Israel to hold rally in memory of Red Army VictoryWorld April 25, 8:30
US imposes new sanctions on Syria over suspected chemical attackWorld April 24, 21:23
Russian businessman plans to build sailplane to fly around the globe nonstop in 5 daysScience & Space April 24, 19:50
Roscosmos excludes three cosmonauts from space teamScience & Space April 24, 19:34
Russian Foreign Ministry: Terrorists in Syria may get chemical weapons from Libya, IraqRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 19:05
US not ready yet to restart arms control dialog, Russian diplomat saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 18:57
Court recognizes Russia’s Sports Ministry as affected party in WADA whistleblower caseSport April 24, 18:48
Elephant, giraffe and wildcats found among Muscovites’ house petsSociety & Culture April 24, 17:48
Putin calls for setting apart real anti-corruption crusaders from political show-offsRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 16:34
ALABINO RANGE (Moscow region), August 2. /TASS/. The team of Kazakhstan’s tank crewmen has taken the lead on the results of three days and six races of the Tank Biathlon contest of the International Army Games, chief referee of the competitions Major General Yevgeny Poplavsky said on Tuesday.
"On the results of three days of races on the T-72B-3 tanks, the team of the armed forces of Kazakhstan has set the best time and is leading, the Russian tank crewmen are second and the Indian - third. The competition continues, 23 crews will show their skills today and the races will pass their ‘meridian,’" he said.
Two contests - "Masters of Artillery Fire" and "Sniper Frontier" (held in Kazakhstan) opened on August 2 within the framework of the International Army Games. Thus, a total of 17 contests have opened at the Games by Tuesday and another six will be kicked off by August 6.
The Tank Biathlon contest kicked off at the Alabino range outside Moscow on July 30 within the framework of the International Army Games. They are held in Russia and Kazakhstan and will last until August 13. A total of 121 teams from 19 countries participate in 23 contests of the Games.