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Russia to build new aircraft carrier after 2020


July 27th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will begin building new aircraft carriers after 2020, in a bid to give a major boost to the country's ability to deploy air power ... Read more...

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Russian military chief visits US


July 10th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's military chief, Gen. Nikolai Makarov, Tuesday began a three-day official visit to the US to discuss the American missile defence plans, the Russian defence ... Read more...

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Medvedev orders to build new aircraft plant


June 10th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered for construction of an aircraft manufacturing plant for producing tactical transport aircraft in Kazan city, said Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Russia warns of destroying US missile shield


May 12th, 2012 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS) Russia is ready to destroy US missile defence facilities in Europe if Moscow considers them as real threats, Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov has said."(The deployment) raises ... Read more...

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Russia, NATO at loggerheads over missile defense


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Talks between NATO and Russia over US plans for a projected missile defense system in Europe remain at loggerheads, Russia's Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said ... Read more...

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Russia, China complete first stage of naval drills


April 25th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have completed the first stage of naval exercises in the Yellow Sea, off the coast of Qingdao in eastern China.Though Russia and ... Read more...

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Russia to sell missile systems to Belarus


April 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, April 18 (IANS) Russia will continue selling its air defence missile systems to Belarus in 2012 at discount prices, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said."Belarus is a leading market ... Read more...

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Officer who covered grenade gets Russia’s highest honour


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian battalion commander who died after diving on a grenade to protect others has been posthumously awarded the country's highest honour, the "Hero of ... Read more...

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Putin allows high-tech gun that hits nervous system


April 1st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin has given the go-ahead to a gun that uses electromagnetic radiation to attack a victims' central nervous system, a British media report ... Read more...

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Russia to buy 92 Su-34 fighters


March 1st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has signed a deal to buy 92 Su-34 Fullback fighter-bombers from the Sukhoi aircraft maker, the defence ministry said Thursday.The deal under which the ... Read more...

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Russia to stay loyal to Kalashnikov


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian military will not abandon the legendary Kalashnikov assault rifles, the defence minister has said.Nikolai Makarov, chief of the General Staff, had said the ... Read more...

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Russia to rent pilot training facilities in Ukraine


October 20th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to rent facilities on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula for naval pilot training, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said.In line with a 1997 bilateral ... Read more...

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Russia has one million armed forces personnel


July 2nd, 2011 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has one million personnel in the armed forces and will not be downsized further, Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said Friday."When the personnel strength of ... Read more...

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Russian defense minister visits disputed islands


February 4th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by BNO News
ITURUP ISLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov on Friday visited the disputed south Kuril Islands to inspect Russian troops deployed there, the Itar-Tass news agency reported.Serdyukov visited the garrisons ... Read more...

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NATO planning vastly stepped up Russian involvement in Afghanistan


October 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27(ANI): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations with Russia for a joint initiative in Afghanistan.According to the Telegraph, a formal agreement may ... Read more...

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Russia sees India as a super power in coming years: Ambassador Kadakin


October 24th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Amit ShankarRanikhet (Uttarakhand), Oct 24 (ANI): Russia's Ambassador to India, Alexander M Kadakin, has said his country sees India as a super power in the coming years."Our cooperation with India is ... Read more...

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Antony wants international pressure on Pakistan to dismantle militant camps


October 7th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.7 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony said on Thursday that the international community needed to put pressure on Pakistan to dismantle the militant camps flourishing in its territory.Antony was ... Read more...

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Israel says Russia-Syria weapons deal is an unwelcome development


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BNO NEWS) – Israel on Tuesday said that the announced Russia-Syria weapons deal is an unwelcomed development but not one they are not prepared for, the Israel Defense Forces Chief ... Read more...

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Russia to provide missiles to Syria despite US, Israel protests


September 18th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Russia on Friday announced that it will provide missiles to Syria as agreed in a 2007 deal, despite protests by both the United States and Israel, media ... Read more...

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Russia to hire more military personnel on contract


June 9th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of contracted military personnel in the Russian armed forces will be increased from 150,000 to about 250,000 in the future, the defence minister said Wednesday. "There ... Read more...

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Russia hosts spectacular 65th `V-Day’ parade in Red Square


May 9th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, May 9 (ANI): Russia on Sunday played host to a spectacular `Victory Day' parade that marked the 65th anniversary of its victory over Nazi Germany.The military parade took place in the ... Read more...

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India, Russia agree to extend military cooperation for 10 years


October 15th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): India and Russia are likely to sign two major agreements to boost defence cooperation between the two countries during Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's visit to ... Read more...

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Russia inks military pacts with Georgia’s breakaway regions


September 15th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (RIA Novosti) Russia signed Tuesday agreements on military cooperation with the former Georgian republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, a Russian defence ministry spokesman said. Russia recognised the two republics ... Read more...

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Eight hijackers of Arctic Sea vessel arrested


August 18th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy has freed a cargo ship in the Atlantic without firing a single shot and eight suspected hijackers were arrested, Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said ... Read more...

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Arctic Sea crew alive and free, says Russian minister


August 17th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (DPA) The crew of the missing freighter Arctic Sea are alive and free, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said Monday. He was quoted by Interfax news agency as telling the ... Read more...

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Russia, US to sign military deal during Obama trip


June 26th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (RIA Novosti) Russia and the US will sign a military cooperation deal during President Barack Obama's visit to Moscow in early July, Russia's top military general said Friday. "We ... Read more...

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Russia to modernise armed forces as NATO expands: Medvedev


March 17th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 17 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday said a comprehensive re-armament of the country's armed forces would begin soon as NATO is continuing its expansion towards the Russian borders. "There ... Read more...

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Russia says to drop Iskander plans if US scraps missile shield


March 3rd, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (RIA Novosti) Russia Tuesday said it would drop its plans of placing Iskander missiles on Europe's doorstep if the US abandoned its plans of deploying missile defence systems in ... Read more...

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India, Russia set to start work on fifth generation fighter


December 10th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 10 (RIA Novosti) Russia would soon sign a contract with India to jointly develop and produce a fifth-generation combat jet from next year, the director general of Russian aircraft maker ... Read more...

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Russia to downsize armed forces by 2012


October 14th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 14 (RIA Novosti) Russia will downsize its armed forces to one million service personnel by 2012, Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said Tuesday.The armed forces have already been trimmed to 1.2 ... Read more...

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Russian president observes Barents Sea military drill


October 11th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Severomorsk (Russia), Oct 11 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev joined the Northern Fleet Saturday to observe military exercises, including a full-range test of the Sineva ballistic missile, in the Barents Sea.Medvedev ... Read more...

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India, Russia to extend military cooperation till 2020


September 29th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): India and Russia today agreed to extend the term of the Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission for Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) for another ten years -- ... Read more...

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Russian Defence Minister meets Antony


September 29th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 29 (ANI): Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov met his Indian counterpart A K Antony at South Block today. Earlier, Serdyukov laid a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti ... Read more...

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Crucial meeting of Indo-Russian defence cooperation body today


September 29th, 2008 - 8:36 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 29 (ANI): The eighth meeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) will be held here today.The meeting will cover a broad spectrum of issues ... Read more...

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Indo-Russian govt. panel to discuss developing fifth generation fighter aircraft


September 28th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): The eighth meeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) will meet on Monday to discuss a broad spectrum of issues including supply ... Read more...

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