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Instructions issued following completion of work to destroy chemical weapons in Russia

October 13, 2017

The President approved a list of instructions following the completion of work to destroy chemical weapons in the Russian Federation.

Tags: Armed Forces

Meeting of Military-Industrial Commission

September 19, 2017

Vladimir Putin visited the Almaz-Antey Air and Space Defence Corporation, where he was updated on promising defence projects and held a meeting of the Military-Industrial Commission.

Tags: Armed Forces, national security

Zapad-2017 joint Russian-Belarusian strategic military exercises

September 18, 2017

The Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces Vladimir Putin observed the action of the troops of the Union State of Russia and Belarus during the main stage of the Zapad-2017 joint strategic military exercises at the Luzhsky training ground in Leningrad Region.

Tags: Armed Forces, foreign policy, regions, Belarus, Leningrad Region

Meeting with permanent members of the Security Council

September 15, 2017

Vladimir Putin held a meeting with permanent members of the Security Council to discuss the situation in Syria, North Korea and the domestic agenda.

Tags: Armed Forces, foreign policy, national security

Touring corvette Sovershenny

September 6, 2017

Vladimir Putin toured the new Russian Project 20380 Corvette Sovershenny moored in Ajax Bay near Russky Island, where the Eastern Economic Forum is being held.

Tags: Armed Forces, national security, Primorye Territory

Defence Minister reported to President Putin on successful operation to break siege on Deir ez-Zor

September 5, 2017

Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to the Commander-in-Chief on the completion of the operation to lift the terrorists’ siege of the Syrian town of Deir ez-Zor.

Tags: Armed Forces, foreign policy, Syria

Greetings to paratroopers and veterans of Russia’s Airborne Forces on Paratroopers Day

August 2, 2017

The President congratulated the paratroopers and veterans of Russia’s Airborne Forces on Paratroopers Day.

Tags: Armed Forces

Visit to Admiralty building

July 30, 2017

A reception to mark Russian Navy Day was hosted at the restored Admiralty building, which houses the Russian Navy Headquarters.

Tags: Armed Forces

Visit to the Kirov Military Medical Academy Clinic

July 30, 2017

During his trip to St Petersburg, the President visited the Multidisciplinary Clinic of the Kirov Military Medical Academy.

Tags: Armed Forces, healthcare, Saint Petersburg

The Main Naval Parade in St Petersburg

July 30, 2017

Vladimir Putin arrived in St Petersburg on Navy Day to review the Main Naval Parade held in the Neva and inner harbour of Kronstadt.

Tags: Armed Forces, Saint Petersburg

Greetings to organisers, participants and guests of International Army Games 2017

July 29, 2017

International Army Games will be held from July 29 to August 12.

Tags: Armed Forces

Law to ratify the protocol to the agreement between Russia and Syria on deploying a Russian air group in the Syrian Arab Republic

July 27, 2017

President Vladimir Putin has signed Federal Law On Ratifying the Protocol to the August 26, 2015 Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Syrian Arab Republic on Deploying an Air Group of the Russian Armed Forces in the Syrian Arab Republic.

Tags: Armed Forces, foreign policy, Syria

Basic Principles of State Naval Policy until 2030 approved

July 20, 2017

Vladimir Putin signed the Executive Order On Approving the Basic Principles of State Naval Policy for the Period until 2030.

Tags: Armed Forces, national security

Meeting of Commission for Military Technical Cooperation with Foreign States

July 6, 2017

Vladimir Putin held a meeting of the Commission for Military Technical Cooperation with Foreign States.

Tags: Armed Forces, foreign policy

Reception in honour of graduates of military academies

June 28, 2017

A reception in honour of graduates of military higher education institutions run by the Defence Ministry, Interior Ministry, Emergency Situations Ministry, Federal Security Service, Federal Penitentiary Service, Federal Guard Service and Federal National Guard Service was held at the Grand Kremlin Palace.

Tags: Armed Forces, universities

Meeting of the bureau of the Russian Engineering Union and the League for Assisting Defence Enterprises of Russia

June 27, 2017

Vladimir Putin took part in a meeting of the bureau of the Russian Engineering Union and the League for Assisting Defence Enterprises of Russia.

Tags: Armed Forces, industry, Udmurtian Republic

Instructions following Direct Line with Vladimir Putin

June 22, 2017

Vladimir Putin approved a list of instructions following Direct Line with Vladimir Putin on June 15, 2017.

Tags: Armed Forces, environment, healthcare, housing and utilities, industry, land relations, regions, school, social services

Condolences to late Yury Drozdov’s family

June 21, 2017

Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to the family of General Yury Drozdov following his death.

Tags: Armed Forces

Greeting on Border Guards Day

May 28, 2017

Vladimir Putin congratulated military and civilian personnel and veterans of the FSB Border Guards Service on their professional holiday, Border Guards Day.

Tags: Armed Forces

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