Defence and Security

25.06.2020

New additions & battle-proven hardware on display as Russia marks 75th anniversary of Nazi defeat with military parade

The centrepiece of Russia’s rescheduled Victory Day celebrations, marking the historic defeat of Hitler's Germany 75 years ago, featured a show of military prowess both on the ground in Red Square and in the skies over Moscow.

Deferred from its traditional May 9 slot due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual event...

The centrepiece of Russia’s rescheduled Victory Day celebrations, marking the historic defeat of Hitler's Germany 75 years ago, featured a show of military prowess both on the ground in Red Square and in the skies over Moscow.

Deferred from its traditional May 9 slot due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual event...

25.06.2020

At Victory Day parade, Putin calls for new global security system

As Moscow marked the 75th anniversary of Soviet Russia’s victory over Nazi Germany, Vladimir Putin reiterated that the country is willing to cooperate in building a common global defense architecture.

The president used Wednesday’s event to emphasize that Russians will never forget the Allied forces’ contribution to the defeat of Hitler...

As Moscow marked the 75th anniversary of Soviet Russia’s victory over Nazi Germany, Vladimir Putin reiterated that the country is willing to cooperate in building a common global defense architecture.

The president used Wednesday’s event to emphasize that Russians will never forget the Allied forces’ contribution to the defeat of Hitler...

09.06.2020

NATO could target Russia from the Arctic

Russia’s Northern Fleet is practicing defense activities as another NATO ship has appeared near the Russian coast. This time, the French frigate Aquitaine has entered the Barents Sea. This is the NATO naval forces’ second visit to Russia’s Arctic border since the beginning of the year.

In early May, a NATO...

Russia’s Northern Fleet is practicing defense activities as another NATO ship has appeared near the Russian coast. This time, the French frigate Aquitaine has entered the Barents Sea. This is the NATO naval forces’ second visit to Russia’s Arctic border since the beginning of the year.

In early May, a NATO...

09.06.2020

Armenian National Security Service, Army General Staff heads resign

Armenia’s Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Artak Davtyan and Head of the National Security Service Eduard Martirosyan have resigned from their posts, the Armenian media reported on June 8.

Davtyan's resignation has to do with the large wedding ceremony held for his son on June 7 despite the ban...

Armenia’s Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Artak Davtyan and Head of the National Security Service Eduard Martirosyan have resigned from their posts, the Armenian media reported on June 8.

Davtyan's resignation has to do with the large wedding ceremony held for his son on June 7 despite the ban...