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Ukraine regains control of border with Russia - Defence Minister

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 15:18

Ukrainian forces have restored control of the border with Russia and can now prevent military equipment being brought across the frontier to support pro-Russian separatists, acting Defence Minister Mykhailo Koval said on Friday.

Russia`s nuclear capabilities on `constant combat alert`: Defence minister

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 16:32

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday that the country`s nuclear capabilities on land, sea and air were on combat alert, as President Vladimir Putin inspected battle readiness amid a crisis in Ukraine.

Ukraine arrests Russian defence attache: Reports

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 14:10

Ukraine has arrested the Russian defence attache in Kiev, accused him of spying and said he must leave the country.

Antony to discuss FGFA project with Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 15:47

Defence Minister Antony is not happy with India`s share of work in the multi-billion dollar Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) project with Russia.

$533 mn misspent on Russia defence deals: Watchdog

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 17:45

About 1,500 violations and infractions have been uncovered in Russia`s state defence spending in 2012 involving over RUB 16 billion.

Russia probes 25 cases of defence ministry fraud

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 20:14

Russian authorities are investigating about 25 separate instances of fraud in the widely-publicised Oboronservis case.

India, Russia Defence Ministers` meet postponed

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 16:28

The annual meet of Defence Ministers of India and Russia has been deferred till October 10 due to inability of the visiting minister to reach here.

More flexibility after elections: Obama to Russia

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 21:27

It was a candid assessment of political reality that was picked by a microphone without either leader knowing.

Russia to spend $30 bn on defence: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 10:48

Russia will allocate over 880 billion rubbles (about $30 billion) for defence spending in 2012, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Monday.

Bad weather lands Antony`s aircraft in Khujand

Last Updated: Thursday, October 06, 2011, 15:14

Poor visibility over Tajik capital Dushanbe forced the aircraft carrying Defence Minister AK Antony to land in Khujand.

India, Russia to review defence ties

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 15:41

India and Russia on Tuesday begin a review of the entire spectrum of their defence cooperation.

`BrahMos example of Indo-Russian defence ties`

Last Updated: Saturday, June 11, 2011, 19:26

The BrahMos cruise missile is a "shining" example of contemporary Indo-Russian defence cooperation and captures several aspects of bilateral military ties, Indian Ambassador to Russia Ajai Malhotra said on Saturday.