U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he expected a “shift” in Russia's strategy in Syria, referring to “fresh memories” in Moscow of the drawn-out Afghan war in the 1980s, Agence France-Presse reported Tuesday.
The Russian government on Tuesday published a list of economic sanctions against Turkey, including an import ban on Turkish products, as retaliation after the downing of a Russian Su-24.
Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos will receive just 1.5 trillion rubles ($22.5 billion) in government funding over the next ten years, less than half of estimated figures cited by space officials earlier this year.
The level of fear among Russians about the possibility of a terror attack is approaching those recorded in the direct aftermath of twin suicide bombings in Volgograd in 2013, new data by state-run pollster VTsIOM showed.
The body of Oleg Peshkov — the Russian pilot killed after his Su-24 bomber was shot down by Turkish forces on the Turkish-Syrian border on Nov. 24 — was flown back to Russia on Monday, Russian media reported.
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