- 10:16 15/10/2014
The return of Russian troops, who took part in summer exercises in southern Russia, to their permanent bases is part of Russia’s domestic policy and not a signal to anyone, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday.
- 17:05 13/10/2014
- 19:46 01/10/2014
The Day of Russian Land Force is celebrated annually on October 1, following a decree by the Russian president dated May 31, 2006, On Establishing Professional Holidays and Memorial Days in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
- 10:41 01/10/2014
Russian Defense Ministry plans to purchase more than 11,000 of new armored vehicles, as well as 14,000 military vehicles for other purposes, providing the ground forces with 70 percent of modern equipment, Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces, Col.Gen. Oleg Salyukov told journalists Wednesday.
- 08:00 01/10/2014
- 15:20 26/09/2014
The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday denied media reports that Russian and Ukrainian military officials were meeting in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk Region to discuss a buffer zone separating the Kiev government forces and the militia.
- 14:17 25/09/2014
- 15:20 24/09/2014
Large-scale military exercises dubbed ‘Vostok-2014’ are being held this week in Russia’s Eastern Military District (Russia’s Far East and Eastern Siberia) between September 19 and 25. During the preceding week, an unannounced inspection of the combat and mobilization readiness of civilian agencies was carried out. Vostok-2014 will conclude the military’s series of exercises for 2014.
- 16:47 23/09/2014
During the Vostok-2014 exercises, tanks have driven over ditches of up to 15 meters (49 feet) in length with no reduction in speed, the head of the lead training center for the Russian Armed Forces Lt.Gen. Ivan Buvaltsev told journalists on Tuesday.
- 12:40 13/09/2014
Russia's President Vladimir Putin ordered Thursday to conduct surprise combat readiness drills in Eastern Military District. The Eastern Military District includes military units in Transbaikal and the Far East. The headquarters are located in the city of Khabarovsk.
- 17:52 10/09/2014
- 16:50 10/09/2014
The Russian Armed Forces received over 3,600 units of main military equipment in 2014 as a result of the efficient implementation of the state defense orders, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.
- 21:21 03/09/2014
US President Barack Obama’s attempts to accuse Moscow of invading Ukraine clearly contradict the stance of the US Department of State, which stated there was no proof of it, the Russian president’s spokesman said Wednesday.
- 13:15 01/09/2014
- 15:15 28/08/2014
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has canceled his scheduled trip to Turkey and called an emergency meeting with the country’s Security Council over the situation in the Donetsk Region, the president’s press office said Thursday.
- 20:05 05/08/2014
Russia plans to begin supplies of modernized Mi-26T2 multi-purpose transport helicopters, including to foreign customers, next year, the head of the government supplies department at Russian Helicopters, Aleksei Putintsev, told RIA Novosti Tuesday.
- 18:56 18/07/2014
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed near the town of Torez in the Donetsk Region on Thursday, July 17, killing all the 283 passengers and 15 crew members on board.
- 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.