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6th International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2020"
14 august

6th International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2020"

International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2020” will be held on 23-29 August, 2020, in accordance with Decree No. 1606-p of Russian Government dated 19 July 2019.

The main events of the Forum, according to tradition, will be held at the Patriot Expo and at the following demonstration clusters: Kubinka Air Base, Komsomolskoye Lake and Alabino Military Training Grounds. Forum “ARMY-2020” will also be held in all military districts and at the Northern Fleet.

The large-scale Congress Program of Forum «ARMY2020» will include more than 150 events of various formats in accordance with the main thematic profiles of the Forum. Traditionally the demonstration program of the Forum will be an incredibly-spectacular event showcasing the power of Russian weapons and military equipment.

A distinctive feature of the Forum in 2020 will be the fact that this Forum will be held jointly with the Sixth International Army Games. The simultaneous start of two major events will allow to further expand the geography of the Forum and additionally involve in its participation the representatives of foreign defence departments.
07 august

Statement by the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation regarding discrimination of Russian-speaking citizens of Ukraine

The Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation expresses its deep concern about the fact that as early as September 2020, when the new Ukrainian legislation on education will enter into force, teaching in educational institutions (except for pre-school and primary levels) in Ukraine – country where Russian is the mother tongue for millions of people – will be almost entirely in Ukrainian.

75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future
19 june

75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future

Article by H.E. Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation:

75 years have passed since the end of the Great Patriotic War. Several generations have grown up over the years. The political map of the planet has changed. The Soviet Union that claimed an epic, crushing victory over Nazism and saved the entire world is gone. Besides, the events of that war have long become a distant memory, even for its participants. So why does Russia celebrate the 9th of May as the biggest holiday? Why does life almost come to a halt on June 22? And why does one feel a lump rise in their throat?

02 february / 2019

Foreign Ministry statement