Russia soldiers

Russian official jailed for creating `ghost` soldiers

A former Russian defence ministry financial administrator has been sentenced to five years in prison for tampering with servicemen`s official records to create "ghost" soldiers.

Mar 05, 2013, 08:38 AM IST

Russia probes reports of soldiers starving

The Russian military has launched a probe into media reports that soldiers and officers based on the Kuril islands in the country`s far east were left to starve after being given rotten food.

Feb 06, 2013, 17:51 PM IST