Putin orders large-scale snap checks on combat readiness of Russia's army, navy The move is part of preparations for the Caucasus-2020 war games.
13:25, 17 July 2020
Reuters: Ukrainian computer game featuring Hitler in Moscow angers Kremlin Starni Games, its Ukraine-based developer, in a statement released on Reddit, has denied glorifying Nazism.
11:20, 04 June 2020
NATO launches biggest war games since end of Cold War – media The Trident Juncture war games involve around 50,000 troops, 10,000 vehicles, 250 aircraft and 65 ships from all 29 alliance members, plus Sweden and Finland.
12:26, 25 October 2018
Russia attempting to provoke Dutch and UK Marines in Arctic Circle - media The Arctic Circle is increasingly viewed as key to UK and NATO strategic interests as the melting of the ice caps have opened up new shipping routes being used by Russia and China.
13:30, 15 October 2018
Russia may be telling 'true lies' about its 'unprecedented' war games with China – media Vostok is a no doubt a major undertaking for Russia's armed forces – and a major geopolitical development, given the inclusion of Chinese forces for the first time – but there are a number of reasons to believe Moscow is overstating the forces it has mustered.
13:51, 14 September 2018
Five weapons to watch for as Russia, China launch war games Chief of the Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov said that many modernized and new military equipment, including tanks, aircraft and ships, would be actively involved in the drills.
21:15, 11 September 2018
Russia, West show war games aren’t just games: ex-NATO chief As military tensions heat up, both sides will be flexing their muscles from Iceland to China.
22:20, 10 September 2018
Ukraine's defense & security chief: Over 120,000 troops involved in Russia-Belarus war-games <p>Secretary of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov estimates that over 120,000 troops and 10,000 units of military hardware are engaged in the active phase of the Russian-Belarusian Zapad (West) 2017 war-games.</p>
19:50, 19 September 2017
Sweden hosts huge war games exercise with NATO - Euronews <p>Sweden is undertaking its biggest military exercise in more than 20 years with support from NATO countries amid fears of Russian military build up, according to Euronews.</p>
21:50, 14 September 2017
Belarus at 'war' with imaginary country of Veyshnoria - BBC <p>A country invented as part of military exercises in Belarus has caught the imagination of locals, who have created a foreign ministry, flag, history and even its own Wikipedia page for the fictional nation, according to BBC.</p>
18:30, 31 August 2017