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Russian military police move into Syria

Around 300 more Russian military police arrived in Syria, the defence ministry said, under an accord between Ankara and Moscow which halted Turkey’s military...

Russian operatives sacrifice followers to stay under cover on Facebook

Efforts by Russian influence campaigns to stay undetected on social media ahead of next year’s US elections are undermining ability to gain followers and...

CAR considering Russian military base

Central African Republic is considering hosting a Russian military base and would like Moscow to supply it with weapons RIA news agency cited the...

Russia dismisses hacking reports as “unsavoury”

Moscow dismissed media reports that Russian hackers piggybacked on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organisations in dozens of countries as...

Russia keen to manufacture military hardware with South Africa

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Russia has expressed interest in jointly producing military equipment with South Africa, as South Africa is the leading defence hardware manufacturer on the continent. This...

Nigeria confirms order for a dozen Mi-35 helicopters from Russia

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Russia and Nigeria have confirmed a contract for the delivery of 12 Mi-35 attack helicopters, with six having already been delivered. Nigeria ordered 12 Mi-35Ms...

Russian Tu-160 bombers arrive in South Africa

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Two Russian Aerospace Forces Tupolev Tu-160 ‘Blackjack’ bombers touched down at Air Force Base Waterkloof on Wednesday in a groundbreaking visit to South Africa. The...

Deal to remove YPG from border reached

Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in north-east Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and weapons from the Turkish border under a deal which...

Tu-160 visit to South Africa delayed

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A visit by two Russian Air Force Tu-160 bombers has been postponed by more than 24 hours due to technical problems, with the aircraft...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...