Russia calls on NATO to establish regular contacts between military experts
Moscow calls on NATO to establish regular contacts between military experts in the framework of the Russia-NATO Council (RNC), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with German …
Russian, NATO top brass discuss security issues
Russian Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov has held a meeting with NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe Tod Wolters in Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku, the Russian Defense Ministry said …
Russia concerned by US pulling neutral European states into NATO drills
Russia is hoping that the United States engaging neutral European countries in NATO military exercises, playing out a scenario of an attack on a NATO member, will not lead to further destabilization, …
Black Sea Fleet warships start combat training amid NATO drills
A task force of the Black Sea Fleet has started scheduled combat training amid NATO’s Sea Breeze-2019 drills, the Fleet’s press service said on Friday.
"While fulfilling the goals, the …
NATO-Russia Council to discuss INF Treaty
The suspension of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty will dominate the NATO-Russia Council’s meeting due in Brussels on Friday.
The meeting will be held at the level of ambassadors …
NATO tells Russia it is interested in de-escalation
The July 5 meeting of the NATO-Russia Council (NRC) will be held at the initiative of the alliance, NATO says it is interested in de-escalating tensions, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander …
Russia vows ‘countervailing military measures’ if NATO fulfills its INF-linked threats
Moscow will be forced to take ‘countervailing’ military measures should NATO make good on its threats related to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, Russian Deputy Foreign …
Expert links Russian troops’ combat readiness check with tensions near state borders
The troops’ surprise combat readiness check in Russia’s Central Military District is linked with NATO’s increased activity near the Russian borders, the tensions between the United …
Russia concerned about growing US military presence in Poland
Moscow is concerned about Washington’s plans to deploy a drone squadron to Poland, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Thursday.
"We are certainly concerned because …
Russia is for easing tensions but has to respond to NATO’s expansion
Russia welcomes the initiatives for easing tensions but it is forced to respond to the expansion of NATO’s infrastructure and the emergence of US missile defense systems near its borders, …