Russia to send submarine for 2020 int’l fleet review in PH

MANILA — Russia will be deploying one of its submarines for the International Fleet Review (IFR) in the Philippines this May, Russian Ambassador Igor Khovaev confirmed. “Yes, for the first time…

PN readies BRP Tarlac for first port call to Russia

MANILA — The Philippine Navy (PN) is currently preparing BRP Tarlac (LD-601), one of the two strategic sealift vessels in its fleet, for its first ever port visit to Vladivostok, Russia.…

Russia to send first designated defense attaché to PH

MANILA — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday has signed an order to send his country’s first designated defense attaché to the Philippines, the Russian Embassy in Manila announced Thursday. The…

Duterte thanks Putin for Russia’s timely assistance in Marawi siege

DA NANG, Viet Nam — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, November 10, held a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)…

Russia gives PH 5T rifles, other military equipment

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday received thousands of rifles and various military equipment donated by Russia in a simple turnover ceremony at the Port of Manila. The donation consists…

President Duterte arrives in Moscow with 19 high-level official delegation

MOSCOW — President Rodrigo Duterte has arrived here in Moscow, Russia past 11 p.m. Monday (past 4 a.m. May 23, Manila time). Nineteen high-level officials are joining the President’s official…

Home of St. Petersburg blast suspect searched — Russian investigators

MOSCOW — The Russian Investigative Committee has located and searched the place of residence of the suspected perpetrator of the deadly blast in St. Petersburg subway, the committee’s spokeswoman said…

Russia to respond if Norway joins European missile shield

OSLO — Oslo should understand that its possible move to join the NATO European missile shield will not be left unanswered by its neighbor Russia, Russian Ambassador to Norway Teimuraz…

Palace welcomes survey results on deepening bilateral relations with China and Russia

MANILA– Malacañang on Saturday lauded the results of the latest Pulse Asia survey showing that many Filipinos support the Philippines’ thrust to deepen its bilateral relations with China and Russia.…

Some 50 fishermen trapped on ice in Russia’s Far East

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia – Nearly 50 fishermen were trapped Thursday on floating ice in Russia’s Far East city of Vladivostok after the chunk they were sitting on drifted away from shore,…