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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 …

New army to be created in Russia - media

Russia's Ministry of Defense will unite naval aviation and the Pacific Fleet's air defense forces as part of a powerful army with a headquarters in Kamchatka, the ministry said. The formation of the army will start in 2018. It …

Trump: US wins against ISIS in Syria and Iraq

US President Donald Trump said the U.S. has won the fight against ISIS terrorists in Syria and Iraq and is pursuing the extremists as they spread elsewhere. "We’ve won in Syria, we’ve won in Iraq, but …

Syria fully liberated from ISIS

Syria is fully liberated from terrorists, all units of the Islamic State (IS) terror group (outlawed in Russia) have been destroyed, Chief of Russia’s General Staff, General of the Army Valery Gerasimov, said at an annual …

Russia to spend up to 7 trillion rubles on army

The military budget of Russia in 2018-2020 will total almost 6,8 trillion rubles, Russia's Deputy Minister of Finance Leonid Gornin said at a meeting of the Council of the Federation Committee on Defense and …

 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 …