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Russian troops won’t be sent to Syria: Lavrov


March 15th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has dismissed the possibility of Russian combat troops being sent to Syria, which is in the thores of protests ... Read more...

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Russian military to wear berets for first time


April 15th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian troops will be wearing berets for the first time next month as they march in the annual parade to mark victory in World War ... Read more...

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Victory in Afghanistan ‘impossible’: Gorbachev


October 27th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Oct. 27 (ANI): Former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev has said that Afghanistan risks turning into another Vietnam, and has told the US-led NATO military alliance that victory in that country ... Read more...

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Russian troops may train Afghans


October 27th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Twenty years after the Soviet army quit Afghanistan, the Russian military may resume training Afghans, the Guardian reported Wednesday.But NATO officials said the plan did not envisage having ... 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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Indo-Russian military drill ends with resolve to fight terrorism


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Ranikhet (Uttarakhand), Oct 23 (ANI): Demonstrating their resolve to fight against terrorism and to boost bilateral defence cooperation further, strike infantry units of the Indian and Russian Armies ended a joint military ... Read more...

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India, Russia joint military exercise begins


October 15th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): To enhance the defence cooperation and military-to-military relations between the two armies, India and Russian joint military exercises focusing on counter- terrorism training began on Friday at ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan arrests agitators as riot toll touches 120 (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek/Moscow, June 14 (DPA) The Kyrgyz military said Monday it has arrested several snipers in camouflage uniforms and provocateurs whom it blames for fresh unrest that has left some 120 people dead ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan prepares for Russian troops as toll rises (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Bishkek, June 14 (DPA) Officials at a Kyrgyz airport located in the strife-riven southern city of Osh have been ordered to prepare the facility for the arrival of Russian troops, the AKIpress ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan Requests Russian To Provide Military Support To Curb Ethnic Violence


June 12th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As violence in parts of Kyrgyzstan continues to go on unabated, the country's interim president has reportedly made an appeal to Russia to provide ... Read more...

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US troops were also a part of the ‘Victory Day’ parade on the Red Square


May 11th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The troops of US, France and Britain were also part of the ‘Victory Day’ parade on the Red Square for the very first time. The Russian ... Read more...

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20 militants killed in Chechnya


November 14th, 2009 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Grozny (Chechnya), Nov 14 (RIA Novosti) Russian security forces have killed at least 20 militants in the restive North Caucasus republic of Chechnya Friday, an official said. Most of the bodies could not ... Read more...

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Medvedev praises Sarkozy’s role in South Ossetia ceasefire


August 8th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 8 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday that his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy played a "big role in solving the Georgian-South Ossetian crisis", the Kremlin said in a ... Read more...

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UN Security Council refuses to discuss killing in Sri Lanka


May 12th, 2009 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 12 (DPA) Top diplomats from Britain and France were rebuffed Monday when some UN Security Council members refused their request to discuss the fighting in Sri Lanka, which killed ... Read more...

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Russia ends anti-terror operations in Chechnya


April 16th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 16 (RIA Novosti) Russia has ended its decade-long counter-terrorism operations against separatist rebels in Chechnya, officials said Thursday. Some 20,000 Russian troops deployed in Chechnya will be withdrawn.It will also ... Read more...

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Russia to end counter-terrorist operations in Chechnya


March 31st, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (RIA Novosti) Russia's National Anti-Terrorist Committee Tuesday decided to end its operations in Chechnya, the North Caucasus republic's president said. The committee, at a meeting here, decided to formally ... Read more...

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Russia to deploy 3,800 troops in Abkhazia


March 6th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (RIA Novosti) Russia will have 3,800 troops deployed in Abkhazia for the next 49 years, Sergei Bagapsh, the president of the breakaway republic of Georgia, said Friday. Russia recognised ... Read more...

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Five Russian troops killed in ambush in Dagestan


October 21st, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 21 (DPA) Five Russian soldiers were killed and six injured in an ambush in the Caucasus republic of Dagestan Tuesday, Russian news agencies reported.A three-vehicle column of interior ministry troops ... Read more...

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FBI warns of increased cyber crimes


October 17th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) has warned that citizens and nations alike have increasingly become victim to cyber crime in the past year, costing tens of ... Read more...

