Russian Defense Ministry has taken account of the Pentagon’s decision to suspend all the military contacts between the US and Russia, Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov told reporters Tuesday. 130 more words
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Russian Strategic Missile Troops effectuated a successful test launch of an RS-12M Topol missile from the Kapustin Yar testing ground in the southern Astrakhan region. The launch took place at 22:10 Moscow Standard Time (GMT + 4 hrs) Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry’s information service said.
Warships of the Baltic Fleet which participated in surprise military exercises of forces from Western and Central Military Districts came back to their permanent bases on Wednesday, head of the information support department of the press service of the Western Military District for the Baltic Fleet Captain 2nd Rank Vladimir Matveyev told Itar-Tass. 57 more words
Russia is planning to carry out two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles this month in addition to Tuesday’s successful launch, the Kazakh military said.
“On February 19, the Kazakh Defense Ministry received a request for permission to carry out three test launches in March. 52 more words
Marines of Russia’s Baltic and Northern fleets boarded large landing ships, the Defence Ministry press service told Itar-Tass.
At the same time, groups of the Pskov airborne troops were moving to an airfield to board aircraft to go to planned areas. 104 more words
Moscow has informed the North Atlantic Alliance of the surprise inspection of the Russian troops in the Western and Central Military Districts that started on Wednesday, February 26, Russian Permanent Representative to NATO Alexander Grushko told ITAR-TASS. 207 more words