Chinese defense chief calls cooperation with Russia a pillar of global peace
Cooperation between Russia and China in security sphere is a model for other countries and a pillar of global peace, Chinese Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe told the Xiangshan Forum on security in …
Putin says Russia-Africa summit will be unprecedented
The Russia-Africa summit that will take place on October 24 will be an unprecedented and benchmark event, Russian President Vladimir Putin told TASS.
"We will shortly be witnessing an unprecedented, …
Turkish operation in Syria can lead to ‘reverse migration’ of militants
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has warned of a possible ‘reverse migration’ of militants from Syria following an operation launched by Turkey in north Syria.
"As a result of …
Putin: Russia ready to engage in civilized competition for cooperation with Africa
Moscow is set to enter into civilized competition for cooperation with Africa, although some Western countries are pursuing a different path, Russian President Vladimir Putin told TASS.
"We certainly …
Turkish forces deny rescue, medical services entry to Ras al-Ayn
Turkish forces and Syrian armed opposition units supporting them are blocking rescue and medical workers from reaching the town of Ras al-Ayn in northeast Syria, the Kurdish Firat news agency claimed …
Ukrainian army shoots down OSCE drone
The Ukrainian armed forces have opened fire on unmanned aerial vehicles of the OSCE mission near the Petrovskoye-Bogdanovka disengagement area twice over the past week, one of them was destroyed, DPR …
Russia calls for condemning radicals in Kosovo for raising tensions in Balkans
The Kosovo administration’s intrusions into the Serb-populated areas undermine stability in the Balkan region, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
"We consider the …
Press review: Trump’s ‘tough love’ led to Turkish truce and Gorbachev chides cult of force
Top stories in the Russian press on Friday, October 18, prepared by TASS
Izvestia: Gorbachev urges dialogue between Russia, US to prevent nuclear war
The Soviet Union’s first and last …
EU condemns Turkey's operation in Syria
The EU countries have condemned Turkey's operation in Syria, the European Council said in a statement released after the first day of the summit in Brussels.
"The EU condemns Turkey's unilateral …
Russia submits proposal on moving UN GA First Committee's sessions from New York
Russia has officially submitted to the United Nations the draft proposal on moving sessions of the UN General Assembly's First Committee from New York to Vienna or Geneva, a diplomatic source told …