Sergey Shoigu

Russia forming permanent force grouping in Syria

Russia has started forming a permanent grouping of forces at the Tartus naval facility and the Hmeymim airbase in Syria, Russia's Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said today at a conference call. "Last week, the …

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Russia sums up results of its operation in Syria

Russia's Armed Forces have been courageously and effectively fighting terrorists in Syria, President Vladimir Putin said at the Defense Ministry’s board meeting. The President expressing gratitude to those …

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Iran's defense minister to visit Russia soon

Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami plans to visit Russia soon, Reuters reported citing RIA news agency. He is expected to hold talks with Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, RIA informed. …

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De Mistura to arrive in Moscow tomorrow

U.N. special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura will visit Moscow tomorrow for talks on the situation in Syria, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said. De Mistura will meet Russian …

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 Remnants of ISIS driven across Euphrates

Syrian troops supported by Russia’s Aerospace Forces have captured the last terrorist stronghold of the ISIS terror group (outlawed in Russia), the city of Abu Kamal, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at the …

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Russia celebrates Ground Forces Day

On Sunday, October 1, Russia marks the Day of Ground Forces. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin congratulated the personnel and veterans on the Day of Ground Forces, noting their role in ensuring the …

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Russia calls UN to boost aid in Syria

Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Syria Staffan de Mistura received a letter from the head of the Russian Defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu, calling to increase urgently the volume of humanitarian aid to Syria through the UN and …

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 Putin holds meeting with Russia's Security Council

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with permanent members of the country's Security Council. Participants discussed matters raised during the President’s recent international contacts, as well as …

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Army-2017 Forum opens near Moscow

Visitors of the Army-2017 International Military and Technical Forum will be able to see Pantsir-S surface-to-air missile system and Tunguska-M self-propelled anti-aircraft weapon in action, the Russian Defense Ministry press service said. …

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Zhuravka–Millerovo railway launched

Zhuravka–Millerovo railway, which bypasses Ukrainian territory, was launched today in southern Russia. The railway passes through Rostov and Voronezh regions. 39th railway brigade, which participated in the construction …

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Russia to hold main Navy Day parade annually

Russia’s main naval parade timed to Navy Day will be held in the country annually, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said. The first main naval parade in Russia’s modern history was held in St. …

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