RUssia-China: The S-400 is Just the Beginning


Russia has begun deliveries of the S-400 ‘Triumf’ anti-air missile system to China in accordance with a contract from 2014. The news agency TASS, citing a source in the Russian military-technical cooperation system, reports that the first field system is already underway.

It is also known, that the deal includes a command station, radar station, energy and support equipment, as well as spare parts and instruments.

The Talks in Islamabad and the Formation of a Security Belt in Southern Eurasia


Iran and Russia have created a committee for the realisation of joint projects in the areas of energy and railway industries. This was declared by the speaker of the Iranian Parliament, Ali Larijani, after a two-day international conference in Islamabad dedicated to the battle against terrorism. 

Representatives from Pakistan, Russia, Iran, China, Turkey, and Afghanistan took part in the conference. A delegation of deputies from the State Duma led by the speaker of the lower chamber of parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin, represented Russia.