The defense Ministry denied reports about the establishment of a new military base in Northwest Syria for the training of fighters of the Kurdish forces. This is stated in the message of military Department, arrived in edition "Tapes.ru" on Monday, March 20.
"There are no plans for expansion in the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic new Russian military bases there," — noted in the press release.
In the province of Aleppo near the village of Afrin in the area of contact between the Kurdish militia and controlled by the Turkish forces of the Syrian free army hosted one of the offices of the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties. In accordance with the Russian-Turkish agreement of December 30, 2016 unit of the center carried out round the clock monitoring of the cessation of hostilities, said the Ministry of defense.
Earlier, on 20 March Reuters announced the agreement concluded by the Russian military with the Kurdish militias, establishing a new base in the town of Afrin.
According to the Agency, the official representative of the Kurdish people's protection Units (YPG), in the framework of cooperation against terrorism, the Russian military will also train the militia to the conduct of modern war.
Ties between Russia and NATO is particularly important during periods of heightened tensions, said the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Washington at a meeting of representatives of the coalition against ISIS. "During the growth of tension is even more important that we talked to each other and kept the lines of contact open," he said.
Basmanny court of Moscow satisfied the petition of the Main investigation Department of the TFR and took into custody all the suspects in the theft during the construction of the house of receptions of the Russian President in Novo-Ogarevo. Under arrest sent Andrew Fireplaces, the Director of one of the Federal state unitary enterprise of the Federal security service, and his ex-Deputy.
The court in the Republic of Karelia has sentenced 23-year-old soldier, three years hiding from the Light service in the Murom-Dormition monastery. He was convicted of desertion and awarded two years probation. The soldier signed a contract for the service, but in 2014 went to the monastery workers. He was arrested two years later.
The majority of citizens of Russia all other forms of government it prefers a Republic. According to the survey conducted by the Russian center for public opinion (VTSIOM), the state system voted 88 percent of respondents. Against the monarchy were made by 68 percent of respondents.
Scientists from Stockholm University (Sweden) found a way through which people can predict his impending death. According to the authors of the study, the harbinger of death is loss of smell. To do this, within 10 years watching 1774 Swedes aged 40-90 years.
A group of six men arranged in Facebook the live broadcast of the rape of a minor. Watched 40 people, none of whom reported to the police. In Facebook said that do not allow the placement of such content. Video from Facebook has been removed.