"They say 'declare a ceasefire'. We will never declare a ceasefire," Erdogan said. "They are pressuring us to stop the operation. They are announcing sanctions. Our goal is clear. We are not worried about any sanctions," he said.
Turkey’s invasion upended a fragile peace in northeastern Syria and risks enabling a resurgence of Islamic State, which no longer controls territory in Syria but still has sleeper cells and supporters.
Turkey has two main goals in northeast Syria: to drive the Kurdish YPG militia which it deems a security threat away from its border, and to create a space inside Syria where 2 million Syria refugees currently hosted in Turkey can be settled.
Progress at talks between Russian and Ukrainian envoys have raised hopes of convening the first international summit in three years on ending the fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces.
“My nerves were on edge because they just wouldn’t tell me what was happening with our passports,” said a tourist in the lobby of the five-star Grand Hotel Europe in St. Petersburg one recent morning, as her excited daughter negotiated the day’s itinerary with their Russian guide. “
The man ordered the Bitcoin cryptocurrency from the iPhone app but what he received was another cryptocurrency called 'Gaycoin'. The GayCoin cryptocurrency arrived with a note saying, "Don't judge until you try," according to the complaint.
When asked if Russia would interfere in the 2020 US elections, Putin during an energy forum in Moscow replied: "I'll tell you a secret: Yes, we'll definitely do it." "Just don't tell anyone," he added, in a stage whisper.
The New York Times reveals how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): The body of a girl who died in a fire incident in Russia arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday. In the shocking tragedy, two medical students from Maharashtra died of suffocation after a fire broke out in their institute in Russia on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Karishma Bhosale (20) from Pune and Pooja Kallur (22) from Nerul. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was seen condoling the family members of the girl.
The Russian Federation has consistently pursued a foreign policy anchored in and approved by the conception of Russian President Vladimir Putin, which requires us to be guided by the interests of ensuring the security of the country in close cooperation with all states willing to do so on an equal footing, based on respect for […]
Russia, Jan 24 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his greetings to the Indian citizens on the occasion of Republic Day. President Putin in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he appreciates relations of special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India. He added that he was sure that further build-up between the two nations will be fruitful bilateral cooperation in different areas. He also said that constructive interaction corresponds to their common interests and goes in line with ensuring stability and security in Asia and the entire world.
Funerals have begun to take place in Russia for some of the 224 victims of the Sinai air crash. In the north western city of Veliky Novgorod, 60-year old Nina Lushchenko was the first to be laid to rest.