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Russia's helicopter crashes in Syria

Russia's military MI-24 helicopter crashed during an emergency landing in Syria, Russian Ministry of Defence said, adding that two pilots died. The ministry said in a statement that the Mi-24 helicopter was en route to the city of …

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Russia gives Christmas gifts to children in Syria

Children in Syria received New Year's gifts, collected in the framework of the action "Children of Russia for the Children of Syria". Russians from the Tula, Pskov and Moscow regions, as well as from Kazan, Orenburg and …

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Russia forming permanent force grouping in Syria

Russia has started forming a permanent grouping of forces at the Tartus naval facility and the Hmeymim airbase in Syria, Russia's Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said today at a conference call. "Last week, the …

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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 …

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 Will Turkey establish Russian military base?

Russia may establish a military base in Turkey within the sale and purchase agreements signed regarding Russian S-400 Triumph surface-to-air missile systems, the Turkish media reported. According to the report, Russian military …

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Syria to be strengthened by Russian Aerospace Forces

Syria can buy Russia's military aircraft and helicopters to create its own full-fledged group, after its economy will be restored after the war, the former commander of Russia's Aerospace Force and Chairman of the Federation Council …

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What will Putin and Erdogan discuss in Ankara?

Syria and Jerusalem will be the main topics of today's talks between Russian and Turkish Presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, the deputy head of the Council of the Russian Diplomats Association, Andrey Baklanov, and …

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Russia strengthens air defense in North Caucasus

The newest anti-aircraft missile system S-300V4 and air defense missile system Buk-M3 went to the air defense units of the Southern Military District in the North Caucasus, the head of the press service of the South-Eastern Military District …

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Putin names main results of 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin sees exit from recession and stronger defenses as one of the main achievements of the outgoing year. "It is very important that our economy has re-emerged from recession and …

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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 …

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 Russia tests upgraded anti-ballistic missile (VIDEO)

The Russian Air Force has successfully tested an upgraded version of its missile defense system, firing off a modernized anti-ballistic missile from a testing facility in Kazakhstan. The missile was test-fired on Thursday from the Sary …

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Russia marks Artillery and Missile Forces Day

Russia marks its annual Missile Forces and Artillery Day on Sunday, November 19. According to the Ministry of Defense, since 2012, 4,000 modern missile and artillery systems have been delivered to the army, making Russia the world leader in terms …

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