Russian Air Forces

Shoigu speaks to Lieberman over downed Il-20

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke to his Israeli opposite number, Avigdor Lieberman, over the shooting down of a Russian military plane Il-20 near Syrian coast, the Russian Defence Ministry …

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Russia's Il-20 aircraft disappears near Syrian coast

Russia’s Il-20 military aircraft with 14 servicemen on board vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea late Monday, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. The official added that the plane went off the radar while F-16 …

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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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Putin test-fires nuclear-capable missiles (VIDEO)

Russian President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of Russia’s Armed Forces Vladimir Putin took part on Thursday night in strategic nuclear forces command and control drills, presidential spokesman Dmitry …

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 ISIS hydra beheaded - what's next?

The destruction of the ISIS terrorist group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was an obvious success and will serve as another factor in squeezing the territory occupied by the group, but still it will not lead to its disintegration and automatic destruction, the experts said. speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza.

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 ISIS leader may be killed by Russian airstrike

Russia’s Defense Ministry has said it is verifying reports whether the ISIS terrorist group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by a Russian airstrike on the southern outskirts of Syria’s Raqqa. …

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Year passes since Russian military operation in Syria

Russian military operation in Syria has begun on September 30, 2015, at the request of the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The resource support of terrorists has been disrupted and in some regions it has been completely …

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 Syrian group keeps bodies of Russian pilots

A Syrian group said it had the bodies of five people shot down in a Russian helicopter and demanded the release of prisoners in exchange for the corpses. It wanted the release of prisoners held in Syrian government jails and by …

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