Russia looks to produce Zika vaccine in Nicaragua — health ministerSociety & Culture October 23, 0:20
Russian diplomat calls to compare death tolls in Iraq under Hussein vs under US ruleRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 21:00
US-led coalition delivers air strike on civilian procession in Iraq — Defense ministryWorld October 22, 18:45
Gazprom supplies to Europe reach record-breaking 590 mln cubic meters on FridayBusiness & Economy October 22, 18:24
Minsk protests against Ukraine's forced return to Kiev of Belavia planeWorld October 22, 14:05
Russian Foreign Ministry: Militants in Aleppo fail assistance delivery, civilians outflowsRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 14:03
Kremlin: Syria’s breakup may become catastrophe for the regionRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 14:00
Kremlin: Common language at Normandy Four talks is not oftenRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 13:56
Kremlin: Extending humanitarian pause in Aleppo is Putin’s independent decisionRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 13:50
ANKARA, August 8. /TASS/. The investigation of Alparslan Celik, the man suspected of the killing of the Russian Sukhoi-24 bomber’s pilot, Oleg Peshkov, is continuing, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told TASS First Deputy Director-General Mikhail Gusman in an exclusive interview ahead of his visit to Russia.
"The man who is to blame for the death of the Russian pilot is currently in custody," Erdogan said. "He is standing trial. I would like to stress that."
The Turkish Air Force on November 24, 2015 shot down a Russian Sukhoi-24 bomber. Ankara then claimed that the plane had strayed into Turkish airspace. The Russian Defense Ministry said the plane had stayed in Syrian airspace all the time. The crew - the pilot and navigator - ejected themselves. The pilot, Oleg Peshkov was killed with a machine-gun round from the ground while descending by parachute. The navigator was rescued and taken to base.