Former Zenit FC player Kazachenok dies at 64Sport March 27, 1:37
Russian senior MP calls on EU politicians not to hide heads in sand in Syrian settlementRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 26, 18:09
Three Russian fans stabbed after football match in BelgradeSport March 26, 3:28
Russia ready to take part in restoring oil production in Syria - energy ministerBusiness & Economy March 26, 3:27
Moscow disappointed over new US sanctions against Russian companies - Foreign MinistryRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 26, 1:28
US sanctions 8 Russian companies over non-proliferation lawWorld March 25, 21:53
Russia's Defense Ministry says US-led coalition unlikely to launch battle for Raqqa soonRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 19:06
Russia cuts oil production by 185,000 barrels per day as of today — energy ministerBusiness & Economy March 25, 18:30
OPEC has no objections to speed of Russia's oil production cutsBusiness & Economy March 25, 12:38
PRETORIA, March 11. /ITAR-TASS/. Forces of the African Union (AU) and Somalian army have begun the military advance on positions of Islamist militant group al-Shabaab in the southern Shabelle region over the weekend. Lower Shabelle Governor Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur Sidi said this on Tuesday.
AU commander Ali Hamud stated that the troops also gained control over the city of Burdhubo that served as al-Shabaab’s major camp in recent six years.
The troops began attacking the militant group’s positions after the Islamists staged an attack on the presidential palace in Mogadishu killing 12 people. Over the tree recent years, AU forces managed to kick al-Shabaab off the major cities, however, the group still controls significant territories in the southern and central parts of Somalia.