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Russian air strikes in Syria only amplifies «Islamic state» — USA
Октябрь 23, 2015
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Russian air strikes in Syria only amplifies «Islamic state» — USA

United States sharply criticized Russia for its air strikes in Syria by opponents of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, saying that these attacks only strengthen extremist group "Islamic State", against which they supposedly directed. As stated by the US permanent representative to the United Nations Samantha...

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Another Russian «aid» convoy crosses Ukrainian border
Октябрь 22, 2015
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Another Russian «aid» convoy crosses Ukrainian border

Another convoy of trucks that Moscow says is carrying humanitarian aid to Ukrainians in Donbas has crossed the border of Ukraine, the National Center for Crisis Management of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry reported on Thursday. The convoy was divided into two parts en route: some trucks went to the Donetsk border...

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U.S. general: Iraq will not seek Russia air strikes
Октябрь 22, 2015
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U.S. general: Iraq will not seek Russia air strikes

The United States won assurances from Iraq on Tuesday that it would not seek Russian air strikes against Islamic State, U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford said, adding he warned Baghdad that a Russian air role would impede the U.S.-led campaign, Reuters has reported. Dunford, on his first trip to Iraq since becoming chairman of...

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Russia spends billions on Syrian campaign daily
Октябрь 21, 2015
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Russia spends billions on Syrian campaign daily

Russian air strikes in Syria are costing Moscow up to $4 million per day, data collated for The Moscow Times by a defense think tank IHS Jane's showed. The figures show that bombing raids, supply runs, infrastructure and ground personnel — along with a salvo of cruise missiles fired into the conflict zone — have...

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U.S., Russia sign memorandum of understanding on Syria: media
Октябрь 21, 2015
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U.S., Russia sign memorandum of understanding on Syria: media

The Pentagon said Tuesday that the U.S. and Russia had signed a memorandum of understanding over safety procedures for aircraft flying over Syria, according to CBS News. The memo includes specific protocols for air crews to follow over Syria, and establishes of ground communications link, CBS News reports. Late last week, as...

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Ukraine may return to issue of UN peacekeepers in Donbas: Poroshenko
Октябрь 19, 2015
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Ukraine may return to issue of UN peacekeepers in Donbas: Poroshenko

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko does not exclude returning the next year to the proposal for deployment of the UN peacekeeping force, if the Minsk Agreement are not implemented according to the agreed schedule, that’s according to President’s Sunday night interview with major Ukrainian TV channels....

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No elections under muzzles of Russian guns: Yatsenyuk names conditions for Donbas elections
Октябрь 18, 2015
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No elections under muzzles of Russian guns: Yatsenyuk names conditions for Donbas elections

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk named four conditions for the holding of local elections eastern Ukrainian Donbas on a Ten Minutes with Prime Minister TV show on Sunday, October 18. "The first condition – no one will hold elections under the muzzles of Russian machine guns. They have to withdraw from the...

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Offensive on several fronts in Syria: Russian bombers continue strikes
Октябрь 18, 2015
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Offensive on several fronts in Syria: Russian bombers continue strikes

Russia’s Defense Ministry performed 51 air strikes in the last 39 hours claiming it hit positions of the Islamic State as Syrian troops backed by Russian military aircraft launched an offensive on several fronts throughout the country, according to RFE/RL. According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation,...

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Huge blaze at construction market in Moscow suburb (PHOTOS)
Октябрь 16, 2015
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Huge blaze at construction market in Moscow suburb (PHOTOS)

A huge fire has broken out at a big construction market in a Moscow suburb, emergency services said, adding that helicopters will be deployed to extinguish the blaze. The incident took place in a town of Nemchinovka, just outside the Russian capital. Now at least five pavilions are on fire and the area of the blaze has already...

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SBU: Terrorist attack prevented in Dnipropetrovsk
Октябрь 13, 2015
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SBU: Terrorist attack prevented in Dnipropetrovsk

SBU detains "DPR" terrorist trying to plant a 11-kg strong C4 bomb in a public place in Dnipropetrovsk. The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Dnipropetrovsk region together with the local police has detained a local resident – an agent of the self-styled secret service of the Donetsk People's Republic...

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U.S. to start training Ukrainian Armed Forces in November
Октябрь 12, 2015
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U.S. to start training Ukrainian Armed Forces in November

In November, the U.S. will launch a unique multi-million dollar program designed for training Ukrainian armed forces and special units, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said in his address to the nation broadcasted on Sunday evening. "During my visit to New York, I agreed with the U.S. leadership on supply of...

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OSCE: Several UN organizations have no access to border with Russia
Октябрь 12, 2015
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OSCE: Several UN organizations have no access to border with Russia

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) and a number of UN organizations have difficulties with access to the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier said in an interview with Russian newspaper Kommersant. "Unfortunately, we still cannot get to the whole territory,...

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