FIFA: Over 82,400 ticket requests applied globally for 2017 Confederations Cup in RussiaSport January 19, 20:17
Russia stands for developing legal tool to fight cyber hooliganismRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 20:00
Russia is developing advanced hypersonic weapons — ministryMilitary & Defense January 19, 19:50
Former USSR leader receives Lithuanian court’s summons as witness in case over 1991 eventsWorld January 19, 19:29
FIDE chief says he plans to seek US entry after President-elect Trump’s inaugurationSport January 19, 18:56
Russian economy minister: Results of 2016 demonstrated adjustment to cheap oil, sanctionsBusiness & Economy January 19, 18:44
Russia ready to welcome Trump at economic forum in St. Petersburg — first deputy PMBusiness & Economy January 19, 18:29
European Commission does not expect problems with gas supplies via Ukraine this winterBusiness & Economy January 19, 18:22
Russian diplomat says Obama tried by all means to complicate life for TrumpRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 19, 18:00
MOSCOW, October 28. /TASS/. Russia and Syria are confronted with the same information warfare, member of the Russian State Duma deputy Alexander Yuschenko told a TASS news conference on Wednesday. He visited Damascus as part of the Russian parliamentary delegation.
"We have long been faced with the information pressure on Russia, which began with Russophobia and anti-Soviet sentiment. There was a similar trend, we could see it more acutely after the situation in the Donbas region when we were accused of all manner of offences," Yuschenko said.
"And the same standard patterns of information warfare are used against Syria," the lawmaker said. According to Yuschenko, this information warfare against Russia and Syria continues. "All these defamations and manipulation of facts can be seen pretty often," he said.
The delegation of Russian lawmakers, which also comprised MP from the Russian Communist Party Sergey Gavrilov and member of the Federation Council Dmitry Sablin, arrived in Syria on October 23 and returned to Russia on October 28. During the visit they met with their counterparts from the Syrian parliament, Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi and President Bashar al-Assad. The delegation delivered to Syria about 3 tons of humanitarian cargo for children.