The U.S. and NATO bases in Sicily? It remains to be seen...
The Prime Minister of Italy, Enrico Letta intends to come to Washington and meet with U.S. President Barack Obama, on October 17. During the meeting the parties are expected to discuss further military cooperation. In particular, according to Western experts, this will concern the American base on the territory of the Apennine peninsula, which has already started to be created...
Putin and Lukashenko inspect Zapad-2013 war games
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian counterpart Aleksander Lukashenko are inspecting the joint strategic war games Zapad-2013 at the Belarusian firing range Guzhsky.
The Belarusian …
Putin, Lukashenko to inspect Zapad 2013 joint Russian-Belarusian exercise
The Presidents of Russia and Belarus, Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko, on Thursday will jointly inspect the final stage of the Russian- Belarusian military exercise Zapad 2013 (West …
Second stage of Zapad 2013 Russia-Belarus joint exercise to begin
The second phase of the Zapad 2013 (West 2013) joint military exercise is beginning on Monday in Belarus and Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast. Their participants will drill issues of troops command and …
Zapad 2013 war games simulating elimination of paramilitary units
Russian and Belarusian joint military exercise Zapad 2013 under the command of the two countries' defence ministers has moved over to an operation, as part of which the forces engaged in it will …
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...