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Sep 19, 2018
Vladimir Putin attributes shooting down of Russian plane off Syrian coast to 'chain of tragic events'Vladimir Putin's comments appeared to somewhat defuse a possible crisis after Russia's Defence Ministry accused Israel of indirectly causing the incident.
Sep 10, 2018
Russia to launch largest military drill on 11 September; 300,000 troops, including China and Mongolia, to participatePresident Vladimir Putin is expected to attend Vostok 2018 after hosting an economic forum in Russia's far eastern city Vladivostok, where his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping is one of the star guests.
Aug 29, 2018
Russia to hold its biggest war games since fall of Soviet Union; exercise will include Chinese, Mongolian armiesThe exercise, called Vostok-2018 (East-2018), will take place in central and eastern Russian military districts and involve almost 300,000 troops, more than 1,000 military aircraft, two of Russia’s naval fleets, and all of its airborne units, Shoigu said in a statement.
Aug 13, 2017
Fall of Islamic State: Russia says Syrian government has doubled territory it controls in two monthsRussian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu says the Syrian government has increased the size of the territory under its control by 2 1/2 times in just two months.
Jul 02, 2017
Turkish president Erdogan holds talks with Russian defence chief amid border tensions in SyriaTurkey and Russia were long at loggerheads over the Syrian conflict, with Ankara seeking the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad and Moscow remaining his chief international ally
Apr 26, 2017
Russia says US airstrike on Syria damages prospects of peace settlementRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the airstrike that the United States launched at a Syrian military base earlier this month damages the prospects of a political settlement for the war-torn country.
Oct 27, 2016
From all-weather to utilitarian, Russia and India have shaken off Cold War bonhomieCaught between a crink of history and limitations of geography, the partnership between India and Russia is moving away from an all-weather alliance to a more utilitarian one
Jul 28, 2016
Syria: Assad government offering amnesty to armed rebels in exchange for surrenderSyrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday offered an amnesty to armed rebels battling his forces if they surrender, the official SANA news agency reported
Nov 25, 2015
Second pilot of downed Russian warplane rescued, 'alive and well' in SyriaRussian and Syrian special forces have freed the second pilot of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey and he is now at a Russian air base in Syria, the defence minister said Wednesday.
Apr 17, 2015
Will the Pakistan-Russia military exercise make New Delhi-Moscow ties sour?On the emotional plane of bilateral relations, India may act like a possessive spouse and howl at Russia being wooed by a new suitor, Pakistan. A discernible chill has set in Indo-Russian relations.