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NATO: Russian armed forces recovering

Russia's Armed Forces are recovering quickly from nearly two decades of decline, according to head of planning at NATO's operations division in Brussels, Diego Ruiz Palmer. "Evidence has been growing since …

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Russia's Ka-52 helicopter crashes in Syria

A Russian Ka-52 helicopter crashed in Syria, both pilots were killed, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "A Russian helicopter Ka-52 crashed while on a routine flight over eastern regions of the Syrian Arab Republic. Both pilots …

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Southern Military District uses Syrian war experience

More than 1,500 drills are held annually in the Southern Military District (SMD), which contribute to improving the fighting efficiency of personnel, the commander of the troops of South Ossetia, Alexander Dvornikov said. He added that …

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US: Russia upgrading its 'Dead Hand'

Russia is upgrading its nuclear final defence system which automatically launches it entire arsenal in a doomsday-like barrage, one of the US leading authorities on nuclear disarmament Bruce Blair said. …

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Russians choose names for newest weapons

Russians have chosen names for the country’s newest weapons by participating in a poll on the Defense Ministry’s website, a ministry source said, TASS reports. While delivering his State of the Nation Address to the Federal …

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Turkey to receive S-400 systems in 2020

Russia will start implementing the contact on the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey in early 2020, Presidential Aide for Military Cooperation Vladimir Kozhin said. "Turkey expressed a wish to …

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Dagestani flag to appear at North Pole

A native of the village of Khuchni (Dagestan), teacher of the Department of Mountain Training, Survival and Orientation of the Military Institute of Physical Culture, Senior Lieutenant Temirlan Temirkhanov is preparing to participate in the …

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Russia tests new nuclear electric rocket

Russia has finished testing of the small nuclear electric rocket for cruise missiles and autonomous underwater vehicles, the military-diplomatic source told journalists. He also noted that these technologies are unique at the …

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Russia marks jubilee Defender of Fatherland Day

Today Russia celebrates February 23rd – Defender of the Fatherland Day. In the USSR it was named Soviet Army and Navy Day. February 23, due to tradition, became a state national holiday dedicated to all the generations of …

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Putin stresses trust is vital in military affairs

Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized on Thursday the importance of trust between different countries in military affairs. "As people in uniform you have a special attitude to weapons, to the army and to the …

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