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Reception to celebrate Heroes of Fatherland Day

December 11, 2019

Vladimir Putin spoke at a reception to mark Heroes of the Fatherland Day.

Tags: Armed Forces, Great Patriotic War

Meeting with Defence Ministry leadership and heads of defence industry enterprises

December 5, 2019

The President held the final meeting in a series of meetings on the development of the Armed Forces and the defence industry.

Tags: Armed Forces

Meeting with senior Defence Ministry officials and defence industry executives

December 3, 2019

The President held a meeting on the implementation of the state defence order for the Navy. 

Tags: Armed Forces

Meeting with senior Defence Ministry officials and defence industry top executives

December 2, 2019

The President opened a series of meetings on the current state and development prospects of the Russian Navy.

Tags: Armed Forces

Visiting Admiralty Shipyards

November 27, 2019

Vladimir Putin inspected the submarine Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky and ships under construction: the Ivan Papanin icebreaker patrol ship and the Viktor Chernomyrdin icebreaker. He also took part in the keel-laying ceremony for the Nikolay Zubov icebreaker patrol ship.

Tags: Armed Forces, industry, Saint Petersburg

Meeting of Russian Federation Security Council

November 22, 2019

The President chaired a meeting of the Russian Federation Security Council to discuss prospects for the development of the Armed Forces and other troops, military units and agencies engaged in defence for the period until 2030.

Tags: Armed Forces, national security

Law Ratifying Agreement on Using and Further Streamlining Intra-CIS Military Satellite Communications Systems

November 12, 2019

President Vladimir Putin signed the Federal Law On the Ratification of the Agreement on Using and Further Streamlining Intra-CIS Military Satellite Communications Systems.

Tags: Armed Forces, CIS, telecommunications

Presentation of officers appointed to senior command posts

November 6, 2019

A ceremony presenting officers and prosecutors appointed to senior command posts and awarded higher military and senior (special) titles and ranks was held in the Grand Kremlin Palace.

Tags: Armed Forces

Vladimir Putin inspects corvette Gremyashchy

October 31, 2019

The Supreme Commander-in-Chief visited the Yantar Shipyard, where he was shown the corvette Gremyashchy, which was floated out in 2017 and is now completing the contractor’s sea trials.

Tags: Armed Forces, Kaliningrad Region

Grom-2019 strategic command-post exercises

October 17, 2019

Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin led a training session of the strategic deterrence forces as part of the Grom-2019 command-post exercises.

Tags: Armed Forces, national security

Greetings on Ground Forces Day

October 1, 2019

Vladimir Putin congratulated current and former personnel of the Russian Federation Ground Forces on their professional holiday.

Tags: Armed Forces

Meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov

September 26, 2019

Vladimir Putin held a working meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov to discuss the implementation of programmes on the defence industry diversification and import substitution. Yury Borisov presented new proposals to the President intended to accelerate the achievement of these goals.

Tags: Armed Forces, national security

Military-Industrial Commission meeting

September 19, 2019

Vladimir Putin held a meeting of the Military-Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation at the Kalashnikov Academy Youth Technology Park.

Tags: Armed Forces, regions, Udmurtian Republic

Celebrations marking the 80th anniversary of victory in Battle of Khalkhin Gol

September 3, 2019

Vladimir Putin and President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga attended an official reception marking the 80th anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Khalkhin Gol.

Tags: Armed Forces, foreign policy, Mongolia

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