Kremlin gives no comment on reports that Russian, US jets flew dangerously close in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 28, 20:13
Two of four Soyuz crews to fly to ISS in 2017 will be smaller than usualScience & Space October 28, 20:05
Foreign Ministry: Two mortar shells fired on Russian embassy in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 28, 19:52
Kremlin: Russia may use all available means against terrorists in AleppoRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 28, 19:26
Russian Foreign Ministry refutes reports about alleged deportation of Russians from SerbiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 28, 19:07
Moscow slams US marines’ deployment in NorwayRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 28, 18:57
Photos of the week: fire in a giant migrant camp, Trump's flag hug and a 'river of sheep'Society & Culture October 28, 18:49
Finance ministers of Russia and Ukraine can meet if Kiev's debt is recognized as sovereignBusiness & Economy October 28, 18:48
US-led coalition increases intensity of air strikes near Mosul — Russian General StaffWorld October 28, 18:02
MOSCOW, June 3. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed over the phone on Friday ways to defuse the Syrian crisis. According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the conversation was initiated by the American side.
"The two top diplomats continued to discuss ways of overcoming the conflict in Syria, including the fight against ISIL (former name of the Islamic State terrorist group outlawed in Russia - TASS) and the need to urgently separate the moderate opposition from the Jabhat al-Nusra group and the tasks of terminating terrorists’ support with manpower and materiel from abroad," the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
"(They) discussed practical issues of cooperation between Russia and the U.S. as chairs of the ISSG (International Syria Support Group - TASS)," the ministry added.