• Aftermath of the US missile attack on a Syrian military airbase
    Last update: 12:43 15.04.2017
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    'Illegitimate Move': Lavrov Blasts US Missile Attack on Syrian Airfield

    An incident in the Syrian province of Idlib and the US missile strikes on a Syrian airbase created a threat to the process of the peace settlement in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday during a joint press conference with his Qatar's counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani.

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  • Aftermath of the US missile attack on the Syrian military airbase
    Last update: 18:39 14.04.2017
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    Russian, Iranian, Syrian FMs' Talks 'Strong Message' After US Missile Attack

    Russian, Syrian and Iranian foreign ministers held a trilateral meeting in Moscow on Friday to discuss issues surrounding the settlement and resolution of the Syrian conflict.

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  • In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017.
    Last update: 16:57 14.04.2017
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    Americans' Support for Trump Foreign Policy Rises After Missile Attack in Syria - Poll

    More US voters support President Donald Trump's foreign policy approach in light of a recent missile strike on the Syrian airbase, a new poll revealed on Friday.

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  • Russian military aviation at Hmeymim airbase in Syria
    Last update: 14:40 14.04.2017
    14:40 14.04.2017

    Kremlin Sets Condition for Russia's Restoration of Memo With US on Syria Flights

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow is ready to restore the memorandum on the safety of flights over Syria if Washington's "unpredictable actions" don't repeat.

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    Last update: 18:54 13.04.2017
    18:54 13.04.2017

    Tomahawk: Washington's 'Weapon of Democracy' and Harbinger of Aggression

    Washington has occasionally used the Tomahawk long-range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missiles in operations which later morphed into larger military engagements, defense analyst Dmitry Drozdenko, deputy editor-in-chief of the magazine Arsenal Otechestva, told Sputnik.

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  • Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais in Damascus, in this handout picture provided by SANA on February 20, 2016.
    Last update: 18:44 13.04.2017
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    Damascus Was Able to Take 'Many Measures,' Had 'Indications' Concerning US Missile Attack - Assad

    Syrian President Bashar Assad told AFP news agency in an interview that Damascus was able to take "many measures" as the Syrian government "had indications" concerning possible US military action in Syria.

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  • U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a tomahawk land attack missile in Mediterranean Sea which U.S. Defense Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria on April 7, 2017.
    Last update: 15:11 13.04.2017
    15:11 13.04.2017

    Washington 'Violates All Unwritten Rules Devised Since Cuban Missile Crisis'

    The Trump administration has disregarded all the unwritten rules drawn up in the last 55 years when it comes to international relations by carrying out an unexpected unilateral attack against Syria and suggesting that Washington could act on its own in North Korea, Russian defense analyst Vasily Kashin told Sputnik.

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  • The Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, right, and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stand together during the G-20 Foreign Ministers meeting in Bonn, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
    Last update: 10:34 13.04.2017
    10:34 13.04.2017

    US Strikes on Syria Contradict Anti-Terror Goal - Lavrov

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday he had stated to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson the previous day that its recent attack on Syria contradict the goal of combating terrorism.

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  • Aftermath of the US missile attack on the Syrian military airbase
    Last update: 17:08 12.04.2017
    17:08 12.04.2017

    US Missile Strike Imperils Peace Process in Syria - Moscow

    The US missile strike on Syria is undermining peace process in the country, Moscow said.

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  • U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a tomahawk land attack missile in Mediterranean Sea which U.S. Defense Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria on April 7, 2017.
    Last update: 16:40 12.04.2017
    16:40 12.04.2017

    US Strike on Syria: Trump 'Merely Shooting From the Hip' Like Wild West Sheriff

    Washington's missile strike on the Shayrat Air Base in Syria has divided US society, making many Americans feel betrayed over the White House's interventionist stance. Donald Trump is "shooting from the hip" with the blind confidence that he's right, American peace activist Jan R. Weinberg told Sputnik.

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  • Aftermath of the US missile attack on a Syrian military airbase
    Last update: 16:17 12.04.2017
    16:17 12.04.2017

    Hollande: Europe Should Use US Strike on Syria to Revive Peace Talks

    Europe should use the US missile strike against Syria to galvanize peace talks, the French president said.

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  • Aftermath of the US missile attack on the Syrian military airbase
    Last update: 11:13 12.04.2017
    11:13 12.04.2017

    US Attempts to Force UN Resolution: 'a Desire to Legitimize Its Attack on Syria'

    Washington is trying to legitimize its missile attack on Syria by forcing a UN Security Council resolution, Russia's deputy foreign minister said.

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  • In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017.
    Last update: 10:44 12.04.2017
    10:44 12.04.2017

    Russian Senators Slam US 'Aggression' Against Syria, Urge Int’l Condemnation

    The Russian upper house of parliament considers the US strike on Syria as an act of aggression against a sovereign state and calls on foreign parliaments to resolutely condemn the illegal actions of Washington.

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  • Aftermath of the US missile attack on the Syrian military airbase
    Last update: 09:21 12.04.2017
    09:21 12.04.2017

    Trump Calls Assad an 'Animal,' Blames Russia for Current Situation in Syria

    US President Donald Trump stressed that Russian President Vladimir Putin was supporting "a very bad man," and he believed such an alliance would be bad for Russia and the entire world.

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  • The body of a plane burned as a result of the US missile attack on an air base in Syria
    Last update: 05:10 12.04.2017
    05:10 12.04.2017

    Russian MoD: US Failed to Weaken Syrian Armed Forces by Attacking Sha'irat Base

    The Russian Defense Ministry slammed US claims of the "efficiency" of the strikes on a Syrian base on Wednesday, adding that Washington's attack failed to achieve its main objective, which was the destruction of the Syrian armed forces.

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  • U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a tomahawk land attack missile in Mediterranean Sea which U.S. Defense Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria on April 7, 2017.
    Last update: 04:17 12.04.2017
    04:17 12.04.2017

    US CENTCOM: Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Struck 57 of 59 Targets at Syrian Airbase

    US Tomahawk missiles have reached 57 out of 59 targets in an attack on a Syrian base on April 6, US Central Command (CENTCOM) commander Gen. Joseph Votel said in a Department of Defense press briefing.

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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin
    Last update: 03:42 12.04.2017
    03:42 12.04.2017

    'Nodding Like Bobble Heads': Putin Comments on NATO Members' Reaction to US Strikes in Syria

    Commenting on the recent US cruise missile attack on a Syrian airbase, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday there's no evidence that Damascus used chemical weapons, but there's clear evidence of international law violation by Washington.

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  • Volunteers take part in a simulation of how to respond to a chemical attack, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo (File)
    Last update: 16:00 11.04.2017
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    Russian General Staff Warns Against New US Missile Strikes on Syria

    Moscow warns against new US missile strikes on Syria, chief of the Russian General Staff's Main Operational Directorate Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi said at a news briefing on Tuesday.

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  • Aftermath of the US missile attack on a Syrian military airbase
    Last update: 15:58 11.04.2017
    15:58 11.04.2017

    Syrian Army Repels All Attacks of Terrorists Who Took Advantage of US Strike

    Militants took advantage of the US missile strike on a Syrian airbase and attacked the government army from the south-western direction. All their attacks were repelled, over 150 terrorists were killed, chief of the Russian General Staff's Main Operational Directorate Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi said at a news briefing on Tuesday.

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  • Aftermath of the US missile attack on a Syrian military airbase
    Last update: 13:07 11.04.2017
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    US 'Aggression' in Syria Reinforces Terrorists - Moscow

    Washington's cruise missile strike on Syria leads to the reinforcement of terrorists, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

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