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President Vladimir Putin has ordered the troops in Russia`s Central Military District on full combat readiness for a snap check, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said Saturday.
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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.
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The Russian navy will add three new large landing ships next year to the 19 already in service, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying on Tuesday.
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Russia has said that the current international system is a failure in guaranteeing security of all nations and the international community as a whole.
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Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Tuesday that it is essential for Tehran and Moscow to bolster defence cooperation.
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Russians quizzed in an opinion poll released Friday gave their government the unflattering equivalent of a "C" grade for overall performance.
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Russia`s defence industry rolled out red carpet for Chinese President Xi Jinping amid speculation of top military deals saying that the bond provided "strategic balance to global order".
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Russian navy launched new nuclear powered submarine-part of ambitious weapons modernisation effort as military prepares for naval exercise off Syria`s shores.
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The toll in Saturday`s nightclub fire in the Russian Urals city of Perm has reached 128, authorities said on Thursday.
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