Breaking News, 27th of October, 2018
Russia will provide Cuba with a loan of more than $ 50 millions of dollars for the purchase of Russian weapons, »Kommersant» reports while citing its own sources in the military-technical agencies. According to »Kommersant» — Cuba will buy tanks, aircraft and helicopters, and spare parts for them. Cuba also plans to purchase industrial equipment under additional contracts on commercial basis. One of the components of cooperation could be a project on small arms.
The Israeli army reported on a new rocket attack on the territory of Israel. According to their military — at least 10 rockets were launched from Gaza Strip in the direction of Israel. Some of them were intercepted by the »Iron Dome» air defense system. On Friday, the Israeli army reported about the activation of air defense sirens in the city of Sderot, and the regional council of Sha’ar ha-Negev three times, TASS reports.
Construction of the offshore section of the ‘Turkish Stream’ gas pipeline is 95% completed, Gazprom reports. In total, 1,775 km of pipes were laid on both threads. Coastal facilities were constructed near Anapa. The total work is planned to be finished by 2018. Gazprom added that the construction of the »Nord Stream 2» gas pipeline is going as planned. Currently, the pipes are being laid in the economic zone of Finland and in the territorial waters of Germany. Both pipelines are expected to be commissioned by the end of 2019.
In response to the rocket attacks from Palestinian militants — Israeli aviation attacked more than 80 targets in the Gaza Strip, using dozens of aircraft, helicopters and UAVs — the army press service reports. The military also reported that according to their data — the targets, attacked by them, belong to the HAMAS organization that rules over the enclave. Israeli army considers HAMAS responsible for the night launches of about 30 rockets and mortar shells, RIA NEWS reports.
5 people were killed, another 12 were injured from an explosion in the central region of Afghanistan, RIA NEWS reports while citing ‘1TV’. A car-bomb exploded on Saturday in the province of Wardak. According to the channel — the police department was the target of the attack. The radical movement «Taliban» took responsibility for the explosion.
The Ukrainian army fired at the LPR positions once over the past 24 hours. The village Kalinovka was under fire. In the DPR, during the same time, 25 cease-fire violations took place. The Ukrainian army fired at the towns of Spartak, Gorlovka, Zaitsevo, Yasinovataya, Vasilyevka, Mineralnoye, Dokuchaevsk, as well as villages Staromarjaryovka, Leninskoye, Kominternovo, and Sakhanka located in the south of the Republic. Mortars of various calibers, anti-aircraft guns, weapons of infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers, grenade launchers and small arms were used during the shelling.
Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.