Crimean authorities have warned of the dangers of travel to Ukraine. A statement was made by a member of the Crimean government Zaur Smirnov. He noted that the Crimean people have been increasingly subjected to pressure and threats when crossing the Ukrainian border. “Even today there is a real danger of staying on the Crimean territory of Ukraine”, – said Smirnov. According to Smirnov, the main threats to the Crimean people comes from illegal armed groups. Photo: Serguei Fomine / Globallookpress
© Anton novoderezhkin/TASS MOSCOW, December 24. /TASS/. Regional public Fund named after Akhmad-Hadji Kadyrov has written to a new large batch of food in Syria. About this on his page in Instagram the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov.
Andrew Charles The investigation of the assassination of the Russian Ambassador in Ankara, Andrey Karlov was established that the crime is not the result of personal initiative of the terrorist attack was planned. As reported by Anadolu, said the interior Minister of Turkey Suleyman Soylu. “We try to identify when a terrorist inside Turkey and beyond. At this stage, clearly identified the link killer with a terrorist for of Fethullah gülen”, the Minister stated, putting that the attack on Charles is the result of the action of forces, trying to stop the efforts to achieve peace in the middle East. Soylu said that the terrorist attacks that occurred in Turkey after the parliamentary elections on 7 June 2015, and an armed attack on the diplomat are interrelated and form a single chain plan. “Turkey and Russia will not fall for such traps. The political will demonstrated by Moscow, is evidence
Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with President of Iran Hassan Rouhani the situation in Syria. This was reported on the Kremlin website. The interlocutors stressed that the successful conclusion of the joint efforts of the operation to free Aleppo from militants is an important step towards complete victory over international terrorism in Syria and establish peace in the country. The presidents agreed to continue close coordination to facilitate the achievement of a political settlement of the Syrian crisis. This refers, in particular, carrying out in Astana of the negotiations in order to reach concrete agreements. Rouhani also expressed sincere condolences in connection with the murder of the Russian Ambassador in Turkey Andrey Karlov. 62-year-old Charles was killed on 19 December in Ankara. He was shot during a speech at the opening of the photo exhibition “Russia through the eyes of the Turks” in the Gallery
© Artyom Korotayev/TASS MOSCOW, December 24. /TASS/. The ceremony of handing combat vehicles BMD-4M guards airborne regiment of the 106th guards airborne division held in Ryazan, reported in Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry. “This is the result of a huge collective military-industrial complex. No country in the world, or in some armed forces, nor, moreover, is not in one of the airborne troops not a fighting machine. We are proud that this war machine came to us for weapons, said the commander of airborne troops Colonel-General Andrey Serdyukov. – The machine is capable of firing at ranges up to 7 km and to deal with the most modern tanks at a distance up to 5 km. It is agile, fast, floating, drop pod machine. Her combat unit unique.” According to the commander of the airborne forces in the future will continue to equip our
A Ukrainian military offensive on positions of the DNI in Svetlodarsk arc was meaningless. About this on air of the Ukrainian TV channel said the national guard under Lieutenant Sergey Kutrakov. He called failure to Svetlodarskoye arc operation “operation “On” (Operation point” – APU so-called tactical maneuver, which ends in failure). “I understand why it happened: there’s “green stuff” (the wooded part of the countryside – ed.), advanced in our direction, the wedge in the direction of the Ukrainian front,” explained Kutrakov. “Now we have the same thing that had at the beginning of this operation”, – concluded the fighter APU. Photo: mil.gov.ua
© EPA/ABED AL HASHLAMOUN MOSCOW, December 24. /TASS/. The settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, with the yield on the two-state solution is possible only via direct negotiations without preconditions between the Palestinians and Israelis.
The Polish Ministry of defence urgently requested Russia’s new recording of conversations from the cockpit of the crashed in 2010, of the plane of Polish President Lech Kaczynski. This is stated in the message Agency, published on the website on Saturday, December 24. “As follows from yesterday’s speech of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, the Russian authorities have at their disposal the text of conversations between the pilot and passengers, which was never represented Poland”, — stated in the Ministry statement. The office believes that an unknown Polish side of the data lead to the wrong conclusions about what happened. December 23, Moscow hosted a large press conference of Vladimir Putin. “Listen, we need to stop any speculation on this subject. The tragedy was terrible, but still clear. Why speculate?” — said the President of Russia, answering the question of the Polish correspondent of the crash. Putin also noted
The scandal at the Russian University of theatre arts (GITIS), where a number of students and teachers protesting against the decision of the academic Council of the University to combine theatre and production departments, “the Tape.ru” on December 23 said the rectors of the Academy of music after Gnesins and the Schepkin theatre school. “I’m also in January I will combine two of the faculty, — said the rector gnesinka Galina Majjorovskaya. — Any Manager, when connected by something or divides, then is guided by questions of expediency. By law, decisions to change the structure of the University are made by the academic Council is the electoral body that represents the interests of the teaching staff”. According to Mioroshi, students should not interfere in this kind of organizational issues, not understanding the motivations of the administration. “For example, I do it because I have one Department with a small Department
© Lev Fedoseyev/TASS MURMANSK, December 24. /TASS/. A group of soldiers land and coastal troops of the Northern fleet (SF) ahead on the day they completed a unique expedition on the road stretching for a thousand miles. As reported in the press service of the Federation Council, the route of the expedition lay through the territory of three regions of Russia – Arkhangelsk oblast, Republic of Karelia, Murmansk region.