The air defense system deployment process was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
11:20, 09 June 2020
Putin and Erdogan met near Moscow at MAKS 2019 Airshow.
22:30, 27 August 2019
The move comes after Ankara received S-400 missile-defense systems from Russia.
10:15, 17 July 2019
The Turkish president said he believed the dispute with Washington over the S-400s would be overcome "without a problem", adding that his U.S. counterpart supported Turkey.
10:20, 01 July 2019
Five S-400 anti-aircraft missile batteries, plus additional troops and fighters, let Moscow better defend the Black Sea and threaten Europe and the Middle East.
21:30, 12 June 2019
Washington has threatened to remove Turkey from its F-35 fighter jet program unless it drops the deal, and has set its own deadline of July 31.
14:28, 12 June 2019
If Turkey were removed from the F-35 program, it would be one of the most significant ruptures in recent history in the relationship between the two allies, experts said.
16:00, 07 June 2019
"Don't believe the Russian hype," journalists say.
21:40, 08 March 2019
The S-400 can engage targets at a distance of 400 km and at an altitude of up to 30 km.
12:49, 19 December 2018
Official sources said the two countries signed the $5 billion S-400 air defense system deal after talks between the two leaders in Hyderabad House.
15:30, 05 October 2018
The Russian and Turkish parties also discussed other promising projects in the field of military-technical cooperation.
13:20, 04 April 2018
<p>Russia deployed a new division of S-400 surface-to-air missiles in Crimea on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, in an escalation of military tensions on the Crimean peninsula, according to Reuters.</p>
14:33, 13 January 2018
Russia to deploy S-400 missile systems in occupied Crimea for "protection from Ukraine" – Russian media<p>The Russian Federation will deploy in the illegally-annexed Crimea its S-400 Triumph missile systems for "protection against aerial threats from Ukraine," RIA Novosti reported citing its sources.</p>
09:00, 10 January 2018
<p>Reports from Ankara say Russia and Turkey have signed a deal under which Russia will supply its S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Turkey, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).</p>
18:15, 29 December 2017
<p>Saudia Arabia has agreed a deal to purchase S400 missile defense systems from Russia on Thursday during the state visit of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz to Moscow, according to Al Arabiya.</p>
12:00, 06 October 2017