German Social Democrats interested in boosting ties with Moscow - Russian senatorRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 2:42
US declaration on UN reform is not organization’s document - LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 24, 13:34
US not to strike on DPRK as it is aware Pyongyang has nuclear weapon - LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 24, 13:32
US forces assist Syrian opposition force in crossing IS positionsRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 24, 12:55
Putin discusses Russia’s economy growth with ministersBusiness & Economy September 24, 2:38
Lavrov warns against partition of SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 23, 0:00
Lavrov calls to coordinate Russian, US military action in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 21:05
Lavrov blames Obama administration for souring Russia-US tiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:41
Waging war on Korean Peninsula inadmissible, says LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:36
MOSCOW, December 18, 19:05 /ITAR-TASS/. Russia has what to react to the deployment of U.S. missile defence in Europe, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday.
“We don’t sit and look at missile defense deployment. Believe me that our science, designers and plants work effectively. Russia’s army possesses of powerful, mobile and efficient weapons,” Shoigu said.
The Defense Ministry has the right to deploy weapons in any part of Russia. “Recently a big deal has been made that we deployed Iskander tactical ballistic missiles in the wrong area. We’re deploying our missiles where we want,” the defense minister said.
Several foreign countries voice concern about the fact that Russia is deploying troops in the Arctic region. “Next year, I believe, we’ll end a program for deploying troops on Frantz Josef Archipelago and Novaya Zemlya. We’re also studying Wrangel Island,” Shoigu said.
“One can’t believe rumors saying Russia is weak and can do nothing. Believe me it’s the lie,” he said.