Russian top diplomat says Trump looks 'more determined to fight terrorism than Obama'Russian Politics & Diplomacy December 09, 14:42
McLaren’s report: Doping cover-up in Russia was unprecedentedSport December 09, 14:23
Nearly 11,000 people leave Aleppo’s areas controlled by militants over past 24 hoursWorld December 09, 14:09
Lavrov sees good chance of reaching deal with US on militants withdrawal from AleppoRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 09, 14:04
South Korean president transfers power to prime ministerWorld December 09, 13:56
Russian top diplomat praises OSCE contribution to settlement in UkraineRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 09, 13:44
Peskov says top-notch lawyers hammered out Rosneft’s privatization dealBusiness & Economy December 09, 13:37
Press review: McLaren’s second round of anti-doping crusade and trilateral gas talksPress Review December 09, 13:00
Pole vault star Isinbayeva withdraws her candidacy for post of Russian athletics chiefSport December 09, 12:55
UNITED NATIONS, April 21 (Itar-Tass) —— The U.N. Security Council on Saturday, April 21, passed a resolution, drafted by Russia, thus agreeing to send a full-format observer mission to Syria.
The mission will be established for the initial period of 90 days and will consist of up 300 unarmed military observers and the appropriate civilian component.
The mission will monitor compliance with the ceasefire agreement by the parties to the conflict and will watch and support Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States, Kofi Annan's six-point crisis settlement plan.
The resolution urges the Syrian sides to guarantee the security of the mission personnel and do not hinder its free movement and access.
The Syrian government will bear the brunt of responsibility for the security of the mission.