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Russia Denies Reports of Soldiers Killed in Syria
Arab media reported that four Russian servicemen may have been killed by Turkish-backed rebels.
Russian Navy May Have Trained Whale Discovered in Norway, Specialists Say
The whale was found wearing a harness reportedly inscribed with the phrase “Equipment of St. Petersburg.”
Russia Drops Out of Top 5 Defense Spending Countries – Think Tank
Russia now ranks sixth in the world for defense spending, with $61.4 billion in expenditures in 2018 compared to $66.3 billion the year before.
Russia Says U.S. Able to Carry Out ‘Space Strikes’
Russia is responding to the perceived threat by arming its strategic offensive forces.
U.S. Envoy Warns Russia With ‘Warship Diplomacy’
Each of the two warships “represent 100,000 tons of international diplomacy,” the U.S. ambassador to Russia said.
Putin Unveils World's Longest Nuclear Submarine at Shipyard Ceremony
The submarine will be able to carry six underwater “Poseidon” drones.
Russia’s Fast-Growing ‘Youth Army’ Aims to Breed Loyalty to the Fatherland
The military-patriotic youth movement has almost half a million members.
Russia's Hypersonic Ballistic Missile and Laser System in Final Tests, Putin Says
Moscow says the ICBM can get through the United States’ defense shield and is capable of destroying an area the size of Texas.
Buying in bulk
India to Buy Over 450 Russian Tanks Worth $2Bln – Reports
The $1.93 billion contract is expected to be signed in “the next few months.”
Prosecutors Uncover $25M Fraud in Russia’s Space, Defense Corporations
Total corruption nearly doubled to $1 billion in 2018, according to the report.
Russian Plane Production Plummeted in 2018, Official Data Shows
U.S. sanctions have prevented Russian aircraft manufacturers from accessing sensitive U.S. national security-controlled parts.
Russian Warships Arrive in Philippines as Manila Distances Itself From U.S.
The Russian visit comes in the middle of U.S.-Philippine military drills involving 7,500 troops.
Video: Russia Stages Black Sea Missile Drills
Earlier this week, NATO announced plans to expand its surveillance in the Black Sea in support of Ukraine.
Kids' Camp on a Defense Base? How Russian Firms Masked Secret Military Work
On paper, the barracks have nothing to do with the Russian Defense Ministry.
Britain Scrambles Jets After Russian Bombers Approach U.K. Airspace
Two Russian Tupolev Tu-160 long-range bombers flew in international airspace off Britain's northeastern coast.
Russian Navy Escorts NATO Ships in Black Sea on Way to Ukraine
Dutch, Spanish, Canadian, Turkish, Romanian and Bulgarian frigates entered the Black Sea on Thursday.
Russia Invents Flying, Shooting Kalashnikov Rifle Drone
It has been described as both a “crazy-looking distraction” and a “terrifying vision of the future of warfare.”
Russian Defense Ministry to Create Film Studio for Military Movies
Russia's Defense Minister lamented the lack of films about the modern Russian army.
Militants Kill 3 Russian Soldiers in Syria Ambush, Defense Ministry Says
Estimates vary on the total number of Russians killed since Moscow intervened in Syria's civil war.
Kremlin Accuses U.S. of Stoking Tensions by Flying Bombers Near Its Borders
Russia intercepted a U.S. B-52 strategic bomber on Thursday.
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