List of Russian military bases abroad
This article lists military bases of Russia abroad. The majority of Russia's military bases and facilities are located in former Soviet republics; which in Russian political parlance is termed the "near abroad".
Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, many of the early-warning radar stations ended up in former Soviet republics. Some, such as the radars at Skrunda-1 in Latvia and Dnepr radars in Ukraine are no longer part of the Russian early warning network. Others such as the radars in Belarus and Kazakhstan are rented by Russia.
|Country||Details||No. of personnel|
|Armenia||Russian 102nd Military Base in Gyumri and the Russian 3624th Airbase in Erebuni Airport near Yerevan.||Est. 3,214 to 5,000|
|Belarus||The Hantsavichy Radar Station, the Vileyka naval communication centre near Vileyka, and the 61st Fighter Airbase in Baranovichi.||Est. 1,500|
|Georgia||Following the Russo-Georgian War in 2008, Russia has maintained a large presence in the disputed regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The Russian 4th Military Base is located in South Ossetia and hosts around 3,500 personnel. The Russian 7th Military Base is located in Abkhazia and hosts approximately 4,500 personnel.||Est. 8,000|
|Kazakhstan||The Balkhash Radar Station near Lake Balkhash, the Sary Shagan anti-ballistic missile testing range, and the Baikonur Cosmodrome space launch facility.|
|Kyrgyzstan||Kant Air Base and the 338th naval communication centre|
|Moldova||Russia maintains a sizeable task force in the partially recognised Transnistria region for both peacekeeping purposes and to guard a decommissioned arms depot.||Est. 1,500 personnel|
|Syria||Russian naval facility in Tartus, Khmeimim Air Base|
|Tajikistan||Russian 201st Military Base||Est. 7,500|
|Vietnam||The Russian Navy maintains naval resupply facilities at Cam Ranh Base.|
|Azerbaijan||Gabala Radar Station was rented until 2012. In 2013 the Gabala radar station building was transferred to Azerbaijan, but the equipment was dismantled and transported back to Russia.|
|Cuba||Lourdes SIGINT Station was closed in 2002. In July 2014, after Putin's visit to Cuba, there were rumors about its reactivation, quickly officially denied.|
|Georgia||In 1995, Russia and Georgia signed a 25-year agreement for rental of military bases in Vaziani, Akhalkalaki and Batumi. Due to the political changes eventually the Russian bases were liquidated by 2007, with the exception of the breakaway territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, see Russia–Georgia relations.|
|Uzbekistan||From 2006 to 2012, when Uzbekistan was part of the Collective Security Treaty Organization,|
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