© Yuri Smityuk/TASS EKATERINBURG, January 5. /TASS/. Peacekeeping connection of the Russian Ground forces stationed in the Central military district, will hold, in 2017 more than 15 exercises. About it journalists were reported by the press service of the district.
Syrians return to parts of Eastern Aleppo that were under the control of insurgents. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the acting Special coordinator of the UN in Aleppo Sayad Malik. He noted that a few days without violence and shooting led to a huge change. It is allowed to return to their homes more than two thousand families. According to Malik, the people gained access to clean drinking water, the city has seven health centers, residents receive daily hot meals. About 10 thousand children were vaccinated against polio, about the thousands of wounded sent to hospital. Malik stressed that humanitarian UN agencies have access to all areas of the city. He also noted that what is happening in Aleppo is encouraging. “Silence the guns and children play, all this gives us hope,” he said. Photo: Basem Ayoubi / Globallookpress
© EPA/STR MOSCOW, January 4. /TASS/. The Russian part of the mission of the joint Russian-Turkish Commission on consideration of questions of violations of the unified agreement on the ceasefire in Syria, a day has recorded 12 violations.
Jen Psaki White house spokesman Josh earnest and communications Director of the administration of Barack Obama, Jen Psaki met with Sean Spicer, who is the elected President of the United States Donald trump was nominated for the post of press Secretary in his administration. About it reports TASS. “Yesterday I had the opportunity to meet with Sean Spicer — a gentleman whom the President-elect has chosen to be my successor,” — said at a daily briefing Ernest. According to the White house, along with Psaki he said Spicer, “what’s it like working in the White house”, and shared their experiences. Trump chose the representative of the National Committee of the Republican party, Sean Spicer to his press Secretary of the President in December 2016 Jen Psaki until April 2015 held a post of the official representative of US state Department, gaining popularity because of its controversial statements on the situation
The technique of the Baltic fleet managed to remove from the ground the Airbus A321 Aeroflot, was out beyond the runway at the airport Khrabrovo Kaliningrad. About it reports on Thursday, January 5, TASS with reference to the acting Governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton Alikhanov, who is on the scene. “The military has pulled a plane, set on concrete slabs, rolled forward, now it is removed from the cables, put in tow and will be transported to the terminal building” — said the head of the region. According to him, the complexity of the operation was the fact that the landing gear was stuck in the ground, and it could not be removed. Khrabrovo, as reported by the chief Executive officer, will resume normally in the 05:00-05:30 local time (06:00-06:30 GMT). During this time, the service will prepare a GDP for acceptance of aircraft and liquidate the consequences of
Washington believes that Damascus is using the truce in Syria to put pressure on the opposition. This was stated by the representative of the state Department of the USA John Kirby. “As we have seen in the last 24-36 hours, the Syrian regime enjoys any decrease in the activity of fighting to continue to put pressure on the opposition,” — says Kirby. Earlier the UN security Council unanimously adopted a resolution in support of a ceasefire in Syria proposed by Russia and Turkey. The army and the armed groups agreed to observe the ceasefire in all the Syrian territory from midnight on 30 November. The agreement excludes banned terrorist organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra” and “Islamic state”. Photo: Yang Zhen / ZUMAPRESS / Globallookpress
Permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS UN 4 Jan. /Offset. TASS Oleg Zelenin/. The UN invited for talks between the Syrian government and the opposition, which will be held in Astana. This was reported to journalists by the permanent representative of the Russian Federation at the world organization Vitaly Churkin.
Two people were injured in a shooting at a restaurant in Istanbul. About it reports on Wednesday, January 4, Turkish TV channel CNN Turk. The incident took place in Istanbul around 17:30 local time (17:30 GMT). According to preliminary data, unknown persons opened fire at the parked at the restaurant car. Injured two people sitting in the car, including the restaurant owner Osman yılmaz, as well as an employee at a private University nearby. His state is estimated as heavy. The incident, according to the newspaper Hurriyet, most likely, were of a criminal nature. According to TV channel Haberturk, the attack was attended by two people. Both victims were hospitalized, at the scene police work. On the night of 1 January in club Reina in Istanbul, an unidentified terrorist opened fire. The victims of the attack were 39 people, including a Russian citizen Nurana Hasanova. Responsibility for attack was assumed
Storm warning announced in Moscow in connection with snowfall and a Blizzard. It is reported TASS with reference to Roshydromet. The warning is valid from 23:30 GMT 4 Jan to 09:00 GMT on 5 January. At this time in Moscow and areas, and expected snow, sometimes heavy, Blizzard. In the coming days in the capital may fall to 9 mm of rainfall, which is more than 20 percent of the monthly norm. A night in the city is expected to 7 millimeters of precipitation. The weather in the capital region will determine the cyclones, which will tighten on the territory of Moscow and Moscow region the cold air mass. The wind will increase to 5-10 meters per second with gusts up to 17 meters per second. The evening of 5 January is considerably colder, and on Christmas night due to high temperature will drop to minus 23 to minus 28