Russian parliament approves suspension of plutonium accord with U.S.

The Levant News — The lower house of the Russian parliament on Wednesday approved President Vladimir Putin’s decree on suspending a plutonium accord with the United States, Russian news agencies reported. The agreement was concluded in 2000 and bound the two sides to dispose of surplus plutonium originally intended for use in nuclear weapons. Agencies …

Arts Transcend the Borders: the Unveiling of the First Russian Film Festival in Lebanon

The Levant News – Beirut – In recognition of the importance of strengthening the ties between Russia and Lebanon, while believing in arts and culture as a bridge between nations, well-known production company Buta Films (Russia) will hold a press conference on October 11 at Phoenicia Hotel-Beirut to officially announce the launch of the first Russian …

Top 10 Western lies about Syrian conflict

By Neil Clark for RT – Neil Clark is a journalist, writer, broadcaster and blogger. He has written for many newspapers and magazines in the UK and other countries including The Guardian, Morning Star, Daily and Sunday Express, Mail on Sunday, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, New Statesman, The Spectator, The Week, and The American Conservative. …

US Officials Believe Russia Deployed S-300 Advanced Anti-Missile System to Syria

Moscow has for the first time deployed the S-300 (NATO reporting name SA-23 Gladiator) advanced anti-missile and anti-aircraft system to Syria, Fox News reported Tuesday, citing three unnamed US officials. According to the Fox News broadcaster, the anti-missile system arrived at a naval base in Syria’s coastal city of Tartus over the weekend in the …

Moscow: Fight Against International Terrorism Russia’s Only Goal in Syria

MOSCOW — Russia pursues only one goal in Syria and it is countering international terrorism, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday. “In Syria, Russia is pursuing only one specific goal, it has been determined and announced — it is the fight against the international terrorism,” Zakharova told Russia’s Govorit Moskva broadcaster. …