
The Kremlin knows Ivan Safronov as a talented journalist, but a measure of restraint shall designate the court, the Kremlin is not competent to make such decisions, said press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"In this case it does not matter what you think in the Kremlin. The Kremlin is not eligible to elect a measure of restraint, and not the Kremlin decides to hold a person in custody or release them. This decision can accept only court," he told reporters, answering a question, should I now hold in custody, Safronova.
Protests in Bulgaria caused by the confrontation between the President and the government, they can lead to an early parliamentary and presidential elections, as the country is now paralysis of all branches of government, says a senior researcher of the Institute of Slavic studies Peter Iskenderov.
In Bulgaria for a week of protests that began on 9 July in Sofia with thousands of actions in support of the President rumen Radeva. Bulgarian media called cause of the protests the arrests of the President's advisors on security issues, and legal matters. Advisors had been detained in cases related to the disclosure of state secrets and abuse of influence for personal gain.
Mourning ceremony in memory of more than 28 thousands of victims in the epidemic COVID-19 took place in Spain.
To pay tribute to the victims of the profits all members of the government headed by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, all heads of the Autonomous communities of Spain, the leaders of the major political parties in the country, except for VOX, whose members refused to come because of disagreements with the government.
Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev allowed a United Germany to join NATO, despite the ability to claim neutral status of the country, said the head of the Federation Council Commission on information policy and interaction with mass media Alexei Pushkov in his telegram channel.
He commented on the publication on Twitter the official representative of the German government Steffen Seibert, who said 30 years ago, July 15, during the meeting with the leadership of Germany in Arkhyz Gorbachev gave his consent to membership of United Germany in NATO.
In Russia reacted negatively to the words of Mike Pompeo on the possible introduction of sanctions against the "Nord stream – 2".
On Wednesday, the Secretary of state said that companies participating in the construction of the pipeline should be "immediately removed" from the project. Otherwise they will have to deal with the consequences. He added that implies that the measures provided for by law CAATSA ("ON countering the enemies of America by sanctions"). Similar restrictions can also touch a second branch of the "Turkish stream".
NATO ships entered the Black sea to participate in military exercises with Ukraine and Bulgaria, said Wednesday the office of the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
"Division 2-second permanent naval group of NATO (SNMG2) and mine counter measures NATO (SNMCMG2) for the second time this year, entered the Black sea for participation in two regional exercises with the navies of Bulgaria and Ukraine", - stated in the message in Facebook.
The Commissioner for human rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova monitors the conditions of detention of the accused in the treason of adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov in custody, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Ombudsman.
"Tatiana Nikolaevna from it hits there, and in his defense of appeals also no. But since this is the resonant case, she has the right by law to connect to these issues, personally watching his detention. The Ombudsman has already clarified the conditions of detention: it has a fridge, TV, hot water and the toilet in the cell. He doesn't have at the moment, it claims in terms of content," - said the press service.
Vice Prime Minister on European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Olga Stefanyshyna said that the country will become a member of the European Union, it is only a matter of time.
"Between Ukraine and the EU a very high level of political dialogue. There is an understanding that Ukraine is well on the way of reforms. We create a Road map of more than 60 European integration laws, the priority for adoption by Parliament this fall. It's a huge job, but I assure you: Ukraine is legally and technically ready to become a part of the European system, that is exactly Ukraine will become an EU member - it is only a matter of time", - quotes Stefanishina the press service of the Cabinet.
The Minister of defence, Estonia jüri Luik in the appeal to the recruits starting service in the defence Forces, called Russia an enemy and urged soldiers to readiness to protect the country from "the Russian threat".
"Estonia needs trained army that will be able to protect our country. Each trained Estonian soldiers is another soldier that needs to be our enemy," Luik said in a video message to recruits, posted Wednesday on the website of the Ministry of defense.
The Turks did the main Orthodox Cathedral of the world, Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, the mosque — Russia needs to defend the Christian faith and to punish Turkey! Sounds right?
But the Ottomans converted the Church into a mosque in 1453 after Constantinople was taken, and the place of the Roman Empire (called Byzantine) was established the Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Caliphate, until the early twentieth century who ruled a considerable part of the Islamic world.
