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    NATO intercepts 780 Russian military planes in 2016
    Apr23

    NATO intercepts 780 Russian military planes in 2016

    More NATO fighter jets are being scrambled to monitor and intercept Russian planes than at any time since the end of the Cold War as tensions continue to rise, according to The Independent. Around 780 deployments were made from European military bases last year in response to Russian aircraft, compared to just 410 in 2015, The Independent...

    U.S. F-35A jets join the biggest military build-up of forces across Europe since the end of the Cold War
    Apr22

    U.S. F-35A jets join the biggest military build-up of forces across Europe since the end of the Cold War

    The world`s most deadly — and expensive — warplane is joining the biggest military build-up of forces across Europe since the end of the Cold War to deter Russian aggression, according to The Times. General Tod Wolters, a top U.S. air force commander, said that the F-35A jet, which is taking part in its first training mission outside the United...

    S-300s never supplied to Croatia – Ukrainian Embassy to Serbia denied the statement of Russian ambassador
    Apr21

    S-300s never supplied to Croatia – Ukrainian Embassy to Serbia denied the statement of Russian ambassador

    Ukrainian Ambassador to Serbia Oleksandr Aleksandrovych has denied that Ukraine has ever supplied S-300 missile systems to Croatia in the past 25 years, according to Serbia`s b92.net, which quoted that country`s state news agency Tanjug. Aleksandrovych said that, in this context, he found a statement given to the agency late last week by Russian...

    Russia reportedly moving military equipment toward North Korean border
    Apr21

    Russia reportedly moving military equipment toward North Korean border

    Russia is reported to be moving heavy military equipment toward its border with North Korea amid mounting fears of a military clash between Pyongyang and the United States, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Local media in Russia`s Far East say residents have witnessed large military convoys traveling by train and road toward...

    Russia`s tanks in Donbas represent ”peak” of its warfare capability – Bellingcat
    Apr20

    Russia`s tanks in Donbas represent ”peak” of its warfare capability – Bellingcat

    Russia has used the T-90 main battle tank and its variants in occupied Donbas, which currently represent ”the peak of armored warfare capability of Russian ground forces,” according to Bellingcat, an international OSINT community. ”In the summer of 2014, reports of T-90 family tank sightings in eastern Ukraine started to appear,” Bellingcat said...

    Russian bombers again fly near Alaska – Fox News
    Apr20

    Russian bombers again fly near Alaska – Fox News

    For the second consecutive night, Russia flew two long-range bombers off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, this time coming within 36 miles of the mainland while flying north of the Aleutian Islands, two U.S. officials told Fox News. The two nuclear-capable Tu-95 bombers were spotted by U.S. military radar at 5 p.m. local time. Unlike a similar...

    Russian bombers fly near Alaska, U.S. Air Force scrambles jets – media
    Apr19

    Russian bombers fly near Alaska, U.S. Air Force scrambles jets – media

    A pair of Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew near Alaska Monday night, two U.S. officials told Fox News, coming as close as 100 miles from Kodiak Island – the first time since President Trump took office that Moscow has sent bombers so close to the U.S. The two Russian Tu-95 ”Bear” bombers flew roughly 280 miles southwest of Elmendorf Air Force...

    Air defense live fire drills held in eastern Ukraine
    Apr18

    Air defense live fire drills held in eastern Ukraine

    Air Command Skhid (East) of Ukraine`s Armed Forces conducted tactical exercises involving live fire from ZU-23-2 and ZKU-1 anti-aircraft guns, as well as DShK large-caliber machine guns, the press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook. ”The drills` schedule was quite intense, and the preparation to the...

    Net profit of Ukraine`s military company Ukroboronprom grows by 31.2% in 2016
    Apr18

    Net profit of Ukraine`s military company Ukroboronprom grows by 31.2% in 2016

    Ukraine`s state-run Ukroboronprom Concern, which incorporates major enterprises of the country`s military and industrial complex, posted UAH 28.3 billion, or US$1.06 billion, in net profit in 2016, which was 31.2% up from 2015, according to the company`s financial report. Ukroboronprom`s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and...

    Over 1,200 troops participating in NATO drills in Latvia`s Summer Shield
    Apr17

    Over 1,200 troops participating in NATO drills in Latvia`s Summer Shield

    Latvia`s Defense Ministry has announced the launch of the 14th Summer Shield large international military exercises in the country on Monday, April 17, according to the Russian news agency TASS. More than 1,200 soldiers from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, the United States, Canada, Germany, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, Sweden, and the...

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