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 Will Turkey establish Russian military base?

Russia may establish a military base in Turkey within the sale and purchase agreements signed regarding Russian S-400 Triumph surface-to-air missile systems, the Turkish media reported. According to the report, Russian military …

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Syria to be strengthened by Russian Aerospace Forces

Syria can buy Russia's military aircraft and helicopters to create its own full-fledged group, after its economy will be restored after the war, the former commander of Russia's Aerospace Force and Chairman of the Federation Council …

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What will Putin and Erdogan discuss in Ankara?

Syria and Jerusalem will be the main topics of today's talks between Russian and Turkish Presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, the deputy head of the Council of the Russian Diplomats Association, Andrey Baklanov, and …

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Russia strengthens air defense in North Caucasus

The newest anti-aircraft missile system S-300V4 and air defense missile system Buk-M3 went to the air defense units of the Southern Military District in the North Caucasus, the head of the press service of the South-Eastern Military District …

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Putin names main results of 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin sees exit from recession and stronger defenses as one of the main achievements of the outgoing year. "It is very important that our economy has re-emerged from recession and …

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Russia to spend up to 7 trillion rubles on army

The military budget of Russia in 2018-2020 will total almost 6,8 trillion rubles, Russia's Deputy Minister of Finance Leonid Gornin said at a meeting of the Council of the Federation Committee on Defense and …

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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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Russia marks Artillery and Missile Forces Day

Russia marks its annual Missile Forces and Artillery Day on Sunday, November 19. According to the Ministry of Defense, since 2012, 4,000 modern missile and artillery systems have been delivered to the army, making Russia the world leader in terms …

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 Putin reveals size of Russia's armed forces

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree which said Russia’s armed forces numbered just over 1.9 million people, including over 1 million military servicemen. The new decree replaced an older one from 2016 …

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 Remnants of ISIS driven across Euphrates

Syrian troops supported by Russia’s Aerospace Forces have captured the last terrorist stronghold of the ISIS terror group (outlawed in Russia), the city of Abu Kamal, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at the …

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 Russian army sums up results of last 5 years

The chief of the Russian Air Defense Forces General Staff, Valery Gerasimov, has spoken about the country's nuclear and naval capabilities, as well the military campaign in Syria, at the the ministry’s board …

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Russian pilots celebrate professional holiday in Armenia

Pilots of the Russian military airbase of the Southern Military District celebrated 69th anniversary of the creation of army aviation in Armenia, press service of the Military District reported. Press service added that pilots decided …

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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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 Tragedy in Armenia: two Russian soldiers die

A Russian serviceman killed a fellow soldier and, subsequently, committed suicide in Armenia, the press service of Russia's Southern Military District said. According to the statement, while handing over weapons after exercises …

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