Andrei Vdovin, the Russian Foreign Minister's Special Envoy, heads for the Middle East on Wednesday on the instructions of Igor Ivanov. Further efforts on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict settlement and the resumption of talks is the aim of the trip. "These steps are taken in close coordination with the US co-sponsor of the peace-making process and other international intermediaries, first of all, with the UN and the European Union," the Russian Foreign Ministry stressed.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Kremlin is very concerned about the events related to the crash of the Il-20 Russian military aircraft in Syria
Representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry said that the missile that shot down the passenger Boeing 777 aircraft over the Donbass on July 17, 2014, was manufactured in 1986