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War in Syria won’t end while the US remains there – Lavrov to French media

The illegal US presence in Syria is one of the reasons why war there cannot end, especially since Washington is apparently trying to create a quasi-state on the eastern bank of the Euphrates, the Russian foreign minister said. The pessimistic prediction about the future of Syria came from Sergey Lavrov in an interview he gave to RT France, le Figaro ...

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‘We won’t pay for thin air’: Moscow responds to Council of Europe expulsion threats

Russian officials have replied to the Council of Europe’s demands for payment with a promise to suspend its membership unless it introduces anti-discrimination amendments to its parliamentary assembly (PACE) regulations. Russia is interested in full-pledged participation in the Council of Europe and not mere presence in the body under discriminating conditions, Senator Oleg Morozov, who sits in the Upper House ...

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US won’t give ‘one single dollar’ for Syria reconstruction until Iranian forces are out – Pompeo

The US will spend no more money on the reconstruction of war-ravaged Syria if it does not see off Iranian troops, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said. The US previously said it would stay in Syria as long as Iran is there. Speaking to the pro-Israel Jewish Institute for National Security of America on Wednesday, Pompeo said that ...

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Julia Roberts brother, ‘Runaway Train’ star Eric Roberts ‘won’t mind’ getting Russian citizenship

The elder brother of Julia Roberts and Oscar-nominated actor, Eric Roberts, may join action star Steven Seagal, and French movie icon Gerard Depardieu in acquiring a Russian passport. The American actor and director was asked if he’d like to become Russian, as he came to chair the jury at a film festival in Rostov-on-Don. “I wouldn’t mind,” was his reply ...

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Presidential alerts we really hope Trump won’t send…

Move over Twitter, President Trump now has the power to send every phone in the land a simultaneous message — thanks to the new “presidential alert”, tested by FEMA yesterday. What’s it for? The idea is to enable the president of the United States to warn the nation of major threats — such as a natural disaster or terrorist attack. FEMA ...

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Presidential alerts we really hope Trump won’t send…

Move over Twitter, President Trump now has the power to send every phone in the land a simultaneous message — thanks to the new “presidential alert”, tested by FEMA yesterday. What’s it for? The idea is to enable the president of the United States to warn the nation of major threats — such as a natural disaster or terrorist attack. FEMA ...

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Israel won’t change Syrian policy despite downing of Russian Il-20 – Israeli defense minister

Israel will not cease operations in Syria, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced just before the Russian military published a detailed chronology of the downing of its Il-20, for which Moscow says Tel Aviv is to blame. In the run-up to the publication of the Russian Defense Ministry report, Lieberman told local Kan radio that he is not eager to engage ...

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‘Trump will fail’: Iran won’t abandon its ‘missiles that make America angry’, Rouhani says

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says that Trump is doomed to fail against Iran “just like Iraq’s Saddam Hussein did”, and that Tehran will not bow down to Washington and get rid of its “defensive” weapons. Should the worst-case scenario occur and Washington attacks Iran, the US would face the same fate as Iraq’s Saddam Hussein, Rouhani warned, referring to the ...

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Biggest rift in modern Orthodox history? Russian Church won’t work w/ Constantinople-chaired bodies

Published time: 14 Sep, 2018 14:44 Edited time: 14 Sep, 2018 14:58 The Russian Orthodox Church is ending its participation in any structures chaired by the Constantinople Patriarchate, the Holy Synod said, as Constantinople plans to recognize the independence of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Read more “We have decided to suspend joint performance of church services with the hierarchs of ...

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Leaked secret directive shows UN won’t help to rebuild Syria until there’s ‘political transition’

An internal UN document that was leaked to the media says the organization won’t provide humanitarian assistance to war-torn Syria until there’s a deal on “political transition.” The UN had earlier denied such a directive existed. The UN ‘secret directive’ on Syria was published by Russian newspaper Kommersant on Sunday. The two-page document, dated October 2017, lays out the framework ...

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