Russian military stops issuing soldiers with cigarettes, offers candy instead

Russian military stops issuing soldiers with cigarettes, offers candy instead

30 Jul, 03:37 PM 399 comments

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Colonel General Dmitry Bulgakov has announced that the Defense Ministry will no longer purchase cigarettes for soldiers.

Russia and Iran hold joint military exercises - report Russia and Iran hold joint military exercises - report

29 Jul, 05:26 PM 273 comments

Russia is joining up with Iran for joint naval exercises for the first time ever, according to Israeli media.

Russia tests nuclear submarine 9 months after failed sea trial Russia tests nuclear submarine 9 months after failed sea trial

27 Jul, 04:14 PM 150 comments

Russia has successfully tested a nuclear submarine nine months after 20 sailors were killed during a failed sea trial.

Russian Navy boss acknowledges breaching Russian-Ukrainian Black Sea agreement Russian Navy boss acknowledges breaching Russian-Ukrainian Black Sea agreement

26 Jul, 07:26 PM 125 comments

Russia admitted to having violated Ukrainian law by trying to transport cruise missiles outside its Black Sea naval base of Sevastopol, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported. Those responsible will be severely punished, Russian naval command promised

Venezuela needs more Russian weapons - Chavez Venezuela needs more Russian weapons - Chavez

24 Jul, 10:24 PM 113 comments

Venezuela is set on getting more Russian weapons, as it still needs to improve its military power, President Chavez says.

Top Russian ICBMs designer resigns after 6 failed launches Top Russian ICBMs designer resigns after 6 failed launches

22 Jul, 03:22 PM 96 comments

The head of an institute developing a sea-based version of Russia's newest strategic missile has quit following repeated failures of the weapon in testing.

Russia and China hold joint exercises Russia and China hold joint exercises

22 Jul, 10:08 PM 110 comments

Russia and China have launched massive joint military drills aimed at fighting terrorism and ethnic separatism.

Russia-China drill continues despite aircraft crash that kills 2 Russia-China drill continues despite aircraft crash that kills 2

21 Jul, 10:39 PM 98 comments

A Chinese military aircraft crashed Sunday during preparations for a joint exercise with Russia. Both pilots of China's FBC-1 Flying Leopard are believed to have died during the crash at a training base.



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