Breaking news, November 9th, 2017
The Presidents Putin and Trump will meet on the sidelines of the APEC summit on November 10, Russian President’s aide Ushakov said. The time of the meeting is to be agreed upon.
The response to the possible legislative prohibition of «Russian state video content» in the US may be the restriction of the CNN TV channel in Russia, Information Policy Committee of the Federation Council commented. «If the law is adopted, Russia will take measures mirroring the actions of the US Congress. CNN will immediately isolated in Russia, a legislative ban will be introduced to exclude CNN from all broadcasts, including in cable television, » – committee member Morozov said.
The Ministry of Defense of Syria officially announced the release of the strategic city of Abu Kemal from the ISIS militants. The units of the Syrian army, together with the friendly units of the Iraqi militia, «Hasd al-Shaabi» took the city under siege, and today they cleared the whole area from jihadists. Abu Kemal is located in the strategic spot, on the border of Syria and Iraq. After this loss, ISIS virtually ceased to exist as a whole territorial formation.
Police detained 101 people on suspicion of having links with the terrorist organization ISIS in the Turkish capital. There are totally 245 people suspected, more than 1.5 thousand employees of the Turkish security forces continue the antiterrorist operation in several districts of Ankara.
During the past day the AFU shelled the positions of the People’s Militia of the LPR 11 times. The areas of settlements Kalinovo, Logvinovo, Kalinovka, Kalinovo-Borshchevatoy, Sokolniki, Krasny Liman and Zhelobok were subjected to shelling by means of mortars, armored vehicles, anti-aircraft guns, grenade launchers of various types and small arms.
During the past day the AFU violated the ceasefire 23 times in the DPR. During the shelling they used mortars of various caliber, APCs, IFVs, grenade launchers and small arms. 13 front-line settlements got under the enemy’s fire. As a result of the evening shelling of the village of Sakhanka (in the south of the Republic), six houses were damaged. Splinters damaged facades, windows and roofing. There is no information on any victims.