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Russian defence minister's plane buzzed by NATO jet over Baltic

Russian defence minister's plane buzzed by NATO jet over Baltic

The escort plane, a Sukhoi SU-27, demonstrated it was armed by rocking its wings, after which the NATO plane flew off. 

Russian defence minister's plane buzzed by NATO jet: Agencies

Russian defence minister's plane buzzed by NATO jet: Agencies

A plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu was buzzed by a NATO F-16 fighter jet as it flew over the Baltic Sea, but was seen off by a Russian Sukhoi-27 military jet.

Russia has sent battalion of military police to Aleppo: Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu

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Air strikes on village of Syria's Idlib; killed 21 civilians

Air strikes on village of Syria's Idlib; killed 21 civilians

Russia began a military intervention in support of President Bashar al-Assad in September 2015, saying it was carrying out strikes against "terrorists".

Russia says resumption of Syria peace talks delayed indefinitely

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday a Western failure to rein in violent Islamists in Syria had indefinitely delayed the resumption of peace talks.

Terrorism cannot be defeated with "double standards": India & Russia

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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar held a detailed meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu here during which the issue of terrorism was also discussed.
Parrikar also made it clear that Russia is India's time-tested and closest partner and it will continue to remain primary defence partner.

Russia, Syria halt air strikes on Aleppo: Russian Defence Minister

Russia, Syria halt air strikes on Aleppo: Russian Defence Minister

The Russian and Syrian air forces have stopped bombing Aleppo as of 0700 GMT on Tuesday, Russia`s Defence Minister said, in a move meant to ensure an eight-hour truce on October 20.

Russia orders safety overhaul in tense Baltic airspace

Russia ordered its military today to draw up measures to increase the safety of the airspace over the Baltic Sea, after a string of incidents and near-misses that has ratcheted up tensions between NATO and Moscow.

Russian defence chief, Assad coordinate on 'anti-terrorist fight'

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu met in Damascus today with President Bashar al-Assad to discuss anti-terrorist "cooperation" in Syria's conflict, a bone of contention between Moscow and Washington.

Russia proposes joint Syria air strikes with US from next week

Moscow on Friday proposed that Russia and United States, which have been flying separate bombing campaigns in Syria, launch joint air strikes against jihadists in the war-torn country from next week.

Russian warships fire cruise missiles as Moscow backs Syrian offensive

Russian warships fire cruise missiles as Moscow backs Syrian offensive

Russian warships joined in strikes in Syria with a volley of cruise missile attacks.