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Putin orders Russian military to beef up forces by 137,000

The presidential decree will boost the overall number of Russian military personnel to 2,039,758, including 1,150,628 troops

27 Aug 2022 1:02 PM

Russia hits Ukrainian cities, pours more troops into war

Russia was continuing to mount offensives at various locations in the east as its forces probe for weak points in the Ukrainian lines

20 Apr 2022 11:51 AM

Biden says India's stand on Ukraine 'somewhat shaky'

India has so far abstained from voting against Russia on any of the UN resolutions so far on the Ukraine conflict

23 Mar 2022 1:03 AM

Russia at 70 per cent of Ukraine military buildup: US Officials

The officials made no suggestion that a prospective conflict would involve the use of nuclear weapons

06 Feb 2022 11:31 AM

Manish Tewari | From Russia with love

According to information available in the public space, Russian forces are currently surrounding Ukraine from three sides

17 Jan 2022 2:42 AM


Beluga whale with Russian harness raises alarm in Norway

Wiig of Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries said 'Equipment St. Petersburg' was written on harness strap, which features mount for camera.

30 Apr 2019 12:36 PM

The scenario in Syria gets more dangerous

The bringing down of the Russian aircraft has created fresh uncertainties in the complex Syrian scenario.

03 Oct 2018 1:36 AM

Russia says US dropped phosphorus bombs over Syria, Pentagon denies

Human rights groups have said US-led coalition against Islamic State has used white phosphorous munitions over the course of Syria conflict.

10 Sep 2018 1:42 PM

Pakistani troops to undergo training at Russian institutes

Pakistan’s defence ties with Russia have moved past the bitter Cold War hostilities in recent years.

09 Aug 2018 2:44 AM

Russian military missile brought down flight MH17, say investigators

The Malaysian Airlines flight was blown out of the sky over conflict-wracked east Ukraine in 2014 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

24 May 2018 6:34 PM


‘No power can influence New Delhi’s defence plans’

Sources further said, “Our relationship with Russia is a very old, trusted and deep-rooted one.

18 May 2018 4:03 AM

Russia hints at providing advanced air defence systems to Syria

Col Gen Sergei Rudskoi said in a statement on Wednesday that Russia will supply Syria with 'new missile defence systems soon.'

25 Apr 2018 4:22 PM

India to try convincing US against Russia export ban

India is interested in acquiring the lethal S-400 missile systems from Russia.

25 Apr 2018 2:59 AM

Russia's missile tests force Baltic Sea and airspace to partly shut down

The Russian defence ministry said that its Baltic Fleet was preparing for routine training in the Baltic Sea, including live fire drills.

05 Apr 2018 12:58 PM

Chinese, Russian military to hold anti-missile drills in Beijing

China, along with Russia, has repeatedly expressed opposition to the THAAD deployment.

17 Nov 2017 6:57 PM


N Korea missile appeared to be 'medium-range' weapon, says Russia

A first ICBM test on July 4 triggered global alarm, with experts saying the missile had a theoretical range that could reach Alaska.

29 Jul 2017 11:51 AM

Russia to verify whether it killed IS leader after US-led coalition raises doubt

The Russian Defense Ministry claimed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a Russian strike in late May

16 Jun 2017 6:35 PM

Russia claims it has killed IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The ministry said the strike came as IS leaders gathered to discuss the group's withdrawal from Raqqa, the group's de facto capital.

16 Jun 2017 1:34 PM

Russia says US-led coalition colludes with ISIS in Syria

Col Gen Sergei Surovikin criticized US for trying to block Syrian government forces from taking control of the country's southern border.

09 Jun 2017 8:51 PM

Space: Trash in the heavens, but how to cart it off

Outer space is littered with pieces of junk the size of a football, marble or even flakes of paint.

16 Apr 2017 6:55 AM