Wind speed is forecasted to increase to 22 meters per second in St. Petersburg and in the Leningrad region of Russia soon. This may result in ice breaking away from the bank, the press service of the civil defense and emergencies departments reported referring to the weather forecast center. It warns it is very dangerous to step on the ice now. Residents were also warned that trees may start falling and icicles may drop from roofs of houses.
Turkish President Erdogan called for a revision of the 1923 Lausanne Treaty, which consolidated the results of the First World War for Turkey in 1923
On December 10, 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, its thirty articles enshrining basic and fundamental rights guaranteeing dignity of the human person and equality for all, regardless of race, color, creed or gender. A pipe dream?
Vladimir Putin's aircraft landed on Hmeymim airbase of the Russian Air Force in Syria in the morning of December 11