Russia firmly supports the efforts of the Iraqi government to combat terrorism in all its aspects. It is necessary to unite the efforts of the country’s political movements and parties to confront the common threat posed by the IS terrorist group.
The driver of a snowplow which collided with a plane, killing Total’s CEO, had reportedly drunk booze-laced coffee, Russian media said. During interrogation he confessed he didn’t notice entering the runway and didn’t see or hear the plane taking off.
With relations between Russia and the United States at their lowest point since the Cold War, this month marks the 52nd anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, when the world moved perilously close to nuclear Armageddon.
Russia will have military control of the entirety of its 6,200 km Arctic coastal zone by the end of 2014, just a year after Moscow announced its ambitious plan to build military presence in the region, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has announced.
Radoslaw Sikorski — the speaker of the Polish Parliament and that nation’s former foreign minister — was forced to apologize after claiming that he overheard Vladimir Putin in 2008 suggest that Ukraine should be divided between Russia and Poland.
Russia’s Lower House has approved a motion to the UN General Assembly and international parliamentary groups calling for the end of the economic, financial and trade embargo of Cuba introduced by the USA in 1961.
When an aircraft taking off with a lot of fuel on board and maximum speed hits something metal on its way, sparks alongside heat and pressure are inevitable, and this is catastrophic for any plane, Head of Aviation at CQ University Ron Bishop told RT.