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Putin Appoints Crimean Commander to Head Baltic Fleet

2 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

Russia has appointed Crimean-born Alexander Nosatov as the new commander of its Baltic Fleet, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on its official TV channel Zvezda. Nosatov has been interim commander, since his predecessor Viktor...Show More Summary

Russia says US-led airstrikes hit Syrian troops, killing 62 and wounding dozens

US acknowledges coalition planes may have accidentally hit government forces Russia criticizes US’s ‘stubborn unwillingness to coordinate’ Russia’s ministry of defense said on Saturday planes from the US-led coalition bombed Syrian government troops fighting Islamic State militants, killing 62 soldiers and wounding dozens in eastern Syria. Show More Summary

Syrian Military Says U.S.-Led Coalition Struck its Base

A Russian Defense Ministry official said Syria has informed them that 62 of its soldiers were killed in the airstrike

Watch a Russian officer dodge bullets live on TV while praising Syria’s cease-fire

last weekNews : BlogPost

BEIRUT — When Russia’s Ministry of Defense organized a live news broadcast from the Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday, the goal was to illuminate Russia’s role in helping secure the cease-fire introduced the previous day. Instead, the event became a reminder of the enormity of the challenge of bringing peace to Syria. In a video […]

Ukrainian defense officials face criminal charges in Russia over Donbass genocide

2 weeks agoLocal Interest / Russia : RT

Russia’s Investigative Committee has launched criminal cases against Ukrainian Defense Ministry and General Staff officials over the genocide of Russian-speakers in the self-proclaimed Donetsk republic. Read Full Article at

Ahead of summit, Philippines shows images of Chinese boats at disputed shoal

VIENTIANE (Reuters) - The Philippines' defense ministry released pictures on Wednesday showing what it said were Chinese boats near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, just hours before Southeast Asian nations were due to meet China's premier at a summit in Laos.

Estonia Accuses Russia’s Air Force of Violating Airspace

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Estonia has accused the Russian air force of violating its airspace for the fourth time this year, according to a statement by the Baltic country’s Ministry of Defense. The three Baltic countries are undergoing a NATO reinforcement due...Show More Summary

Germany to Invest $65Mln to Build Infrastructure in Turkey's Incirlik Airbase

The German defense ministry has allocated a total of 58 million euros ($65 million) to build infrastructure to support German forces stationed at the Turkish Incirlik airbase which is used to conduct missions against the Daesh terrorist group, German media reported.

Russia, India Still in Talks on S-400 Triumf Missile System Deliveries

The Indian Defense Ministry is still in talks with Rosoboronexport on the supply of S-400 Triumf missile systems, according to the state arms exporter Rosoboronexport’s deputy director.

Russia to Carry Out Observation Flight Over Bosnia and Herzegovina

Head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Nuclear Risk Reduction Center reported that Russian pilots will carry out an observation flight this week over the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Pair of bombings in Afghanistan kills at least 24

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

A pair of bombings near the Afghan Defense Ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan, killed at least 24 people on Monday, including two security force...        

Two Dozen Dead, More Than 90 Wounded In Twin Bombings In Kabul

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The blast struck near the Defense Ministry in the Afghan capital. Reporter Jennifer Glasse says that, according to witnesses, the second explosion targeted those aiding victims of the first.

Twin blasts in Kabul, Afghanistan, kill at least 24

Two explosions near the Afghan Defense Ministry in Kabul on Monday killed at least 24 people, including several government officials, and injured more than 90, according to authorities. The first bomb went off near a collection of government offices, witnesses said, at about the time that workers...

Taliban Double Bombing Kills at Least 24 in Kabul

A Taliban suicide attack near the defense ministry in Kabul killed at least 24 people on Monday, including a number of senior security officials, and wounded 91 others, officials said. Two blasts in quick succession hit a crowded area...Show More Summary

Taliban claims deadly twin bomb attack on Afghan forces

At least 9 killed by two blasts outside Ministry of Defense as militant group demonstrates, again, ability to strike in heart of Kabul

Casualties Reported in Twin Blasts Near Afghan Defense Ministry

Two explosions rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least nine people and injuring 30. According to local media reports, the devices were detonated by suicide bombers.

North Korea Test-Fires 3 Missiles Toward Japan, South Korea Says

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The missiles landed in the sea between 125 and 155 miles west of Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s main islands, the Japanese Ministry of Defense said.

Japanese Defense Ministry Halts Base Visit Due to N Korean Missile Launch

Japan's Defense Minister has interrupted her visit to a military base due to the latest North Korean launch of ballistic missiles.

Russia Delivers Over 1,5 Tonnes of Humanitarian Aid to Syria

Russia delivered more than 1,5 metric tons of humanitarian aid to the Syrian cities of Latakia and Tartus, a daily bulletin published on the Russian Defense Ministry’s website on Sunday said.

Russian Military Reports Five Ceasefire Violations in Syria Within 24 Hours

The Russian center for Syrian reconciliation at the Hmeimim airbase registered a total of five ceasefire violations in Syria in the last 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday.

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