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
DONETSK, January 16. /TASS/. The militia of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s republic has taken the Donetsk international airport and its vicinities under control, the DPR’s Defense Ministry said on Friday.
“Today we can say that we control the territory of the Donetsk airport and its vicinities,” a ministry spokesman was quoted by the official Donetsk news agency as saying.
The ministry said some 10 Ukrainian troops are still staying in the building of the new terminal of the airport, but they have stopped offering resistance and are expected to leave the airport through a corridor.
Donetsk republic’s chief negotiator Denis Pushilin said on Wednesday that the self-defense forces had opened up a corridor to the Ukrainian military’s withdrawal from the Donetsk airport.
Pushilin stressed that this is a “good will gesture” on the part of the DPR.
The Defense Ministry of the self-proclaimed republic said on Thursday Ukraine’s troops were gradually leaving their positions near the airport.