Contents tagged with National Guard

  • Ukrainian court gives four years to National Guard employee recruited by Russia

    The Solomianskyi District Court of Kyiv has found a National Guard technician-operator who transmitted classified information to Russia guilty of high treason, and has sentenced her to 4 years in prison, reported the press service of the Security Services of Ukraine (SBU).

    "This woman visited her sister in the Russian Federation in the summer of 2016. During the time of her visit, she was recruited by Russian Special Services. She even had had two pseudonyms, as she has affirmed; they were ‘45 …

  • Russia to create naval brigade to defend Kerch Strait Bridge

    Russia intends to create a special naval brigade to ensure the safety of the Kerch Strait Bridge which is currently under construction, Russian National Guard Chief Viktor Zolotov said on October 25 during “government hour” in the Federation Council.

    According to him, the naval brigade will be formed by the National Guard.

    “In order to deal with the tasks assigned to the Russian National Guard to ensure the safety of the bridge crossing across the Kerch strait, a new naval brigade unit will …

  • Russian National Guard will not only operate in Russia, but also abroad

    The Russian National Guard will not only be able to ensure Russia’s security within the country, but also beyond its borders, as stated by the first deputy director of the Russian National Guard, Sergey Melikov at a reception for graduating officers, reported Russian news agency TASS.

    “As of today, troops of the National Guard, by the president's decision, and unlike domestic troops, will have the opportunity to function outside our country. Such work can be given to the troops, hence, the …

  • Media: One of the victims of the persecution of homosexuals in Chechnya was a member of the Russian National Guard

    One of the victims of the mass persecution of homosexuals in Chechnya was a serviceman of National Guard of the Russian Federation (Rosgvardia), as reported by Novaya Gazeta citing unnamed sources.

    "We provided new information to the investigation in order to verify the four victims who were residents of Chechnya. Three of whom, according to our information, were killed in on the suspicion of homosexual orientation (among them - an employee of the National Guard)," the report says.

    According …

  • A Russian national guard unit was attacked in Chechnya

    Russia’s TASS news agency reported, citing the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAK) of Russia’s FSB, that a National Guard unit stationed in the Naursky District of the Chechen Republic was attacked by militants.

    According to FSB, six National Guard soldiers were killed. "There are also wounded soldiers," FSB representatives reported.

    The NAK indicated that on Friday morning at approximately 2:30 am, a group of six militants attacked a National Guard unit in a rural area of Naurskaya in …