Russia to wean off Ukrainian gas turbine engines by mid-2018Business & Economy June 26, 13:17
Astana meeting on Syria to focus on de-escalation zones — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 13:07
Northern Fleet divers resume surveying of WWII Arctic convoy transporterBusiness & Economy June 26, 13:00
Press review: Doubts over Putin-Trump talks and cornerstones for 2018 elections in RussiaPress Review June 26, 13:00
Top official says Russia’s warships operating in Syria praised by market playersMilitary & Defense June 26, 12:48
Russian arms exporter raked in $24 bln for selling 50 warships since 2000Military & Defense June 26, 12:39
Attack aircraft exercise on mock-up ‘enemy’ targets results in smashing successMilitary & Defense June 26, 12:14
Russia and India may ink deal on frigate supplies by end of JulyMilitary & Defense June 26, 12:05
Poll indicates majority of Russians support criminalizing drug useSociety & Culture June 26, 11:58
MOSCOW, October 23 (Itar-Tass) - Russia has provided urgent humanitarian assistance for Syrian refugees in Iraq and will continue helping people in Syria, Russia's foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
“On October 22, Russia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations’ plane delivered the first batch of humanitarian aid to the Iraq city of Erbil,” the ministry said. “The 37-tonne cargo brought vital and most essential things as tents, blankets and foodstuffs to Syrian refugees who are currently in the northern region of the country known as Iraqi Kurdistan.”
“Humanitarian action has been gratefully accepted by the Iraqi government, the Kurdistan regional government and the people of the country,” the ministry added. “Russia will continue its assistance to the refugees from the Syrian Arab Republic who are in neighbouring countries at the moment, as well as to the affected population in Syria.”
“We assume in Moscow that an early political settlement of the Syrian crisis through the Geneva Communiqué of 30 June 2012 will provide a solution to the problem of Syrian refugees and enable us to stop violence and people’s suffering in Kurdistan region,” the ministry said.