Russian President Vladimir Putin is planning a grand, state celebration to mark the centennial of Russia’s most renowned arms maker.
Putin has described the products of rifle manufacturer Kalashnikov as “modern art” and Tuesday ordered that the man behind the famous brand should be given an honor usually only bequeathed to poets and laureats.
The 100th birthday of Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose company invented arguably the most iconic Soviet gun, the AK-47 assault rifle, will be planned by state officials from local and federal agencies, according to a request from the Kremlin.
Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence on Tuesday suggested the U.S. should confront Russia “with military force” in Syria and called Russian President Vladimir Putin “small and bullying,” a sharp departure from the Trump...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Friday ordered Russia's armed forces to act in an "extremely tough way" in Syria to protect Russian forces striking Islamic State targets there.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has reportedly ordered sudden military drills for Russian armed forces serving in the Baltic region, in order to test his countries readiness for a world war. A spokesman for the ministry of defence ...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's arms exports totaled $14.5 billion last year, more than originally planned, Russian news agencies quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying on Tuesday.