Kaliningrad

Russia to launch new military airfield in Kaliningrad

After the completion of the reconstruction, the airfield`s runway will be able to receive aircraft of any class, according to the statement.

Oct 08, 2017, 06:58 AM IST
Helicopter mistakenly fires on parked vehicles in Russia war games: Media

Helicopter mistakenly fires on parked vehicles in Russia war games: Media

A military helicopter on a rural training exercise in western Russia mistakenly fired rockets at a group of parked vehicles, knocking at least one person to the ground, footage posted by Russian news sites and on social media showed.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

China warships conduct live fire drills in Mediterranean Sea

The defence ministry says the destroyer Hefei, frigate Yuncheng and support ship Luomahu took part in Monday's drills involving the ship's deck guns and small arms.

Jul 12, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
Remains of soldiers killed in WW II found in Russian World Cup stadium

Remains of soldiers killed in WW II found in Russian World Cup stadium

A bunker with the remains of Soviet soldiers killed in World War II has been found in Volgograd -- formerly Stalingrad -- during the construction of a stadium to host matches of the FIFA World Cup in 2018.

Jul 02, 2015, 21:07 PM IST
Capacity of 2018 soccer World Cup final venue to be cut by 8,000

Capacity of 2018 soccer World Cup final venue to be cut by 8,000

The Russian government has decided to cut the capacity of the Luzhniki stadium, which will hold the final of the 2018 World Cup, by 8,000 to 81,000.

Apr 18, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Poland to build watch towers at Russia's Kaliningrad border

Poland will build six watchtowers to survey its 200-kilometre-long border with the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, the police said on Tuesday.

Apr 07, 2015, 02:28 AM IST

Work starts on Russian Navy's landing vessel Pyotr Morgunov

 Work has started on Russian Navy`s latest landing vessel, Pyotr Morgunov, media reported.

Dec 05, 2014, 10:59 AM IST

Russia rechecks 2018 FIFA World Cup stadiums

Three Russian cities are rechecking their existing and prospective stadiums for 2018 FIFA World Cup after the governing body of international football hinted it may cut the number of arenas.

Jul 17, 2014, 08:44 AM IST

Russia to spend $19.5 bn for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Russia plans to spend around $19.5 billion for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the majority of the money will be spent towards building 12 stadiums and other relevant infrastructure in the 11 host cities.

Jul 14, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

Russian Navy conducts training exercises

Over 3,500 Russian naval infantry and coastal forces participated in unscheduled tactical exercises.

Mar 04, 2014, 02:01 AM IST

Russian-built guided missile warship inducted into Navy

In a boost to its naval prowess, India on Saturday inducted a Russian-built guided missile warship into the Navy at a shipyard in Kaliningrad there.

Jun 30, 2013, 00:35 AM IST

Russia freezes missile plans in Kaliningrad: Report

In response to US President Barack Obama’s decision to scrap plans for a missile shield in Central Europe, Russia on Friday reportedly suspended plans to position short-range missiles in Kaliningrad.

Sep 18, 2009, 15:47 PM IST