There were no traces of fire or explosion found on either the bodies or fragments of the aircraft. At the same time, a terrorist act in the form of a mechanical impact on board the aircraft could be possible. Specialists have already started analysing the recovered wreckage of the aircraft
Russia's Ministry for Transportation does not consider a terrorist attack to be one of the versions that led to the crash of the Tu-154 passenger airliner of the Russian Defence Ministry in the Black Sea on December 25. For the time being, we know that the weather was fine, the pilots were experienced, and the aircraft was technically sound
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoygu said during a ministerial meeting that Russia eliminated 35,000 militants during operations conducted by the Russian Air Force in Syria. The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on 21 December to set up a mechanism to conduct investigations into incidents of war crimes in Syria
State Department spokesman John Kirby said during a regular press briefing in Washington that the United States was not losing its leadership in the regulation of the Syrian crisis at the time when Moscow, Tehran and Ankara were making the same steps in this direction
Palmyra was seized by Islamic State terrorists again on December 11. Up to 4,000 terrorists arrived from Raqqa to take the ancient Syrian city. The Syrian troops are trying to liberate the city again. Why was Palmyra seized again? Was it Russia or Syria that made a mistake?
Why did the USA invade Syria and why did Russia have to interfere? Why does Russia protect Syria? It is an open secret now that Washington created the Islamic State and other terrorist groups in the Middle East, but the hotbed of international terrorism in the region is not actually the point here
Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye, is a song about the ravages of war. Johnathon Lighter states, "The song has often been supposed to be an anti-recruiting song and to have been written in Ireland in the late 18th or early 19th century, at the time of or in response to the Kandyan Wars.
A report and investigation by NSNBC media channel sent to Pravda.Ru has confirmed that Latin American civil aviation has a very dark side, so dark that lives are endangered. As this weekend all soccer matches will hold a minute's silence in respect of the Chapecoense club from Brazil, let us point the finger of responsibility.
Spokespeople for the Russian center for reconciliation of warring parties in Syria said that the area in the east of Aleppo, where more than 90,000 people live, was completely liberated from terrorists. At the same time, the current US administration is still trying to negotiate with Russia on the completion of the siege of Aleppo
Violent clashes with police took place last week in the north-west of Cameroon. Three people were killed after the local authorities tried to switch education and the legal system in English-speaking provinces into French language. Cameroon is ruled by the president, who spends ten months a year living in Switzerland
The Russian Defense Ministry has found evidence proving that ISIS terrorists use poisonous substances in Syria. According to the official spokesman for the department, Major-General Igor Konashenkov, a rapid identification of nine samples showed the presence of chlorine and white phosphorous in weapons
Deck-based Su-33 fighter jets of Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier have destroyed at least 30 militants of Jabhat en-Nusra terrorist group. A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed after take off from the Admiral Kuznetsov on November 14, but the incident did not change the plans of the Russian aircraft carrier group
The Pentagon has acknowledged that as many as 64 civilians had been killed in Syria and Iraq as a result of US air raids. Five civilians were killed in the vicinity of Deir ez-Zor in Syria in November of 2015. On March 5, a US airstrike near Mosul killed ten civilians. Earlier, the US would persistently accuse Russia of civilians casualties