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The expert spoke about the purpose of tests S-400 to Turkey

Testing the Russian s-400 has allowed the Turkish military to study the features of the application, to assess the effectiveness of the Russian system and perhaps find weaknesses, said to RIA Novosti, the former Deputy commander of the air defense forces Land forces of the USSR the General-Lieutenant Alexander Luzan.

Portal Fighter Jets the World had reported earlier that the Turkish military started new trials of anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 vs American fighters F-16 and F-4 at the airbase Myurted near Ankara.

"Russian Knights" has received four su-35S

Aviation group aerobatics "Russian Knights" were armed with four multi-purpose fighter su-35S, said Thursday the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.

"Four of the newest multipurpose fighter su-35S entered service with the aviation group of aerobatics "Russian Knights", - stated in the message.

The state Duma supported the ban for the FSB disclosure of professional secrecy

The state Duma at plenary session on Thursday adopted in the first reading the bill according to which officers of the Federal security service are obliged to respect the confidentiality of professional secret information about the activities of the FSB.

The authors of the initiative were the deputies of Vasily Piskarev Dmitry Vyatkin. Changes are proposed to article 7 of the Federal law "About Federal security service".

"Can protect from meteorites". Focus told about the Russian "Prometheus"

Russian anti-aircraft missile system s-500 "Prometheus" is ahead of Western counterparts by 15-20 years, writes the German edition of Focus.

"The stealth aircraft will also become an easy target for the latest complex", — stated in the article.

"Plotted evil": why NATO builds up forces near the Russian borders

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.

In Russia launch a series of pistol cartridges of high-power

Central research Institute of precision engineering (TSNIITOCHMASH, part of rostec) is launching a serial production of the new pistol cartridges of high-power, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Institute.

The first development cartridge of increased penetration, can penetrate the armor of the second class protection, including fabric, at significantly greater range than the analogs. The new warhead also provides a high lethal effect and is one of the most powerful representatives of a calibre of nine millimetres in the world.

The US has criticized China in building nuclear forces

The United States believes that China is committed to nuclear parity with Russia and the United States, said the special envoy of the us President for arms control Marshall Billingsley.

"China is no longer committed to a limited deterrence... China is conducting a dangerous and destabilizing development of nuclear forces, which aims to ultimately achieve nuclear parity — quantitative or qualitative - with the United States and Russia," said Billingsley, speaking at the event of the Institute name of the Brookings institution.

Lavrov commented on the statement of Esper on the containment of Russia and China

If the Pentagon believes its primary task of deterrence of Russia and China, so, this kind of philosophy professed by the current administration of the United States, she was overwhelmed with the desire to keep everyone but themselves, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.

Pentagon chief mark Esper in the first year at the post said the successful "containment" of Russia and China.

Peskov told on what grounds the President appreciates the work of the FSB

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.

Russian diplomats will continue part-time jobs in an online format

Russian diplomats will continue part-time jobs in online format after the pandemic coronavirus, but there are events where it is impossible to do without personal presence, so in the future will be the optimal forms of work, combining foreign travel and distance learning, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

"Today, all trips canceled. During these few months, the employees of the Central apparatus took place a few visits. At the direction of the country was carried out the visit of Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia (Sergey Lavrov) to Serbia and Belarus, Deputy Minister Mr (Mikhail) Bogdanov also seconded to resolve urgent, complex issues that require immediate participation," Zakharova said, speaking about the work of the foreign Ministry during a pandemic.

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