Russia is prepared to respond to “unfriendly” behavior by the United States by strengthening its defense forces and pursuing “tit-for-tat” and “asymmetrical” measures, according to the new foreign policy concept that President Vladimir Putin signed on Thursday.
Ukraine plans to conduct missile test launches near the border with Russian-occupied Crimea this week amid threats from Moscow that it will launch a military strike in retaliation.
The United States is vulnerable to future attack by hypersonic missiles from China and Russia and is falling behind in the technology race to develop both defensive and offensive high-speed maneuvering arms, according to a new Air Force study.
The wife of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary has caused controversy after putting on a Holocaust-themed ice skating performance.
Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military supplies to a war-torn country where Moscow is carrying out air strikes in support of the government, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.
Two Russian soldiers have been detained by Ukrainian security services near the border with Crimea.
The Russian military has deployed anti-ship missiles in the Kaliningrad exclave that borders NATO members Poland and Lithuania, the Associated Press reported Monday, citing the Interfax news agency.
President Obama and leaders of the European Union agreed on Friday to retain sanctions against Russia for its military intervention in Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday underscored Moscow’s pursuit of advanced weapons systems and commitment to maintaining forces that can “neutralize” threats to the country’s security.