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Surviving Pilot Says Turkey Issued No Warning Before Shooting down Russian Warplane

The rescued pilot surviving pilot of the Russian warplane downed by Turkey has said that no warnings of airspace violation were issued by Turkish Air Force.

World » Russia | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 21:52 | Viewed: 3691

Putin: Turkish Leadership Purposefully Pursues Islamisation of Country

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the current Turkish leadership has purposefully pursued the Islamisation of the country for a number of years.

World » Russia | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 4229

One Russian Marine Killed During Search for Pilots of Downed Su-24 in Syria

A Russian Mi-8 helicopter has come under attack during a search and rescue operation tasked with saving the two pilots of the downed Su-24 in Syria, the Russian military said on Tuesday.

World » Russia | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 21:50 | Viewed: 3305

Russia Protests to Turkey over Downing of Su-24 Warplane

Russia has lodged a formal protest with Turkey over the downing of its Su-24 jet, TASS reported on Tuesday.

World » Russia | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 2992

Sergei Lavrov Cancels Turkey Visit after Downing of Russian Warplane  

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has cancelled his visit to Turkey scheduled for Wednesday following the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish Air Force jet.

World » Russia | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 2979

Russia Considers No Branch of Turkish Stream or Gas Hub in Bulgaria

Russia doesn’t not consider the construction in Bulgaria of a gas hub or a branch of the planned Turkish Stream pipeline, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said.

World » Russia | November 20, 2015, Friday // 20:33 | Viewed: 5626

Russia's Putin Denies Turkish Stream Has Lost Momentum

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project hasn’t lost momentum but needs elaboration due to the large number of legal, technical and economic issues which the two sides have to resolve jointly.

World » Russia | November 13, 2015, Friday // 17:36 | Viewed: 4060

Terrorist Act Remains ‘Possible Reason’ for Russian Plane Crash in Egypt - PM Medvedev

A reason for last month’s crash of the Russian passenger plane in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula could be a terrorist bombing, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday.

World » Russia | November 9, 2015, Monday // 21:13 | Viewed: 3469

Russia Brings Back 11,000 Tourists from Egypt in 24 Hours

About 11,000 Russian tourists have been evacuated from Egypt over the past 24 hours in the aftermath of the deadly Russian plane crash, according to official data, TASS reported on Sunday.

World » Russia | November 8, 2015, Sunday // 16:14 | Viewed: 3067

Putin Suspends Russian Flights to Egypt on FSB Advice  

Russian President Vladimir Putin has agreed to suspend all commercial flights to Egypt until an investigation determines the causes of the deadly Russian A321 plane crash, TASS reported on Friday.

World » Russia | November 6, 2015, Friday // 17:24 | Viewed: 3063

Gazprom Cuts in Half Turkish Stream’s Planned Capacity

Gazprom has cut in half the planned capacity of its Turkish Stream gas pipeline project, Interfax reported.

World » Russia | October 6, 2015, Tuesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 4416

Russia MPs Allow Use of Military in Syria

The Russian Federation Council has voted to approve the use of the country's army in military operations abroad, RIA Novosti agency has said.

World » Russia | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2909

Putin Says Russia Seeking to Set Up Regional Anti-IS Network

Russia is trying to establish "some kind of a coordination network" to cooperate with Middle Eastern countries in the fight against Islamic State, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.

World » Russia | September 28, 2015, Monday // 11:05 | Viewed: 2759

Lavrov: Russia Flying Military Supplies, As Well As Humanitarian Aid to Syria

Russian aircraft are delivering military supplies to Syria as well as humanitarian aid, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.

World » Russia | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 21:45 | Viewed: 3098

Bulgaria’s Overfly Ban on Syria-Bound Russian Cargo Planes ‘Incomprehensible’, Moscow Says

Bulgaria’s ban on Syria-bound flights of Russian aircraft carrying humanitarian aid will lead to an increase in the number of refugees from the war-torn country, Moscow said on Thursday.

World » Russia | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 19:15 | Viewed: 4016

Too Early to Speak of Russian Airstrikes on IS, President Putin Says

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday it is early to speak about a possible participation of the country in military operations against the Islamic State (IS) group.

World » Russia | September 4, 2015, Friday // 21:53 | Viewed: 3135

Putin Says Assad Ready to Hold Early Elections

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad is ready to call in a snap parliamentary vote to allow a "healthy" opposition to join power.

World » Russia | September 4, 2015, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 2520

Russia, Belarus, Serbia to Hold Joint Military Drills

Military exercises involving troops from Russia, Serbia and Belarus are due this year, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has said.

World » Russia | August 16, 2015, Sunday // 13:44 | Viewed: 4603

Russia Says It Destroyed Nearly 600 T of Imported Food in 10 Days

Russia has destroyed some 597 tonnes of food products illegally imported from blacklisted countries since August 6, statistics show.

World » Russia | August 16, 2015, Sunday // 12:44 | Viewed: 3396

Russia Expands Food Imports Ban to Five European Countries

Moscow has added five European countries to its food imports ban list introduced in response to Western sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.

World » Russia | August 13, 2015, Thursday // 18:13 | Viewed: 3817

Russia Might Have to Lower 2015 GDP Outlook - EconMin

Russian Economy Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev has said Moscow might have to review its current economic growth forecast after the country's Q2 gross domestic output contracted more than expected.

World » Russia | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2143
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