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    Russia supplies tanks, missiles to militants in Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine – SIPRI
    Feb21

    Russia supplies tanks, missiles to militants in Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine – SIPRI

    Russia has been delivering various types of weapons to ”rebel forces” in eastern Ukraine, according to the latest report by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the independent resource on global security, titled ”Trends in International Arms Transfers, 2016.” ”During 2012–16 Russia delivered weapons to 50 states and to rebel...

    U.S., Russia top list of global arms exporters
    Feb20

    U.S., Russia top list of global arms exporters

    The United States and Russia were the top arms exporters over the past five years, with demand in the Middle East and Asia fueling an increase in global transfers, a Swedish-based research institute says, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said on February 20 the...

    Russian army maneuvering along occupied Crimea border with helicopters and military vehicles
    Feb17

    Russian army maneuvering along occupied Crimea border with helicopters and military vehicles

    Ukrainian border guards has reported increased activity of the Russian armed forces near the administrative border with the temporarily occupied Crimea in the past 24 hours, according to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. In particular, border guards of Kherson and Berdyansk units have spotted three Russian helicopters lurking along the...

    European Parliament votes to create united EU army
    Feb17

    European Parliament votes to create united EU army

    The European Parliament has backed a resolution on strengthening centralization of the European Union, establishing a post of an EU finance minister, and creating a united European army, which was proposed by former Belgian PM Guy Verhofstadt, EU`s chief Brexit negotiator, according to BBC Russian Service. The document was adopted with 283 votes...

    The United States Air Force drone made a flight at frontline in Donbas area and Crimea
    Feb06

    The United States Air Force drone made a flight at frontline in Donbas area and Crimea

    The United States Air Force (USAF) strategic unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Military air force RQ-4A Global Hawk (callsign UAVGH000) flight along the contact line between Ukrainian-controlled and occupied by Russian troops areas in Ukraine. Tracking over Ukraine at 50,000 Feet… A USAF RQ-4 Global Hawk High Altitude Reconnaissance UAV...

    Belarus doesn’t need a Russian air base – Lukashenko
    Feb05

    Belarus doesn’t need a Russian air base – Lukashenko

    The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, states that it is not actual to build a Russian air base in the Republic of Belarus, according to National Agency of Investment and Privatization. “People keep talking about some military base. What difference will the ten aircraft Russia wanted to base in Bobruisk make?” said Alexander Lukashenko....

    Ukrainian Defense Industry Ukroboronprom to provide the army with 100 UAV complexes per year
    Jan04

    Ukrainian Defense Industry Ukroboronprom to provide the army with 100 UAV complexes per year

    The press service of the Ukrainian state concern Ukroboronprom (Ukrainian Defense Industry) states that the part of concern OJSC Meridian (Kyiv) is ready for the mass production of more than 100 BPAK-MP-1 (each complex consists of three drones, a ground control and surveillance station, an antenna system and charging devices) unmanned aerial...

    Ukraine to produce NATO standard weaponry M4 Carbine in cooperation with U.S. company
    Jan03

    Ukraine to produce NATO standard weaponry M4 Carbine in cooperation with U.S. company

    Press-service of concern UkrObornProm reports that the U.S. company Areoscraft discusses with the Ukrainian State Enterprise “Ukroboronservice” (part of concern “UkrObornProm”) the produce of M4 carbines model WAC47 in Ukraine. This project is to equip the Ukrainian army with NATO standard weaponry produced in Ukraine by Ukraine and for Ukraine....

    Ukraine to shoot down aircraft breaching its airspace – Cabinet of Ministers
    Dec30

    Ukraine to shoot down aircraft breaching its airspace – Cabinet of Ministers

    The new regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine allows the Ukrainian military to shoot down foreign aircraft violating the country`s borders or involved in committing a terrorist act. The Cabinet resolution dated December 28 refers to ”the destruction of the aircraft of the armed forces of other states, which have violated the state...

    Cameron lined up as contender to be next NATO Secretary General
    Dec29

    Cameron lined up as contender to be next NATO Secretary General

    David Cameron is being lined up as a contender to be the next secretary general of NATO, according to the Daily Mail. A NATO source said Britain is in a strong position as it `has weight as militarily the largest and most significant` country in the alliance besides the U.S. Following the Brexit vote Britain has pledged to play a greater role in...

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