Russian Defense Ministry

US prepares 'advanced prompt global strike'

The US has started to develop advanced prompt global strike systems capable of carrying out the same tasks as the nuclear forces, Russia's Defense Ministry Spokesman Alexander Yemelyanov said at a Russian-Chinese briefing on …

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's top general killed in Syria

Russia's Defence Ministry said that one of its top generals Valery Asapov has been killed by mortar shelling in Syria. The attack on a Syrian military outpost was carried out by ISIS fighters near the war-torn city of Deir …

Two Russian servicemen killed in Syria

Two Russian contract soldiers have been killed in Syria in mortar shelling by Islamic State terrorists, the Russian defense ministry said on Monday, TASS reports. According to the ministry, the servicemen were escorting a motor convoy …