Justice Ministry adds Jehovah’s Witnesses to list of organizations outlawed in RussiaWorld August 17, 12:50
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Gazprom increases exports to future consumers of Turkish Stream gas projectBusiness & Economy August 17, 11:31
Ex-German chancellor says Russia will not change stance on CrimeaWorld August 17, 11:09
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Latvia to send observers to monitor Russian-Belarusian strategic military drillsMilitary & Defense August 17, 9:30
Valerie Amos, the UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, told the UN Security Council by videoconference that such “pauses” were desperately needed until a long-term ceasefire was reached between Israel and Hamas.
She said the world was watching “in horror the desperation of children and civilians that have come under attack" in the Gaza Strip. She added that over the four weeks of combat operations in Gaza more than 1,300 Palestinians had been killed, of whom 80% were civilians.