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Putin oversees drills of in Crimea from cruiser

Russian President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces Vladimir Putin has overseen the joint drills of Russia’s Black Sea and Northern Fleets from the Russian cruiser Marshal Ustinov belonging to the …

US names Russian marine corps best in the world

The National Interest published the list of countries with the best marine corps in the world. The US Marine Corps distinguished by the number - about 186,000 personnel and  38,000 reservists - are ranked first. The …

Russia to increase speed of hypersonic missiles

Russian specialists are working to increase the maximum speed of the Kh-47M2 Kinzhal and 3M22 Zircon hypersonic missiles to more than 10 Machs,  the deputy head of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, Alexey Krivoruchko said. …

Law on military service in Russia amended

The Russian government approved a number of amendments to the law on military service. The document is published on the website of the Russian cabinet. In accordance with the amendments, officers and warrant officers, as well as …

Thousands of drones detected near Crimea over 5 years

Russian air defense units detected more than a thousand unmanned aerial vehicles near Crimea after Crimea’s reunification with Russia, Commander of the Fourth Air and Air Defense Force Major-General Nikolai Gostev said. …

Russia strengthens position on global arms market

Russia's position on the global arms market is strengthening, despite intensified sanctions regime and unfair competition, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the Commission on military and technical …

Shoigu: Russia boosts its nuclear triad

The upgrade of operational long-range aircraft and the manufacture of new combat planes have considerably boosted the air component of Russia’s nuclear triad, Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu said. "This …

S-400s to ensure air defence of Arctic region

All battalions of the Russian Northern Fleet will be equipped with S-400 missile defence systems within next several years to ensure air defence of the Arctic region, the commander of the fleet, Vice Adm. Alexander Moiseyev …

Russia  and Turkey continue patrol missions in Syria

The Russian military police continues joint patrol missions with Turkish border guards in the al-Hasakah governorate and the Aleppo governorate in Syria, chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in …