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Russia Starts Large-Scale Communications Drills in 9 Regions

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Units of Russia’s signals troops began on Monday large-scale communications field exercises in nine regions of the Eastern Military District, the district’s press service said. “The drills envision the use of advanced relay broadcast stations, mobile video-conferencing systems, modern radio […]


Pakistan to Buy Russian Mi-35 Helicopter Gunships

Pakistan to Buy Russian Mi-35 Helicopter Gunships

Pakistan would like to expand military technical cooperation with Russia by purchasing Russian Mi-35 helicopter gunships, Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain told Sputnik. “Pakistan would like to procure a variety of Russian military hardware,” Hussain said. The president specified that at […]


Russia flexes muscles with Arctic military drills

Russia flexes muscles with Arctic military drills

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a drill of some 38,000 troops in the Arctic as part of a major show of strength amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. Putin put the Northern Fleet on full combat readiness […]


Defence firm wants damages from Germany over blocked Russia contract

Defence firm wants damages from Germany over blocked Russia contract

Defence technology and auto parts group Rheinmetall has demanded 120 million euros in damages from the German government after Berlin blocked a major contract with Russia over the Ukraine conflict, reports said Friday. The contract signed in June 2011 and […]


France’s second Russian-bought warship tested at sea

France’s second Russian-bought warship tested at sea

The second of two French Mistral warships whose delivery to Russia has been suspended due to violence in east Ukraine began its first open sea outing Monday, AFP journalists observed. The Sebastopol was eased from its Saint-Nazaire port in western […]


Germany Again Warns Against Lethal Weaponry for Ukraine

Germany Again Warns Against Lethal Weaponry for Ukraine

Germany’s top diplomat has warned against supplying Ukraine with lethal weaponry in its fight against pro-Russian separatists, saying such a move could trigger a “dangerous, permanent escalation” of the crisis facing Kyiv and Moscow. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke Thursday […]


Germany warns of ‘dangerous’ consequences to arming Ukraine

Germany warns of ‘dangerous’ consequences to arming Ukraine

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday argued against arming Ukraine during a trip to Washington where support is growing for delivering weapons to help Kiev battle pro-Russian separatists. “I understand that many of you are calling for a more […]


Russian troops launch mass drills close to Ukraine

Russian troops launch mass drills close to Ukraine

Russia launched major military exercises Thursday, with thousands of troops taking part in war games across the country, including in the annexed Crimean peninsula and southern regions near Ukraine. More than 8,000 ground troops began drills set to last until […]


Poland seeking submarine-launched cruise missiles

Poland seeking submarine-launched cruise missiles

Poland is seeking advanced cruise missiles to equip three new submarines it wants to acquire by 2030, the NATO member’s minister of defence said Thursday. Tomasz Siemoniak confirmed on Polish public radio that Poland had asked the United States about […]


 
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