Iraq expresses its enormous gratitude to Russia for its attempts to help the Iraqi people at a difficult time, the Iraqi government has announced. 'Our Russian friends are trying to end this senseless war by raising the matter at the UN Security Council,' said Iraqi Information Minister Mohammed al-Sahhaf.
The Iraqi authorities have once again repeated that Russia has never supplied Iraq with high-precision military equipment. 'This is a lie invented by the US in order to blacken the reputations of Iraq and Russia,' said the minister.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War