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Moscow has no data on collateral damage as result of Russian airstrikes in Syria - Lavrov
Thursday, 01 October 2015 10:00

The Russian side has no data on injuries among civilians as a result of Russian airstrikes on ISIS positions in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

"One talks about injuries among civilians as a result of these strikes. We do not have such data. We very carefully watch that these strikes are surgical and that they target solely positions and equipment and arms facilities of terrorists units," Lavrov told Russian journalists in the wake of his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in New York.

Pacific Fleet ships to take part in ASEAN anti-terror drills

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Ships from Russia’s Pacific Fleet will take part in the 2016 ADMM-PLUS international Maritime Security and Counterterrorism Exercise on the South China Sea in May, TASS reported.  ADMM-PLUS comprises of the ten ASEAN members plus Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea [ ... ]

Russia to take retaliatory measures in response to US missile defense system in Romania

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The US has deployed the first ground missile defense system in Romania. Russian officials said that such actions violate strategic stability and may lead to even more serious challenges in the region. Russia will increase spending on next-generation technologies. NATO officials continue saying that [ ... ]

Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier group prepares for battle in Syria

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The Russian television channel Zvezda TV has shown images of the drills involving the Su-22s and MiG-29KUBs stationed on Russia’s Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier's air wing. The footage was taken in the Mediterranean Sea as the ship neared the coast of Syria, where it is to take part in Moscow [ ... ]