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The setting up of a de-escalation zone in southern Syria will be completed in the near future, Russia’s foreign minister claimed on July 21
Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base broke international law and have seriously hurt U.S.-Russia relations
Representatives of Kurdish groups across the Middle East have met in Moscow on Feb. 15 to attend a conference on Kurds and their future
Russia stood by its ally Damascus on April 5 ahead of a United Nations Security Council meeting to address accusations the Syrian government launched a chemical weapons attack that killed scores of civilians.
MOSCOW - Reuters
Russia said on Feb. 15 it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine or discuss the matter with foreign partners after the White House said U.S. President Donald Trump expected the annexed Black Sea peninsula to be returned
A suicide bomber was behind a blast on the St. Petersburg subway that killed 14 people, Russian investigators said on April 4, while authorities in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan identified a suspect as a Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will pay a visit to Ukraine on Feb. 9 and 10 on the occasion of the fifth meeting of the Joint Strategic Planning Group, a Foreign Ministry statement said on Feb. 8.
Senior Russian and NATO military chiefs on March 3 held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the Defense Ministry in Moscow said
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold talks with officials from Syria’s political opposition on Jan. 27, Moscow said, but it appeared representatives from armed rebel groups were not invited.
MOSCOW – Reuters
Russia’s combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Feb. 20 after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said
A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats expelled from the United States over Moscow’s alleged interference in the presidential election took off from Washington on Jan.1 and landed in Moscow on Jan. 2, Russian news agencies reported.