September 2018

Uzbekistan to ensure construction of nuclear power plants in compliance with IAEA norms

Uzbekistan will ensure implementation of the nuclear power plant construction project in strict accordance with IAEA recommendations and in compliance with international norms and rules in this area, the President of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan Bekhzod Yuldashev said at the 62nd session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Russia Launches Massive Vostok 2018 War Games Together With China

The Russian minister of defense, Army General Sergei Shoigu, and his first deputy, the chief of the General Staff, Army General Valery Gerasimov, took over the country’s Armed Forces in November 2012. Shoigu, a civilian construction engineer with no military background, had served for over 20 years (1991–2012) as head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (a magnified and militarized version of the United States’ Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA).