Putin says nuclear forces 'always' on alert as Ukraine war rages on

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that his nuclear forces were "always" on alert and that Russia would not tolerate any threats from the West.

In a defiant address on Red Square before thousands of soldiers dressed in ceremonial attire, Putin heaped praise on his army fighting in Ukraine and accused "Western elites" of fomenting conflicts around the world.

Steps to block oil transfers off Greek coast

The government believes it has found a way to disrupt the sanctions-busting operations taking place off the southern coast of the Greek mainland that allow Russian oil exports.

The Hellenic Navy has issued a navigational guidance closing off the Laconian Gulf, off the southeastern coast of the Peloponnese, for naval exercises from May 1-9. 

Bulgarian Navy Anticipates Upgrades and Modernization with New Equipment by 2024

In an announcement made on Friday, Flotilla Admiral Georgi Penev, Deputy Commander of the Bulgarian Navy, revealed plans for significant upgrades and modernization within the naval forces. As part of these efforts, new equipment is set to be introduced by the end of 2024, alongside the modernization of coastal formations.

India to Prosecute Somali Pirates Seized in 'Ruen' Hijacking

India has announced plans to arrest and charge the 35 Somali pirates apprehended by its navy during the hijacking of the Malta-flagged vessel "Ruen" off the coast of Somalia. This decision marks a departure from previous practices, where disarmed pirates were typically left at sea after ship rescues.

Trident missile test from British submarine fails, the authorities made a statement

The test firing of a Trident missile from a Royal Navy submarine has failed, for the second time in a row.
The UK Ministry of Defense on Tuesday confirmed the incident, which took place at the end of January, saying there had been a mistake involving the Vanguard submarine, but they said no further details were being shared for security reasons.