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Shymkent pilots built figure 70 in sky

Pilots in Shymkent have built a figure of 70 in the sky.

Shymkent pilots built figure 70 in sky
Defense Ministers of the CIS countries. ©kazpravda.kz
Kazakhstan and Russia on their way to joint air defence system

The legal framework of the joint air defence system of Kazakhstan and Russia is in place, practical implementation commences.

Kazakhstan and Russia on their way to joint air defence system
Sweden's Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist. ©Reuters
Sweden raises defence budget amid Russia concerns

Sweden will raise defence spending by 10.2 billion kronor for the period 2016 to 2020, the government said amid concerns over Russia's military resurgence.

Sweden raises defence budget amid Russia concerns
Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircraft. Photo © RIA Novosti
Russia to supply Su-30 Flankers to Kazakhstan

Russia is starting the shipment of the The Sukhoi Su-30, Flanker C fighter aircrafts to Kazakhstan.

Russia to supply Su-30 Flankers to Kazakhstan
300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: Army
300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: Army

About 300 US paratroopers arrived this week in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east.

300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: Army
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. ©RIA Novosti
Russian defence chiefs blame US for global security risks

Top Russian defence officials lashed out at the USA, accusing it of undermining global security by funding revolutions and expanding NATO in a bid to contain Russia.

Russian defence chiefs blame US for global security risks
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Resurgent Russia worries Finns, but NATO not an option

Finns are once again worried about the threat posed by their resurgent eastern neighbour Russia, though they remain firmly opposed to joining NATO.

Resurgent Russia worries Finns, but NATO not an option
Pentagon chief vows to deploy 'best' US weaponry to Asia
Pentagon chief vows to deploy 'best' US weaponry to Asia

Defence Secretary Ashton Carter promised that the US would deploy state of the art weaponry in Asia, including the latest stealth bombers and cyber warfare units.

Pentagon chief vows to deploy 'best' US weaponry to Asia
US to hold Iraqi forces to account in Tikrit: official
US to hold Iraqi forces to account in Tikrit: official

The United States is closely monitoring Iraqi forces in Tikrit amid allegations of human rights abuses committed by Baghdad's troops.

US to hold Iraqi forces to account in Tikrit: official
Prince Harry to embed with Australian army from Monday
Prince Harry to embed with Australian army from Monday

Prince Harry will begin a month-long attachment with the Australian Army, spending time on bush patrols, working with an indigenous regiment.

Prince Harry to embed with Australian army from Monday
NATO allies come to grips with Russia's 'hybrid warfare'
NATO allies come to grips with Russia's 'hybrid warfare'

NATO allies are scrambling to protect vulnerable Baltic partners from the threat of hybrid warfare, a Russian tactic that officials and experts say is based on deception rather than formal declaration of war.

NATO allies come to grips with Russia's 'hybrid warfare'
Prince Harry to quit British army after 10 years
Prince Harry to quit British army after 10 years

Prince Harry announced he is to leave the British army after 10 years' service that has seen him twice fight on the front line in Afghanistan.

Prince Harry to quit British army after 10 years
Prime Minister of Estonia Taavi Roivas. ©RIA Novosti
Estonians vote amid heightened security concerns over Russia

Estonia's centre-left coalition is poised to return to power in an election marked by nerves in the NATO member over the military resurgence of Russia.

Estonians vote amid heightened security concerns over Russia
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Estonia shows off NATO ties at celebrations on Russian border

Estonia marked its independence day with a military parade featuring NATO hardware and troops on its eastern border with Russia amid heightened east-west tensions over Ukraine.

Estonia shows off NATO ties at celebrations on Russian border
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Russia may try to seize NATO territory, warns general

Russia could try to seize territory from NATO states off the back of fighting in Ukraine, the military alliance's deputy commander in Europe.

Russia may try to seize NATO territory, warns general
UN chief seeks action on Syria sieges, barrel bombs
UN chief seeks action on Syria sieges, barrel bombs

Denouncing a business-as-usual approach to Syria, UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for urgent action to lift sieges on civilians and to end barrel bomb attacks.

UN chief seeks action on Syria sieges, barrel bombs
EU urges joint action to stop Libya 'breaking apart'
EU urges joint action to stop Libya 'breaking apart'

The European Union said it will meet with the Egyptian and US governments this week to discuss joint action on Libya.

EU urges joint action to stop Libya 'breaking apart'
New Pentagon chief could collide with White House
New Pentagon chief could collide with White House

Ashton Carter was confirmed as US defense secretary, and he could soon find himself at odds with a White House that clashed with previous Pentagon chiefs.

New Pentagon chief could collide with White House
UN pulls support to DR Congo operation
UN pulls support to DR Congo operation

The United Nations is temporarily pulling support to the Democratic Republic of Congo's planned military operation to drive out rebels.

UN pulls support to DR Congo operation
Obama delays Ukraine arms decision amid diplomatic whirlwind
Obama delays Ukraine arms decision amid diplomatic whirlwind

US President Barack Obama agreed to hold off a controversial decision on sending arms to Ukraine until German-led efforts to broker a ceasefire with Russia are given a chance.

Obama delays Ukraine arms decision amid diplomatic whirlwind