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Iran leads in Army Games diving competitions

The Iranian Navy’s team won the title in the diving competitions of the International Army Games 2018 after setting a number of records. The team won the championship today after coming first in all seven sections of the contest, …

More than 40 explosive devices defused in Syria

Syrian engineers trained by Russian specialists successfully fulfill their mine clearance mission in Syria's Eastern Ghouta and Homs, defusing more than 40 explosive devices, the head of the Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides …

Over 320 refugees return to their homes in Syria

More than 320 Syrians have returned to their homes in the past 24 hours, the chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of conflicting sides in Syria, Major General Yuri Yevtushenko said. Ho noted that 201 …

More than 66,000 Syrians return to Eastern Ghouta

More than 66,200 Syrian refuges have returned to Eastern Ghouta, the head of the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation, Maj. Gen. Yuri Yevtushenko, said. According to him, it was possible due to improving …

Kazakhstan, Russia mull co-op in defense sphere

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoigu, the press service of the Kazakh president said, Trend reported. The …

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 …

Russian fighter jet crashes in Syria, pilots dead

A Sukhoi-30SM jet of Russia’s Aerospace Force has crashed in Syriam killing both pilots, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "At 09:45 on May 3, a Russian Sukhoi-30SM fighter crashed in the Mediterranean during the climb …

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 …