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Turkey would likely opt to purchase Russian Sukhoi Su-57 twin-engine warplanes in place of US F-35 single-engine stealth fighter jets if Washington suspends the delivery of the latter in response to Ankara’s sale of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems from Russia.
Russian lawmakers say Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has commended Soviet air defence systems, which helped Damascus repel 71 Western missiles.
A political analyst says the US-led military action against Syria on Saturday was aimed at humiliating Russia.
The Russian ambassador to Tehran says no one could claim that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against the opposition, stressing that there is no doubt the supporters of the terrorists were behind the attack.
The death toll from the fire at the Winter Cherry shopping centre in Kemerovo, Sunday, has increased to 37, with reports of 69 people still missing, including 40 children.
The incumbent Vladimir Putin cruised to victory on Sunday for another six-year presidential term after securing at least 76% of processed votes.
Russian media are reporting that there is an ongoing cyber-attack on Russia’s Central Election Commission, targeting its information centre.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, a major candidate in this year’s presidential votes, has cast his ballot in the nationwide elections at a polling station in Moscow.
All the 33 passengers and 6 crew members of a Russian transport plane lost their lives after the An-26 aircraft crashed near the Hmeimim Airbase in Syria’s Latakia.
A senior political analyst and former diplomat says Jordan is seeking to take on a stronger role in the region through Russia, and the strategy has two key components: the Jerusalem al-Quds case and Syria.
A passenger plane with 71 people on board crashed Sunday outside the Russian capital Moscow, according to media reports.
The Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Russia aimed at helping resolve Syria's seven-year civil war concluded on January 30 with a final statement that set up a 150-member committee tasked with creating a draft constitution.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during his visit to the Arab country.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says the presidents of Iran, Russia, and Turkey have decided to meet each other once in every 15 days or a month.
Iranian delegation to Astana Talks, headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari, has held talks with Russian and Syrian delegations on the latest developments in the war-hit Arab country.
A Russian deputy foreign minister says the international nuclear deal with Iran is working “quite efficiently” and requires no amendment, dismissing calls by the United States to address “flaws” in the deal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly refrained from accepting the Saudi king’s demand that Moscow pressurizes Tehran.
Russian Defence Ministry says Abu Muhammad al-Julani, the leader of al-Nusra Front terrorist group, has sunk into a coma after an airstrike carried out by Russia’s Aerospace Forces.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has condemned the US move to conduct searches at Russian diplomatic buildings.
An Iranian MP says Tel Aviv is scared of the growing power of Iran-backed Hezbollah forces, and is thus trying to use Russia as a buffer between Iran and the occupied territories.