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The West expressed alarm on Saturday over fast-moving developments in Ukraine`s Crimea, urging all sides to avoid further escalation and calling on Russia to respect Ukraine`s sovereignty.
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The Belbek International Airport in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Crimea has been taken over by the Russian troops, Ukraine`s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Friday.
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The parliament of Tajikistan has voted to extend the presence of Russian troops in the ex-Soviet nation on Afghanistan`s northern border until 2042.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 11:48
Russia`s armed forces should expand to at least a million men in order for the country`s defences to be effective, Kremlin chief of staff Sergei Ivanov said.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 10:05
There are no Russian troops in Syria apart from several dozen technical staff at the Tartus naval support facility, Russian Foreign Minister said.
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Interior Ministry troops were fed dog food earlier this year to save money.
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Russia sent hundreds of paratroopers to Kyrgyzstan on Sunday to protect its military facilities.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 06, 2010, 10:04
A clash between militants and Russian security forces in Chechnya killed five troops and wounded six others, officials said on Friday.
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