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.Add comments
- 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.
- 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
- 14:59 20/05/2014
- 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.
- 18:08 29/04/2014
- 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
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