Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces are practicing the repelling of a massive air missile strike as part of large-scale exercises at the Ashuluk testing range in southern Russia, involving surface-to-air missile systems field firing, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Igor Klimov told the press Wednesday.Add comments
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The Islamic State militant group may have beheaded US journalist James Foley, taken prisoner by armed men in Syria in 2012, in retaliation for airstrikes against its rebels approved by US President Barack Obama earlier this month.
Russia is carrying out air defense drills with live firing from S-300 and S-400 air defense systems at its Ashuluk testing range in the southern Astrakhan Region, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered to strike “terror targets” in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian rockets landed in the Jewish state Tuesday despite ceasefire, a government source told RIA Novosti.
The head of the Russian Navy has suggested making changes to the country’s naval forces to reequip personnel with modern arms in regard to events over the last few months, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday.
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Australian and Indonesian authorities will resume military, border and intelligence cooperation following a recent surveillance scandal, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) news reported, quoting Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Tuesday.
Israel is interfering with Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch (HRW) investigations into alleged war crimes and human rights violations in the Gaza Strip, according to Amnesty International representatives.
Last echelons of Russian troops and military vehicles have arrived in China for multinational anti-terror drills under the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a Russian military spokesman told RIA Novosti early on Tuesday.