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French-Russian tank project on hold due to Ukraine crisis

French-Russian tank project on hold due to Ukraine crisis

Renault Trucks Defense said Wednesday its project to develop an armored infantry fighting vehicle together with a Russian manufacturer is on hold due to the Ukraine crisis. “The project is on hold because of the political situation, but that is […]


NATO Takes Measures to Reinforce Collective Defense

NATO Takes Measures to Reinforce Collective Defense

NATO foreign ministers on Tuesday (1 April 2014) reaffirmed their commitment to enhance the Alliance’s collective defence, agreed to further support Ukraine and to suspend NATO’s practical cooperation with Russia. “NATO’s greatest responsibility is to protect and defend our territory […]


Komodo 2014 Naval Exercises Prove Beneficial for Russia

Komodo 2014 Naval Exercises Prove Beneficial for Russia

The 2014 Komodo multilateral naval exercises of 17 countries that are drawing to a close in Indonesian waters have been very useful to Russia, Mikhail Galuzin, the country’s envoy to Indonesia told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. “The exercise not only […]


NATO to Suspend Cooperation with Russia on Afghan Choppers, Training

NATO to Suspend Cooperation with Russia on Afghan Choppers, Training

NATO will suspend cooperation with Russia on the maintenance of Afghan helicopters and a joint anti-drug operation, a source in the alliance told RIA Novosti. Foreign chiefs of NATO’s 28 member states earlier froze “practical civilian and military cooperation” with […]


Is NATO Expansion to Blame for Crimean Crisis?

Is NATO Expansion to Blame for Crimean Crisis?

The West’s relations with Russia are at an historic low. This comes after years of NATO’s enlargement policy in Eastern Europe. Should the military alliance have acted more cautiously? Jamie Shea likes to reference knowledgeable people. In the context of […]


Current Status of Ukraine’s Ground Forces

Ukraine's Ground Forces

Having effectively annexed Crimea, Russia now threatens the territorial integrity of the rest of Ukraine. How are Ukraine’s ground forces configured to deal with the challenge? This map is the closest approximation of Ukrainian ground force (along with airborne and […]


Russia Moves to Scrap Black Sea Fleet Agreements with Ukraine

Russia Moves to Scrap Black Sea Fleet Agreements with Ukraine

Russia has begun preparations for terminating bilateral agreements with Ukraine related to the status and operation of the Black Sea Fleet, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday. The decision was made at a meeting of the country’s Security Council chaired by […]


CSA: Army watching Eastern Europe closely

CSA: Army watching Eastern Europe closely

The Army and NATO are watching “very carefully” the troop deployments and the exercises they’re doing in Russia, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. “I think it’s important for us that we operate within the NATO framework to […]


Beaten and demoralised, Ukraine soldiers sign up with Russia

Beaten and demoralised, Ukraine soldiers sign up with Russia

His eyes glazed and his step heavy, former Ukrainian soldier Sergei walks out of a naval office in Sevastopol after switching allegiance to the Russian army. He is one of many making the choice to stay on in Crimea where […]


 
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