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    Row over Syria policy | Press review main focus
    Sep30

    Row over Syria policy | Press review main focus

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    West must not trust Putin on Syria | Financial Times – United Kingdom
    Sep30

    West must not trust Putin on Syria | Financial Times – United Kingdom

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    Russia sends troops to fight in Syria
    Sep30

    Russia sends troops to fight in Syria

    Russian lawmakers voted unanimously to let President Vladimir Putin send Russian troops to Syria, paving the way for open Russian intervention in Syria. However, the Kremlin said Russia will only use its air force and not ground troops. Putin had to request parliamentary approval for any use of Russian troops abroad based on Russia’s...

    Vladimir Putin gets OK from Russian lawmakers to use troops in Syria
    Sep30

    Vladimir Putin gets OK from Russian lawmakers to use troops in Syria

    Russian lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday to let President Vladimir Putin send Russian troops to Syria. The Kremlin sought to play down the decision, saying it will only use its air force there, not ground troops. Putin has to request parliamentary approval for any use of Russian troops abroad, according to the constitution. The last time he...

    Russian lawmakers give Putin OK to use troops in Syria
    Sep30

    Russian lawmakers give Putin OK to use troops in Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (second left) flanked by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu (left) and Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov, watches military exercises at Donguz range in Orenburg region, Russia on Sept. 19, 2015. (Alexei Nikolsky/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)Russian lawmakers voted...

    German FM: Arms Withdrawal Important Step to Resolving Donbass Conflict
    Sep30

    German FM: Arms Withdrawal Important Step to Resolving Donbass Conflict

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The agreement on the withdrawal of arms is an important step in resolving the conflict in Ukraine’s Donbass Region, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said while attending the UN General Assembly in New York. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Russian Lawmakers Give Putin O.K. for Troops in Syria
    Sep30

    Russian Lawmakers Give Putin O.K. for Troops in Syria

    (MOSCOW) — The upper chamber of the Russian parliament has voted unanimously to let President Vladimir Putin send Russian troops to Syria. The Federation Council on Wednesday discussed Putin’s request for the authorization behind the closed doors. Sergei Ivanov, chief of Putin’s administration, said in televised remarks that the...

    Russian parliament grants Putin right to use military force in Syria
    Sep30

    Russian parliament grants Putin right to use military force in Syria

    The Russian parliament on Wednesday unanimously granted President Vladimir Putin the right to deploy the country’s military in Syria, a move a top Kremlin aide said related only to the air force. Russia has been building up its military presence in Syria, where it supports the government forces of President Bashar al-Assad in a conflict...

    BRICS nations call for concerted efforts to combat terrorism
    Sep30

    BRICS nations call for concerted efforts to combat terrorism

    India and other BRICS nations have called for concerted efforts to combat terrorism on a “firm international legal basis” as they underscored that terrorist activities of extremist organisations like ISIS pose a direct threat to the whole international community. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj chaired a meeting of the BRICS...

    Russian parliament grants Putin right to deploy troops in Syria
    Sep30

    Russian parliament grants Putin right to deploy troops in Syria

    The last time the Russian parliament granted Putin the right to deploy troops abroad, a technical requirement under Russian law, Moscow seized Crimea from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The Times of...