According to ISIS media, the terrorists shot down a Syrian air force aircraft in the east of Deir-ez-Zor province. They claim that a Syrian aircraft was carrying out an operation in the area of the Iraqi border and was shot down over the village of al-Bakan near the city of Abu-Kemal on the Euphrates eastern. ISIS sources reported that both pilots survived and were taken prisoners by jihadists. Nevertheless, this information has not yet been confirmed by the government army.
This week, the Ministry of Justice of Russia will register the first foreign media as foreign agents. Notifications of the possible recognition of the foreign agent in Russia were sent to Radio Liberty, Voice of America, CNN, and Radio Liberty projects — Idel.Realii, Caucus.Realities and Present-Day, Crimea.Realities, Factography, Siberia. Realities and Marsho radio that is broadcasting in the Chechen language.
During the past day the AFU violated the ceasefire regime 48 times in the DPR, firing over 1,500 ammunition. During the shelling, artillery, mortars of various caliber, grenade launchers and small arms were used. 21 settlements of the Republic got under the AFU fire. The most intensive bombardments were conducted in Donetsk direction. As a result of shelling in Dokuchaevsk, three houses were damaged.
During the past day the AFU shelled the positions of the People’s Militia of the LPR 12 times. Kalinovo, Frunze, Kalinovka, Krutaya Gora, Logvinovo, Sokolniki and Kalinovo-Borshchevatye were shelled by means of mortars of various caliber, arms of infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms.
Israel is concerned about the growing anti-Semitism in Ukraine, but does not always express it publicly, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said. Here is the proof: last year’s visit to Ukraine of the President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, brought anger to local politicians, reminding the Verkhovna Rada of the crimes of nationalists during the Second World War. Yet the same issue was last week raised during the visit of the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin to Israel.
The UK Ex-PM Tony Blair said that he is working on the abolition of Brexit. He stressed that London will not agree with Brussels on the terms of withdrawal from the EU, because the UK wants to withdraw from the market, but at the same time retain all its advantages.