Explosion at Russia’s Military Space Academy leaves four seriously hurt after ‘bombs’ spark evacuation

Local news sites said a homemade bomb destroyed a staircase at the prestigious Mozhaisky Academy – as cops said they were treating it attempted mass murder. There were also unconfirmed reports of a second explosion from a TM-57 anti-tank mine Read More …

Cambodia Asks Russia to Help Train Cambodian Peacekeepers on Mine Clearance

Cambodia has asked Russia to help train Cambodian peacekeepers on clearance of mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in order to further improve their capacity in UN peacekeeping operation, according to local media report. Gen. Sem Sovanny, Director General of the Read More …

Austria’s Kneissl Thanks Lavrov For Supporting Vienna’s Mine Clearance Initiative In Syria

Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl expressed gratitude on Tuesday to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for supporting Vienna‘s initiative on humanitarian mine clearance in Syria, which is aimed at helping create conditions for the return of refugees and displaced people. Last November, Kneissl announced that Austria and Slovenia launched a joint Read More …

Russian police detain three terror suspects in Siberia

Russian police have detained three people suspected of being members of a secret cell plotting terrorist attacks in the Siberian Khanty-Mansiysk autonomous district, the Interior Ministry said Friday. An investigation found that the cell members held meetings in rented apartments, Read More …

Arkhangelsk FSB blast: 17-year-old carried bomb to agency’s premises, killed in explosion

A teenager brought an explosive device to the Federal Security Service’s (FSB) Directorate for the Arkhangelsk Region and was killed in the explosion, the Russian Investigative Committee reported. The explosion occurred at 08:52 Moscow time near an entrance to the Read More …

FSB busts underground arms trafficking syndicate in northwestern Russia

Russia’s Federal Security Service, the FSB, has uncovered a clandestine gunrunning gang in St. Petersburg and Petrozavodsk, the capital of Russia’s northwestern Karelia Region, the FSB Public Relations Center informed TASS. “The Russian Federal Security Service has foiled the activities Read More …