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    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...

    Putin asks parliament’s permission to deploy troops abroad: Kremlin
    Sep30

    Putin asks parliament’s permission to deploy troops abroad: Kremlin

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday formally requested permission from the upper house of parliament to deploy troops abroad, as Moscow mulls air strikes against the Islamic State group in Syria.Putin submitted to the Federation Council a proposal to deploy “a contingent of troops” abroad, the Kremlin...

    Putin gets OK to use troops in Syria
    Sep30

    Putin gets OK to use troops in Syria

    The upper chamber of the Russian parliament has voted unanimously to let President Vladimir Putin send Russian troops to Syria. Sergey Ivanov, the Kremlin’s chief of staff, told journalists that Putin was granted permission to use armed forces outside the country by the Federation Council — the upper house of the Russian parliament — the...

    Upper House of Russian Parliament Approves Use of Military Force Abroad
    Sep30

    Upper House of Russian Parliament Approves Use of Military Force Abroad

    Such approval is generally considered a rubber stamp, but a similar vote preceded Russia’s actions in Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russian Lawmakers Grant Vladimir Putin The Right To Use Force In Syria
    Sep30

    Russian Lawmakers Grant Vladimir Putin The Right To Use Force In Syria

    MOSCOW, Sept 30 (Reuters) – 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...