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Azerbaijan's armed forces are carrying out strikes in the north part of Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenian Defense Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan said on Facebook.
"Turkish-made drones are being used," Stepanyan wrote. According to her, the enemy's aircraft operates at a distance, without entering the area covered by the Armenian air defense. "Air-to-ground long-range missiles are being used," the spokeswoman said.
The Armenian Defense Ministry also said that the pilots' conversation in …
Turkey is ready to provide military support to Azerbaijan in the conflict with Armenia, said Foreign Minister Mevlut Chavushoglu, reports Anadolu news agency.
"Turkey is ready to support Azerbaijan both at the negotiating table and on the battlefield," said the Turkish Foreign Minister.
Ankara sees the attack on Azerbaijan as an attack on Turkey, said Mehmet Mehdi Eker, deputy head of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).
The day before, Baku was supported by Turkish President …
On August 9, at 6 p.m., a plane carrying the family of Belarusian President Alexander Lukasnenko landed in Bodrum, Turkey, said Andrey Suzdaltsev, an assistant professor in the Department of World Economics and World Policy at the Russian National Research University of the Higher School of Economics.
According to Suzdaltsev, Lukashenko’s children and grandchildren were on board the plane.
"It's not for nothing. Lukashenko is madly afraid," the Russian newspaper Moscow Komsomolets quoted the …
Turkey continues to reduce purchases of Russian gas, and in August for the first time since the early 2000s Gazprom may not supply Turkish customers with a single cubic meter of fuel.
On July 27, for the second time in two months, gas flow through the Turkish Stream pipeline will be stopped, Interfax reports, citing the state-owned Turkish company Botas, which is the buyer of gas delivered through the pipeline launched in January.
The $7 billion pipeline will be down for two weeks - until …
On 16 July, an explosion occurred on a road between the town of Ad Darbasiyah and the city of Al-Hasaka in northeastern Syria. The Russian military and Asayish police were sent to the area to inspect the scene after the patrols were completed. At that moment there was a second explosion, reported the Telegram channel Directorate 4.
According to preliminary data, a makeshift UAV of pro-Turkish militia dropped an mortar shell. According to Kurdish media, three Russian servicemen, two Asaish …
Ukraine intends to purchase another batch of Turkish combat drones Bayraktar TB2.
According to the Turkish news agency Anadolu, the purchase of drones was discussed during the official visit of the Turkish Defense Minister to Kyiv. On July 10, during a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar, Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Taran reportedly announced Kyiv’s intention to purchase an additional batch of Turkish strike drones.
In 2019, Ukraine received six reconnaissance and strike …
A bomb was detonated on the way of a Russian patrol, several soldiers were wounded, reported the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria, as quoted by RBC news agency.
The patrol was carried out jointly with the Turkish military. The explosion occurred on the morning of July 14, at 8:20 Moscow time. The convoy was on the M-4 highway near the town of Ariha, in the southern part of the Idlib de-escalation zone.
A Russian armored personnel carrier was damaged in the explosion. The armored …
The Ukrainian Armed Forces conducted initial tests of the Turkish assault and reconnaissance drones Bayraktar TB2, near the city of Rivno.
In the initial exercise, the drone first conducted reconnaissance, then targeted an "enemy command-and-control vehicle" launching a MAM-L laser-guided bomb (a range of up to eight kilometers and a guided accuracy of up to one meter).
The Ukrainian publication Defense Express earlier reported that Turkish drones destroyed at least 23 Russian-made Pantsir-S1 …
Turkey is actively using Bayraktar TB series of combat drones in Libya. The technology for the drones was acquired from Israel, writes the Russian news agency FAN, noting that Israel, being surrounded by unfriendly Arab states, reached out to Turkey, the only ally in the region.
The article claims that the drones of the Bayraktar family are very similar to the drones manufactured in Israel. This includes both the appearance, components, and technical solutions used in the Israeli IAI Heron and …
Turkey has concluded an agreement with Russia for the delivery of the second batch of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, said the Undersecretary for Turkish Defense Industries İsmail Demir in an interview with the Turkish TV channel NTV.
According to him, Ankara and Moscow have reached an "agreement in principle" on the supply of the second batch of missile defense systems.
Demir noted that the agreement will soon be implemented, and "technical work remains to be carried out on the transfer …