Jihadist chemical attacks to be blamed on Assad, warns Russia
Wednesday 12th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
EIGHT members of extremist cells have been arrested in connection with last week’s deadly bombing on the St Petersburg Metro, Russia’s intelligence chief Alexander Bortnikov said yesterday.
The suicide bombing in Russia’s second-largest city killed 13 people and...
BORIS JOHNSON loves to tell the story of how he rescued a young woman threatened by a mugger, by riding his bicycle full pelt into a blind alley and bellowing: “Be off, you blackguard!”
The story, almost certainly only true in Johnson’s imagination, concludes with the...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
JEREMY CORBYN accused Boris Johnson yesterday of displaying a “cold-war mentality” over Syria.
The Labour leader said the Foreign Secretary was sending out “all the wrong signals” by cancelling a trip to Moscow, where he was to engage in talks with his Russian...
Tuesday 11th Apr 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
TORY Defence Secretary Michael Fallon blamed Russia yesterday for “every civilian death” caused by the chemical weapons attack in Syria widely blamed — without evidence — on President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.
Fallon claimed that the government of Vladimir...
Monday 10th Apr 2017
Moscow vows to reinforce Syria’s air defences
Saturday 8th Apr 2017
Moscow vows to oppose UN resolution blaming Damascus
Thursday 6th Apr 2017
PARIS Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced last night that the Eiffel Tower would remain dark from midnight to honour the St Petersburg Metro bombing victims.
The mayor made the announcement in a tweet that carried the hashtag #noussommesunis (weareunited).
Russian media had drawn...
Wednesday 5th Apr 2017
by Our Foreign Desk
RUSSIAN Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova confirmed last night that 10 people had died in an explosion on the St Petersburg metro.
Ms Skvortsova said that seven people were killed on the spot, another died in an ambulance heading for hospital and two...
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
The fact Trump won has little to do with any Russian trickery, writes JOHN GREEN
Saturday 1st Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features