The side-effects of the Vietnam War are destroying thousands of lives, with many Vietnamese saying no amount of US compensation can give them back their health.
Almost two trillion rubles ($60 billion) will be allocated for the country’s military's modernisation program in 2011.
The Pentagon has awarded a fuel contract worth over $300 million to supply its Manas air base in Kyrgyzstan to a corporation that is currently under investigation by the US Congress.
Russia's State Duma Foreign Affairs Committee has repealed an earlier decision to ratify the latest Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with the US after the American Senate made around 30 amendments to the original version.
With tensions rising over Iran’s nuclear program, the Iranian leader on Wednesday accused Russia of caving into US pressure by canceling a deal to supply S-300 ground-to-air missiles.
This week’s surge in violence in Iraq has raised doubts over its forces’ ability to cope with the challenges ahead. RT spoke on this issue with General Mohammed Al-Askari, spokesman for Iraq’s Ministry of Defense.
As violence rages in Iraq, paramilitary groups are struggling to maintain security in the region, and their methods are often causing concerns.
Russia has started shipping small arms to Afghanistan’s police forces. The first of the 16 planned cargo planes loaded with Russian weapons and ammunition landed on Tuesday in the capital Kabul.
The latest arms available to military and civilian security forces are on show, just outside Moscow.
November 01, 2010 04:08
The Western military alliance should “take Russia’s views into account” at its summit in Lisbon in November, a Kremlin source has said.
October 31, 2010 13:23
The Russian Navy and Army have performed four successful tests of different ballistic missiles, including the new SLBM Bulava missile, in just over a day.
October 30, 2010 05:00
The prospect for sustainable relations between Russia and NATO will depend on how the Alliance’s new strategy gives due consideration to Russian concerns over European security.
October 31, 2010 10:09