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Reuters: Egypt says Russia’s intervention in Syria will counter terrorism
Октябрь 05, 2015
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Reuters: Egypt says Russia’s intervention in Syria will counter terrorism

Russia's intervention in Syria will curtail the spread of terrorism and help deal a fatal blow to Islamic State in the war-torn country, Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Saturday, according to Reuters. Russia launched air strikes in Syria on Wednesday in its biggest Middle East intervention in decades,...

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Russia says to increase air strikes in Syria
Октябрь 04, 2015
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Russia says to increase air strikes in Syria

Russia said on Saturday it would increase its air strikes in Syria and was willing to cooperate with all interested countries after carrying out more than 60 sorties in 72 hours there, according to The Daily Mail. "We will not only continue strikes… we will also increase their intensity," said Andrei Kartapolov...

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Turchynov: Active hostilities still possible in Donbas
Октябрь 02, 2015
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Turchynov: Active hostilities still possible in Donbas

Despite the compliance with the ceasefire, a threat of active hostilities still remains in the Donbas conflict zone, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov told journalists after visiting a National Guard's training center in Kyiv region. "Ukraine fulfills all of its obligations...

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Syria conflict: Russia and France meet amid tensions over air strikes
Октябрь 02, 2015
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Syria conflict: Russia and France meet amid tensions over air strikes

  French President Francois Hollande heads for talks with his Russian counterpart on Friday, amid fears Russia is carrying out "indiscriminate" air strikes on Syrian militants. The White House says Russia is carrying out random air strikes against the Syrian opposition. But Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...

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Russia cannot do without Visa, MasterCard security system
Октябрь 01, 2015
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Russia cannot do without Visa, MasterCard security system

The Russian national payment card system handles Visa and MasterCard online payments with 3D Secure technology, using services owned by these international payment systems, Russian newspaper Vedomosti reported, citing sources in the banking sector. The Russian national payment card system (NPCS) is not able to provide ehnanced...

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Syria conflict: Russia launches fresh strikes
Октябрь 01, 2015
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Syria conflict: Russia launches fresh strikes

Russia has launched air strikes in Syria for a second day. The strikes reportedly targeted positions in the north-west held by the Army of Conquest rebel alliance. Russia said it had struck four Islamic State (IS) facilities overnight, and destroyed a "terrorist HQ" outside Idlib and a command post near Hama. Russia...

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Poroshenko about Putin’s statement: «Cool story, but hard to believe!
Сентябрь 30, 2015
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Poroshenko about Putin’s statement: «Cool story, but hard to believe!

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he can hardly believe in the sincerity of statements made by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the UN General Assembly regarding the establishment of an anti-terrorist coalition. "In the past few days, we've heard conciliatory statements from the Russian side in which,...

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Poll: Russians oppose sending troops to Syria Read more on
Сентябрь 29, 2015
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Poll: Russians oppose sending troops to Syria Read more on

The majority of Russians are opposed to sending troops to Syria, according to the results of a survey carried out by the Levada Center, an independent Russian polling and sociological research organization. The overwhelming majority of Russians, or 69%, believe that Russia should not provide direct military support to Syria to...

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Russian proxies attack Ukrainian troops five times overnight
Сентябрь 29, 2015
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Russian proxies attack Ukrainian troops five times overnight

The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine five times overnight, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on Facebook on Tuesday. Last night, the militants were firing rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions in the...

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Obama-Putin meeting makes sense
Сентябрь 28, 2015
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Obama-Putin meeting makes sense

However distasteful he may find it, President Obama has no choice but to try to work with President Vladimir Putin if there is to be an end to the Syria debacle, just as Obama had no choice but to work with the Russian on the Iran deal. The editorial board of The New York Times writes in its article titled "An Obama-Putin...

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Syria conflict: Russia wants ‘co-ordination’ against IS
Сентябрь 28, 2015
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Syria conflict: Russia wants ‘co-ordination’ against IS

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a regional "co-ordinating structure" against Islamic State (IS). Mr Putin reiterated his support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who Western countries and the Syrian opposition have said must go. The crisis is expected to be high on the agenda as world leaders...

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Estonia’s Kohver exchanged with Russia for officer convicted of spying
Сентябрь 27, 2015
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Estonia’s Kohver exchanged with Russia for officer convicted of spying

Estonian Internal Security Service officer Eston Kohver, imprisoned by Moscow on espionage charges, has been exchanged for a former officer of the Estonian security police Alexei Dressen convicted for transferring secret data to Russia, Russian information agency TASS reported referring to the public relations center of the...

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