- 17:52 24/04/2014
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced Thursday that Russia will conduct military drills in response to the developing situation in Ukraine’s southeast, where a special operation has targeted the country’s own citizens.
- 11:39 24/04/2014
Russian Tu-95MS “Bear” strategic bombers, accompanied by supersonic Mikoyan MiG-31 interceptors, have conducted test flights over neutral waters of the North Sea, a senior Air Force official told reporters Thursday.
- 18:38 22/04/2014
Russia will build a unified network of naval facilities on its Arctic territories to host advanced warships and submarines as part of a plan to boost protection of the country’s interests and borders in the region, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.
- 15:32 22/04/2014
Russian nuclear inspectors visited the US Malmstrom Air Force Base earlier this month to verify that 18 nuclear missile launch facilities had been demolished as part of a 2011 arms control treaty, FOX TV has reported.
- 13:58 22/04/2014
The new Russian mobile security robot Taifun-M, designed to provide security at strategic missile facilities, has been shown on the Russian Vesti news program.
- 16:14 21/04/2014
Russian and Pakistani naval representatives have discussed the possibility of joint exercises, which could be held as early as this week, a Russian military spokesman told RIA Novosti Monday.
- 15:15 21/04/2014
More than 150 representatives of the Russian Air Force and their colleagues from Belarus will meet this week to discuss joint exercises and test the integration of the countries’ air forces and air defense systems, a spokesman for the Russian military said Monday.
- 13:26 17/04/2014
The Russian Defense Ministry has placed a 5-billion-ruble ($140-million) order at a Crimean shipyard, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a live Q&A session with the public on Thursday.
- 22:35 16/04/2014
The first Borey-class ballistic missile submarine could be put on combat duty this year after taking weaponry on board, a senior Russian Navy commander said Wednesday.
- 13:31 16/04/2014
Statements that Russia allegedly threatens Ukraine and Europe with a military invasion are “nonsense,” Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov told Rossiya24 TV channel Wednesday.
- 18:16 15/04/2014
The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a $470 million contract with the MiG corporation for the delivery of 16 advanced MiG-29 SMT fighters, the ministry said Tuesday.
- 16:44 14/04/2014
The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Monday an RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwest Russia, the Defense Ministry said.
- 15:42 14/04/2014
Over three-fourths of Russia’s stockpile of chemical weapons has now been destroyed, the head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said Monday.
- 13:52 14/04/2014
Malaysia is likely highly interested in acquiring Russia’s latest air defense missile systems, building on existing bilateral military-technical cooperation, Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday.
- 12:30 14/04/2014
Two new Russian nuclear-powered submarines will begin sea trials this summer, the country’s northern Sevmash shipyard said Monday.
- 16:32 11/04/2014
Russia has begun the process of transferring the first Ukrainian naval vessel in Crimea back to Ukraine, a source in the Black Sea Fleet Headquarters told RIA Novosti on Friday.
- 18:56 10/04/2014
The militant group led by Chechen warlord Doku Umarov was eliminated late last year, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said Thursday.
- 16:47 09/04/2014
Russia is not purchasing foreign electronics equipment for its nuclear missile shield as all the necessary electronics are being developed and manufactured within the country, the chief of Russia’s state-owned electronics holding company told journalists Wednesday.
- 15:16 09/04/2014
A cooperative effort by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) with its international counterparts thwarted a series of planned terrorist attacks on venues at the Sochi Winter Olympics, FSB chief Aleksandr Bortnikov told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.