Putin hails Russian military prowess — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Putin hails Russian military prowess — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link New and sophisticated weaponry is helping the military grow stronger and more capable, the Russian leader said Moscow’s plans to deploy new, advanced weaponry, first revealed in 2018, have been realized or are in completion phases, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a keynote speech on Thursday. Russian troops have already used the […]

Military cooperation with Russia strengthens security – African nation’s foreign minister — RT Africa

Military cooperation with Russia strengthens security – African nation’s foreign minister — RT Africa

Source link Mali’s army “has the opportunity to defend its territory” and the nation needs to continue to work with Moscow, Abdoulaye Diop has said Military cooperation with Moscow has helped strengthen the security of Mali, Abdoulaye Diop, the foreign minister of the West African state, announced during a press conference on Wednesday. After talks […]

Moscow could recognize Ukraine’s military as a terrorist organization – diplomat — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Moscow could recognize Ukraine’s military as a terrorist organization – diplomat — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link It makes no sense to forgive Kiev’s troops and security agencies for their crimes, a Russian foreign ministry official has said The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that it’s appropriate to designate the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), the Ukrainian military intelligence directorate (GUR) and the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) as terrorist organizations, […]

Russian military confirms destruction of Ukrainian Abrams tank — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Russian military confirms destruction of Ukrainian Abrams tank — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The first US-made armored vehicle supplied to Kiev was destroyed near the recently liberated Donbass town of Avdeevka The Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed that the first-ever Ukrainian M1 Abrams tank supplied by the US has been destroyed. The vehicle was taken out near the Russian town of Avdeevka in Donbass as Moscow’s […]

Moscow estimates Kiev’s military losses — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Moscow estimates Kiev’s military losses — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Ukraine has suffered over 444,000 casualties in two years, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has claimed Kiev has lost over 444,000 troops in two years of hostilities against Moscow, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu estimated on Tuesday. Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said last week that his side recorded some 31,000 fatalities in the two […]

US Senate adviser investigated over Ukrainian military links – NYT — RT World News

US Senate adviser investigated over Ukrainian military links – NYT — RT World News

Source link The Helsinki Commission staffer has made seven trips to Ukraine, bringing $30,000 in sniper equipment at one point A senior staffer at the US Congress is facing an ethics probe over a public speech in which he boasted of delivering sniper scopes to the Ukrainian army, the New York Times reported on Monday. […]

Russian military makes new gains in Donbass — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Russian military makes new gains in Donbass — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Moscow’s forces have liberated the village of Lastochkino, continuing their advance westward from the key town of Avdeevka The Russian Defense Ministry has announced the liberation of the village of Lastochkino in Donbass. The settlement is located to the west of Avdeevka, a major former stronghold of the Ukrainian military which was captured […]

Kiev demanded ‘victory plan’ from military with no resources – Zaluzhny adviser — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Kiev demanded ‘victory plan’ from military with no resources – Zaluzhny adviser — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Civilian officials did not tell the army how many soldiers and weapons it would receive, Viktor Nazarov has said The Ukrainian government wanted the military to figure out how Kiev could defeat Russia but failed to provide data on what resources it had to achieve that goal, an adviser to former Ukrainian commander-in-chief […]

Putin marks major Russian military holiday (VIDEO) — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Putin marks major Russian military holiday (VIDEO) — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The president laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, a tradition honoring ‘Defender of the Fatherland Day’ Russian President Vladimir Putin attended a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow on Saturday to celebrate ‘Defender of the Fatherland Day’ – a major national holiday dedicated […]

Ukraine military aid delayed over NATO funding row – media  — RT World News

Ukraine military aid delayed over NATO funding row – media  — RT World News

Source link Bulgaria vowed to provide 100 Soviet-era armored personnel carriers to Kiev months ago A Bulgarian pledge to deliver 100 Soviet-era BTR-60 armored personnel carriers to Ukraine is facing delays over Sofia’s request for NATO to pay the transportation costs, Euractiv reported on Tuesday. The Bulgarian parliament authorized the transfer of the vehicles last […]

Germany sending subpar military hardware to Ukraine – Bild — RT World News

Germany sending subpar military hardware to Ukraine – Bild — RT World News

Source link FFG Armored Personnel Carriers can reportedly only withstand small arms fire and were also purchased at triple the usual price Germany has provided Ukraine with dozens of armored personnel carriers that are unfit for battlefield service, Bild has reported. The media outlet also claims that Berlin paid way over the odds for the […]

US and allies trying to avoid Ukrainian military collapse – Politico — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

US and allies trying to avoid Ukrainian military collapse – Politico — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Kiev’s worsening prospects on the battlefield and uncertainty over new funding have dominated the Munich Security Conference The Ukrainian military’s worsening prospects on the battlefield have prompted Western officials to call for more US military aid at the Munich Security Conference, Politico reported on Sunday. American lawmakers failed to approve additional funding of […]

Germany could hike military spending – defense minister — RT World News

Germany could hike military spending – defense minister — RT World News

Source link NATO allies, most notably the US under Donald Trump, have repeatedly criticized Berlin for failing to pull its weight Germany could ramp up its defense spending to as high as 3.5% of GDP, Defense Minister Boris Pistorius has said. However, he did voice certain doubts regarding Berlin’s ability to keep military expenditure at […]