On Sunday a large-scale exercise of the Russian Interior Ministry's forces has begun under commander-in-chief Vyacheslav Tikhomirov. The press service of the interior forces of the North Caucasian military district reports that a training assembly of this scope is held for the first time ever. The goal is: acting out operations against bandit formations. Focus will be on teamwork between different units of the interior and other power departments, the press service reports.
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