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Working meeting with Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov

July 31, 2010

The Minister briefed President Medvedev on measures taken by the Defence Ministry to fight forest fires in Central Russia.

Tags: Armed Forces

Vostok 2010 strategic operations exercises

July 4, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev watched the exercises from aboard the nuclear-powered battle cruiser Peter the Great and held a meeting with the heads of the Defence Ministry, General Staff, and the Navy.

Tags: Armed Forces, Primorye Territory

State decorations to servicemen who took part in an operation to free the Moscow University tanker from pirates

July 4, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev presented decorations to sixteen servicemen in a ceremony on board the cruiser Peter the Great. The servicemen were decorated for their part in an operation to free the Moscow University tanker from pirates.

Tags: Armed Forces, state decorations

Reception for graduates of military academies and universities

June 30, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated graduates of Russia’s military academies and universities on the successful completion of their studies.

Tags: Armed Forces

Meeting on budget for military and law enforcement agencies

June 28, 2010

Financing for long-term strategic programmes in adjustment of money allowances to the military, Interior Ministry reform and housing provision for officers were the subjects of discussion.

Tags: Armed Forces, budget

Working meetings with Defence Minister and newly appointed military officials

June 22, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev had working meetings with Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov, which were attended by newly appointed commander of the Strategic Missile Forces Sergei Karakayev and First Deputy Defence Minister Vladimir Popovkin.

Tags: Armed Forces

Working meeting with Minister of Defence Anatoly Serdyukov and newly appointed head of Federal Agency for Supplies of Arms, Military and Special Equipment and Material Nadezhda Sinikova

June 17, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev expressed his confidence that Nadezhda Sinikova will be able to make the Agency more efficient and will create an organisation capable of optimising the supplies of high quality military equipment to meet the needs of the Defence Ministry, police and other law enforcement agencies.

Tags: Armed Forces

Trip to Severodvinsk

June 15, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev participated in the launch ceremony of a new generation nuclear submarine. The ceremony took place at the military shipyard of Production Association Northern Machine-Building Enterprise (Sevmash).

Tags: Armed Forces, regions, Arkhangelsk Region

Meeting of the Public Supervisory Board of the Kronstadt Naval Cathedral

May 29, 2010

Svetlana Medvedeva participated in a meeting of the Public Supervisory Board of the Kronstadt Naval Cathedral.

Tags: Armed Forces, religion

Meeting of the Commission for Military Technology Cooperation with Foreign States

May 26, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev held a meeting of the Commission for Military Technology Cooperation with Foreign States.

Tags: Armed Forces, foreign policy

Dmitry Medvedev held a meeting on the country’s law enforcement, security and armed forces budget

May 24, 2010

The President set the goal of bringing the share of modern arms in the Russian armed forces up to at least 30 percent by 2015.

Tags: Armed Forces, budget, national security

Meeting on current state and development prospects for military communications systems

May 21, 2010

All outdated analogue systems should be replaced with digital systems as part of the programme to establish a common command system for troops and weapons at tactical level by 2012. This applies above all to military units in the North Caucasus Military District, the President said.

Tags: Armed Forces, national security, telecommunications

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