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Kalashnikov presents: New assault boats showcased in St. Petersburg (VIDEO)
Kalashnikov Concern showed off its new military assault boats for the first time at the International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS 2015) in St. Petersburg, giving attendees the chance to come aboard and check out the new vessels.

04.07.2015 22:26

Pantsir-S1 missiles fired at Russia’s air defense competition (VIDEO)
Missiles from Russia’s international bestselling Pantsir-S1 system were fired during a large-scale contest that saw the country’s various air defense forces competing against each other.

04.07.2015 13:54

Tanks as toys: German police raid turns up WW2-era armament in pensioner’s home
German police found a WWII tank, an anti-aircraft gun, and a torpedo in a raid on a house belonging to an elderly man. The man’s property had been searched previously on suspicion that stolen Nazi art was being stored there.

04.07.2015 04:32

Kiev in violation of heavy weaponry clause in E. Ukraine - OSCE
The OSCE has warned that a growing presence of heavy weaponry on the government controlled side of Donbass territory has put Ukrainian security forces in violation of the terms of the demarcation line, according to OSCE Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug.

04.07.2015 02:18

​Gun-hoarding man accidentally shot himself in head during police raid – inquest
A Bradford man accidently shot himself in the head with a weapon from his illicit horde of firearms, crossbows and knives when police raided his home, an inquest has heard.

03.07.2015 09:54

‘Competing ISIS & Al-Qaeda place European Jews under greater threat’
Competition for global influence between different extremist groups has left European Jews facing a heightened threat of terror attack, one senior terror expert has warned.

03.07.2015 08:40

​Thatcher govt didn’t oppose Saddam’s chemical weapons program, declassified papers show
As Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was building up its chemical weapons arsenal with the help of a British firm, Margaret Thatcher’s government decided not to oppose it, fearing that otherwise it would be subjected to criticism.

03.07.2015 10:30

New US military strategy: ‘Russia, China - threat to unipolar domination fantasy’
The Pentagon’s new military strategy proposes that Russia is a major US adversary, that there might be a war between the two countries, and that the US is losing its military technology supremacy, says Brian Becker from the anti-war Answer Coalition.

02.07.2015 12:00

‘Yankee go home!’ Hundreds stage anti-US protest in front of embassy in Kiev
Demonstrators have gathered in front of the US embassy in Kiev to protest against what they call US meddling in Ukraine’s internal affairs, including the military conflict in eastern Ukraine.

01.07.2015 18:17

Buy American… Kalashnikovs: US-made Russian rifles now on sale
After a year of sanctions-imposed scarcity, Americans will finally be able to purchase Kalashnikovs. The Pennsylvania-based Kalashnikov USA announced it will sell several models of the iconic Russian rifles and shotguns, manufactured in the US.

01.07.2015 14:02

Russian arms chief pledges to completely replace Ukrainian components by 2018
Deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin has told the State Duma that by 2018 Russian defense industry will completely overcome the dependence on Ukrainian-made components as well as from a large number of producers from EU and NATO countries.

01.07.2015 12:43

‘Yemeni jailbreak will contribute to bloodshed, suffering’
The recent escape of jail intimates in Yemen will only worsen the situation in the country which is already in tatters, and will lead to even more suffering among the civilian population, political analyst Max Abrahms, told RT.

01.07.2015 11:22