Russia beefs up military forces in occupied Crimea

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Thursday briefed Putin on the progress of the snap drills of the Russian occupation forces in Crimea, as reported by an UNIAN correspondent.

“The troops and forces taking part in the drills were deployed at a distance of 3,000 km in 18 ranges; the military group in Crimea was enhanced,” said Shoigu. Continue reading

Russia Readies Strategic Bombers in Snap Far East Military Drills

MOSCOW, July 14 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s air base of Tu-95MS Bear-H strategic bombers in the Amur Region is switching to full combat readiness as part of massive snap drills in the Eastern Military District, the Defense Ministry’s press office reported on Sunday. Continue reading