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Trump: seems like Syria shot down Russia's Il-20

U.S. President Donald Trump said that Syria likely shot down a Russian military plane near its coast, adding that the United States and other countries are close to eliminating the presence of Islamic State in Syria and the …

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NATO comments on Russia's upcoming military drills

NATO spokesman Dylan White said that Russia had briefed the alliance on the Vostok-2018 planned exercise in May and that NATO planned to monitor it.  According to the spokesman, Russia had invited military …

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CSTO to hold drills in Tajikistan in October

Joint tactical exercises by the rapid reaction forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization 'Rubezh-2018' will be held in late October at a mountainous firing range in Tajikistan, the Central Military District's press service …

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 Kazakhstan hosts Masters of Artillery Fire contest

Masters of Artillery Fire contest, which is being held in stages in accordance with the plan within the framework of the International Military Games 2018, has started in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan's Ministry of Defense said in a message. …

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Russia's 'killer underwater drone' scares US

Western experts believes that Russia is working on a new armed underwater drone designed to kill enemy submarines, Popular Mechanics writes. The unmanned Cephalopod drone packs small, lightweight torpedoes capable of fatally …

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Russia downs drones that attacked its Syria air base

Russia’s military said it had shot down two unidentified drones that attacked its Syrian air base at Hmeimim on Saturday and Sunday, Reuters reported citing Russian agencies. The attacks caused no casualties or damage and the …

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Over 150 Russian soldiers return from Syria

Over 150 soldiers returned home after accomplishing tasks in the Syrian Arab Republic, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Saturday. The Ministry noted that soldiers were awarded state and departmental awards at the Khmeimim …

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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 …

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