Accused of treason adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov has not yet testified in their own case, the investigation has not been charged with specific accusations and evidence, told RIA Novosti lawyer Ivan Pavlov.
"At the moment we ask the questions the investigation, to testify Ivan prematurely, he haven't done it yet. The investigation has not been charged in the case of the specific charges, the evidence," - said Pavlov.
The President of the breakaway Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci arrived in the Hague for questioning on charges of war crimes, 1998-1999.
Earlier, on June 24, Special Prosecutor of international court for crimes in Kosovo (SPO) in the Hague announced the charges against Thaci's war crimes in 1998-1999. Last week, Thaci said that July 13, will visit the Hague at the invitation of the Special Prosecutor's office to chat with employees.
About 50 journalists gathered Monday at the building of the detention center in Lefortovo, to support my colleague, suspected of treason adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" of Ivan Safronov, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Law enforcement authorities through loudspeakers urging the crowd to disperse. Currently in Moscow because of the pandemic of coronavirus, a ban on public events.
The US President Donald trump said in an interview with columnist mark Thyssen, she did not want the withdrawal of the United States from NATO, but the allies have to pay fees.
According to his book "the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house," former White house adviser on national security, John Bolton, trump wanted to threaten NATO leaders at the summit in 2018, the US withdrawal from the Alliance if they are to pay contributions of 2% of GDP. According to him, after that he talked about the threat of a trump to withdraw from NATO Secretary Mike Pompeo, they decided to convince him to stay in the Alliance, but possibly reducing the contributions of the United States. In the end, in his speech, trump did what you advised him to Bolton, he declared his support for NATO, but criticized the countries of the Alliance, which is still a small defense budgets.
The Moscow city court on 16 July will consider the appeal on arrest of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov and his relatives, told RIA Novosti lawyer Oleg Eliseev.
On Tuesday, the Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested Safronova until September 6 on charges of treason. According to the FSB, the adviser to the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin is suspected of passing secret information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the defense industry one of the special services of NATO.
The Kremlin does not have the case of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov, it's just not possible, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
On Tuesday, the Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested Safronova until September 6 on charges of treason. According to the FSB, the adviser to the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin is suspected of passing secret information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the defense industry one of the special services of NATO.
Spy in Russia, compared with Europe and America, is absent, and the growth of high-profile cases in this area is associated with the increasing openness and development of new media and information flows, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"I honestly don't know if this is really the rise. Because these things, they appeared on the agenda in the last couple of decades, I remember it exactly. Don't know whether there are more or not more," - said Peskov on a question, what is the increase in the number of criminal cases in the field of espionage.
The closeness of the case, adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov may not be a destabilizing factor, is the law on state secrets and secret mode to the emotions of the place can not be, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
However, he noted that "it is clear the increased interest of the Department in relation to the fate of colleagues." "And believe me, we're worried too about this, but here we should clearly say so, understand there is a law on state secret there is a secret mode, and it must be respected. There should be no place for emotions", - said Peskov.
In Lefortovsky court of Moscow has not received materials about the arrest of Bank accounts of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov and his relatives, told RIA Novosti on Friday, the press service of the court.
"In the court materials on the arrest of accounts Safronova and other persons associated with this case, not received," - said the Agency interlocutor.
The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called impolite ways in which the US is trying to involve China in negotiations on strategic stability.
Earlier, the state Department announced that the U.S. welcomes China willingness to negotiate on arms control and invited the Chinese delegation to the talks with Russia in Vienna on this issue. It was noted that the States also recommend China as soon as possible to meet with Russia to consider further steps for tripartite talks on arms control. In turn, earlier this week, the Director of the Department of arms control of Chinese foreign Ministry Fu Cong said that China is ready to join trilateral talks on disarmament with the United States and Russia, but only if the US agrees to reduce its nuclear Arsenal to China's level.
The detention of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov is not related to his professional activities, said the head of the foreign intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin.
"First, I commend the professionalism of the employees of the Russian counterintelligence. Second, detention in any case not connected with the professional activities of the person involved. And third, I do not advise anyone to put pressure on the investigation," he said.
