Russian Defense Ministry

Russia’s S-500 missile system successfully tested

Russia’s S-500 next-generation missile system has struck a fast-moving ballistic target in a training exercise at the Kapustin Yar range. The first S-500 system will be procured to the Moscow Region’s air and missile defense unit …

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British destroyer violates Russian border

The Russian Black Sea Fleet, together with the Federal Security Service Border Control, stopped a violation of the Russian border by UK’s HMS Defender destroyer near Cape Fiolent in Crimea,  Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday. …

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Russia's Navy kicks off large-scale drills in Pacific

The Russian Pacific Fleet has kicked off large-scale drills in the central part of the Pacific Ocean, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on Thursday. "In accordance with the plan of training military command centers of the …

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Russian soldier killed in Syria’s Hasakah

A Russian soldier was killed and three more wounded when their armored vehicle exploded hitting a mine in the Syrian region of Al Hasakah, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. "On June 9, when inspecting the patrol route …

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Russian paratroopers hold large-scale drills in Crimea

An air assault and artillery regiments of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Force formation were redeployed to the Opuk training ground in eastern Crimea for the drills that started on Tuesday, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported. …

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UN says 25,000 refugees returned to Khankendi, not 50,000

According to statistics released by the UN Refugee Agency, half as many refugees returned to the occupied lands of Azerbaijan from Armenia on January 26, 2021 as the Russian Defense Ministry announced. The corresponding document was published on …

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Shoigu and Harutyunyan discuss situation in Karabakh

Russian Defense Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu held telephone talks with his Armenian counterpart Vagharshak Harutyunyan. The relevant information was published on the website of the Russian department. According to the …

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