Sergey Shoigu

Sergey Shoigu
Defense Minister of the Russian Federation
 

Lavrov becomes most mentioned minister in social networks

Lavrov becomes most mentioned minister in social networks

"Medialogy" company published rating of the most mentioned Russian ministers in social networks. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Culture Minister Vladimir …

Putin and Dodon lay wreath at Tomb to Unknown Soldier

Putin and Dodon lay wreath at Tomb to Unknown Soldier

Russian President Vladimir Putin has laid a wreath at the Tomb to the Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin wall as part of the Victory Day celebrations devoted to the 72nd anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi …

72nd anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War

72nd anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War

Today, Russia and post-Soviet countries are celebrating one of the most important holidays of the year – the 72nd anniversary of Day of Victory in the Great Patriotic War over Nazi Germany. Celebrations will take place in Moscow …

Russia, Kazakhstan plan to develop cooperation in the field of defense

Russia, Kazakhstan plan to develop cooperation in the field of defense

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev received Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu today in Astana, Kazakh President's press service reported on Saturday. "The sides discussed topical …

Putin: combating international terrorism require consolidated approach

Putin: combating international terrorism require consolidated approach

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that tackling the issue of combating terrorism and efforts to resolve the situation in the Middle East and North Africa require a consolidated and balanced approach. The Russian …

Russia and Iran: US actions help ISIS

Russia and Iran: US actions help ISIS

Defense ministers of Russia and Iran, Sergey Shoigu and Hossein Dehqan, in a telephone conversation on Tuesday discussed the situation in the region following a US missile strike on Syria, the press service …

Shoigu explains Russian troops#039 deployment to Kuril Island

Shoigu explains Russian troops' deployment to Kuril Island

The deployment of a Russian division on the Kuril Islands is meant only to protect Russia, the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a press conference in Tokyo. "This division was under formation for the …

Putin and Erdogan discuss S-400 deliveries

Putin and Erdogan discuss S-400 deliveries

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed at the meeting in Moscow the possibility of delivery of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems S-400 to Ankara, …

Russia-backed Syrian army completely liberates Palmyra from Daesh

Russia-backed Syrian army completely liberates Palmyra from Daesh

The Syrian Army, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, has completed the operation to liberate the historic city of Palmyra from Daesh terrorists, according to the Kremlin spokesman citing Russian Defense Minister Sergei …

International Army Games to be held in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

International Army Games to be held in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

This year the International Army Games will expand its geography: China, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are ready to host a number of contests, Russian Defense Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu said. ”This year a …

Information Operations Forces formed in Russia

Information Operations Forces formed in Russia

Information operations forces have been formed in Russia, the country's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said today in the State Duma. "Over this time, information operations forces have been formed, which is …

Is this the end of Syrian civil war?

Is this the end of Syrian civil war?

Russian military's performance prevented the breakup of the Syrian state, and a civil war has been practically stopped, Russia's Defense minister Sergei Shoigu said today in the State Duma. "The …

Shoigu: breakup of Syria prevented by Russia

Shoigu: breakup of Syria prevented by Russia

Russian military's performance in Syria prevented the breakup of the Syrian state, Russia's Defense minister Sergei Shoigu said today. "The breakup of the Syrian state has been prevented, a civil war has been practically …

 Shoigu: geography of #039color revolutions#039 to expand

Shoigu: geography of 'color revolutions' to expand

The likelihood is high that the geography of 'color revolutions' will expand, the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a forum for young diplomats. "The likelihood is high that the geography of …

Does US start new confrontation with Russia?

Does US start new confrontation with Russia?

Russia’s Defense Ministry is ready to restore cooperation with Pentagon, but attempts to build dialogue with Russia from a position of strength are fruitless, the Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu …

US guided-missile destroyer enters Black Sea

US guided-missile destroyer enters Black Sea

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter entered the Black Sea, Feb. 2, 2017, in order to conduct maritime security operations and enhance capability and interoperability with allies and partners in the region. …

 Russia#039s Defense Ministry keeps close watch on NATO drills in Black Sea

Russia's Defense Ministry keeps close watch on NATO drills in Black Sea

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said that the Defense Ministry keeps a close watch on the situation in the Black Sea, where NATO is conducting naval exercises. "As you may know, a large group of ships …

Defense minister urges to strengthen troops in south Russia

Defense minister urges to strengthen troops in south Russia

Troops of Russia’s Southern Military District need to be strengthened over the situation in southeast Ukraine and the activity of international terrorist groupings in the North Caucasus, Russian Defense Minister Sergei …

Sergey Shoigu: Russian aerospace forces accomplished tasks in Syria

Sergey Shoigu: Russian aerospace forces accomplished tasks in Syria

Russian aerospace forces have accomplished the task set by the Russian President, the Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at a meeting with top Defense Ministry officials on Tuesday. "We have coped with the …

Russia reduces its presence in Syria

Russia reduces its presence in Syria

Russia's military presence in Syria will be reduced, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the meeting with the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and the Foreign Minister Sergei …

Russian police battalion entered Aleppo, Shoigu says

Russian police battalion entered Aleppo, Shoigu says

The Russian battalion of the military police has entered the liberated areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said. The Minister explained that the battalion was …

Shoigu: NATO drills directed against Russia

Shoigu: NATO drills directed against Russia

NATO has doubled the intensity of military exercises, most of which are directed against Russia, the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu …

Shoigu: Turkey, Russia and Iran to guarantee Syrian settlement

Shoigu: Turkey, Russia and Iran to guarantee Syrian settlement

Russia, Turkey and Iran are ready to act as guarantors of the Syrian crisis resolution as experts draft the text of the Moscow Declaration on the subject, the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at the meeting with his …

 Turkish, Russian and Iranian defense ministers to discuss Syria

Turkish, Russian and Iranian defense ministers to discuss Syria

Turkish, Russian and Iranian defense ministers are expected to meet in Moscow on December 20 to discuss the Syrian crisis. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will host his Iranian counterpart Hossein …

 Russia and Armenia sign combined forces agreement

Russia and Armenia sign combined forces agreement

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Armenian counterpart Vigen Sargsyan signed an agreement on establishing combined forces. Armenian Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan said the group would …

Moscow and Baku to expand military cooperation

Moscow and Baku to expand military cooperation

The military authorities of Russia and Azerbaijan will expand cooperation, including in the training of Azerbaijani military in Russian universities, the Russian Defense Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu said at the meeting …

Azerbaijan, China, Belarus and Kazakhstan to host International Army Games-2017

Azerbaijan, China, Belarus and Kazakhstan to host International Army Games-2017

Some International Army Games competitions are due to be held in China, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said. The minister told a conference of the All-Russian Armed Forces …

Do Putin and Trump agree on Syria?

Do Putin and Trump agree on Syria?

Russia launched offensive across Syria from the aircraft carrier 'Admiral Kuznetsov' and missile strikes from the frigate 'Admiral Grigorovich' just hours after the Russian President Vladimir …

 Russia#039s Admiral Kuznetsov begins operations against terrorists

Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov begins operations against terrorists

Russian Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft-carrying cruiser has begun combat operations in Syria, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said.  "Today, we started a major operation to launch massive strikes on …

 Shoigu: Russia ready to respond NATO aggression

Shoigu: Russia ready to respond NATO aggression

NATO led by the US is building up its offensive potential on the western borders of the Russia-Belarus Union State and Moscow is forced to take defensive measures in response, Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu …