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Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoygu is a Russian politician and General of the Army who has served as Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CIS since 2012.
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Russian ministers to visit Turkey for talks on SundayRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit Turkey on Sunday for talks, the two countries' foreign ministries said on Saturday, with media reports saying..
Russia invites U.S. defense secretary to Red Square military paradeRussian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, in a phone call with U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, invited him to a military parade in Moscow's Red Square on June 24, the ministry said on Tuesday.
Russia's Shoigu, Syria's Assad discuss ceasefire and aid: Russian defense ministryRussia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed ensuring a lasting ceasefire in the Idlib region during talks in Syria, the Russian defense ministry said on..
Turkish, Russian defense ministers discussed Syria's Idlib in call: Turkish defense ministryTurkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu discussed northwest Syria's Idlib region in a phone call, the Turkish defense ministry said on Tuesday.
Russian, Turkish defense ministers discuss stabilization in IdlibRussian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has discussed the situation in Syria's Idlib with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar, Russian news agencies reported on Saturday.
Russia says it, Haftar agree political settlement is only option for LibyaRussia's defense minister Sergei Shoigu and Libya's eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar met and agreed a political settlement is the only option for the North African country, RIA news agency..
Russian defense and foreign ministers keep posts in Putin shake-up: KremlinRussian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov kept their posts in a government shake-up unveiled on Tuesday, the Kremlin said.
Russia's defense minister discussed Mideast crisis with Turkish, Iranian officialsRussian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu held telephone talks with Turkish national intelligence chief and chief of Iran's general staff, local news agencies reported citing Russian defense ministry.
Russia says Kurdish withdrawal in northeast Syria complete: TASSRussian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday that armed Kurdish forces had withdrawn from a safe zone near the northeastern Syrian border with Turkey faster than scheduled, the TASS news..
Russian defense minister speaks to SDF head after Syria deal: reportsRussian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has spoken by video conference to the leader of Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Russian news agencies reported on Wednesday.
Russia hopes Syria coordination with Turkey, U.S. will help stability: RIARussia hopes its coordination with the United States and Turkey in Syria will help security and stability in the region, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday, according to the RIA news agency.
Russian defense minister holds talks by phone with U.S. counterpart: RIARussian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu held talks by phone with U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, the RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing the Russian ministry.
Russia says no plans to install new missiles unless U.S. deploys themRussia will not deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu said on Sunday, after Washington's withdrawal from a..
Russian jet chases NATO plane away from defense minister's aircraft: TASSA Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the TASS news agency reported on..
Russian fighter jets push NATO war plane away: TASSRussian fighter jets pushed away a NATO war plane after it tried to approach Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu's plane over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, TASS news agency reported.
Russia says submarine hit by fire was nuclear-poweredRussian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Thursday that a top-secret military submarine that was hit by a fatal fire on board earlier this week was nuclear-powered.
Russia's Putin orders inquiry into accident with submarineRussian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an inquiry into an accident with a submarine, he told a meeting with his defense minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday.
Putin to meet Russian defense minister after death of sailors: RIARussian President Vladimir Putin will meet Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu soon, RIA quoted the Kremlin as saying on Tuesday, after 14 sailors on board a deep water research sub were killed in a fire..