Showing posts with label Black Sea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Black Sea. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

NATO allies discuss Georgia's NATO membership

NATO on Tuesday welcomed Georgia's ongoing reform efforts in preparation for the country's membership in the security organization at a NATO-Georgia Commission meeting.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Terrorism not ruled out as search continues for Russian Tu-154 plane

Russian authorities investigating the crash of a military plane that killed 92 people have said there was no explosion on board but they had not ruled out a "terrorist act" as the cause.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Second black box from crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

 Russian rescuers trawling the Black Sea on Wednesday found the second black box from a Syria-bound military plane that crashed at the weekend with 92 people on board, authorities said.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Source claims terror attack not considered as key cause of Tu-154 crash

A terrorist attack is not considered as a key theory of the Tu-154 plane crash near the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, a source in Russian security services said on Sunday.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Crashed Tu-154 Plane Flown by Experienced First Class Pilot - Russian MoD

The Russian Defense Ministry Tu-154 plane with 92 people on board crashed in the Black Sea on route to Syria shortly after refueling at an airport in the resort city of Adler. Most of the passengers were members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, who were traveling from Moscow to Hmeymim airbase in Syria to take part in New Year celebrations.

Debris of Tu-154 plane found some 1.5 km from Black Sea shore in Sochi

The Tu-154 plane of Russia’s Defense Ministry has fallen in the Black Sea, a source in the regional law enforcement services told TASS.

Russian millitary plane carrying 91 people crashes over Black Sea


A Russian Defence Ministry TU-154 plane that had disappeared from radar over the Black Sea with 91
people on board has crashed, the Interfax news agency reported on DEc. 25, citing an unidentified source.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Interceptación de aviones causa tensión entre Rusia y EEUU

Estados Unidos denunció este miércoles la interceptación "peligrosa" de un avión de patrulla marítima estadounidense por un caza ruso en el Mar Negro.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Russian troops in Crimea receive S-400 antiaircraft missile system

The antiaircraft missile regiment based in Crimea has received an S-400 Triumf air defense missile system that will be used in the upcoming Caucasus-2016 strategic maneuvers, the press office the Southern Military District reported on Friday.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Russia denies Bulgarian accusations of airspace intrusions

The spokesperson for Russia’s defence ministry denied the accusations made by Bulgaria’s Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev about alleged intrusions by Russian fighter jets into Bulgaria’s airspace, saying that there have been no official inquiries regarding the incidents.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Russia to deploy latest air Defence system in Crimea

Russia will deploy its most advanced S-400 air defence systems to the annexed Crimea peninsula in August, a military official said Friday.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Russia is Turkey’s ‘eternal friend’: Turkish PM

Russia is Turkey’s “eternal neighbor,” Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on July 3, as the nations put a seven month diplomatic and economic freeze behind them.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Russia Says to Respond to Entry of US Naval Vessel into Black Sea

Russia vowed to respond to a US ship's entry into the Black Sea with unspecified measures, warning that such move by US aimed at ratcheting up tensions ahead of a NATO summit.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Euxeinos Pontos : Russian admiral suggests Erdogan should read Montreux Convention on Black Sea

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has promised to raise the question of Russian presence in the Black Sea, which, according to him, has turned into a Russian lake, at the NATO summit in Warsaw on July 8-9, the Turkish media said.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Russian diplomat slams Erdogan’s statement on Black Sea as "Russian lake"

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said that she is unable to offer any comment on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statement to the effect about the Black Sea’s transformation into a Russian lake.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Ukraine launches alternative transit route to China bypassing Russia

The pilot container train en route Ukraine - Georgia - Azerbaijan - Kazakhstan - China (through the Caspian and Black Seas) will leave the Ukrainian port of Illichivsk on January 15, the press service of the Infrastructure Ministry reported.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Russia’s Bosphorus incident a ‘childish show,’ says Turkish deputy PM

The apparent aiming of a shoulder-held missile-launcher at Istanbul by a Russian sailor while passing through the Bosphorus is little more than a “childish show,” Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said on Dec. 7.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Ankara summons Russian envoy over ‘provocative’ passing of Russian ship through Bosphorus

The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned Russian ambassador in Ankara Andey Karlov on Dec. 7 in protest of the “provocative” passage of a Russian warship through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Turkey furious over Russian brandishing MANPAD on warship

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Sunday blasted as a "provocation" images of a Russian serviceman brandishing a rocket launcher as his warship passed through Turkish waters.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

La Turquie pourrait-elle fermer le Bosphore à la Russie?

Suite à la destruction par la Turquie d'un bombardier russe engagé dans une opération contre le groupe djihadiste Etat islamique en Syrie, beaucoup se demandent si Ankara pourrait limiter le passage des navires russes via les détroits du Bosphore et des Dardanelles.

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