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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 21:19:37 GMT

UN rights boss denounces air strikes on Aleppo as war crimes  -  Cosumnes Connection (subscription)
"Syrian government forces, with the support of Russian Federation, have launched relentless attacks that have flagrantly disregarded fundamental rules of worldwide humanitarian law". UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 21:06:53 GMT
Towards a multi-polar world!  -  Pakistan Observer
While the sole superpower is exhausting its energy and resources in ungainly conflicts and in chasing the mirage of a victory over 'terror', the Russian Federation appears to be moving cautiously towards the coveted goal of regaining its past glory ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 20:46:31 GMT

China defends Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's 'independent choices' 'separate' from US  -  Cosumnes Connection (subscription)
"I've realigned myself in your ideological flow and maybe I will also go to Russian Federation to talk to Putin and tell him that there are three of us against the world - China, Philippines and Russian Federation. It's the only way". "It's the only ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 19:07:39 GMT

Hackers claim they leaked top Vladimir Putin aide's emails  -  Cosumnes Connection (subscription)
"Hysteria has been whipped up in the United States about the influence of Russian Federation over the USA presidential election", said Putin, calling it a ruse to cover up for the fact that the U.S. political elite had nothing to say about serious ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:39:54 GMT

Battle for Aleppo intensifies after ceasefire ends  -  Cosumnes Connection (subscription)
The unilateral ceasefire was announced last week by Russian Federation, which has been carrying out air strikes in support of the Syrian government. Heavy clashes took place in Aleppo during the night, outside the 11-hour periods during which the ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 17:09:34 GMT
Russia voted off UN Human Rights Council  -  Vehicle Lеаdеr (blog)
Human Rights Watch's United Nations director, Louis Charbonneau said, after Hungary and Croatia beat out Russian Federation in their regional contest, that the vote "also shows how important it is to have competitive slates in United Nations elections".
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 15:38:41 GMT

Wounded await evacuation days after Aleppo truce  -  Cosumnes Connection (subscription)
The Russian military is pressing its accusations against the US -led coalition over a strike on a Syrian village. The UN said Friday security concerns had forced it to delay planned evacuations from Syria s Aleppo, as Russian Federation extended a ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 14:52:05 GMT

Aleppo Is a 'Slaughterhouse,' Says UN Official Seeking War Crimes Inquiry  -  Cosumnes Connection (subscription)
The UN said Friday that security concerns had forced it to delay planned evacuations from Syria's Aleppo, despite a truce that was largely holding for a second day in the ravaged city. And while Russian Federation and the Syrian government had urged ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 12:19:50 GMT
UN Condemns Shelling of Russian Embassy in Syria  -  Student Operated Press
The United Nations Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms " an attack yesterday on the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Syria`s capital Damascus as well as the widely reported recent attacks on schools in the country, according to ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 11:53:47 GMT

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military build-up risks further antagonising Russian Federation  -  Cosumnes Connection (subscription)
And US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said the Pentagon would increase its presence in Europe with a brigade-sized unit - typically between 1,500 and 3,000 troops - deployed to Poland in February, among other contributions. In the largest build up of ...