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NATO: Russian forces could pose wider threat
Military chief says build-up of Russian army at Ukrainian border is large enough to menace other post-Soviet states.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2014 21:08 GMT
Ukraine rivals clash as Russia alerts troops
Russia orders battle tests for forces near border and moves to secure Ukraine-based fleet, as tensions rise in Crimea.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2014 03:09 GMT
Putin backs Sisi to be president of Egypt
Russian leader says army chief, who has not officially declared candidacy, has made decision to run for top job.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2014 18:42 GMT
Egypt's Sisi heads to Moscow for talks
Military chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and his foreign minister will meet with Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2014 11:13 GMT
Egypt warms to Russia as US ties cool
Visit by Russian ministers seen as attempt by both countries to assert themselves amid Middle East's power vacuum.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 08:19 GMT
Egypt hails renewed military ties with Russia
General Abdel al-Sisi welcomes new era of co-operation with Moscow, but does not announce any deals after Russian visit.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2013 17:09 GMT
Israel confirms missile test
Defence ministry confirms joint exercise with US of anti-ballistic missile system in Mediterranean.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 22:23 GMT
US and Russia to push for Syria peace talks
Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov say new Geneva peace conference crucial to resolving war.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2013 06:10 GMT
US and Russian officials meet amid tensions
Secretary of State John Kerry says nations must find ways to work around disagreements on Syria and other issues.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2013 17:23 GMT
Russia president dismisses top general
Vladimir Putin fires General Nikolai Makarov, chief of staff of the armed forces, in reshuffle after corruption scandal.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2012 17:41 GMT
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