The federal command in Chechnya has refuted reports about clashes between Russian units and some 200 Chechen rebels in the Nozhai-Yurt district on the Daghestani border. The situation in Chechnya is under control, major fighting is not spotted and federal forces are being rotated in accordance with pre-set plans, say the military. Combat aviation was not used in the Nozhai-Yurt district last Friday, reports the federal command.
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