Head of the Russian National Defense Management Center, Colonel General Mikhail Mizintsev, says Syria should rejoin the Arab League in order to help support the process of a political solution to the ongoing crisis, and push refugees toward returning home.
Trade between Russia and Iran amounted to about $1.4 billion in the first 10 months of 2018, showing a 6.8-percent increase on a year-on-year basis, the Russian Federal Customs Service announced Friday.
Russia has reacted to the way the British government and the media have covered a recent flare-up of tensions on Ukraine, saying the ruling Conservative Party is trying to capitalize on any opportunity to pile more pressure on Moscow.
Russia sees no alternative to the Iran nuclear deal and calls on all the parties to the agreement to refrain from steps that might push Teheran towards withdrawal from it, Russian President’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said.
Russian Deputy Defense Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin has expressed concern over what he has described as a NATO military build-up along the Russian border under the cover of military drills.
Ukraine on Friday banned Russian men of combat age from entering the country, a move introduced under martial law after Russia fired on and captured three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea last weekend.