Russian Defense Ministry

Israel carried out missile attack on Syrian base

Israeli aircraft carried out an attack on an airbase in Syria early Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Russia said two Israeli planes attacked the Al Tiyas, or T-4, military base from Lebanese airspace before dawn. According to …

Russia's Caspian flotilla relocates to Dagestan.

The Caspian flotilla will be transferred from Astrakhan to Kaspiysk, in Dagestan, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at a conference of senior Defense Ministry officials, "A decision has been made to move the …

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 …

Aid convoy delivers food in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

An aid convoy, which failed to deliver humanitarian supplies to Syria’s besieged Eastern Ghouta last week due to violence, delivered “urgently needed” aid on Friday despite fighting which took place extremely close to the …

Su-27 safely intercepts US aircraft near Russian border

Russia’s Su-27 fighter jet intercepted a US ЕР-3Е Aries II warfare and reconnaissance aircraft flying over the Black Sea towards the Russian border. All safety precautions were observed during the interception, the Russian defense …

Damascus starts eliminating Jabhat al-Nusra

Syrian troops and militia forces have started to eliminate Jabhat al-Nusra militants surrounded in the eastern part  of the Idlib province, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, a …