Russia’s defense ministry is considering freezing American inspections of its strategic weapons arsenal in response to Washington’s decision to impose sanctions and halt military cooperation with Russia due to the Ukrainian crisis, news reports said Saturday.
Armed men thought to be Russians drove a truck into a Ukrainian missile defence post in the Crimea region on Friday and took control without a shot being fired, a Reuters reporter on the scene said.
(Reuters) – U.S. fighter jets go to Lithuania as the crisis in Ukraine deepens. Poland talks about modernizing its military. Latvia calls for more defense spending. Traditionally neutral Sweden calls for a “doctrinal shift” in defense. After a sense of […]
STUTTGART, Germany — NATO will cancel a joint mission with Russia to escort chemical weapons out of Syria in response to Russia’s continued military presence in Ukraine, the alliance’s top civilian official said late Wednesday. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s prime minister vowed […]
Russia is planning to test-fire two more intercontinental ballistic missiles later this month, a move that could raise regional tensions after a similar launch on Tuesday. Moscow submitted requests for three tests to the government of neighboring Kazakhstan on Feb. […]
(Reuters) – Russian forces seized two Ukrainian missile defense battalions in the Crimea region on Wednesday, Interfax news agency quoted a military source as saying. The Ukrainian Defence Ministry was unable immediately to confirm on the report, which quoted the […]
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said it had successfully test-fired an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) on Tuesday, with tensions high over its seizure of control in the Crimea and its threat to send more forces to its neighbour Ukraine. The Strategic […]
As Washington and the Europeans – and especially the UK – continue to decry Russian military aggression, the US and Russians have quietly entered into intense negotiations on a compromise for resolving their dispute over Ukraine, debkafile’s Washington and Moscow sources […]
Russian forces were trying on Saturday to seize control of an anti-aircraft missile command post in Ukraine’s Crimea region, Interfax news agency quoted a Ukrainian military source as saying.
RIA Novosti The Strategic Missile Troops (RVSN) stand out among all other kinds of armed forces for their destination: never to fight being constantly ready for war, the most real and most terrible of all possible wars – the global […]