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Russian Defense Chief Calls for ‘Next-Gen’ Weapons Use in Ukraine
The Russian military should deploy next-generation weapons in its campaign in Ukraine, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday. “We need to...
'combined air exercise'
South Korea Scrambles Jets After Chinese, Russian Warplanes Approach
South Korea's military said it scrambled fighter jets Wednesday as six Russian and two Chinese warplanes entered its air defense zone without notice. Japan's...
Nobel Peace Laureate Calls for Weapons to Free Ukraine
In an unusual move for a Nobel Peace laureate, the head of one of this year's prizewinning organizations on Monday called for weapons to help Ukraine defend...
Putin Oversees Routine Strategic Nuclear Deterrence Drills
President Vladimir Putin oversaw training exercises of Russia's strategic nuclear deterrence forces on Wednesday, the Kremlin said. State...
display of force
Belarus Says Forming Joint Military Group with Russia
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Minsk and Moscow have agreed to deploy a joint regional group of military forces in response to alleged...
Crowdfunding Spotlights Russian Military’s Supply Problems in Ukraine
Yevgenia Kuzevanova has been raising money to buy everything from first aid kits to instant noodles for Russian forces in Ukraine. Her online group...
Explainer: What Does Russia’s ‘Partial Mobilization’ Mean?
Russian President Vladimir Putin declared a “partial mobilization” early Wednesday after seven months of warfare in Ukraine that have taken...
prison for desertion
Russian Lawmakers Approve Long Jail Terms for Military Surrender, Refusal to Serve
The bill now needs a vote of approval in the Federation Council, followed by Putin's signature.
Russia Moves ‘Old’ St. Petersburg Missiles to Ukraine Front – Reports
The reported use of less-advanced weaponry has led to heavy civilian casualties.
Russia Deploys Hypersonic Missiles to Kaliningrad
Three warplanes equipped with hypersonic missiles will be on "round-the-clock combat duty."
In Photos: Russia Shows Off Military Tech in Ukraine War's Shadow
The annual arms expo aims to sell Russia's military hardware to foreign buyers despite its lagging campaign in Ukraine.
Russian RPG-Armed Robot Dog Revealed to Be Chinese Home Bot
The robot dog's Russian developer hasn't commented on the apparent similarity with the Chinese-developed companion bot.
playing down fears
Russia Says No ‘Military Need’ to Use Nuclear Arms in Ukraine
Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu slammed speculation that Russia could use nuclear or chemical weapons to compensate for slow progress in Ukraine.
off the table
Philippines Scraps Russian Helicopter Deal Over Potential Sanctions – AP
Manila had been set to buy 16 Mi-17s for $227 million.
taking out capacity
Russia Orders Attacks on Ukraine’s Long-Range Weapons
Western-supplied weapons have allowed Kyiv to target Russian logistics and ammunitions hubs far from the frontlines in recent weeks.
back in use
Russia to Revive Abandoned Arctic Military Airport
The reconstruction of Severomorsk-2 comes as part of a major upgrade of Northern Fleet airstrips in the European Arctic.
Belarus Launches ‘Peacetime to Wartime Transition’ Drills
Russia's neighbor and close ally will involve all of its army units, command centers and personnel in the drills.
loss of leadership
Who Was Russian General Roman Kutuzov?
Kutuzov was reportedly killed on the frontlines of eastern Ukraine.
Russian Lawmakers Scrap Upper Age Limit for Military Service
The move will allow first-time recruits over the age of 40 to join the Russian Armed Forces.
Russian Major General Shot Down Over Ukraine – BBC Russian
If confirmed, retired general Kanamat Botashev joins a growing list of high-ranking Russian officers believed to have been killed in Ukraine.
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