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PH, Russia finalize military cooperation activities for 2019

Nov 10, 2018 - 11:23 AM

The 2019 activities include cooperation and security consultations between Philippine and Russian defense officials, and reciprocal visits of delegations and observers for military training activities

PORT CALL. Russian guided missile cruiser Varyag makes a port call in Manila on April 20, 2017. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Russia offers to sell PH submarines and more

Jan 29, 2017 - 10:36 AM

The Philippines is looking forward to signing a military to military agreement with Russia to allow exchanges between its militaries

SIGN OF FRIENDSHIP. Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev (seated, 1st from left) holds a news conference aboard the Russian anti-submarine ship Admiral Tributs on January 4, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Russia ready to help PH in fight vs terrorism, piracy

Jan 03, 2017 - 1:50 PM

Russian Navy Pacific Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov in Manila for a goodwill visit also foresees future multinational military exercises in the South China Sea involving the Philippines Russia China and even Malaysia

RUSSIAN WARSHIP. This picture taken on September 12, 2016, shows Russian destroyer Admiral Tributs arriving at Zhanjiang port in China's southern Guangdong province.  Russian navy ships arrived for eight-day joint military exercises with the Chinese navy in the South China Sea, in a show of force after an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant's extensive claims in the region. / AFP PHOTO / STR / China OUT

Russian, regime raids killed 82 in ISIS-held east Syria – new toll

Jun 26, 2016 - 3:34 PM

At least 82 people including 58 civilians are killed in Russian and regime air strikes on an Islamic State ISIS group held area of eastern Syria a monitor says

Tens of thousands flee new Syria offensives

Oct 21, 2015 - 12:14 PM

Moscow and Washington announces they have agreed measures to ensure air safety over Syria

FIGHTING MODE. A rebel fighter prepares to remotely fire a rocket onto pro-regime forces in Syria's northern embattled city of Aleppo on October 19, 2015. Karam al-Masri/AFP

'Kill Russians' urges Syrian Qaeda as Putin slams US

Oct 13, 2015 - 9:05 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin slams Washington for refusing to cooperate on Syria saying some of our partners simply have mush for brains

STRIKE. An image grab made from a video made available on the Russian Defence Ministry's official website on October 7, 2015 reportedly shows a Russian warship launching a cruise missile in the Caspian Sea during a strike against Islamic State (ISIS) group's positions in Syria. Russian Defense Ministry/Handout/AFP

NATO head sees 'troubling escalation' of Russian activity in Syria

Oct 08, 2015 - 3:21 PM

NATO chief Stoltenberg: We will assess the latest developments and their implications for the security of the alliance

STRIKE. An image grab made from a video made available on the Russian Defence Ministry's official website on October 7, 2015 reportedly shows a Russian warship launching a cruise missile in the Caspian Sea during a strike against Islamic State (ISIS) group's positions in Syria. Russian Defense Ministry/Handout/AFP

Ukraine cheers US vote for military aid, Russia outraged

Dec 13, 2014 - 1:07 PM

Kiev lawmakers hail the US move as a historic decision since they have long been pressing the West to provide military support to their beleaguered army

'HISTORIC DECISION.' Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko (L) and US President Barack Obama (R) attend a meeting in Warsaw, Poland, June 4, 2014. The US administration promised to step up the US military presence in Europe in response to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. File photo by Jacek Turczyk/EPA

NATO says Russia not discussing military activity

Dec 12, 2014 - 10:05 PM

UPDATED It takes two to have a dialogue and until now Russia has not demonstrated any interest in genuine dialogue says NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu

Hagel pushes US military ties with China's neighbor Mongolia

Apr 10, 2014 - 9:03 PM

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel endorses stronger military ties with Mongolia as it seeks a US partnership as a counterweight to its powerful neighbors Russia and China

Russia test-launches 'advanced' ballistic missile

Mar 05, 2014 - 7:30 AM

A US official said that Russia had notified Washington of the missile test in advance

China to buy Russian fighters, subs: state media

Mar 25, 2013 - 3:23 PM

The agreement to buy the 24 Su 35 fighters and four Lada class submarines was signed just before President Xi Jinping s weekend visit to Russia

Chinese military troops stand at attention at the Bayi Building in Beijing on September 18, 2012. AFP PHOTO / POOL / Larry Downing

China and Russia hold first navy exercises

Apr 23, 2012 - 9:55 AM

The six days of drills the first dedicated exercises involving navies of the two countries are taking place off China s east coast