Russia terrified watching monuments destroyed in Palmyra — culture ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 21, 17:08
Russian bombers deliver successfully strikes on terrorists' facilities in SyriaWorld January 21, 15:39
Denmark uses Russian data in its application for expanding shelf — ministerBusiness & Economy January 21, 15:15
Agreement on bases in Syria to serve strengthening of stability in Middle East — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 21:18
Trump's inaugural address: When America is united, America is totally unstoppableWorld January 20, 20:57
Hermitage chief: New Palmyra destruction comes across as militants' vengeanceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 20:29
Russia's first deputy PM wants to keep current tax system for next political cycleBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:53
Russia’s Shipulin clinches gold in 20km individual race of IBU World Cup stage in ItalySport January 20, 19:18
Prominent Russian adventurer Konyukhov to take samples from Mariana Trench floorSociety & Culture January 20, 19:15
KHMEIMIM AIRBASE /SYRIA/, March 10. /TASS/. The Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Warring Sides in Syria has registered eight truce breaches over the past twenty-four hours, Center Head Lieutenant-General Sergei Kuralenko said on Thursday.
"Over the past twenty-four hours, eight truce breaches have been registered: five in Aleppo, and one breach in the provinces of Deraa, Damascus and Idlib each," the general said.
The most complex situation is developing in the province of Aleppo where militants from the Liva Sultan Murad, Firqa 16 and Ahrar ash-Sham armed groupings opened mortar fire four times against the residential quarter of Sheikh-Maksud in the city of Aleppo, the general said.
"Also, strikes were delivered from improvised artillery systems against the residential quarters of Maraanaz and Ain-Dakna. The settlement of Fua (the province of Idlib) besieged by Jabhat al-Nusra militants has been regularly subjected to intensive artillery fire. A disastrous humanitarian situation has emerged in that town. Food and medicines are absent there. It is necessary to evacuate children from the blockaded enclave, especially infants, women, old people and disabled persons," the Russian general said.
Russia has been carrying out an anti-terror operation in Syria since September 30, 2015 at the request of Syrian President Bashar Assad. The Russian air task force is operating against militants in Syria. Some strikes against terrorists were delivered by the Russian Navy.
A ceasefire regime has been in effect in Syria from February 27 but it does not apply to the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra groupings (both outlawed in Russia) and some other formations recognized as terrorist groups by the UN Security Council.