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Moscow shows its military mettle in run-up to Victory Day parade Russia paraded some of its most modern military gear, including the world's most advanced tank, through the streets of Moscow on Monday in a rehearsal for a massed parade to mark the 70th anniversary of victory in the second world war on Saturday. Read…

Russian Military Television Offers Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson a Job The Defense Ministry's Zvezda television station, eyeing an opportunity to jump on Clarkson's huge following in Russia, on Thursday published a letter sent to the presenter this week inviting him to Moscow to discuss launching a Russian car show. The … Read more on The…

Russia and Egypt Planning Definitive Military Cooperation Agreement "This document will for many years determine the direction of our cooperation in the military sphere," Shoigu said at the opening of talks with Egyptian Defense Minister Sidqi Sobqi in Moscow on Tuesday. The deal will see Egyptian officers and troops … Read more on The Moscow…

Королевский оркестр гвардии Его Величества и церемониальный взвод, «Спасская башня» Orquestra da Guarda Real de Sua Majestade e pelotão cerimonial, “Torre Sp… Video Rating: 4 / 5

Russian military on alert in Moscow, Grozny amid new crisis The Moscow-based National Anti-terrorist Committee said in a statement that after the attack on the traffic police, gunmen occupied a publishing house in the centre of Grozny. It said security services, police and emergency services personnel … Read more on NEWS.com.au

Instaweek: Military music festival and new football stadium in Moscow A monument to the founders of the Moscow Art Theater, Konstantin Stanislavsky and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, was unveiled on Moscow's Kamergersky Pereulok. The “father” figures are depicted standing directly opposite their “offspring.” … Read more on Russia Beyond the Headlines

Moscow will review its military strategy in face of NATO plan for rapid … MOSCOW — Russia said Tuesday that it was reviewing its military strategy in the face of expected NATO plans to establish a rapid-reaction force capable of deploying quickly to Eastern Europe, ratcheting up tensions ahead of a NATO summit this week.…

Ramenskoye Military Airfield to Become Moscow's 4th International Airport Ramenskoye airfield in Moscow's southwest suburbs, currently a cluster of hangars that serves as a launch pad for prototype military aircraft and home to one of world's largest air shows, is set to be transformed within two years into Moscow's fourth … Read more on The Moscow…

Moscow has a long history of making interesting excuses for its military … That's led many people to conclude that a huge 280-truck convoy currently on its way from Russia to eastern Ukraine is packed with military aid — not the humanitarian supplies Moscow claims. The government in Kiev says an invasion is imminent under…

Parliament Revokes Russia's Right to Military Intervention in Ukraine A senior lawmaker said the move, which Putin had requested, should be seen as an act of goodwill to help facilitate peace efforts in Ukraine, where Moscow sees itself as the defender of the rights of the Russian-speaking minority. But he said the … Read more…

At Moscow Victory Day Parade, Vladimir Putin Reviews Russia's Military Might … On May 8, 1945, Nazi Germany signed its unconditional surrender, ending World War II in Europe. It was past midnight in Moscow, and therefore May 9 has since been the day when the Soviet Union, and then most of its successor nations, celebrated…

Thousands In Moscow Protest Crimea Military Action A counter-protest of 15,000 people also gathered in Moscow on Sunday "in support of Crimea and against fascism," the Russian Interior Ministry told the Kyviv Post. Police kept the two events apart from each other in order to avoid clashes, Bloomberg … Read more on Huffington Post