Contents tagged with Sergey Shoygu

  • Russian Minister of Defense promises retaliatory measures in connection with Finland and Sweden’s cooperation with NATO

    Russia will be forced to take retaliatory measures due to Finland and Sweden’s cooperation with NATO, the head of the Russian Ministry of Defense Sergey Shoygu announced at the board of the Ministry on Tuesday.

    According to him, the behavior of their Western colleagues will lead to the destruction of the existing global security system in the world and will generate even greater mistrust. The involvement of Finland and Sweden in NATO structures is of particular concern.

    As reported by …

  • Russia to Deploy Three New Divisions along Western Border

    The Russian Minister of Defense, Sergey Shoygu, stated that three new divisions of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation will be deployed along the Western border in 2016.

    “I can’t but mention such a critical task, which is the formation of three divisions in Western direction. The task is extremely important,” Shoygu said. The Minister of Defense stressed that alongside the creation of the new divisions, there is a need to set up proper infrastructure including barracks, firing ranges …