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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 replaces Russian Navy commander


May 7th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has dismissed the commander of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky.He has now appointed Vice-Admiral Viktor Chirkov for the position, ... 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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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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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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India, Russia finally agree on Admiral Gorshkov price issue


December 6th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.6 (ANI): India and Russia have reportedly reached a final agreement on the sale of the Russian-manufactured aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov or the INS Vikramaditya.According to top government sources, both ... 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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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 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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Russia to deliver additional 18 rocket launchers to India


October 1st, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 1 (RIA Novosti) Russia will deliver an additional 18 Smerch multiple rocket launch systems (MRLS) to India, besides an already agreed contract for 38 , the state-run arms exporter said ... 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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Anomalies in defence pay scales will be rectified: Antony


September 27th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Anomalies in pay scales for defence personnel in the Sixth Pay Commission will be sorted out soon, and the armed forces "will celebrate Diwali" by collecting their new ... Read more...

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‘Gorshkov price-hike to be taken to cabinet’


September 24th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Negotiations with Russia on the additional $1.2 billion it has demanded for the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov - to be inducted in the Indian Navy as INS ... Read more...

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Sarkozy calls emergency EU meeting over Georgia


August 25th, 2008 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 25 (Xinhua) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for an emergency European Union (EU) meeting Sep 1 to discuss the crisis in Georgia. France currently holds the rotating presidency of ... Read more...

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Russia receives US missile defence proposals


March 19th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 19 (RIA Novosti) The US has handed Russia new proposals on the planned deployment of a missile defence shield in Central Europe, Russian foreign office said Wednesday. "The proposals ... Read more...

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No US missile shield proposals received: Russia


March 19th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 19 (RIA Novosti) Russia has not yet received any written missile shield proposals from the US despite a pledge by the latter to submit them by Tuesday evening, the ... Read more...

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