Brazil’s football star Carlos: Germany, Portugal to meet in 2017 Confederations Cup finalSport March 24, 20:45
Russia to stage best ever edition of FIFA Confederations Cup this year — Brazil’s CarlosSport March 24, 19:28
Jehovah’s Witnesses say they have no suspension orders from Justice Ministry yetSociety & Culture March 24, 19:10
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on National Guard base in ChechnyaWorld March 24, 18:51
Eurovision organizers set to find solution for Russia's contestant to perfom in KievWorld March 24, 18:46
Russia’s Airborne Force wraps up large-scale drills in CrimeaMilitary & Defense March 24, 18:20
Russia may start Ka-52 attack helicopter deliveries to Egypt in 2nd half of yearMilitary & Defense March 24, 17:21
Ex-Russian MP’s suspected assassin’s ‘double’ pops up in UkraineWorld March 24, 16:59
Photos of the week: Putin at the theater, Trump behind the wheel and Erdogan playing ballSociety & Culture March 24, 16:39
MOSCOW, February 27 /TASS/. The destruction of historic artifacts in the central museum in the Iraqi city of Mosul by terrorists is an act of vandalism, says a Russian Foreign Ministry statement released on Friday.
"Moscow resolutely condemns the barbaric action of Islamic State terrorists. They once again demonstrated to the entire world the true face of those who recognize nothing but violence and are far from true Islam. We support the relevant statement by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova", the statement said.
A video published by the terrorist group on Thursday featured a group of men attacking the museum’s artifacts, some of them dating from the 7th century BC, with sledgehammers, claiming they were the symbols of idolatry.
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has called for convening an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council following the assault.