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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All outdated analogue systems should be replaced with digital systems as part of the programme to establish a common command system for troops and weapons at tactical level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

Meeting with Students of National University of Kiev

May 18, 2010

The meeting with students at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev took place within the framework of the official visit of the President of Russia to Ukraine.

Tags: Armed Forces, CSTO, foreign policy, science and innovation, universities, Ukraine

Dmitry Medvedev met with Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov

May 1, 2010

The President instructed Anatoly Serdyukov to prepare a plan for developing the Black Sea Fleet's naval base in Sevastopol, and to conclude an agreement with Ukraine on developing social infrastructure there.

Tags: Armed Forces

Meeting with the permanent Security Council members

April 30, 2010

The President congratulated the meeting’s participants on the ratification by the Russian parliament and Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada of the Russian-Ukrainian agreement extending Russia’s lease of a naval base and presence of its Black Sea Fleet on Ukrainian territory for 25 years.

Tags: Armed Forces, foreign policy

Expanded meeting of the Defence Ministry Board

March 5, 2010

The meeting summed up the results of the Defence Ministry’s work in 2009 and clarified its objectives for 2010.

Tags: Armed Forces

Dmitry Medvedev had a meeting with President of the United States Barack Obama.

April 1, 2009

The Russian delegation at the talks included Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov, Presidential Aide Sergei Prikhodko, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov and Minister of Finance Alexei Kudrin. The U.S. delegation included Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, National Security Advisor James Jones, and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

Tags: Armed Forces, foreign policy, G20, G8, Russia–NATO, United States

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