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Russian Navy to add three landing vessels in 2015: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:04

The Russian navy will add three new large landing ships next year to the 19 already in service, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

Russia Navy to have permanent fleet in Mediterranean

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 11:00

The Russian Navy will station a permanent task force in the Mediterranean Sea, Admiral Viktor Chirkov said.

Russian Navy to get latest N-sub

Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012, 12:28

Yury Dolgoruky, Russia`s latest ballistic missile nuclear submarine, will be put into service with the navy Sunday.

Russia: Three crew killed in Navy plane crash

Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 10:07

Russia`s Defense Ministry says that one of its planes has crashed near its Black Sea base in Ukraine, killing three of its four crewmen.

Medvedev replaces Russian Navy commander

Last Updated: Monday, May 07, 2012, 08:59

Outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has now appointed Vice-Admiral Viktor Chirkov for the position.

Russia to boost Navy over US missile plans

Last Updated: Thursday, January 21, 2010, 16:10

Russia`s Navy will strengthen its Baltic fleet in response to US plans to deploy Patriot missiles in Poland, Russia`s state RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing an unnamed senior Navy official.

Russia Navy considering buying French-built ship

Last Updated: Saturday, September 19, 2009, 15:42

A top Russian military official says Russia is negotiating the possible purchase of a military ship built in France.

Russian Navy joins search for missing ship

Last Updated: Thursday, August 13, 2009, 15:13

First the ship reported it had been attacked in waters off Sweden. Then it sailed with no apparent problems through one of the world`s busiest shipping lanes. And then it disappeared.