Putin orders withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria

The Syrian and Russian sides agreed, during a telephone call between President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to decrease the number of the Russian air forces in Syria. “After the successes achieved by the Syrian Arab Army, in cooperation with the Russian air force in combating terrorism and the restoration of security and stability to many regions in Syria, with an increase in reconciliations in the country… the Syrian and Russian sides agreed, during a phone call between Presidents Bashar al-Assad and Vladimir Putin to decrease the…

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We go to Russia!

In 2017, Russia will host the next World Festival of Youth and Students. This decided the General Council of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) this sunday in Moscow. Russia’s youth authority, Rosmolodezh, supervising the Russian bid said the decision was about the hosting country, while the hosting city will be named at a meeting due later in spring. This First International Preparation Meeting will be hosted in Ecuador, the country of the last World Festival in 2013.

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Statement of Sergei Pospelov at the WFDY meeting in Havana

We reproduce the statement of Sergei Pospeloy on behalf of the Russian Federal Youth Agency at the General Assemblea of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY): Dear comrades, dear friends! First of all let me congratulate you with a holiday – international day of youth! Allow me to thank the organizers of this meeting for their warm welcome and hospitality. It is truly great to be here in Cuba – a country with which Russia shares a long history of friendship and a common understanding of the world along…

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Russia offers to host 19th World Festival of Youth and Students

A Russian delegation led by the head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Youth Affairs, Sergei Pospelov, departed on Monday for the capital of Cuba, Havana, to officially submit a Russian bid to host the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Russia in 2017, the agency said Monday. Pospelov said the bid was due to be officially presented at the General Assembly of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) in Cuba on November 8-12. According to him, the winning country is likely to be announced this week.

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Maduro: Venezuela supports Russian efforts for fighting terrorism in Syria

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro expressed his country’s support to the Russian efforts for combating terrorism in Syria by launching airstrikes against terrorist organizations. »We in Venezuela support Russian Federation’s decision as a way for undermining the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terroristorganization«, Maduro said in a radio and TV interview on Wednesday.

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Moscow announces Russian, US consultations on Syria

Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that Russian, US consultations on the level of envoys will be conducted on settling the crisis in Syria. Maria Zakharova, Spokesperson of the Russian foreign Ministry said that Special Representative of the Russian President, Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Bogdanov will meet on Friday the US Special envoy for Syrian Affairs Michael Ratney who is on a visit to Moscow nowadays.

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