Syria condemns Turkey’s military aid to militants in Idlib
Damascus considers Ankara’s military assistance provided to terrorists from the Jabhat al-Nusra group (outlawed in Russia) besieged by government forces in the city of Khan Shaykhun as …
Press review: Putin, Macron to tackle Ukraine and Syria faces the ‘Blackwater of Jihad'
Top stories in the Russian press on Monday, August 19, prepared by TASS
Media: Putin, Macron to step up efforts to resolve Ukrainian crisis
On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron will receive …
Turkish vehicles cross Syria’s border
Turkish military vehicles loaded with ammunition have crossed Syria’s border and are heading towards the city of Khan Shaykhun, the Syrian Foreign Ministry reported on Monday.
"Turkish vehicles …
US to perform observation flight over Russia
The US military will carry out an observation flight over Russia’s territory from August 19 to August 24, while Russian specialists will conduct an observation flight over the UK from August 19 …
Donetsk railway terminal resumes work after five-year interruption
The railway terminal in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has resumed work after a five-year hiatus caused by massive shelling by the Ukrainian army in 2014, which damaged the largest …
Iranian Grace 1 tanker sails out of Gibraltar
The Iranian Grace 1 supertanker, detained on July 4 at the US request on suspicion of violating the sanctions imposed on Syria, has left Gibraltar, The Wall Street Journal reported.
According to the …
Kremlin aide says Putin’s visit to North Korea is not under consideration
The Russian president’s visit to North Korea is not under consideration at the moment, Kremlin Aide Yury Ushakov told reporters.
"I can’t tell you anything about it. This matter is not …
Greenland open for business with US, but not for sale
Greenland’s Foreign Ministry has said on Friday that the island is ready to do business with the US, but rejects the idea of purchase, the agency commented on the reports that US President …
Moscow court upholds extension of six Ukrainian sailors’ custody
The Moscow City Court has upheld a lower court ruling to extend the custody of six Ukrainian sailors detained in the Kerch Strait incident in November 2018, a court spokesperson told TASS.
North Korea launches short-range ballistic missiles into the sea
North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles from the country’s eastern coast into the Sea of Japan, the Kyodo News agency reported on Friday, citing sources in the South Korean …