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Castro regrets moves in 1962 missile crisis

Castro regrets moves in 1962 missile crisis

Washington: Former Cuban president Fidel Castro now regrets the actions leading up to the 1962 missile crisis with the United States, according to an interview with a US magazine. Asked about his recommendation at the time that the Soviet Union […]


Russia boosts military cooperation with Israel

Russia boosts military cooperation with Israel

Moscow: The defence ministers of Russia and Israel on Monday signed an agreement on military cooperation, hailing the unity between Moscow and the Jewish state. “We have signed a long-term agreement on military cooperation,” said Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov […]


Ex-USSR awash in radioactive ‘dirty bomb’ substances

Ex-USSR awash in radioactive ‘dirty bomb’ substances

Moscow: It has been of one of Europe’s worst nightmares: traffickers obtaining highly-radioactive materials on the loose in the former Soviet Union with the help of corrupt officials and passing them on to rogue groups looking to make a dirty […]


Russia’s Newest Nuclear Submarine Starts Sea Trials

Russia’s Newest Nuclear Submarine Starts Sea Trials

Moscow, Russia: Russia’s newest strategic nuclear-powered submarine, the Borey-class Yury Dolgoruky, started a series of sea trials in the White Sea, the Sevmash shipyard said on Thursday. The trials are part of the manufacturer’s test program and depending on their […]


Russia S-400, S-500 Air Defense Systems to Moscow, Central Economic Region

Russia S-400, S-500 Air Defense Systems to Moscow, Central Economic Region

Moscow, Russia: The Air Defense System of Moscow and the Russian Central Economic region will receive new weapons, including prestigious S-400 and S-500 air defense systems, Air Force Commander Colonel General Alexander Zelin said on Saturday. “We have Air Defense […]


Russia To Hold Competition To Choose New Navy Corvette

Russia To Hold Competition To Choose New Navy Corvette

Moscow, Russia:The Russian Defense Ministry will hold a competition in September to select a new corvette for the Navy to replace the Project 20380 model, a business daily has said, citing sources from the shipbuilding market. The competition should produce […]


Russia extends military presence in Armenia

Russia extends military presence in Armenia

Yerevan: Armenia and Russia signed a deal Friday extending the presence of Russian forces in the ex-Soviet republic by decades, bolstering Moscow’s military clout in the strategic South Caucasus region. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sarkisian […]


Russia deploys air defence missiles in Abkhazia: general

Russia deploys air defence missiles in Abkhazia: general

MOSCOW: Russia announced Wednesday it had deployed a missile battery in Georgia’s pro-Moscow rebel region of Abkhazia, infuriating its arch foes in Tbilisi some two years after they fought a brief war. “We have deployed the S-300 system on the […]


Burning Russia battles to defend nuclear sites

Burning Russia battles to defend nuclear sites

MOSCOW: Russia fought a deadly battle Tuesday to prevent wildfires from engulfing key nuclear sites as Prime Minister Vladimir Putin took to the air in a water-bombing plane to join the firefighting effort. Two soldiers were killed by blazing trees […]


 
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