Serbia and Kosovo are planning to resume the talks and to discuss the possibility of a new redistribution of borders in the Balkans. Intermediaries are Germany and France. The EU hopes that the discussion will bring a solution to the Kosovo issue, but in advance warn about any exchange of territories could not be considered. Ready to compromise Belgrade and Pristina, to understand RIA Novosti.
Brussels has regained a leading role in the Kosovo settlement after this failed DC. Scheduled for the end of June, the negotiations between Belgrade and Pristina with the mediation of Donald trump failed because the charges against Hashim Thaci accusations of spectaculator the Hague court.
Defense Minister of Ukraine Andrii Taran on Thursday held a telephone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, during which they agreed to strengthen the Alliance's presence in the black sea region, the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of defense.
"The parties agreed to increase the presence of forces and means, on land, at sea and in the airspace of the black sea region by increasing patrols in the air and presence of the ships of naval forces of the countries members of the Alliance. Defense Minister of Ukraine expressed interest in establishing joint exchange of information about the situation in the region and invited the member States of NATO to join the national strategic exercises scheduled to be held in the South of Ukraine in autumn this year", - reported on the Ministry's website.
The Federal service for financial monitoring (RFM) introduced journalist Arkady Babchenko, who promised to pass through the center of Moscow in the American tank under the NATO flag, in the list of persons involved in extremism or terrorism, from the data on the website of RFM.
On the website of Rosfinmonitoring specified that Babchenko included in the list of physical persons "concerning whom there is information about their involvement in extremist activities or terrorism". The reasons for this decision are not specified.
Russian President Vladimir Putin could not deal with the investigation, which is conducted against individual citizens, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, speaking about the case of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov.
On Tuesday, the Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested Safronova until September 6 on charges of treason. According to the FSB, the adviser to the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin is suspected of passing secret information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the defense industry one of the special services of NATO. Protection Safronov said that investigators suspect him of working for the Czech intelligence services since 2012. The case concerns the transfer of military-technical information on the supply of arms to Africa, the ultimate recipients of classified information was the United States. According to the defense, Safronov believes that the case involves one of his articles in the newspaper "Kommersant". The guilt he does not recognize.
Russia urged to refrain during the period of the pandemic from taking any action on the line of contact between NATO and Russia, CSTO, but the exercises were still carried out, Moscow should react to it, keep your weapon in good condition: it must be "sharp, precise and contemporary", said Deputy head of the security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.
Medvedev stressed that "if we are not inside this organization and is a military Alliance, we must understand that the troops of this military unit, in principle, are ready to take part in the hostilities, including against our country."
Strengthen the infrastructure, build personnel to conduct more exercises — NATO finally approved defence plans for the Baltic States and Poland in case of "aggression Moscow". The journalists said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius. The details are secret, but the Alliance clearly stepped up the military presence on Russian borders. On the recent unfriendly steps "Western partners" — in the material RIA Novosti.
Plan to protect Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia was developed at the request of those States in 2014, after the reunification of the Crimea with Russia. However, against final approval is made, the Turkey is unhappy that the Alliance partners refused to officially recognize the self-defense forces of Syrian Kurds terrorist groups. In early July, Ankara changed position and the document was accepted.
Members of the Public oversight Commission (POC) Alexey Melnikov and eve Markachev came to visit who was arrested on charges of treason adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov in jail "Lefortovo", the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
In an interview, the Agency's defenders said that seeking a meeting with Safronov during the day.
The organizers of the riots at the Parliament of Serbia in the night of Wednesday hoped to weaken the position of the Serbian leadership before the talks on Kosovo in the EU, said the President of Serbia Alexander Vucic.
In France on July 9, is scheduled to meet Serbian leader with the President of France Emanuele a Macron. Next day online summit of the EU leadership, Germany, France, Serbia and the breakaway Republic of Kosovo. On July 12, scheduled the first meeting between the Serbian President and Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed Kosovo Hoti Abdulahim in Brussels for the first time after the freezing of dialogue in 2018.
The defence appealed the detention of the suspect in the treason of adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, his lawyer Evgeny Smirnov.
Safronov concluded in jail for at least two months.
The Czech foreign Ministry had no comment on the case of Ivan Safronov, the appropriate questions should be sent to the Czech intelligence services, said on Wednesday RIA Novosti press-Secretary of Department Zuzana Stihova.
