Russian military

Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea fire cruise missiles at targets near Aleppo on Friday, a further sign of Moscow's broadening military effort in Syria days after it began to fly bombing missions from an airbase in Iran.

January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

EU sanctions Russia military intel chief over Skripal

The European Union slaps sanctions on the two most senior officers in Russian military intelligence and identifies the two agents accused by Britain of carrying out a chemical attack.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea fire cruise missiles at targets near Aleppo on Friday, a further sign of Moscow's broadening military effort in Syria days after it began to fly bombing missions from an airbase in Iran.

March 25, 2016
March 25, 2016

Giant holes in Siberia could be signs of ticking climate 'time bomb'

When a helicopter pilot spotted the first crater in summer 2014, everyone was baffled. The 100-foot-wide hole appeared on the Yamal Peninsula seemingly out of nowhere, during a tense season of Russian military action in Ukraine and international sanctions.

December 11, 2015
December 11, 2015

Putin vows tough line on Syria threats

President Vladimir Putin orders the Russian military to take "extremely tough" action against any threat to its forces in Syria.

March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015

Russia to send new missiles to Baltic exclave

Russia plans to station state-of-the art missiles in its westernmost Baltic enclave and deploy nuclear-capable bombers to Crimea as part of massive war games to showcase its resurgent military power amid bitter tensions with the West over Ukraine