Russia deploys defence missile system on Kuril island near Japan | World News

Russia’s defence ministry has said it has deployed mobile coastal defence missile systems on a northern Kuril island, part of a strategically located chain of islands that stretch between Japan and the Russian Kamchatka Peninsula. Japan lays claim to the Russian-held southern Kuril islands, which Tokyo calls the Northern Territories, a territorial row that dates … Read more

Ukraine says it downed over 60 of 70 missiles fired in Russian air strike | World News

Russia rained long-range missiles on Ukraine on Monday, killing two people, destroying homes in the southeast and causing power outages, but Kyiv said its air defences had limited the damage. Air raid sirens blared across the country and men, women and children huddled in the capital’s cavernous metro system to take cover during the latest … Read more

Thousands Of Dead Seals Wash Up On Russia’s Caspian Shore

The deaths were attributed to “natural factors,” according to Dagestan’s Ministry of Natural Resources. Around 2,500 dead seals were discovered off the Russian coast of the Caspian Sea, according to the North Caucasus region’s officials, as reported by CNN. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has designated Caspian seals, the only mammals present … Read more