Soviet Union Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia’s first full Stealth Naval Ship

Russia is building its first naval ship which will be fully equipped with stealth technology. Stealth technology will to make it hard to detect. Key points Hull of the Mercury naval corvette dubbed project 20386 is ready and vessel is expected to be delivered to navy in 2022. This warship will be armed with cruise ..

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Russia formally exits from Open Skies pact

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a law formalizing Russia’s withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty, after United States withdrew from pact in 2020. Key Points Open Skies Treaty is an international treaty that allow nations to collect information on one another’s military forces to increase transparency. United States withdrew from pact in November 2020 after ..

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Victory Day: May 9

Victory Day is celebrated in Russia to mark the surrender of Germans in the second world war. Moscow Victory Day Parade On May 9, 2021, Russia marked the 76th anniversary of victory in World War II. A military parade was held at the Red Square of Moscow. This parade is being held every year on ..

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NATO Military Exercises launched

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation recently launched the joint military exercises in Albania called the “DEFENDER-Europe 21”. Thousands of military forces from the US are participating in the exercise. About DEFENDER-Europe The exercise is an annual US-led multinational exercise. It is defensive in nature. It focuses on deterring aggression. DEFENDER Europe 21 In 2021, the ..

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Open Skies Treaty

Russia recently announced that it is withdrawing from the “Open Skies Treaty”. The treaty allows the signatories to carry out unarmed surveillance flights over each other’s territories. In 2020, the US announced that it is to leave the Open Skies Treaty. Open Skies Treaty The Open Skies Treaty was signed in 1992 after the Disintegration ..

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