Syria's air defense on Monday evening, March 20, was hit by one of the ethereal aircraft (UAVs) of Israel in the South-West of the country. About it reports RIA Novosti with reference to the air of the Lebanese TV channel "al-Mayadin".
The intelligence apparatus was struck by the military after he violated the airspace of Syria in the province of Quneitra.
The device was a drone brand Skylark, its weight is about seven kilograms, and has a capacity of 1.2 kg.
Russia re-introduced in the UN security Council a draft resolution which seeks to prevent the ingress of chemical weapons by terrorists in Syria and Iraq. Deputy permanent representative of the Russian Federation Vladimir Safronkov said that the militants are using every opportunity to establish production of such weapons.
Investigators opened a criminal case on the fact of fire at the Kazan gunpowder plant, in the course of liquidation which killed one person. The investigation is underway under article "Violation of safety rules on explosive objects". The chief of the guard fire brigade №3 Edward Illarionov died, conducting reconnaissance in the hazardous area.
In Moscow detained red-handed by two men, who, according to law enforcement authorities, tried to sell for three million dollars the position of Deputy prefect of the Central administrative district of Moscow. One of them was the former General Director "Airlines of Kuban".
Eight Arctic countries, including Russia and the United States signed a statement on cooperation in the region. The document specifies the "basic principles and rules of the exchange of information on emergencies at sea and joint operations in the Arctic." In addition, the parties agreed to joint military exercises.
The Pentagon began reviewing reports of the deaths of about 200 civilians in the Iraqi city of Mosul in the result of the U.S. airstrikes on positions of the international terrorist organization "Islamic state" (banned in Russia). The investigation concerns air strikes, which could be applied in the period from 17 to 23 March.
A former assistant to the President for homeland security Michael Flynn discussed with the Turkish authorities for the extradition of preacher Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of attempting a coup. The meeting discussed the idea of "in the dead of night to sweep this guy away" without extradition process, writes The Wall Street Journal.