Tag: Russian armed forces

Russia’s northernmost base projects its power across Arctic

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NAGURSKOYE, Russia — During the Cold War, Russia's Nagurskoye airbase was little more than a runway, a weather station and a communications outpost in...

Ex-Army Green Beret to be sentenced for Russian espionage

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A former Army Green Beret who admitted divulging military secrets to Russia over a 15-year period is scheduled to be sentenced...

Armenia asks for Russian help amid tensions with Azerbaijan

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YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia's prime minister said Friday he has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for military assistance amid simmering tensions with Azerbaijan in...

Ukraine’s leader marks end of WWII in village near Russia

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KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine‚Äôs president marked the anniversary of World War II's end in Europe by visiting a village along the Russian border, where...

Ukraine says 2 soldiers killed in east amid Russia tensions

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KYIV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian military said Friday two soldiers were killed and another was wounded under fire from Russia-backed separatist rebels in the...

Russian military says its troops back to bases after buildup

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MOSCOW — The Russian military said Thursday that its troops have returned to their permanent bases after concluding massive drills near Ukraine that alarmed...

Russian military intervenes to halt clashes in Syrian city

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MOSCOW — Russian military police have been deployed to a city in northeastern Syria to halt clashes between Kurdish forces and Syrian government-allied fighters,...

Russian troops start pulling back from Ukrainian border

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MOSCOW — Russian troops began pulling back to their permanent bases Friday after a massive buildup that caused Ukrainian and Western concerns. ...

Russia holds major drills in Crimea amid Ukraine tensions

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MOSCOW — The Russian military on Thursday conducted massive drills in Crimea involving dozens of navy ships, hundreds of warplanes and thousands of troops...

Ukraine adopts military reservist law amid Russia tensions

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KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has signed a law allowing to call up reservists for military service without announcing a mobilization, his...