Russia and Belarus to launch Zapad 2013 joint strategic exercise
The Zapad 2013 (West 2013) joint strategic exercise of the armed forces of Russia and Belarus will be launched in the two countries on Friday, the press office of the Russian Defense Ministry …
Zapad-2013 to be held in Belarus, Kaliningrad and the Baltic Sea - Putin
Along with the preparations of Russian Armed Forces for Zapad-2013 exercises, a comprehensive review of internal military forces of Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, as well as a number of certain civilian agencies will be held...
Syria: Lifting of the embargo may work as a dangerous boomerang
The EU’s lifting of the arms embargo on the Syrian opposition has set off a negative reaction and strong denunciation from the Russian leadership. Moscow, not without reason, believes that this …
Turkey and Azerbaijan can get involved in next Georgian-American exercises
Turkey and Azerbaijan will supposedly get involved in joint Georgian-American military exercises in 2014, said today Georgia's Defence Minister Irakli Alasania at a meeting with Georgian media …
Vladimir Putin: Military department has been headed by experienced people with an impeccable reputation
The RF president Vladimir Putin at a meeting of the expanded board of the Russian Defense Ministry said the Minister of Defence and the Chief of the General Staff who were appointed last year have been actively involved in the work...
St. Andrew’s flag at the Syrian coasts
Throughout January this year the ships of the Russian Navy exercises are held in the Mediterranean, the Black and Red Seas, the Gulf of Aden, in the Indian Ocean.
India tests short Prithvi-II ballistic missile
India has successfully tested its short-range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads.Tests took place on the rocket range Chandipur in the eastern state of Orissa, is reported on a …