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Age limit for military service canceled in Russia

Age limit for military service canceled in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on the abolition of the upper age limit for the conclusion of the first contract for military service. The document is published on the official website of legal information. The law …

Australia sanctions Russian armed forces, 16 more Russians

Australia sanctions Russian armed forces, 16 more Russians

Australia announced new sanctions on Russia that will affect the Russian armed forces and 16 more Russian citizens, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a statement on Tuesday. "This new round of sanctions will impose …

Russia’s casualties equal 498 - top brass

Russia’s casualties equal 498 - top brass

Over 2,870 Ukrainian troops were killed in Russia’s special operation in Ukraine while casualties among the Russian forces amount to 498, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major-General Igor Konashenkov said. "Among …

Russian infantry units return from Crimea after drills

Russian infantry units return from Crimea after drills

Several Russian mechanised infantry units have returned to their bases in the regions of Dagestan and Chechnya after completing drills in Crimea, Russia's defence ministry said on Friday. Separately, Interfax cited the ministry as …

Russia pulls some troops back from western borders

Russia pulls some troops back from western borders

Russian troops will return to their garrisons upon the completion of drills and units of Russia’s Southern and Western Military Districts have begun loading their equipment for their departure, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Major …

US combat submarine sails to Russia

US combat submarine sails to Russia

The Russian Ministry of Defense has just announced that a US combat submarine was spotted in Russian territorial waters in the Far East today. An American military vehicle of the "Virginia" type sailed to the Kuril island of …

Tactical drills kick off in Russia’s south

Tactical drills kick off in Russia’s south

Troops belonging to Russia’s Southern Military District will take part in more than 30 bilateral company tactical exercises in the coming weeks, which have kicked off at 15 training ranges in the country’s south, the Southern Military …

Combat readiness inspection kicks off in Russia’s south

Combat readiness inspection kicks off in Russia’s south

Military units of Russia’s Southern Military District were put on high alert within a combat readiness inspection, the District’s press office told journalists Tuesday, adding that over 6,000 servicemen were dispatched to proving …

Kiev sees no threat of Russian invasion in near future

Kiev sees no threat of Russian invasion in near future

Ukrainian Defense Minister Alexey Reznikov said early on Tuesday he had received no information so far indicating the possibility of Russia’s invasion of his country in the near future. "As of today, the armed forces of …