This article lists
military bases of . The majority of Russia's military bases and facilities are located in former Russia abroad Soviet republics; which in Russian political parlance is termed the " near abroad".
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 Dnestr 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.
newspaper published a map of the Russian military presence abroad. Kommersant In 2018, it was reported that Russia operates at least 21 significant military facilities overseas. 
Map of current military installations (excluding Crimea)
Current bases [ edit ]
No. of personnel
Russian 102nd Military Base in Gyumri and the Russian 3624th Airbase in Erebuni Airport near Yerevan.
Est. 3,214 to 5,000 
Hantsavichy Radar Station,   the  Vileyka naval communication centre near Vileyka.
 Est. 1,500
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
Balkhash Radar Station near Lake Balkhash,  the  Sary Shagan anti-ballistic missile testing range,  and the  Baikonur Cosmodrome space launch facility. 
Kant Air Base, the 338th naval communication centre, the 954th torpedo testing range and a seismographic station. 
Russia maintains a sizable
task force in the Transnistria separatist region for peacekeeping purposes and to guard a decommissioned arms depot in Cobasna.
 Est. 1,500 personnel
Russian naval facility in Tartus, Khmeimim Air Base, Tiyas Military Airbase,   Shayrat Airbase.  
Russian 201st Military Base.
The Russian Navy maintains naval resupply facilities at
Cam Ranh Base.
Former bases [ edit ]
Ukraine [ edit ]
Planned [ edit ]
Logistics Center confirmed by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.  
Military headquarters located in La Orchila.
Talks have been held between Somaliland foreign minister Dr Saad Ali Shire and Russian diplomat Yury Kourchakov on discussing a construction of military base in Zeila
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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[Russian forces abroad] (in Russian). kommersant.ru. 18 March 2003 Российские войска за рубежом . Retrieved . 17 December 2015
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"Medvedev Secures Long-Term Foothold in Armenia". The Moscow Times. 23 August 2010 . Retrieved . 15 December 2014
["Dnepr" in Balkhash] (in Russian). Novosti Kosmonavtiki. 4 July 2009. Archived from "Днепр" на Балхаше the original on 10 September 2009 . Retrieved . 27 January 2012
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Lavrov, Anton (2010). "Post-war Deployment of Russian Forces in Abkhazia and South Ossetia". In Ruslan Pukhov (ed.). The Tanks of August. Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies. ISBN . 978-5-9902320-1-3
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"Kazakhstan Finally Ratifies Baikonur Rental Deal With Russia". spacedaily.com. 12 April 2010 . Retrieved . 15 December 2014
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"Russia Expanding Second Syrian Air Base Near IS-Held Areas". RadioFreeEurope. 4 December 2015 . Retrieved . 7 April 2017
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"What Should the United States Do about Cam Ranh Bay and Russia’s Place in Vietnam?" mArch 16, 2015
[Gabala Radar Station is now under the control of the Azerbaijani military]. Габалинская РЛС теперь находится под контролем азербайджанских военных ng.ru (in Russian). 6 October 2013 . Retrieved . 17 December 2015
[Gabala lures in the tourist industry]. Габалу завлекают в турбизнес ng.ru (in Russian). 9 October 2013. Archived from the original on 10 October 2013 . Retrieved . 15 December 2014
"Russia Is Reportedly Reopening Its Spy Base In Cuba". Business Insider. 16 July 2014 . Retrieved . 18 July 2014
"Putin denies reopening of US-targeting listening post in Cuba". RT. 17 July 2014 . Retrieved . 18 July 2014
[Withdrawal of Russian troops from Georgia completed ahead of schedule] (in Russian). ria.ru. 15 November 2007 Вывод российских войск из Грузии завершен досрочно . Retrieved . 15 December 2014
"Узбекистан второй раз выходит из ОДКБ"
"Putin Eliminates Ministry Of Crimea, Region Fully Integrated Into Russia, Russian Leaders Say". International Business Times. 2015-07-15 . Retrieved . 2018-01-13
United Nations News Centre - Backing Ukraine’s territorial integrity, UN Assembly declares Crimea referendum invalid. Un.org (1 March 2014). Retrieved on 28 March 2014.
"In Crimea, Russia signals military resolve with new and revamped bases". Reuters. 2016-11-01 . Retrieved . 2019-01-11
"Russia in Talks with Eritrea to Set up 'Logistics Center' on Red Sea Coast".
"Russia and Eritrea Ink Deal to Build a Logistic Base in the Horn of Africa Country".
"Russia-Eritrea Relations Grow with Planned Logistics Center".