The Russian Defense Ministry says Viktor Ageev, who was captured by Ukrainian army on June 24 in the Luhansk region, retired from the Russian army last year.
The Staff of the Russian Black Sea Fleet denies allegations of attack on Ukrainian Navy An-26 aircraft on Feb. 1.
Russia’s Southern Military District troops need to be strengthened over the situation in southeast Ukraine and the activity of international terrorist groups in the North Caucasus.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia agreed with the Defense Ministry’s proposal to reduce military presence in Syria.
Divers have recovered one of the Tu-154's black boxes in the Black sea where the plane crashed on Sunday.
The terrorist attack is not considered as a version of Tu-154 crash, which could have been caused by equipment failure or crew error.
The artists of the Russian Aleksandrov ensemble, who died in the crash of the Russian Defense Ministry aircraft in the Black Sea, were the performers of the "Polite people" song dedicated to the occupation of Crimea.
A Russian female army medic was killed in hospital shelling in the Syrian city of Aleppo, while two other medics received injuries. One of those injured subsequently died in the hospital.
Russia's Defense Ministry has published an official letter proving its threats against Ukraine over military exercises near Russian-occupied Crimea.
The Russian Federation will strike back if Ukraine conducts missile-firing tests in the vicinity of occupied Crimea.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation summoned the Defense Attaché at the Embassy of Ukraine in Russia Friday to present military-diplomatic note in connection with Ukraine’s plans to hold missile-firing exercise near occupied Crimea.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation claims two of its members were abducted by agents of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Crimea. The servicemen were allegedly taken to the Mykolaiv region of Ukraine.
Aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov has begun combat operations towards the war-torn city after reaching Syrian shores last week.
July 21, 2014, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation presented its evidence relating the downing of Flight MH17 on July 17, 2014. Bellingcat has previously examined the claims made in this press conference in great detail, demonstrating how all the major claims made in the press conference were false, from claims about satellite imagery to claims about the movements of Buk missile launchers.
The Pechersk district court of Kyiv granted the petition of the Main Military Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine to detain Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu in order to impose pretrial confinement against him.
Missile ships Zeliony Dol and Serpukhov performed launches of Kalibr cruise missiles against facilities in Syria.
The Bellingcat Investigation Team has released a new report on the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) in July 2014 in Ukraine's Donbas. Bellingcat addressed experts from different fields of knowledge with a request to analyze a variety of physical evidence related to the MH17 catastrophe.