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Rossiya Special Flight Squadron Tupolev Tu-214SR communication relay aircraft, -"doomsday" plane- often accompanying Putin's aircraft, with an airborne command and control role (similar to U.S. E-4B) making doughnuts in the Eastern Black Sea for the last 11 hours.
Kremlin: Chief of Putin's security council, Nikolai Patrushev, to meet John Bolton on Thurday, continue discussions begun in Helsinki.
According to the latest reports from Grozny, the age of the attackers in today's Islamic State attacks in Chechnya, south Russia, varied between 11 and 17. A seventeen year old was the oldest
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Smaller fleet of Russian Air Force jets (9 Su-24, 6 Su-34 and 4 Su-35) than before at Hmeymim airbase in Latakia on 5 Aug 2018 as the western apron needs maintenance/blast walls
China will take part in the East-2018 strategic drills in Russia from late Aug to mid Sept and hold joint military drills on Sept 11-15, which involves 3,200 Chinese military personnel, over 900 pieces of weapons and 30 aircraft, Chinese Defense Ministry said on Mon
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Video: Explosion at a car at Grozny entrance
200 Russian military policemen returned to their base in Chechnya from Syria
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Video of ramming attack in Grozny
Russia deputy FM says dialogue with Washington is urgent necessity; it's wrong to continue pretending that everything is ok and problems will go away by themselves
Russia deputy FM says we are seeing U.S.' ambition to secure dominant position in space, including in its military dimension
ISIS' Amaq News Agency claimed today's series of attacks in Chechnya on officers and elements of the Chechen police stations in Grozny, Shali and Mesker Yurt. ISIS will likely release a more detailed official communique later
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Russian Ministry Defense photos of joint military drill with Serbian army at Luga firing range in Leningrad region of Russia
Chechnya leader says police foiled multiple terror attacks
The delegation led by the Armenian Defense Minister left for Moscow
Russia is applying economic choke hold on Armenia: close to 700 cargo trucks queued on the Georgian side of the Georgian-Russian border because Russian authorities restricted their passage in favor of allowing passenger vehicles citing peak tourist season.
De facto parliament of Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia ratified agreement with Russia, which entails transfer of 25% in joint venture Gazprom-South Ossetia to Gazprom, which makes its ownership of it complete (100%). In exchange, #Gazprom will invest $37 million in #gasification of South Ossetia.
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20 AUG 1030z: Russian Navy Admiral Grigorovich class frigate, possibly one of two, passing Dover, UK entering the English Channel being shadowed by a Royal Navy vessel as well as a Royal Navy Wildcat Credit: Nige/www.dover-marina.com
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Ukrainian President Poroshenko has signed a law releasing state-owned defense Concern Ukroboronprom from its debt to companies registered in Russia
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Police report on 4 attacks in Chechnya today
: Disgraced and discredited Bob Mueller and his whole group of Angry Democrat Thugs spent over 30 hours with the White House Councel, only with my approval, for purposes of transparency. Anybody needing that much time when they know there is no Russian Collusion is just someone.
Russia, through a UAE-based businessman, is contacting select but popular Idlib-wide FSA leaders to create a Daraa-like scenario once the ground offensive is cleared for execution.
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Russia troops on alert in preparations for "Vostok-2018" drill
Russia prepares 'largest war games since 1981' with combat readiness drills: #Vostok2018 military exercise will take place in Siberia and the Far East and will include members of China's armed forces
Gas cylinder exploded in a car in Uzhur city of Krasnoyarskiy kray, 3 wounded
Lavrov: US refusal to take part in reconstruction of Syria designed to impede return of refugees; Washington only interested in rebuilding parts of Syria where the opposition to Assad was active
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Armed attack on the police station and the traffic checkpoint in Chechnya
Policeman killed in attack in Grozny
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Chechnya: multiple attacks on police. On police station in Shali, 2 attackers with knives killed. Suicide bomber hit checkpoint near the town. 2 policemen and a civilian wounded. 1 attacker detained, another killed. Shooting in Grozny, 1 policeman killed. Also in Grozny - attacker thrown an IED into police checkpoint, it failed. But he rammed policemen, 3 wounded
Putin has ordered sudden military check of Eastern and Central military districts, also strategic and transport aviation. Troops put on combat alert at 5am Moscow time today
Lavrov says Lebanon should not become a hostage to Syria's refugee problem
Eduard Nikitin goes on trial in St. Petersburg today for "extremism" for making jokes critical of the Russian government on VKontakte. He could face up to five years in prison.
Russian Southern Military District: 2500 SOF servicemen on combat alert for drill