Russia hopes Astana talks on Syria will yield package of documents on de-escalation zonesRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 25, 20:31
Russians’ real incomes up by 3% in May - Russian finance ministerBusiness & Economy June 25, 18:39
All doping tests of Russian players at 2014 FIFA World Cup are negativeSport June 25, 15:10
Police refrains from calling Newcastle incident a terrorist attackWorld June 25, 13:14
Putin offers condolences to Pakistan’s president over fire victimsRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 25, 12:39
Fire of fuel tank kills 123 people in Pakistan - TVWorld June 25, 7:58
Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-FitrSociety & Culture June 25, 5:18
Mexico knocks out Russia from FIFA Confederations Cup with 2-1 win in KazanSport June 24, 19:59
Putin visits Crimean youth camp ArtekSociety & Culture June 24, 19:42
HMEIMIM /Latakia, Syria/, April 22. /TASS/. Russian warplanes made no flights over Damascus and its suburbs on Friday, a spokesman for the Khmeimim airbase, the home base of the Russian air group in Syria, said.
"Russian warplanes did not fly near Damascus and its suburbs today. All planes of the Russian air group are at the Hmeimim airbase," the spokesman said.
Western media reported earlier on Friday that a warplane crashed near Damascus in an area controlled by Islamic State gunmen. Later, Sky News Arabia said it was a fighter jet of the Syrian air forces. However no details of the type of the plane or the causes of the crash were provided.