Putin orders Russian troops withdrawal from Ukrainian border: Reports
Putin orders Russian troops withdrawal from Ukrainian border: Reports

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine, Russian news agencies reported late on Saturday, citing Kremlin spokesman.

Vladimir Putin orders combat readiness

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.

Russia`s nuclear capabilities on `constant combat alert`: Defence minister

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.

Russian Navy to add three landing vessels in 2015: Report

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.

Moscow questions efficacy of global security system

Russia has said that the current international system is a failure in guaranteeing security of all nations and the international community as a whole.

Iran seeks closer defence ties with Russia

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Tuesday that it is essential for Tehran and Moscow to bolster defence cooperation.

Russian government gets `C` grade in poll

Russians quizzed in an opinion poll released Friday gave their government the unflattering equivalent of a "C" grade for overall performance.

Russian arms industry welcomes China`s Xi eyeing big deals

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".

New Russian nuclear submarine enters service

Russian navy launched new nuclear powered submarine-part of ambitious weapons modernisation effort as military prepares for naval exercise off Syria`s shores.

Toll in Russian nightclub fire rises to 128

The toll in Saturday`s nightclub fire in the Russian Urals city of Perm has reached 128, authorities said on Thursday.