"We have no comments on this issue (in the case of Ivan Safronov). Your questions should be directed to the Czech intelligence services," - said Stihova.
Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the adviser to the General Director of "Rosatom" Ivan Safronov is a professional journalist, but the essence of the presented charges is unknown, and only the court with all the evidence, can review the case.
Peskov said that the President has the opportunity to request additional information about the case Safronov, but it is not a topic for the President.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, speaking about the case of Ivan Safronov, said that he was not entitled to discuss what checks are made when recruiting in "Roskosmos" and what positions there involve access to state secrets.
He said that there are positions that involve access to state secrets, and there are positions which do not imply such. "As in many departments. It is a common practice," - said Peskov.
Media materials in support of the suspect in the treason of adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov based on emotions, it is necessary to leave the matter to the discretion of the court, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"We read many of the materials that have been published on this subject. But these journalistic materials, mainly based on emotions. Of course, they do not have and cannot have under itself any real information about the results of the work of counterintelligence", - said Peskov on a question of journalists, as evidenced by the Kremlin's mistrust of a number of media to information about Safronov cooperation with foreign intelligence.
Opinions of journalists about the case of the adviser of the General Director of Roskosmos and former employee of "Kommersant" and "Vedomosti" of Ivan Safronov are not a public response, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, noting that journalists pay great attention.
Responding to a question about how to know whether the President of the situation and public outcry in connection with the case Safronova, Peskov said that one should not confuse public resonance with resonance media.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov ruled out the possibility of imposing Kremlin misleading in the case of the adviser of the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov and stated that the Kremlin believes that the charges are not linked to his journalistic work.
Earlier, Peskov told reporters that the detention Safronova, who is suspected of treason, it's not, to the knowledge of the Kremlin, with his journalistic activities.
Contacts with the Czech Republic at high or higher levels in the near future is not planned, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
"While any contacts in the high or highest level in bilateral terms is not planned",- he told reporters.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov did not rule out that the journalists of the Kremlin pool can transmit sensitive information to the intelligence services of NATO, if they had previously recruited.
Peskov asked on what grounds the President appreciates the work of the FSB, in particular, the work on pre-emption or permission service for a long period of time to monitor the potential spy to transfer information.
Arrested the adviser of the General Director of "Rosatom" Ivan Safronov remains an employee of the Corporation, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday the head a press-services of Roskosmos Vladimir Ustimenko.
According to the FSB, Safonov is suspected of passing secret information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the defense industry one of the special services of NATO. Protection notes that Safronov is charged with working for the Czech secret service, which eventually passed information to the United States. The detainee pleaded not guilty.
The head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev said that Russia will continue to respond to the US military presence in Europe and NATO expansion, including adopting a new defensive system.
Earlier, defense Minister of Estonia jüri Luik said that adopted by Russia on the missile system poses a threat to all of NATO. According to the Minister, the presence of weapons, the United States in Estonia strengthens security.
First Deputy Prime Minister and interior Minister of Czech Republic Jan hamáček refused to comment on reports that the Advisor to the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov passed information to Czech intelligence.
"No comment," he said, Receives the local newspaper Denik N.
Protection adviser to the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov says that a criminal case related to his work as a journalist.
On Tuesday, the Lefortovo court of Moscow arrested Safronova until September 6 on charges of treason.
The petition for arrest of the adviser of the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov contains state secrets, but not marked "classified," he told RIA Novosti press Secretary of the Lefortovo court of Moscow Ksenia Pervoklashek.
"Considered... the material does not contain secrecy. Hearing material held in closed session under paragraph 1 of part 2 of article 241 of the code of criminal procedure, in connection with the satisfaction by the court the corresponding petition", she said.
Shadowing the Advisor to the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov, a suspect in the transfer of sensitive information one of the special services of NATO, were for a long time, said RIA Novosti his lawyer, Ivan Pavlov.
"It was very long followed and collected information on it. Lumped in the end of one episode, which could not explain, it's all Golosova. In the case file also contained his e-mails and phone records over a long period of time," said the lawyer.
Protection of Ivan Safronov, a suspect in the case of treason, asked the court to dismiss the petition for its arrest, told RIA Novosti lawyer Ivan Pavlov.
