Russia prepares two new air bases in Syria
Russia increased the number of air bases in Syria: one accommodates fighters in the province of Homs, another - used for helicopter departures in Al-Tayas, reported by Reuters, referring to the statement made from the Observatory on Human Rights in Syria, based in London.
As reported, the second base is controlled by ISIL (banned in Russia) in Palmyra. The base is used for terrorist attacks in this area.
Activists also reported that Russia is …
The Kremlin's position prevents effective work in the Donbas
To postpone the Ukrainian question and unite in the fight against the "Islamic state" was the call made by the representative of Russia, Sergey Lavrov, at the meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers in Belgrade.
In turn, Ukrainian foreign Minister, Pavlo Klimkin, reminded those in attendance that the Ukrainian issue is on the agenda for the Belgrade meeting. Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine threaten peace no less than the "ISIL" …
Kurdish officials: Oil tankers on the Russian videos belonged to us
Iraqi Kurds said that the tankers shown on the videos provided by the Russian Ministry of Defence are of their own property, Turkish newspaper the “Daily Sabah reported.
"Our Ministry of Natural Resources earlier reported that hundreds of tankers carry oil from Kurdistan to Turkey. Russia's claims are based on inadequate sources. We categorically reject the Russian charges," Sherko Jawdat, Chairman of the Energy Committee of …
The Russian authorities claim that by Dec. 20, the energy demand for Crimea will be covered by 80-90 percent. The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, took part in the launching ceremony of the energy-bridge`s first line in Crimea. According to Putin, some elements, in the process of launching the first line, have yet to adjust. "And we have to warn the consumers—residents of Crimea—that there are still some troubleshooting issues we need to resolve. But in general, the first line should work …
The North Atlantic Alliance finds new ways to enhance the Turkish air force.This statement was made by the Secretary General of NATO,Jens Stoltenberg, on Dec. 1, reported Deutsche Welle.In his speech to the Foreign Ministers of NATO in Brussels, Stoltenberg appealed to Turkey and Russia to resolve the crisis and find ways to prevent such a situation.Stoltenberg said that NATO will be working on further measures to ensure the security of Turkey.As expected, the Foreign Ministers will formally …