Kim Jong-un inspected strategic nuclear bombers in Vladivostok
The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un He was received by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on his arrival in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok on Saturday. Russian state news agency TASS reported this.
Kim Jong-un, who is making his first foreign trip to Russia since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, visited aerospace factories in Komsomolsk-on-Amur on Friday, DASS reported. He visited a large factory and, among other things, Sukhoi fighter jets Scroll from line.
Today the North Korean dictator arrived at the Knevichi airport, where the team was equipped with a MIG-31 fighter jet A hypersonic missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads, was investigated. He also came there Russia’s strategic bombers – Tu-160, Tu-95 and Tu-22M3 – to see A Russian official said it was one of the most important elements of Russia’s nuclear forces.
Then they went to a place A ship of the Pacific Fleet. Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov, the head of the Russian Navy, briefed the ship and its missile and torpedo systems.
The West suspects that Moscow wants to buy weapons from Pyongyang for the conflict in Ukraine. North Korea is suspected of seeking to acquire technologies for nuclear and missile programs.
Vulnerable Russian oil tankers in the Arctic for the first time
Russia is the first time Vulnerable oil tankers are authorized to travel in the Northern Sea Route. Tankers will be affected by the presence of vessels Thin walls The Financial Times reported that it was not strengthened.
Moscow takes the lead Energy exports to Asia have been affected by economic sanctionsBut there is danger with the arrival of these tankers A catastrophic oil spill in the ArcticThe British newspaper continues.
Two tankers were given permission in August to ply the long route of more than 5,000 kilometres Route on the North Russian coast to lie down But they are not single ships Snow classA classification indicating that a ship can sail under ice conditions.
The ships set sail in early September to ChinaTogether The most dangerous ice roads on the planet According to the Financial Times, it is far from being able to respond in the event of an oil spill.
Rosatom, the Russian company that regulates the Northern Sea Route, has given the go-ahead Non-ice class ships Travel that way in the summer and fall. The Financial Times said that it all ships Rigorously researched became It also said that environmental considerations “have always been and will remain one of Rosatom’s top priorities”.
Zelensky to Washington next week
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will visit the United States next week, the White House has confirmed. Zelensky has a meeting with his US counterpart in Washington on Thursday Joe Biden. He will also meet the President of Ukraine Leaders of two American political parties. According to the White House, Ukraine may also have one “sometime next week.” New support package expect
US media previously reported that Zelensky will visit Washington after the meeting United Nations in New York City. He will address the General Assembly on Tuesday, probably in person. UN chief Antonio Guterres earlier said he was expected to speak with him there.
The President of Ukraine was inside December 2022 at the latest in the US. This was the first time he left his country during the war. He later gave a speech to Congress and spoke to Biden. “This is now the third meeting between the two, and it comes at a critical time,” Biden adviser Jake Sullivan said. Biden is currently lobbying for it 20 billion dollars (18.6 billion euros) in additional aid. For military, economic and humanitarian purposes.
Defense “must read” F-16 options
An order of protection has been issued study to carry on life span of F-16s and the transition to their successor, the F-35. This was reported by ‘La Libre’. One of the scenes Possible delivery to Ukraine.
This decision has been taken in response to the request Ministers MR Within the central government, with support Prime Minister Alexandre de Croix.
So far our country has not responded to the request to provide F-16 fighter jets. there Different reasons for. The F-35s are not here yet, so we must have our F-16s to fulfill our own obligations. Also, the aircraft has reached the 8,000 flight hour limit and may be too old to service. However, that analysis is not shared by everyone.
A Deadline Nothing for study.
Ukraine disables expensive Russian missile defense system in Crimea
The Secret Service of Ukraine (SBU), together with the Ukrainian Navy,… Advanced missile defense system of Russians in occupied Crimea. Sources of the SBU told this to the Ukrainian newspaper ‘Ukrainska Pravda’. It will be an S-400 Triomf, with a price tag 1.13 billion Euros. A Russian tourist By the way, the S-400 Triomf was accidentally revealed last year Vacation snapshot He took that.
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