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A representative office of the Russian Military Department is established under the Ministry of National Defense and Restructuring of the Army of the Central African Republic (CAR), as reported on the Kremlin’s website.
The representative office, which consists of five people, will be financed by Russian side.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered to send a group of 30 Russian soldiers to Central Africa. Before that, he said that Russia is interested in cooperation with African …
The commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces, Sergei Karakayev said that Russian Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) started receiving Avangard missile systems, which will be on combat duty by the end of the year, reports RIA Novosti.
"The commissioning of stationary and mobile Yars and Avangard missile systems of the fifth generation continues as well as their setting for the combat duty," said Karakayev.
According to the commander, the Missile Division in the Orenburg region has …
In 2019 Russia will finish establishing the Liana radar surveillance system, which will give it coverage of the entire planet, the Russian Defense Ministry told Izvestia.
According to Russian media, two Pion-NKS satellites are scheduled to be launched into orbit before January 1, 2020. In conjunction with a pair of Lotos-s satellites, they will reportedly enable “the Russian General Staff to observe even small objects throughout the world”.
With its satellites orbiting at an altitude of 100 …
The Russian Ministry of Defense plans to build two nuclear submarines, which will carry cruise missiles. New submarines are scheduled to be delivered after 2027.
“The military department is considering creating two more Boreis (Borei-class submarines), equipped with long-range cruise missiles instead of ballistic ones,” writes TASS, citing a source in the Russian defense industry. Agency’s informer did not specify the submarine’s characteristics.
At the moment, the final decision regarding …
Desperate to find contractors for its major construction projects, the Russian government has even turned to the army.
At the sidelines of the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum, Sholban Kara-ool, Chairman of the Tuva Republic (a Federal subject of Russia), told the Russian news agency RBC that the Kyzyl – Kuragino – China railway line will be built by soldiers.
For Tuva, the poorest region of Russia, where the GDP per capita is only half the national average, the railway line will become the first …
The airstrikes of Russian fighters in areas of Idlib have killed ten and wounded 28 civilians, reported Turkey's TRT news agency with reference to Syrian Civil Defense Forces (the White Helmets).
According to observers, “five Russian fighter jets that took off from the Khmeimin Air Base in the Latakia Governorate, struck villages and districts of Iblib”.
It is noted that residential areas in the de-escalation zone, in particular, Khan Shaykhun and the towns of Al-Fu’ah and Kefriya in the …
The Russian Defense Ministry has begun to the first stage of developing a multi-service telecommunication network, which will be the basis for the Russian autonomous internet or RuNet, Zn.ua reports.
According to the Ministry, the first phase will be finished by the end of the current year and the network will be fully operational by 2021. The Ministry plans to lay fiber-optic cable through the Arctic.
The Ministry’s own search engine, cyber action log and user identification system are …
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu stated at a meeting of the State’s Duma Committee on Defense that Russia strengthened its military presence in annexed Crimea to provide security for the peninsula, TASS reports.
“Our military position has been strengthened in the Crimea. We maintain the territorial security of the peninsula and the interests of Russia in the Black Sea,” said Shoygu. He recalled that the Operational Command was also created in the far maritime zone. It controls ships that …
The Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, the first Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation and Army General, Valery Gerasimov, announced at a conference on the development of the military strategy that the Pentagon has begun to develop a new warfare strategy called the Trojan Horse. According to Gerasimov, the essence of this strategy lies in the active use of the "fifth column" protest potential in order to destabilize the situation in the enemy state while …
Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov and its accompanying ships have entered the English Channel, TASS reports, citing the press service of the Russian Northern Fleet.
The frigate is accompanied by the multifunctional logistics support vessel Elbrus, the rescue tug Nikolai Chiker and Kama sea tanker. Before leaving the North Sea, the frigate and ships underwent communication practice and coordinated the procedures of passing through narrow channels. The squad is wrapping up a long journey from the …