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- 12:23 24/06/2014
Troops of the Western Military District have returned to their respective sites of permanent deployment having completed exercise in Kaliningrad, spokesman for the Western Military District, Col. Oleg Kochetkov said Tuesday.
- 19:00 18/06/2014
The Russian Army is ready for any developments in Ukraine or anywhere in the world and Russian defense industry can quickly replace any imports, including those from Ukraine, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a State Duma meeting behind closed doors.
- 16:41 21/05/2014
Russia has pulled its troops back from regions near the border with Ukraine in order to facilitate conditions for its western neighbor’s upcoming presidential elections on May 25, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday.
- 14:58 21/05/2014
Russian military forces that took part in military drills in the Rostov, Belgorod, and Bryansk regions on the border with Ukraine are returning to their permanent bases, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday.
- 15:50 20/05/2014
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- 14:10 19/05/2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered the return of all troops involved in drills in the Rostov, Belgorod, and Bryansk regions on the border with Ukraine to their permanent bases, the Kremlin said.
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- 10:36 26/03/2014
Russian flags have been raised at all military units in Crimea, less than a week after the Russian leader signed a decree finalizing the reunification of the former Ukrainian region, Russia's military chief said Wednesday.
- 19:33 02/03/2014
Ukrainian lawmakers appealed Sunday to Russian President Vladimir Putin to reconsider deploying additional troops in Crimea in order to avoid the military escalation of the current political crisis in the country.6
- 06:03 21/02/2014
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- 03:18 12/02/2014
The Russian military is set to expand a training program for university students to provide an alternative to the country’s mandatory draft for young men, Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai Pankov said Monday.
- 01:30 28/01/2014
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church said Monday that priests should be assigned staff positions within the ranks of the Interior Ministry’s troops following the success of a similar move in the military.
- 20:57 10/12/2013
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- 02:25 22/11/2013
Russia’s Defense Ministry has proposed offering conscripts the choice of two years professional military service instead of the existing one year of mandatory service, a media report said Thursday, in a bid to increase the number of full-time soldiers.
- 19:52 06/11/2013
The quality and intensity of combat training in the Russian Armed Forces has received a significant boost this year through a series of regular exercises and large-scale snap-alert drills, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday.