Sergey Shoigu

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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 …

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 …

 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 …

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. …

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 …

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. …

Erdogan, Shoigu to meet in Istanbul

A meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will be held today. Talks will be held in Istanbul at 15:00 (Moscow time), RIA Novosti reported citing …

Shoigu to inspect Caspian Flotilla

Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Astrakhan to inspect the forces of the Caspian Flotilla. Shoigu will get acquainted with infrastructure and berthing facilities a pier-type zone of the brigade …