Putin holds security Council meeting

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin in his residence Bocharov Ruchei in Sochi met with members of the security Council on the current domestic situation, the Syrian conflict, and issues of cybersecurity. On Friday, may 19, RIA Novosti reported with reference to press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

“The parties discussed current issues of socio-economic domestic Russian agenda. Once again there was an exchange of views on the subject of cybersecurity,” said Sands.

In addition, members of the security Council noted the illegitimacy of the impact of the coalition led by the US on Syria. “The participants discussed the Syrian issue with a focus on on the eve of the next American strike on Syrian territory. It was noted that such actions are illegitimate and significantly complicate the process of starting zones and de-escalation of the Syrian settlement as a whole”, — said Peskov following the meeting.

The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, head of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, head of the presidential administration Anton Vaino, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov and the special representative of the President Sergey Ivanov.

Informed of the unacceptability of the impact of the US-led coalition Pro-government forces in Syria said the Russian foreign Ministry.

On 19 may, the Bank of Russia has documented several cases of successful virus attacks WannaCry to Russian banks, which led to isolated facts compromising the resources of credit institutions. The consequences of these incidents, as stated in the Central Bank, have been eliminated in the shortest possible time.

On 18 may, the coalition fighters fired at a column of Pro-government forces, consisting of 27 units. One of the commanders of the opposition forces confirmed that they have requested air support from coalition forces took the movement of Syrian Pro-government troops for the attempted attack on their location.