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Two Russians convicted of treason over missile data

Two Russians convicted of treason over missile data

Russia on Wednesday sentenced two professors from an engineering university to 12.5 and 12 years for handing over information about a new intercontinental missile to China, an official said. “Yevgeny Afanasyev was sentenced to 12.5 years for treason, and Svyatoslav […]


Exercises demonstrate Global Strike flexibility, capability

Exercises demonstrate Global Strike flexibility, capability

Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen participated in two major exercises this month, demonstrating the command’s flexibility and global reach while testing its tactics, techniques and procedures. Airmen from the 2nd Bomb Wing’s 20th and 96th Bomb Squadrons teamed with […]


Russia resists pleas to help remove Assad

Russia resists pleas to help remove Assad

Russia resisted Western pleas to help remove Syria’s President Bashar Assad from power despite escalating hostilities that have battered a UN peace mission. “We believe that nobody has the right to decide for other nations who should be in power […]


Anti-Missile Radar in South Russia To Go on Combat Duty by Yearend

Anti-Missile Radar in South Russia To Go on Combat Duty by Yearend

A new-generation Voronezh-DM class anti-missile radar will enter combat duty near the town of Armavir in Russia’s southern Krasnodar region around the end of the year, the Russian Aerospace Defense Forces commander, Oleg Ostapenko, said on Tuesday. “The [radar] station […]


Moscow Denies Sending Warship to Syria

Moscow Denies Sending Warship to Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry denied on Tuesday media reports that it is sending a warship from the Baltic Sea Fleet to Syria and it also dismissed reports of upcoming foreign military exercises in the Middle Eastern country. Media reports said […]


Russia Resupplying Base in Syria, DOD Spokesman Says

Russia Resupplying Base in Syria, DOD Spokesman Says

A Russian cargo ship reportedly carrying attack helicopters to Syria turned back today when its British insurer canceled coverage, but a Defense Department spokesman said three other Russian vessels will carry supplies and possibly troops to the Russian naval base […]


Iran, world powers go down to wire in nuclear talks

Iran, world powers go down to wire in nuclear talks

Iran and world powers on Tuesday return for what could be the last day of so far stormy negotiations aimed at putting a peaceful halt to the Islamic Republic’s disputed nuclear drive. Western officials said their patience was running out […]


Russian Air Force to Get 10 MiG-31BMs This Year

Russian Air Force to Get 10 MiG-31BMs This Year

The Russian Air Force’s Central Military District will receive its first ten modernized MiG-31BM interceptors this year, the District’s press service said on Monday. “The air forces of the Central Military District will take delivery of 10 MiG-31BM fighter-interceptors and […]


Russia Rejects Media Reports of Sending Warship to Syria

Russia Rejects Media Reports of Sending Warship to Syria

The media reports that a large Russian amphibious ship carrying weapons and troops was en route to Syria are false, a source in the Russian Black Sea Fleet told RIA Novosti on Sunday. “The ship is in the state of […]


 
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