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Approval for Russian military intervention in Ukraine revoked

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 20:29

The upper house of Russia`s parliament voted Wednesday to revoke a resolution approving military intervention in Ukraine at the request of President Vladimir Putin even as Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Wednesday revealed a plan for the country`s decentralisation of powers.

Russia launches military preparedness drill

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 14:08

Russia has launched a military preparedness drill that includes moving troops in Siberia and the Urals to other locations, a military official said on Friday.

Ukraine military chopper shot down by pro-Russian rebels, 14 killed

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 15:21

In the latest incident that signals the escalation of pro-Russian unrest in the country, Ukrainian military helicopter is reported to have been gunned down by rebels.

NATO says seeking closer ties with Georgia as Ukraine crisis mounts

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 00:08

NATO said on Thursday it was looking at ways to bring Georgia "even closer" to the military alliance, in the latest signal of support for the former Soviet republic as tension mounts between Russia and the West over Ukraine.

Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 00:00

Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea`s rutted roads on Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea.

US studying rescue plans in case of crisis at Sochi Olympics

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 02:53

In the face of concerns about possible attacks by militants during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, U.S. military and intelligence officials have been studying contingency plans for evacuating Americans from the games in case of a crisis.

Russian military helicopter crashes, crew survives

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 00:53

Moscow city officials say that a Russian military helicopter has crashed on a test mission, but both pilots bailed out safely.

Russian military helicopter crashes, crew survives

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 21:16

Moscow city officials say that a Russian military helicopter has crashed on a test mission, but both pilots bailed out safely.

Indo-Russian joint military exercise kicks off

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 20:37

The Indo-Russian joint military exercise `INDRA 2013`, to improve capabilities for carrying out anti-terrorist operations, kicked off on Saturday at Mahajan field firing range near India-Pakistan border in Thar desert of Rajasthan.

India-Russia joint military exercise this month

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 15:47

Indra 2013, a joint military exercise between India and Russia, will be held in India from October 18-28, the spokesman of Russia`s Eastern Command, Alexander Gordeyev, told ITAR-TASS.

Vladimir Putin wants armed forces` faster rearmament

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 09:49

Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the slow pace of nation`s military rearmament, while warning that outdated military equipment threatened to hurt the efficiency of the entire army.

Is Russia gearing up for possible US strike on Syria?

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 14:59

In the wake of US showing increasing signs of staging military strikes on Syria for purported chemical weapons usage by Assad regime, Russia seems to be gearing up for countering the US moves.