Tag: Russian armed forces

Syria shot 7 of 8 Israeli missiles, Russian military says

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MOSCOW — Syria's air defense forces shot down seven out of eight missiles launched by Israeli warplanes during a raid that targeted the Syrian...

Russia reports successful test launch of hypersonic missile

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MOSCOW — The Russian military reported another successful test launch of a new Zircon hypersonic cruise missile on Monday. ...

Russian military aircraft help fight wildfires in Siberia

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MOSCOW — The Russian military has used its heavy-lift transport planes to help douse wildfires in Siberia, the Defense Ministry said Saturday. ...

Russia against US troops in Central Asia near Afghanistan

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MOSCOW — Russia has strongly warned the United States against deploying its troops in the former Soviet Central Asian nations following their withdrawal from...

Russia conducts drills involving nuclear-capable bombers

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MOSCOW — Russia's air force has conducted drills involving its nuclear-capable strategic bombers, the military said Thursday. ...

NSA discloses hacking methods it says are used by Russia

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WASHINGTON — U.S. and British agencies disclosed on Thursday details of methods they say have been used by Russian intelligence to break into the...

Russia denies its personnel in CAR involved in killings

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MOSCOW — The Kremlin on Monday strongly rejected the claims that Russian military instructors in the Central African Republic have been involved in killing...

Russia launches Mediterranean drills amid rift with Britain

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MOSCOW — The Russian military on Friday launched sweeping maneuvers in the Mediterranean Sea featuring warplanes capable of carrying hypersonic missiles, a show of...

West and Russia clash over Russian mercenaries in CAR

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UNITED NATIONS — The United States, Britain and France accused Russian mercenaries on Wednesday of operating alongside Central African Republic forces and committing human...

3 servicemen dead in Russian helicopter crash

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MOSCOW — Russia‚Äôs National Guard said three of its members died Thursday evening when a helicopter crashed during a training flight south of St....