Russian Defense Ministry

Azerbaijani army starts large-scale drills (VIDEO)

Azerbaijani Armed Forces have started large-scale operational and tactical exercises to check the combat readiness of their troops, organize the command and control of forces and assets, as well as their interoperability, the Azerbaijani Defense …

Russia successfully tests missile interceptor

Russian military personnel carried out a successful launch of a missile interceptor from the Sary-Shagan test site in Kazakhstan, the Defense Ministry said. "On Friday, June 16, a joint crew of Russia’s air and missile …

 ISIS leader may be killed by Russian airstrike

Russia’s Defense Ministry has said it is verifying reports whether the ISIS terrorist group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by a Russian airstrike on the southern outskirts of Syria’s Raqqa. …

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 …

Russian cruise missiles hit ISIS near Palmyra (VIDEO)

The Admiral Essen frigate and the Krasnodar submarine have fired four Kalibr missiles at the facilities of the ISIS terror group (outlawed in Russia) located near the city of Palmyra, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "The Admiral …

Russian military advisor killed in Syria

Russian military advisor has died in Syria in a gunfire opened by a militant sniper at a unit of the Syrian Army, the Defense Ministry said in a report. "Militants' gunfire at a unit of Syrian troops has claimed the life of …