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Russian fighters violate Swedish airspace during joint Finland-Sweden military drills

In an incident which the Swedish Air Force described as "particularly serious" given the current war in Ukraine, four Russian military aircraft violated Swedish airspace on Wednesday. Sweden called the Russian actions unprofessional and...

Ukraine warns of general European war

Despite urging no panic over the Russian military build-up near Ukraine's borders five days ago, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that a Russia-Ukraine conflict would turn into a “fully-fledged” European war during a press...

Heavy clashes between Armenia, Azerbaijan over disputed region

Heavy fighting has begun between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. On Sunday morning, Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan said that Armenia began intensive shelling on the positions of the Azerbaijani army...

Venezuela puts S-300 on operational readiness, Russian troops arrive amid regional tension

Israel-based Image Sat International (ISI) reported 24 March that the Venezuelan military has deployed more S-300VM 'Antey-2500' (NATO reporting name: SA-23 GladiatorGiant) air defence systems and placed them on operational readiness at the Capitán...

Satellite imagery reveals Russian Su-25 jets returned to Syria

Satellite images published by Israel-based Image Sat International (ISI) indicates that the Russian Armed Forces have deployed Sukhoi SU-25 attack aircraft to Syria after an eight-month hiatus. Russia withdrew its SU-25 aircraft in July 2018,...

Russian Air Force hits militant target in Syria’s Idlib

Russian news agency TASS reported 13 March that Russian Aerospace Forces had destroyed a weapons depot belonging to the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terror group (also known as Jabhat al-Nusra and al-Qaeda in Syria) in...