Russia-China military exercises to become regular, defense minister says
Joint military exercises by Russia and China will be held regularly, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday, TASS reported.
Shoigu and his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe have …
Vostok 2018 drills involving 300,000 troops kick off in Russia
The Vostok 2018 exercise, the largest in Russia’s modern history, which involves 300,000 troops, got underway in the Eastern Military District on Tuesday, the press service of the Russian …
US warplanes use phosphorus bomb to deliver airstrikes in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor
Phosphorous bombs were used by the US air force warplanes to deliver a strike on the settlement of Hajin in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor governorate on September 8, chief of the Russian Center for …
Russian special operations forces train to fight pirates during Mediterranean drills
Units of Russia’s Special Operations Forces took part in major drills of the Navy and the Aerospace Forces in the Mediterranean Sea, and trained how to fight pirates and release hostages, the …
Turkey expects to receive S-400 missile systems as soon as possible
Ankara expects to receive Russian-made S-400 air defense missile systems as soon as possible, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.
"Turkey needs Russian S-400 air defense missile …
Russia to hold Mediterranean drills involving 25 warships and 30 aircraft
Russia will hold drills in the Mediterranean Sea on September 1-8 with the involvement of 25 warships and 30 aircraft, the Defense Ministry reported on Thursday, TASS reports.
"In accordance with the …
Russian defense minister notes exceptionally high level of Russian-Chinese relations
Russian-Chinese relations are at an exceptionally high level and continue to develop rapidly, said Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu at a meeting with Li Zuocheng, chief of the Joint …
Kremlin underlines need for military drills amid tense international situation
The expenses on the upcoming Vostok-2018 large-scale military drills are justified to maintain Russia’s defense capability amid the tense international situation, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov …
Russia braces for unprecedented Vostok-2018 strategic drills
About 300,000 troops and more than 1,000 aircraft are set to take part in the Vostok-2018 (East-2018) international strategic drills in Russia in September, Russian Defense Minister Army General …
First stage of preparations for Peace Mission-2018 international drills over in Urals
The first stage of preparations for international drills of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states completed at the Chebarkul training ground in the Chelyabinsk region in the Urals …