Russia’s FSB discovers cache of weapons, explosives in Volgograd region

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has discovered an arms cache in the Volgograd region, the FSB said in a statement on Thursday. “Officers of the FSB branch in the Volgograd region discovered a cache of firearms and ammunition during an Read More …

Russian Army develops system to detect suicide bombers in crowds using Syrian experience

Servicemen of the Russian Ground Forces’ Fifth Scientific Regiment developed a system to detect the so-called suicide belts in crowded areas, using experience gained in Syria. The new system is presented at the Army-2020 international military and technical forum. The Read More …

Russian general killed, two servicemen wounded in Syria explosion

A military adviser in the rank of a major-general was killed in an explosion in Syria while two servicemen were wounded, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday. An improvised roadside bomb exploded 15 km from the city of Deir ez-Zor Read More …

Russia, Wagner Group Continue Military Involvement in Libya

U.S. Africa Command has mounting evidence that Russia, through the Wagner Group, continues to position military equipment in Libya capable of conducting kinetic operations there. Overhead imagery shows Wagner forces and equipment on the front lines of the Libyan conflict Read More …

Russian security service kills 4 suspected IS terrorists in North Caucasus

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Wednesday it had eliminated in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic in North Caucasus four suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group. It said in a statement that the suspects were found in Read More …

AFRICOM: Russia, Wagner Group complicating Libyan ceasefire efforts

U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) has clear evidence that Russian employed, state-sponsored Wagner Group laid landmines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in and around Tripoli, further violating the United Nations arms embargo and endangering the lives of innocent Libyans. Verified photographic Read More …

Several injured as Russo-Turkish patrol in Syria hits IED

Three Russian and several Turkish soldiers were injured Tuesday in Syria’s volatile Idlib province when a joint military patrol hit an improvised explosive device, the Russian defense ministry said. The device blew up at 8:50 local time (0550 GMT) as Read More …

Russia: FSB thwarts terror attack at marketplace in Crimean capital

The Federal Security Service (FSB) has prevented a terror attack at a marketplace in Simferopol and detained five suspected Russian nationals who maintained contacts with Ukrainian radical forces, the FSB press office told TASS on Wednesday. “The Federal Security Service Read More …

Stash of explosive devices discovered in Russia’s Chuvashia

Investigators in Russia’s Chuvashia Region initiated criminal proceedings over terrorism charges after a stash of improvised explosive devices was found, the Investigative Committee’s regional directorate announced Tuesday. “Criminal proceedings were initiated over preparations to conduct a terror attack under Article 205 of Read More …