Daily Archives: September 15, 2013

Syria chemical attack ‘fabricated’: Russia’s Lavrov

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that the chemical attack in Syria last month, which the US and its allies blamed on the government of Bashar al-Assad, was “fabricated.”

via PressTV – Syria chemical attack ‘fabricated’: Russia’s Lavrov.

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Russian missile destroyer heads towards Mediterranean

The Russian Navy intends to build its presence in the Mediterranean Sea – particularly in the area close to Syrian shores – to up to 10 battleships, announced Admiral of the Fleet Viktor Chirkov. Two battleships of the Russia’s Black Fleet, guided missile destroyer ‘Smetlivy’ and landing craft carrier ‘Nikolay Filchenkov’ left their bases in Sevastopol and Novorossiysk respectively and early on Friday morning and passed the Bosphorus Strait, heading to the eastern Mediterranean