Coordinator with the Syrian government, conducted negotiations with the terrorists about the truce, was killed near Damascus. About this in his Twitter wrote Syrian journalist, also confirmed the information of the local Agency. “Major General Ahmad al Ghadban killed by the rebels, he was responsible for the process of reconciliation in Wadi Barada,” – said the reporter. According to media reports, Gabbana killed from a sniper rifle, when he, along with the repair brigade had withdrawn from the fresh water source of ain al-Fiji. Earlier it was reported that militants blew up the source, but after successful negotiations the parties managed to agree on the repair and restoration of water supply. Photo: Muhammad Juma ZUMAPRESS / globallookpress
Day: January 14, 2017
Turkey has completed the construction of a concrete wall on the border with Syria and Iraq
The wall on the border of Turkey and Syria Along the border of Turkey with Syria and Iraq built modular concrete wall with a length of 330 kilometers. About completion of work was reported in the Turkish General staff, reports Anadolu. To ensure security on the 191-kilometre stretch of the southern border created by the fence of barbed wire. It is noted that due to the measures taken over the last year prevented more than 57 thousand attempts to cross the border, and the majority of incidents (almost 90 percent) were at the Syrian site. Were detained more than 420 thousand people, including citizens of 74 countries. The majority of offenders — about 390 thousand Syrians. The number of mercenaries trying to cross the Turkish border and join the current in Syria and Iraq the group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia), compared to 2015 year fell seven times. Thanks started
More than 40 opposition activists detained in Moscow
Continued: police departments began to release activists from the Clean ponds In the center of Moscow detained participants of uncoordinated opposition rally. On Saturday, January 14, reports “Interfax”. The action takes place near the monument Griboyedov on Clean ponds. According to the Agency, more than 40 detainees. About 20 people remained at the collection site and continue the rally. “OVD-info” writes about four buses of detainees. Two of them 14 people, in a 16, the number of people in the past is unknown. Part taken to the Basmanny police Department, part — suburban. Activist Vladimir Zalesak wrote on Twitter that about 50 detainees, taking them to three police buses. According to him, among the detainees are elderly people, one of them was bad. — Vladimir Zalesak (@Zalishchak) 14 Jan 2017 11:34 am According to “Interfax”, participants of the action support of the convicted opposition activist Ildar Dading. 4 January in
McCain has ruled out U.S. cooperation with Russia
Photo: Ron Sachs / DPA / Globallookpress.com Us Senator John McCain has ruled out U.S. cooperation with Russia on any issues, including in the fight against the terrorists banned in Russia grouping “Islamic state”. He said this in his opening remarks during the approval process a potential defense Secretary James Mattis, video stream available on the website Politico. According to the Senator, the interest of President Vladimir Putin is strengthening Russia and weakening of the United States, and therefore cooperation with Moscow excluded. McCain said that three previous US President, Barack Obama, George Bush and bill Clinton — tried to restore relations with Russia, but failed through the fault of Moscow. The US President-elect Donald trump on 11 January during a press conference said that no plans to restart relations with Moscow. He added that, if the relationship between the two leaders deteriorated, it will be much harder to treat
Denmark increases military spending because of the “Russian threat”
Denmark increases military expenditures of a certain growing, “the Russian threat”. So in Copenhagen evaluated the deployment of Russian missiles in the Baltic region, reports Reuters citing the head of the defense Ministry of Denmark. “We’re seeing that unfold now the Russians in Kaliningrad their missiles, able to get to Copenhagen. This, of course, a serious risk,” said the Danish Minister. At the same time in Denmark, spoke about the problem with the allocation of funds for military purposes. Being a NATO member, the country is deprived of the opportunity to spend more on defense of 2% of GDP. Photo: ZUMAPRESS.com / Globallookpress
The defense Ministry criticized international organizations for failing to provide assistance to the people of Aleppo
The official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov © Anton novoderezhkin/TASS MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. The Russian defense Ministry surprised by the lack of care for the population of Aleppo from the international organizations, despite the fact that the city for a month as released by the militants. This was stated by the official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov.
German intelligence suspected Russia of deliberately undermining the unity of the US and EU
The Federal intelligence service of Germany and the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution was presented to the German government report, which contains information about the fact that Russia is deliberately undermining the unity of the US and the EU. Relevant information published by Spiegel Online. The work of the security services, according to the information portal, has been associated with rumors of cyber attacks attributed to Russian hackers. In the report, as the newspaper writes, they say that Moscow is deliberately trying to aggravate existing social conflicts, especially in Western countries. According to Spiegel Online, the German government has not yet decided in what form to report the results of the investigation to Parliament and the public. On 7 January it became known that the German Federal office for the protection of the Constitution believes that the cyber attack on OSCE in December 2016, there is a
With the 83rd floor of a skyscraper in “Moscow-city” of fallen man
The guest fell from the 83rd floor of a tall building “Eye” in the business center “Moscow-city”, said TASS in law enforcement bodies of the capital. “The identity of the deceased and the circumstances of the incident are established”, — said the Agency interlocutor. In a press-service of the police of the discovery of the body confirmed, noting that the site works investigative team. According to eyewitnesses, the victim was a young man, he fell on parked near the tower car. Judging by the photos, this Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen. — Between S & Z (@aka_svart) 14 January 2017, 14:32 The TV channel “360” reported that, according to preliminary information, the man fell from the observation deck of a skyscraper.
In the Russian defense Ministry was surprised by the reluctance of international organizations to help the residents of Aleppo
In the Russian defense Ministry stated that they were surprised by the lack of assistance from international organizations to the residents of Aleppo, Syria who need it. About it told the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov. “A month passed after the liberation of Aleppo. However, international humanitarian organizations and do not provide real assistance to the civilian population. Meanwhile, a peaceful life in the city is restored. People risked their lives, returned to their homes and often their own doing their clearance from the remainder after insurgents of improvised explosive devices,” – said Konashenkov. According to the defense Ministry of Russia, established in Aleppo the situation know the representatives of major international organizations, the UN and UNICEF, but after the liberation of the city from armed militants , the heads of humanitarian missions seemed to have lost interest in the inhabitants of
Zakharova called “information carousel” anti-Russian publications in German media
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova called “information carousel” attempts by German media back to the story living in Germany Russian girls Lisa F. on the social network Facebook the Russian diplomat noted it as an attempt to accuse Russia of meddling in the elections in Germany by analogy with the accusations of the American media in Moscow. “As in the case of a “dossier on the trump”, promoted by the American media (CNN and BuzzFeed), the German media once again revived the “business girl Lisa”. Then Berlin will say that Moscow interferes with the election. (This) is called “information carousel”, – Zakharov wrote.