Russia Halts New Weapon Sales To Syria

On Monday, Russia said it would not sign new weapons contracts with Syria until the situation there calms down.

Sections:  news   world   
Topics:  middle east   russia   syria   syrian uprising   
  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
  • Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance
    Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press.... More
  • Three years of illegal Crimea occupation by Russia
    Russia on Saturday marked a low-key third anniversary of the seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, as Kiev blasted the annexation of the strategic Black Sea peninsula as a "crime". State-run television showed footage of sparsely attended concerts and parades in ...
    03/17/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Russia halts Proton-M launches amid 'technical checks' that could delay crucial launches for months
    Russia's space agency said on Wednesday it had ordered extra checks to be made on its Proton-M rockets, meaning it might be forced to delay some satellite launches this year. Roscosmos, the Russian equivalent of NASA, made the announcement after the ...
    01/24/2017 - 3:48 pm | View Link
  • Voices silenced: A look at Russian ensemble wiped out by crash
    The Russian military choir that lost most of its singers in a plane crash Sunday is often described as the Kremlin’s “singing weapon.” The Alexandrov Ensemble, sometimes referred to as the Red Army choir, was founded in the 1920s. It won global fame ...
    12/24/2016 - 3:00 pm | View Link
  • Russia lifts ban on missile sales to Iran
    Russia has lifted a ban on missile systems sales to Iran, the first move by a major power to get a head start in the race to benefit from a nuclear deal with Tehran. The move comes after Russia, the United States and other world powers reached an interim ...
    04/13/2015 - 9:13 pm | View Link
  • France double crosses Russia suspends warships deal over Ukraine crisis Is Russia getting ready for a blitzkrieg attack on Ukraine
    First of two vessels due for delivery this month will not be handed over until military action in Ukraine ceases France will not hand over the first of two state-of-the-art warships built for the Russians until Moscow halts its military action in Ukraine ...
    11/26/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • More
  • Energy policy of Russia
    The Energy policy of Russia is contained in an Energy Strategy document, which sets out policy for the period up to 2020. In 2000 the Russian government approved the ...
    04/28/2017 - 6:58 pm | View Website
  • Russia Today News (RT)
    RT delivers latest news and current events from around the world including special reports, entertainment news and exclusive video.
    04/28/2017 - 11:56 am | View Website
  • Russia–Ukraine gas disputes
    The Russia–Ukraine gas disputes refer to a number of disputes between Ukrainian oil and gas company Naftohaz Ukrayiny and Russian gas supplier Gazprom over natural ...
    04/27/2017 - 9:08 pm | View Website
  • Russian Arms Export Contracts
    Russian Arms Export Contracts - Military Forum for Russian and Global Defence Issues
    04/27/2017 - 5:05 pm | View Website
  • SpokenEdition
    A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. Perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing ...
    04/27/2017 - 1:42 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News