Video: Russia`s the only aircraft carrier brought about ridicule in the Internet - clouds of black smoke reminded users about ships of WWII
Ships of British fleet are escorting Russian vessels in the English Channel, heading towards the Mediterranean from Norwegian sea on their route to Syria to join Bashar al-Assad's bombing campaign.
The next United Nations Secretary-General has been elected by acclamation
Today, 13th October, the former Prime Minister of Portugal António Guterres was appointed the next UN Secretary-General by the UN General Assembly.
Russia and terrorism: Is Moscow implicated in ISIS activities?
The unending terrorist acts in France and other countries and the necessity of uniting against the growing threat of international terrorism gives rise to a certain side effect: the Kremlin is again insisting that without Russia, the West is incapable of dealing with such massive global threats. A number of specialists, including government officials, harbor the suspicion that Moscow is involved in global terrorism.
In the next two weeks U.S will try to convince Ukraine to provide certain concessions for Donbas
The Administration of U.S. President Barack Obama in the nearest time is going to discus with Ukraine providing of concessions, which could soften Ukraine’s stance on the issue of Donbas conflict and will contribute to the peaceful resolution, sources close to President Petro Poroshenko affirm, reported.
Norway, the UK, French and Spain fighter jets took off simultaneously to intercept Russian TU-160 planes
NATO scrambled its fighter jets from four European countries at the same time to intercept two Russian bombers as they were detected on their route from Norway to northern Spain and back in the sourthen Europe.
Kerry told how U.S. is going to solve Donbas conflict
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has claimed again that U.S. stance on the Ukrainian conflict remains unchanged, namely Kerry considers only diplomatic solution and wiews the need for joint efforts with Russia to strike a deal over conflict through diplomacy.
Washington and London feared by possible WW3 in light of Putin`s order to evacuate 40 mln Russians
The large-scale "civil defence" exercises which lasted four days brought about serious concerns in Washington and London, regarding these drills as possible preparation to WW3.
WikiLeaks to publish documents that may significantly change the results of US presidential elections
Documents that Assange is going to make public before the election day may largely influence on the final outcome of U.S presidential elections.
UN will consider limitation of veto use for Permanent Members
Today, 4th October, the UN human rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, made proposals to limit veto use for UN Security Council's permanent members in order to prevent severe crimes, according to The Associated Press. Early circumstances in Syria made Zeid to approach with new initiative as attacks over the last 10 days in rebel parts of Aleppo, including airstrikes by Syrian and Russian forces, have been "the most intense" there since Syria's civil war began in 2011.
MFA of Russia: Russian embassy in Damascus was shelled by Syrian rebels
Russian Foreign Ministry claims that today, on 4th October, the building of the Russian embassy in Damascus undergone shelling from a nearby territory controlled by militant groups, opposing Assad`s regime. Reportedly al-Nusra Front and Faylaq al-Rahman groups are those militants responsible for the attack. Russian embassy in Damascus is situated near Government building. Thus, it is impossible to ascertain what was the real object of the strike.
Top al-Qaeda commander killed by drone missile strike of US-led coalition in Syria
Senior commander of Jabhet Fateh al-Sham (formerly Al-Nusra Front) was killed by a missile fired from a drone –believed to be affiliated with the US-led coalition– in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib.
MH17 investigation and war in Syria: What consequences could Russia face?
US-Russian deal on Syria to stop the bloodshedding in the war and to establish the steady cease-fire is under threat again after recent events, namely: striking UN aid convoy and mass killing of Syrian soldiers in coalition strikes near Deir ez-Zor. These two events may result in continuation of military actions and growth of the violence in the region, disrupting all efforts undertaken by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov to find conflict resolution.
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