Russian soldiers

Ukraine court sentences two alleged Russian soldiers to 14 years in jail

Ukraine court sentences two alleged Russian soldiers to 14 years in jail

A Ukrainian court on Monday sentenced two alleged Russian soldiers to 14 years in prison for fighting in the rebel east, in a ruling that could prelude a swap for pilot Nadiya Savchenko jailed by Russia.

Apr 18, 2016, 20:38 PM IST

Trial opens of two alleged Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine

 The trial opened Tuesday of two alleged Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine and accused of taking part in fighting against the Ukrainian army.

Sep 29, 2015, 12:45 PM IST

23 Russian soldiers killed in military barracks collapse

Eighteen Russian soldiers have been killed after their military barracks collapsed in Siberia, a Russian defence ministry spokesman said on Monday, adding that five troops remained missing.

Jul 13, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

Ukraine vows to show off `captured Russian soldiers`

Ukraine vowed on Monday to present to the public two Russian soldiers it claimed to have captured while fighting Moscow-backed forces in the separatist east.

May 18, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

Nemtsov report claims hundreds of Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine

 Allies of murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday unveiled a report he worked on claiming that hundreds of Russian soldiers have been killed fighting in Ukraine.

May 12, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia

Up to 2,000 Russian soldiers took part in drills in the country`s west on Wednesday as Moscow conducted an inspection of its paratrooper units in the latest show of strength likely to alarm its neighbours.

Feb 26, 2015, 01:08 AM IST

Ukraine rebel leader says Russian soldiers in their ranks: Report

East Ukrainian pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko said serving Russian soldiers, on leave from their posts, are fighting Ukrainian troops alongside the rebels, Russian state television reported.

Aug 28, 2014, 15:53 PM IST
Ukraine says captured `Russian soldiers` ahead of key talks

Ukraine says captured `Russian soldiers` ahead of key talks

Kiev`s security service on Monday said its army in the war-torn east has captured 10 Russian paratroopers on Ukrainian soil, ramping up tensions on the eve of crunch talks on the conflict.

Aug 26, 2014, 17:01 PM IST

'Russian soldiers crossed Ukraine border by accident'

Russian military sources quoted by state agencies today said that Russian troops captured by Kiev and shown on Ukrainian television had crossed the border accidentally.

Aug 26, 2014, 16:30 PM IST

US releases photos showing Russian soldiers as masked armed men in Ukraine

A document released by the US State Department shows pictures that tend to prove that the armed masked militants in eastern Ukrainian cities are Russian soldiers.

Apr 22, 2014, 12:21 PM IST

Russian soldiers charged with stealing wallet from Polish plane

The Soviet-made Tu-154 passenger jet went down April 10, 2010 in thick fog near the western Russian city of Smolensk, killing the president, his wife and many other top Polish officials.

Dec 29, 2012, 21:24 PM IST

Exploding ammunition kills 6 Russian soldiers

The blast occurred as the soldiers were disposing of old munitions on the Ashuluk base.

Aug 24, 2011, 11:46 AM IST

Three Russian soldiers killed in North Caucasus: Report

Three Russian soldiers were killed on Monday in a clash with rebels linked to the Moscow metro bombings in the turbulent North Caucasus region of Dagestan, the RIA Novosti news agency reported.

Apr 12, 2010, 13:19 PM IST