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Russian troops begin dismantling posts in Georgia


October 5th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 5 (Xinhua) Russian troops started dismantling posts in the buffer zone around South Ossetia and Abkhazia to meet the Friday deadline for withdrawal from Georgia's territory, Itar-Tass news agency reported ... Read more...

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EU observers start Georgia mission


October 1st, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Oct 1 (DPA) European Union (EU) observers started their mission Wednesday to monitor the Russo-Georgian ceasefire agreement one and half months after conflict flared between the two countries over Georgia's breakaway ... Read more...

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West, Russia on new confrontation course


September 16th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.16 (ANI): NATO has reportedly served notice on the Kremlin that it would offer every support to Georgia''s ambitions to join the Western Alliance despite the continued presence of Russian ... Read more...

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Encircled Russia had to attack to avoid bloody nose by Georgia: Putin


September 12th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.12 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said that his country had no choice but to attack Georgia after it was encircled from all sides. Speaking to reporters at his ... Read more...

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NATO warships leaving Black Sea: official


September 11th, 2008 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (RIA Novosti) NATO Wednesday said that four of its warships were leaving the Black Sea region, near the Russian coast, as part of a previously drawn up plan.The warships ... Read more...

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Russia proposes UN arms embargo against Georgia


September 10th, 2008 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 10 (Xinhua) Russia Tuesday submitted a draft resolution in the UN Security Council calling for an arms embargo against the former Soviet republic of Georgia, a senior Russian official ... Read more...

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France rules out EU sanctions against Russia over Georgia


August 25th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 25 (DPA) France ruled out Monday the possibility of the European Union (EU) imposing sanctions against Russia over its military conflict with Georgia. "We have avoided the worst, and ... Read more...

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Georgia’s breakaway region Abkhazia requests Russia for recognition


August 21st, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (RIA Novosti) Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia has sent an appeal to Russia to recognize its independence, the republic's president said Thursday. Sergei Bagapsh said he expected South Ossetia, ... Read more...

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Troop withdrawal to complete by Friday: Medvedev


August 20th, 2008 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 20 (DPA) The promised withdrawal of Russian troops from Georgia will be completed by Friday (Aug 22), Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said.The withdrawal will be total with the exception ... Read more...

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Russian troop withdrawal from Georgia starts: Reports


August 18th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow/Tbilisi(Georgia), Aug 18 (DPA) Russian forces have begun withdrawing from Georgia, with a first convoy of vehicles moving out of the South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali, reports said Monday. There was no initial ... Read more...

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Ethnic violence surges in South Ossetia


August 18th, 2008 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
By Alissa de Carbonnel Tskhinvali/Gori (Georgia), Aug 18 (DPA) Behind the lines of the Russian troops controlling the Georgian separatist region of South Ossetia, ethnic enclaves have been torn apart by revenge killings ... Read more...

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Withdraw or face serious consequences, Sarkozy warns Russia


August 18th, 2008 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
DPA Paris, Aug 18 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy demanded that Russian troops withdraw "without delay" from Georgia, adding that "this point is not negotiable in my eyes". In an article to appear ... Read more...

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Russian troops to withdraw from Georgia on Monday: Medvedev


August 18th, 2008 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow, Aug 18 (DPA) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Sunday afternoon announced that withdrawals of his country's troops from Georgia would begin Monday, apparently ignoring calls from the US and Germany for an ... Read more...

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Russia to pull out from Georgia Monday: Medvedev (Lead)


August 17th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, Aug 17 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Sunday said that Russian troops would pull out from Georgia Monday. He declared this during a telephonic conversation with French President Nicolas ... Read more...

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No Russian withdrawal yet from Georgian positions


August 17th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tbilisi, Aug 17 (DPA) Russian military forces Sunday were showing few signs of falling back from positions deep in Georgia, as US President George W. Bush called on the Kremlin to honour ... Read more...

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Russia threatens to launch nuke attack on Poland over US missile shield deal


August 16th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.16 (ANI): Russia has threatened to launch a nuclear strike against Poland following that countrys landmark deal to create American global anti-missile shields. Russia''s Deputy Chief of Army Staff, General ... Read more...

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