Putin congratulates Ethiopian PM on Nobel Peace Prize win
The president pointed to good relations between Russia and Ethiopia
Tehran hails Putin-Erdogan agreements on Syria
On October 22, the Russian and Turkish leaders signed a memorandum on joint action to resolve the situation in northeast Syria, which provides for Russian troops entry to the Turkish-Syrian border territory
Turkey confirms enactment of Sochi deal with Russia on Syria underway
In accordance with the agreements, on October 23, 2019, at noon Russian military police and Syrian border guards will enter the Syrian side of the Turkish-Syrian border
Trump calls developments around Syria 'good news'
On October 22, Moscow and Ankara reached an agreement on granting Kurdish forces 150 hours to withdraw from the 30-kilometer zone on the border with Turkey
Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister arrives in Sochi for summit
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this year for ending the conflict with Eritrea
Russian embassy asks US Department of State about Butina's deportation
Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said that the embassy "sent a diplomatic note to the US Department of State asking to explain the procedure for the Russian citizen's return home"
No formal obstacles for Butina's return to Russia — ambassador
Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said that Russian national Maria Butina's prison sentence ends on October 25
Russia is ready to unilaterally observe moratorium on deploying missiles — diplomat
Russia's deputy permanent representative to the UN office in Geneva Andrey Belousov said that Moscow strives to prevent new missile crises
Special agency may be set up to assist refugees returning from Syria's north — Shoigu
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said that "many legal issues emerge that are not regulated by international law in any way"