For the first time ever, Russia parachute drops an armoured personnel carrier – with crew inside!
Russia has announced ambitious plans to build six new aircraft carrier battle groups, a move which could return Russia to the top ranks of naval powers.
Nikolai Makarov is the Russian armed forces’ new Chief of Staff, and he has a mandate to reform one of Europe’s most powerful, yet backward, militaries.
Amazing video footage of an (allegedly) Russian MiG shooting down a Georgian drone over Abkhazia.
Russia has written off Libya’s $4.6 billion debt in exchange for bilateral trade deals. The world’s attention has been on the arms deal, but lower profile deals are more valuable.
British RAF jets are intercepting Russian Tu-95 bombers once a week, at a cost of $12 million a year.
This weekend Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers violated Japanese airspace and then, in their most audacious flight for a fair few years, went on to ‘buzz’ the US Aircraft Carrier USS Nimitz. Not just once – twice.
In August 1939, just weeks before Hitler invaded Poland, the Soviet Union and Japan fought the largest tank battle the world had ever seen
Wow – Russia really is starting to strut its military stuff on the world stage again. Two Tu-95 bombers flew to the US island of Guam in the Pacific Ocean, paying a surprise visit...
Russia is to increase its military and intelligence spending again: “The situation in the world and internal political interests require the Foreign Intelligence Service to permanently increase its capabilities, primarily in the field of...