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Russian President Orders Quick Development of Super-Heavy Rocket
25 May 2017 06:39

Russian President Orders Quick Development of Super-Heavy Rocket

Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin has set a task of accelerating work on a super-heavy rocket, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has said.

 
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek (R) and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich (L) sign a joint declaration between Turkey and Russia as Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yidirim and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev stand behind their respective deputies during the 25th Anniversary Summit of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 22, 2017. (Photo by Anadolu)
23 May 2017 06:10

Russia to lift some remaining trade sanctions on Turkey

Islam Times - Russia has agreed to lift some remaining trade sanctions imposed on Turkey following the Turkish military's shooting down of a Russian warplane over Turkey-Syria border some two years ago.

 
Russian forces arrive in southern Syria
22 May 2017 08:46

Russian forces arrive in southern Syria

Islam Times - Russian paratroopers and special forces arrived in the Al-Sweida Governorate of southern Syria this week, following the U.S. attack on a pro-government convoy near the Iraqi border-crossing, a military source told Al-Masdar News last night.

 
Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski (Photo by AFP)
16 May 2017 08:59

EU foreign ministers back anti-Russian sanctions: Polish FM

Islam Times - Poland says European Union foreign ministers have supported the continuation of a set of sanctions slapped on Russia over its alleged role in the Ukrainian crisis.

 
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a summit at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, May 15, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
16 May 2017 04:59

Putin says Russia not responsible for recent global cyber attack

Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed that his country had nothing to do with the recent global "ransomware" cyber attack that targeted some 150 countries over the weekend.

 
US and Russia on a Collision Course in Syria
15 May 2017 12:03

US and Russia on a Collision Course in Syria

Islam Times - Syrians forces are advancing towards their southern border where US Special Forces are operating alongside their proxies.

 
Russians Reveal Plan to Lift the Siege of Syria
14 May 2017 06:47

Russians Reveal Plan to Lift the Siege of Syria's Deir ez-Zor

Islam Times - The de-escalation zone plan is only the first stage of a major strategic shift in the Syrian war in order to concentrate allied forces for an advance to the east of Palmyra for an advance towards Deir ez-Zor.

 
Russian president says ready to help ease Korea tension
13 May 2017 10:13

Russian president says ready to help ease Korea tension

Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is ready to help calm down tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

 
Abbas meets with Putin in Russia, discusses bilateral relations
13 May 2017 08:43

Abbas meets with Putin in Russia, discusses bilateral relations

Islam Times - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday during a visit to the Sochi Resort in western Russia.

 
Boeing’s P-8A Poseidon is America’s premier spy plane
13 May 2017 06:56

Russian Fighter Jet Intercepted US Spy Plane on Victory Day Parade

Islam Times - A Russian fighter jet was scrambled to intercept a US spy plane flying over neutral waters of the Black Sea on May 9, during the annual Victory Day Military parade in Moscow.

 
Russia: Iran and Syria are Our Strategic Partners
10 May 2017 09:12

Russia: Iran and Syria are Our Strategic Partners

Islam Times - Apart from Iran and Russia, the Syrian government was never supported by other countries during the 7-year war, rather confronted in economics, politics and military support.

 
Russia’s Putin Urges Global Unity to Combat Terrorism, Extremism
10 May 2017 06:39

Russia’s Putin Urges Global Unity to Combat Terrorism, Extremism

Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin says in order to effectively combat terrorism, extremism, and neo-Nazism the entire world community should unite.

 
The building of the Russian Defense Ministry, Moscow.
10 May 2017 06:36

Russia Rejects Reports that ISIS Executed Russian Serviceman

Islam Times - Russian Defense Ministry denied on Tuesday media reports of an alleged capture and execution of a Russian serviceman by ISIS terrorists in Syria.

 
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (R) shakes hands with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after a press conference in Moscow on April 12, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
9 May 2017 05:41

Russian, US foreign ministers set to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Washington

Islam Times - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will be traveling to the US to meet with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

 
Russia Urges Turkey to Put Pressure on its Jihadist Groups
9 May 2017 05:28

Russia Urges Turkey to Put Pressure on its Jihadist Groups

Islam Times - Russia urged Turkey to put pressure on its terrorist groups fighting against the Syrian Army. Russia called on Turkey to immediately consult with the leaders of the so-called “armed opposition” groups which are backed by them and urge them not to fall for any provocations of al-Nusra Front ...

 
Russia Urges the UN to Accept the Safe Zones in Syria Memorandum
9 May 2017 05:26

Russia Urges the UN to Accept the Safe Zones in Syria Memorandum

Islam Times - Russia urged the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution in favor of its memorandum on establishing four de-escalation zones in Syria.

 
Russian-Turkish Relations Fully Restored
8 May 2017 04:35

Russian-Turkish Relations Fully Restored

Islam Times - The Syria plan agreed by Russia and Turkey somewhat reflects Erdogan's ideas for Syria but is actually the same scheme Russia has been proposing for a long time.

 
How Did Russia Grab US Safe Zones Idea for Own Favor?
7 May 2017 07:50

How Did Russia Grab US Safe Zones Idea for Own Favor?

Islam Times - Following the end of Astana peace talks on Syria that came out with a deal to set up “de-escalation zones” in Syria, the Russian officials put a ban on military aircraft operations over the four designated safe zones.

 
The file picture shows the port moorings of the Gulf of Nakhodka, the largest port in Russia.
6 May 2017 08:58

US bill on foreign port controls ‘declaration of war’: Russian senator

Islam Times - Russian lawmakers have harshly slammed a controversial American bill which paves the for the US navy to gain control over a number of foreign ports, including Russian ones, under the pretext of enforcing international sanctions against North Korea.

 
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan give a press conference following their meeting in Sochi, Russia, May 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
4 May 2017 05:39

Russia, Turkey underline need to continue anti-terror fight

Islam Times - Russia and Turkey have both underscored the need to continue the fight against terrorism and step up safe zones in war-torn Syria.