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Five Ceasefire Violations in Syria in Past 24 Hours

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

Domino Effect? Greece, Spain, Italy Could Follow the UK Out

The outcome of Thursday’s referendum in Britain could create a domino effect with similar plebiscites held in other EU countries, Igor Korotchenko, the editor of National Defense journal with close ties to the Defense Ministry, told RIA Novosti.

Russian MoD Denies Reports of Russian Troops Allegedly Killed in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry spokesman denied on Thursday reports of Russian troops whose photographs were published by Daesh terrorist group, which claimed that the soldiers were killed in Syria.

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Zakharova Holds Weekly Press Briefing

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova commented on the possible creation of anti-Russian spy committee in the US, Brexit vote, US air defense systems in Europe, as well as the situation on the Syria-Turkey border during her weekly press briefing in Moscow.

Majority of Syrian Ministers to Retain Posts, Opposition to Join New Gov't

The heads of the Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Interior, and Ministry of Defense will maintain their posts, a source told Sputnik following a cabinet reshuffle in Syria. Opposition members are likely to join the new government.

Uruguay Prepares Mission to Monitor Colombia-FARC Ceasefire

Military observers from Uruguay are ready to go to Colombia to monitor the newly-achieved ceasefire between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group, Uruguay’s Deputy Defense Ministry Jorge Menendez told Sputnik.

Total of 159 Settlements Have Joined Syria Ceasefire - Russian Military

The number of settlements that have joined ceasefire regime in Syria has increased to 159, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday.

Ankara, Berlin Not Yet Agreed on Visit to Turkey Air Base in July

Turkey has not approved the plan of the official German visit to the Incirlik Air Force base, a spokesperson for the German Defense Ministry said Wednesday.

US Resident May Disclose Details of 1985 Badaber Uprising in Pakistan

Details of the 1985 uprising by the Soviet and Afghan prisoners of war in Pakistan may be disclosed by one of its participants who lives in the United States, a former chief of the Russian Defense Ministry's Directorate for the Memorialization of Soldiers Fallen Defending the Fatherland told Sputnik.

More Than 16 US Military Jets Downed Over USSR During Cold War

More than 16 US military jets were downed over the Soviet territory during the Cold War, a former chief of the Russian Defense Ministry's Directorate for the Memorialization of Soldiers Fallen Defending the Fatherland told Sputnik.

Khrushchev's Son Still Considered Missing in Action Since WWII

The son of former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev is still considered missing in action since World War II, which is also known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War, a former chief of the Russian Defense Ministry's Directorate for the Memorialization of Soldiers Fallen Defending the Fatherland told Sputnik on Wednesday.

Some 1.5Mln Soviet Soldiers Still Considered Missing in Action After WWII

About a million and a half of Soviet soldiers are still considered to be missing in action following World War II, which is also known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War, a former chief of the Russian Defense Ministry's Directorate for the Memorialization of Soldiers Fallen Defending the Fatherland told Sputnik on Wednesday.

At Least 18 Taliban Militants Killed in Northern Afghanistan

Afghanistan's security forces killed at least 18 Taliban militants in the country's northern province of Faryab on Tuesday, the Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Japanese Military Satellite Damaged During Transportation

A satellite of the Japanese Defense Ministry will miss its summer launch after sustaining damage during transportation to a space center in French Guiana, media reported.

New Zealand Extends Iraqi Army Training Mission Till 2018

Wellington agreed to extend the troops deployment term to Iraq within the anti-Daesh military operation, the press service of the country's Defense Ministry said Monday.

Algerian Special Forces Kill 8 Al-Qaeda Militants in Mountainous Region

According to countries defense ministry, Algerian security forces carried out a special operation, during which they killed eight members of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) militant organization in the mountainous Medea provi...

US, Russia Hold Videoconference on Flight Safety in Syria – MoD

Russian Defense Ministry's spokesman said that Russia and the United States have discussed progress on the Memorandum of Understanding on the Safety of Flight in Syria.

Baku Accuses Yerevan of 20 Truce Violations in Disputed Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry again accused Armenia on Sunday of violating the truce in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh area two dozen times overnight.

Beijing Confused by Tokyo's Claims About Chinese Vessel in Contiguous Zone

China's Ministry of Defense expressed its bewilderment on Friday at recent statements made by the Japanese side regarding a Chinese warship navigating near the Japanese territorial waters.

Fincantieri to Build Qatari Naval Ships

Fincantieri to Build Qatari Naval Ships   The Qatari Ministry of Defense has chosen the Italian group for its national naval acquisition program   Fincantieri

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