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US launches first drone strikes in Syria from Turkey base

The US has launched its first drone strikes on northern Syria from a Turkish airbase, the Pentagon reports. Earlier this week, the White House authorized airstrikes to protect “moderate” rebels in Syria, and included strikes against government forces.

06.08.2015. 20:40:25 |

France will pay compensation worth €1.2 billion to Russia for cancelled Mistral deal

The two warships will become property of France after the compensation is paid.

06.08.2015. 12:00:51 |

Lavrov: US military buildup in Asia is disproportionally huge

The Russian minister also said the US was building missile defense in cooperation with Japan and South Korea.

05.08.2015. 20:00:20 |

Russian tankmen to help Chinese and Belarusian teams at Open Water competitions

The final stage of the contest will take place on August 8.

05.08.2015. 12:00:38 |

Russian Defense Ministry proposed military contest to Pentagon

Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Russia is ready to "demonstrate who is better" at military ranges in Western Europe and the United States.

05.08.2015. 10:16:22 |

Kremlin doubts veracity of OSCE data on Russian military presence in Ukraine conflict area

Vladimir Putin's press secretary said he didn't know "how things stand with these statements this time" and noted that the issue was "more within the competence of the Russian Defense Ministry".

04.08.2015. 15:59:05 |

Taking sides in Syrian civil war? Obama authorizes airstrikes ‘to defend’ US-trained rebels

The US president has reportedly authorized the Air Force to protect Syrian rebels trained by Washington to fight against Islamic State by bombing any force attacking them, including Syrian regular troops. Thus the US may become involved in the Syrian civil war on the rebel side.

04.08.2015. 11:18:08 |

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