Russian Military

Russia Tests New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

AP | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK

The Russian Navy on Friday successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile for a second time in as many months, proving its reliabili...

Number Of Unscheduled Russian Military Flights Above Baltic Has Doubled

AP | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK

NATO's chief said Thursday that Russia's growing military presence in the skies above the Baltic region is unjustified and that its aircraft regularly...

Russian Military Flights Increasingly Violating European Airspace

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

Nato has reported an "unusual" spike in Russian military flights in European airspace after British Royal Air Force (RAF) fighters were scrambled to i...

Being Strong: National Security Guarantees for Russia

Vladimir Putin | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Politics
Vladimir Putin

Russia cannot rely on diplomatic and economic methods alone to resolve conflicts. Our country faces the task of sufficiently developing its military potential as part of a deterrence strategy. This is an indispensable condition for Russia to feel secure and for our partners to listen to our country's arguments. We have adopted and are implementing unprecedented programmes to develop our armed forces and modernise Russia's defence industry.