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Norway, Russia Strengthen Relations

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Norway and Russia have agreed to improve cross-border military relations and expand cooperation in multibranch exercises and common strategic and environment-based programs in their Arctic territories. Continue reading

Finn Defense Minister Passes Committee Test

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Finland’s Committee on Foreign And Security Policy (CFSP) has declared that Defense Minister Stefan Wallin was within his rights to “provide ministerial guidance” in support of the retention of the Uusimaa Brigade, whose future came under close scrutiny as part of the National Defense Reorganization Plan (NDRP). Continue reading

A rare look inside Chinese military expansion

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At A meeting of South-East Asian nations in 2010, China’s foreign minister Yang Jiechi, facing a barrage of complaints about his country’s behaviour in the region, blurted out the sort of thing polite leaders usually prefer to leave unsaid. Continue reading

Syria forces hit rebels

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Syrian forces pressed a crackdown on rebel bastions Wednesday despite a truce pledge, with the United States voicing doubts that President Bashar al-Assad will comply with a peace plan deadline. Continue reading

No country would have been Iran’s enemy without U.S. pressure: Iran

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President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that no country would have adopted a hostile attitude toward Iran if the United States had not exerted pressure on it to change its policy on Iran. Continue reading

China’s military rising supports to Pakistan: India

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China’s military modernisation and its continued support to Pakistan, including infrastructure development in Northern Areas, were listed by the Army as the major threats faced by the country. Continue reading

Russia to Upgrade Two Warships for Algerian Navy

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Russia’s Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg has signed a contract on the overhaul of two warships for the Algerian navy, the company’s press service said on Thursday. Continue reading

500th test flight for Russian fighter

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Sukhoi’s Su-35S stealth fighter, being built for the Russian air force, has completed a 500th test flight for evaluation of equipment and maneuverability. Continue reading

Poland seeks additional helicopters

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Poland’s Ministry of Defense is seeking multi-operational helicopters for its land, air and naval forces. Continue reading

Russia to Control NATO Ulyanovsk Transit Base

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The projected Ulyanovsk transit base for NATO supplies to and from Afghanistan will remain under Russian customs control and will have no NATO civil or military personnel, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday. Continue reading