Putin said his personal initiative in sending ships of the Russian Navy to the shores of Syria

Putin said his personal initiative in sending ships of the Russian Navy to the shores of Syria Moscow. On 23 February. INTERFAX.RU — Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Russian naval group was sent to the coast of Syria on his own initiative, stressing that the decision of the standing in the course of the campaign objectives managed and sailors, and defense industry. 15фотографий15фотографий15фотографий “The Minister (of defence — if) and the chief of staff know that the initiative of your campaign and the preparation for it is my personal initiative,” said Putin at a meeting with the seamen, participants hike to the shores of Syria. He specifically thanked the industry, which in a short time prepared the equipment and the material. “They prepared you, and you coped brilliantly with the tasks,” — said the head of state. “You spoke of the difficulties in the course of fulfilling the

Sergey Mironov may not participate in the presidential elections in 2018

Photo: RIA Novosti The leader of the party “Fair Russia” (SR), Sergey Mironov may withdraw from nomination as a candidate in the presidential elections of 2018. “If I go not away, the party has many worthy candidates”,— writes the newspaper “Vedomosti”. According to Mr. Mironov, the issue of its extension will be decided in the next few months. To make himself the leader of the CP now does not really want and is considering the support of “Pro-government candidate”, but also thinks about the nomination of the Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Olga Epifanova, said a source close to the leadership of CP. In the party are considering holding primaries was told by several sources. This option is not ruled out, and Sergei Mironov. Possible contenders for the party nomination is called Oleg Shein, and Alexander Burkov Valery Hartung. Previously, his nomination was declared by the leaders of the

Amnesty International criticized the “Spring package”

Photo: RIA Novosti International non-governmental organization Amnesty International in its annual report criticized the package of anti-terrorist laws in Russia, known as the “Spring package”, calling them contrary to international obligations of the Russian Federation in the field of human rights. Amnesty International Amnesty International — international non-governmental organization founded in the UK in 1961. On its website says its mission “is to conduct research and to adopt measures aimed at the prevention and elimination of gross violations of human rights”. While Amnesty International has always stressed that an independent organization, are fully self-funded through donations. However, the declared principle about refusing money from governments or political structures there is a loophole — Amnesty reserves the right to accept funds from government agencies, if they are allocated to educational projects in the field of human rights. Due to this, Amnesty International receives funding from a number of governments and international

Peter Ilyich became acting permanent representative to the UN

UN 24 Feb. /Offset. TASS Oleg Zelenin/. Acting permanent representative to the UN appointed by Pyotr Ilyich, to the sudden death of Vitaly Churkin held the post of his first Deputy. This was announced Thursday in a press-service of the Russian Embassy. “By Pyotr Ilyich became acting permanent representative to the UN”, – have informed in the permanent representation. Vitaly Churkin, who held the post of permanent representative to the UN since April 8, 2006 died February 20, the day before your 65th birthday. As reported in the foreign Ministry, the Ambassador died in the workplace. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, Churkin was posthumously awarded the order of Courage.

The US imposed sanctions against two leaders of “al-Nusra Dzhebhat”

The U.S. Treasury contributed to the sanctions list, two leaders of the group “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra”. This was reported on the website of the Department. Sanctions subjected to Bassam Hamad al-Husri, having, according to one Syrian, the other Palestinian citizenship, and a citizen of Jordan Iyad Nazmi Salih Khalil. All their property and assets if found to be subject to U.S. jurisdiction will be blocked, citizens and organizations of the United States forbidden to enter into transactions with them. In the American Ministry recalled that a day earlier, the UN has added these individuals to the sanctions list of terrorists. Al-Husri and Khalil, according to Washington, are natives of Syria, and are on its territory. Khalil at the beginning of 2016, was third in the hierarchy of the official “dzhebhat an-Nusra” and appointed “Emir” of the coastal area of Syria. He headed the office of intelligence and security of the terrorist

Trump has promised to expand the U.S. nuclear Arsenal

Donald Trump The US President Donald trump has promised to expand the nuclear Arsenal of the country. He stated this in an interview with Reuters. According to the American leader, the United States has lagged behind in this matter, and he intends to ensure that the United States was “on top”. As transfers RIA Novosti news Agency, a White house spokesman Sean Spicer on regular media briefing on 23 February said that “the US does not intend to concede their superiority in the nuclear field to anyone”. February 10, the official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the possibility of extending the Treaty on measures for the further reduction and limitation of strategic offensive arms, said that Moscow and Washington need to share relevant information regarding the positions of the parties in the field of strategic security. “We had a certain break in the dialogue on strategic security issues, so

The Turkish General staff announced the liberation of the Syrian city of al-Bab from IG

Turkish troops and detachments of the Syrian opposition has established control over the town of al-Bab in Syria. It is reported by Anadolu news Agency with reference to the General staff of the Turkish armed forces. The soldiers of the Syrian free army, which, with the support of the Turkish military completely cleared the city of militants, began demining operations. As reported by one of the field commanders of the FSA, Ahmad al-Sahabi, opposition forces completely control al-Bab. The promotion of opposition groups is hampered by mines set by terrorists. The operation to clear the town from ISIS began after the Turkish armed forces and opposition forces liberated the areas between Azaz and Jerablus. Near the town of al-Bab over the past several months of fierce fighting. The original exemption of the settlement was announced on 16 February, however, fighting continued after that. Turkey spends more than six months in

Four persons were lost at collision of foreign cars in Moscow

Four persons became victims of a serious accident, which occurred on the night of Friday in Moscow. About this site “Star” reported in a press-service of the regional interior Ministry.   As noted, the incident occurred at 1 kilometer of the highway Serpukhov, Protvino. Here faced Mercedes and Subaru. “The accident 4 people died and three were injured,” — said the press service.   The incident has now staffed emergency services. They establish the causes and circumstances of the tragedy. Photo: archive of the SEC Star

The IAAF made the three Russian athletes to compete under one condition

The international Association of athletics federations (IAAF) has allowed three Russian athletes to participate in the rating competitions. However, they can only under a neutral flag. This was reported on the official website of the IAAF.   As noted, the “green light” for international competitions Dan Angelica Sidorova (pole vault), Christina Sivkovo (sprint) and Alex Sokirka (hammer throw).   According to “R-Sport”, six more applications from the Russians was rejected.   Earlier it was reported that around 40 Russian athletes have expressed a desire to participate in tournaments under a neutral flag. Photo: Anton Denisov / RIA Novosti

Trump chided Russia on the deployment of cruise missiles

The US President made a statement that he wants to build a nuclear Arsenal of the country. To do this Donald trump wants to arms “was at the height,” according to Reuters.   According to him, America is considerably behind in the development of their abilities in nuclear weapons.   Also, the US President complained that Russia has deployed cruise missiles allegedly, violating, thus, the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty).   The us leader added that at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin he intends to raise this issue. Trump also going to discuss with his Russian counterpart the issue of deploying land-based missiles.   Earlier, us Senator John McCain has accused Moscow of the fact that it deploys cruise missiles with nuclear warheads in violation of the Treaty banning intermediate-range nuclear forces (INF).   Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry