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Russia Starts Building Upgraded ‘Doomsday Plane’ – Reports
The top-secret planes are designed to protect the Russian president and other top officials in the event of a nuclear war.
In Photos: Russia's Warships Take Center Stage in St. Petersburg
Speaking on the sidelines of the naval parade, President Vladimir Putin boasted of Russia's naval prowess.
Russia Unveils Stealth Fighter Jet to Compete With F-35s
The jet is described as a fifth-generation light single-engine fighter jet that incorporates "innovative solutions" including artificial intelligence.
Russia Shows Advanced S-500 Live Fire Test
The missile system is touted for its capability of intercepting stealth warplanes and destroying hypersonic weapons and satellites in near space.
Russian Tanks Move to Afghan Border Ahead of Drills
The troops will practice tasks of ensuring "the territorial integrity of Central Asian states," the Defense Ministry said.
Russia Test Fires Tsirkon Hypersonic Cruise Missile
The Tsirkon is part of an arsenal of futuristic weapons which Moscow hopes will give it the edge in any arms race with the United States.
Russian Military to Make Putin’s Ukraine Opus Compulsory – RBC
Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reportedly personally ordered the 5,300-word opus to be added into the military-patriotic directorate’s curriculum.
tank or turtle?
Russian Military Tips Over 40-Ton Battle Tank
The T-80 tank is undoubtedly less effective upside-down.
Tajikistan Seeks Russia-Led Alliance’s Aid as Violence Builds on Afghan Border
The security situation along the remote, mountainous Afghan-Tajik border has deteriorated in recent weeks as U.S. forces quit the region.
Russia Wields S-400 Missile Systems in Response to U.S.-Led Black Sea Drills
Ukraine and 32 NATO members are carrying out the Sea Breeze 2021 drills involving 5,000 military personnel, 40 aircraft and 32 warships.
ready for take-off
Russia Deploys 'Invincible' Kinzhal Hypersonic Missile-Capable Jets for Syria War Games
The MiG-31Ks joined other warplanes and submarines in the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid U.S. and British presence in the region.
poking the bear
UK's PM Hits Back at Russian 'Bear' in Warship Row
"It was entirely right that we should vindicate the law and pursue freedom of navigation in the way that we did," Johnson said.
‘We Can Also Bomb Targets,’ Russia Warns After British Warship Encounter
Moscow said it fired warning shots and dropped bombs on the ship's path near the coast of annexed Crimea, a claim London denies.
Russian Military Developing ‘Chewing Gum’ Coronavirus Vaccine – RBC
The mucosal vaccine would be used in various treatment and prevention regimens, the Defense Ministry research unit said.
Russian Serviceman Killed, 3 Injured in Syria Blast
The soldiers had been on patrol in northern Syria when an improvised explosive device exploded near their vehicle.
no eye in the sky
Putin Exits Open Skies Treaty, Mirroring U.S. Departure
The pact allows members to conduct joint unarmed short-notice observation flights over each others' territories.
U.S. Tells Russia It Won’t Rejoin Open Skies Military Treaty – AP
Until Thursday the U.S. and Russia had said the pact could still be revived.
heart of the Arctic
Russia Asserts Presence in Arctic With Northern Military Base
Built on the ruins of an old Soviet site, Russia's "Arctic Trefoil" base is Moscow's key asset in the Arctic military race.
Russian Troops Block U.S. Military Convoy in Syria
Russia said it turned around six U.S. MRAP-type armored vehicles that drove “along an uncoordinated route and without prior notice.”
Putin Submits Open Skies Treaty Withdrawal Bill
The U.S. exited the Open Skies Treaty in November, citing Russian violations that Moscow denies.
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