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Russia considers it right to maintain working contacts with Kurdish groups in Syria despite Turkey’s objections, as they are “fighting against terrorists,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said on May 15
MOSCOW – Agence France-Presse
A Siberian city declared a state of emergency Dec. 19 after 41 people seeking cheap alcohol died from drinking bath essence containing methanol, a toxic substance used in anti-freeze.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said cooperation with Turkey over Syria would be “more fruitful” than cooperation with the United States.
Ukraine said five of its troops were killed Dec. 18 by pro-Russian insurgents in the bloodiest clash in the war-scarred ex-Soviet republic in months
A meeting of foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany intended to shore up a shaky peace process in eastern Ukraine ended Nov. 29 without any visible progress.
MOSCOW - Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin told Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in a telegram on Dec.17 that Russia was ready to increase cooperation against terrorism after a car bomb attack in Turkey's central province of Kayseri.
MOSCOW – The Associated Press
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Nov. 16 to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which rules on such grave charges as genocide and crimes against humanity.
Turkish-Russian relations are back to “normal” after the downing of a Russian warplane in November 2015, Russian Ambassador to Ankara Andrey Karlov said on Dec. 16.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke on the phone on the evening of Nov. 14 and agreed on the need to normalize ties between Washington and Moscow, the Kremlin said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Dec. 16 that he had agreed with Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan to hold peace talks on Syria in the Kazakhstan capital Astana.
A flotilla of Russian warships is now in the eastern Mediterranean off the Syrian coast after being sent to reinforce Russia’s military in the area, a naval commander said on state television.