At the moment the court has not yet ruled on the measure of restraint Safronov.
Roscosmos has not commented on the arrest of Ivan Safronov, who is in the Corporation's post of Advisor to General Director, told RIA Novosti the head of the press service of the state Corporation Vladimir Ustimenko.
"No," he replied to the question whether the Russian space Agency to comment on the arrest and to Express their attitude to it.
The head of the edition Baza Nikita Mogutin detained in the Lubyanka after single picket in support of the suspected treason of adviser to the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov. This Mogutin reported RIA Novosti.
"Yes, was detained. I do not know, did not explain (in this connection). Asked if I'm volunteering or need to use force. And I'm afraid the use of force", - said Mogutin, adding that the arrest took place at the Lubyanka, where he stood in the pickets.
TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, has confirmed to RIA news that she was detained in the Lubyanka, but noted that he does not understand why, and in the picket in support of the suspected treason of adviser to the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov was not.
"Yes, (arrested), we are now in a police van together with eight fellow journalists. I was standing in a t-shirt "Freedom for Ivan Safronov", stood in the picket," - said Sobchak.
Adviser to the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov, suspected of treason, in the course of the interrogation refused to testify, citing article 51 of the Constitution, reported RIA Novosti informed source.
"Safronov refused to testify, taking advantage of article 51 of the Constitution," - said the Agency interlocutor.
The correspondent of the newspaper "Kommersant" Elena Chernenko has told RIA Novosti that she was released after being detained for action near the building of FSB in Moscow.
The journalist was detained for holding a public event in the period of the pandemic. She confirmed that "stood in solitary picket" in defense Advisor to the General Director of Roskosmos and former journalist, "Kommersant" and "Vedomosti" of Ivan Safronov, who was detained Tuesday on suspicion of treason.
Four people were detained at an unsanctioned rally in support of the adviser of the General Director of Roskosmos and former journalist, "Kommersant" and "Vedomosti" of Ivan Safronov, who was detained Tuesday on suspicion of treason, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Earlier it was reported that the stock was detained correspondents of the newspaper "Kommersant" Elena Chernenko, Kira Duryagina and Alexander Chernykh, a journalist of the newspaper "Project" Olga Churakova.
If the charge of treason adviser "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov has not been proven in court, his punishment may be exactly the time a detainee will spend in jail, suggested in a conversation with RIA Novosti on Tuesday a source in the legal structures of the Russian Federation.
According to the FSB, Safonov is suspected of passing secret information about Russian military-technical cooperation and the defense industry one of the special services of NATO. He was arrested on Tuesday under article 275 of treason, which involves punishment for a period of 12 to 20 years. According to Roscosmos, the detention of the person is not related to his work in the Corporation. Prior to that, Safronov worked in Newspapers "Vedomosti" and "Kommersant", engaged in military and space themes. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov noted that as a journalist detention is also not connected.
If after the US withdrawal from the Treaty on open skies, Washington's allies in NATO decides to give to the Americans information on the contract, this will be known, says head of division for conventional arms control of the Department of non-proliferation and arms control Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Oleg Bushuev.
As stated earlier the Russian foreign Ministry, the US should not hope that they will receive the data according to the Treaty on open skies after leaving it. As they said in turn, Deputy foreign Minister Alexander Grushko, the transmission data obtained by the participating countries of the open skies Treaty, third countries which are not its participants, would be a gross violation of the "letter and spirit" of the Treaty, it should be excluded.
Chief editor of "Cold" Taisia Bekbulatova HT is in the status of witness in the case of the adviser of the head of "Roskosmos" Ivan Safronov, suspected of treason, the lawyer said the human rights group "Agora" Pavel Chikov.
Earlier, the Deputy chief editor of "Cold" Mikhail Zelensky has told RIA Novosti that Bekbulatova HT hours not contacted. Chikov explained that in the apartment of a journalist was searched.
Formal charges the Advisor to the head of "Roscosmos" to Ivan Safronov the case of treason was not charged, told RIA Novosti press Secretary of the Lefortovo court of Moscow Ksenia Pervoklashek.
"Safronov is a suspect in the Commission of a crime under article 275 of the criminal code of the Russian Federation", - said Pervoklashek.