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Russia is one of guarantors of energy security of all Eurasia. It is said in the telegram which was sent by the head of state Vladimir Putin to participants and guests of the forum "Russian Power Week".

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The Minister of Education and Science Olga Vasilyeva has said that in dissertation work of the Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky there is no plagiarism.

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In Catalonia there pass mass protests against police brutality: on Sunday the Spanish law enforcement agencies have applied drastic measures in relation to inhabitants of the region who have participated in a referendum on independence. During collisions, according to local authorities, more than 800 people have suffered. RT conducts a live broadca...

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Star of mixed martial arts, the champion of UFC in lightweight Conor McGregor has expressed condolences injured with firing in Mandalay Bay hotel complex in Las Vegas.

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The legendary Czech hockey player Yaromir Jágr has said that the next season which he will spend as a part of club of the National Hockey League (NHL) "Calgary Fleymz" with high probability will become for him the last.

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The Football Union of Russia (FUR) has posted video about the first day of training of national team of Russia for test matches with the national teams of South Korea and Iran.

Date: 9 months ago   Category: World

Under cross fire: whether Tal Afar will become the second Mosul


The Iraqi government troops declared full blocking of fighters of Islamic State * in the Iraqi Tal Afar in 50 km to the west from Mosul. In the city heavy fighting is conducted — in Tal Afar about 2000 fighters still act and there are about 10 thousand civilians. They are forced to run under cross fire, however even rescue from the city doesn't give relief: in camps for displaced persons there isn't enough drinking water and food. Moreover, here treat refugees with extreme suspiciousness as soldiers on posts don't know whether peace the inhabitant, the Islamic State terrorist or the suicide bomber approaches them.

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