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Strategic Missile Troops drills kick off in Russia

Large-scale drills of the Russian Strategic Missile Troops kicked off in four regions of Russia (from Ivanovo to Novosibirsk Oblast), Russia's Defense Ministry reported. It is reported that around 400 units of large-sized military …

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Russia cuts defense spending

Next year’s reduction in defense spending will not affect the programs for re-equipping the armed forces, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with the leader of the United Russia party’s faction in the …

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 Moscow hands over two An-26 aircraft to Bishkek

Handover ceremony of two An-26 aircraft and opening ceremony of the aircraft maintenance unit took place at Kant airbase, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan said in its statement. The aircraft were handed over to Kyrgyz …

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Russian servicemen clinch first victory at Army Games

The Russian team has clinched a victory in the first Masters of Armored Vehicles competition that has come to an end at the Army-2017 International Games, TASS reported citing the Games’ press office. "The international …

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 Russia marks Day of Airborne Forces

Russia is celebrating the Day of Airborne Forces today. August 2 marks the 90th anniversary of the Russian Airborne Force as on this day, 1930, a Russian paratrooper unit consisting of 12 people conducted the first parachute jumps during military …

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Iran to participate in International Army Games 2017

 Iranian armed forces will take part in the International Army Games 2017, which will be held on the territory of Russia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and China. The International Army Games are annual military competitions held …

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 Russia ranked world's second military power

Russia has the world’s second most powerful military among the G20 countries, losing only to the United States, according to a joint study of the Valdai International Discussion Club and the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center …

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Black Sea Fleet frigate returns to Sevastopol

The Black Sea Fleet’s frigate Admiral Grigorovich has returned to Sevastopol after accomplishing missions from the Mediterranean Sea, the Fleet’s press office said. "The crew of the Black Sea Fleet’s frigate …

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Russian military adviser killed in Syria's Hama

Russian military adviser Nicholai Afanasov was fatally wounded by artillery shells in Hama, the Russian Ministry of Defense said. "As a result of a sudden mortar attack by militants the town of Syrian Government …

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