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Insight | Around Russia  | 17.01.23

Russian Defense Minister Held Meeting in Special Military Operation Zone


Russian Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu, held a meeting on increasing the number of Armed Forces to 1.5 million military personnel as part of his work in the joint Special Military Operation (SVO). The meeting was attended by Deputy Defense Ministers, Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Russia, and commanders on the implementation of the decision

Insight | Around Russia  | 28.10.22

Partial Mobilization in Russia Completed


Defense Minister of the Russian Federation, Sergei Shoigu, reported to the country’s President, Vladimir Putin, on the progress of partial mobilization.  “More than 1,300 representatives of executive authorities of various levels were called up and sent to the troops, more than 27 thousand entrepreneurs, 13 thousand citizens, without waiting to be called up, expressed a

Insight | Around Russia  | 04.10.22

Russia’s President Allowed Soldiers Serve Under Contract in FSB


Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has signed a decree granting Russians the right to sign a contract to serve in the FSB (Federal Security Service). According to the document, conscript soldiers can also serve under contract in the special service and the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation.  As reminded, on August 12, Putin also

US Government Warned Citizens of Alleged “Russian Invasion”


American citizens considering travelling to Ukraine have been advised by the US government to reconsider their trip, persistently warning that Russia could be planning an offensive against the neighbouring country.  On Monday, December 20, the US State Department updated its recommendations for the country, warning that “citizens should be aware of reports that Russia is

Russian Radars Track Over 50 Foreign Spy Planes by State Borders in a Week 


Russian radars tracked over 50 foreign aircraft that conducted air reconnaissance near the country’s state borders over the past week, as stated by the Defence Ministry’s official newspaper ‘Krasnaya Zvezda’. According to the infographics provided, 37 foreign spy planes and 19 drones conducted air reconnaissance over the indicated time.   Fighter jets of Russia’s air defence