Putin arrived in Athens on a two-day visit and emerged from talks with the Greek government to lash the United States and NATO allies, also accusing them of stifling trade and energy cooperation with Russia.
Regular captain Roman Shirokov is included despite recent speculation in the Russian media that he would not make it to squad.
Russia is financing an additional testing program, a step to prove commitment to cleaning up the sport amid widespread doping allegations.
The NATO-Russia Council, created in 2002 when relations between the former Cold War foes were much better, met for the first time in nearly two years last month.
The Russian military is constructing a new army base in the central Syrian town of Palmyra, within the protected zone that holds the archaeological site listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site and without asking for permission from relevant authorities.
An unmanned Soyuz-2.1A rocket carrying three satellites roared off into a clear blue sky from the launch pad at Vostochny cosmodrome.
The result will mark a continuation of the European integration process that is ongoing in the country
She will go to Moscow from Tehran on Sunday where she will participate in the annual Foreign Ministers’ meeting of RIC (Russia, India and China).
US officials have complained that Russian jets are still flying in support of Syrian forces
Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin accused Turkey of “complacency or inaction” in allowing fighters and weapons to cross into Syria and the bulk of IS oil to be exported along with cultural artifacts.
The U.S. military said that the warplanes had simulated attack passes near the USS Donald Cook.
The Russian police here were no immediate reports of casualties
The U.S. State Department said it was appalled by the reported air strikes. “We condemn in the strongest terms any such attacks directed at civilians,” spokesman John Kirby said.
Russia on Monday warned the United States that it will start responding unilaterally to cease-fire violations in Syria if the US refuses to coordinate rules of engagement against violators.
Lt. Gen. Rudskoi said on Monday that Russia will do that because the US, in talks with Russia last week, had refused to coordinate a joint response.