Pressure both economic and military such as sanctions and displacement from Syria and Libya shows that Washington uses any chance to prevent Putin from being elected in 2018.
From the very beginning independent political experts have clearly realized that Russia had no intent to participate in Eurovision hosted this year by Ukraine.
“Many families have even named their sons Putin. And it is no secret that the President’s own children are learning Russian,” said the official.
“I hope that there won’t be any unilateral actions like we recently saw in Syria and that the US will follow the policies Trump repeatedly declared during his election campaign,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
“There’s growing evidence that this was staged,” Lavrov said at a Moscow news conference with his Iranian and Syrian counterparts on Friday. Publications including in the U.S. and the U.K. have highlighted “many inconsistencies” in the version of events in Syria’s Idlib province that was used to justify the American airstrikes, he said.
Providing hybrid war against Ukraine, Kremlin keeps creating new ways of attack. In the late night of March 28-29 the diplomatic mission of Poland in Lutsk was shot with RPG-22 rocket launcher.
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RUSSIA POLITICS: Defense Minister Shoigu Says Russia Successfully Stepping Up Nuclear Triad Modernization
President Vladimir Putin approved how military forces carried out re-armament program, and ordered for re-armament to be maintained at current fast rate.
U.S. fired missiles at a Syrian air base in retaliation for the alleged chemical weapons attack by Assad’s government on civilians, including many children.
BELGIUM POLITICS: Top Diplomat to Trump: Make Sure US Next Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made Within UN Framework
Didier Reynders: “I can understand the reaction of American president following a chemical attack, and it’s not the first one. Decisions must go through the United Nations.”
Reacting to media reports that Tillerson would use his visit to press Moscow to back away from supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia’s biggest Middle East ally, Peskov signalled that was a non-starter.
“Russian ship armed with cruise missiles Kalibr will visit the logistics base in Tartus,” a source said. The Admiral Grigorovich is capable of carrying a Ka-27 or Ka-31 helicopter and can reach speeds of up to 30 knots (55kph).
U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base were one step away from clashing with the Russian military, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev charged on Friday, underscoring the risks in U.S. President Donald Trump’s first major foray into the Syrian civil war.
US missile strike on Syria airfield was ‘low efficiency’ – Russian MoD. The runway, taxiways and Syrian aircraft on the parking apron remained undamaged.
Putin said the missile strikes broke international law and has halted agreement with US aimed at avoiding clashes between their forces in the skies over Syria.
Russia says poison gas leaked from rebel chemical weapons struck by Syrian bombs. Hasan Ali, Free Idlib Army rebel commander, calls Russian statement ‘lie’.
Russia flagship cruiser S400 missile system. Here are photos, video demonstration of S-400 Triumf Mobile Multiple Anti-Aircraft Missile System (AAMS).
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his army, Russian, Iranian and Shi’ite forces, have steady succession of military victories over the past 18 months.
LEBANON POLITICS: Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah Says Netanyahu Seeks End to Russia Airstrikes in Syria to Avert Israel’s Collapse
The Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah added that the defeat of the Daesh Takfiri group in Syria would be tantamount to the fall of Netanyahu himself.
Russian lower house of parliament, the State Duma, has approved a proposal to launch an investigation into US Media organizations that operate in Russia said.