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Allied Spirits Exercise to Take Place in June

The "Allied Spirit" exercise is expected to be held in Poland next month. This comes after most military exercises were delayed or cancelled because of the pandemic. The exercise, originally scheduled for May, will now take place June 5-19 at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in northwestern Poland. The U.S. and Polish bilateral exercise will feature…
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Victory Day Parade Will Be Partially Held in 12 Cities

The press service of the Western Military District announced today that Victory Day Parade in St. Petersburg will be held on May 9; it will include air and sea shows. More than a hundred airplanes and helicopters will be involved in the airborne part of the May 9 parade, which will be held on the…
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15,000 Russian Troops Put Under Quarantine for 2 Weeks

Troops that took part in the rehearsals and preparations for Victory Day will be quarantined for two weeks, announced the Russian Ministry of Defence. Earlier on April 16 President Putin had postponed the landmark military parade to mark the 75th anniversary of Soviet victory in World War II, in an attempt to contain of the…
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75th Anniversary of WWII Victory Postponed

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced the decision to put off the anticipated parade in Moscow’s Red Square to mark the 75th anniversary of the Victory over Nazism, Kommersant writes. The head of state emphasised that the risks associated with the coronavirus epidemic were still extremely high. He noted though that 2020 had been declared…
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International Arctic Forum 2021: Investment Projects Selection Begins

The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East issued an order ‘On the selection of investment projects to be implemented on the territory of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation’ dated 10 April 2020. The ministry will be reviewing the projects over the period from 15 April to 1 June. “Implementation of…
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Putin Meets Commission of Military-Technical Cooperation

President Vladimir Putin held a videoconference of the Commission for Military Technical Cooperation with Foreign States. The meeting included heads of a number of the Russian defence industry enterprises. The meeting summed up the results of military technical cooperation between Russia and foreign states in 2019, and identified the main areas of development of this sector for the near future. President Putin stressed in this meeting that the more efficiently enterprises…
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Covid-19 Aftershocks: Russian Event Industry

The Exhibition Scientific Research Center (VNITS) R&C, in cooperation with the Russian Convention Bureau, the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs and the Union of Exhibition Developers with the support of the Roscongress Fund, has conducted a marketing study into the impact of the crisis caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus on development of the Russian event industry. How will the event industry change after…
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MiG-31K, Su-57 in Victory Day Parade

Four MiG-31K attack aircrafts in the role of Kinzhal missile carriers and four Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jets will take part in an aerial display to be held as part of the May 9 Victory Day celebrations on Moscow's Red Square, a military source told TASS on Tuesday. "The aerial display of the parade will involve…
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