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Angelina Jolie visits Russia as U.N. goodwill ambassador

American actress Angelina Jolie is coming to Russia for an unofficial visit as a goodwill ambassador representing the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, reported the Information and Press Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

She is planning to familiarise herself with activities of UNHCR officers in the North Caucasus and study the situation with Chechen displaced persons in Ingushetia and North Ossetia, two of Chechnya's North Caucasian neighbours. She is also having a meeting with Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Yury Fedotov on Thursday to discuss the status of people who were forced to flee Chechnya and cooperation between Russia and the UNHCR.

Ms. Jolie's visit to Russia ends on August 24.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a briefing in Beijing that the question about the shipment of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Syria had not been resolved yet. However, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad said that S-300 missile systems had been delivered to Syria last month

Israel can learn many lessons with the help of Russia's S-300 air defence systems in Syria

Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems

Israel vows to destroy Russia's S-300 in Syria in case of danger
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