Tag archive for ‘Russia’
By Editorial Team On Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Russia Concerned About U.S. Nuclear-Reduction Offer

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has indicated the Kremlin is interested in the nuclear-arms reductions proposed by U.S. President Barack Obama, but Lavrov also expressed More...

By Editorial Team On Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Putin warns Cameron against arming Syrian rebels as UK weighs options

Russia and UK still have very different approaches to the Syrian crisis,British PM Cameron said after meeting Putin adding that the decision to arm rebels is yet to be made.Russia’s President warned against such More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Russian contract for delivery of S-300s to Syria yet to be fulfilled – Putin

S-300 surface-to-air missile system (RIA Novosti / Valeriy Melnikov) “As for the S-300s, it’s one of the best air defense systems in the world,” Putin said following a Russia-EU summit. “It’s a serious More...

By Editorial Team On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Israel warns Russia over Syria arms delivery

Moshe Yaalon, Israeli defence minister Israel has said it will act if Russia delivers promised anti-aircraft missiles to its ally Syria, in an apparent allusion to another air raid on the neighbouring country. Moshe More...

By Editorial Team On Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Netanyahu Says Israel Acts To Deny Hizballah Syrian Arms

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on May 14. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Israel is “acting” to prevent Syrian weapons More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Russia Finalizing Syria Weapons Contracts, No New Deals Planned – Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (RIA Novosti/Sergey Pyatakov) Russia is not planning to supply Syria with any weapons beyond the current contracts that are nearing completion, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey More...

By Editorial Team On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Russia, US to push for global Syria conference to bring conflicting sides to table

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discuss while taking a walk in the garden of the Foreign Ministry Osobnyak in Moscow on May 7, 2013 (AFP Photo) Russia and the US reiterated More...

By Editorial Team On Monday, April 29th, 2013

‘Missiles fired at’ Russian plane with 159 passengers onboard flying over Syria

Two missiles were reportedly fired at a Russian plane with at least 159 passengers on board that was flying over Syrian territory. Russian officials admit the jet faced danger, but are not talking of a targeted More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Syrians trade blame over ‘chemical attack’

Syria’s government and rebels have traded accusations of a chemical attack on a northern village near Aleppo. US official, however, said on Tuesday there was no evidence of any such attack. The regime, whose More...